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8:00 PM ET, March 20, 2008

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Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
McCain aide circulates Obama/Wright video, is suspended  —  An aide to John McCain was suspended from the campaign today for blasting out an inflammatory video that raises questions about Barack Obama's patriotism.  —  Soren Dayton, who works in McCain's political department …
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Gene Maddaus / Daily Breeze:
Geraldine Ferraro resents being lumped in with the Rev. Wright in Obama speech  —  » See and hear the speech  —  Former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro said today that she objected to the comparison Sen. Barack Obama drew between her and his former pastor in his speech on race relations Tuesday.
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
McCain Aide Suspended For Pushing Racially-Charged Obama-Wright Video  —  A McCain campaign aide actively pushed an incendiary, racially-charged video that uses the controversial words of Barack Obama's pastor to tar Obama as unpatriotic — despite the fact that McCain himself has suggested …
Rasmussen Reports:
The Impact of Pastor Wright and THE SPEECH on Election 2008  —  Two days after Barack Obama gave the most important speech of his life, it remains unclear what impact the controversy over Pastor Jeremiah Wright will have on the race for the Democratic Presidential Nomination.
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
FOX News Poll: More Than Half Believe Obama Doesn't Share Views of Pastor Wright  —  Fifty-seven percent of Americans do not believe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama shares the controversial views of his former spiritual mentor the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, while about one in four …
Time:
The Origin of Obama's Pastor Problem  —  Long before the sermons of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright became instant hits on YouTube and talk-show fodder for the cable news channels, Barack Obama knew he had a preacher problem.  On the eve of launching his campaign for the White House in February 2007 …
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Clinton Holds Onto Lead Over Obama
Discussion: AMERICAblog
Amy Sullivan / Washington Monthly:
DISCOVERING BLACK CHURCHES....I had to disappear to write my piece …
Discussion: Oliver Willis and TBogg
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Geraldine Ferraro: Wright a “racist bigot”
Discussion: Daimnation!
Hindrocket / Power Line:
A “TYPICAL WHITE PERSON”?!  —  I've expressed admiration for Barack Obama's political skills, but maybe, in a time of stress, his inexperience is beginning to show.  In an interview earlier today, he referred to his grandmother—the one he slandered in his speech on Tuesday—as a “typical white person.”
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Taylor Marsh / The Huffington Post:
Obama: Grandmother “Typical White Person”  —  Via a WIP radio: … Can you imagine if Hillary Clinton said someone was a “typical black person?”  —  Seriously, Barack Obama basically called all white people racist.  You know, because when us typical white folk walk down the street …
Discussion: Wonkette
Sam Wood / Philly.com:
Obama wows WIP sports jocks
Jeff Zeleny / The Caucus:
Obama's NCAA Bracket  —  CHARLESTON, W.V. - Even on the campaign trail, it's basketball time.  Yesterday, Senator Barack Obama played a morning round of hoops with soldiers from Fort Bragg in North Carolina.  Today, as he arrived here for a campaign event, he completed his NCAA Final Four bracket.
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Mark Murray / MSNBC:
MCCAIN: PURIM = HALLOWEEN?  —  When McCain made a foreign policy gaffe in Jordan on Tuesday, it was Sen. Joe Lieberman who quietly pointed out the mistake, giving McCain an opportunity to correct himself in front of the international press corps.  In Israel yesterday, NBC's Lauren Appelbaum reports …
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Matthew Yglesias:
Maybe He Should Have Briefings  —  More ignorance from John McCain:
CNN:
Cheney's former chief of staff disbarred  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby was disbarred from practicing law in the nation's capital on Thursday.  —  The former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney was convicted last year of lying to a grand jury and federal agents probing …
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Carol D. Leonnig / Washington Post:
Cheney Ex-Aide ‘Scooter’ Libby Disbarred
Michael Meyers / Los Angeles Times:
Obama blew it  —  What the candidate should have said about race.  —  Tim Rutten's column, “Obama's Lincoln moment” and The Times editorial, “Obama on race” both miss the mark.  —  In my considered judgment as a race and civil rights specialist, I would say that Barack Obama's “momentous” …
Greg Mitchell / Editor and Publisher:
Hagee, in ‘NYT’ This Sunday, Says McCain Sought His Endorsement  —  NEW YORK In an interview that will appear in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine, controversial televangelist Rev. John Hagee declares, “It's true that [John] McCain's campaign sought my endorsement.”
Discussion: Cliff Schecter and AMERICAblog
 
 
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Sharon Tubbs / St. Petersburg Times:
Obama's pastor has Tampa ties
Discussion: Top of the Ticket and The Buzz
Corilyn Shropshire / Houston Chronicle:
Race-related blog causing controversy
Discussion: Pat Dollard
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Racist comments on FOX News Website: Where is O'Reilly's crack team now?
Joseph C. Wilson / The Huffington Post:
Obama's Shallow Credentials on National Security Are Dangerous for the Country
Discussion: Swampland
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Paterson's opposition research on himself
Discussion: Spin Cycle
SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
Bill Maher on McCain: “Not Tougher. Dumber.”
Discussion: VetVoice and The RBC
New York Times:
Obama Shifts Focus to Economic Toll of War
 Earlier Items: 
Ralph Peters / New York Post:
SHOCK AND AWFUL  —  ON the fifth anniversary of our cam paign …
Discussion: The Corner and Vox Popoli
Marc Ambinder:
Clinton Campaign Gets A New C.O.O.
Ezra Klein / American Prospect:
QUOTE OF THE DAY.  —  Kevin Drum: … How Kevin was able …
Discussion: Pandagon
Hilzoy / Obsidian Wings:
Double Standards  —  Obama gave a very good interview to Nightline …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Lessons not learned  —  (updated below)  —  Slate is publishing …
Ed Kaitz / American Thinker:
Obama's Anger … Back in the late 1980s I was on a plane flying …
Declan McCullagh / The Iconoclast:
FBI posts fake hyperlinks to snare child porn suspects
Andrew Maykuth / Philly.com:
Ruling: “Speak English” sign at cheesesteak shop not discriminatory
 

 
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