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(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know…)

*Beware of being tardy to Cantor’s Presser: If you’re going to House Maj. Leader Eric Cantor‘s (R-Va.) noon press conference today, it turns out you have to be there right smack at noon — or else you won’t get in. Despite a press release sent Monday that gave you two hours leeway to arrive, today’s updated release says the following:  “**Participants must be on time; there will be NO admittance after 12:00 PM**”

*Don’t miss WSJ‘s Janet Hook and NPR’s David Welna: On April 8, the Brookings Institution will host a forum to examine congressional leadership in an era of intense partisan conflict. Former U.S. Sec. of Agriculture Dan Glickman will speak, followed by a panel that includes Hook, Welna and Brookings scholars like Thomas Mann and Sarah Binder. John Hempelmann, President of The Henry M. Jackson Foundation, will give introductory remarks. Questions they’ll address: “What can presidents and congressional party leaders do to rebuild congressional capacity for solving major public problems? How can sound policy be written without a commanding party majority?”

*Former TBD GM Jim Brady to advise Examiner.com: Poynter’s Jim Romenesko is reporting that Brady and USC Annenberg School of Journalism Geneva Overholser, among others, will serve as an advisory board for Examiner.com to guide its editorial policies. Weirdly, the release doesn’t mention TBD at all – Brady’s experience is listed as Journal Register and former Executive Editor of WashingtonPost.com.

*MSNBC WHCD After Party: In case you missed our late-night news last night of MSNBC’s party at the Italian Embassy, read here.

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