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9:30 PM ET, February 5, 2007

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Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
Giuliani Files 'Statement of Candidacy'  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor whose popularity soared after his response to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, moved closer to a full-fledged campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday.
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Associated Press:
FORMER NEW YORK CITY MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI FILES CANDIDACY STATEMENT FOR 2008 RACE  —  Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani  —  WASHINGTON — Making the most of his front-runner status, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Monday moved closer to a 2008 campaign for president …
Reuters:
Nader leaves '08 door open, slams Hillary
Kevin Drum / Political Animal:   HILLARY AND RUDY....I'm with Atrios on this: I don't think it's …
Washington Post:
Iraq Debate Grips Senate  —  Democrats Struggle to Bring Resolution on Troop Levels to Vote  —  Senate Democrats, facing a filibuster of a long-awaited debate on President Bush's Iraq policy, were scrambling today to bring a resolution of opposition to the Senate floor.
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David Espo / Associated Press:
Republicans block Senate debate on Iraq
Discussion: Sirotablog
Timothy Ball / Canada Free Press:
Global Warming: The Cold, Hard Facts?  —  Global Warming, as we think we know it, doesn't exist.  And I am not the only one trying to make people open up their eyes and see the truth.  But few listen, despite the fact that I was the first Canadian Ph.D. in Climatology and I have an extensive background …
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Nico / Think Progress:
POLL: Only 13 Percent Of Congressional Republicans Believe In Man-Made Global Warming  —  National Journal has released a new "Congressional Insiders Poll," which surveyed 113 members of Congress — 10 Senate Democrats, 48 House Democrats, 10 Senate Republicans, and 45 House Republicans — about their positions on global warming.
Doug Giles / Townhall.com:
It's Time for Conservatives to Take Comedy Seriously  —  I know I'm not supposed to say this as a conservative and as a Christian, but Steve Colbert, John Stewart, David Letterman, Carlos Mencia, Dave Chappelle and Bill Maher are funny hombres.  Even though I radically and fundamentally disagree …
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Nico / Think Progress:
New Fox Show: Obama Is Not The First 'Clean' African-American Since Oprah 'Does Douche'  —  Fox News is prepping a new late-night talk show called "Red Eye" hosted by Greg Gutfeld, the former editor of UK Maxim (and Huffington Post blogger) who previously led a web-based chat show for FoxNews.com.
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Taking conservative comedy seriously
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Video: Diane Sawyer asks Syrian fascist what's on his iPod  —  From this morning's GMA.  Not quite as flirtatious as Wallace's pattycake session with Ahmadinejad, but at least he sprung a few tough questions about Hezbollah and the Holocaust.  Sawyer's most probing moment was asking …
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ABCNEWS:   Exclusive: Syrian President Says He Can Help Broker Peace If U.S. Will Talk
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Bush Budget Projects A Surplus by 2012  —  The budget that President Bush will submit to Congress today shows the federal deficit falling in each of the next four years and would produce a $61 billion surplus in 2012, administration officials said.  But to get there, Bush is counting …
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Ezra Klein:
BREAKING: The Bush Administration Plans Total Withdrawal
Discussion: Firedoglake
Swopa / Firedoglake:
Libby Live: Libby Grand Jury Testimony, One  —  The grand jury testimony of Lewis Libby begins with him stating his name, followed by this exchange:  —  Fitzgerald: And do you have a nickname?  Libby: Yes, Scooter.  —  F: Can you give us a description of how you got the name Scooter?
Discussion: TalkLeft and JustOneMinute
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Jeffrey Goldberg / New Yorker:
THE LORAX  —  Hillary Rodham Clinton, like many capable politicians, has the ability to arrange her face in such a way as to convey nothing but placidity and benign pity when confronted by a hostile or unpleasant comment.  On occasion, though, when her benevolence or, worse, her honor is questioned …
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Glenn Greenwald / Unclaimed Territory:
Profile of the Neoconservative Warrior
Discussion: TalkLeft and The Reaction
John / AMERICAblog:
Snickers Superbowl Web site promotes violence against gays and lesbians.  Bears & Colts players react in disgust, on camera, to gays.  —  UPDATE: Snickers pulled the Web site containing the homophobic ads and commentary.  Still no word from Snickers about the entire affair.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
Convictions v. conviction: Watada's court-martial begins  —  Opponents, supporters of Army officer face off  —  Inside Fort Lewis, a 4,000-member Stryker Brigade is continuing final training preparations for early deployment to Iraq this spring under President Bush's troop surge.
Thomas E. Ricks / Washington Post:
Officers With PhDs Advising War Effort  —  Gen. David H. Petraeus, the new U.S. commander in Iraq, is assembling a small band of warrior-intellectuals — including a quirky Australian anthropologist, a Princeton economist who is the son of a former U.S. attorney general and a military expert …
Greg Sargent / Horses Mouth:
JOE KLEIN: MCCAIN'S BEEN "ENTIRELY CONSISTENT" ON IRAQ WAR.  —  Joe Klein writes: … Let me be civil about this: With the utmost respect, sir, you're quite mistaken.  McCain has not been "entirely consistent" about the war.  In fact, he's been quite inconsistent in two key areas: First …
 
 
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Atrios / Eschaton:
Happy Colin Powell Day
Peter Nicholas / Los Angeles Times:
Off the cuff, gov. gets in some jabs
Associated Press:
Top Japanese official defends foreign minister's remark on Washington's Iraq policy
Francis X. Quinn / Associated Press:
Not set yet, but Allen versus Collins stirs ambitions of others
Rasmussen Reports:
Poll: 57% Say War With Iran Likely
John Fund / Opinion Journal:
Somewhere, Milton Is Smiling
USA Today:
Can we take much more good news?
Discussion: FishBowlDC and CBS News
 Earlier Items: 
Peter Spiegel / Los Angeles Times:
Tank-size defense request
Michael J. Totten:
The Beirut Branch of the Mossad
Discussion: Jules Crittenden
Mark Leibovich / New York Times:
A Presidential Also-Ran, Kerry Adjusts to What Passes for a Normal …
Carol D. Leonnig / Washington Post:
The Big Uneasy  —  Insiders, Media Mingle Awkwardly at Libby Trial
Janet Daley / Telegraph:
This Government won't let you take action against criminals
Los Angeles Times:
Congress must stop an attack on Iran
Ynetnews:
Iran: Giant achievements coming soon