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Simon Plosker / Honest Reporting:
Gaza Child Killed... By Hamas  —  This iconic image made its way around the world.  Fighting back tears at Gaza's Shifa Hospital, Egyptian Prime Minister held 4-year old Mahmoud Sadallah in his arms and called on Israel to end its military operations.  —  A PR gift for Hamas, eager to portray the IDF as vicious child killers.
Brendan Sasso / The Hill:
Sen. McCain calls for Bill Clinton to lead Israel-Palestinian talks
Gilad Sharon / Jerusalem Post:
A decisive conclusion is necessary  —  There is no middle path here - either the Gazans and their infrastructure are made to pay the price, or we reoccupy the entire Gaza Strip.  —  Anyone who thinks Hamas is going to beg for a cease-fire, that Operation Pillar of Defense will draw to a close …
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Gaza Violence Is Unabating as Other Nations Push for Truce
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Allen West falls further behind  —  Florida Rep. Allen West's reelection prospects grew dimmer Sunday, as a recount of early ballots showed him falling further behind his Democratic opponent.  —  Democrat Patrick Murphy, a 29-year-old construction company executive, gained 242 votes …
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Christine Stapleton / Palm Beach Post:
Murphy declares victory when St. Lucie board misses noon deadline; West considers challenge  —  FORT PIERCE —  Patrick Murphy's campaign declared victory Sunday afternoon after recount totals showed him defeating U.S. Rep. Allen West by 2,146 votes, while West's team refused to concede …
Meghashyam Mali / Ballot Box:   Murphy claims victory after recount deadline, West weighs challenge
Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
Paul Ryan Emerges as Power Broker in Fiscal Talks  —  WASHINGTON — Gone is the private jet and the motorcade that swept him from the tarmac to the private hotel entrances.  His security staff has been reduced to a few Capitol Police officers, soon to fade away.
Matt DeLong / Washington Post:
Joe Biden to Sandy victims: 'You've got a homeboy' who ‘gets it’  —  Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), left, and Vice President Joe Biden walk off their helicopter Sunday in Island Beach State Park, N.J. (Rich Schultz / AP)  —  Seeking to reassure victims of Hurricane Sandy following a tour …
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Brendan Sasso / The Hill:
Biden tours Sandy damage in NJ, pledges continued federal aid
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Washington Examiner:
Can conservatives prevent the U.S. from becoming California? … As bad as last Tuesday night was for the national Republican Party, it was far, far worse for the California Republican Party.  Not only did Golden State Democrats maintain control of every statewide elected office …
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Aviva Shen / ThinkProgress:
McCain Refuses To Support Any Secretary Of State Nominee  —  Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has not hesitated to voice his distaste towards U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice, who may be nominated to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.  On Face the Nation Sunday morning …
Maureen Callahan / New York Post:
Former hotel insider's memoir reveals dirty secrets of hospitality industry  —  Any big hotels have got scandals.  Just like every big hotel has got a ghost.  Why?  Hell, people come and go.  — “The Shining” by Stephen King  —  The most memorable guest Jacob Tomsky ever came across …
Discussion: Althouse
Reuters:
Republicans say party needs revamp after Romney drubbing  —  (Reuters) - The Republican Party needs to stop insulting voters and broaden its appeal after Democratic President Barack Obama won re-election this month over Mitt Romney with overwhelming support from Hispanics, blacks and single women, top Republicans said on Sunday.
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Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Top Republicans Excoriate Romney On Sunday Talk Shows
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Larry McShane / NY Daily News:
New York businessman says Jill Kelley tried to parlay honorary South Korean consul gig into $80 million check  —  Socialite linked to David Petraeus sex scandal tried to broker pricey deal on fuel conversion project  —  Energy businessman Adam Victor says Tampa socialite Jill Kelley requested …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Twinkie Manifesto  —  The Twinkie, it turns out, was introduced way back in 1930.  In our memories, however, the iconic snack will forever be identified with the 1950s, when Hostess popularized the brand by sponsoring “The Howdy Doody Show.”  And the demise of Hostess has unleashed …
Pedro Oliveira Jr / New York Post:
White House denies terror delete  —  The White House yesterday denied it edited talking points about the terrorist attack that killed the American ambassador to Libya — contradicting remarks made a day earlier by disgraced ex-CIA chief David Petraeus.  —  “The only edit that was made by the White House …
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Is Rice Cooked?
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