Mary Matalin

CNN

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Long-time political consultant, contributor to CNN, Editor-at-Large of Threshold Editions and Lecturer in Political Science at Loyola University in New Orleans

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We remember friend and colleague, Tony Blankley, who championed the conservative view over six years of Left Right & Center and who passed away last week.

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Today, a weak jobs report dampens hopes for the economy, Obama and Boehner split on a budget deal, "The News of the World" becomes news, a the last Shuttle mission.

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Today, a weak jobs report dampens hopes for the economy, Obama and Boehner split on a budget deal, "The News of the World" becomes news, a the last Shuttle mission.

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President Obama moves to silence "birthers" and shakes up his national security team. Also, Ben Bernanke holds the first news conference in Federal Reserve history.

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President Obama moves to silence "birthers" and shakes up his national security team. Also, Ben Bernanke holds the first news conference in Federal Reserve history.

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