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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Ryan Budget Fails In Senate -
the 57-40 vote included five Republicans and came one day after the upset win for Democrats in the NY district 26 special election where Medicare became the issue. has more here.


Obama In France To Meet With G-8 Leaders -
This comes after a two days of meetings in Britain. President Obama is expected to have one on one meetings with Russian President Dimitry Medvedev and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan. has more here.

Obama is to tour the tornado damaged areas in Missouri on Sunday.


Schultz Suspended After Calling Ingraham a "Right-Wing Slut" -
and so the heated rhetoric and defamatory language continues in politics. This time liberal MSNBC commentator Ed Schultz went too far when referring to fellow host Laura Ingraham and has been suspended for one week without pay. Schultz has since apologized for his remarks. The Washington Post has more here.


Lui Withdraws From Consideration For Circuit Court of Appeals -
after his nomination for Judge in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was filibustered in the senate. has more here.


Franken Wants Apps Privacy Policy -
Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) wants apps made for iPhones, Androids and other devices to spell out they track a users location and why. has more here.


Serbian War Crimes Suspect Ratko Mladic Captured -
after 15 years of being on the run. He was accused of the mass murder of 8,000 Muslim men and boys from the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. The NY Times has more here.


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