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1:40 PM ET, October 31, 2006

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Captain Ed / Captain's Quarters:
John Kerry Supports The Troops As Special-Education Cases  —  John Kerry has never hidden his contempt for the armed forces very well, not even when he served as an officer in the Navy.  Yesterday the mask slipped a little bit, as John Ziegler at KFI notes on his website, and Allahpundit mirrors at Hot Air.
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Michelle Malkin:
Attention GOP: Spread this video; Attention readers: Help support the troops  —  Feedback continues to pour in this morning: … The Influence Peddler writes: "It's a shame that John Kerry doesn't have the good sense to just shut up."  —  Actually, if he keeps his mouth wide open the next seven days, Nov. 8 will be sweet revenge.
Discussion: Hot Air and NewsBusters.org
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Audio: John Kerry on America's lazy, uneducated military; Update: McCain demands apology  —  People send me these audio clips all the time and I'm never sure whether to run them or not.  Without the audio of the whole speech, I can't tell if the comments were later qualified, retracted, embellished, etc.
Cortney Fielding / Pasadena Star News:
Dem stars rally on campus
Discussion: The Democratic Daily
Associated Press:   Schwarzenegger praises Reagan, as Kerry campaigns for Angelides
Washington Post:
Maliki Orders Lifting of Checkpoints Around Sadr City  —  U.S. Disbands Military Blockade After Prime Minister's Announcement  —  U.S. forces ended a five-day-old military blockade of Baghdad's impoverished Sadr City section Tuesday, meeting a deadline set by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al …
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Los Angeles Times:
RESISTANCE TO DEADLINES FOR IRAQ IS WEAKENING
Sinan Salaheddin / Associated Press:
U.S. obeys order to abandon checkpoints
Discussion: The RBC and Little Green Footballs
CNN:
Iraq prime minister orders opening of checkpoints
Discussion: AMERICAblog
Will / Attytood:
No sex, please: You're 20-somethings  —  As the GOP asked recently, what are the stakes in the Nov. 7 election?  Well, one complaint you hear a lot about the current Republican regime is that they want to regulate what people do in the bedroom.  Sometimes that sounds like political hyberbole …
Discussion: TAPPED
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USA Today:
Abstinence message goes beyond teens  —  The federal government's "no sex without marriage" message isn't just for kids anymore.  —  Now the government is targeting unmarried adults up to age 29 as part of its abstinence-only programs, which include millions of dollars in federal money …
Discussion: Think Progress and All Spin Zone
Ovetta Wiggins / Washington Post:
Black Democrats Cross Party Lines To Back Steele For U.S. Senate  —  George's Politicians Lash Out at State Party  —  A coalition of black Democratic political leaders from Prince George's County led by former county executive Wayne K. Curry endorsed Republican Michael S. Steele's bid for the U.S. Senate yesterday.
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Washington Times:
Black Democrats support Steele
Discussion: The Strata-Sphere
Hugh Hewitt's TownHall Blog:
ABC News' Mark Halperin on The Way To Win.  —  The Hugh Hewitt Show  —  HH: In this election season, a bold new bestseller is on stands everywhere, The Way To Win: Taking The White House In 2008, authored by Mark Halperin, the political director of ABC News, John F. Harris …
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Tristram Shandy:
Mark Halperin: "The Mary Mapes' of the world are ruining it for …
Discussion: TalkLeft
Michael Abramowitz / Washington Post:
Bush Says 'America Loses' Under Democrats  —  White House Talk Heats Up As Polls Show Tight Races  —  President Bush said terrorists will win if Democrats win and impose their policies on Iraq, as he and Vice President Cheney escalated their rhetoric Monday in an effort to turn out Republican voters in next week's midterm elections.
