Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:40 AM ET, November 13, 2012

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Wall Street Journal:
FBI Agent in Petraeus Case Under Scrutiny  —  WASHINGTON—A federal agent who launched the investigation that ultimately led to the resignation of Central Intelligence Agency chief David Petraeus was barred from taking part in the case over the summer due to superiors' concerns …
RELATED:
Michael Daly / The Daily Beast:
PAULA'S EMAILS REVEALED  —  Broadwell's notes to Jill Kelley were full of ‘cat fight stuff,’ a source tells Michael Daly—but there were no overt threats, and Petraeus was barely mentioned.  So why did the FBI jump in?  —  AFP / Getty Images (inset) Barbara Sax  —  DID BROADWELL LEAK SECRETS?
Craig Whitlock / Washington Post:
Scandal probe ensnares commander of U.S., NATO troops in Afghanistan  —  ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT — The FBI probe into the sex scandal that led to the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus has expanded to ensnare Gen. John R. Allen, the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced early Tuesday.
Washington Post:
Petraeus hoped affair would stay secret and he could keep his job as CIA director  —  FBI agents searched the home of the woman at the center of the scandal involving former CIA director David H. Petraeus on Monday evening, carrying away boxes and bags of material and taking photographs inside her home in Charlotte.
New York Times:
Motives Questioned in F.B.I. Inquiry of Petraeus E-Mails  —  WASHINGTON — Is a string of angry e-mails really enough, in an age of boisterous online exchanges, to persuade the F.B.I. to open a cyberstalking investigation?  —  Sometimes the answer is yes, law enforcement officials …
Martha Raddatz / ABCNEWS:
Why FBI Kept Petraeus Affair From White House  —  The FBI withheld its findings about Gen. David Petreaus' affair from the White House and congressional leaders because the agency considered them the result of a criminal investigation that never reached the threshold of an intelligence probe, law enforcement sources said today.
Sorourke / nation.foxnews.com:
WATCH: Paula Broadwell's Awkward Interview With Don Imus in January
Discussion: Associated Press
Martha Raddatz / ABCNEWS:
Majority Leader Eric Cantor Knew of Petraeus Affair in October
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Shakesville
Neetzan Zimmerman / Gawker:
Woman Blames Husband for Obama's Reelection, Runs Him Over with Her Jeep  —  Upset over the result of last week's presidential election, an Arizona woman ran over her husband with her car, believing him to be directly responsible for Obama's reelection because he didn't vote.
RELATED:
Deborah Stocks / ABC15 Arizona:
Gilbert PD: Daniel Solomon run over by wife, Holly Solomon, for not voting  —  GILBERT, AZ - A Mesa woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly chased her husband around a Gilbert parking lot in an SUV during an argument over the presidential election.  —  The woman finally ran over her husband, leaving him with critical injuries.
Washington Post:
Obama considering John Kerry for job of defense secretary  —  President Obama is considering asking Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) to serve as his next defense secretary, part of an extensive rearrangement of his national security team that will include a permanent replacement for former CIA director David H. Petraeus.
Bill Glauber / JSOnline:
After trying campaign, Ryan says losing race ‘a foreign experience’  —  By Bill Glauber of the Journal Sentinel  —  For Paul Ryan, election day as the Republican Party's vice presidential candidate had begun with bright promise.  The polls were looking good, he said.  A tight national race was expected.
RELATED:
Alison Bauter / Journal Times:
‘Bittersweet’ homecoming for Paul Ryan - Former VP candidate reflects, looks ahead
Discussion: CNN
Jeff Wise / Gizmodo:
Exclusive: John McAfee Wanted for Murder (Updated)  —  Antivirus pioneer John McAfee is on the run from murder charges, Belize police say.  According to Marco Vidal, head of the national police force's Gang Suppression Unit, McAfee is a prime suspect in the murder of American expatriate Gregory Faull …
Associated Press:
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema beats GOP's Vernon Parker in Arizona's 9th Congressional District  —  PHOENIX — Former Democratic state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been elected to represent a new Phoenix-area congressional district, emerging victorious after a bitterly fought race that featured millions of dollars in attack ads.
RELATED:
Alexandra Jaffe / Ballot Box:
Democrat Sinema wins Arizona House race
Discussion: Politico, CNN and Prairie Weather
Neetzan Zimmerman / Gawker:
