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March 27, 2014 1:57 PM Lunch Buffet

By Ed Kilgore

Well, the DayQuil’s holding up fairly well, so I hope to finish the day with minimal lapses.

Here are some midday news/views items, without a dose cup.

* Slight upward revision in 2013 4Q GDP numbers issued by feds—surprising given horrible weather.

* Bridgegate “internal investigation” report doesn’t exactly exonerate Christie, but he may be into damage control by now.

* Raz poll shows Braley leading all GOPers in IA Senate race, but survey taken before “Iowa farmer” video had fully sunk in, I suspect.

* Times’ Jonathan Weisman offers overview of Mississippi Senate primary, the one everybody’s decided is the only chance for a Tea Party upset.

* Another California state senator charged with corruption in lurid case involving tong leader nicknamed “Shrimp Boy.”

And in non-political news:

* Wu-Tang Clan to release just one copy of new album, and plan to sell it for millions.

As we break for a cough-racked lunch, here, at the recommendation of commenter martinmic, is Jerry Lee Lewis with “Breathless.”

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.

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