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The Day Ahead: Friday, June 3

By on 6.3.11 | 8:24AM

President Obama will talk about the terrible jobs report at a Chrysler plant in Toledo (Politico)

John Edwards will be indicted in Raleigh on campaign finance charges related to covering up his affair (ABC)

The House will vote on resolutions calling Obama's Libya actions into question (USA Today)

National Journal runs a cover story on John Boehner's leadership (National Journal)

Moody's warns that it might have to downgrade U.S. debt if the debt ceiling is not raised in coming weeks (New York Times)

The Faith & Freedom Conference kicks off today (Huffington Post)

Mitt Romney announces his candidacy:

On the main site:

Weiner's Week by Robert Stacy McCain: Even liberals don't believe the Democrat's story.

On the Wrong Side of History, by RiShawn Biddle: The NAACP, erstwhile champion of decent schools, now sides with the despoilers.

Happenings in the Hinterlands, by Quin Hillyer: Americans show civic virtue. But you have to get out of Washington to understand that.

What's in a Vacation, by Bill Croke: There's a big difference between the sedentary Eastern and adventurous Western styles.

Africa in the Eye of the Beholder, by George H. Wittman: Once again, what's inhibiting African economic development?

Ladies' Tennis, by Roger Kaplan: Girls? Girls' tennis? These young women are not girls.

Hollywood's Invisible Minority, by Daniel Allott: When was the last time you saw a character with a disability on TV?

There Be Dragons, by James Bowman: Fiction and melodrama undermine the respectfully treated real-life story of Opus Dei's founder amid the Spanish Civil War.

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