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7:50 AM ET, September 7, 2007

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San Francisco Chronicle:
Fugitive fundraiser captured in Colorado tonight  —  (09-06) 20:52 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — Fugitive political fundraiser Norman Hsu, who skipped out on San Mateo County authorities this week rather than face sentencing in a fraud scheme, was apprehended tonight by federal and local lawmen in Grand Junction, Colo.
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Breaking: Norman Hsu captured in Colorado; Update: Hospitalized after falling ill on train  —  In Grand Junction.  No details yet, but it sounds like he may have been injured somehow: … Stand by for updates.  —  Update: The feds are going to drop the interstate fugitive charge against him when they turn him over to California?
Daily Sentinel:
Disgraced Democratic donor arrested in Grand Junction  —  Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu was taken into federal custody Thursday night at St. Mary's Hospital after he fell ill on an Amtrak train passing through Grand Junction.  —  FBI agents took Yung Yuen "Norman" Hsu, 56 …
Discussion: Sweetness & Light
Patrick Healy / The Caucus:
Clinton Supporter Arrested in N.J. Corruption Sting  —  Among the 11 public officials arrested in an F.B.I. corruption sting in New Jersey today was a leading Democratic supporter of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign in that state, Mayor Samuel Rivera of Passaic.
Washington Post:
Ex-Fugitive's Fundraising Talent Put Him on Democrats' A-List
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
Lee Keath / Associated Press:
Groups: Bin Laden plans video on 9/11  —  CAIRO, Egypt - Osama bin Laden will release a new video in the coming days ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in what would be the first new images of the terror mastermind in nearly three years, al-Qaida's media arm announced Thursday.
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Jim Henley / Unqualified Offerings:
Why the Term "Bedwetter" Became Popular
Discussion: All Spin Zone and INSTAPUTZ
CNN:
Bin Laden to issue video as 9/11 anniversary approaches
Discussion: Central Sanity
Brian Ross Reports / The Blotter:
Al Qaeda Announces New Bin Laden Video
Discussion: Atlas Shrugs and Blogs of War
Fox News:
Report: Bin Laden to Address Americans on Sept. 11
Discussion: QandO
Larry Neumeister / Associated Press:
Judge strikes down part of Patriot Act  —  NEW YORK - A federal judge struck down a key part of the USA Patriot Act on Thursday in a ruling that defended the need for judicial oversight of laws and bashed Congress for passing a law that makes possible "far-reaching invasions of liberty."
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
[TS] Op-Ed Columnist: Time to Take a Stand  —  Gen. David Petraeus has a history of making overoptimistic assessments of progress in Iraq that happen to be convenient for his political masters.
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Jurassicpork / Pottersville:
Paul Krugman: Time to Take a Stand  —  Here's what will definitely happen when Gen. David Petraeus testifies before Congress next week: he'll assert that the surge has reduced violence in Iraq — as long as you don't count Sunnis killed by Sunnis, Shiites killed by Shiites …
New York Times:
Petraeus, Seeing Gains in Iraq as Fragile, Is Wary of Cuts  —  Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top American commander in Iraq, has told President Bush that he wants to maintain heightened troop levels in Iraq well into next year to reduce the risk of military setbacks, but could accept the pullback …
Michael D. Shear / Washington Post:
Thompson Runs to The Right  —  Fred D. Thompson took his bid for the White House to the campaign trail Thursday, vowing to compete aggressively for the support of Iowans and pitching steady, experienced and conservative leadership.  —  "I still have the same common-sense conservative beliefs …
Discussion: Truthdig
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Andrew Norfolk / Times of London:
Hardline takeover of British mosques  —  Almost half of Britain's mosques are under the control of a hardline Islamic sect whose leading preacher loathes Western values and has called on Muslims to "shed blood" for Allah, an investigation by The Times has found.
Discussion: Theo Spark
Steve Jobs / Apple:
To all iPhone customers:  —  I have received hundreds of emails from iPhone customers who are upset about Apple dropping the price of iPhone by $200 two months after it went on sale.  After reading every one of these emails, I have some observations and conclusions.
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
BURIED LEDE ALERT....Fred Kaplan has a good piece in Slate today about the upcoming Petraeus report and what Congress needs to ask about it.  But I was more taken by an astonishing statement at the end of the piece from Stephen Biddle, a member of Petraeus's advisory panel.
Discussion: Slate
Abigail Thernstrom / Opinion Journal:
The Massacre of Innocence  —  A stunning new book shows how elite culture made the Duke rape hoax possible.  —  Privileged, rowdy white jocks at an elite, Southern college, a poor, young black stripper, and an alleged rape: It was a juicy, made-for-the-media story of race, class and sex …
Pew Research Center:
Clinton and Giuliani Seen as Not Highly Religious; Romney's Religion Raises Concerns  —  Religion in Campaign '08  —  Summary of Findings  —  So far religion is not proving to be a clear-cut positive in the 2008 presidential campaign.  The candidates viewed by voters as the least religious among …
Discussion: The Trail and Hot Air
 
 
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Mark Murray / MSNBC:
Democratic retreat on Iraq?
Bill Roggio / The Long War Journal:
Senior Qods Force link captured in Karbala
Dan Savage / Slog:
Larry Craig: Slog Reader Visits the Scene of the Crime
John Wildermuth / San Francisco Chronicle:
WINNER-TAKE-ALL? NOT NECESSARILY
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Latest Developments  —  Syria is considering its response …
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Edwards to Offer Anti-Terror Plan Criticizing Bush and Democratic Rivals
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September 6, 2007 - Clinton Opens Lead Over Giuliani As Dems Surge …
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Michael van der Galiën / The Van Der Galiën Gazette:
A New Realism: Bill Richardson's Foreign Policy
Media Matters for America:
O'Reilly on "assassins who work for Media Matters and Move On"
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Zogby poll: 42% of Democrats think Bush either caused 9/11 or let it happen
 

 
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