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July 20th, 2011
04:26 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:

– The House GOP passed, with Democrat help, the cut, cap, and balance plan.

– The Gang of 6 Plan is all talk and no real plan. But based on what Paul Ryan is saying, it'd be a massive tax hike.

– Barack Obama likes the Gang of 6 Plan, but they say it won't impact the debt ceiling fight. So what is his fallback? Blogger/Founder Jane Hamsher:

Obama Does Want to Cut Medicare and Social Security Benefits

Peter Peterson Promises to Give Up His Social Security in Exchange for Tens of Millions in Additional Tax Breaks

Catfood Commission II: A Cowardly Attempt to Dodge Democratic Accountability

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Filed under: Bullet Points
July 20th, 2011
11:51 AM ET

Murdoch acting like himself?

John King asks former Wall Street Journal editor Joanne Lipman about Rupert Murdoch's appearance before Parliament.

Filed under: Interview
July 20th, 2011
11:50 AM ET

Will migraines impact Bachmann campaign?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains to John King what Michele Bachmann's headaches may mean for her, her health and her campaign.

Filed under: 2012