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2:40 PM ET, February 15, 2007

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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: The Carpetbagger Report and TIME
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
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Giuliani Announces, Mostly, And Bashes Bush On War Strategy
Discussion: The Caucus and The American Mind
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 …
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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 …
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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Elise Labott / CNN:
U.S. to allow 7,000 Iraqi refugees … WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Bush administration hopes to resettle about 7,000 Iraqi refugees to the United States this year, the State Department said Wednesday.  —  The decision comes amid pressure from the U.S. Congress and the international community to do more about the growing refugee crisis.
Discussion: Political Animal and AMERICAblog
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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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Lawrence Haas / Examiner:
Democrats should beware of the post-Vietnam syndrome  —  WASHINGTON - Reading the polls, congressional Democrats are racing to distance themselves from the war in Iraq, competing over who has got the best proposal for a speedy exit of U.S. troops.  —  History suggests, however, they should look down the road.
Ezra Klein:
Does Anyone Think We Shouldn't Attack Iran?  —  Ken Baer has an overwrought post up attacking me for suggesting that Democrats should publicly state that Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons will not trigger a military response.  Baer, in a graf that reveals his own lack of engagement with the issue …
Discussion: TAPPED, Obsidian Wings and NewsHog
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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.
Ariane Bernard / New York Times:
French Police Arrest 11 in Recruitment for Al Qaeda  —  The French antiterrorism police have arrested 11 people, most of them accused of connections to Iraqi insurgency recruitment rings linked to Al Qaeda, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.  —  Two suspects were detained at Orly Airport …
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 …
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 …
Ernesto Londoño / Washington Post:
Quest to Heal Iraqi Boy Became a Final Mission  —  HILLA, Iraq — Hours before getting killed the way he feared most, Capt. Brian S. Freeman looked up and smiled when Abu Ali dropped by his office.  —  After nearly six months of overcoming financial and bureaucratic hurdles in a war zone …
Murray Waas / National Journal:
Cheney's Call  —  Early on the morning of June 20, 2002, then-Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Bob Graham, D-Fla., received a telephone call at home from a highly agitated Dick Cheney.  Graham, who was in the middle of shaving, held a razor in one hand as he took the phone in the other.
 
 
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Christopher Hope / Telegraph:
Political blogger warned he could be jailed
Discussion: The Corner
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Iraq and Global Warming [BRD]
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Ralph Peters / Real Clear Politics:
Sunni vs. Shi'a: It's Not All Islam
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 Earlier Items: 
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Cathy Young / The Y Files:
PandaGate and anti-male bigotry
Sidney Blumenthal / Salon:
Libby's cynical defense
Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post:
GOP Looks Beyond War Measure to Fight on Funding
Ariane deVogue / Legalities:
INSECURITY  —  Justice Kennedy made an unusual appearance …
Associated Press:
U.S., Britain Faulted on Child Welfare