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11:20 PM ET, September 8, 2008

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Marc Ambinder:
Obama Upconverts His Musings On Palin  —  In Flint, Michigan today, Barack Obama hinted that, far from being off-limits, Gov. Sarah Palin is coming into focus as a target for the Democrats.  —  According to CBS News's Maria Gavrilovic, here's what Obama said:
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SCF / Senate Conservatives Fund:
Alaska Democrats pull web page crediting Palin for killing Bridge to Nowhere  —  We linked last week to a web page sponsored by the Alaska Democratic Party, which attacks Sen. Ted Stevens and credits Governor Sarah Palin for killing the Bridge to Nowhere.  Our post is here.
Think Progress:
Lies To Nowhere: The McCain Campaign's Inaccuracies On Palin's Bridge To Nowhere Support  —  From the day he named Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) to be his vice presidential running mate, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has been citing Palin's opposition to the infamous Bridge to Nowhere as the prime example …
Wall Street Journal:
Record Contradicts Palin's ‘Bridge’ Claims  —  The Bridge to Nowhere argument isn't going much of anywhere.  —  Despite significant evidence to the contrary, the McCain campaign continues to assert that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told the federal government “thanks but no thanks” to the now-famous bridge to an island in her home state.
Sara Kugler / Associated Press:
McCain, Palin criticize Obama on earmarks
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Washington Post:
McCain Gains Momentum in New Poll  —  Both Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain solidified support among party loyalists during the conventions, but it was the Republican nominee who entered the presidential campaign's final stretch with newfound momentum, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Huge: 20-point shift towards McCain among white women since last month in new ABC poll  —  He's still down one overall among registereds and up two among likelies, but Gallup pegged white independents last week as the only demographic group where there's still a major gender gap and thus room for movement.
Discussion: GINA COBB
CBS News:
Read The Complete Poll  —  Fifty-three percent of registered voters - including 85 percent of McCain supporters - are glad Palin was selected as McCain's running mate.  Obama supporters are less enthusiastic about Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden: Just 65 percent of Obama backers …
Discussion: The Swamp and The Strata-Sphere
Bart Motes / The Huffington Post:
National Review Says McCain is Still Gonna Lose
Discussion: The Corner
Associated Press:
McCain leads Obama in 2 polls, race even in 3 more
Discussion: The Huffington Post
CNN:
CNN Poll: Race dead even
The Huffington Post:
Palin Makes Her First Gaffe  —  Gov. Sarah Palin made her first potentially major gaffe during her time on the national scene while discussing the developments of the perilous housing market this past weekend.  —  Speaking before voters in Colorado Springs, the Republican vice presidential nominee claimed …
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John McCain / Telegraph:
Sarah Palin dolls go on sale as John McCain's running mate's popularity soars  —  Two new action dolls have gone on sale of Sarah Palin, the Alaska Governor who John McCain has chosen to be his Republican presidential running mate.  —  The dolls are the latest in a line of American political candidates …
Discussion: Don Surber and Wake up America
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Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
Why Palin Scares Me  —  Before I get to that, let me explain what I'm not scared of, which is that Palin has somehow altered the demographics of the race.  I have a hard time believing that female Hillary supporters, or Rust Belt men, are suddenly racing to support McCain because of Palin.
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Commentary
Byron York / The Corner:
She's An Extremist.  Yeah, That's It.  An Extremist.  —  It's no secret the Obama campaign has been trying to figure out how to counter the new popularity of Sarah Palin.  Today's approach: she's an extremist.  Campaigning in Wisconsin today, Joe Biden said that Palin holds “some fairly extreme views.”
Discussion: Confederate Yankee
Rasmussen Reports:
FOX/Rasmussen Swing State Polling  —  Background  —  Rasmussen Reports conducted five state telephone surveys in partnership with Fox News Channel on September 7, 2008.  The surveys were conducted in Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  A total of 500 Likely Voters …
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Christopher Hitchens / Slate:
DON'T PATRONIZE SARAH PALIN.  —  In The Best Man, the only useful or amusing film—or play—ever to have been set at an American political convention, Gore Vidal presents us with Joe and Mabel Cantwell (Cliff Robertson and Edie Adams in the 1964 movie version), who are a right-wing “family values” couple with a large and grisly brood.
Discussion: Vodkapundit
Adam McKay / The Huffington Post:
We're Gonna Frickin' Lose this Thing  —  “Stop saying that!” my wife says to me.  But this is not a high school football game and I'm not a cheerleader with a bad attitude.  This is an election and as things stand now, we're gonna frickin' lose this thing.
CNN:
McCain Palin fires back over book ban rumor  —  (CNN) — The McCain-Palin team is continuing its pushback campaign against stories about VP nominee Sarah Palin that have taken on a life of their own on the Internet.  —  On Monday, they sent reporters a memo in response to reports that the Wasilla …
Brendan Farrington / Associated Press:
A Hillary vs. Sarah smackdown?  Don't bet on it  —  KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Anyone wanting a Hillary vs. Sarah smackdown might be in for a letdown.  First, Sarah Palin launched her Republican vice presidential campaign with praise for the strides Hillary Rodham Clinton made in her quest for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Discussion: Don Surber
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FactCheck.org:
Sliming Palin  —  False Internet claims and rumors fly about McCain's running mate.  —  We've been flooded for the past few days with queries about dubious Internet postings and mass e-mail messages making claims about McCain's running mate, Gov. Palin.  We find that many are completely false, or misleading.
Discussion: Hot Air
 
 
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New York Times:
Minus U.S. Money, Obama Team Presses Donors
Kent A. Sepkowitz / New York Times:
No Need for Speed  —  SPEEDING is the cause of 30 percent …
Robert Pear / New York Times:
Facing Veto, Democrats Drop Plan for Vote on Child Bill
Eamon Javers / The Politico:
Book attacks McCain's Abramoff inquiry
Arianna Huffington / The Huffington Post:
Sarah Palin: A Trojan Moose Concealing Four More Years of George Bush
John R. Lott, Jr / Fox News:
In Judging Obama, Question His Judgment
Discussion: Betsy's Page
M. Duss / Wonk Room:
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 Earlier Items: 
Ted Johnson / Wilshire & Washington:
Streisand to Sing for Obama
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
PRIMAL SCREAM  —  The TPM email bag this morning is chock …
CNN:
McCain attacks Obama on military spending
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Powder Keg  —  It seems to me that this would be a exceptionally effective chain email.
Ramesh Ponnuru / The Corner:
Brokaw Gets It Wrong
Little Green Footballs:
DUmmies Hit Bottom, Dig
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
A Palinomenon: John McCain waves and the crowd chants “Sa-rah!  Sa-rah!”
Discussion: The Swamp
Ed Rollins / CNN:
Rollins: Obama wrong to spurn Clinton, pick Biden