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9:50 AM ET, April 5, 2007


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Dugald McConnell / CNN:
Carter backs Pelosi's trip, despite Bush's rebuke … WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former President Jimmy Carter expressed his support for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, rejecting White House criticism of the visit.  —  "I was glad that she went," Carter said Wednesday.
Discussion: Connecting.the.Dots
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Pelosi's Pratfall  —  Nancy Pelosi's amateurish fumble …
Discussion: Macsmind
Nico / Think Progress:
Washington Post Misleads, Contradicts Own Reporting, To Attack Pelosi
Discussion: Washington Post
Mary Ann Akers / The Sleuth:
Democrats Outraged Over Fox Recess Appointment  —  Senate Democrats are livid over what they view as President Bush's illegal maneuver to bypass the Senate confirmation process and appoint controversial nominee Sam Fox as ambassador to Belgium while Congress is away on recess.
David Stout / New York Times:
Bush Defies Democrats With 3 Appointments  —  President Bush used Congress's Easter break today to defy Democratic lawmakers and appoint three officials who have already drawn heavy criticism on Capitol Hill.  —  The president used recess appointments to install Sam Fox …
Michael Roston / The Raw Story:
Bush recess appoints major Swift Boat Vets donor
Discussion: Prairie Weather
They're free, but Britain has been humiliated  —  Relief at the freeing of the British sailors and Marines in Iran is tempered with dismay at the humiliation to which they and the country they serve have been subjected.  —  The 14 men and one woman are due to return to Britain today …
Ali Akbar Dareini / Associated Press:
British navy crew leaves Iran for London  —  TEHRAN, Iran - Fifteen British sailors and marines held captive for nearly two weeks left Iran early Thursday aboard a commercial flight bound for London, ending a standoff a day after Iran's president announced their surprise release.
Discussion: Gateway Pundit and The Jawa Report
Daily Mail:
Awkward questions amid the euphoria
Discussion: Britain and America
Eli Lake / New York Sun:
U.S. Helped Free Iranian Diplomat
Discussion: Hot Air and Gateway Pundit
Belgium to impose tax on barbequing to fight global warming  —  The government of Belgium's French-speaking region of Wallonia, which has a population of about 4 million, has approved a tax on barbequing, local media reported.  —  Experts said that between 50 and 100 grams of CO2 …
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
EXCLUSIVE: Obama Bests Clinton in Primary Fundraising  —  Newcomer Obama Raises More Primary Cash than Clinton  —  ABC News has learned that the $23.5 million Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., raised for his presidential campaign for use in the primaries is more than that raised by the Democratic frontrunner, Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Early '08 Fund-Raising Has Clear Blue Tint
Discussion: The Swamp
Washington Post:
Gonzales Prepares to Fight for His Job in Testimony  —  Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales has retreated from public view this week in an intensive effort to save his job, spending hours practicing testimony and phoning lawmakers for support in preparation for pivotal appearances in the Senate this month …
Associated Press:
Students peacefully protest Cheney's upcoming appearance at BYU  —  PROVO, Utah (AP) — More than 200 demonstrators held a quiet rally Wednesday at Brigham Young University to protest Vice President Dick Cheney's upcoming commencement speech, while his supporters staged a counter-protest.
Discussion: THIS DIVIDED STATE and TalkLeft
The Huffington Post:
Bryan Young and Steven Greenstreet: Free Speech Closes Early At BYU
Opinion Journal:
Iraq's Real 'Civil War'  —  Sunni tribes battle al Qaeda terrorists in the insurgency's stronghold.  —  ANBAR PROVINCE, Iraq—Last fall, President Bush, citing the violence in Baghdad, said that the U.S. strategy in Iraq was "slowly failing."  At that time, though, more Americans were dying …
Jim Geraghty / New York Sun:
Thompson Bid May Fill a Void for the GOP Base  —  When George Allen fell to Jim Webb in the Virginia Senate race, it opened up a slot in the upcoming Republican presidential primary: the role of the reliable longtime lawmaker who has no serious disagreements with the conservatives who make up the party's base.
Discussion: The Hill and
Francis Fukuyama / DO NOT WRITE HERE …:
The history at the end of history  —  Condoleezza Rice wants to bring democracy to the Middle East.  Ms. Rice, an expert on what is now an obsolete subject, the Soviet Union, believes this can be done the way the United States brought democracy to Chile or Iran or Afghanistan - that is, by violently overthrowing governments.
Discussion: NewsHog and Outside The Beltway
Murray Waas / The Huffington Post:
Favoritism Towards Wolfowitz Girl Friend  —  Employees of the World Bank have been "expressing concern, dismay, and outrage" regarding favoritism shown by the bank and the Bush administration towards the one-time girl friend of World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz, according …
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Lynne Duke / Washington Post:
Stepping Out Of the Shadows
Deborah Sontag / New York Times:
Injured in Iraq, a Soldier Is Shattered at Home
Arnold Tsunga / Washington Post:
Mugabe's Enablers  —  When the heads of state of the Southern …
Discussion: PrairiePundit
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
FOX NEWS: They distort their own April Fool's Poll...
Dan Arnall / ABCNEWS:
'Strong Possibility' Gas Will Rise to $4
 Earlier Items: 
Michael Davis / Chattanooga Times Free Press:
Morphing a conspiracy?  —  'Honor system does not work on the Web'
Matt Stoller / MyDD:
President Pelosi?
The Hill:
UNDER THE DOME  —  HBO promises 'fair' recount movie made by Dem donors
Andrew Mangino / Yale Daily News:
At Law School, Koh is liberal lion
Little Thom / Little Thom's Blog:
The Logic of Over-the-Top Suspicion