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8:25 AM ET, May 26, 2006

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Oliver Duff / Independent:
Galloway says murder of Blair would be 'justified'  —  The Respect MP George Galloway has said it would be morally justified for a suicide bomber to murder Tony Blair.  —  In an interview with GQ magazine, the reporter asked him: "Would the assassination of, say, Tony Blair by a suicide bomber …
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Washington Post:
Bush, Blair Concede Missteps on Iraq  —  President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair last night acknowledged a series of errors in managing the occupation of Iraq that have made the conflict more difficult and more damaging to the U.S. image abroad, even as they insisted that enough progress …
New York Times:
Bush and Blair Concede Errors, but Defend War  —  WASHINGTON, May 25 — President Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair of Britain, two leaders badly weakened by the continuing violence in Iraq, acknowledged major misjudgments in the execution of the Iraq war on Thursday night even while insisting …
Associated Press:
Bush and Blair Acknowledge Iraq 'Setbacks'
Peter Daou / The Grit:
In a Stunning Admission, Bush Regrets Saying "Bring It On"
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Charles Babington / Washington Post:
Senate Approves Immigration Bill  —  The Senate yesterday approved legislation that would trigger the biggest changes to U.S. immigration policy in decades, by strengthening border security, establishing a guest-worker program, and providing the means for millions of illegal immigrants to stay …
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Rachel L. Swarns / New York Times:
Senate Passes Comprehensive Immigration Bill, Setting Up Showdown With House  —  WASHINGTON, May 25 — The Senate easily passed a comprehensive immigration bill this evening, but conservatives in the House of Representatives said they would continue to oppose any attempts at a compromise …
Baltimore Examiner:
Senate should not use immigration reform as a way to control wages
Gary Gross / California Conservative:
House and Senate Moving Towards Each Other
Discussion: The Anchoress
Washington Post:
Bush Orders That Seized Records Be Sealed  —  President: This is Government's Greatest Dilemma in 200 Years  —  President Bush personally ordered the Justice Department today to seal records seized from the Capitol Hill office of a Democratic congressman, marking a remarkable intervention …
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Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Bush Orders Documents From F.B.I. Raid Sealed
Discussion: RuminateThis
Laurie Kellman / Associated Press:
Hastert Lashes Out at Justice Dept.
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
It's Time to Engage With Iran  —  "Only connect."  That was the trademark line of E.M. Forster's great novel "Howards End."  And it's a useful injunction in thinking about U.S. strategy toward Iran and the wider conflicts between the West and the Muslim world.
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Charles Krauthammer / Washington Post:
Say No to Tehran's Gambit  —  All of a sudden, revolutionary Iran …
Alison Motluk / newscientist.com:
Rhythm method criticised as a killer of embryos  —  The range of birth control choices may have become narrower for couples that believe the sanctity of life begins when sperm meets egg.  The rhythm method, a philosopher claims, may compromise millions of embryos.
Discussion: Feministe
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Lindsay Beyerstein / Majikthise:
The fertile fringe: Rhythm method criticised as a killer of embryos
Toni Locy / Associated Press:
Experts say Cheney can't avoid testifying  —  WASHINGTON - If a prosecutor calls him as a witness, Vice President Dick Cheney probably can't avoid testifying in his former chief of staff's perjury trial, legal experts said Thursday.  —  "There may be significant issues of executive privilege …
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Jason DeParle / New York Times:
Faculty's Chilly Welcome for Ex-Pentagon Official  —  WASHINGTON, May 24 — Douglas J. Feith's table at the Georgetown University faculty club is shaping up as a lonely one.  —  The move to a teaching position at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown by Mr. Feith, a former Pentagon official …
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Mitch / Shot In The Dark:
The Road Warrior: RIP Joe Hansen  —  Someone left a comment today, and I finally confirmed it: Joe Hanson has passed away.  I don't know any of the details yet, but I can certainly guess.  —  We'll come back to that, maybe, later.  —  I worked with Joe twice - at KDWB-AM, back in 1990-92 …
littlegreenfootballs.com:
We Got Mail from Reuters (Bumped)  —  Early this morning at about 3:00 am on the West Coast, someone in [Sweden] Britain connected to the Internet and browsed over to this article at the Guardian by Inayat Bunglawala, media secretary of the Muslim Council of Britain: This code could open doors.
TCS Daily:
Why Ruin the World's Best Anti-Poverty Program?  —  Winston Churchill famously said "If you put two economists in a room, you get two opinions — unless one of them is Lord Keynes, in which case you get three."  Churchill, however, was wrong.  Brad DeLong worked for the Clinton Administration …
 
 
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London club 'bombing plan' taped
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Defendants Sunk by Their Testimony
Jill Zuckman / Chicago Tribune:
GOP to put war up for debate
Simon Tisdall / Guardian:
Trouble spots threaten perfect storm of global crises - study
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Frank Phillips / Boston Globe:
Romney makes surprise stop in Baghdad
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Interns? No Bloggers Need Apply
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Dr. Roy W. Spencer / TCS Daily:
Questions for Al Gore
CNET News.com:
House panel votes for Net neutrality
Norman Geras / Guardian:
The path out of denial  —  The idea that the Euston Manifesto …