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12:25 PM ET, June 19, 2012

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Jonathan Karl / ABCNEWS:
Marco Rubio Not Being Vetted to Be Mitt Romney's Running Mate  —  (Riccardo S. Savi/WireImage/Getty Images)  —  Even before the Republicans chose a presidential nominee it was widely assumed that Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., would be at the top of anybody's list of vice presidential candidates.
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Alexander Burns / Politico:
Report: It isn't Rubio  —  ABC's Jon Karl:
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 …
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SOOPERMEXICAN:
Another Ridiculous Lie From Liberal Media - Distorting Romney's “WAWAs” Hoagie Speech  —  Another example of how ridiculous the media is in their uncompromising struggle to distort the truth in order to make sure Obama wins and Conservatives lose.  —  Today it's being widely reported …
Zeke Miller / BuzzFeed:
When Mitt Romney Went To “WaWas”
Discussion: Mediaite
Ashley Parker / New York Times:
Road Trip Helps Romney Brush Up on Banter
Lisa Lerer / Bloomberg:
Obama Immigration Policy Favored 2-To-1 By Likely Voters  —  President Barack Obama is winning the opening round in the battle over immigration, according to a Bloomberg poll released today, putting Republicans on the defensive with his decision to end the deportations of some illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children,
Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
Obama Threatens Any Opposition to the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt with the Withdrawal of All U.S. Aid  —  February 2011: Pamela Geller, Front Page Magazine Interview: Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood … It wasn't enough that Obama invited the Muslim Brotherhood to his submission speech …
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Max Boot / Commentary Magazine:
Let the Brotherhood Rule in Egypt
Discussion: Power Line
Tim Mak / Politico:
Mitch McConnell: Start over on health care  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday savaged the president's health care reform plans, now before the Supreme Court, as the “single biggest step in the direction of Europeanizing America” and accused Democrats of living “every day to raise taxes.”
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Justin Sink / The Hill:   McConnell: GOP ‘prepared to do a grand bargain’ on budget
NY Daily News:
Brooklyn family to sue city after son blinded by bullies in brutal assault at Roy H. Mann Junior High School  —  Exclusive: Kardin Ulysse has had two surgeries since June 5 beatdown at Bergen Beach school  —  Kardin Ulysse, a victim a brutal beatdown at Roy H. Mann Junior High School in Bergen Beach …
Karen Finney / The Hill:
Neil Munro's incivility  —  It's not just that interrupting the president of the United States, as Neil Munro from the Daily Caller did not once but twice last week during a routine press event in the White House Rose Garden, crossed the line from uncivil to inappropriate.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Pirate's Cove
Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
GOP lawmaker's bill would block Obama deportation policy  —  Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) on Monday proposed legislation that would block enforcement of President Obama's new policy of letting certain illegal immigrants request temporary relief from deportation.
Tim Mak / Politico:
Asians biggest immigrant group, study shows  —  Asians have surpassed Hispanics in terms of the number of immigrants moving to the United States, according to a new Pew Research Center survey on Tuesday, and most Asian-Americans prefer the Democratic Party.  —  Asians made up 36 percent …
Discussion: New York Magazine
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Pew Social & Demographic Trends:
The Rise of Asian Americans
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Dem hopes of taking House dim  —  Democratic hopes of recapturing the House are dimming as a series of race-by-race setbacks and economic uncertainty suggest that the 25 seats they need to net might be out of reach.  —  The Hill projects that Democrats will net somewhere between 10 and 15 seats …
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Senate Dems balk at ending Bush-era tax rates on wealthy without a deficit deal  —  A growing number of Senate Democrats are signaling they are not prepared to raise taxes on anyone in the weak economy unless Congress approves a grand bargain to reduce the deficit.
Investor's Business Daily:
Obama's Lawless Presidency Close To Totalitarianism  —  The Obama Record: The chief executive who swore to faithfully execute the nation's laws picks those he'll ignore and makes up others through regulation and executive order.  He sees no need for a Congress or Constitution.
Aaron Martin / www2.wsls.com:
BEDFORD COUNTY, VA —  When Tim Morris got his mail last week he found a pretty big surprise, a document asking his dog Mozart to register to vote.  —  Not only is Mozart a dog but he's been dead for two years.  —  “I opened it up and looked at it and I just laughed,” Morris said.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Michael Cooper / New York Times:
