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December 9th, 2010
04:55 PM ET

Be in the know: Today's political bullet points

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

RedState.Com Editor Erick-Woods Erickson:

-Will left and right bolt the tax compromise? It appears conservatives might.

– Democrats continue to have difficulty getting votes to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell.

-The DREAM Act and START look like they are dead.

Talk Show Host and Online Editor of Mario Solis-Marich:

-Leadership Lesson: The DREAM Act Students show that if you boldly define what you want, persist, and fight vigorously you gain respect and clout, can we run them for President?

-Sanctimonious Lesson: The DNC sends out an email telling the Democratic rank and file to compromise.

-Same Ole Lesson: The Tea Party congresswoman Michelle Bachman is working feverishly to keep pork barrel earmarks alive while her GOP freshman counterparts hire lobbyists as senior staff

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