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Zeke Miller / BuzzFeed:
When Mitt Romney Went To “WaWas”  —  Romney amazed by the convenience store's hoagie ordering terminals.
Discussion: Mediaite
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Romney's Wawa visit (Updated)  —  There were some write-ups of Mitt Romney's visit to a Wawa over the weekend during the Pennsylvania leg of his tour, most of which focused on his wading into a local battle over what store has better hoagies.  —  But there was also this moment in which he talked about the …
Discussion: Moe Lane and The PJ Tatler
Dylan Byers / Politico:
MSNBC mischaracterizes Romney remarks  —  MSNBC aired footage today that inaccurately portrayed Mitt Romney's remarks at a campaign stop in Pennsylvania.  —  Discussing how the public sector suffers from a lack of competition, Romney told the audience about an optometrist who wanted to change …
Discussion: Ed Driscoll
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Media pretty excited about Romney talking up Wawa subs or something; Update: Deceptive editing  —  Via the Corner, this is what happens when the big political story on tap for today — a Syriza win in Greece followed by a global market meltdown over the break-up of the eurozone …
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online:
Postcards from the Bus-Capade: Romney Road Report
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
What It Will Mean If the Supreme Court Strikes Down Obamacare  —  Two years ago, when President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, the idea that its individual mandate provision was unconstitutional was laughable.  There was no case law, no precedent, and frankly …
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Sahil Kapur / tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com:
TPMDC  —  Scalia Reverses Himself: Now Disagrees With Key Precedent Supporting Constitutionality Of Health Care Reform  —  To observers of the ‘Obamacare’ oral arguments, it would come as no surprise that Justice Antonin Scalia is a likely vote to strike it down.
Washington Post:
Obama picks John Kerry to play Romney in mock debate rehearsals  —  President Obama has tapped Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, to play Republican Mitt Romney in mock debate rehearsals, Obama campaign officials and the senator's office confirmed Monday.
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Justin Sink / The Hill:
Ann Romney: ‘I doubt’ we'll take as many overseas vacations as the Obamas
CNN:
CNN's GUT CHECK for June 18, 2012
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Dina Rudick / Boston Globe:
John Kerry to play role of Mitt Romney for President Obama's debate prep
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Sen. Brown to debate, if MSNBC drops out  —  Fascinating sign of the times: Sen. Scott Brown announced today that he will accept an invitation to debate Elizabeth Warren at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston, but only on two conditions — one of which is that MSNBC …
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Noah Bierman / Boston Globe:
Scott Brown accepts Kennedy debate with conditions
Discussion: Daily Kos
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Sen. Manchin to skip Democratic convention  —  Three prominent West Virginia Democrats said Monday that they would skip the party's national convention in Charlotte, N.C., this September over concerns that links to the party could hurt their re-election chances.
Discussion: Politico and Scared Monkeys
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Joe Manchin / CNN:   Manchin to skip Democratic National Convention
Alexander Burns / Politico:
W.Va. Dem brass skipping convention
Michael Barbaro / The Caucus:
At Party, Bloomberg Tips Hand on Endorsement  —  Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York has remained coy about whether he plans to endorse a presidential candidate this year, even as Mitt Romney and President Obama aggressively court the billionaire media mogul.
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
The Sad Demise of the Occupy Movement  —  Remember when the Democratic Party saw the Occupy movement as the Left's equivalent of the Tea Party?  That lasted until it became obvious that 1) Occupy wasn't actually much of a movement, and 2) to the extent it existed, it was an embarrassment.
Guardian:
G20 summit: Barroso blames eurozone crisis on US banks  —  EC president says European leaders have not come to Mexico to receive lessons on how to handle the economy  —  The opening day of the G20 summit was threatening to deteriorate into a fractious row between eurozone countries …
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Ed Balls / London News:
Austerity has failed in Europe - we must all now go for growth
Discussion: Paul Krugman
Juliet Macur / New York Times:
Clemens Is Found Not Guilty in Perjury Trial  —  WASHINGTON — Roger Clemens, whose hard throws intimidated even the toughest batters and turned him into one of the best pitchers in baseball history, was acquitted Monday of charges that he lied to Congress in 2008 when he insisted …
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CBS News:
Roger Clemens acquitted on all charges in perjury trial
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Gateway Pundit
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
What The WaPo Went Cool On  —  That scene is a free, makeshift dental clinic for the uninsured.  It was mobbed - as it would be in a developing country.  Except it's right here in Tennessee, where many of the working poor are uninsured, and where the state is perfectly happy to keep it that way.
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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Alec MacGillis / The New Republic:
‘What New Law?’  —  People who would benefit have little idea …
Fred Lucas / CNSNews:
Michelle Obama Jokes About Solar Car Explosion at OSU Commencement  —  (CNSNews.com) - First lady Michelle Obama joked about the explosion of a solar-powered car when encouraging graduates of Oregon State University to persevere through life's challenges.  —  The first lady was the commencement …
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Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Michelle Obama slaps ‘corporate’ work, ‘fat paychecks’
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Allen West says he's ‘dejected’ by Romney's answers on immigration  —  Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said Monday he was “dejected” by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's performance during an interview Friday in which he was asked repeatedly about President Obama's recently announced policy shift on illegal immigration.
Patrick Gavin / Reuters:
Robert Redford: Democrats are bad storytellers  —  Robert Redford's a long-time supporter of the Democratic Party, but he thinks they could stand to learn a thing or two from his profession: Storytelling.  —  In the latest issue of Outside magazine, the actor and director is asked why …
Dave Levinthaland Anna Palmer / Politico:
POLITICO Influence: Skynyrd at RNC  —  PI SCOOP... SKYNYRD, ADKINS, KID ROCK LINE UP FOR RNC CONVENTION: Liberty Plaza Events has signed on musical acts Lynyrd Skynyrd (Aug. 26), Trace Adkins (Aug. 28) and Kid Rock (Aug. 29) for the Republican National Convention in Tampa …
Gary / View from the Wing:
If You Support Government Subsidies for Amtrak, You Can Pay Less to Ride the Train  —  I received an email this morning offering bonus points and a 10% discount on train travel when you join the National Association of Railroad Passengers.  —  Now, the National Association of Railroad Passengers …
Discussion: National Review
Orlando Sentinel:
George Zimmerman jail calls: Trayvon Martin shooter tells wife how to move around money  —  In a half dozen phone calls between a locked-up George Zimmerman and his wife, the couple talk about their love for each other, their confidence in the future and how to move around money, recordings released this morning reveal.
Keegan Gibson / PoliticsPA:
Obama's WV Problem Stretches Into PA  —  A significant portion of western and central Pennsylvania Democrats declined to vote for Barack Obama in the April primary, an analysis by PoliticsPA has found.  The results there resemble those of Arkansas, Kentucky and West Virginia …
Discussion: RedState and Politico
Zombie / PJ Media:
Occupy Oakland protests in FAVOR of child sex trafficking  —  On Wednesday, June 13, members of the Occupy movement protested against a conference dedicated to combatting child sex trafficking — thus, the Occupiers in essence were coming out in favor of one of society's most loathsome moral crimes.
 
 
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Experts Say Romney's Defense Plan Doesn't Add Up
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Accounting for limousines: A moving target
Stacey Szewczyk / DNAinfo.com New York:
Crew of ‘Occu-Pirates’ Gets the Nod to Protest Again
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