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11:25 AM ET, November 26, 2012

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CNN:
CNN Poll: Two-thirds say fiscal cliff poses major problem  —  Washington (CNN) - A new national poll suggests Americans understand that the “fiscal cliff” is no joking matter.  —  Two-thirds of people questioned in a CNN/ORC International survey (PDF) say that the U.S. would face a crisis …
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Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Fiscal cliff: Will they jump?  —  Call them the cliff jumpers.  —  A growing bloc of emboldened liberals say they're not afraid to watch defense spending get gouged and taxes go up on every American if a budget deal doesn't satisfy their priorities.  —  Here's what these progressives fear …
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Poll: Public would blame GOP more than Obama if fiscal talks fail
Charles Babington / Associated Press:   INFLUENCE GAME: Tax Them, Not Us, Groups Say
Jennifer Haberkorn / Politico:
Back to the drawing board for Obamacare foes
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Kevin Liptak / CNN:
Norquist says he'll go after pledge-breakers  —  (CNN) - Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist said Monday that his group, Americans for Tax Reform, would work to unseat Republicans who break their pledge to never vote for higher taxes.  —  His vow came after prominent GOP lawmakers …
Discussion: Election 2012
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Bob Corker / Washington Post:
A plan to dodge the ‘fiscal cliff’
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Corker touts fiscal plan, says it's time to ‘rip the Band-Aid off’ and reach deal
Discussion: Reuters
Manu Raju / Politico:
GOP: Don't mess with filibuster  —  A partisan war is brewing that could bring the government to a screeching halt as early as January — and no, it's not over the fiscal cliff.  —  It's all about the filibuster.  —  Democrats are threatening to change filibuster rules …
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
The Morning Plum: Republicans whitewash history of filibuster
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and The Week
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:   House Democrats face uphill slog in 2014
Warren E. Buffett / New York Times:
A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy  —  SUPPOSE that an investor you admire and trust comes to you with an investment idea.  “This is a good one,” he says enthusiastically.  “I'm in it, and I think you should be, too.”  —  Would your reply possibly be this?  “Well, it all depends on what my tax rate …
Jennifer Haberkorn / Politico:
SCOTUS orders appeals court to hear Liberty University health care lawsuit  —  The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to examine the constitutionality of the health reform law's employer requirements and mandatory coverage of contraceptives without a co-pay.
Discussion: Wonkblog
Hendrik Hertzberg / New Yorker:
MANDATE WITH DESTINY  —  Thanksgiving was still two weeks away when the Republican Party, to its evident shock, found itself stuffed, trussed, roasted, and ready to be served with all the trimmings.  This was not the menu that the Party's nominees, donors, and operatives had looked forward to.
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Matt Hill / Telegraph:
The Israel-Palestine problem has a simple solution  —  Only political stubbornness, not popular support or irreconcilable differences, prevents the two-state solution from working, argues Matt Hill.  —  Flying the flag: A Palestinian at the border with Israel
Stephanie McCrummen / Washington Post:
How Hillary Clinton's choices predict her future  —  On a recent Monday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton walked with her husband onto a stage at the New York Sheraton to cheers and whoops and a standing ovation that only got louder as she tried to quiet things down.
Discussion: NewsBusters.org blogs
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
McCain Backs Off Susan Rice Smear Campaign  —  Shortly after news broke about a fatal attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney accused President Obama of “sympathiz[ing] with those who waged the attacks.”  And Romney continued …
Discussion: The Maddow Blog and Taylor Marsh
WSB-TV:
Alleged Walmart thief dies after confrontation  —  DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. —  A police investigation is under way after a man suspected of shoplifting from a local Walmart died during his confrontation with store employees.  —  According to a police report obtained by Channel 2 Action News …
Discussion: The Raw Story and ABCNEWS
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Jill Vejnoska / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Alleged shoplifter dies after being subdued by Walmart workers
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Gawker
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Fighting Fiscal Phantoms  —  These are difficult times for the deficit scolds who have dominated policy discussion for almost three years.  One could almost feel sorry for them, if it weren't for their role in diverting attention from the ongoing problem of inadequate recovery …
Neil Munro / The Daily Caller:
Disagreeing with Obama can ruin Christmas, says White House report  —  Any Republican refusal to accept President Barack Obama's fiscal plan may ruin Christmas for the nation's retailers, the White House claimed in a report released Monday morning.  —  “The National Retail Federation …
Discussion: Pirate's Cove
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Obama faces huge challenge in setting up insurance exchanges  —  The Obama administration faces major logistical and financial challenges in creating health insurance exchanges for states that have declined to set up their own systems.  —  The exchanges were designed as the centerpiece …
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
White House Turns to Obama Voters for Support  —  WASHINGTON — When Tea Party activists swamped town hall-style meetings about health care in the summer of 2009, President Obama's army of campaign volunteers largely stayed away, seemingly less interested in fighting for legislation …
Mike Lupica / NY Daily News:
Shameful silence by politicians regarding illegal guns is the real scandal  —  The real scandal on Hughes Ave., where Hailey Dominguez took a stray bullet to the chest, is that we just witnessed a presidential campaign without either candidate — certainly not the President …
Discussion: Politico and New York Magazine
 
 
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