LAST TICKET: Missing Palin emails revealed; Rick Perry leads Romney in Texas

Chris Moody
July 7, 2011

Here are the stories we took note of today but didn't give the full blog treatment:

• Minnesota can't calculate how much the government shutdown costs because the state employees who do that were laid off. (Washington Post)

• Missing Palin emails released. (Associated Press)

• Ron Paul to campaign across Iowa with his son, Rand. (The State Column)

• New York Democrats choose State Assemblyman David I. Weprin to run in special election for Anthony Weiner's vacant House seat. (New York Times)

• Georgia Republican Rep. Paul Broun: Hey, let's lower the debt limit. (National Review)

• Rick Perry leads Romney, Bachmann in Texas (Public Policy Polling)

• Poll shows 60 percent of Americans would oppose reducing the national deficit if it means reduced entitlement benefits. (Pew)

• Gary Johnson woos poker players for donations to presidential campaign. (The Atlantic)

• Day after Mitt Romney announced his Utah campaign staff, Huntsman announced his own Massachusetts team. (Daily Caller)