Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:00 AM ET, October 7, 2006

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Hindrocket / Power Line:
DID DEMOCRATS COVER UP FOLEY MISDEEDS?  —  Various Democrats are accusing Republicans of covering up Congressman Mark Foley's boy problem, a charge for which there is no evidence.  One wonders, though, whether that is exactly what the Democratic Party did.  —  How did the email …
RELATED ITEMS:
David Espo / Associated Press:
Pelosi says she would drain GOP 'swamp'  —  WASHINGTON - Franklin Roosevelt had his first hundred days.  —  House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is thinking 100 hours, time enough, she says, to begin to "drain the swamp" after more than a decade of Republican rule.
Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
White House aide to Rove resigns  —  WASHINGTON - A key aide to presidential political strategist Karl Rove resigned Friday after a congressional report listed hundreds of contacts between disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and the White House.  —  Susan Ralston, special assistant to President Bush …
RELATED ITEMS:
Steve Holland / Reuters:
Rove aide resigns in fallout over Abramoff report
Discussion: The BRAD BLOG
Michael A. Hiltzik / Los Angeles Times:
Personable Newspaper Executive Ultimately a 'Business Guy'  —  David Hiller is known for his way with people.  But observers expect him to make the bottom line his priority as publisher of The Times.  —  The occasion was the annual advertising department awards ceremony at the Chicago Tribune …
RELATED ITEMS:
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
New LA TIMES publisher is a Right Wing Hatchet man with ties to Judge Roberts and Ken Starr  —  Last night David Hiller, from the Chicago Tribune came into town to replace Jeffrey Johnson and Times Editor Dean Baquet because they "publicly opposed a corporate demand for a stringent cost-cutting plan …
Nikki Finke / Deadline Hollywood Daily:
LA TIMES COVER-UP? …
Discussion: LA Observed
Donna De La Cruz / Associated Press:
Kean calls for Hastert's resignation  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Republican Senate candidate Tom Kean Jr. on Friday called for House Speaker Dennis Hastert to resign over the congressional page cybersex scandal, making him the first major candidate in his party to do so.
Discussion: MyDD
Thomas Burr / Salt Lake Tribune:
Cannon: Teens "egging on" Foley in online sex scandal  —  WASHINGTON - Rep. Chris Cannon today attempted to clarify public comments he made last night seeming to blame teen-age congressional pages in the unfolding scandal with disgraced ex-Rep. Mark Foley.  —  "These kids are actually precocious kids …
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
Monologues dialogues.  —  David Brooks's column yesterday began this way (TimesSelect link): … Today, we get the letters to the editor.  Gotta defend the iconic monologues, you know.  The first letter says Brooks "misses a key point, and that is power":
Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post:
Staffer Cites Earlier Role by Hastert's Office  —  House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert's chief of staff confronted then-Rep. Mark Foley about his inappropriate social contact with male pages well before the speaker said aides in his office took any action, a current congressional staff member …
Josh Hirschland / media.www.columbiaspectator.com:
Investigation to Look at Facebook  —  University Says Social Networking Site 'Not Exempt'  —  Columbia will review information and images posted on students' Facebook profiles as part of its investigation into Wednesday night's Minutemen brawl, a University spokesman confirmed Thursday evening.
Daniela Deane / Washington Post:
Job Growth Slows, Unemployment Rate Dips  —  Bush to Speak About Jobs and the Economy  —  The U.S. economy created far fewer jobs in September than anticipated, but revised job figures for previous months showed a surprisingly substantial uptick over what was previously reported.
Discussion: Cafe Hayek, Sensible Mom and EconLog
Roll Call:
Scandal Takes Toll on Reynolds Poll Numbers  —  National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Tom Reynolds (N.Y.), who was considered a safe bet for re-election just a few weeks ago, was trailing his Democratic challenger in the first public polls released since the scandal surrounding former Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) broke out.
This Is London:
RACE CLASHES HIT WINDSOR  —  Extra police are being drafted into the Windsor area today after three nights of violent clashes between white and Asian youths.  —  Gangs have fought battles in the streets using baseball bats and pitchforks.  A Muslim-run dairy which wants to build a mosque was petrol bombed.
Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
In Border Fence's Path, Congressional Roadblocks  —  No sooner did Congress authorize construction of a 700-mile fence on the U.S.-Mexico border last week than lawmakers rushed to approve separate legislation that ensures it will never be built, at least not as advertised, according to Republican lawmakers and immigration experts.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:00 AM ET, October 7, 2006.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
Add your company here
 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Deacon / Power Line:
EUGENE ROBINSON GOES DEEP
Jim Stratton / Orlando Sentinel:
Nelson doesn't act like Christian, Harris says
Discussion: Wonkette
Tim Tagaris / Ned Lamont for Senate:
Rally W/ General Clark at UConn [19]
Discussion: Hullabaloo and ConnecticutBLOG
Andrew Taylor / Associated Press:
Budget Deficit Drops to $250 Billion
Michelle Malkin:
Fighting jihad at YouTube
The Anchoress:
Outting myself...and whoever else wants outing!
Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
THE PARTISAN STRAITJACKET....David Ignatius:
David S. Hirschman / Editor and Publisher:
'Wash Post' Editor Downie: Everyone in Our Newsroom Wants to Be a Blogger
 Earlier Items: 
Ahmed Rashid / Telegraph:
Nato's top brass accuse Pakistan over Taliban aid
Discussion: The Fourth Rail
WRAL-TV:
Apex Officials Hold Off On 'All-Clear' Notice
Steven Mufson / Washington Post:
Conspiracy Theories Abound as Oil Prices Fluctuate
Eric Boehlert / The Huffington Post:
Oops, I Thought Matt Drudge Was the "Walter Cronkite of His Era"
Charlie Savage / Boston Globe:
Bush cites authority to bypass FEMA law
USA Today:
Race for Senate control tightens