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The Day Ahead: Wednesday, April 6

By on 4.6.11 | 8:59AM

What to watch for:

President Obama plans to travel to Philadelphia and New York; no scheduled budget meetings with Republicans yet

Wisconsin Supreme Court race still too close to call (Journal-Sentinel)

NFL players, owners await district court labor ruling that could determine the fate of the 2011 season (Kansas City Star)

On this day in 1917, the U.S. entered World War I (History)

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On the main site:

Forever in His Debt, by Midge Decter: With his new memoir, Donald Rumsfeld has cleared the air more than he knows.

Paul Ryan's Adult Conversation, by Peter Ferrara: The liberal crowd asked for it. Now they can't deal with it.

Social Security and the Ghost of Ephram Nestor, by Daniel Oliver: Entitlements? Uncle Sam's big bait and switch.

Business As Usual, by Aaron Goldstein: When isn't the Muslim world inflamed?

Ovine Dupes Demand New Carbon Tax, by Hal G.P. Colebatch: The cherished self-image of Australians as tough, rangy, boundary-riders resistant to authority, government, and brainwashing has taken a dive.

One Woman, One Vote, by Ned Ryun: Catherine Engelbrecht decided to get involved -- True the Vote has been, for voters, the happy result.

Jane Eyre, by James Bowman: How does this beautiful adaptation compare to the great novel?

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