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8:36 AM, Feb 16, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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And, the NYT wept: "Mr. Bayh’s decision staggered Democrats. It was the latest in a series of setbacks that illustrate just how far the party’s fortunes have fallen since President Obama came to office more than a year ago, sweeping big majorities into the House and Senate with him."

Again: "Climate experts have been forced to admit another embarrassing error in their most recent report on the threat of climate change."

It has come to this: Palestinian protesters dressed as Navi from "Avatar."

Who would try to fight Mitt Romney? (Another one of those violent right-wingers, I bet.)

Cool: "The Afghan Taliban's second in command, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, was captured last week in Karachi during a joint operation by Pakistan's intelligence service and the CIA, according to U.S. and Pakistani sources."

No. 2 on the list of those who could replace Bayh for Dems is the guy who called health-care protesters "political terrorists." How populist!

Indiana Dem cries WH conspiracy to anoint Baron Hill as Dem candidate in Indiana.

Henry Paulson on how to watch the banks.

Plagiarism at the New York Times?

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Congress.

Obama to announce new nuke plants.

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