Afternoon EDition: July 5, 2011

Updated

Running behind today. Here’s today’s Morning EDition – boldly rebranded to reflect my tardiness. And check back later for today’s (late) Tuesday Outlook and Underbuzzed…

TODAY

  • Senate holds key vote on resolution authorizing Libya operations.

BUDGET

CLASS WARFARE

UNIONS

HEALTH CARE

  • Proposed health-care spending cuts would shred the deals struck to pass ObamaCare.
  • Premiums for people with pre-existing conditions will plummet 40% in 17 states, thanks to ObamaCare.

BROKEN GOVERNMENT

  • This Congress is doing less than the Do-Nothing Congress.

BIG OIL

EDUCATION

  • Teachers’ union calls for teacher evaluations to include evidence of student progress.
  • Disparities still plague our educational system.

ISRAEL

2012

MITT ROMNEY

  • Mayor pushes back on Romney’s Allentown video.
  • Steve Benen on Romney’s Allentown fail.
  • Romney complains that the recovery is anemic, but also that the recession got worse. Which is it?
  • More on Romney’s claims about Obama.
  • VIDEO: Romney has tied himself in knots over the economy.
  • VIDEO: DNC hits Romney over his flip-flop floundering.
  • Romney camp responds to DNC video.

JON HUNTSMAN

TIM PAWLENTY

  • VIDEO: New ad boasts about how he shut down government.

RICK SANTORUM

  • VIDEO: CNN calls Santorum out for fuzzy math. CNN!

RICK PERRY

  • The man who would be president will kick off the school year with no textbooks.
  • Christian-Right leaders back Perry.

MICHELE BACHMANN

(What I’m reading: Greg Sargent’s Plum Line, Think Progress, Matt Yglesias, The Wonk Room, Talking Points MemoTPMDC, Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire, the Washington Monthly, the National Journal, Ezra Klein, Politico’s Playbook and Huddle, Dave Weigel, Wonkette, Firedoglake, the NYT Caucus, Daily Kos, Crooks and Liars. What my iPod has me listening to: Wanna Go Walking by Bruce Cockburn.) 

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Afternoon EDition: July 5, 2011

Updated