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1:45 PM ET, March 13, 2013

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Jordan Davis / Florida Times Union:
Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigns  —  Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll has resigned.  —  The resignation comes two days after Florida Department of Law Enforcement officers interviewed Carroll about her involvement with Allied Veterans of the World, a non-profit that operates internet cafes in Florida.
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MiamiHerald.com:
Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigns amid state, federal probe of non-profit veterans group  —  TALLAHASSEE — Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll abruptly resigned amid law enforcement questions about a Florida Internet sweepstakes company at the center of a nationwide criminal investigation.
Tia Mitchell / Tampa Bay Times:
Lt. Gov. Carroll resigns amid racketeering probe
Discussion: First Read
Politico:
CPAC muddle mirrors GOP mess  —  It's not hard to make fun of CPAC.  From the presence of Donald Trump to a meaningless straw poll to a cavalcade of fringe-dwelling book merchants, the event has become more carnival than conservative salon.  —  What is more notable about this year's rendition …
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Jake Sherman / Politico:
Eric Cantor's move to the middle rankles leaders  —  Eric Cantor has spent the last four years carefully cultivating his image as a foil to President Barack Obama and the conservative conscience of House Speaker John Boehner.  —  No more.  —  The man who once threatened to block emergency aid …
Politico:
President Obama to meet with House GOP
Discussion: msnbc.com, Guardian and CNN
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Ryan: Obama outreach not ‘terribly charming’
Discussion: Rush Limbaugh
ABCNEWS:
Transcript: President Obama's Exclusive Interview With George Stephanopoulos  —  GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS:  —  Mr. President, thank you for doing this.  —  PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:  —  It's great to be here.  —  GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS:  —  So, you've done all meetings on Capitol Hill …
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Jonathan Karl / Yahoo! News:
President Obama: There Is No Debt Crisis
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
George Stephanopoulos / ABCNEWS:
President Obama Won't Balance Budget ‘Just for the Sake of Balance’
Washington Post:
Obama's approval drops as Americans take a dimmer view of his economic policies  —  The afterglow of President Obama's reelection and inauguration appears to have vanished as increasingly negative views among Americans about his stewardship of the economy have forced his public approval rating …
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Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
The Morning Plum: No, the GOP isn't “winning” the argument over sequester
Washington Post:
Obama approval, Congress and the sequester
Discussion: Firedoglake, msnbc.com, The Fix and The Hill
Kenneth T. Walsh / US News:
Democrats Fret Over Obama Poll Numbers
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Matthew O'Brien / The Atlantic Online:
Paul Ryan's Tax Math Just Became More Magical  —  Paul Ryan's latest budget relies on even bigger unnamed savings  —  There's something breathtaking about any Paul Ryan budget.  There are the savage cuts to healthcare and safety-net spending for the young and poor.  The deep cuts to education, research, and infrastructure.
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Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
A Tug O' the Forelock
Discussion: Real Clear Politics and Wonkblog
Ryan Grim / The Huffington Post:
How Bill Clinton Inspired The 47 Percent Filmmaker  —  WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton won the presidential election for Barack Obama.  But it wasn't his masterful Democratic National Convention speech or the advice he offered the president's reelection campaign.
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Jason Cherkis / The Huffington Post:
47 Percent Filmmaker Had No Health Insurance
Discussion: Daily Kos
Steve Frank / msnbc.com:
EXCLUSIVE: The ‘47% tape’ and the man who revealed the real Mitt Romney
Discussion: Mother Jones and The Raw Story
uticaod.com:
Police ID fatal shooting suspect as Kurt Myers of Mohawk  —  Mohawk police have identified the man suspected of fatally shooting six and wounding two others as 64-year-old Kurt Myers of Mohawk.  —  Police have not yet apprehended Myers.  State police expect to hold a news conference at the Herkimer barracks within the hour.
Brian Beutler / Talking Points Memo:
Senate Dems Weigh Consequences For GOP Filibusters Of Key Nominees  —  Senate Democratic leaders have engaged in preliminary discussions about how to address Republican procedural obstruction, according to a senior Democratic aide, reflecting an awareness that key administration …
Eric Pfeiffer / Yahoo! News:
Alleged North Korean propaganda video: ‘This is how Americans live today’  —  A new video has been posted to the Live Leak site that claims to be a North Korean propaganda video showing a dystopian American society.  —  It's unclear if the translation is accurate, and whether the video did in fact originate in North Korea.
Discussion: National Review
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Talking smack  —  Team Breitbart: We're going to smack Politico across the face and expose Buzzfeed: … Needless to say, the use of the term “smack” is getting attention, but that's a distraction.  —  The bigger point is the point I've made here repeatedly over the years about Politico …
Discussion: Althouse
Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
House Republicans offer bill to withhold Obama's salary when budget is late  —  House Republicans introduced legislation on Tuesday that would withhold President Obama's salary any time he's late submitting a budget proposal to Congress.  —  The bill from Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.) …
Paul D. Thacker / Slate:
Where the Sun Don't Shine  —  President Obama promised transparency and open government.  He failed miserably.  So why do Washington watchdog groups look the other way?  —  President Obama has failed to deliver on few promises as miserably as his vow to create a more transparent and open government.
ThinkProgress:
Why Aren't More Americans Fired Up About Inequality?  —  With news of record corporate profits and increased bonuses for those at the top of the financial heap — and on-going income stagnation, job loss, and rising poverty for those in the middle and bottom of the ladder …
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Althouse
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
2016 Hillary-Michelle ‘Dream Ticket’ floated … Hillary Clinton hasn't stepped into the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries yet and there's already buzz growing for the ultimate grrl power ticket: Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama.  —  “All due respect for President Obama and Vice President Biden …
Erica Ritz / TheBlaze.com:
NJ MOTHER PRESSURED TO TURN OVER HER GUNS, CHARGED WITH ‘TERRORISTIC THREATS’ AFTER READING THE CONSTITUTION AT TAX DISPUTE ASSEMBLY  —  Key Points:  — Eileen Hart objected to a mandatory re-evaluation of her property value that would drastically increase her tax rates
 
 
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Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
Consider the Lobster Claw: Why a Twist on an Arcade Classic Delights and Disturbs Us
Tamar Lewin / New York Times:
California Bill Would Force Colleges to Honor Online Classes
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Google Admits Street View Project Violated Privacy
Discussion: The Week, PolicyMic, The BLT and Vodkapundit
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Rand Paul: ‘Tolerant’ GOP would have more appeal to young voters
Discussion: Politico
Joby Warrick / Washington Post:
Iran, al-Qaeda relationship is showing cracks, U.S. officials and analysts say
Discussion: Power Line and emptywheel
Justin Sink / Ballot Box:
Rove group mocks Obama's ‘Organizing for Access’
Discussion: CNN
Michael Moore / MichaelMoore.com:
America, You Must Not Look Away (How to Finish Off the NRA)
Discussion: Mediaite and NewsBusters blogs
 Earlier Items: 
Michelle Malkin / Townhall.com:
Obama's Nominee for Secretary of (Illegal Alien) Labor
Center for American Progress:
The United States' Long-Term Debt Problem Isn't as Bad as You Thought
Discussion: Wonkblog and Washington Monthly
Marisa Schultz / detroitnews.com:
Mitt Romney's niece latest to study run for Levin's seat after Scott Romney bows out
Discussion: Politico, Ballot Box and Post Politics
The Sun:
chris huhne ridiculed on his first day in wandsworth jail
Discussion: Guardian, National Updates and BBC