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3:38 AM ET, March 24, 2007


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New York Times:
Gonzales Met With Advisers on Ouster Plan  —  Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and senior advisers discussed the plan to remove seven United States attorneys at a meeting last Nov. 27, 10 days before the dismissals were carried out, according to a Justice Department calendar entry disclosed Friday.
Laura Litvan / Bloomberg:
Reid Says Gonzales to Leave Within Month `One Way or the Other'  —  March 23 (Bloomberg) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he doesn't expect Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to survive the uproar over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys and predicted he will be gone in a month, ``one way or the other.''
Discussion: The Raw Story
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:   Gonzales Met With Top Aides On Firings
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
Gonzales: Don't Blame Me, Blame Bush
Discussion: Prairie Weather
White House:
President Bush Discusses Iraq War Emergency Supplemental  —  THE PRESIDENT: Today I'm joined here at the White House by veterans, family members of people serving in combat, family members of those who have sacrificed.  I am honored that they have joined me here today.
Anne Flaherty / Associated Press:
House OKs Timetable for Troops in Iraq  —  WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided House voted Friday to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year, a victory for Democrats in an epic war-powers struggle and Congress' boldest challenge yet to the administration's policy.
House approves 2008 deadline for war pullout  —  Bush calls it 'political theater' and vows to veto bill  —  WASHINGTON - A sharply divided House voted Friday to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year, but the president reiterated his vow to veto the bill …
Discussion: Oliver Willis and Hoffmania!
William Branigin / Washington Post:
House OKs Timetable for Troops in Iraq  —  $124B Emergency Bill Sets Binding Benchmarks for Progress in Iraq  —  The House of Representatives today passed a $124 billion emergency spending bill that sets binding benchmarks for progress in Iraq, establishes tough readiness standards …
Don Surber:
Parliament of fools  —  The headline over the column by Tom Curry …
Discussion: New York Times
Beth Nolan / Washington Post:
Executive Overreach  —  The White House Is Taking Privilege Too Far  —  The Framers of our Constitution envisioned that in the exercise of their authorities, the two political branches would assert their prerogatives against each other.  A process of negotiation and accommodation between the branches is what one would expect.
John W. Dean / FindLaw's Writ:
New Developments in the U.S. Attorney Controversy:  —  Why Bush Refuses to Allow Karl Rove and Harriet Miers to Testify Before Congress, and What Role New White House Counsel Fred Fielding May Play  —  At the outset of this column — which discusses Bush's new White House Counsel …
Paul Mirengoff / News Bloggers Blog:   The president strikes the right balance
Giles Smith / Times of London:
Hostage fears over troops seized by Iran  —  Richard Beeston, Diplomatic Editor, and James Bone in New York  —  Britain's crisis with Iran deepened last night after Tehran justified seizing 15 British servicemen by claiming that they had strayed into Iranian territorial waters "illegally".
Discussion: GINA COBB
Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
THE MYTH OF THE PERMANENT MAJORITY....The Pew survey I linked to yesterday showed some pretty stunning reversals for the Republican Party, and I think it's worth taking a minute to deconstruct what the numbers show.  The party ID catastrophe, in which Republicans have plummeted from a 43-43 tie …
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post: Goofs on Headline  —  Technical Glitch Leads to 51-Second Edwards Error  —  Well, The Washington Post's Web site screwed up the John Edwards story, too.  —  For 51 seconds.  —  And it was an accident, of the cringe-inducing variety.  —  The Democratic presidential candidate …
Kevin Drum / Political Animal:   THE LAB RAT THEORY....I have a theory that the combination of Romenesko …
Real Cities:
Justice's new U.S. attorneys have partisan records  —  WASHINGTON - Under President Bush, the Justice Department has backed tougher state voter identification laws and steered U.S. attorneys toward investigating voter fraud _ policies that critics say have been intended to suppress Democratic votes.
Mary Katharine Ham /
HamNation: Better Living Through Lefty Activism  —  Today, an instructional video on how to love the earth the lefty way.  You know, through high-volume carbon offsets and killing polar bears.  And, what with Gore in town refusing to take any binding Earth-saving pledges, it's a good week for this lesson.
Alexandra Olson / Associated Press:
Iran's President Cancels U.N. Appearance  —  UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has canceled his trip to New York to address the U.N. Security Council before a vote on whether to impose further sanctions against his country for refusing to stop enriching uranium, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday.
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