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3:45 PM ET, June 24, 2009

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Gina Smith / The State:
Sanford met in Atlanta after returning from South America  —  Governor says he never hiked Appalachian Trail; says he cruised along the coast of Buenos Aires to unwind after stressful legislative session  —  ATLANTA — Gov. Mark Sanford arrived in the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport this morning …
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Mark Murray / msnbc.com:
FIRST THOUGHTS: SANFORD'S TANGO  —  From Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, Domenico Montanaro, and Ali Weinberg  —  *** Sanford's tango: Well, it turns out that South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) wasn't hiking the Appalachian Trail after all.  Instead, he was in — get this — Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Zachary Roth / TPMMuckraker:
Source: “There Is Some Evidence [Sanford] Was Not Alone”  —  Things are still murky on the Mark Sanford story.  But it's looking increasingly likely that Sanford's trip to Argentina was about more than a scenic drive down the coast.  —  “There is some evidence he was not alone,” a source in South Carolina politics told TPMmuckraker.
Media Matters / Media Matters for America:
On Fox, Mark Sanford “(D)” holds press conference  —  Previously:  —  Media outlets - including Fox - misidentify as Democrats several Republicans facing scandal, poor poll numbers  —  EXPAND ALL EXPAND 1ST LEVEL COLLAPSE ALL
Huma Khan / The Note:
Sanford Was in Argentina — Not Appalachian Trail  —  ABC News' Rick Klein reports: The case of the missing governor has a new twist.  —  The State newspaper in South Carolina is reporting that Gov. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., has been located as of Wednesday morning — in the Atlanta airport.
Michelle Malkin:
Two disappearing acts, one tabloid circus  —  So, South Carolina GOP Gov. Mark Sanford disappeared and the story of where the hell he has been keeps changing.  —  Yes, it's weird.  Disturbingly weird that he would vanish on Father's Day weekend and leave his wife and four sons in the dark.
CBS News:
Sanford Admits Extramarital Affair  —  Posted by Brian Montopoli South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, whose mysterious disappearance last Thursday prompted national headlines, acknowledged this afternoon that he had an extramarital affair.  —  “I've been unfaithful to my wife …
Kate Phillips / The Caucus:
Upon Return, Sanford Admits Extramarital Affair
Washington Wire:
Live-Blogging S.C. Gov. Sanford's News Conference
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
SANFORD: FROM BAD TO WORSE
Jim Davenport / Associated Press:
SC Gov. Mark Sanford says he's had an affair
Discussion: msnbc.com and RedState
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
S.C. Gov Candidate Pulls Down Sanford Pic
Discussion: FITSNews
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Mark Sanford's affair: Argentina, amor
Jonathan Martin / Politico Live's Blog:   Sanford admits affair
Matthew Bigg / Reuters:
South Carolina governor admits extramarital affair
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and Blue Gal
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Stay Tuned for More of ‘The Obama Show’  —  In his first daytime news conference yesterday, President Obama preempted “All My Children,” “Days of Our Lives” and “The Young and the Restless.”  But the soap viewers shouldn't have been disappointed: The president had arranged some prepackaged entertainment for them.
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Matthew Cooper / The Atlantic Politics Channel:
The Crucifixion of Nico Pitney  —  Okay, that's a bit of an exaggeration but the Huffington Post reporter is getting tweaked this morning for the question he posed to President Obama at yesterday's White House Press Conference.  It was an odd moment because normally, of course …
The New Republic:
Pitney's Not a Potted Plant
Gateway Pundit:
CRACKDOWN IN BAHARESTAN SQUARE!... 3 People Shot— Police Will Not Allow Protesters to Assist Them ...Update: 1 Woman Dead ...Update: Several Dead  —  CRACKDOWN IN TEHRAN—  A wounded woman is treated at Baharestan Square in Tehran.  (Al-Arabiya)  —  VIDEO—  POLICE BEATING PROTESTERS INCLUDING WOMEN:
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Saeed Valadbaygi / Revolutionary Road:
Live from Baharestan Sq...
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
New York Times:
Update |  8:19 a.m. According to an update on Twitter posted …
Discussion: presstv.ir and Ben Smith's Blog
Barbara Slavin / Washington Times:
EXCLUSIVE: U.S. contacted Iran's ayatollah before election  —  Administration overture to Khamenei ridiculed in sermon  —  Prior to this month's disputed presidential election in Iran, the Obama administration sent a letter to the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei …
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Reihan Salam / Blogs and Stories:
Obama's Inner Neocon
CNN:
Officials: President Obama reconsidering July 4 invitations to Iran  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Obama administration is seriously considering not extending invitations to Iranian diplomats for July 4 celebrations overseas, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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Andrew C. McCarthy / National Review:
Negotiating with Terrorists
Pew Research Center:
Romney's Image Improves; Palin Well Regarded by Republican Base  —  Favorability of Leading Republicans  —  Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has seen his favorability ratings improve and now enjoys a positive balance of opinion among the general public: 40% rate him favorably, 28% unfavorably.
The Politico:
A Republican comeback?  —  For the first time since their 2006 election drubbing, top Republicans see signs — however faint — of a political resurgence over the next year.  —  At first blush, this sounds absurd.  After all, polls show the GOP more unpopular than ever …
Juan Cole / Informed Comment:
Washington and the Iran Protests: Would they be Allowed in the US?  —  President Barack Obama had this to say about the Iran crisis on Tuesday: … The thrust of these comments is to deplore the Iranian state's interference in the people's right of peaceable assembly and nonviolent protest …
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presstv.ir:
Iran uncovers plots in presidential election  —  Iran's Intelligence Ministry has uncovered ‘terrorist’ plots targeting the country's security and stability during the presidential election.  —  “The ministry has dismantled the groups involved in such activities and has arrested almost …
Eric Lichtblau / New York Times:
Documents Back Saudi Link to Extremists  —  WASHINGTON — Documents gathered by lawyers for the families of Sept. 11 victims provide new evidence of extensive financial support for Al Qaeda and other extremist groups by members of the Saudi royal family, but the material may never find …
 
 
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