Many American Workers Are Underemployed and Underpaid  —  Throughout the Great Recession and the not-so-great recovery, the most commonly discussed measure of misery has been unemployment.  But many middle-class and working-class people who are fortunate enough to have work are struggling as well …
Max Harrold / Montreal Gazette:
New registry to track homophobic incidents  —  In what may be a world-first, Gai Écoute's anonymous Registre des actes homophobes will document complaints of anti-gay abuse and violence in Quebec.  —  MONTREAL - On a frigid night last winter, a gay man and a straight man went …
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Joe. My. God.
Bloomberg:
What If Mitt Romney Were Jewish?  —  The Washington Post (WPO)'s Jason Horowitz reported this month that officials on Mitt Romney's campaign don't care much for journalistic explorations of their candidate's religious beliefs.  —  One spokeswoman, Andrea Saul, has been throwing brushback pitches …
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and The Daily Dish
Stephen Gray / PinkNews.co.uk:
Man searched at airport on suspicion of paedophilia ‘because he had a camera and a boyfriend’  —  The officer thought the man looked as though he was ‘involved in paedophilia’  —  A gay man was stopped at Gatwick airport last year by a Border Force officer who suspected he was 'involved …
Jared Bernstein / Rolling Stone:
What Part of 'Austerity Isn't Working' Don't People Get?  —  As I prepared for a talk on austerity last week, I found myself a bit stuck.  What can you say other than that it's very clearly not working, nor should we expect it to, nor has it ever?  And then I hit upon what I think is the key question …
Discussion: Paul Krugman
Damien Cave / New York Times:
American Children, Now Struggling to Adjust to Life in Mexico  —  IZÚCAR DE MATAMOROS, Mexico — Jeffrey Isidoro sat near the door of his fifth-grade classroom here in central Mexico, staring outside through designer glasses that, like his Nike sneakers and Nike backpack …
Discussion: Colorlines and NewsBusters.org
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.
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
‘The Two Men Barely Looked at Each Other’  —  CBS reports that when Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin met with the press after their long private discussion, “The two men barely looked at each other.  You could just feel, sort of, the tension between them.  And the body language really represented …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Rev. Jesse Jackson / The Huffington Post:
Adidas Shackle Shoe Human Degradation  —  The attempt to commercialize and make popular more than 200 years of human degradation, where blacks were considered three-fifths human by our Constitution is offensive, appalling and insensitive.  Removing the chains from our ankles and placing them on our shoes is no progress
Discussion: CBS Detroit
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 …
Dan Froomkin / The Huffington Post:
Occupy Protesters' Rights Must Be Protected, U.N. Says; U.S. Says Nothing … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  United Nations, Frank La Rue, Maina Kiai, Occupy Camps, Occupy Protesters, Special Rapporteur, UN Human Rights Council, United Nations Human Rights Council, Occupy, Occupy Police, Occupy Wall Street, Protesters' Rights, World News
Richard Spencer / Telegraph:
Britain stops Russian ship carrying attack helicopters for Syria  —  A Russian ship believed to be carrying helicopters and missiles for Syria has been effectively stopped in its tracks off the coast of Scotland after its insurance was cancelled at the behest of the British government.
Jon Hilsenrath / Wall Street Journal:
Fed Wrestles With How Best to Bridge U.S. Credit Divide  —  The U.S. recovery is hobbled by an economic divide that separates Americans not by income or wealth but by their access to credit.  —  The housing bust left behind millions of people with credit records damaged by plunging home prices …
 
 
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George Monbiot / Guardian:
Rio 2012: it's a make-or-break summit. Just like they told us at Rio 1992 | George Monbiot
Discussion: Via Meadia
Lynn Bartels / Denver Post:
Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson, Libertarian from New Mexico, attempts to woo voters
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
William La Jeunesse / Fox News:
Holder, Issa set for critical meeting on Fast and Furious documents, contempt vote
Discussion: Hot Air
Dylan Byers / Politico:
BuzzFeed names D.C. chief: John Stanton
Donna Cassata / Associated Press:
US plans significant military presence in Kuwait
Politico:
NRCC expands ad campaign in tough races
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Kate Noceraand Manu Raju / Politico:
Can Chuck Schumer win back Wall St. for Democrats?
Discussion: Business Insider
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Yahoo! News:
Newt Gingrich's advice for Mitt Romney: Sharpen your animal instincts
Discussion: The Hill, CNN and The Raw Story
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Obama team debuts Spanish-language ads with media mogul Cristina Saralegui
Discussion: Politico
Associated Press:
Republicans seek cuts to food stamp program with new farm bill
Sahil Kapur / tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com:
TPMDC  —  Scalia Reverses Himself: Now Disagrees With Key …
 

 
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