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By hand, stir in white and milk chocolate chips, mint chips and walnuts. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Yields 5 dozen.


The young and beautiful of Tinseltown still love President Obama, apparently. More than 40 celebrities and entertainment industry executives will appear at a “Gen44” fundraiser on Friday at the Soho House on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, an exclusive venue co-owned by former President Bill Clinton and his pal Ron Burkle. Among the glittering guests, according to Hollywood Reporter correspondent Tina Daunt: “The Avengers” star Clark Gregg, actor Donovan Leitch and “One Tree Hill” actress Sophia Bush.

“The president’s people will be pitching young Hollywood on the importance of its support as the campaign moves into its most intensely competitive months,” Ms. Daunt reports, noting that organizers insist Mr. Obama is not slated to attend and that the $2,500-per-person soiree is a “grass-roots effort.”


A lead topic trending on Twitter: “Questions That Stump Obama.” The query follows another recent Twitter trend called “Questions That Stump Romney.” Waggish Tweeters have scores of suggestions on what to ask President Obama, meanwhile. Among them:

“Can you create a deficit so big that even you cannot spend your way out of it?” (David Burge, founder of Iowa Hawk Blog) “When does life begin?” (Steven Ertelt, founder of, “What does ‘liberty’ mean? Not to you, but in the dictionary.” (Townhall columnist Derek Hunter).


• 55 percent of Americans say it would make “no difference” if the Supreme Court rules the health care law’s individual mandate unconstitutional.

• 25 percent say such a ruling would “hurt” them or their family; 18 percent say it would help them.

• 41 percent of Americans say the health care law is a “bad idea,” 35 percent say it’s a good idea; 22 percent have no opinion.

• 39 percent would have “mixed feelings” if the Supreme Court rules the health care law unconstitutional on Thursday.

• 27 percent would be “very pleased,” 17 percent would be “very disappointed,” 10 percent would be “somewhat pleased” and 5 percent “somewhat disappointed.”

• 34 percent would have “mixed feelings” if the Supreme Court rules the health care law constitutional.

• 29 percent would be “very disappointed,” 21 percent “very pleased,” 7 percent “somewhat pleased” and 6 percent “somewhat disappointed.”

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