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Posted at 6:30 PM ET, 03/ 7/2011


By Ezra Klein

Recap: What John Boehner needs to do to change the tone on entitlements; why conservatives should support campaign-finance reform; and remember when every single Senate Republican voted to call the individual mandate a “tax”?


1) Paul Krugman says you should read this blog in general, and Wonkbook in particular. And he has a Nobel prize. (Click here to subscribe to Wonkbook.)

2) Fix it first, expand it second, reward it third: A new strategy for America’s highways.

3) I’m also excited for X-Men: First Class.

4) Richard Freeman on unions.

5) “By the time most teens find themselves in a Planned Parenthood or other reproductive health clinic, they are already sexually active and there to get contraception.”

By Ezra Klein  | March 7, 2011; 6:30 PM ET
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If the Republicans were actually serious about reducing abortions in this country, they'd double the federal funds to Planned Parenthood.

That's great about the Krugman piece in Time magazine. Congrats, Ezra!

Posted by: Patrick_M | March 7, 2011 8:19 PM | Report abuse

Even before I read Paul Krugman's recommendation, I accidentally your full rss feed.

Posted by: StephenBank | March 7, 2011 10:09 PM | Report abuse

"Paul Krugman says you should this blog in general"

Will this blog in general do me shall, dude. I your full RSS feed did, too, I did.

Posted by: rmgregory | March 7, 2011 11:12 PM | Report abuse

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