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Today is the birthday of The Hill’s Fran McMahon, New Media Strategies Jen Nedeau and HuffPo’s Tom Edsall. Weekend birthdays: Campaigns & Elections’ Bill Beaman, NBC/NJ’s Mike Memoli, Heritage’s Rob Bluey, Navigator Todd Harris. Also: Ray Bradbury, Morton Dean, H. Norman Schwarzkopf and Steve Kroft. Most of you think that Obama won’t pick Biden. Yesterday’s Playbook told us it was Joe Mathieu‘s birthday. CBS announced, “This weekend on SUNDAY MORNING — as he prepares for the Democratic National Convention in Denver — Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer takes a look at political conventions past and present … the good, the bad and the just plain baffling. Schieffer also recounts some his own favorite experiences at the conventions, among them, getting a lesson in meditation from poet Allen Ginsberg in 1972.” TVNewser asks, “Does CNN Have a Challenger to its Best Political Team on Television?” Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “I’m angry because the reporters I edit are more respected than I am, and half of them canâ€™t write their way out of a paper fucking bag”. Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time.
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- MoJo Smacks Down Examiner Writer 'Investigating' Michael Hastings' Death
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- A Day in the Work Life of Michelle Fields