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Saturday Roundup

* It remains unspeakably strange that in the alternate universe known as the U.S. Senate, one of the largest environmental calamities in history has made drilling more imperative to passing energy reform. * BP appears to have resumed its efforts...

By Greg Sargent  |  May 29, 2010; 10:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  2010 elections , Climate change , House GOPers , Joe Sestak , Senate Dems , Senate Republicans  
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Happy Hour Roundup

* Not sure why this isn't getting more attention: BP's efforts to plug the damn hole stalled again at 2:30 A.M. this morning. And there's this: The suspension of the effort was not announced, and appeared to again contradict statements...

By Greg Sargent  |  May 28, 2010; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  2010 elections , Climate change , Happy Hour Roundup , House GOPers , Joe Sestak , Senate Republicans  
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Bush ethics chief to GOP: 'Move on' from Sestak story

Earlier this week, Richard Painter, the chief White House ethics officer under George W. Bush, argued that it didn't look like there all that was much to the Joe Sestak story. Even if there had been some kind of "job"...

By Greg Sargent  |  May 28, 2010; 2:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (57)
Categories:  Joe Sestak , Senate Dems , Senate Republicans  
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Joe Sestak's version of the White House job offer story

Joe Sestak's statement, just out, downplays the story about his White House job offer even more than the White House's version of events did: Last summer, I received a phone call from President Clinton. During the course of the conversation,...

By Greg Sargent  |  May 28, 2010; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (100)
Categories:  Joe Sestak  
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White House offered Joe Sestak unpaid advisory board position

I noted below that the White House asked Bill Clinton to meet with Joe Sestak to gauge whether he'd be open to alternatives other than running for Senate. Now I've got some detail on precisely what alternatives were discussed. According...

By Greg Sargent  |  May 28, 2010; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (83)
Categories:  Joe Sestak , Senate Dems  
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EXCLUSIVE: White House asked Bill Clinton to talk to Joe Sestak about Senate run

Senior White House advisers asked former President Bill Clinton to talk to Joe Sestak about whether he was serious about running for Senate, and to feel out whether he'd be open to other alternatives, according to sources familiar with the...

By Greg Sargent  |  May 28, 2010; 9:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (415)
Categories:  2010 elections , Joe Sestak , Senate Dems  
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Time to clean up Sestak mess, part II, Greg Sargent , May 27, 2010
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