David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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Big development today in the years-long investigation into the 2010 mayor's race in DC: The central figure in the case, suspected of operating a shadow campaign for the eventual winner, Mayor Vincent Gray, has reached a deal with prosecutors. Jeffrey Thompson will face modest jail time, but the big question is what information has he given prosecutors, against Gray or others.

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The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is underway just outside of Washington.

You can watch the proceedings live here, catch the latest developments here, and follow TPM reporter Daniel Strauss here.

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This just in from the Justice Department:

During his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the Attorney General began experiencing symptoms including faintness and shortness of breath. As a precaution, the Attorney General was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to undergo further evaluation. He is currently resting comfortably and in good condition. He is alert and conversing with his doctors. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Jon Stewart congratulates Arizona: "You've made yourself too homophobic and dickish for professional football."

Paula Deen: "I feel like ‘embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. It’s like that black football player who recently came out.” For true.