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4:00 PM ET, April 24, 2007

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Associated Press:
Lawmakers to open Tillman-Lynch hearing  —  WASHINGTON - As the Army probed Pat Tillman's death, investigators implored the CIA and Pentagon last year to scour their databanks for aerial video of the friendly fire incident, footage they believed might have been captured as a Predator drone flew over the scene.
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Jesse Lee / The Gavel:
Oversight Committee Hearing on Tillman, Lynch Incidents  —  The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is currently holding a hearing entitled "Misleading Information from the Battlefield."  The hearing will focus on the death of Army Ranger Specialist Patrick Tillman in Afghanistan …
Discussion: TIME: Swampland
John Holusha / New York Times:
Pentagon Challenged on Lynch and Tillman
Discussion: Catallarchy and Brian Beutler
Washington Post:
Negotiators Agree on War-Funding Package  —  House-Senate Bill, Which Sets Timetable for Troop Withdrawal, Likely to Face Veto  —  House and Senate negotiators reached agreement yesterday on war-funding legislation that would begin bringing U.S. troops home from Iraq as early as July …
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Greg Sargent / Horses Mouth:
Check out this snippet of an interview Tom DeLay did with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:  —  You can watch the full interview here at the Tribune-Review's Web site.  Here's a fuller transcript: … I'm highlighting this for a reason.  Has anybody else noticed that every day brings palpably …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Andrew Conte / PittsburghLIVE.com:
DeLay says top Dems close to treason
Discussion: First Read and Macsmind
Matt / Think Progress:
Tom DeLay: Reid And Pelosi Are 'Very, Very Close To Treason'
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Video: Reid vows not to believe Petraeus if he reports progress in Iraq  —  He's willing to compromise.  Unlike some Democrats, he'll hear Petraeus out; he'll just simply refuse to believe anything he says that doesn't fit the left's narrative.  If that "reasoning" sounds familiar …
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New York Post:
REID'S BLOODY HANDS  —  Fresh from his declaration that "this war [in Iraq] is lost," Senate Demo cratic leader Harry Reid is moving quickly to hasten America's unilateral surrender.  —  And to cast the Middle East into murderous chaos.  —  Reid yesterday promised that the Democratic-controlled Congress …
Discussion: Riehl World View
Tom Hamburger / Los Angeles Times:
Low-key office launches high-profile inquiry  —  The Office of Special Counsel will investigate U.S. attorney firings and other political activities led by Karl Rove.  —  WASHINGTON — Most of the time, an obscure federal investigative unit known as the Office of Special Counsel confines itself …
Zogby:
Zogby: McCain Leads in South Carolina; Giuliani Close Behind  —  Fred Thompson edges Romney for third spot in Republican race  —  Arizona Sen. John McCain has finally found a place where he holds a lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination - South Carolina.
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:   McCain Campaign Replaces Finance Director
Rusty / The Jawa Report:
Jawa Celebration: Abu Izzadeen & 5 Others Arrested in Terror Ring *Sticky*  —  UPDATE EXCLUSIVE: An Islamist forum connected with Omar Bakri Mohammed, and previously exposed here at The Jawa Report, has listed the names of the six terror suspects arrested today.
Discussion: Hot Air, Hyscience and Pajamas Media
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my.barackobama.com:
Remarks of Senator Barack Obama to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs  —  Good morning.  We all know that these are not the best of times for America's reputation in the world.  We know what the war in Iraq has cost us in lives and treasure, in influence and respect.
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Re-Branding of America
Discussion: MyDD, Cadillac Tight and Harry's Place
Erin P. Billings / Roll Call Newspaper Online:
Senate Democrats Look to Hold 'No Confidence' Vote on Gonzales  —  With Attorney General Alberto Gonzales vowing to remain in his job and President Bush standing by him, Senate Democratic leaders are seriously considering bringing a resolution to the floor expressing no confidence in Gonzales, according to a senior leadership source.
John Tierney / New York Times:
At Trial, Pain Has a Witness  —  ALEXANDRIA, Va. —William E. Hurwitz, the prominent doctor on trial here for drug trafficking, spent more than two days on the witness stand last week telling a jury why he had prescribed painkillers to patients who turned out to be drug dealers and addicts.
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Sheryl Crow's War Against Toilet Paper (UPDATED)  —  Singer Sheryl Crow is on a roll.  —  Or trying to get everyone off one.  —  Her latest battle is a war against the use of toilet paper: … Some thoughts:  — It is a unique idea of a way to wipe away one environmental useage problem.
Associated Press:
Plunge in Existing-Home Sales Is Steepest Since '89  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of existing homes plunged in March by the largest amount in nearly two decades, reflecting bad weather and increasing problems in the subprime mortgage market, a real estate trade group reported today.
Michelle / Hot Air:
Hot Air turns one  —  Happy Birthday to us!  And thanks to all of you for making the first year of Hot Air a phenomenal success.  Here's the very first post that appeared on our blog-posted at 4:15am after bleary-eyed preparations and an intense team effort to launch the site.
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
Gingrich hires pollster  —  Newt Gingrich has hired a pollster and a fundraiser, but not for a presidential campaign - at least not yet.  —  Gingrich, the former speaker of the House and leader of the 1994 Republican revolution, has not discouraged speculation he'll add his name to the list …
 
 
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Nico / Think Progress:
Rep. Rohrabacher: 'I Hope It's Your Families That Suffer' From A Terrorist Attack
Discussion: Shakesville
Associated Press:
Nine 82nd Airborne soldiers killed
World Public Opinion:
Muslims Believe US Seeks to Undermine Islam
George Monbiot / Guardian:
The best way to give the poor a real voice is through a world parliament
Discussion: The Corner and Tim Worstall
Bret Stephens / Opinion Journal:
A Tale of Two Scandals  —  "Full confidence" for an EU official despite …
Fred Thompson / Redstate:
My Retort on Torts  —  "Adhering to the principles of Federalism is not easy.
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Minimum-Wage Accord Produces Protests
City Journal:
The Big White Lie
 Earlier Items: 
USA Today:
Al-Maliki support eroding in Iraq
Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:
U.S. Command Shortens Life of 'Long War' as a Reference
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Heretik
Alexei Barrionuevo / New York Times:
Bees Vanish, and Scientists Race for Reasons
IAN / Hot Air:
Video: O'Reilly names those who recycle Media Matters' garbage
Richard Cohen / Washington Post:
Why Boycott Israel?  —  In Iran, the government overturned …
Discussion: Betsy's Page
Raymond Hernandez / New York Times:
Obama's Rise Strains Loyalty on Clinton Turf
MSNBC:
Suicide blast kills 9 U.S. soldiers