May 11: News Roundup

Justice Department sues Arizona Sheriff Arpaio over violation of rights. There’s more at the Washington Post.

Ten most disturbing allegations in the DOJ suit against Arpaio. There’s more at ThinkProgress.

House Republicans vote for draconian cuts, passage unlikely in the U.S. Senate. There’s more at the New York Times.

Mitt Romney’s prep school classmates recall a bully. There’s more in the Washington Post.

Another Mitt Romney classmate confirms story, says, it was “far worse” than a prank. “It was an assault.” There’s more at CNN.

Romney campaign ‘Tweets’ for backup, seeking prep-school classmates who will say he wasn’t an anti-gay bully. There’s more at TPM.

Mitt Romney abolished LGBT anti-bullying commission as Governor of Massachusetts. There’s more at ThinkProgress.

Romney campaign plans to campaign in support of a national anti-marriage equality Constitutional Amendment. There’s more at the DailyKos.

President Obama mocks Mitt Romney’s recent etch-a-sketch moment. There’s more at TPM.

Tea Party darling, Congresswoman Michelle Bachman withdraws duel citizenship. There’s more at the Los Angeles Times.

Harry Reid: Senator Lugar drummed out of Republican Party by the ‘Tea Party’ for bi-partisan cooperation. There’s more at the Washington Post.

President Obama’s Los Angeles event the most successful one-night fundraiser in history. There’s more at the Los Angeles Times.

Global investors prefer President Obama on economy. There’s more at Bloomberg.

Damaging anti-labor videotape of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker surfaces. There’s more at TPM.

North Carolina Republican moves to strip domestic partner rights in North Carolina. There’s more at ThinkProgress.

New Mexico CD 3 Republican candidate Adam Kokesh says assassinating Romney to help Ron Paul “has crossed his mind.” There’s more at Steve Terrell’s Roundhouse Roundup.

Opinion: The New York Times looks at the Republican assault on fairness in “The Human Cost of Ideology.” Read it in the New York Times.


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