Every day we ask influential politicos to send us their top three bullet points that are driving the day’s conversation inside and outside Washington.

RedState.Com Editor Erick-Woods Erickson:

- The House GOP passed, with Democrat help, the cut, cap, and balance plan.

- The Gang of 6 Plan is all talk and no real plan. But based on what Paul Ryan is saying, it’d be a massive tax hike.

- Barack Obama likes the Gang of 6 Plan, but they say it won’t impact the debt ceiling fight. So what is his fallback?

Firedoglake.com Blogger/Founder Jane Hamsher:

- Obama Does Want to Cut Medicare and Social Security Benefits

- Peter Peterson Promises to Give Up His Social Security in Exchange for Tens of Millions in Additional Tax Breaks

- Catfood Commission II: A Cowardly Attempt to Dodge Democratic Accountability

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