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November 11th, 2011
02:01 PM ET

Be in the know: Today's political bullet points

Every day we ask influential politicos to send us their top three bullet points that are driving the day's conversation inside and outside Washington.

RedState.Com Editor Erick-Woods Erickson:

– Judging by the media reaction to Rick Perry's damage control, we may very well see every candidate start flubbing lines in the debates. According to several reporters out there, Rick Perry has just concluded one of the best days of positive media coverage garnered by any Presidential candidate. Of course, it followed the worst 53 seconds. But more people saw him yesterday on Letterman for three minutes than during the entire 90 minute debate.

– The blame game has started in earnest on Capitol Hill over the Super Committee's failures. Sen. Jim DeMint says he is not buying into the Super Committee and does not believe Congress should hold Defense spending hostage.

– For the first time since August the President outpolls the generic Republican. Is this a rebound?

Firedoglake.com Blogger/Founder Jane Hamsher:

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Obama, Romney Neck and Neck in Key Swing States

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  1. L. Morehouse

    So you show all the gaffs of Republican presidents and candidates, but none of Obama saying that we have 57 states, signing a 2 year old date in England, – I could go on, but I'm sure you all know them, but choose not to use them when you
    are highlighting funny, stupid things people in power say!!!!

    November 11, 2011 at 7:07 pm |