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2:50 PM ET, October 18, 2006

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Washington Post:
Elections May Leave Bush An Early Lame Duck  —  On desks around the West Wing sit digital clocks counting down the days and hours left in the Bush presidency, reminders to the White House staff to use the time left as effectively as possible.  As of 8 a.m. today, those clocks will read 825 days, four hours.
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Why The White House Has To Be Optimistic
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Patterico / Patterico's Pontifications:
Lefty Blogger Outs Senator As Gay  —  Outing specialist Mike Rogers has "outed" Senator Larry Craig as a closet homosexual.  —  And he promises more to come.  —  The Democrats want to make this an election about gay sex.  —  And people say the Republicans deserve to lose?
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Jill Kuraitis / newwest.net:
Idaho Sen. Larry Craig Denies Allegations of Same-Sex Affairs
Glenn Greenwald / Unclaimed Territory:
Bush followers outraged over the political use of homosexuality and sex — seriously
Johanna Neuman / Los Angeles Times:
Some Seek 'Pink Purge' in the GOP
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
A Lesson From Europe on Health Care  —  Shortly before he moved to Greece last year, an American named John Econopouly received the unpleasant news that he needed a hernia operation.  He had the surgery done in Northern California, and it didn't go so well.
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Kevin G. Hall / Real Cities:
Health care, wages, energy costs put squeeze on middle class
Discussion: Political Animal
William Sim / Bloomberg:
Bush to Blame for North Korean Crisis, Soros Says (Update1)  —  Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) — Billionaire investor George Soros today blamed U.S. President George W. Bush for escalating tensions with North Korea, which last week tested a nuclear bomb for the first time.
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Marc Kaufman / Washington Post:
Bush Sets Defense As Space Priority  —  U.S. Says Shift Is Not A Step Toward Arms; Experts Say It Could Be  —  President Bush has signed a new National Space Policy that rejects future arms-control agreements that might limit U.S. flexibility in space and asserts a right to deny access to space to anyone "hostile to U.S. interests."
Washington Post:
Kolbe Matter Is Referred to House Ethics Panel  —  Allegations Involve Contact With Male Former Pages  —  The House committee looking into allegations that former congressman Mark Foley (R-Fla.) had improper contact with male former pages has been asked by lawmakers overseeing the page program …
Michael Freund / Jerusalem Post:
Pro-Israeli editor beaten in Bangladesh  —  A Muslim journalist facing charges of sedition for advocating ties with Israel was recently attacked and beaten by a crowd in Bangladesh that allegedly included leading officials of the country's ruling party, The Jerusalem Post has learned.
Ann E. Marimow / Washington Post:
Hoyer Remark 'Racist,' GOP's Steele Charges  —  Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele accused a leading Democratic congressman yesterday of racial insensitivity for saying the Republican candidate has "slavishly" followed the GOP.  —  Steele, an African American running for the U.S. Senate …
Jim VandeHei / Washington Post:
Funding Constrains Democrats  —  Party Chiefs See Chance to Take 40-Plus Seats With TV Push  —  Top Democrats said yesterday that they are planning to significantly expand the number of GOP House seats they will target during the final 20 days of the campaign but that financial disputes …
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
Sweeney: You Call That A Sweatshop?  —  Rep. John Sweeney (R-NY) joined the Abramoff party today.  And his blithe remarks about the lack of apparent mistreatment in the Northern Mariana Islands could mean political trouble.  —  In 2001, The Albany Times-Union reports …
Sabrina Tavernise / New York Times:
Iraq Removes Leaders of Special Police  —  The Iraqi government removed the country's two most senior police commanders from their posts on Tuesday, in the first broad move against the top leadership of Iraq's unruly special police forces.  —  The two generals had led Iraq's special police commandos …
New York Times:
Alarm Bells for G.O.P. in a Battleground State  —  Supporters of both candidates in the Senate race in Ohio hit the streets on Friday in Dayton.  Senator Mike DeWine, a Republican, is trailing.  —  The bellwether state of Ohio appears to have become hostile terrain for Republicans this year …
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
Which Way to Win?  —  As we head toward Election Day 2006, political analysts are focusing on a few dozen tossup races that will determine whether the Democrats take the House and Senate.  But there's a larger, overarching battle this year between two visions of America …
Brian Ross Reports / The Blotter:
FBI Yet to Find Evidence of Foley-Page Sexual Contact  —  Brian Ross Reports:  —  After interviewing some 40 former congressional pages, FBI agents have yet to turn up any evidence of direct sexual contact between underage pages and former Congressman Mark Foley.
Discussion: PoliPundit.com
Richard Norton-Taylor / Guardian:
Iraq war cost years of progress in Afghanistan - UK brigadier  —  Commander echoes criticism of Blair's foreign policy by head of army  —  The invasion of Iraq prevented British forces from helping to secure Afghanistan much sooner and has left a dangerous vacuum in the country for four years …
Jon Craig / Cincinnati Enquirer:
Governor's race turns ugly  —  Blackwell campaign links Strickland to predators, hints he's gay  —  COLUMBUS - With Republican Ken Blackwell trailing by double digits in almost every poll, Blackwell's campaign Tuesday tried to link his Democratic opponent to child sex predators …
BBC:
Human species 'may split in two'  —  Humanity may split into two sub-species in 100,000 years' time as predicted by HG Wells, an expert has said.  —  Evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry of the London School of Economics expects a genetic upper class and a dim-witted underclass to emerge.
Nissan Ratzlav-Katz / Arutz Sheva:
Reuters Cameraman Remanded for Inciting Rock Attacks  —  On Tuesday, a Reuters cameraman was remanded to prison until trial for his part in rock-throwing attacks on security forces in Bil'in, where the separation fence is a constant target of protesters.  —  The cameraman, Imad Muhammad Intisar Boghnat …
 
 
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