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David Taintor

David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at taintor@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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A fun activity for tea party families everywhere: tea party coloring books.

The new coloring books -- published by the St. Louis-based Really Big Coloring Books Inc. and selling for about $4 each -- have been so popular that Wayne Bell, the publisher and author of the book, said he's having to reprint more books every day.

Bell has said he's not making a political statement with the book, but it hasn't been without controversy. He says he's received email and phone death threats in response to the book's publication.

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The White House released the following remarks on the economy that President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver this afternoon in Ohio.

Good afternoon, Ohio. It's good to be back. In the fall of 2008, one of the last rallies of my presidential campaign was here in the Cleveland area. It was a hopeful time, just two days before the election. We knew that if we pulled it off, we'd have the chance to tackle some big and difficult challenges that had been facing this country for a long time.

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