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9:50 AM ET, June 20, 2007

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New York Times:
Bloomberg Severs G.O.P. Ties, Fueling Talk of '08 Bid  —  Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Tuesday that he was dropping his Republican affiliation, a step that could clear the way for him to make an independent bid for the presidency.  —  The announcement was released during …
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Ben Smith / The Politico:
Billion-dollar elephant inches toward run  —  New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed Monday that he has ended his marriage of convenience with the Republican Party, thrusting himself firmly onto the national stage as a potential independent candidate for president - a billion-dollar elephant in the room of presidential politics.
Discussion: Townhall.com, TIME and Vox Popoli
Sewell Chan / City Room:
Bloomberg Leaving Republican Party  —  Michael R. Bloomberg, a longtime Democrat who switched to the Republican Party to run for mayor of New York City in 2001, announced this evening that he is changing his party status and registering as an independent.  —  Mr. Bloomberg maintained that …
Carla Marinucci / SFGate:
Bloomberg-Schwarzenegger in '08?  —  Potential running mates surround L …
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Bloomberg Quits G.O.P., Stirring Talk About '08 Race
Jonathan Singer / MyDD:   The Potential Ramifications of a Bloomberg Run
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
The new Hillary Clinton video is a take on the last scene of "The Sopranos."  —  It's clever, the way the video uses the jukebox business from the last "Sopranos" episode to remind us of Hillary's theme song contest.  In case you care, I'll just tell you that the winner is "You and I," …
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Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Hillary Clinton Spoofs The Last Scene Of The Sopranos  —  This Hillary Clinton video spoofing the last scene of The Sopranos is a masterful use of American culture.  Can you spot the real cast member from The Sopranos?  —  http://www.youtube.com/watch?  v=9BEPcJlz2wE
Discussion: The Democratic Daily
Alex Spillius / Telegraph:
Two for the price of one, if Hillary wins  —  If Americans elect Hillary Clinton as president next year they will also be re-electing her husband Bill, according to the author of a new biography of the former First Lady.  —  Carl Bernstein, one of the reporters who broke the Watergate scandal …
Crystal Patterson / HillaryClinton.com:
And the Winner Is.....  I LOVE this "Sopranos" spoof video!!!!
Discussion: Dean's World
Guardian:
China overtakes US as world's biggest CO2 emitter  —  China has overtaken the United States as the world's biggest producer of carbon dioxide, the chief greenhouse gas, figures released today show.  —  The surprising announcement will increase anxiety about China's growing role in driving man …
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Roger Harrabin / BBC:
China building more power plants
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Ladies and Gentlemen, Digby  —  From the Take Back America conference — Joe Wilson, Digby, Rick Perlstein.  —  No Trackbacks to "Ladies and Gentlemen, Digby"  —  dakine01 says: … SeamusD says: … Joe Klein's conscience says: … Jane Hamsher says:
Discussion: The American Street and NO QUARTER
Michael D. Evans / Jerusalem Post:
Father of the Iranian revolution  —  We just don't get it.  The Left in America is screaming to high heaven that the mess we are in in Iraq and the war on terrorism has been caused by the right-wing and that George W. Bush, the so-called "dim-witted cowboy," has created the entire mess.
Discussion: Power Line
Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:
U.S. Seeks to Block Exits for Iraq Insurgents  —  In more than four years in Iraq, American forces have been confounded by insurgents who have often slipped away only to fight another day.  The war in Iraq has been likened to the arcade game of whack-a-mole, where as soon as you knock down one mole another pops up.
Yaakov Katz / Jerusalem Post:
Court: Israel must aid Gazans at Erez  —  The High Court of Justice instructed the State Attorney's Office on Tuesday night that "everything Israel can do to save human life must be done today," following a petition submitted by "Doctors for Human Rights" and "Gisha" that Erez Crossing …
John Steele Gordon / Opinion Journal:
Racial Role Reversal  —  What the Scottsboro Boys and the Duke lacrosse players have in common.  —  Imagine this: In a Southern town, a woman accuses several men of rape.  Despite the woman's limited credibility and ever-shifting story, the community and its legal establishment immediately decide the men are guilty.
Discussion: Brendan Nyhan
David Millward / Telegraph:
Passport checks threaten chaos at airports  —  Holidaymakers were warned yesterday to expect summer holiday travel chaos as the first signs emerged that the Government's new border controls are causing significant delays at airports.  —  The introduction of sophisticated scanning machinery …
Editor and Publisher:
GALLUP: 7 in 10 Americans Say Economy Is 'Getting Worse'  —  NEW YORK A new Gallup Poll will only reinforce those who claim that while the rich get richer most Americans don't feel they are sharing in the growth in our economy.  The stock market may be climbing and the unemployment remains relatively low …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Dan Sabbagh / Times of London:
News Corp explores swap of MySpace site for Yahoo! stake  —  News Corporation has discussed swapping MySpace, its internet social networking unit, with Yahoo! in return for a 30 per cent stake in the enlarged group.  —  The discussions remain tentative and could collapse after the departure …
Discussion: BuzzMachine
 
 
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Discussion: Hot Air and National Review
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Heritage Foundation:
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Eli Lake / New York Sun:
Bush Weighs Reaching Out To 'Brothers'
Stephen Labaton / New York Times:
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Bob Cesca / The Huffington Post:
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Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
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Nicole Gaouette / Los Angeles Times:
House Republicans introduce their own immigration bill