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4:35 AM ET, January 25, 2007


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Rick Klein / Boston Globe:
Kerry won't run for president in '08  —  WASHINGTON —Senator John F. Kerry plans to announce today that he will not run in the 2008 presidential race, and will instead remain in Congress and seek reelection to his Senate seat next year, according to senior Democratic officials.
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Kerry Bows Out of 2008 Race  —  Senator John Kerry, the Massachusetts Democrat who narrowly lost the presidency to George Bush in 2004, stepped away today from what he had described as an almost all-but-certain second bid for the White House, bowing to a Democratic Party that was clearly unreceptive …
David Espo / Associated Press:
Kerry bows out of '08 presidential race  —  WASHINGTON - Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, the Democrats' losing presidential candidate in 2004, said Wednesday that he won't run for the White House again in 2008.  —  "I've concluded this isn't the time for me to mount a presidential campaign," Kerry said.
Source: Kerry decides against 2008 presidential run … WASHINGTON (CNN) — Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, won't make a second bid for the White House, sources familiar with Kerry's thinking said Wednesday.  —  A source close to Kerry …
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Kerry Rules Out 2008 Run for President
Discussion: The Caucus and TPMCafe blogs
Joe Klein / Swampland:
Two Vets Passing in the Night
Discussion: Whiskey Fire
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
Transcript: CNN Interview with Cheney  —  We've just received the transcript for Vice President Cheney's interview with Wolf Blitzer this morning.  It's posted in full below the fold.  —  Q And joining us now, the Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney.  Mr. Vice President, thanks very much for doing this.
SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
Cheney Spars with Blitzer Over Criticism of Iraq, Mary's Pregnancy  —  During an exclusive interview with Wolf Blitzer on The Situation Room, an especially brash Vice President Cheney called criticism of his administration's handling of Iraq "hogwash" and questions about his daughter Mary's pregnancy …
Drudge Report:
CHENEY CALLS BLITZER QUESTION ON DAUGHTER'S PREGNANCY 'OUT OF LINE'  —  In an interview taped to air for today's 'Situation Room' on CNN, Vice President Cheney responded sharply to anchor Woilf Blitzer's line of questioning regarding the pregancy of Cheney's lesbian daughter:
Peter Baker / Washington Post:
Defending Iraq War, Defiant Cheney Cites 'Enormous Successes'
Huffington Post:
CRITICISM OF ME IS "HOGWASH"...  Vice President Dick Cheney …
Discussion: Attytood
David Stout / New York Times:
Minimum Wage Bill Suffers Setback in Senate  —  WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 — Prospects for an increase in the minimum wage suffered a setback today in the Senate, where a move fell short, at least for now, to raise the minimum by $2.10 an hour without tax breaks for small businesses
Discussion: Shakespeare's Sister
Jim Kuhnhenn / Associated Press:
Tax break talks slow minimum wage hike
Discussion: AMERICAblog
Jonathan Zasloff / The RBC:   Senator, Call Your Office
Washington Post:
Senate Panel Votes Against Bush on Iraq  —  The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today passed a nonbinding resolution opposing a troop surge in Iraq, rebuffing the key element of President Bush's new strategy to end the 46-month-old war, which has claimed the lives of more than 3,000 U.S. service members.
Hugh Hewitt / Hugh Hewitt's TownHall Blog:
Take The Pledge  —  Take the pledge.  This is the temporary site.  The full-service site will be up soon.  —  If you are a blogger who has taken the pledge and linked to the site, please send me a note so I can add your support here.  —  I interviewed Tony Snow at the top of the program today …
Nico / Think Progress:
Fox's Gibson: CNN Reporter Who Debunked Obama Smear Probably Went To The Same Madrassa  —  Last week, Fox News highlighted a right-wing report alleging that Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) attended an Islamic "madrassa" school as a 6-year-old child.  In a memo released today, Obama's office specifically called …
China's Hu vows to "purify" Internet  —  BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Communist Party chief Hu Jintao has vowed to "purify" the Internet, state media reported on Wednesday, describing a top-level meeting that discussed ways to master the country's sprawling, unruly online population.
Discussion: The Belmont Club
They all suck.  Let's just admit it.  Every one of the thus far announced Republican candidates for President sucks.  From the lecherous adulterer to the egomaniacal nut job to the flip-flopping opportunist with the perfect hair to the guy who hates brown people to the guy we've never heard …
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CNN defends host's use of the word "faggot" …
Ben Smith / The Politico:
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Marcus Baram / ABCNEWS:
State of Disunion: Republicans Beat Up on Bush After Speech
Greg Tinti / The Political Pit Bull:
Is There an Iran-Iraq Arms Link?
USA Today:
Media outlets battle it out over free-speech rights
David Corn:
Libby Trial Continues with Memory Attacks
Discussion: The Nation and Firedoglake
Anne Gearan / Houston Chronicle:
Rice: U.S. to pledge $770M to Lebanon
 Earlier Items: 
Nifong Faces More Serious Ethics Charges
PJM / Pajamas Media:
Operation Baghdad — A Special Report from the Streets of the City
Discussion: Don Surber
Steven Mufson / Washington Post:
Critics See Too Little Significant Change
Poll: Viewers have positive reaction to Bush speech
Bill Roggio / The Fourth Rail:
Inside the MTTs in Anbar
Discussion: The Belmont Club and BLACKFIVE
Qassim Abdul-Zahra / Associated Press:
4 Americans in Iraq crash shot in head
Rick Perlstein / Salon:
Why Democrats can stop the war
Michael J. Gerson / Newsweek:
Exceeding Expectations  —  Bush's former speechwriter …
Discussion: The Reaction, TIME and The RBC