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11:35 PM ET, July 9, 2008

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CNN:
Jesse Jackson apologizes for comments critical of Obama  —  (CNN) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson issued an apology to Barack Obama Wednesday for making what he called a “crude and hurtful” remark about the Illinois senator's recent comments directed toward some members of the black community.
Fox News:
Jesse Jackson Apologizes for Crude Obama Remarks  —  The Rev. Jesse Jackson apologized Wednesday for saying Barack Obama is “talking down to black people” during what Jackson thought was a private conversation before a FOX News interview Sunday.  —  Jackson was speaking to a guest …
Natalie Gewargis / Political Punch:
Hot Mic Catches Jesse Jackson Hammering Obama; Jackson Apologizes  —  Apparently unaware of a hot microphone, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, made a crude and disparaging remark along the lines of wanting to rip Obama's genitals off in reference …
Gateway Pundit:
Jesse Jackson Slams Obama— “Wanna Cut His Nuts Off” ...Updated With Video  —  Drudge headlines: … Daily Kos is freaking out that FOX has the tape.  —  Bucks Right has this on the tape: … The AP just posted a report.  —  O'Reilly and Hannity will play the whole tape tonight and posted a teaser of the tape here.
Kathryn Jean Lopez / The Corner:
Jesse Jackson  —  has been caught on tape — he thought the mic …
Discussion: TownHall Blog
Steven / Bucks Right:
Hannity: Jesse Jackson Slams Obama on Tape
Discussion: Stop The ACLU and Spin Cycle
Jonathan Weisman / The Trail:
It's Jackson vs. Jackson on ‘Ugly’ and ‘Demeaning’ Obama Remarks
Discussion: Tim Blair
Clarence Page / The Swamp:
Jackson to Obama: Sorry!
Discussion: Opinion L.A. and Los Angeles Times
New York Post:   JESSE JACKSON SAYS HE WANTS TO CUT OBAMA'S ‘NUTS OUT’
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Today's coverup of surveillance crimes and Barack Obama  —  What we learned in December, 2005 that George Bush and the telecoms were doing — listening in on the private conversations of American citizens without warrants — is a felony under clear U.S. law, punishable by up to 5 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine for each offense.
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Eric Lichtblau / New York Times:
Senate Backs Wiretap Bill to Shield Phone Companies  —  WASHINGTON — More than two and a half years after the disclosure of President's Bush's domestic eavesdropping program set off a furious national debate, the Senate gave final approval on Wednesday afternoon to broadening the government's spy powers …
Amanda / Think Progress:
Senators Give Kennedy A Standing Ovation As He Returns To Cast Critical Vote On Medicare Bill  —  Today, the Senate chamber erupted into loud cheers when Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) returned to cast his vote on long-stalled Medicare legislation.  Senators gave Kennedy, who has been battling a brain tumor, a long standing ovation.
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Jesse Helms / Raleigh News & Observer:
He quit rather than lower flag for Helms  —  RALEIGH - L.F. Eason III gave up the only job he'd ever had rather than lower a flag to honor former U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms.  —  Eason, a 29-year veteran of the state Department of Agriculture, instructed his staff at a small Raleigh lab not to fly …
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J.P. Freire / American Spectator:
Obama and Helms: BFF?
Discussion: CNN and The Corner
Larry Kudlow / The Corner:
Mac's Off Cap-and-Trade  —  After writing favorably about Sen. McCain's recent economics speeches, where he clearly shifted toward the supply-side both on tax cuts and producing more energy, I went back last evening and carefully read his 15-page policy pamphlet called “Jobs for America.”
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Marc Ambinder:
McCain Sticks By Cap-N-Trade
Discussion: The Jed Report
Rasmussen Reports:
Voters Reject Obama's call for Bilingualism  —  Barack Obama said yesterday that “instead of worrying about whether immigrants can learn English,” Americans “need to make sure your child can speak Spanish.”  A national telephone survey conducted last month by Rasmussen Reports found …
Discussion: Power Line
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Andrew Leonard / Salon:
One nation, not just speaking English
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
TPMTV: MCCAIN'S ABSOLUTE DISGRACE  —  Fresh from the airwaves, we hit the video vault to find out just why John McCain believes Social Security is an “absolute disgrace” (including special new debamboozling video to help you not be spun by the McCain camp's damage control ...)  —  High-res version at Veracifier.com.
Discussion: The Jed Report
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Kevin K. / Rumproast:
“Hillraiser” Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild calls Obama an “elitist” on CNN  —  Here's frustrated and filthy rich “Hillraiser” Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild appearing Monday on (yes, you guessed it) Fox News' Your World (aka Your Daily PUMA):  —  Some background: Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild …
Discussion: Gateway Pundit and Newshoggers.com
T. Boone Pickens / Wall Street Journal:
My Plan to Escape the Grip of Foreign Oil  —  One of the benefits of being around a long time is that you get to know a lot about certain things.  I'm 80 years old and I've been an oilman for almost 60 years.  I've drilled more dry holes and also found more oil than just about anyone in the industry.
Bill McAllister / KTUU-TV:
New indictment tonight in corruption probe  —  Updated:  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Reliable sources tell Channel 2 News that a grand jury has handed up a new indictment this evening in the ongoing public corruption probe.  —  There is no word yet who has been charged.
Discussion: Eschaton
Jason Springer / Blue Jersey:
Pemberton GOP: Airbrushing Racism Since...  So the Pemberton and Burlington County GOP got caught today.  Take a look at a before screen shot of the Pemberton GOP website and see if anything looks out of place...  Ah, what a tasteful municipal party message.
 
 
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Iran's Photoshopped Missile Launch
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As America Learns About Obama, He Returns the Favor
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Judicial Watch files complaint over Obama's mortgage
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Matthew Yglesias:
Clinton Against FISA  —  Her office puts out a good statement …
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Obama's Sweet Nothings
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Obama Voted No On Immunity & Got FISA Right
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