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Sharyl Attkisson / CBS News:
Who changed the Benghazi talking points?  —  United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice talks with Bob Schieffer for the Sept 16th “Face the Nation”  —  Who within the Obama administration deleted mention of “terrorism” and “al-Qaeda” from the CIA's talking points …
Scott Shane / New York Times:
Big Issues Are Lost in Focus on Libya Talking Points
Discussion: Right Wing News
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Chuck Hagel being vetted for national security post
Discussion: Politico and The Hill
Washington Post:
Fight over Susan Rice holds political risks for White House
Politico:
Inside the talks: Fiscal framework emerges  —  Listen to top Democrats and Republicans talk on camera, and it sounds like they could not be further apart on a year-end tax-and-spending deal - a down payment on a $4 trillion grand bargain.  —  But behind the scenes, top officials …
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Wall Street Journal:
Obama Flexible on Top Tax Rates
Allison Brennan / CNN:
President uses hashtag ‘My2K’ in fiscal cliff PR effort
Heidi Przybyla / Bloomberg:
Bowles Says Fiscal Cliff Deal Unlikely by End of Year
Rich Lowry / Politico:
The Brotherhood delusion  —  The great, acerbic 19th-century satirist Ambrose Bierce defined a revolution as “an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.”  He would understand events in Egypt since the fall of Hosni Mubarak very well.  —  In the signature revolution of the Arab Spring …
Discussion: National Review
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Erick Erickson / RedState:
The Incestuous Bleeding of the Republican Party  —  If money is the root of all evil, for the Republican Party evil is located on the fifth floor of 66 Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria, VA 22314.  —  Strip away the candidate and coalition and it is on the fifth floor of 66 Canal Center Plaza …
Discussion: americanthinker.com
Joshua Green / Business Week:
The Science Behind Those Obama Campaign E-Mails  —  One fascination in a presidential race mostly bereft of intrigue was the strange, incessant, and weirdly overfamiliar e-mails that emanated from the Obama campaign.  Anyone who shared an address with the campaign soon started receiving messages …
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Top Romney strategist: Failure to reach out to women, Hispanics biggest mistake  —  Mitt Romney's top political strategist on Thursday said the campaign's failure to reach out to women and Hispanic voters was their biggest mistake.  —  In an interview on CBS's “This Morning,” …
Discussion: CNN
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Stuart Stevens / Washington Post:
Mitt Romney: A good man. The right fight.
Mario Trujillo / Ballot Box:
Rep. McIntyre wins recount  —  Blue Dog Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) will serve his ninth term in Congress after his Republican opponent conceded Wednesday night following a recount that upheld initial election results.  —  GOP candidate David Rouzer dropped out of the contest …
Discussion: Politico
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CNN:   Rouzer concedes House bid after recount in North Carolina race
Brady Dennis / Washington Post:
Mortgage-interest deduction could be on the table in ‘fiscal cliff’ debate  —  Of all the deductions woven into the sprawling U.S. tax code, few have been more fiercely guarded than the enormous tax break that lets homeowners deduct the interest they pay on their mortgages.
Yousaf Butt / Web Edition:
DIY graphic design  —  The diagram leaked to the Associated Press this week is nothing more than either shoddy sources or shoddy science.  In either case, the world can keep calm and carry on.  —  This week the Associated Press reported that unnamed officials “from a country critical …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Rebbe Grover, Zombie Tax Cuts & the Golem  —  Descending from the Jesuits and their probabilism and the Rabbis and their Talmudic interpretations, official Washington is now deep in a complex exegesis of the Norquist anti-tax pledge.  Is it eternal?  Is it limited to a single term?
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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Ezra Klein / Wonkblog:
Grover Norquist is winning
Tiffany Gabbay / TheBlaze.com:
EBAY YANKS BECK'S ‘OBAMA IN PEE PEE’ ART PROJECT MEANT TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY  —  Editor's note: We discussed this story and all the day's news on our live BlazeCast, featured below:  —  The popular online auction site eBay has yanked a piece of artwork done by Glenn Beck citing its belief …
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Glenn Beck's shocking Obama art piece
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Obama campaign: 'There's more to come'  —  More than a million people responded to Obama for America's survey about the group's direction and the vast majority said they are interested in volunteering in support of the president's agenda.  —  In an email sent Wednesday to survey participants …
Discussion: CNN
Patrick Gavin / Politico:
Mitt Romney face tattoo man does an about-face  —  Critics of Mitt Romney accused him of being a flip-flopper.  Now one of his die-hard supporters is guilty of the same charge.  —  Eric Hartsburg, the 30-year-old resident of Michigan City, Ind., inked the Romney/Ryan campaign's distinctive …
Discussion: New York Magazine
Wall Street Journal:
The Tea Party Goes to War  —  A left-right attempt to treat terror detainees like common criminals.  —  There's a lot to be said for the libertarian approach to government, but the realities of a dangerous world can make its more rigid adherents seem naïve.
Discussion: TheBlaze.com
Jon Hilsenrath / Wall Street Journal:
Fed Stimulus Likely in 2013  —  Bond Buying Is Expected to Continue in Effort to Spur Slow-Growing Economy  —  Three months after launching an aggressive push to restart the lumbering U.S. economy, Federal Reserve officials are nearing a decision to continue those efforts into 2013 …
The Atlantic Online:
National Geographic Photo Contest 2012, Part II  —  The deadline to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest is coming up — this Friday, November 30.  Back in September, the society started gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well.
Discussion: AMERICAN DIGEST
 
 
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