Thursday’s Mini-Report


Today’s edition of quick hits:

* Turmoil spreads: “Deadly outrage in the Arab world over an American-made video insulting Islam’s founder spread to at least half a dozen places across the Middle East on Thursday and threatened to draw in Afghanistan.”

* As President Obama vows to be “relentless” in pursuing those who attacked the U.S. consulate in Libya, officials in Libya have already made four arrests as part of the investigation.

* Is Egypt an ally or an enemy of the United States? Well, it’s complicated.

* Paul Ryan returned to Capitol Hill today, and was greeted with a new video from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office.

* What happened with that strange New York Times editing of its Romney story overnight? Greg Sargent gets to the bottom of things.

* HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has repaid the government for a recent trip to a Human Rights Campaign gala in Charlotte. The trip was classified as part of her “official duties,” but has since been deemed political.

* Speaking of Democratic missteps, a DNC video aired at the convention showed Russian naval ships when it meant to show an American fleet. The party cited a “vendor error” and apologized.

* Neil Armstrong was honored today at the National Cathedral.

* And Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) raised a few eyebrows yesterday when he told supporters that his wife is home “doing the laundry” while he receives applause on the public stage,

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Thursday's Mini-Report