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The Day Ahead: Friday, June 24

By on 6.24.11 | 8:43AM

President Obama to announce $500 million manufacturing initiative at Carnegie Mellon (ABC News)

The House is set to vote on a measure to disapprove of the Obama administration's Libya intervention (New York Times)

The New York state senate will work on the gay marriage bill again today (Washington Post)

Former media mogul Conrad Black could go free today (Chicago Tribune)

Jon Huntsman criticizes Mitt Romney on health care:

On the main site:

Obama's Oily Desperation by Ross Kaminsky: After yesterday's panicky move, all the world knows our president has nothing left in reserve.

Moving About the Country Ben Stein: Your are free to discover Southwest, while there's still time.

Answering the Dreaded 'Evolution' Question, by Jay Richards & David Klinghoffer: Evolution is the speed trap of presidential campaigns.

Why Raise Taxes Now?, by G. Tracy Mehan, III: They're going up anyway, says the President.

The Centrist, by George Neumayr: Jon Huntsman had a busy -- and empty -- week.

Conservatives' Foolish Search for a 'New New Thing', by Quin Hillyer: Successful legislating is an underappreciated virtue.

The Kids Are Not All Right, by Patrick Howley: A "youth candidate" like Jon Huntsman will have much to learn from the straight-shooting activists of Generation Opportunity.

The Night the Game Wouldn't End, by Larry Thornberry: It was baseball's longest game ever, and not because it took more than two months to be completed.

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