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3:40 PM ET, October 29, 2007

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University of Iowa News Services:
UI Hawkeye Poll: Huckabee gaining; Clinton and Obama battling for top spot  —  Mitt Romney continues to hold a strong lead in Iowa among candidates seeking the Republican presidential nomination.  But Mike Huckabee's Iowa numbers — buoyed, perhaps, by growing support among Evangelical Christians …
Robin Abcarian / Los Angeles Times:
Polls don't reflect Obama's star power  —  The Democrat creates a stir wherever he goes, but runs far behind Clinton nationally.  Some observers are puzzled; others say he's too gentle.  —  DES MOINES — Hutton Street, a modest, racially mixed working-class neighborhood on the city's east side …
Hillary Clinton / Journalism.org:
THE INVISIBLE PRIMARY—INVISIBLE NO LONGER  —  A First Look at Coverage of the 2008 Presidential Campaign  —  In the early months of the 2008 presidential campaign, the media had already winnowed the race to mostly five candidates and offered Americans relatively little information …
Frank James / The Swamp:
Iowa's 3-way race for Dems as Romney leads big
Discussion: The Politico
Bluto / The Dread Pundit Bluto:
Full Text of Email Reveals Greenwald Mischaracterizations  —  Welcome, fellow minions of the lgf New World Odor  —  Glenn Greenwald, as he had promised in his post at Salon, has forwarded the email he says he received from Colonel Steven A. Boylan, Public Affairs Officer for General Petraeus.
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Jules Crittenden:
UPDATE MCMLXVIII  —  The plot has thickened in Boylangate, where Greenwald at last check is up to UPDATE VII and in an advanced tizzy.  As well he should be.  Because it would appear the sockpuppet, a bestselling author in addition to being a highly accomplished and widely respected constitutional lawyer …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Abject stupidity defined
M.E. Sprengelmeyer / Rocky Mountain News:
Tancredo says he's leaving Congress  —  Even if he loses his long-shot bid for the White House, Rep. Tom Tancredo will be leaving the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of 2008.  —  Tancredo, 61 , waited until after the Colorado Rockies' last out of the World Series on Sunday night …
Club for Growth:
Ron Paul's Record on Economic Issues … Ron Paul: The Perfect as the Enemy of the Good  —  Taxes … Ron Paul's record on taxes is excellent, epitomized by his rallying cry for phasing out the IRS[1].  A strong believer in the economic benefits of tax cuts, he declared in a 2006 article …
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Ron Paul and Alex Jones
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Brad Friedman / The BRAD BLOG:
EXCLUSIVE: FBI Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds Will Now Tell All - and Face Charges if Necessary - to Any Major Television Network That Will Let Her  —  Attention CBS 60 Minutes: we've got a huge scoop for you.  If you want it.  —  Remember the exclusive story you aired on Sibel Edmonds …
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Fearing Fear Itself  —  In America's darkest hour, Franklin Delano Roosevelt urged the nation not to succumb to "nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror."  But that was then.  —  Today, many of the men who hope to be the next president — including all of the candidates with a significant chance …
Daily Mail:
Record numbers go abroad for health treatment with 70,000 escaping NHS  —  Record numbers of Britons are travelling abroad for medical treatment to escape the NHS - with 70,000 patients expected to fly out this year.  —  And by the end of the decade 200,000 "health tourists" …
Rick Jacobs / The Huffington Post:
Ann Coulter: On the Gay Circuit in West Hollywood  —  We had dinner last night at Murano, a new West Hollywood restaurant, owned by gay circuit party promoter Jeffrey Sanker, and lesbian night club owners Robin Gans and Sandy Sachs.  It's a visually stunning space, straight lines …
Katrin Bennhold / International Herald Tribune:
Sarkozy storms out of "60 minutes" interview  —  PARIS: "No, no. This is stupid," President Nicolas Sarkozy snorted, abruptly unplugging his microphone and calling his press secretary an "imbecile" for setting up an interview with American television network CBS on a busy day.
Studs Terkel / New York Times:
The Wiretap This Time  —  EARLIER this month, the Senate Intelligence Committee and the White House agreed to allow the executive branch to conduct dragnet interceptions of the electronic communications of people in the United States.  They also agreed to "immunize" American telephone companies …
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Psssst  —  I received this email from Slate this morning: … Well, since I don't think Melinda Henneberger can possibly know anything about the inner workings of the candidates' marriages and I don't think their most intimate relationship would tell me anything particularly relevant …
 
 
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Furor Over Anti-Islam Speaker
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Medical Tourism  —  Andrew Sullivan's very excited by the fact …
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