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8:10 AM ET, March 21, 2006

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Associated Press:
Transcript of President Bush's Ohio speech  —  CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — President Bush delivered a high-profile speech about the war in Iraq on Monday, on the third anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion there.  —  Following is a transcript of the president's address in Cleveland, Ohio.
Discussion: Flopping Aces, Mia Culpa and Wizbang
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
Bush Defends His Iraq Record, but Concedes Some Setbacks
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
CNN:
CNN LIVE EVENT/SPECIAL
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and The Agonist
Washington Post:
FBI Was Warned About Moussaoui  —  Agent Tells Court Of Repeated Efforts Before 9/11 Attacks  —  An FBI agent who interrogated Zacarias Moussaoui before Sept. 11, 2001, warned his supervisors more than 70 times that Moussaoui was a terrorist and spelled out his suspicions that the al-Qaeda operative …
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Michael J. Sniffen / Associated Press:
FBI Agent Slams Bosses at Moussaoui Trial  —  ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The FBI agent who arrested Zacarias Moussaoui in August 2001 testified Monday he spent almost four weeks trying to warn U.S. officials about the radical Islamic student pilot but "criminal negligence" by superiors in Washington thwarted a chance to stop the 9/11 attacks.
Christopher Hitchens / Slate:
My Ideal War  —  How the international community should have responded to Bush's September 2002 U.N. speech.  —  Up until now, I have resisted all urges to assume the mantle of generalship and to describe how I personally would have waged a campaign to liberate Iraq.
BBC:
Europe hands over Palestinian aid  —  The European Union has handed over 64m euros (£44m) in aid to help the poorest Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.  —  But it said that future aid depended on the incoming Hamas government showing a commitment to work for peace, saying the group was "at a crossroads".
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Times of London:
Defiant Hamas packs Cabinet with hardliners
Discussion: Daily Pundit
Kenneth R. Bazinet / NY Daily News:
I'm boss, Hil tells Bill  —  Senator's word is now 'final,' says the ex-Prez  —  WASHINGTON - After being surprised by her husband's role in the Dubai ports deal, Sen. Hillary Clinton has insisted that Bill Clinton give her "final say" over what he says and does, well-placed sources said.
Discussion: Daily Pundit and BrothersJudd Blog
time.blogs.com:
What I'd Cut  —  Kevin Drum has challenged me to detail how I'd balance budgets while keeping Bush's tax cuts.  (A small clarification: I'd keep the estate tax as it once was; and I'd add a buck to the gas tax pronto.)  I'd prefer experts like Brian Riedl or Veronique de Rugy to propose detailed cuts.
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New York Times:
2 Years After Soldier's Death, Family's Battle Is With Army  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. — Patrick K. Tillman stood outside his law office here, staring intently at a yellow house across the street, just over 70 yards away.  That, he recalled, is how far away his eldest son, Pat …
Fred Barnes / Opinion Journal:
A 'Third Term' for Bush  —  Condi Rice, Dick Cheney and Karl Rove need new jobs.  —  It's time for President Bush to think about a third term.  No, he doesn't need to overturn the Constitution.  He can start the equivalent of his third term now, by filling his presidential staff and cabinet …
Jim VandeHei / Washington Post:
Old Forecasts Come Back to Haunt Bush  —  Erosion in Confidence Will Be Hard To Reverse, Say Pollsters, Strategists  —  Three years of upbeat White House assessments about Iraq that turned out to be premature, incomplete or plain wrong are complicating President Bush's efforts to restore public faith …
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Pastors' Get-Out-the-Vote Training Could Test Tax Rules  —  WASHINGTON, March 20 — Weeks after the Internal Revenue Service announced a crackdown on political activities by churches and other tax-exempt organizations, a coalition of nonprofit conservative groups is holding training sessions …
Discussion: Pam's House Blend
Steve Gorman / Reuters:
"South Park" Chef back after Scientology skirmish  —  LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Soul singer Isaac Hayes may have quit his job as the voice of Chef on "South Park" after a disagreement over religion, but his character will live on when the satiric cable TV cartoon returns to Comedy Central this week, the network said on Monday.
Discussion: Captain's Quarters and Fox News
John Reinan / Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Bloggers push politics aside in fight against FEC  —  It's a case of strange bedfellows, as liberals and conservatives unite against rules that could rein in political blogs.  —  This might be the first time Freepers and Kossacks have agreed on anything.  —  From the conservative website …
MSNBC:
Iraqi diplomat gave U.S. prewar WMD details  —  Saddam's foreign minister told CIA the truth, so why didn't agency listen?  —  NBC VIDEO … & the NBC Investigative Unit  —  In the period before the Iraq war, the CIA and the Bush administration erroneously believed that Saddam Hussein …
Robert F. Worth / New York Times:
New Business Blooms in Iraq: Terror Insurance  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq — Twice in the past year, Muhammad Said has survived assassination attempts that left his car riddled with bullets.  He works part time as a bodyguard for his father, a Baghdad city councilman, and helps a friend who has contracts with the American military.
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
Banker Granted Retrial in a Case From 90's Boom  —  A federal appeals court yesterday overturned the obstruction-of-justice conviction of Frank P. Quattrone, the investment banker who rose to prominence in the 1990's technology boom, and granted him a new trial.
Discussion: Dan Gillmor's blog
 
 
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Dan Froomkin / Washington Post:
War Is Peace  —  Yesterday marked three years of war in Iraq — but not to President Bush.
Discussion: Power Line and The Heretik
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New York Times:
The President and the Courts  —  Since the Republican majority …
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Greg Palast / gregpalast.com:
Bush Didn't Bungle Iraq, You Fools
Washington Post:
My Vision For Iraq  —  BAGHDAD — The elections last December …
Luis David / Age of Hooper:
Ugh.  What a walk.  And for what?  For this.
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National Review:
March to the Senate  —  As we head into spring, this year's …
Reuters:
Ahmadinejad: Iran will stick to nuclear plans
Discussion: Gina Cobb
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McCain Takes on DeLay Accomplice
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Man Alive  —  Is The New York Times still pro-choice?
New York Times:
Spreading Genocide to Chad
Jonathan Karl / ABCNEWS:
Did Marines Commit Crime in Iraq Civilian Deaths?
Ezra Klein / American Prospect:
The New New Gore  —  Five years ago, Al Gore was the much-mocked pol …