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12:50 PM, Apr 22, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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Rump party: "We're not counting on one region of the country, nor should we. The Republican Party and the NRCC is a national organization with national reach, with national implications, and we will pick up on the tempo that has been embodied not just within what you've seen [with] the tea party movement -- people who have a lot of disagreement with President Obama -- but rather the wind that will take us in all sections."

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A woman in Britain has been banned from every pub, bar, and club in the country.

GM: We repaid all the money we owe taxpayers...except for that $45 billion.

Hmm, GEICO voice guy fired over criticism of Tea Party? Did the Waltons take way too long to say goodnight?

Mark Knoller of CBS actually objected to the treatment press got at the hands of police near the White House and got results. Nice job.

Ensign raised $50 last quarter. That is not a typo.

SCOTUS struggles with technological details of case on text messages.

Hope and change: Ex-pats renouncing their U.S. citizenship in fourth quarter '09 double that of all of '08.

Yet another federal regulatory agency plans to do what EPA did with carbon: "Oh, a court says regulating Thing A is not in our purview? Let's just change the classification of Thing A into something we can regulate!"

Europe is now a parody: Vacations are a human right.

Democrats can't catch up to Burr in N.C., where they were hoping for a pick-up.

California: "Hey, we've got red-light camers and those are great. But what about green-light cameras?"

N.C.'s Governor Perdue flips out after being asked about the corruption charges against the former governor, to whom she served as lieutenant governor.

Bertha Lewis of ACORN: Today is worse than internment camps and Jim Crow and segregation.

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