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The Plum Line: April 25, 2010 - May 1, 2010

Happy hour roundup

* More studies, please: SecDef Robert Gates is calling on Congressional Dems to delay their push to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell until the Pentagon completes its study (yet another) on the impact of the policy change. Gates argues in...

By Greg Sargent  |  April 30, 2010; 6:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Climate change , Senate Dems , Tea Party  
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GOP Senators to Obama: Don't let Ahmadinejad into the country

This could get a bit of traction on the right: Senator John Cornyn and seven other Republican Senators are now calling on the Obama administration to deny Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad entry into the United States when he visits to...

By Greg Sargent  |  April 30, 2010; 4:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Foreign policy and national security  
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Lowden walks it back for good: "Bartering is not a policy"

Apologies for doing two chickens-for-checkups posts in a row, but this is really news: Sue Lowden has now finally, officially, completely walked back the notion that chickens-for-checkups is a workable solution to our health care crisis. With the gaffe in...

By Greg Sargent  |  April 30, 2010; 2:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 elections , Senate Republicans  
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Chickens for checkups debuts in TV ad campaign!

It's the gaffe that keeps on giving: Chickens for checkups has now made its debut in a paid TV ad campaign. The Patriot Majority, a left leaning third party group, has just gone up on the air with this new...

By Greg Sargent  |  April 30, 2010; 1:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 elections , Senate Dems  
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Obama and the liberal courts

Obama frequently likes to position himself as occupying a pragmatic, non-ideological middle ground between two sides -- right and left -- that are imprisoned, and even blinded, by ideology. This irks liberals who point out that Obama is drawing questionable...

By Greg Sargent  |  April 30, 2010; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Climate change , Supreme Court  
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Billionaire Challenging Meek In Dem Primary Has Republican Past

By now you've heard that flamboyant real estate billionaire Jeff Greene is shaking up the already-wild Florida Senate contest by launching a Dem primary challenge to Kendrick Meek, who is the Dem establishment's choice to make the race. Greene has...

By Greg Sargent  |  April 30, 2010; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 elections , Senate Republicans  
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