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2:40 PM ET, November 10, 2007

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Major Garrett / Fox News:
Clinton Campaign Confirms Planting Town Hall Question, Says It Won't Happen Again  —  SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton's campaign admitted Friday that it planted a global warming question in Newton, Iowa, Tuesday during a town hall meeting to discuss clean energy.
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Andrew Malcolm / Los Angeles Times:
Clinton admits planting questions in public forum  —  Hillary Clinton stopped at a bio-diesel plant in Newton, Iowa earlier this week to see alternative fuels in the making and drive home the week's campaign theme of her energy plan.  After a tour, the candidate took questions from the crowd.
Michelle Malkin:
Hillary's control freak campaign: The politics of planting questions  —  Looks like FEMA crapweasels aren't the only ones faking questions for the public.  —  Remember when Hillary launched her presidential campaign by touting her folksy bid to start a "conversation-with you, with America?"
Sara Just / Political Radar:
Clinton Camp Admits To Planting Questions
Charles McGrath / New York Times:
Norman Mailer, Outspoken Novelist, Dies at 84  —  Norman Mailer, the combative, controversial and often outspoken novelist who loomed over American letters longer and larger than any writer of his generation, died today at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.  He was 84.
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Bart Barnes / Washington Post:
Pulitzer Prize-Winner Norman Mailer Dies at 84  —  Norman Mailer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who wrote graphically and compellingly about sex and violence, conflict and politics, love and war, as the tempests of his personal life complemented the turbulence of his prose …
Discussion: GregsOpinion.com
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Rice's Management at Issue  —  Critics Cite Blackwater, Baghdad Embassy and Passports  —  Shortly after Condoleezza Rice took charge of the 57,000-person State Department in 2005, she said she relished the challenge of "line responsibility" in leading a large organization.
Associated Press:
Play of the Day: McCain's Mom on Mormons  —  MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) - John McCain's 95-year-old mother, in a swipe at her son's rival Mitt Romney, said Friday that Mormons were to blame for the scandal that rocked the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.  —  During an appearance on MSNBC …
Discussion: Riehl World View and Althouse
Richard Landes / Pajamas Media:
AL-DURA AND THE "PUBLIC SECRET" OF MIDDLE EAST JOURNALISM  —  The evidence emerging from the ongoing Al Dura trial in France indicates that Western journalists are fully aware that some of the footage they use in their reports on the Mideast conflict is staged, charges Richard Landes.
Discussion: Power Line
Learfield / Radio Iowa:
Edwards @ John Mellencamp concert  —  It was 7 p.m. on a Friday night in Des Moines and I was driving to meet friends L, M and S at Wells Fargo Arena where I would see one of my favorite bands, Los Lobos, open for John Mellencamp.  The sound of my phone ringing pierced the interior of my car.
Stephen Labaton / New York Times:
F.C.C. Planning Rules to Open Cable Market  —  The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to impose significant new regulations to open the cable television market to independent programmers and rival video services after determining that cable companies have become too dominant in the industry, senior commission officials said.
Bob Herbert / New York Times:
Recession?  What Recession?  —  If it looks like a recession and feels like a recession ...  "Quite frankly," said Senator Charles Schumer, peering over his glasses at the Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke, "I think we are at a moment of economic crisis, stemming from four key areas …
Discussion: Eschaton and Grasping Reality …
John / Argghhh!:
A STORY YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED, AS THE REGULAR PRESS DOESN'T COVER GOOD NEWS MUCH.  —  This post will be up top all day.  New stuff will come in below.  —  The BlogWorld Expo has been fun and useful.  And today's big post was going to be about that.  —  But not now.
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
Ballistic  —  NUCLEAR....John McCain offered up some criticism of Bernie Kerik yesterday for bailing out on his job training the Iraqi police, and the Giuliani campaign naturally went ballistic in response.  Rich Lowry is perturbed: … But this is just the package you get with Rudy.
Kos / Daily Kos:
Is Rahm racist, or merely scared?  —  It's got to be one or the other, because Rahm Emanuel is behind efforts to build Democratic support for the Shuler/Tancredo "enforcement-only" bill currently winding its way through the House.  —  Think about it — our House leadership is strong-arming Democrats …
 
 
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Raina Kelley / Newsweek.com:
The Writing On The Wall  —  Good penmanship is more than just a quaint skill.
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USA Today:
Iowa GOP inundated by irate calls from Ron Paul fans
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David Weigel / Reason Magazine:
Feel the Pajamamentum!  —  It's a little-known fact …
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Raymond Hernandez / New York Times:
Republicans in Congress Propose Bills on Licenses
Glenn Reynolds / Instapundit.com:
SOME MORE PHOTOS FROM BLOGWORLD EXPO:  —  Pinups for the troops:
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Dr Bari: Government stoking Muslim tension
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Associated Press:
Anti-abortion postings ordered removed
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