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7:45 PM ET, September 16, 2011

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New York Times:
Abbas Says He Will Seek Palestinian State at the Security Council  —  JERUSALEM — The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, announced Friday that he would seek membership for a state of Palestine from the United Nations Security Council next week, putting him on a collision course with Israel …
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The Politico:
Palestinian officials: Jews welcome  —  Palestinian officials are rolling out the welcome mat for Jews to come to a new Palestinian state.  —  Trying to tamp down a controversy over whether a Palestinian state would be Jew-free, Mahmoud Habbash, the Palestinian minister of religious affairs …
Julie Pace / Associated Press:
Obama Tries to Look Beyond Palestinian Bid at UN
Discussion: The Politico and CNN
Nancy Pelosi / democrats.foreignaffairs.house.gov:
Hoyer, Pelosi, Berman, Lowey, House Democrats Send Letter Calling on Heads of State to Oppose …
Rick Perry / Wall Street Journal:
The U.S. Must Support Israel At the U.N.
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Ben Smith's Blog
Danny Yadron / Washington Wire:
Uptick in Texas Jobless Rate Puts Perry on the Spot  —  The unemployment rate in Texas rose a bit in August to 8.5%, its highest rate since 1987. … That leaves the Lone Star State in the middle of the pack nationally, but it's jobless rate remains below the national rate of 9.1%.
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First Read / msnbc.com:
Latest Texas jobs figures shows net jobs loss, unemployment highest in 24 years
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Trump calls Rick Perry ‘Jim’
Discussion: Washington Post, CNN and GOP 12
Rich Lowry / National Review:   The Big Hoss  —  You could tell Rick Perry was going to be a …
Michael Finnegan / Los Angeles Times:
Rick Perry tells Iowans that Romneycare cost them
Discussion: Indecision Forever
John McCormick / Bloomberg:
Clinton Popularity Prompts Buyer's Remorse  —  The most popular national political figure in America today is one who was rejected by her own party three years ago: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  —  Nearly two-thirds of Americans hold a favorable view of her and one-third are suffering …
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Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Obama team pushes back against suggestions the president is in trouble
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
TRENDING: Poll: Americans optimistic about Hillary Clinton presidency
Discussion: CANNONFIRE, The Politico and Politics
Anthony McCartney / Associated Press:
Book: Treasury Secretary ignored Obama directive  —  NEW YORK (AP) — A new book offering an insider's account of the White House's response to the financial crisis says that U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner ignored an order from President Barack Obama calling for reconstruction of major banks.
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Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
You Don't Make Social Security More Solvent By Eliminating Its Funding Base  —  Television hosts who like to ask Republican Party members politically charges questions about Social Security (you know who you are) really ought to take 10-20 minutes to think about how Social Security works …
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Lydia Saad / Gallup:
Perry “Ponzi Scheme” Remark Doesn't Faze Most Republicans
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Free to Die  —  Back in 1980, just as America was making its political turn to the right, Milton Friedman lent his voice to the change with the famous TV series “Free to Choose.”  In episode after episode, the genial economist identified laissez-faire economics with personal choice and empowerment …
New York Post:
Weiner gets 'brush'off  —  By S.A. MILLER in Washington and CARL CAMPANILE in NY  —  Scrub out the stench of Weiner!  —  Newly sworn-in Republican Rep. Bob Turner's family ordered a thorough cleaning of the House office space he inherited from his disgraced predecessor, Anthony Weiner …
Michael Gerson / Washington Post:
A dose of reality for the HPV debate  —  If Republican presidential candidates want to debate sexual health and hygiene, it would be nice if they displayed more collective knowledge and judgment than your average eighth-grade family-life class.  During the Tampa debate, a viewer longed for a blunt …
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CNN:   Rising GOP star Haley has own history with HPV vaccine fallout
David Savage / Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court halts Texas execution  —  Justices act on an emergency appeal for a murderer sentenced to die after jurors were told he posed a greater danger because he is black.  Gov. Rick Perry and state judges had refused to intervene.  —  Duane Edward Buck, 48, was sentenced to die …
Discussion: Nation Now, Firedoglake and Truthdig
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Los Angeles Times:
The law and Justice Clarence Thomas
Discussion: SCOTUSblog and The BLT
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Wow: Ford ad blasts bailouts — and perhaps more  —  Is this just a business seeing a competitive edge against two of its rivals — or a political statement meant for wider purposes?  Ford has a new ad series called “Press Conference,” in which sales staff escort a Ford buyer into a room supposedly …
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US News:
Ford TV Ad Slams Obama Auto Bailouts
Discussion: Slate and Washington Monthly
NY Daily News:
Mayor Bloomberg predicts riots in the streets if economy doesn't create more jobs  —  Mayor Bloomberg warned Friday there would be riots in the streets if Washington doesn't get serious about generating jobs.  —  “We have a lot of kids graduating college, can't find jobs,” Bloomberg said on his weekly WOR radio show.
CBS Denver:
2 Men Accused Of Taking Dead Friend Out For Night On The Town  —  DENVER (CBS4) - Two men are facing charges in a crime that has family members shocked.  —  They are accused of putting their deceased friend into a car and then heading out for a night of bar hopping.  —  Jeffrey Jarrett died last month.
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Planning Fallacy  —  When the Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman was a young man, he led a committee to write a new part of the curriculum for Israeli high schools.  The committee worked for a year, and Kahneman asked his colleagues how long they thought the rest of the project would take.
Joshua Green / Business Week:
Teaparty.com Could Make a Rock Band Rich  —  Political operatives may pay top dollar for the domain name, owned by a Canadian rock band that pioneered a style called “Moroccan roll”  —  There's no hotter name in politics right now than the Tea Party.  But anyone seized with a desire …
Discussion: Ballot Box and Mediaite
Glenn Kessler / Associated Press:
John Boehner's misfire on pending federal regulations  —  “At this moment, the Executive Branch has 219 new rules in the works that will cost our economy at least $100 million.  That means under the current Washington agenda, our economy is poised to take a hit from the government of at least $100 million — 219 times.”
Robert Shrum / The Week Magazine:
The Democrats' self-defeating crybaby chorus  —  After a special election loss in New York City, many on the Left are boneheadedly fleeing Obama — just when they should be rallying to his side  —  Before the month came thumping in on elephant feet, I wrote that each August since 2007 …
Discussion: The Page
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Perry on TARP support: No 'Ma'am'  —  After an appearance in Newton, Iowa today, Rick Perry denied to an unidentified woman that he'd ever supported the 2008 bank bailout known as TARP.  —  “No Ma'am,” he told her.  —  “I thought I saw a letter where you had written encouraging the support of TARP legislation,” he persisted.
 
 
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New York Post:
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Brad Plumer / Washington Post:
EPA delays its greenhouse-gas rules. Not a big deal — or is it?
Virginia Postrel / Bloomberg:
About Virginia Postrel  —  Virginia Postrel writes about commerce …
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Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
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