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3:15 PM ET, January 31, 2008

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Jennifer Parker / Political Punch:
Bill: “We Just Have to Slow Down Our Economy” to Fight Global Warming  —  Former President Bill Clinton was in Denver, Colorado, stumping for his wife yesterday.  —  In a long, and interesting speech, he characterized what the U.S. and other industrialized nations need to do to combat global warming …
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ABCNEWS:
Clinton Remained Silent As Wal-Mart Fought Unions  —  Tapes Reviewed by ABC News Show Clinton As a Loyal Company Woman  —  In six years as a member of the Wal-Mart board of directors, between 1986 and 1992, Hillary Clinton remained silent as the world's largest retailer waged a major campaign …
New York Times:
After Mining Deal, Financier Donated to Clinton Charity  —  Late on Sept. 6, 2005, a private plane carrying the Canadian mining financier Frank Giustra touched down in Almaty, a ruggedly picturesque city in southeast Kazakhstan.  Several hundred miles to the west a fortune awaited …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Another Point on Bill  —  One point that should not go unmentioned is that what former President Clinton is described as doing in that Times article is little different from what the first President Bush has done in his post-presidency.  And his son is the president.
Discussion: The New Republic
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Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
Romney to run ads in California  —  LOS ANGELES - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to run a “significant” level of television ads in California and other states that vote Tuesday in essentially a national primary, aides said Thursday, signaling a willingness to aggressively try …
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Memo: McCain “De Facto” Nominee After Feb. 5
Discussion: The Campaign Spot
Jim Tankersley / The Swamp:
Arnold opens ‘flood’ of McCain endorsements
Robert D. Novak / Washington Post:
Is McCain a Conservative?  —  As John McCain neared his momentous primary election victory in Florida after a ferocious campaign questioning his conservative credentials, right-wingers buzzed over word that he had privately suggested that Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito was too conservative.
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Jennifer Rubin / New York Observer:
What Will Rush, Hugh Say if McCain Wins?  —  Rush Limbaugh.  —  Certain conservative opinion makers are not pleased.  —  Rush Limbaugh, Hugh Hewitt, much of the roster at the National Review and many (but certainly not all) of their more conservative talk radio and blogger colleagues …
David S. Broder / Washington Post:
A Matchup Starts to Take Shape
Discussion: Horses Mouth and Matthew Yglesias
nj.nationaljournal.com:
Obama: Most Liberal Senator In 2007  —  Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., was the most liberal senator in 2007, according to National Journal's 27th annual vote ratings.  The insurgent presidential candidate shifted further to the left last year in the run-up to the primaries …
Washington Wire:
Pelosi Allies Give Obama a Boost in California  —  Susan Davis reports from Los Angeles on the presidential race.  —  While congressional leaders generally don't make endorsements in presidential primaries, the addition of California Rep. Anna Eshoo to the list of lawmakers backing …
Discussion: The Trail and Brian Beutler
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Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Come On MSNBC, What About GOTV?
Discussion: The Huffington Post and MSNBC
Jim Kuhnhenn / Associated Press:
Obama raises $32 million in January
Discussion: MyDD and Donklephant
CNN:
Sources: Al Qaeda's No. 3 man killed  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — A senior al Qaeda terrorist active in operational planning and training has been killed in Pakistan, a knowledgeable Western official and an unnamed military source said Thursday.  —  The official identified the terrorist as Abu Laith al-Libi …
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Paul Schemm / Associated Press:
Al-Qaida commander in Afghanistan killed
Discussion: Outside The Beltway
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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Mukasey's radical worldview is now the norm
Discussion: Democrats.com, Firedoglake and Harper's
Jen Haberkorn / Washington Times:
Obama: Decriminalize pot  —  Last fall during a nationally televised presidential debate, Sen. Barack Obama hesitantly raised his hand and joined with most of his Democratic rivals to declare that he opposed decriminalizing marijuana.  (Play video)  —  But as a candidate for the U.S. Senate …
Discussion: The Other McCain and Spin Cycle
Spencer Ackerman / The Washington Independent:
Security Gains From ‘Surge’ Backsliding  —  New Iraq Security Statistics Show Uptick in Explosions  —  It was the crescendo of an otherwise flat State of the Union address.  “Ladies and Gentlemen,” President George W. Bush declared Monday night, “some may deny the surge is working, but among terrorists there is no doubt.”
Ari Melber / The Nation:
MoveOn Weighs Dem Endorsements  —  MoveOn.org, the powerhouse grassroots organization that showered Democrats with more donations in the midterms than almost any other liberal PAC, is asking its members whether to host a virtual vote on Thursday to endorse Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton for President.
Audrey Hudson / Washington Times:
Airport found legitimate in troop treatment  —  The Oakland International Airport did not break any laws or regulations when it denied 200 Marines and soldiers access to the passenger terminal during a layover last year from Iraq to the troops' home base in Hawaii, the Transportation Department says.
 
 
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Rally for Romney  —  I have spent nearly four decades …
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Cheney Pushes For Telecom Immunity: 'We Haven't Violated Anybody's Civil Liberties'
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The Democratic Majority IS The American Majority
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The New Rules of Politics  —  In the aftermath of the Florida primary …
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