Fehrnstrom fesses up – Polls: Perry overtakes Romney – Gambling interests spend big – Senate Madness

TWEETS FROM THE SILO: An early favorite for the "Most insider story no voter will actually care about" award: the CrazyKhazei saga. (Globe)

COMEBACK COIF?: If an underdog is strapped to a the roof of a car, is he still considered an underdog? (PI) They still love him in New Hampshire (Herald).

GAMBLING: Even before a single casino is built, the money’s already beginning to flow on Beacon Hill and across the state. (Sun Chron., Globe)

MADNESS: Deval Patrick vs. Marty Walsh? Tom Reilly vs. Trav? Steve Grossman vs. The Benator? It’s a political dork’s dream come true over at The Peoples Seat’s "MaSen Madness" tournament. Get your vote on.

And if you’re looking for something to do tonight: 5:30 at a certain beloved Faneuil Hall Chinese eatery, say goodbye to an almost-as-beloved outgoing Senate staffer. There’s nothin’ wrong with him.

CRAZY:
Brown links to ‘CrazyKhazei’ Twitter feed from Political Intelligence: feeds.boston.com
Scott Brown adviser confesses he’s Twitter’s CrazyKhazei – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
OK, So About This Crazy Twitter Thing – Talking Politics : feedproxy.google.com

MITT MONITOR:
Mitt Romney woos Granite State – BostonHerald.com: www.bostonherald.com
Romney defends saying ‘corporations are people’ from Political Intelligence: feeds.boston.com
Perry surpasses Romney in new polls from Political Intelligence: feeds.boston.com
Romney against federal-right-to-work law from Political Intelligence: feeds.boston.com

OBAMA:
On the Vineyard, Obama fever is no longer raging – The Boston Globe: www.boston.com
President works in some golf during his working vacation | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com

GAMBLING:
Gambling interests spending big on Massachusetts casino bill – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Plainridge’s gamble just may pay off – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: www.thesunchronicle.com
Casino Bill Revamps Law Enforcement, But Critics Say It’s Not Enough | WBUR: feeds.wbur.org
2011 Massachusetts casino bill explained: 3 regions, 1 slot parlor, on-site state lottery sales | masslive.com: www.masslive.com
Gambling Bill Opponents Say Crime, Commuting Being Ignored | WBUR: feeds.wbur.org
Gambling bill could end up in court – CommonWealth Magazine: www.commonwealthmagazine.org

STATE:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Patrick pressured on illegal immigration after fatal crash in Milford: www.telegram.com
Report due next month in death at pool – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Plan would put troubled special-ed agency into receivership – Lowell Sun Online: www.lowellsun.com
Garry backed GOP turncoat for commissioner’s job – Lowell Sun Online: www.lowellsun.com
MEMA keeps eyes on Irene | WWLP.com: www.wwlp.com

TRANSPORTATION:
Menino wages ticket war on tank trucks in Hub – Boston Business Journal: feeds.bizjournals.com
Thomas M. Menino fuels tanker ire – BostonHerald.com: feedproxy.google.com
Dept. of Transportation to pull the plug on Mass. Pike signs – Boston Business Journal: feeds.bizjournals.com
Bright signs to go dark at Natick stop – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

GREAT RED HOPE:
A Kennedy to join Middlesex DA’s office – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Kennedy leaving Cape DA’s office for Middlesex post | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com

COURTS:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Judge Agnes hears good, bad: www.google.com
Abortion foes ask judge to end clinic buffer zones – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

SPECIAL:
Brunelle, Orrall to square off in 12th Bristol district – AP: feedproxy.google.com

TODAY IN CORRUPTION:
US seeks 12-year sentence for ex-House speaker Salvatore DiMasi – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

THE FEDS:
Quake should be wakeup call for NRC, says Markey from Political Intelligence: feeds.boston.com

BEST OF THE BLOGS:
Romney, Former Frontrunner? – Talking Politics : feedproxy.google.com
Red Mass Group:: MA Casinos? Eight arguments against (to start) : www.redmassgroup.com
Keller @ Large: Is 12 Years Too Harsh A Penalty For DiMasi? « CBS Boston: boston.cbslocal.com
Massachusetts Liberal: A wild and Khazei guy: baystateliberal.blogspot.com
Blue Mass Group | Eric Fehrnstrom admits he’s the evil genius behind CrazyKhazei: bluemassgroup.com
Blue Mass Group | Some CrazyKhazei tweets look a little different now that we know who wrote them: bluemassgroup.com
Blue Mass Group | Fehrnstrom wasn’t “Going Rogue” – Paging Sen. Brown: bluemassgroup.com

AROUND NEW ENGLAND:
State Collected $300 Million In Child Support In Fiscal 2011 – Courant.com: www.courant.com
Cookies disabled? | Concord Monitor: www.concordmonitor.com
Vermont opposes Entergy’s attempt to bar witnesses – Brattleboro Reformer: www.reformer.com
LePage launches ‘zero-base’ budgeting | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram : www.pressherald.com

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