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12:10 PM ET, October 3, 2012

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Tucker Carlson / The Daily Caller:
Exclusive: In heated '07 speech, Obama lavishes praise on Wright, says feds 'don't care' about New Orleans [VIDEO]  —  In a video obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama tells an audience of black ministers, including the Rev. Jeremiah Wright …
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
The Drudge hype falls flat  —  DENVER, Colo. — One night before the first presidential debate, conservatives Matt Drudge, Sean Hannity, and Tucker Carlson hyped footage of a five-year-old speech by then-Sen. Barack Obama, widely covered at the time, in which the presidential candidate suggested …
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
The Daily Caller Video, President Obama and the Race-Obsessed Right  —  Movement conservatives say that liberals are neurotically obsessed with race.  They would know what that's like.  —  Conservatives say that liberals are obsessed with race.  Bill O'Reilly avows it, as does Bernie Goldberg.
Dan / Riehl World News:
Obama's incredibly weak response to newly released audio  —  From a report by Jake Tapper at ABC.  Given how much time they had to prepare, you'd think Team Obama could craft something akin to a response to the newly reported video.  —  Evidently all they can do is be non-responsive and go on the attack.
Patterico's Pontifications:
Newly Unearthed Obama Video: “Rich people are all for nonviolence.  Why wouldn't they be?  They've got what they want."  —  In the wake of the Daily Caller's release of President Obama cheering Rev. Wright and invoking the race card in various ways, our friend Morgen Richmond decided …
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Is This The Video Drudge Is Teasing?  —  It's from an Obama speech at Hampton University.  It has been online since 2007, and was widely circulated in the conservative blogosphere at the time.  —  Source: youtube.com  —  The YouTube clip above is not complete.
Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
Obama campaign: Video touted on Drudge Report a ‘desperate attack’
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Gibbs: Obama believes Katrina response failures were ‘colorblind’
Discussion: Jammie Wearing Fools
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
In New ‘Bombshell’ Video, Obama Criticizes Federal Response To Hurricane Katrina
Domenico Montanaro / First Read:
NBC/WSJ poll: Obama holds lead in Ohio; statistical tie in Va., Fla.  —  Slideshow: On the campaign trail  —  In the final push in the 2012 presidential election, candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama make their last appeals to voters.  —  Launch slideshow
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Michael Falcone / ABCNEWS:
Analysis: Presidential Debate Day Arrives
Discussion: CNN
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:   Michelle Obama praises the president's skills ahead of debate
CNN:
CNN Poll: Big shifts on role of government  —  Denver (CNN) - Hours before the first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney, a showdown that will focus on domestic issues, a new national survey indicates that Americans have undergone some major changes …
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Joe Biden / CNN:
Air Force Two aborts landing twice in one day
Discussion: New York Magazine and Politico
Reuters:
U.S. had early indications Libya attack tied to organized militants  —  (Reuters) - Within hours of last month's attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, President Barack Obama's administration received about a dozen intelligence reports suggesting militants connected to al Qaeda …
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Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Clinton promises answers on Benghazi attack
Ryan Grim / The Huffington Post:
Paul Ryan: 30 Percent ‘Want Their Welfare State,’ 70 Percent ‘Want The American Dream’ (VIDEO) … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Elections 2012, Mitt Romney, Elections 2012, Paul Ryan, Video, 30 Percent, We Are The 47 Percent, We Are The 47 Percent, We Are The 47 Percent, Mitt Romney 2012 …
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Mike Allen / Politico:   DEBATE DAY! 34 days to Nov. 6, 90 days to fiscal cliff …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
First Debate Often Helps Challenger in Polls  —  Conventional wisdom holds that the first presidential debate offers an especially good opportunity for the challenging candidate, who for the first time gets to stand on a literal public stage, and a proverbial level playing field, with the incumbent president.
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Jonathan Martin / Politico:
Mitt's ‘W’ problem  —  DENVER — It's a matter of when, not if, President Barack Obama turns to Mitt Romney at the first face-off here Wednesday night and repeats some variation of the same line the president and his campaign have used all year: Mitt, electing you would mean a return …
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Shane Goldmacher / NationalJournal.com:
Obama, Romney Tied Among Likely Voters  —  President Obama and Mitt Romney are deadlocked among likely voters as they prepare to square off in their first presidential debate, according to the latest United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll.
Amanda Marcotte / Slate:
New Todd Akin Videos Reveal His Dystopian Nightmare Vision of America  —  Todd Akin is scared.  —  After becoming a national scandal with his claims that “legitimate rape” cannot result in pregnancy, Rep. Todd Akin has been slowly regaining lost ground in the contest against incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill for a Missouri Senate seat.
Jay Cost / Weekly Standard:
Morning Jay: This Race Has Just Begun  —  The most recent RealClearPolitics average of the national polls shows President Obama holding a 3.3 point lead over Mitt Romney, 49.1 to 45.1.  Additionally, his net job approval rating is now back to about even, 48.8 approve to 48.5 disapprove.
Discussion: Riehl World News
Bloomberg:
GE Ignores $100 Billion of Cash to Borrow $7 Billion  —  General Electric Co. (GE) is refinancing $5 billion of debt even as it expects to generate $100 billion of cash in the next four years, showing confidence in its ability to invest at returns four times its borrowing costs.
 
 
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Greg Gordon / Wichita Eagle:
Romneys likely gained from complex offshore deals, tax experts say
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Russ Buettner / New York Times:
N.Y. City Subpoenas Ken Burns Film on '89 Jogger Rape
Discussion: ANIMAL and New York Magazine
James Risen / New York Times:
Inquiry Cites Flaws in Counterterrorism Offices
Discussion: LewRockwell.com Blog
Eli Stokols / KDVR.com:
Cardboard Obama told “Go back to Kenya” at Romney rally
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Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
New Ad Questions Obama: ‘Politics Before Patriotism?’
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Kerrey's candidacy looks bleak in Neb.
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NPR:
On Eve Of First Debate, NPR Poll Shows Romney Within Striking Distance
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David Crary / Associated Press:
Record number of gays seeking seats in Congress
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