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Eric Cantor: "We’ve Got a Lot to Learn" From Obama Jeb Bush, GOP: Time to leave Reagan behind Bob Barr: GOP in ‘very deep trouble’ Romney: Dings Time List, Palin

This headline bummed us out because we thought clip-on ties were making a strong comeback.  Turns out “wireless ties” are way more popular.

Some gossip is just so delicious we can’t pass it up.  Below is an example. About a month ago, our friend the Pumpernickel, posted about a recent date she went on.  It seems as if the date went great, up until the point she found out which team he played …

We’re all back at work. We’re drinking coffee instead of champagne. Congress is coming back. We have a stack of expenses to file. We’re buying our own drinks. The Black Eyed Peas are back to doing, well, whatever it is that they do. Here are a few closing thoughts and …

Blog P.I. brings us the latest on the NMS – CSPAN announcement: I don’t write about clients often. When I do it’s really something, and this is really something: New Media Strategies will be working through the conventions with C-SPAN, perhaps my favorite Beltway news organizations, to run their Convention …

Noam Scheiber: McCain VP Announcement Tomorrow? Plus Bonus Pawlenty Take this for what it’s worth–and it may not be much–but a source well-connected in Minnesota politics (and in a position to know) is pretty sure Tim Pawlenty has pulled out of one or two events scheduled there for tomorrow. Assuming that’s right, I guess it could mean any number …

Pershing: NRCC to Reveal Embezzlement Details The National Republican Congressional Committee will reveal today the results of a pricey forensic audit of its books in the wake of a massive alleged embezzlement scheme by its former treasurer, Christopher Ward. Bresnahan: Ward may have taken as much as $725K from NRCC …

From Roll Call: Rep. Fossella Arrested on Drunken-Driving Charges Thursday, May 1, 2008; 3:05 pm … Rep. Vito Fossella (R-N.Y.) was arrested Wednesday night in Alexandria, Va., for driving while intoxicated, The Washington Post reported Thursday afternoon.

“It’s a love tap compared to the Wu-Tang fist of fury that’s coming at this guy in the fall,” said Rick Wilson, a Republican media consultant. [Ghostface Killah] This is for the White House folks.

Real ‘Work’? Clinton Swipes at Chelsea’s Profession

Shore Good To Know You, Wayne In MD-01, state Sen. Andy Harris (R) defeated Rep. Wayne Gilchrest (R)

Tim Hames: McCain and Petraeus

NY Times: Romney Leads in Ill Will Among G.O.P. Candidates “John McCain and his friends used to beat up Mitt Romney at recess,” Dan Schnur said. Kevin Madden, said, “I think it’s largely driven by the fact that everybody’s taught to tackle the guy on the field with the ball.”

Clyburn to Clinton: “He needs to chill a little bit.”

Ron Bonjean profiled in the Politico…. ….on the same day he announces his departure.