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9:33 AM, Apr 13, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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Barney Frank vs. the opthamologists at 30,000 feet. Are you ready to rumble?

The Daily Grind

Courage: Democrats plan to avoid the unpleasantness of making budget votes during an election year.

File under, "What if you or your business' accountant did it?": For over a decade, New York state has papered over budget deficits and over-spending by "shuffling" money among accounts, siphoning cash from dedicated funds and "abusing" temporary loans, according to a report released on Monday.

"If you’re a campaign consultant and you’re not following your client’s Wikipedia entry, you’re not doing your job. But if you attempt to edit Wikipedia and create a bigger problem than formerly existed, that’s not doing your job, either."

The bowing plank in the Obama foreign-policy platform is in really good condition.

Geithner makes the case for financial reform "with teeth" in the Washington Post. Shouldn't he be doing his taxes?

Hmm, is it a good sign that this is the first line of your major Washington Post profile? "Robert Gibbs does not seem particularly attached to his office."

Tough love from New Jersey's governor.

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