First Word: April 21, 2011

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Here’s a look at stories we’re following today. What headlines are you clicking on?

GOP escalates debt-limit demands.

Obama to supporters: I understand your frustration.

Critics blast Gov. Jindal’s hush-hush health care privatization push.

Lawsuits fly in BP’s gulf spill blame game.

America’s next top Libertarian: Gary Johnson.

Karl Rove’s advice to Republicans on winning the debt limit fight.

The 2011 Time 100 list debuts today.

First Word: April 21, 2011

Updated