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MSNBC To Give 10PM Slot To Liberal Analyst Lawrence O'Donnell

Liberal activist and political commentator Lawrence O'Donnell reportedly will get his own show on MSNBC. O'Donnell will be another edition to the network's already staunch liberal primetime lineup which includes Ed Schultz, Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow.

"Lawrence O'Donnell is an incredible talent, who our audience has gotten to know throughout the years, most recently as Keith Olbermann's principal guest host on "Countdown." It's great to have another anchor of his caliber on the network," said MSNBC president Phil Griffin in a statement. "This makes us a bigger and better network."

Not Obama's Katrina, But Bush's Second Katrina

"This is more Bush's second Katrina than Obama's first. Because, it was the Bush regulations, it was Dick Cheney's deregulation and lording over the mineral's management," says TIME's Joe Klein on the "Chris Matthews Show."

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Update: Sestak Story Now Making Headlines

Say goodbye to Richard Blumenthal and Rand Paul. The Joe Sestak story is officially the hot topic in the news cycle.

RealClearPolitics spoke to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), ranking member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, this morning. RCP asked him about the controversy surrounding Rep. Joe Sestak, the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania's Senate race. Sestak has said numerous times, most recently on "Meet the Press," that he was offered a job by the White House to drop out of the primary race against Specter. The White House has dodged questions about the matter until recently. Yesterday, Obama's senior adviser David Axelrod said "nothing inappropriate happened." White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs gave the same response on Sunday's "Face the Nation."

Rep. Issa told me "clearly a crime has been committed" and says he will pressure the White House to clear up the issue. Issa says he will also pressure Rep. Sestak to live up to the Navy ethics code and the House ethics code.

Issa says Sestak is not the "target" because he has "truthfully answered" a question. Issa also says if true, the White House has committed "crimes" and "felonies."

Since we spoke to Issa this morning, he has been on FOX News AND MSNBC to discuss the matter. He even went as far to describe the "crimes" as impeachable offenses. He is referring to what former Clinton adviser Dick Morris said on last night's "Hannity."

Joe Scarborough and NBC's Chuck Todd went at it this morning on "Morning Joe" over the allegations:

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By the way, the Justice Department has denied Rep. Issa's request for special counsel or an investigation.

PREVIOUSLY: White House Responds To Sestak Job Allegations

NBC, ABC, CBS All Lead With Lack Of Government Involvement In Oil Spill

ABC's "World News" Reports On Oil Spill: "Anger Is Reserved For Washington"

ABC's "World News" anchor Diane Sawyer addressed viewers from the shorelines of Louisiana tonight. She reported on the "anger" that is focused on Washington. "We saw a pickup truck that had a hand painted sign that said 'BP + The Feds = Another Katrina,'" Sawyer reported.

ABC News reports "some of the president's supporters have questioned his leadership," referring to the anger heard from Louisiana natives (and Democratic strategists) Donna Brazile and James Carville. "One of the problems I have with the administration is that they're not tough enough," Brazile said.

Gov. Jindal (R-LA) says he is frustrated.

Admiral Thad Allen, the man in charge of federal response admitted the "government doesn't have everything it needs" and if the government did push BP out of the way would raise the question they would no one to replace them with.

CBS' "Evening News" Spends Nearly Half Show On Spill, Focuses On Impatience

CBS' Katie Couric reports on how BP is trying to control the oil spill and how the EPA is limiting the use of a certain chemical used to attack the oil. She spent nearly half the show, reporting from the scene, focused on the oil spill in the Gulf.

CBS' White House correspondent Chip Reid reports "critics on Capitol Hill just weren't buying what the White House was saying about the government's role in all of this and whether they could do more."

NBC "Nightly News" On Oil Spill: "No End In Sight"

NBC's Brian Williams opened the "Nightly News" with this message: "Because the story out of the Gulf of Mexico has not changed in over a month and because there's oil spilling into that water right now and of every minute of every day, the anger and despair there are now taking a toll."

NBC's Anne Thompson reported on a "frustrated" Obama administration while the bottom of the screen read "No End In Sight."