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The Day Ahead: Wednesday, June 29

By on 6.29.11 | 8:28AM

President Obama will give his first press conference in 15 weeks (Politico)

He will also host a gay pride reception at the White House (New York Times)

The administration suspends "mystery shopper" program for Medicare after immediate public backlash (New York Times)

The Senate will vote on whether to restrict funds to IMF (Wall Street Journal)

Wisconsin collective bargaining law signed by Gov. Scott Walker takes effect today (ABC WISN)

The pope has now tweeted (USA Today)

Ron Johnson promises to block everything until a debt deal is made:

Teacher of the Year, by Sean Higgins: Bad Teacher knows what teachers' unions have done to our schools -- and this time the message is getting out.

That '90s Show, by W. James Antle, III: A Republican House bets this isn't the Clinton years all over again.

Block Grant Welfare to the States, by Peter Ferrara: Cutting benefits for seniors and the poor won't solve the entitlement crisis. Fundamental structural reforms will.

Illinois Fights Back, by Peter Hannaford: Ronald Reagan's home state has done a great job asserting its claim to our 40th president this centennial year.

The Eternal Quest, by Bill Croke: Check out the wilderness trash operations of the Bureau of Landfill Management.

The Decline of Faith, by Tom Bethell: It is caused by something more pervasive than non-judgmental liberalism.

Rule of Lawlessness, by John H. Fund: Is the Age of Obama ushering in an Era of Thuggery by his left-wing supporters?

Cardinal Virtue, by G. Tracy Mehan, III: A venerable team, a new ballpark and that certain knowledge. 

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