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10:45 AM ET, October 4, 2010

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Las Vegas Sun Blogs:
Angle: “I'm not sure I can win” if Ashjian's in, nat'l GOPers “have lost their principles,” need to “leave me alone”  — Team Angle on tape: Shows she is ‘blunt, plain spoken’ leader: Team Reid: ‘supreme hypocrisy’ by trying to make deal  —  That's just some of what GOP Senate nominee Sharron Angle …
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Tell us what you really think, Ms. Angle
Discussion: Wonkette and Las Vegas Sun Blogs
Bridget Johnson / The Hill:
Brown: Tea Partiers ‘do not seem to much like America the way we are’
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
T.W. Farnamand Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
Interest-group spending for midterm up fivefold from 2006; many sources secret  —  Interest groups are spending five times as much on the 2010 congressional elections as they did on the last midterms, and they are more secretive than ever about where that money is coming from.
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
DNC boasts best fundraising month in 2010 cycle with $16M  —  Democrats boasted their best fundraising month of this cycle, raising over $16 million in the month of September.  —  The Democratic National Committee (DNC) will report over $16 million in revenues from last month when its files …
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
DNC rakes in $16 million in September
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Fear and Favor  —  A note to Tea Party activists: This is not the movie you think it is.  You probably imagine that you're starring in “The Birth of a Nation,” but you're actually just extras in a remake of “Citizen Kane.”  —  True, there have been some changes in the plot.
Discussion: Guardian, Daily Kos and Prairie Weather
Ryan Lizza / New Yorker:
AS THE WORLD BURNS  —  How the Senate and the White House missed their best chance to deal with climate change.  —  On April 20, 2010, Senators John Kerry, Lindsey Graham, and Joseph Lieberman, along with three aides, visited Rahm Emanuel, President Obama's chief of staff, at the White House.
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Jonathan Weisman / Wall Street Journal:
Obama Likely to Scale Back Legislative Plans  —  In New Political Landscape, Incremental Approach Is in Works to Get Support for Some Proposals on Energy, Immigration  —  President Barack Obama, facing at best narrower Democratic majorities in Congress next year, is likely to break …
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Chasing Fox  —  The loud, cartoonish blood sport that's engorged MSNBC, exhausted CNN—and is making our body politic delirious.  —  In the spring of 2006, a year and a half after he was hired to run CNN/U.S., Jonathan Klein went to his boss Jim Walton with an idea.  CNN was in trouble.
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Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer, CNN's duo of civil dispute  —  They are, somewhat self-consciously, an odd couple, the Northern pol and the Southern belle, the prosecutor and the journalist, the man trying to recover from disgrace and the woman graciously forgiving his sins.
Steven Rattner / Financial Times:
How an unloved bail-out saved America  —  America's troubled asset relief programme - better known as Tarp - died on Sunday, at the age of two.  The causes of death were bitter politics and financial illiteracy.  Hatched in the post-Lehman bankruptcy panic, Tarp allowed Barack Obama …
John / Verum Serum:
Restoring Honor vs. One Nation: The Animated Gif  —  I have tweaked the photos a bit to make them more similar (exposure, sharpening, etc.) but I have not done anything to the crowds or any cloning.  Quite a difference:  —  Remember, the organizers were claiming they definitely had more people.
Jason Mattera / Human Events:
HUMAN EVENTS Reporter Assaulted at Leftist Rally  —  A liberal protester at the “One Nation Working Together” march physically assaulted a HUMAN EVENTS reporter who was videotaping Rep. Charlie Rangel (D.-N.Y) at the event at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Graham Bowley / New York Times:
Cheap Debt for Corporations Fails to Spur Economy  —  As many households and small businesses are being turned away by bank loan officers, large corporations are borrowing vast sums of money for next to nothing — simply because they can.  —  Companies like Microsoft are raising billions …
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Half Sigma
thepage.time.com:
TRUMP CARD  —  PAGE EXCLUSIVE: New Hampshire voters polled by phone on their feelings about The Donald and 2012.  —  Read the startling details after the jump.  —  According to sources familiar with the calls, New Hampshire residents received a telephone poll in September testing multiple …
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Democrats seize on signs of hope  —  Once-despondent Democrats now believe that they may be able to avert a total midterm wipeout, as a series of important states now appears to be trending in their direction or growing more competitive.  —  The bad news: In a sign of how hostile …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Slate:
How the Roberts Court disguises its conservatism.  —  It's dark and silent.  Reporters trickle into the grand ceremonial room from a door on the left; like everyone, they've been instructed that no recording devices of any sort are allowed.  A clutch of spectators, some of whom have been waiting for hours, enters at the rear.
Richard Norton-Taylor / Guardian:
British intelligence denies US terror warnings sparked by new info  —  US warning of commando terror attacks in Europe irritates European officials, who say no evidence plot is imminent  —  Fresh warnings of possible terror attacks in Europe issued by the US were not sparked any new intelligence …
Discussion: ABCNEWS and Michelle Malkin
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Ominous new Gallup findings for Democrats: Blacks still love Obama, others not so much  —  The good news for President Obama is his popular support among blacks is holding steady at 91%.  —  The bad news is no other group of potential voters likes him that much.
Discussion: Gallup and HillBuzz
Ezra Klein:
Infrastructure: The best deal in the economy  —  People say that the government should be run more like a business.  So imagine you are CEO of the government.  Your bridges are crumbling.  Your schools are falling apart.  Your air traffic control system doesn't even use GPS.
Gretchen Morgenson / New York Times:
Flawed Paperwork Aggravates a Foreclosure Crisis  —  As some of the nation's largest lenders have conceded that their foreclosure procedures might have been improperly handled, lawsuits have revealed myriad missteps in crucial documents.  —  The flawed practices that GMAC Mortgage …
Patrick O'Connor / Bloomberg:
Rendell Says He'd Like to Succeed Emanuel, Not Expecting Offer From Obama  —  Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says he'd love to replace Rahm Emanuel as Barack Obama's next chief of staff, while allowing that he may be the last person the president would pick for the job.
Discussion: CNN
New York Times:
First Monday  —  The Supreme Court enjoys all but free rein in selecting which cases to review.  From the end of one term in the summer until the start of the next, on the first Monday in October, the work of the court is to sift through thousands of petitions from parties that lost …
 
 
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Jonathan Karl / ABCNEWS:
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In Congress, the Minority Is Just That
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Ground Zero mosque likened to Superman's HQ
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Disloyal Dems: Will Pelosi strike back?
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Jack Kelly / Real Clear Politics:
The Rise of Black Republicans
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Bloomberg:
Unemployment in U.S. Probably Rose as Recovery Can't Generate Enough Jobs
Michael Patrick Leahy / Big Journalism:
News the Old Media Won't Tell You: More Trash at One Sparsely …
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Conyers lost driver's license after renewal check bounced
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