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4:05 PM ET, April 11, 2007

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What You Need To Know  —  [Editorial Note: Thompson will be on Neal Cavuto's show at 4pm and with Sean Hannity at 4:30pm today to discuss this news.  Given the morning outage, we're going to keep this up top for a while.  Please scroll down for newer content.]
Discussion: IMAO
Bill Frist, M.D. / Senator Bill Frist:   Fred Thompson Update
Nedra Pickler / Associated Press:
Fred Thompson Says He Has Cancer
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Fred Has Manageable Cancer (Update: Fred's Showing His Hand)
Discussion: Wizbang
Washington Post:
3 Generals Spurn the Position of War 'Czar'  —  Bush Seeks Overseer For Iraq, Afghanistan  —  The White House wants to appoint a high-powered czar to oversee the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with authority to issue directions to the Pentagon, the State Department and other agencies …
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Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
OUT OF GAS....The Washington Post reports that the White House is casting about for a "high-powered czar" who would have authority over both military and civilian operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Only problem is, no one wants the job: … Sheesh.  Even Keane doesn't want the job …
Fouad Ajami / Opinion Journal:
Iraq in the Balance  —  In Washington, panic.  In Baghdad, cautious optimism.  —  BAGHDAD—For 35 years the sun did not shine here," said a man on the grounds of the great Shia shrine of al-Kadhimiyyah, on the outskirts of Baghdad.  I had come to the shrine at night, in the company of the Shia politician Ahmed Chalabi.
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Cernig / NewsHog:
Evolving EFP Hype
Discussion: The Impolitic and CJR Daily
Atrios / Eschaton:
Black People  —  This morning on CNN Howard Kurtz pulled the "what about the rappers! that's where the word ho comes from!" stunt.  What this has to do with Don Imus calling the Rutgers Women's Basketball team whores for no apparent reason other than the crime of being mostly black I do not know.
Discussion: ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES
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Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
HOS AND BITCHES....Now that Don Imus has been universally condemned for calling the Rutgers women's basketball team "nappy-headed hos," the conversation is moving on, as conversations do, to broader questions.  In the LA Times today, civil rights attorney Constance Rice joins in the condemnation …
Associated Press:
A.G.'s Statement Dropping Duke Rape Case  —  Statement from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper on the Duke University lacrosse rape case.  —  Good afternoon, everyone.  —  On Jan. 13 of this year, I accepted the request of the Durham district attorney to take over three Durham cases.
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Aaron Beard / Associated Press:
Decision in Duke rape case awaited
Discussion: Michelle Malkin and TalkLeft
Martin Stolz / New York Times:
Rare Protests at Brigham Young Over a Planned Cheney Appearance  —  The invitation extended to Vice President Dick Cheney to be the commencement speaker at Brigham Young University has set off a rare, continuing protest at the Mormon university, one of the nation's most conservative.
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Pariah  —  The Bush administration doesn't quite realize it yet …
Discussion: The RBC
Carla Marinucci / San Francisco Chronicle:
Pelosi is open to Iran trip  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Tom Lantos, D-San Mateo, just back from a trip to Syria that brought sharp criticism from Republicans and the Bush administration, suggested Tuesday that the two may be interested in taking another diplomatic trip — to open a dialogue with Iran.
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Phillip Rawls / Associated Press:
Republican candidate off the mark on cost of milk, bread  —  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani hasn't done a lot of grocery shopping lately — at least based on his answers about the cost of milk and bread.  —  Campaigning in Alabama on Tuesday …
This Is London:
I'M SORRY FOR SELLING MY STORY, SAYS IRAN HOSTAGE MR BEAN  —  Servicemen have rounded on the sailors who sold their stories of being held captive by Iran.  —  A series of messages on forces' websites ridiculed Arthur Batchelor and Faye Turney, who cashed in after being held prisoner for 13 days.
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
A Word of Advice During a Housing Slump: Rent  —  A promotional spot for the National Association of Realtors came on the radio the other day.  The spot, introduced as something called "Newsmakers," was supposed to sound like a news report, with the association's president offering real estate advice.
 
 
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This is one vote Edwards never had
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Group Now Smearing Pelosi Was Led By Swift Boat Funder Sam Fox
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Punk rocker caught in soap opera
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Reuters:
Al Qaeda claims deadly Algiers bombings
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Poll: Doubts About McCain's View Of Iraq
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Two Historic Choices.  —  On September 1, 1939, the Second World War broke out.
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Political Candidates Have Invaded the Web And Tamed the Blogs
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Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Iacocca: 'Some of us are sick and tired of people who call free speech treason'
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Birds Do It. Bees Do It. People Seek the Keys to It.
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Most say Gonzales should quit over fired prosecutors
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Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
Dean Fails to Reach Evangelicals
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
'Katie's Notebook' Item Cribbed From W.S. Journal
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Diabetics cured by stem-cell treatment