The Day In Politics, 6/12

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Today, the National Organization for Women condemned David Letterman's jokes about Sarah Palin and her daughter; Larry Summers defended his boss; and Organizing for America geared up for its big health care event.

We also considered possible outcomes in Iran, and what they could mean for the U.S.; an impassioned speech on gay rights from President Obama's Office of Personnel Management Director; Sen. Kent Conrad's health care pragmatism; what anti-obesity advocates can learn from the regulation of tobacco; Tim Russert, Matt Cooper, and the CIA leak case; Obama's affinity for DOMA; the GOP's looming Hispanic problem; the administration's state secrets claim in the Jeppesen case; and some corrections.

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