Morning Must Reads: Pickup Games

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–President Obama is headed to Texas today for some fundraisers. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White will make himself scarce.

–Pauls Krugman and Ryan get their feud on. This is why we can’t have nice things.

–Rep. Boehner squirms over a question about the Bush tax cuts paying for themselves. Republican economists could answer the question for him.

–Former Reagan OMB director David Stockman fumes about talk of extending them.

–Our colleague Barbara Kiviat puzzles over how economics got so ideological.

–Republicans Rick Scott and Bill McCollum are in a serious muck-slinging battle in swampy Florida’s governors race.

–Democrat Alex Sink handles her possum “like a pro” and actually eats some.

–Why things are unpredictable in Nevada: People hate Harry Reid.

–Karen Tumulty visits Virginia’s fightin’ Fifth to chronicle Rep. Perriello’s tough sell.

–Newt Gingrich does some 2012 legwork.

–Fred Barnes sounds the alarm over Republican infighting in Colorado.

–Ross Douthat pens a torn column on gay marriage.

–Observers hyperventilate over Michelle Obama’s jaunt to Spain. John Sides sighs.

–And President Obama’s pickup games are way better than your pickup games.

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