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Day One redux and where undecideds get their news | #campaignreads

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Our midday roundup of the political news driving conversation Friday, as tweeted by the politicos and journos who are following it.

But first, an old #campaignreads pick that deserves a second look after Mitt Romney released his first ad of the general election.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Day 1: What does a Romney Presidency look like? Keystone Pipeline, cut taxes, repeal Obamacare <a href=”” title=””></a> <a href=””>#NewDirection</a></p>&mdash; Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) <a href=”” data-datetime=”2012-05-18T12:48:46+00:00”>May 18, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//” charset=”utf-8”></script>

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Could Romney get all that stuff done on Day One? A reality check from @<a href=””>fahrenthold</a> from a few weeks back: <a href=”” title=””></a></p>&mdash; Karen Tumulty(@ktumulty) <a href=”” data-datetime=”2012-05-18T16:00:34+00:00”>May 18, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//” charset=”utf-8”></script>

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Obama voters get their politics news online, undecideds more likely from newspapers and TV -- <a href=”” title=””>…</a></p>&mdash; Reid Wilson (@HotlineReid) <a href=”” data-datetime=”2012-05-18T14:12:48+00:00”>May 18, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//” charset=”utf-8”></script>

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Arizona goes birther: Secretary of state says it’s “possible” Obama won’t be on the ballot in November: <a href=”” title=””></a></p>&mdash; Talking Points Memo (@TPM) <a href=”” data-datetime=”2012-05-18T14:56:16+00:00”>May 18, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//” charset=”utf-8”></script>

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Must-read from @<a href=””>PeterHambyCNN</a>, w/ shoe-leather reporting from Raleigh, concluding that Obama long-shot to carry NC <a href=”” title=””></a></p>&mdash; Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) <a href=”” data-datetime=”2012-05-18T15:13:11+00:00”>May 18, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//” charset=”utf-8”></script>

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