Opening Act: Jobs

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Nov. 4 2011 8:16 AM

Opening Act: Jobs

Today's agenda: The annual Defending the American Dream Summit, a project of Americans for Prosperity, which you can't mention anymore without using the descriptor "Koch-connected." The first year I went, 2007, it was at the Mayflower Hotel -- a good mid-sized venue. Now it's at D.C.'s monstrously large convention center.

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Were you excited about the two jobs bill votes in the Senate yesterday? Really? Seek help. (A sad detail: The Democrats planned a press conference to talk about how their best plans had been waylaid, but they canceled it because Sen. Amy Klobuchar had to preside over the Senate.)

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.