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7:15 PM ET, August 1, 2009

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Alaska Report News:
Todd and Sarah Palin to divorce  —  Affairs on both sides  —  AlaskaReport has learned this morning that Todd Palin and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin are to divorce.  Multiple sources in Wasilla and Anchorage have confirmed the news.  —  A National Enquirer story exposing previous affairs …
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Gryphen / The Immoral Minority:
Exclusive!  Sarah and Todd Palin are Splitsville!  —  Earlier this week one of my best sources claimed to have explosive new information for me.  —  It took all week for us to finally get together, but last night we finally sat down for an amazing conversation.  And what I heard made my jaw drop.
Tim Lindell / Conservatives4Palin.com:
Palin Camp Shoots Down Ridiculous Divorce Rumors Spread by CNN Stringer Dennis Zaki  —  From Governor Palin's Facebook page: … The release is in response to a ludicrous rumor being spread by Alaskan CNN stringer Dennis Zaki.  Zaki, who previously bought into rumors of Trig Truth …
CBS News:
Palin Spokespeople Deny Divorce Rumor  —  Describe Blog Report That Former Alaska Gov. and Husband Will Divorce as “Categorically False”  —  (CBS) An attorney for former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has denied a report that she and her husband are planning to divorce.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
GE's silencing of Olbermann and MSNBC's sleazy use of Richard Wolffe  —  (updated below)  —  The New York Times this morning has a remarkable story, and incredibly, the article's author, Brian Stelter, doesn't even acknowledge, let alone examine, what makes the story so significant.
Mike Soraghan / The Hill:
Liberals will get single-payer vote on House floor  —  Seeking to dampen liberal anger about deals cut with centrists, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) said House leaders have agreed to allow a floor vote on a government-run, single-payer system.
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
SINGLE PAYER WILL GET A FLOOR VOTE.... It's not going to pass …
Discussion: Corrente and CANNONFIRE
Washington Post:
House Committee Approves Health-Care Package
Discussion: msnbc.com and Ezra Klein
Ceci Connolly / Washington Post:
Proposed Counseling for Seniors in Health Plan Spurs New Battle  —  Provision for End-of-Life Counseling Is Described by Right as ‘Death Care’  —  A campaign on conservative talk radio, fueled by President Obama's calls to control exorbitant medical bills, has sparked fear among senior citizens …
Jackie Calmes / New York Times:
Obama's Pledge to Tax Only the Rich Can't Pay for Everything, Analysts Say  —  WASHINGTON — Behind Democrats' struggle to pay the $1 trillion 10-year cost of President Obama's promise to overhaul the health care system is their collision with another of his well-known pledges …
Thomas Lifson / American Thinker:
Obama's revealing body language (updated and expanded))  —  This picture truly is worth at least a thousand words.  —  I am stunned that the official White House Blog published this picture and that it is in the public domain.  The body language is most revealing.
Elliott Abrams / Wall Street Journal:
Why Israel Is Nervous  —  Tension is escalating between the U.S and Israel.  The problem: The administration views the Israeli-Palestinian issue as the root of all problems, while Israel is focused on Iran's nuclear threat, says Elliott Abrams.  —  Printer  —  Friendly
Discussion: Weekly Standard and Commentary
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
BEN NELSON DOESN'T CARE FOR CRITICISM.... A couple of weeks ago, Sen. Ben Nelson (D) of Nebraska and a handful of centrist and center-right allies insisted that the Senate not vote on health care reform before the chamber's August recess.  Democracy for America and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee …
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The Huffington Post:
Ben Nelson On Ads Run Against Him: They Could Kill Health Care Reform
Discussion: Firedoglake and Open Left
David Segal / New York Times:
$100 Million Payday Poses Problem for Pay Czar  —  In a few weeks, the Treasury Department's czar of executive pay will have to answer this $100 million question: Should Andrew J. Hall get his bonus?  —  Mr. Hall, the 58-year-old head of Phibro, a small commodities trading firm in Westport …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
IF HE'S CONFUSED, STOP INVITING HIM ON.... House Republican Caucus Chairman Mike Pence of Indiana is one of the leading right-wing critics of health care reform, and he appeared on MSNBC on Wednesday to chat about the issue with Andrea Mitchell.  He argued that the Democrats' “government-run plan” …
 
 
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