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FROM THE BLOGS:

Ralph Nader promises to challenge President Obama in primary
Ralph Nader, Cornel West and 45 others want to see President Obama face a challenge in a presidential primary, Zara Golden writes for Mediaite.

Rick Perry takes Upper Manhattan
Republican presidential hopeful Texas Gov. Rick Perry was greeted in New York City by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Monday, Sarah Wheaton writes at The Caucus.

Former peace negotiator: President Obama ‘short on strategy’ on Middle East
Aaron David Miller, former Middle East peace negotiator for then-President Clinton, said “diplomacy is stuck” in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, blogs The Note.

Two in 10 Americans expect to be millionaires within a decade
We’re in an economy “crappy enough” to dent traditional optimism, writes Laura Clawson for the Daily Kos.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Former Bachmann manager says she lacks resources to go beyond Iowa
Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) former campaign manager, Ed Rollins, spoke out about his former candidate Monday, Daniel Strauss reports for The Hill.

Obama's busy foreign-policy week in New York
President Obama’s headed to New York City this week for the United Nations’ General Assembly, Josh Rogin reports for Foreign Policy’s The Cable.

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