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Josh Marshall

Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.

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You can all rest assured since the team of Michele Bachmann and Steve King led the charge in getting the GOP's own immigration bill torpedoed and are now cheering the new phony bill as one of history's great pieces of legislation. So all good.

It's amazing that anyone has actually convinced themselves that Obamacare was intended to deny subsidies in states that didn't set up their own exchanges. But if you did, here's the proof that you're wrong.

On Tuesday I explained that after eight years using Skype as TPM's digital nervous system, we signed off the service for good. I've been surprised about the number of people, publicly and privately, who've asked me and other staffers what system we switched to. I didn't expect it. But it seems like there's a lot of interest. So here goes.

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AP: "Axon declined to answer questions about specifics in the suit, including whether the man had a penis when he left the hospital."

The James O'Keefian, reporter/freedom fighter Charles Johnson made a stir during the Mississippi Senate runoff with his story purporting to prove that the Cochran campaign paid operatives to buy the votes of African-Americans for $15 a pop. Now the state's Attorney General, Jim Hood, says the accuser was "paid $2000 [by Johnson] to lie" and he's investigating what happened.

Hood notes that it is not a crime in Mississippi to pay someone to fabricate a claim about a purported crime. But his office does appear to be investigating where the money came from. So it seems we will likely not be seeing a guerrilla report inside the Mississippi correctional system any time soon.

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