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5:30 PM ET, September 7, 2008

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Tahman Bradley / Political Punch:
Palin Media Avoidance Watch: Day 9 — McCain Camp Says She Won't Do Interviews Until It Knows She'll Be Treated with “Deference”  —  Rick Davis, campaign manager for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., just told Fox News Channel's Chris Wallace that McCain running mate Gov. Sarah Palin won't subject herself …
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Mike Allen / The Politico:
Biden challenges Palin to take questions  —  Joe Biden is accusing the McCain campaign of sequestering Sarah Palin, his counterpart on the Republican ticket, and challenged her Sunday to sit for network interviews.  —  “She's a smart, tough politician,” Biden told Tom Brokaw in a …
Associated Press:
Palin offers first television interview to ABC  —  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican vice presidential running mate Sarah Palin is offering her first televised interview to ABC News in the coming week in Alaska.  —  Palin, the surprise pick of Republican presidential nominee John McCain …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
NOT TRAINING WHEELS WE CAN BELIEVE IN  —  There's a lot of complaining that the McCain campaign won't allow anyone to interview Sarah Palin.  And for the major news outlets that would be in line for such an interview there's a logic to keeping up the drumbeat.
Newsweek:
Palin offers first TV interview to ABC News  —  McCain running mate ready to for her first television interview, offers meeting with ABC News  —  (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin plans to sit down later this week for her first television interview since John …
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Palin agrees to interview  —  Under pressure for being shielded for questioning, Sarah Palin has a agreed to sit down with Charles Gibson of ABC's “World News Tonight,” according to an ABC News official.  —  No other interviews are scheduled.  It will be the first TV interview for Palin since …
Discussion: Us Weekly
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Sarah Palin, media ‘piranhas,’ lobbyists
Discussion: The Raw Story
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: McCain Moves Ahead, 48% to 45%  —  McCain enjoying increase in support following convention  —  PRINCETON, NJ — The latest Gallup Poll Daily tracking update shows John McCain moving ahead of Barack Obama, 48% to 45%, when registered voters are asked for whom they would vote if the presidential election were held today.
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Zogby:
Zogby Poll: Republicans Hold Small Post-Convention Edge  —  But the race is tight, as both campaigns consolidate support  —  UTICA, New York - Republicans John McCain and Sarah Palin left St. Paul, Minnesota, with a smallish bounce overall and some energy in key demographic groups …
Mary Bruce / ABCNEWS:   Obama Sees Nothing Funny About Community Organizer
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Obama considered joining military, regrets abortion answer  —  Barack Obama says his answer about abortion at the Saddleback Church forum was “probably” too flip.  —  During separate televised interviews last month, Pastor Rick Warren asked the two presidential candidates when a baby gets human rights.
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John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
Sarah Palin Assembles Her Foreign Policy Team  —  From The Scrapbook:  —  (Actually, the governor visits the Little Norway Festival, Petersburg, Alaska, 2007.)
Discussion: Ace of Spades HQ
Brian M. Carney / Wall Street Journal:
Political Diary  —  What Sarah Knows  —  Sarah Palin has gotten some rough treatment from the media since John McCain announced his vice presidential pick.  In her speech last week, she gave a little jab back at “all those reporters and commentators.”  That won't likely win her many new admirers in the Washington press corps.
Discussion: protein wisdom
Willie Brown / San Francisco Chronicle:
Palin floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee  —  The Democrats are in trouble.  Sarah Palin has totally changed the dynamics of this campaign.  —  Period.  —  Palin's speech to the GOP National Convention on Wednesday has set it up so that the Republicans are now on offense and Democrats are on defense.
SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
Daily Show: “John McCain: Reformed Maverick”  —  Jon Stewart traces John McCain's evolution from a straight-talking maverick to a shameless panderer who now embraces all the things he used to condemn.  —  Download |  Play Download |  Play
Drew Griffin / CNN:
AC360 Exclusive: The trooper who worried Sarah Palin  —  The Alaska state trooper at the center of a probe into whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power says he has “made mistakes, and I've learned from those mistakes.”  But in an exclusive interview with us, Mike Wooten, Palin's former brother-in-law …
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Newsweek:
An Apostle of Alaska  —  We know the outlines—the moose-hunting mom …
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Hilzoy / Washington Monthly:
Oops!  She Did It Again  —  ABC's Political Punch reports on Sarah Palin's speech today:
Discussion: D-Day and Political Punch
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Michael Barone / US News:
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Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
Fox News Sunday: Rick Davis Tells Voters To Forget His Lobbyist Ties …
Los Angeles Times:
Sarah Palin's appeal to working-class women may be limited
Sean Quinn / FiveThirtyEight.com:
Sarah Palin Is Not a Hockey Mom
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
FALSE EQUIVALENCY.... I tend to like the fact-checking work …
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Mark Leibovich / New York Times:
Media Bashing 101  —  SARAH PALIN'S national opening last week …
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Jay Bookman / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
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