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3:55 PM ET, February 8, 2007


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John Edwards '08 Blog:
Statement on Campaign Bloggers  —  The tone and the sentiment of some of Amanda Marcotte's and Melissa McEwan's posts personally offended me.  It's not how I talk to people, and it's not how I expect the people who work for me to talk to people.  Everyone is entitled to their opinion …
Nedra Pickler / Associated Press:
Edwards' Bloggers Regret Critical Posts  —  WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said Thursday he was personally offended by the provocative messages two of his campaign bloggers wrote criticizing the Catholic church, but he's not firing them.
John Edwards '08 Blog:
About My Personal Blog  —  My writings on my personal blog Pandagon on the issue of religion are generally satirical in nature and always intended strictly as a criticism of public policies and politics.  My intention is never to offend anyone for his or her personal beliefs …
Discussion: Don Surber
Matt Browner Hamlin / The Huffington Post:
End of The Standoff and Pointing Our Guns At The Right  —  We all know the scene from the end of Reservoir Dogs.  The main chararcters are holed up in a dingy warehouse, half-dead with guns pointed at each other.  Each man is set to do fatal violence to the other and as the scene develops …
Edward Epstein / San Francisco Chronicle:
GOP makes much ado about the size of Pelosi's plane  —  The House speaker has had the use of a government jet since the Sept. 11 attacks  —  (02-08) 04:00 PST Washington — The way Speaker Nancy Pelosi will travel home to San Francisco and on official business is the latest tempest to hit the House of Representatives.
Discussion: Outside The Beltway and ABCNEWS
Pelosi: I'll fly commercial  —  Speaker says politics behind whispers she wants a bigger plane  —  WASHINGTON - Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hinted her opposition to the war in Iraq is behind the storm over her desire to fly non-stop from Washington to her home in San Francisco.
Michael Roston / The Raw Story:
Pelosi calls for 'mandatory action' to control greenhouse gases …
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Matt Apuzzo / Associated Press:
Russert on the Hot Seat in Libby Trial  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — NBC's Tim Russert got the sort of "Meet the Press" interrogation he usually gives to his guests as attorneys Thursday flashed excerpts of his previous statements on a video monitor and asked him to explain inconsistencies.
Dr. Rusty Shackleford / The Jawa Report:
Al Qaeda in Iraq Crumbling: al Masri on the run  —  Coalition forces in Iraq have delivered a series of stunning blows to al Qaeda in Iraq in the last 48 hours.  —  A key aide to Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the man who replaced Abu Musab al Zarqawi as the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, has been south of Baghdad.
Multi-National Force:
Suspected senior IED cell leader detained, terrorist safehouse …
Discussion: Mudville Gazette
Nibras Kazimi / New York Sun:   Blackout of the Press  —  Abu Omar al-Baghdadi made his grand …
Kate Zernike / New York Times:
Allied With Democrats, Lieberman Easily Aligns With Republicans  —  It came as little surprise that when Senate Republicans blocked debate Monday on a resolution that would have opposed President Bush's plan to increase troop levels in Iraq, Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, erstwhile Democrat, sided with them.
Discussion: DownWithTyranny! and Sirotablog
Shailagh Murray / Washington Post:
7 GOP Senators Back War Debate
Casey Ross / Boston Herald:
Mitt changes tax-cut tune  —  After refusing to endorse President Bush's tax cuts when he was governor, Mitt Romney has now made them a central part of his presidential campaign, stirring accusations that he is changing his position to appeal to GOP primary voters.
Discussion: and Donklephant
Daniel Woolls / Associated Press:
Gore: Nations Must Take Lead in Warming  —  MADRID, Spain (AP) — Emerging economies such as China are justified in holding back on fighting greenhouse gas emissions until richer polluters like the United States do more to solve the problem, former Vice President Al Gore said Wednesday.
Ryan Grim / The Politico:
Bush Wants Funding Jump for Anti-Drug Ads Rated as Useless  —  President Bush has proposed a significant jump in funding for an anti-drug advertising campaign that government-funded research shows is at best useless and at worst has increased drug use among some teens.
Matthew Yglesias:
Jonah Goldberg Day!  —  Two years ago today, Jonah Goldberg threw down the following challenge to Juan Cole: … Since Goldberg enjoys throwing a little smear-job in with his punditry, he also offered this: … Got it.  So we have a prediction, along with the insinuation that Professor Cole …
Daniel Henninger / Opinion Journal:
The Snake Eater  —  Give our troops the tools our cops have.  —  Problem: If a cop in Anytown, USA, pulls over a suspect, he checks the person's ID remotely from the squad car.  He's linked to databases filled with Who's Who in the world of crime, killing and mayhem.  In Iraq, there is nothing like that.
Discussion: The Belmont Club
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Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
Silly Season Arrive Six Months Early....Is It Global Warming?
Gilbert Cranberg /
Cranberg wants a serious probe of why the press failed in its pre-war reporting
Discussion: David Corn and Day of Shame
Kim Murphy / Los Angeles Times:
Dissent grows in Iran
Democracy in America:
Baseless claims  —  ANDREW SULLIVAN cites the conventional wisdom …
Susan Crabtree / The Hill:
Rep. Miller defends self to colleagues
Discussion: The Stakeholder
Kevin Dale /
Negron rules out run for Congress in '08
Hillary Clinton should ditch the trousers: Versace
Elana Schor / The Hill:
Gates riles Budget panel
 Earlier Items: 
Roger Simon / The Politico:
Obama Off and Running
Discussion: Washington Post and First Read
Sidney Blumenthal / Salon:
The Pentagon's not-so-little secret
James Taranto / Opinion Journal:
Reckless Caution  —  Edwards vs. Clinton: Indecision 2008.
Jim Lindgren / The Volokh Conspiracy:
Washington Post:
Veterans Group Speaks Out on War
Discussion: AMERICAblog
New York Times:
Mormon Candidate Braces for Religion as Issue