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>Mike Allen's Playbook notes the 6-month anniversary of the Haiti earthquake today. Bill Clinton is visiting the country and meeting with its president. According to the New York Times, only 28,000 of the 1.5 million people displaced by the earthquake have moved into new homes.

Chris Cillizza's Morning Fix reports that the AFL-CIO has launched an unprecedented political effort leading up to November's midterm elections. Today, the union will begin to distribute over 300,000 flyers throughout 23 states.

The Daily Beast's Cheat Sheet highlights a Telegraph story claiming that ExxonMobil and Chevron asked the White House for permission to take over BP, prompting the beleaguered company to craft a defense plan.

Ezra Klein's Wonkbook points to an article he wrote for the Washington Post about how elections have consistently been decided not by candidates or polls but by the economy.

ABC's The Note links to the Washington Times' report that Attorney General Eric Holder, speaking at The Atlantic's Aspen Ideas Festival, said the Obama administration may file a second lawsuit targeting the Arizona immigration law, this time for racial profiling.

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