‘We the People’ Petitions Filed in Nineteen States Seeking Permission to Secede from the Union  —  In the aftermath of last week's presidential election, residents in at least nineteen states have put up petitions on the government's “We the People” petitioning website seeking the right to secede from the rest of the country.
RELATED:
Byron Tau / Politico:
Secession petitions flood White House website
Jake Miller / CBS News:
Romney earned zero votes in some urban precincts  —  President Obama's victory over Mitt Romney in last Tuesday's presidential election was driven, in part, by the president's strength in urban areas, where robust support cushioned the incumbent against electoral deficits in rural America.
National Enquirer:
CHER & THE MARRIED TV NERD  —  Photography by: Getty Images Entertainment  —  CHER has fallen for a new guy half her age - 33-year-old, married MSNBC broadcaster CHRIS HAYES.  —  The “Believe” singer, 66, has been gushing to friends about her huge crush on the nerdy rising cable star …
Katie Pavlich / Townhall.com:
CBS Contributor: White People Don't Like Abortion Because They Want to “Build Up the Race”  —  CBS News contributor Nancy Giles believes that white people don't like abortion because they are trying to “build up the race.”  Listen to what she said over the weekend on MSNBC …
Sarah Kliff / Wonkblog:
Is Obamacare too much work for the Obama administration?  —  By the end of this week, states must decide whether they will build a health-insurance exchange or leave the task to the federal government.  The question is, with as many as 17 states expected to leave it to the feds, can the Obama administration handle the workload.
Discussion: Blog For Arizona and Hot Air
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Allen West digs in  —  Florida Rep. Allen West has never been one to back down from a brawl — and he's not starting now.  —  The freshman tea party favorite is refusing to concede his hard-fought reelection campaign, despite vote tallies showing him trailing his Democratic challenger …
George Skelton / Los Angeles Times:
GOP might never again hold power in California  —  After last week's bludgeoning, Republicans remain too weak to affect the legislative agenda and challenge Gov. Jerry Brown for reelection.  —  Allan Hoffenblum, a former GOP consultant who publishes the California Target Book, said …
Press Pass:
White House Grand Bargain offer to Speaker Boehner Obtained by Bob Woodward  —  Below are documents obtained by the Washington Post's Bob Woodward that show a grand bargain proposal the White House was prepared to make in order to reach agreement with the House Republicans last year.
RELATED:
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
Nearly 400,000 People Call On Macy's To Dump Donald Trump  —  A grassroots campaign for Macy's to end their association with Donald Trump has caught fire.  Nearly 400,000 people have added their name to a petition on Signon.org for Macy's, which exclusively sells Trump's clothing line and fragrance …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 4:40 AM ET, November 13, 2012.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
Mini-memeorandum: memeorandum for mobiles
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Joseph Curl / Washington Times:
Time for a new Republican Party
Robert Burns / ABCNEWS:
Panetta: Admin Deciding on Post-2014 Troop Levels
Discussion: Hot Air and Politico
Ballot Access News:
Only Four U.S. House Elections in the Last Hundred Years Gave One Party a House Majority …
Brian X. Chen / NYT Bits:
Text Messaging Declines in U.S. for First Time, Report Says
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
“The Simpsons” Mock Karl Rove
Discussion: Mediaite and Gawker
Jackson Diehl / Washington Post:
The red flags in Obama's foreign policy
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Hot Air
Katrina Trinko / National Review:
Romney Political Director: ‘The Ground Game Worked Fine’
Discussion: Booman Tribune
 Earlier Items: 
CBS News:
Long Islanders: Now two weeks of power woes
Robin Abcarian / Los Angeles Times:
Tea party activists blame losses on Republican establishment
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
The New Math  —  A number of TPM Readers have written …
Discussion: Paul Krugman
 

 
From Mediagazer:

New York Times:
A raid by US troops in Yemen sought to rescue an American journalist being held hostage by Al Qaeda

Michelle Castillo / Adweek:
BitTorrent Goes Legit With Its First Original Web Series

Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Netflix Sues a Former Exec — Now Yahoo's CIO — For Allegedly Collecting Kickbacks

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Tech news essentials
Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip