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The Day Ahead: Tuesday, July 27, 2010

By on 7.27.10 | 9:31AM

Today on the Main Site:

Justice Unattainable by Paul Chesser: A lenient sentence in Cambodia.

Aunt Pittypat's Democrats by Jed Babbin: But are they any sorrier than the leaderless GOP?

Charging the Castle by Robert Stacy McCain: Christine O'Donnell vs. the GOP Establishment in Delaware.

Joblessness and Recovery by Ben Stein: These continue to be difficult economic times for far too many Americans.

Was the American Revolution Just? by Mark Tooley: A response to Georgetown ethicist John Keown.

Rebirth in Harlem by Jonathan Aitken: Sixty-five years ago today, a remarkable memorial service was held in one of London's great churches in honor of a then obscure German pastor and theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Soviet Man Finds a Life by Larry Thornberry: An impressive first novel -- published today -- that is part coming of age story and part spy story, with a primer on 20th century European history thrown in.

What to Watch for:

Obama meets with House leaders for WH lunch; attends DNC fundraiser in the evening (Chicago Sun-Times): begins long fundraising trip in next two weeks. 

Leaked war reports lead to higher scrutiny from Congressional leaders on Afghan strategy, Sen. Kerry (D,MA) says it might alter "calibrations." (Politico)   

BP to slim down and sell assets to cope with fallout from spill (WSJ); BP names Dudley CEO and reports record loss. (Wash Post) 

British PM says Turkey must join the EU (BBC News) 

Clip of the Day:

President Obama accuses Senate Republicans of "damaging our Democracy" by blocking DISCLOSE Act

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