The Day Ahead: Tuesday, April 12 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Day Ahead: Tuesday, April 12

Sens. John Kerry and John McCain to introduce bill regulating how companies handle consumers’ data (The Hill)

Obama administration working on deficit plan to introduce in speech at George Washington University Wednesday (Washington Post)

France and Britain urging more aggressive NATO action in Libya (NY Times)

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick’s memoir, A Reason to Believe, set for national release (MassLive)

Mississippi governor Haley Barbour to discuss his Medicaid reforms with Republicans in the Congressional Health Care Caucus (The Hill)

Japanese nuclear regulatory agency raises threat level of nuclear accident at Fukushima to that of Chernobyl (NY Times)

On this day in 1861, the Civil War begins when the Confederates fire on Ft. Sumter (History)

Mitt Romney’s exploratory committee announcement video:

On the main site: 

Not Afraid to Fight, by Robert Stacy McCain: Fort Sumter’s historic place in the American tradition.

So Happy Together, by William Tucker: The New York Times and the anti-nuclear movement.

The Charlie Sheen Republicans, by Jeffrey Lord: House GOP struggles to kick spending addiction.

Compromising to Win, by Peter Hannaford: Perhaps Speaker Boehner had Reagan’s example in mind when he negotiated with Senator Reid and President Obama. 

Obama’s Muddle East, by Ken Blackwell: We thought a Mideast policy could not be more confused, more feckless than Jimmy Carter’s. Now we know better.

Democratizer Dean, by Bill Croke: Howard Dean, on special covert assignment for his party.

Happiness Happens, by Deal W. Hudson: Father Jonathan Morris’s new book will change lives.

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