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If you missed it, TNR’s article last week, “Burr Is Cold: Can Democrats unseat the Senate’s most vulnerable Republican?” is worth a read.

Congratulations to our friend Tom Ross on his selection to health the UNC System – he’s a great choice.

Economist Dean Baker takes the NYT’s Matt Bai to task for conflating editorial posturing with news in a front page polemic on cutting Social Security.

Nate Silver has brought FiveThirtyEight to the NYT for a new politics and polling blog.

Dr. David Katz has some thoughts on whether or not it’s a good idea to hand out cholesterol-lowering statin drugs with fast food meals.

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