Thursday, May 12, 2011

The Lipstick LobbyList 5.12.2011

The Free Williamsburg Press removes the sexually suggestive male images in the sit room photo. 

Newt announces his presidential campaign.  The NYT has an interesting look at the role his wife will play in the campaign:  "Yet in a curious tale of Washington reinvention, the onetime congressman from Georgia is counting on the third Mrs. Gingrich for his political redemption...Mr. Gingrich is presenting himself as a family man who has embraced Catholicism and found God, with his wife as a kind of character witness. Depending on one’s point of view, she is a reminder of his complicated past, or his secret political weapon."

WaPo's Jonathan Capehart on the "Black Face on Gay Marriage," featuring Massachusetts' own Rep. Byron Rushing.

A great Hillary feature in Vanity Fair! (h/t ESL)

Speaking of Hillary....Public Policy Polling released a poll asking who Iowa Democrats like for 2016 and "Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite at 44%, followed by Joe Biden at 13%."  Just sayin'.....

Wasserman Schultz on Gabby Giffords this morning on GMA: "She's going to come back to Congress."

Caroline Kennedy became the 100,000th signer on Freedom to Marry’s Open Letter urging President Obama to support the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples.

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