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1:00 PM ET, February 15, 2007

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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
FDL's Libby reporting forces a re-evaluation of blogs  —  It is virtually impossible to closely follow the Libby trial without relying upon the work of the blogging team assembled by Jane Hamsher and FireDogLake.  Hamsher built FDL by becoming (along with her blogging partner …
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Scott Shane / New York Times:
For Liberal Bloggers, Libby Trial Is Fun and Fodder  —  The perjury trial of I. Lewis Libby Jr., former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, has drawn every major news organization in the country to the federal courthouse in Washington.  But none has fielded a bigger team …
Associated Press:
U.S., Britain Faulted on Child Welfare  —  BERLIN (AP) — The United States and Britain ranked at the bottom of a U.N. survey of child welfare in 21 wealthy countries that assessed everything from infant mortality to whether children ate dinner with their parents or were bullied at school.
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Rob Gifford / NPR:
U.S. on List of UNICEF's Worst Countries for Kids  —  · A new report from the U.N. Children's Fund says the United States and Britain are the worst countries in the industrialized world in which to be a child.  UNICEF says an examination of 40 factors, such as poverty, deprivation …
Elise Labott / CNN:
U.S. to allow 7,000 Iraqi refugees
Discussion: Political Animal and AMERICAblog
New York Times:
Bush Declares Iran's Arms Role in Iraq Is Certain  —  President Bush said Wednesday that he was certain that factions within the Iranian government had supplied Shiite militants in Iraq with deadly roadside bombs that had killed American troops.  But he said he did not know whether Iran's highest officials had directed the attacks.
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Richard Pérez-Peña / New York Times:
Giuliani Says He Is Running for President in '08  —  Rudolph W. Giuliani yesterday removed any lingering doubts that he was running for president, and, without mentioning President Bush by name, offered pointed criticism on how the Iraq war has been handled.
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CNN:
CNN LARRY KING LIVE  —  Interview With Rudy Giuliani  —  THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT.  THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.  —  LARRY KING, CNN ANCHOR: Tonight, Rudolph Giuliani answers the big one.  —  KING: Are you running or not?  —  GIULIANI: Yes, I'm running.
Discussion: TIME
KSTP-TV:
POLL: Coleman would easily trump Franken  —  U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman would win easily if he ends up facing comedian Al Franken in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race in 2008, according to an exclusive 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS/SURVEY USA poll.  —  The popular comedian announced that he would seek …
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Dane Smith / Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Seriously, Franken's running for Senate
cbs4.com:
Tim Hardaway: 'I Hate Gay People'  —  Click PLAY Former NBA Player John Amaechi Interview, Full Hardaway Comments … (CBS4) MIAMI Former Miami Heat superstar Tim Hardaway told a local sports radio show that he "hates gay people."  —  Hardaway made the comments while he was being interviewed …
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Associated Press:
Keith Olbermann, NBC agree on second term  —  'Countdown' host extends through 2011; will contribute more to network  —  MSNBC is a joint venture between NBC and Microsoft  —  NEW YORK - Keith Olbermann will continue to be a thorn in Bill O'Reilly's side for at least four more years.
Discussion: Media Blog
Qassim Abdul-Zahra / Associated Press:
Iraq adviser: al-Sadr in Iran  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq - An adviser to Iraq's prime minister said Thursday that radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is in Iran, but denied he fled due to fear of arrest during an escalating security crackdown.  —  Sami al-Askari said al-Sadr traveled to Iran by land …
Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:
A Prewar Slide Show Cast Iraq in Rosy Hues  —  When Gen. Tommy R. Franks and his top officers gathered in August 2002 to review an invasion plan for Iraq, it reflected a decidedly upbeat vision of what the country would look like four years after Saddam Hussein was ousted from power.
Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post:
GOP Looks Beyond War Measure to Fight on Funding  —  With Republicans speaking out against President Bush's war policy on the House floor yesterday, GOP leaders and the White House conceded defeat on a resolution opposing sending additional U.S. troops to Iraq and began looking toward the coming battle over the war's funding.
Opinion Journal:
Awaiting the Dishonor Roll  —  Congress "supports the troops" while emboldening the enemy.  —  Congress has rarely been distinguished by its moral courage.  But even grading on a curve, we can only describe this week's House debate on a vote of no-confidence in the mission in Iraq …
Bob Egelko / San Francisco Chronicle:
LAWYER ADMITS LEAKING BALCO TESTIMONY  —  He agrees to plead guilty — prosecutors say they'll end effort to jail reporters  —  A lawyer admitted in court documents Wednesday that he provided a Chronicle reporter with transcripts of confidential grand jury testimony by Barry Bonds …
Ariane deVogue / Legalities:
INSECURITY  —  Justice Kennedy made an unusual appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning, ostensibly to talk about "Judicial Security and Independence."  It was billed as a very big deal.  In a press release last week, Chairman Patrick Leahy called it the …
Atrios / Eschaton:
Conscience and Soul  —  Reading through the interview with Vanderslice, who is one of the religious left political consultants, there's plenty I agree with.  I do agree that Democrats should reach out to religious voters and it's something they've been bad at doing, though they've been pretty bad …
bridgenews.org:
Can we really support these troops?  —  During a heated debate in a class I teach on social justice, several US Marines who had done tours in Iraq told me that they had "sacrificed" by "serving" in Iraq so that I could enjoy the freedom to teach in the USA.  Parroting their master's slogan about …
Lydia Saad / Gallup Poll:
2008 Presidential Battle Closely Contested for Now  —  John McCain and Rudy Giuliani nearly tie with Hillary Clinton  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Three of the four current frontrunners for the Democratic and Republican nominations for president in 2008 can each credibly claim they would give …
Discussion: Outside The Beltway
 
 
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Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Bush At AEI  —  Since I'm under the weather today …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Murray Waas / National Journal:
Cheney's Call  —  Early on the morning of June 20, 2002 …
Politics Central:
THE GLENN AND HELEN SHOW: FIVE FOR FIGHTING'S JOHN ONDRASIK ON WAR, PEACE, AND MUSIC
Ezra Klein:
Does Anyone Think We Shouldn't Attack Iran?
Josh White / Washington Post:
Translator Who Faked Identity Pleads Guilty To Having Secret Data
Marc Fisher / Washington Post:
Don't Gum Up Sex-Ed; Leave Instruction to Professional Teachers
Charlotte Observer:
Black resigns House seat
Discussion: The Corner and Betsy's Page
Lawrence Haas / Examiner:
Democrats should beware of the post-Vietnam syndrome
Discussion: The Heretik
 Earlier Items: 
Eli Lake / New York Sun:
...And Races To Curb Bush on the War
Michael McAuliff / NY Daily News:
Bill will Bubba to the surface
Discussion: First Read
Jon Ward / Washington Times:
Democrats try to stifle calls to 'defund' war
The Politico:
McCain Leads Chase for Senate Support
Cathy Young / The Y Files:
PandaGate and anti-male bigotry
Sidney Blumenthal / Salon:
Libby's cynical defense
San Francisco Chronicle:
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