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December 15th, 2010
01:40 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:

– GOP votes to ban earmarks and loads up the Omnibus with earmarks.

– Bart Stupak gets a congressional earmark to fund a memorial scholarship for his son. It was a tragic situation, but it sure must be nice to have taxpayers raise the money for a memorial scholarship fund.

– Nevada has become a Pacific Coast state. The state is eligible to receive upwards of $80 million for restoring the Pacific salmon population under the Omnibus spending bill.

Firedoglake.com Blogger/Founder Jane Hamsher:

Iowa Attorney General on Foreclosure Fraud: "We Will Put People In Jail."

One-Third of Working Americans Will See Smaller Paychecks Under Obama's Tax-Cuts-for-the-Rich Deal With Out-of-Power. GOP

Health Care Reform: Eight Alternatives to the Individual Mandate.


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