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2:40 AM ET, November 25, 2010

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James C. McKinley Jr / New York Times:
Ex-House Leader DeLay Found Guilty in Texas Case  —  AUSTIN - A Texas jury Wednesday found Tom DeLay, the former House majority leader and Texas political powerhouse, guilty in a money-laundering trial involving contributions to political campaigns.  —  Jurors deliberated for 19 hours …
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Houston Chronicle:
DeLay maintains innocence following conviction  —  AUSTIN — Eight years after former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay helped engineer a Republican takeover of the Texas House and state congressional delegation, a Travis County jury Wednesday convicted him of felony money laundering in the 2002 elections.
CBS News:
Jury Convicts Tom DeLay for Money Laundering  —  “Dancing With the Stars” Alum and Former Majority Leader Could Face Up to Life in Prison  —  (CBS/ AP) Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, once one of the most powerful and feared Republicans in Congress, was convicted Wednesday …
Washington Post:
DeLay convicted of money-laundering charges in campaign finance scheme  —  Former House majority leader Tom DeLay, the Texan architect of Republican power in Congress, was convicted Wednesday of illegally plotting to funnel corporate contributions to home-state legislative candidates in 2002.
Discussion: Greg's Opinion
Austin American-Statesman:
DeLay jurors focus on ‘both’ ends of transaction
Bridget Johnson / The Hill:   DeLay convicted on money laundering and conspiracy charges
Austin American-Statesman:
Jury convicts DeLay in money-laundering case
CNN:   DeLay convicted of money laundering
Daily Mail:
Sarah Palin clubs to death a fish on reality show labelled ‘a snuff video’ by animal rights group  —  Sarah Palin is under fire for clubbing a fish to death on her new reality TV show.  —  The Tea Party darling and her daughter Bristol, 20, were shown on a halibut fishing trip filmed for her new programme, Sarah Palin's Alaska.
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Alex Seitz-Wald / ThinkProgress:
Palin: 'Obviously, We've Got To Stand With Our North Korean Allies'  —  In recent days, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has hinted in her clearest language yet that she is seriously considering a run for the presidency in 2012.  Many observers have argued that Palin could never win …
Jimmy Carter / Washington Post:
North Korea's consistent message to the U.S.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Anatomy of a journalistic smear job  —  (updated below - Update II)  —  One long-standing — and justifiable — progressive grievance is that whenever ordinary Americans allow their personal plight to enter the public sphere in a way that advances a liberal political goal …
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Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
Palin Hits Back at Barbara Bush  —  In an interview on the Laura Ingraham Show, Sarah Palin blasted back at Barbara Bush's recent comments suggesting she stay in Alaska and not run for president.  —  Said Palin: “I think the majority of Americans don't want to put up with the blue bloods.
Discussion: Salon and Booman Tribune
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The Huffington Post:
Palin Slams Michelle Obama Again, This Time For Anti-Obesity Campaign
Discussion: FrumForum
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Palin rebukes Barbara Bush, family as ‘blue bloods’ after remark
Discussion: HotAirPundit and Ballot Box
PR Newswire:
CAIR: Muslim Group Updates Travel Advisory for Holiday Weekend  —  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today issued an updated travel advisory for those concerned about new airport security measures involving full-body scanners and more invasive pat-downs.  —  Background:
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Reza Sayah / CNN:
Pakistan president urged not to pardon Christian woman  —  Islambad, Pakistan (CNN) — Two prominent Pakistani Muslim leaders threatened Wednesday to call for nationwide protests if the president pardons a Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Muslim prophet Mohammed.
Discussion: The Jawa Report
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Associated Press:
Protesters oppose pardon for Pakistani Christian
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Palin responds to Bushes' criticism: No offense but they're “blue bloods”  —  Too bad it wasn't Huckabee who tossed this rhetorical grenade, as we could have spent a fun afternoon ripping on him in the comments for such a heavy-handed populist pander.  (Huck would have thrown in a reference …
Alex Pareene / Salon:
No. 1: Richard Cohen  —  The Washington Post's Richard Cohen has been a columnist since 1976.  He's good friends with Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn.  He works one day a week.  At a certain point, in that exceptionally privileged and cushy position, his brain disintegrated.
David Weigel / Weigel:
Outsider, Meet Insider  —  Rep. Allen West drew a ton of attention — I think he's the most-analyzed freshman of the transition — after briefly selecting radio host Joyce Kaufman as his chief of staff.  But West's slip-up over the hiring of a controversial outsider seems to be a one-off.
Discussion: The New Republic
Fhardingj / CNN:
Democrats Accuse GOP Senator of Breaking Pledge on Earmarks.  True?  —  Washington (CNN) - Democratic Party officials are blasting out emails accusing the Senate's second ranking Republican of backtracking on his pledge not to seek earmarks, but a closer look by CNN shows their accusations appear unfounded.
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Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
Obama Turkey Pardon: “It Feels Pretty Good to Stop at Least One Shellacking this November”  —  Updated 12:19 p.m. Eastern Time  —  President Obama on Wednesday morning pardoned a pair of turkeys - Apple and “feathered understudy” Cider - quipping that “it feels pretty good to stop at least one shellacking this November.”
Discussion: Althouse, Daily Kos and Infowars
Henry Payne / Detroit News:
Mr. Smut goes to Washington  —  While November's election brought a tsunami of change to Michigan policies, some incumbents are untouchable.  So untouchable, apparently, that they openly read girlie magazines on their trips to and from Washington.  Detroit Congressman John Conyers was caught …
Click Orlando l Orlando News …:
Woman: TSA Agents Singled Me Out For My Breasts  —  Travelers Plan To Boycott TSA's Latest Security Measure Aiming To Clog Security Lines  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the agency will look further into allegations that two male TSA workers picked …
Clout St:
Del Valle proposal: Three years at city college, final year at public university  —  Mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle today proposed a pilot program that would allow students in high-demand majors to complete three years of classes at a city college and finish their final year …
Discussion: NBC Chicago
Brobinson / Fox Nation:
Michelle Obama OKs Americans to Eat Pie on Thanksgiving  —  Barbara Walters White House interview, which included first lady Michelle Obama, ranged from the strife between North and South Korea to airport screening, the midterm elections, the economy, and Thanksgiving traditions.
 
 
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