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Must Read Op-Eds for Thursday, November 10, 2011

11/10/11 09:43AM

THE RIGHT'S SHELLACKING  BY E.J. DIONNEWASHINGTON POSTOne of the only referendum results the GOP could cheer was a strong vote in Ohio against the health-insurance mandate. While health-reform supporters argued that the ballot question was misleading, the result spoke to the truly terrible job Democrats have done in defending what they enacted. They can’t let the health-care law remain a policy stepchild. read more

Morning Headlines: Thursday, Nov. 10th

11/10/11 05:51AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?So..the debate happened last night. Perry made a pretty serious blunder.Accuser says Herman Cain has 'complete amnesia'Joe Paterno has been forced out of Penn StateSome rioting happened in State College as a resultEx-Israeli president to serve 7 years for rapeTurkey earthquake kills at least 7, traps dozens in rubbleReport: Wilson Ramos kidnapped in native VenezuelaSnow, hurricane-force winds batter Alaska coastPoll finds more boomers working past retirementTaylor Swift is CMA's entertainer of the year read more

Romney, Obama deadlocked in new poll

Romney, Obama deadlocked in new poll

11/09/11 07:00PM

A new Quinnipiac Poll shows among Florida voters in a 2012 matchup, President Obama and Mitt Romney are deadlocked, with Romney leading Obama. The poll also shows a tight race for the president in Ohio. Politico's Mike Allen explains the numbers. watch

Perry goes from 'decent debate' to serious...

Perry goes from 'decent debate' to serious gaffe

11/09/11 07:00PM

Top Talkers: During Wednesday night's CNBC "Your Money, Your Vote" GOP debate, Rick Perry couldn't quite get out that he'd cut the Energy Department as president. The Morning Joe panel – including New York Magazine's John Heilemann, Mike Barnicle, and... watch

Scarborough: Ohio voters corrected Kasich last night

11/09/11 12:43PM

Joe Scarborough: “We saw in Wisconsin, Scott John Kasich didn’t make that correction, and so the people corrected him last night…Chris Christie is not the most popular Republican governor in the nation for nothing. He fought hard his first year, but then he figured out, ‘Hey, you know what? I have to work with Democrats and the Assembly.’ And so, Chris Christie is sitting at 57, 58, 59 percent, and John Kasich is in the 30s and just got dealt a serious blow. You can not shove legislation like this down people’s throats without paying the price ultimately.” read more

Must Read Op-Eds for Wednesday, November 9, 2011

11/09/11 09:38AM

EUROPE'S ENTITLEMENT RECKONING  BY EDITORIALWALL STREET JOURNALThe road from Rome may now lead to Paris, Madrid and other debt-ridden European countries. But this is no cause for U.S. chortling, because that same road also leads to Sacramento, Albany and Washington. America's federal debt was 35.7% of GDP in 2007, but it was 61.3% last year and is rising on an Italian trajectory. read more

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, Nov. 9th

11/09/11 05:55AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Voters reject Ohio union curbs, Miss. abortion initiativeCheck out a Columbus Dispatch story on the electionsNJ candidate runs for office — for 50 yearsHerman Cain dismisses accusations as ‘baseless, bogus and false’Silvio Berlusconi confirms he will not seek office againIran won't retreat 'one iota' from nuke program'Be Inspired': The last tweet of Rapper Heavy D'Epic' 100-mph storm expected to hit AlaskaSarkozy to Obama: I'm fed up with Netanyahu read more