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8:50 PM ET, March 28, 2006

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Peter Baker / Washington Post:
Andrew Card Resigns as White House Chief of Staff  —  White House Chief of Staff Andrew H. Card Jr. plans to announce his resignation this morning after nearly 5-1/2 years as President Bush's top aide and will be replaced by Joshua B. Bolten, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, a senior administration official said.
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Greg Levine / Forbes:
Bush Says Chief Of Staff Andrew Card Resigns  —  NEW YORK -  —  White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has resigned.  —  President George W. Bush announced the resignation in a press conference Tuesday morning.  —  Card was not only a longtime friend of his boss, but had served …
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Terence Hunt / Associated Press:
White House Chief of Staff Card Resigns
Edward Wong / New York Times:
Shiites Say U.S. Is Pressuring Iraqi Leader to Step Aside  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq, March 28 — Senior Shiite politicians said today that the American ambassador has told Shiite officials to inform the Iraqi prime minister that President Bush does not want him to remain the country's leader in the next government.
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Washington Post:
U.S. Officials Defend Raid Following Shiite Backlash  —  Accounts of Deadly Attack Diverge Sharply  —  BAGHDAD, March 27 — Facing a scathing backlash from Shiite Muslim leaders a day after a deadly U.S.-Iraqi raid in Baghdad, U.S. military officials defended the mission Monday, saying it was a …
E. J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
A Maverick No More?  —  In April 2004 I put in a call to John McCain's office to see if he would respond to a group of House Republicans who had attacked his fellow Vietnam veteran John Kerry.  —  In a preview of coming assaults, the Republicans accused Kerry of, among other things …
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Haaretz:
Olmert, declaring victory, appeals to Abbas for peace talks  —  Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, declaring an election victory, appealed to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas early Wednesday to enter into negotiations over the permanent borders of Israel, but added that Israel …
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Jerusalem Post:
Only 47 percent of Israeli voters cast ballots thus far
Glenn Greenwald / Unclaimed Territory:
The fictitious Kyl/Graham "floor debate"  —  By Anonymous Liberal  —  Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.  The Court will be called upon to determine—among other things—whether a provision in last year's Detainee Treatment Act ("DTA") …
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Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Analysis: Hard day for government in Hamdan case
Discussion: ACSBlog, Slate and TalkLeft
Larisa Alexandrovna / The Huffington Post:
Now "We Credit Blogs we Know" - AP Part II  —  Following up on my blog post regarding the AP, in which I discussed their rather less than ethical sourcing policies, John Byrne at Raw has written an article providing more details about the AP's problem sourcing.  —  Here are some parts of John's article on this:
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RNC Memo Warns GOPers Not To Distance Themselves From Bush  —  Republican pollster Jan van Lohuizen, in a memo written for RNC chairman Ken Mehlman, warns that if members of Congress try to drive a wedge between themselves and Pres.  Bush, it'd be akin to adding weight to an anchor.
Investor's Business Daily:
ISSUES &  —  INSIGHTS  —  Religion Of Peace?  —  War On Terror: In the wake of the cartoon jihad and mosque-on-mosque violence in Iraq, most Americans now think Islam has more violent believers than any other faith.  Yet many still view it as a "peaceful religion."
Discussion: Clarity & Resolve
Christy Hardin Smith / Firedoglake:
Citizen Action Steps: Phase Two  —  UPDATE: Keith in Orlando (who for some reason has become the stamp chosen one) received another missive: … I've verified the above with the stamp company.  You have to be certain to type in SPRING (in all caps) to get the discount.  Thanks everyone and thanks to Keith!
Matthew Daly / Associated Press:
Appeals Court rules against McDermott in taped call dispute  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal appeals court ruled today that Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., violated federal law by turning over an illegally taped telephone call to reporters nearly a decade ago.
Chandler Brown / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Driver fights ticket for bumper sticker  —  It was 9:30 on a recent Friday night when Denise Grier saw blue lights in her rearview mirror.  —  She pulled over on Chamblee-Tucker Road, unaware of her infraction.  —  "The officer asked if I knew I had a lewd decal on my car and I thought, 'Oh gosh, what did my kids put on my car?' "
Jim Miklaszewski / MSNBC:
Avoiding attacking suspected terrorist mastermind  —  Abu Musab Zarqawi blamed for more than 700 killings in Iraq … With Tuesday's attacks, Abu Musab Zarqawi, a Jordanian militant with ties to al-Qaida, is now blamed for more than 700 terrorist killings in Iraq.
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Sirotablog
PJ Iraq Files:
Document: ISGZ-2004-028179  —  In the Name of God the Most Compassionate The Most Merciful  —  The respectful Mr Director of the Apparatus  —  Subject: The Frenchman Le Floch and the German Dieter Holzer  —  In the date of 10/1/2003 the two mentioned above arrived to the country in visit …
Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez / La Queen Sucia:
How Stupid are the US Media?!?!  —  Open letter to CNN and other mainstream US media outlets:  —  1. The vast majority of Hispanics/Latinos in the U.S. (75 percent of us) were born and raised here, including many of us who have roots here that predate the arrival of the pilgrims.
Slate:
The Secret of George Mason  —  What its Final Four basketball team and its unusual economics department have in common.  —  Unlike his neighbors, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison, founding father George Mason has rarely gotten his props from historians and the public.
 
 
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