Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:10 PM ET, November 13, 2012

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Craig Whitlock / Washington Post:
Petraeus investigation ensnares commander of U.S., NATO troops in Afghanistan  —  PERTH, Australia — The FBI probe into the sex scandal that prompted CIA Director David Petraeus to resign has expanded to ensnare Gen. John R. Allen, the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced early Tuesday.
RELATED:
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 …
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?
Mike Allen / Politico:
Gen. John Allen ensnared in Petraeus scandal  —  Marine Gen. John R. Allen, the four-star U.S. commander of the war in Afghanistan, exchanged thousands of “potentially inappropriate” emails with Jill Kelley, the Tampa woman who claimed to have been harassed by the ex-mistress …
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Ret. Gen.: John Allen's ‘bizarre’ behavior  —  A retired general said on Tuesday that he found the tens of thousands of emails allegedly exchanged between the U.S. commander of the war in Afghanistan and a social liaison to an air force base “just bizarre.”  —  “That's a heck of a lot …
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
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.
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
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
Top U.S. Commander in Afghanistan Is Linked to Petraeus Scandal
Hayley Peterson / Daily Mail:
Petraeus sex scandal traps ANOTHER general: CIA boss's successor in Afghanistan 'sent THOUSANDS …
Discussion: Power Line and The PJ Tatler
Vernon Loeb / Washington Post:
Petraeus ghostwriter ‘clueless’ to affair
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog:
Confirmed: ABC Denver misnames Petraeus book: “All up in my snatch”
Phil Stewart / Reuters:
Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan under investigation, scandal widens
Robert Wright / The Atlantic Online:
The Real David Petraeus Scandal
Discussion: Mother Jones and Daily Kos
Mark Landler / New York Times:
Top Candidates for State Dept. Are Both Facing Possible Hurdles
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Paul Ryan: I Didn't Lose Because Of The Issues, I Lost Because Of The ‘Urban’ Vote  —  In his first interview since losing the election, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) wouldn't admit that voters rejected his economic vision and instead chalked up President Obama's victory to a large turnout of the “urban vote.”
Discussion: Brad DeLong
RELATED:
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Rep. Ryan: GOP ticket didn't lose election on budget, Medicare
WISC-TV:
Paul Ryan reflects on presidential campaign
Discussion: The Raw Story
Jonathan Martin / Politico:
Jindal: End ‘dumbed-down conservatism’  —  Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday called on Republicans to “stop being the stupid party” and make a concerted effort to reach a broader swath of voters with an inclusive economic message that pre-empts efforts to caricature the GOP as the party of the rich.
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.
RELATED:
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Dems short on votes for filibuster reform  —  Democrats don't have the 51 votes they need in the Senate to change filibuster rules that could make it harder for the GOP minority to wield power in the upper chamber.  —  Lawmakers leading the charge acknowledge they remain short, but express optimism they'll hit their goal.
Discussion: Hot Air
RELATED:
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
The 5 GOP Senators Most Likely To Work With Democrats
Jonathan Karl / ABCNEWS:
Petraeus Personally Investigated Benghazi Attack  —  In late October, Petraeus traveled to Libya to conduct his own review of the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.  —  While in Tripoli, he personally questioned the CIA station chief …
Discussion: Hot Air
RELATED:
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Feinstein: I'll subpoena CIA about Petraeus trip to Libya after Benghazi attack
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Russell Berman / The Hill:
Norquist pledge takes election hit  —  Republicans might have held the House, but Grover Norquist's majority in Congress is all but gone.  —  Fewer incoming members of the House and Senate have signed the pledge against tax increases run by Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform …
NationalJournal.com:
Wishful Thinking  —  The roots of Romney's defeat reach much deeper into the Republican Party than many would like to admit.  —  Last week's election is open to so many interpretations, many seemingly contradictory, that it offers something for almost anyone of any ideological or partisan stripe.
Jonathan Weisman / New York Times:
Democrats Like a Romney Idea on Income Tax  —  WASHINGTON — With both parties positioning for difficult negotiations to avert a fiscal crisis as Congress returns for its lame-duck session, Democrats are latching on to an idea floated by Mitt Romney to raise taxes on the rich through a hard cap on income tax deductions.
Discussion: Wonkblog and Daily Kos
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 12:10 PM 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: 
Erin Migdol / The Huffington Post:
Gay Marriage And The Economy: Same-Sex Unions Will Boost Economy By $166 Million, Study Finds
Nicole Flatow / ThinkProgress:
Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol: Raising Millionaires' Taxes 'Won't Kill The Country'
Michael Falcone / ABCNEWS:
ANALYSIS: Liberals Line Up At The White House
 Earlier Items: 
Kate Giammarise / Toledo Blade:
Ohioans' food stamp aid to be reduced
Discussion: Michelle Malkin
Richard A. Posner / Slate:
In Defense of the Electoral College
 

 
From Techmeme:

Mat Honan / Wired:
Twitter's new SDK Fabric represents an audacious plan to live inside every app

Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google aims to reinvent email with Inbox, a marriage of Gmail and Google Now, currently invite-only

iFixit:
iPad Air 2 Teardown

 
Sister Sites:

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