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Audrey Hudson / Washington Times:
Democrats wait in the wings with subpoenas
Discussion: PoliPundit.com
CNN:
Polls: 4 key Senate races tight  —  (CNN) — With a week to go before voters cast their midterm election ballots, four key Senate races remain statistical dead heats, and Republican Sen. Mike DeWine faces uphill sledding in his re-election battle in Ohio, according to new CNN polls released Tuesday.
Kirk Johnson / New York Times:
Democrats Are Seen to Gain in Statehouse Races  —  Candidates for the Iowa Legislature answered questions at a forum in Waterloo last week.  Analysts say local campaigns are getting rougher as control slips toward centralized parties or interest groups.  —  More than 6,000 state legislative seats …
Geoff Earle / New York Post:
RANGEL & VEEP IN ALL-OUT WAR  —  REP. RIPS 'S.O.B.' AFTER TAX ASSAULT  —  Rep. Charles Rangel yesterday blasted Dick Cheney as a "son of a bitch" after the vice president said the Harlem lawmaker would raise taxes and destroy the economy if Democrats take control of the House.
Discussion: The Caucus and The Right Angle
Christopher Hitchens / Slate:
Rushing for the Exit  —  IF WE LEAVE IRAQ, WHAT HAPPENS TO THE SUPPORTERS OF DEMOCRACY?  —  To say that "exit strategies" from Iraq have become the flavor of the month would be to exaggerate the situation to the point of absurdity.  Exit strategies are not even the fall fashion.
Libby Copeland / Washington Post:
Campaign Gone South  —  Florida's Katherine Harris Continues Her Senate Race, Shedding Staff Along the Way  —  Katherine Harris, who is trying to become a U.S. senator, says she is writing a tell-all about the many people who have wronged her.  This includes, but is not necessarily limited to …
Washington Post:
Fights Brew Over House Posts  —  As Democratic Rivals Spar, Some in Party Fear Loss of Unity  —  As Democrats enter the final days of their push to take back control of the House in next week's election, two divisive backroom leadership fights are brewing within the party …
USA Today:
Heavy coverage at midterm favors Democrats, study says  —  The media mix By Peter Johnson  —  Network news coverage has favored Democratic candidates in the midterm election, and the page scandal involving former congressman Mark Foley has been the main story line, drawing almost as much coverage …
Discussion: Media Blog and PoliPundit.com
 
 
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George Monbiot / Guardian:
Drastic action on climate change is needed now - and here's the plan
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White House:
Remarks by the President at Georgia Victory 2006 Rally
President George W. Bush / Fox News:
PRESIDENT BUSH DISCUSSES MIDTERMS; WAR ON TERROR STRATEGY WITH SEAN HANNITY
David Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
In Ohio, Democrats Show a Religious Side to Voters
Discussion: TAPPED and BrothersJudd Blog
Leslie Wayne / New York Times:
Italian Arms Contractor and a Pennsylvania Congressman Share Close Ties
Nicholas Wade / New York Times:
An Evolutionary Theory of Right and Wrong
Joby Warrick / Washington Post:
Suspect and A Setback In Al-Qaeda Anthrax Case
Don Michak / Journal Inquirer:
JI Poll: 4th district race a statistical dead heat
Discussion: Redstate and CQPolitics.com
 Earlier Items: 
Frank Warner / Free Frank Warner:
8th anniversary of Iraq Liberation Act
Discussion: Cold Fury and Murdoc Online
Anne Applebaum / Washington Post:
Supporting Democracy — Or Not  —  With a clutch of new books …
Discussion: CorrenteWire
Fiona MacRae / Daily Mail:
British scientists grow human liver in a laboratory
Mark Niquette / dispatch.com:
Court revives voter-ID measure
Michael Barone / Opinion Journal:
The Six-Year Itch  —  Democrats may take Congress, but will it matter in the long run?
Kristen Mack / Houston Chronicle:
Write-in tightens race in District 22
Discussion: Barone Blog and PoliPundit.com
Wall Street Journal:
Republicans See Edge From Early Voting