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The Associated Press Case for Releasing the Bin Laden Photo

President Obama's decision to withhold the visual evidence of Osama bin Laden's death has created a fundamental disagreement between the White House and one of the largest journalism organizations in the world. "This information is important for the historical record," said Michael Oreskes, senior managing editor at The Associated Press. "That's our view."

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 9:40am

NJ POLL: Immigration Reform: Too Little, Too Late?

With President Obama to address immigration reform in El Paso, Texas, today, we ask if it's already too late.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:40am

Boehner Calls for Spending Cuts in the Trillions

Congress need to make cuts in the trillions, not just billions, to get the country's debt under control, House Speaker John Boehner said in an interview on NBC's Today show.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:40am

Hotline Sort: Tea-ing Off In Nebraska

Welcome back to Hotline Sort. Things are heating up in an upstate New York bellwether, the Tea Party Express zeroes in on the Nebraska, and President Obama heads to Texas to discuss immigration and border security. Here's today's rundown:

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:40am

NYT: Raid Team Was Ready to Fight Pakistani Forces on Way Out

President Obama asked that the team going after Osama bin Laden last week be prepared for anything—including fighting their way out of Pakistan, senior administration and military officials told The New York Times.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:40am

Video: Stewart Is Less Than Impressed With First GOP Debate

Five candidates participated in the first Republican presidential debate of 2012, but Jon Stewart is more interested in who didn't show up to the debate.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:40am

Microsoft to Purchase Skype for $8.5 Billion

Microsoft Corp. announced Tuesday morning that it plans to purchase Internet phone company Skype for $8.5 billion. The deal would be the biggest acquisition in Microsoft’s 36-year history.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:40am

Worth Watching: Newton Minow, 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago Monday, Newton Minow, then John F. Kennedy's young chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, gave his famous speech to the National Association of Broadcasters on the "vast wasteland" of commercial media.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 8:40am

Better Late Than Never?

President Obama will travel to the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday to lay out a blueprint for comprehensive immigration reform and attempt to restart the debate on an issue he spoke passionately about as a candidate but has made little headway on during his presidency.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 6:40am

For Some Ron Paul Backers, a New Motto: Go East, Young Man (and Woman)

Libertarian hero Ron Paul, R-Texas, stands to benefit from a little-known phenomenon stirring in New Hampshire: Fans of hands-off government are migrating en masse to the state with the motto “Live Free or Die”—and where, coincidentally, the presidential-primary season kicks off.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 6:40am