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2:30 PM ET, October 19, 2008

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MSNBC:
Powell endorses Obama for president  —  Republican ex-secretary of state calls Democrat ‘transformational figure’  —  WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., for president on Sunday, criticizing his own Republican Party for what he called …
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Kate Phillips / The Caucus:
Obama Raised Record $150 Million in September  —  The Obama campaign announced this morning that it had raised a record $150 million last month, and had added 632,000 new donors to its total.  —  The amount raised shattered the campaign's record from August.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
THE IMPACT OF THE POWELL ENDORSEMENT.... The timing couldn't be much worse for the McCain campaign.  Hoping to generate some sense of momentum, McCain was nevertheless hit by a one-two punch this morning — Obama demonstrated a stunning level of support with his $150 million fundraising haul …
Michelle Malkin:
The Colin Powell endorsement: Triumph of hope over reality  —  Gravitas.  —  The media's in a tizzy over Colin Powell's Meet the Press endorsement of Barack Obama this morning.  —  It's not a surprise to anyone who's paid attention to his pro-Obama murmurings over the last four months.
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
Colin Powell endorses Obama  —  Saying the Democratic nominee could “not only electrify our country but electrify our world,” Colin Powell crossed party lines this morning and announced his support for Barack Obama.  —  Powell made his announcement on “Meet the Press.”  He said he had no plans to campaign for Obama.
Elisabeth Bumiller / The Caucus:
Powell Endorses Obama  —  Updated WASHINGTON—Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell endorsed Senator Barack Obama for president on Sunday morning as a candidate who was reaching out in a “more diverse and inclusive way across our society” and offering a “calm, patient, intellectual, steady approach” to the nation's problems.
The Politico:
Powell endorses Obama as ‘transformational’  —  Retired General Colin L. Powell, one of the country's most respected Republicans, stunned both parties on Sunday by strongly endorsing Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) for president on NBC's “Meet the Press” and laying out a blistering, detailed critique of the modern GOP.
MSNBC:
Oct. 19: Former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell (Ret.), Chuck Todd, political roundtable  —  MR. TOM BROKAW: Our issues this Sunday: He served as President George W. Bush's secretary of state and was once called the man most likely to become the nation's first African-American president.
Chuck Todd / MSNBC:
DAVID BROOKS  —  FORMER REP. JOE SCARBOROUGH (R-FL)
Discussion: The Nation
Glen Johnson / Associated Press:
McCain: Obama fundraising hurts public financing
Discussion: Yahoo! News, Reuters and Bloomberg
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
The Powell move  —  John McCain was appearing live on …
Discussion: The New Republic
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Powell Endorses Obama
John McCormick / The Swamp:
Barack Obama gets Colin Powell backing
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
COLIN POWELL ENDORSES OBAMA.... On “Meet the Press” this morning …
Discussion: Salon and The Moderate Voice
Fox News:
Colin Powell Endorses Obama
Discussion: Firedoglake
Marc Ambinder:   The Powell Endorsement: Hurts McCain; Helps Obama
The Trail / Washington Post:
Colin Powell Endorses Obama
Discussion: TIME.com
Zogby:
Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby Poll: Obama 47.8%, McCain 45.1%  —  McCain slowly gains on Obama  —  UTICA, New York - Republican John McCain continued a slow advance on Democrat Barack Obama in the race for President, moving back within three percentage points as the race begins to head down the stretch run …
Discussion: Don Surber and PSoTD
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Bob Von Sternberg / Minneapolis Star Tribune:   Minnesota Poll: Obama holds a wide lead over McCain
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
MCCAIN, OBAMA TIED IN OHIO  —  From NBC's Mark Murray  —  A new round of NBC/Mason-Dixon polls shows Obama leading in the battleground state of Wisconsin, McCain ahead in West Virginia, and the two candidates essentially tied in the swing state of Ohio.  —  In Wisconsin …
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Ali / Think Progress:
McCain: Obama Campaign Has ‘Savaged’ Joe The Plumber  —  Today on Fox News Sunday, McCain said that “Joe the Plumber” was just “the average citizen” asking Obama a question, and he had the right to an answer.  (Apparently Obama's six-minute exchange with Joe was not extensive enough for McCain.)
Discussion: Israel Matzav and LiberalOasis
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
McCain defends robocalls
Discussion: TIME.com
Houston Chronicle:
Chronicle endorses Obama for president, Biden for vice president  —  Rarely in our country's history has the electorate gone to the polls to choose a new president in such challenging times with more at stake for the nation.  —  The economy is tottering under the strains …
CNN:
Obama raises record $150 million in September  —  DUNN, North Carolina (CNN) — Barack Obama's campaign announced Sunday the Democratic presidential candidate raised $150 million in donations in September, setting a new high water mark in campaign fundraising.
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Julie Bosman / New York Times:
On ‘SNL,’ Fey as Palin, and Palin as Palin  —  Anyone tuning in to “Saturday Night Live” hoping to see side-by-side versions of Gov. Sarah Palin — the real thing and the Tina Fey version — would have been disappointed.  —  But Ms. Palin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee …
Fox News:
Choosing the President  —  FOXNEWS.COM HOME > FNS W/ CHRIS WALLACE > CHOOSING THE PRESIDENT … COLUMBUS, OHIO — The following is a partial transcript of the Oct. 19, 2008, edition of “FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace”:  —  “FOX NEWS SUNDAY” HOST CHRIS WALLACE: And hello again today from the campaign trail in Columbus, Ohio.
Discussion: The Caucus
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
Why I Blog  —  THE WORD blog is a conflation of two words: Web and log.  It contains in its four letters a concise and accurate self-description: it is a log of thoughts and writing posted publicly on the World Wide Web.  In the monosyllabic vernacular of the Internet, Web log soon became the word blog.
Discussion: Althouse and Chicago Boyz
 
 
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