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11:10 PM ET, December 12, 2007

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The Washington Post / The Trail:
Clinton N.H. Official Warns Obama Will Be Attacked on Drug Use  —  Bill Shaheen, Clinton's New Hampshire co-chair.  (AP).  —  DOVER, N.H. — Billy Shaheen, the co-chairman of Hillary Clinton's campaign in New Hampshire, raised the issue of Sen. Barack Obama's past admissions of drug use …
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Shaheen: Did Obama sell drugs?
Discussion: Spin Cycle and Riehl World View
New York Sun:
Hillary Locks and Loads
Discussion: Political Machine
Rick Klein / ABCNEWS:
ANALYSIS: Huckabee Shines in Lackluster Debate  —  Last Chance GOP Debate a Missed Opportunity for Would-Be Iowa Contenders  —  The GOP Des Moines Register debate was lackluster but good news for front-runners Mike Huckabee, of Arkansas and former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts.
Discussion: Time, Hot Air and Eunomia
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Dean Barnett / Weekly Standard:
Fred Wins, Iowa Loses  —  Why Carolyn Washburn should keep her day job.  —  HERE WE WERE on Wednesday, a nation of political junkies gathered around our televisions to watch the candidates debate each other one last time, and we had as a moderator one Carolyn Washburn, the editor of the Des Moines Register.
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
ENTER ALAN KEYES
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Pelosi backs down in spending battle  —  In the face of stiff opposition from powerful fellow Democrats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) has abandoned a proposal she supported less than 24 hours ago to eliminate lawmakers' earmarks from the omnibus spending package.
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Ed Henry / CNN:
Deal would give Bush victory on war funding  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Democratic lawmakers and staffers privately say they're closing in on a broad budget deal that would give President Bush as much as $70 billion in new war funding.  —  The deal would lack a key provision Democrats had attached …
Discussion: Open Left
Mike Soraghan / The Hill:
Pelosi buys $16K worth of flowers  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has spent $16,000 on flowers since taking office, one reason why she spent 63 percent more in her high-profile inaugural year than her low-key predecessor did last year.  —  Pelosi (D-Calif.) spent a little more than $3 million …
Marc Ambinder:
First Take: The Final Republican Debate  —  The headline is that no one laid a glove on Mike Huckabee.  And that Mitt Romney had a hell of a good afternoon.  He seemed more sinewy than usual, less programmed, quite (dare we say) presidential, and even-tempered.
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
A Debate in Name Only  —  JOHNSTON, Iowa - In a debate …
Discussion: Democratic Strategist
Chuck Todd / MSNBC:
First Impressions
Discussion: Spin Cycle
Zev Chafets / New York Times:
The Huckabee Factor  —  Mike Huckabee walked into the lobby of the Des Moines Marriott at 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 3, deposited an armful of dirty laundry at the desk and checked to make sure he was being credited with Marriott Rewards points toward his next stay.  Then, accompanied by his wife …
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CNN Political Ticker:
Huckabee apologizes to Romney for Mormon comment
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
MORE ON THE HUCK....Ross Douthat has more on the fact …
Discussion: The Corner and The Newshoggers
Satyam / Think Progress:
Rep. King Decries 'Assault On Christmas,' Calls On Americans To 'Stand Up' And 'Worship Christ'  —  Rep. Steve King recently (R-IA) introduced legislation recognizing the "importance of Christmas and the Christian faith," despite previously opposing resolutions recognizing the Muslim celebration of Ramadan and the Hindu Diwali.
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David Schraub / The Moderate Voice:
Attackers Shouted "This is a Christian Country"  —  ...before the ten of them started beating up a group of Jews on the Q train in New York City.  —  2 Comments for the post: Attackers Shouted "This is a Christian Country"  —  Entropy said,  —  And the point of this post is?  —  Idiosyncrat said,
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Melissa Grace / NY Daily News:
Muslim hero breaks up train beating
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Liberty Street
AlterNet.org:
The Cartoon Mitt Romney Doesn't Want You To See [VIDEO]  —  Posted by Oliver Willis, Oliver Willis.com at 4:32 AM on December 12, 2007.  —  That it's got over 500,000 views on YouTube can't help someone like Mitt Romney  —  I don't know enough about Mormon theology to know if this bit …
Amanda / Think Progress:
Sen. Kit Bond: Waterboarding Is Like 'Swimming'  —  Yesterday on PBS's Newshour, host Gwen Ifill asked Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO) whether waterboarding constitutes torture.  Bond replied that the technique is actually more like "swimming": … Watch it:  —  Conservatives have repeatedly tried …
Peter Clothier / The Huffington Post:
Do You Need a Gun?  —  I don't.  I hope never to find myself in a situation where I would have needed one to protect my life—though I concede that this is a dire possibility in a country where guns seem so prevalent.  They are designed for only one purpose: to kill.
Wyocwby / stephenbainbridge.com:
Personal Presidential Elimination Process: The Case Against Mike Huckabee  —  In my continuing quest to decide which (if any) of the GOP candidates to support in the 2008 Presidential primaries, we come back to the case of Mike Huckabee.  I've joked in the past about never giving Hope …
The Politico:
Boehner admits GOP money situation 'sucks'  —  One of the best things that can be said of Rep. John A. Boehner's leadership is that the head of House Republicans is no Newt Gingrich, no Tom DeLay.  —  The Ohio lawmaker has an affable, understated style and runs a team that has the long knives …
Discussion: Firedoglake and MyDD
New York Times:
Republican Presidential Debate  —  REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES DEBATE PARTICIPANTS:  —  FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR RUDOLPH GIULIANI FORMER ARKANSAS GOVERNOR MIKE HUCKABEE FORMER MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNOR MITT ROMNEY FORMER TENNESSEE SENATOR FRED THOMPSON FORMER AMBASSADOR ALAN KEYES MODERATOR: CAROLYN WASHBURN
Discussion: Power Line
 
 
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Canadian Muslim Teen's Dad Charged in Her Murder; Friends …
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Brian Faler / Bloomberg:
Coburn Plays the `Skunk' in Year-End Legislative Rush
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C.I.A. Chief Admits Failure to Inform Congress
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Novak's non-scandal  —  So remember all the hubub and rapid-response …
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Quick Debate Round-Up
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Why Didn't We Endorse Thompson?
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Laura Vozzella / Baltimore Sun:
I see Utah, I see France ...  The American electorate has matured …
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Gonzales named lawyer of the year
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