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2:05 PM ET, October 24, 2009

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Washington Post:
Prognosis improves for public insurance  —  MOMENTUM SHIFT IS DRAMATIC Top Democrats push option in health-care legislation  —  Democratic leaders in the Senate and House have concluded that a government-run insurance plan is the cheapest way to expand health coverage …
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Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Sources: White House Pushing Back Against Senate Public Option Opt Out Compromise
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
Business Fights Back  —  His organization under attack by the White House, the president of the Chamber of Commerce stands by his defense of free enterprise.  —  Printer  —  Friendly  —  “One thing I can tell you: They can go out and chase me and chase the Chamber and put stuff in the newspaper.
Discussion: The Hill and Commentary
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Jeff Greenfield / CBS News:
President Obama's Feud with FOX News  —  After Months of Taking Heat from FOX News Stars, the White House is Firing Back  —  (CBS) After months of taking incoming fire from the prime-time stars of Fox News, the Obama White House is firing back, charging that FOX News is different from all other news.
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Christina Bellantoni / TPMDC:
WH: We're Happy To Exclude Fox, But Didn't Yesterday With Feinberg Interview  —  Adding to the Fox News v. White House feud today is a dust-up over an interview with pay czar Ken Feinberg.  Turns out, it was a sort of miscommunication, but the White House adds that if they had left Fox …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
RIGHT FALLS FOR ‘THESIS’ HOAX.... Right-wing pundit Michael Ledeen published an item this week on Barack Obama's “college thesis,” which Obama allegedly wrote as a student at Columbia 25 years ago.  Leeden cited some website, which ran a piece in August.
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Simon Maloy / Media Matters for America:
So desperate they'll believe anything — the fake Obama thesis debunked  —  It really gets to be pretty pathetic sometimes, watching the conservatives grasp at every straw they can in order to attack and discredit a president they don't like.  —  If you listened to Rush Limbaugh today or visited Fox Nation …
George Will / Washington Post:
George F. Will on GOP lightning rod Michele Bachmann  —  When Marcus Bachmann came home that Saturday evening in 2000, he checked the telephone answering machine and was mystified by the many messages congratulating his wife for something.  “Michele,” he said, “do you have something to tell me?”
Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard:
Obama's Minions Are Ingrates  —  The Bush administration did leave a plan for Afghanistan.  —  On October 18, White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel appeared on the Sunday morning talk shows and, in the process of answering questions about Barack Obama's strategy on Afghanistan …
Discussion: Power Line and Commentary
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
THIS WEEK IN GOD.... First up from the God Machine this week is a column from Catholic League President Bill Donohue, published by the WashingtonPost.com's “On Faith” website, an influential and widely-read faith-based site.  (via TS)  —  While Donohue has a well-deserved reputation for publishing angry …
Washington Post:
Lally Weymouth interviews Benjamin Netanyahu  —  Lally Weymouth of Newsweek and The Post interviewed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.  Excerpts:  —  Q. What did you think of the Goldstone report?  —  A. I thought there were limits to hypocrisy but I was obviously wrong.
Wall Street Journal:
Troop-Boost Plan Gains Backing  —  WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is moving toward a hybrid strategy in Afghanistan that would combine elements of both the troop-heavy approach sought by its top military commander and a narrower option backed by Vice President Joe Biden …
Jacqueline L. Salmon / Washington Post:
Muslim White House volunteer ÂÂ'misled' about talk show stint  —  Panel had members of anti-Western group under U.S. scrutiny  —  A Muslim member of President Obama's faith council says she was misled about the nature of a British TV talk show on which she was recently interviewed.
Discussion: Commentary and Harry's Place
 
 
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Brian Stelter / New York Times:
CNN Special on Latinos Stokes Debate Over Dobbs
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Scott Goldstein / Dallas Morning News:
Dallas police ticketed 39 drivers in 3 years for not speaking English
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