Stories to start the day

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1) Republicans plan to live-stream their meeting with lobbyists later this week. http://bit.ly/9LDSEA

2) Lawmakers are hiding their earmark requests in plain sight, according to the Boston Globe. http://bit.ly/bwYYXc A solution: pass the Earmark Transparency Act. http://bit.ly/c59UHl

3) Unions and business are preparing to spend a lot of money on the 2010 midterm elections. http://bit.ly/9zG30N

4) Registered lobbyists have declined in the wake of the 2007 Honest Leadership and Open Government Act’s new rules on lobbying. http://bit.ly/amGyVg

5) Joe Keohane writes, “it’s never been easier for people to be wrong, and at the same time feel more certain that they’re right,” in an important piece for anyone interested in how people process information and accept being wrong. http://bit.ly/axBXAJ

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  • Thanks very much for the reference to the Keohane piece. It’s a must read.