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Monday clicks: Air Barbour, Assange book deal; Miller out of the way? Obama on Vick’s 2nd chance

Happy Monday! Here’s some of what’s going on out there. Julian Assange still faces rape charges, but he does have a $1.5 million-dollar book deal. The Wikileaks chief says he’ll use the money to cover the legal fees for both … Continue reading

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P.M. clicks: Beck’s white pride problem, and the amazing, super-fantastic, disappearing oil

How does a gazillion gallons of oil just disappear? Good question. Maybe someone should ask BP’s lawyers. Meanwhile, enjoy the cut-rate BP gasoline, if you can bear to belly up to the pump. Hitchens don’t fear the reaper. It took … Continue reading

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Midday clicks: Jeff Greene’s campaign manager out, more Mad Mel, and Marc Sarnoff: worst person in the world

Shakeup on aisle five… Jeff Greene’s campaign manager is out. The new manager comes to Team Greene from the House of Graham. For Florida politicos: Michael Bender is live-tweeting the Smoke Monster v. Bil McCollum’s matching funds hearing. A new … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Rubio’s tax holiday, World Cup final, and a liberal “tea party?”

As we learn that Roman Polanski will spend the rest of his life in a Swiss chalet rather than an American jail, and Fidel Castro gets ready for his close-up … here’s what’s happening for the rest of us … … Continue reading

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Angle tries to shove crazy back in the corner, walks back BP ‘slush fund’ comments **UPDATED**

Fresh from telling 13-year-old parental rape victims to “make lemonade” out of life’s lemons, Sharron Angle is walking back her latest wacky comments, this time echoing Rand Paul, Joe Barton and Michelle Bachman on BP… The truth of the matter … Continue reading

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Team Aronberg hits back, slams Gelber for trying to ‘have it both ways’ on BP

Dan Gelber jumped all over attorney general primary challenger, and fellow state Senator Dave Aronberg, saying his call for Gelber to resign from a law firm hired by BP was a “cheap shot,” “sophomoric,” and a political stunt. Gelber says … Continue reading

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Gelber pushes back on Aronberg, BP law firm story

Dan Gelber is pushing back hard against his Democratic primary opponent, Dave Aronberg, over the Notorious B-P story. Gelber says Aronberg is pulling a political fast one, trying to take credit for getting Gelber to resign from the law firm, … Continue reading

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Mo’ clicks: me llamo Freddy Kreuger, the vanishing Mr. Rubio, Gelber’s BP problem **UPDATED**

Trending in Florida news: The question of the day is: Marco who? (Or: how to peak too early and box yourself in with the wingers, and only the wingers.) Earth to Marco: when your “base” is people whose question at … Continue reading

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Chris Matthews says it all: GOP ‘kennel trained’ to back big business

Chris Matthews is not amused by right wing support of British Petroleum. On last night’s “Let me finish” segment, Matthews threw out a hard, fast pitch right over home plate, saying people like Reps. Joe Barton and Michelle Bachman have … Continue reading

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Barton hears a ‘who’ (as in ‘who else in the GOP thinks the BP escrow fund is a ‘shakedown’?)

And now, the video that will haunt Joe Barton for the rest of his sorry life… Rep. Joe Barton (R, BP) More on his terrible, horrible, very bad day here. Meanwhile, why is the media acting like what Barton said … Continue reading

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