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4:40 PM ET, August 10, 2010

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Sam Youngman / The Hill:
White House unloads anger over criticism by ‘professional left’  —  The White House is simmering with anger at criticism from liberals who say President Obama is more concerned with deal-making than ideological purity.  —  During an interview with The Hill in his West Wing office …
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The Huffington Post:
Robert Gibbs Clarifies “Professional Left” Criticism, Calls Initial Comments Inartful  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  In a statement to the Huffington Post, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs acknowledged that his recent broadside against the “professional left” was inartful …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Robert Gibbs attacks the fringe losers of the left  —  (updated below - Update II)  —  You may think that the reason you're dissatisfied with the Obama administration is because of substantive objections to their policies: that they've done so little about crisis-level unemployment, foreclosures and widespread economic misery.
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Robert Gibbs concedes attack on left was “inartful”  —  Robert Gibbs, under fire for his attack on the “professional left,” sends over a statement walking it back, conceding it was “inartful,” and clarifying that the views he expressed frustration about are not widely held:
Ezra Klein:
Obama and the left  —  I understand why the White House …
Discussion: Da Techguy's Blog and The Awl
Ezra Klein:   Somewhere, Mitch McConnell is smiling
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Tribalism is the Last Refuge of Political Scoundrels, Including Robert Gibbs
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
Chris Bowers / Open Left:   Dear swing voters, you suck. Love, The White House
Robert L. Borosage / The Huffington Post:
Gibbs on the Left: Dog Bites the Man
Discussion: Guardian, Gawker and Weasel Zippers
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Robert Gibbs and Drug Testing
Discussion: TalkLeft
Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
Gibbs Reflects on ‘Inartful’ Comments
Discussion: Daily Kos
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
As Liberals Lose Hope, the White House is Losing Its Cool
Michael Memoli / The Swamp:
Gibbs lashes out at ‘professional left’, apologizes
Discussion: The Plum Line
KTUU-TV:
Stevens killed in crash near Dillingham  —  Also on KTUU.COM  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Dave Dittman, a former aide and longtime family friend of former Sen. Ted Stevens says Stevens was killed in a plane crash near Dillingham Monday night.  Nine people were on board, including former NASA Chief Sean O'Keefe.
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Anchorage Daily News:
Plane with 8 on board crashes off Dillingham  —  5 good Samaritans reportedly on scene as weather hampers rescue  —  Severe weather has hampered the rescue operation for eight people believed to be on board a GCI-owned aircraft that crashed near Dillingham on Monday night with possible fatalities …
Reuters:
Ex-Senator Stevens dies in Alaska plane crash  —  (Reuters) - Former Senator Ted Stevens, who for years had a strong hand in controlling the nation's purse strings, died in a small plane crash that killed at least five people in his home state of Alaska, a family spokesman said on Tuesday.
Liz Robbins / New York Times:
Former Senator Ted Stevens Is Killed in a Plane Crash  —  Former United States Senator Ted Stevens was killed in a plane crash in southwestern Alaska on Monday night.  Five of the nine people on board the small plane headed to a remote fishing lodge were killed in the crash, Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell said.
KTUU-TV:
Plane crashes north of Dillingham; 8 on board  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A plane has crashed near Dillingham according to the Alaska Air National Guard.  Eight or nine people were believed on board, according to the Air Guard.  They said there may be fatalities, but as of midnight rescue crews …
ABCNEWS:
Former Sen. Ted Stevens Dies in Alaska Plane Crash
Becky Bohrer / Associated Press:
Plane, possibly with ex-Alaska senator, , crashes
Discussion: AMERICAblog News
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
THAT WAS NO TEACHER... Unhinged Leftist Who Confronted Palin Is a Singer in a Drag Queen Band (Photo)  —  The poor little unhinged leftists had their panties in a bunch today after Sarah Palin confronted a far left loon for her rude and aggressive sign in Homer, Alaska.
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Desperation Of The Palinites
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Odd Lies Of Sarah Palin XCIV: “They claim I …
Mac Ranger / Macsmind:
Kathleen Gustafson Radio Stunt? …
John H. Richardson / Esquire:
Newt Gingrich: The Indispensable Republican  —  In the twelve years since he resigned in defeat and disgrace, he has been carefully plotting his return to power.  As 2012 approaches, he has raised as much money as all of his potential rivals combined and sits atop the polls for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Fhardingj / CNN:
TRENDING: ‘No way’ Newt can win, ex-wife says
Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Online:
Gay Bar at Ground Zero  —  This is kind of a jerk move.  But it's a brilliant jerk move.  I am hoping that at least one person will attempt to explain why we should support the mosque near Ground Zero, but not the gay bar next to the mosque near Ground Zero.  I would find that very entertaining.
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
2012ers on the mosque  —  As I noted yesterday, the Republican …
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:
For immediate release  —  Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the pace of recovery in output and employment has slowed in recent months.  Household spending is increasing gradually, but remains constrained by high unemployment …
theCHIVE:
Girl quits her job on dry erase board, emails entire office (33 Photos)  —  We received the following photos last night from a person who works with this girl.  Her name is Jenny (not confirmed) - we're working our contact for Jenny's last name.  Yesterday morning, Jenny quit her job with a …
Todd Starnes / Fox News:
Students at Lincoln Memorial Told to Stop Singing National Anthem  —  A group of students were taking a monument tour of the nation's capital when they made a spur-of-the-moment decision to sing the national anthem at the Lincoln Memorial, but were told to stop by U.S. Park Police.
Dave Helling / Prime Buzz:
Skaggs, GOP tracker in weekend altercation  —  The Missouri GOP has provided this video clip, shot by a “tracker” of the Robin Carnahan campaign, involving Kansas City councilman Bill Skaggs:  —  The incident took place Saturday at a party campaign headquarters event.
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Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
Lib Meltdown... MOGOP Videographer Assaulted By Top Kansas City …
People-Press.org:
Republicans Faring Better with Men, Whites, Independents and Seniors  —  Four Years Later  —  The Republican Party's prospects for the midterm elections look much better than they did four years ago at this time, while the Democrats' look much worse.  Voter preferences for the upcoming …
Discussion: Politics Daily and The Page
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Dennis Cauchon / USA Today:
Federal workers earning double their private counterparts  —  At a time when workers' pay and benefits have stagnated, federal employees' average compensation has grown to more than double what private sector workers earn, a USA TODAY analysis finds.  —  Federal workers have been awarded …
 
 
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