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2:35 PM ET, July 10, 2007


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Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
McCain shakes up staff  —  WASHINGTON - John McCain's campaign manager and chief strategist are gone from their leadership roles, according to several officials with knowledge of the staff changes.  —  One official said Terry Nelson resigned as campaign manager for the Republican presidential candidate …
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Top McCain Aides Quit Struggling Campaign  —  Republican presidential candidate John McCain accepted the resignations of two of his top aides today in a stunning shakeup of a campaign that has been roiled by financial and political problems.  —  Campaign manager Terry Nelson …
Discussion: Roger Ailes
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Davis in charge as Nelson fired and Weaver and Salter quit  —  Rick Davis, who managed Sen. John McCain's 2000 presidential campaign but had a more limited role in this contest, will take the helm of the Arizonan's troubled candidacy, according to two McCain sources.
Discussion: CNN Political Ticker
Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
McCain campaign suffers key shake-ups
Discussion: Captain's Quarters and Shakesville
Ana Marie Cox / TIME: Swampland:
McCain's Sad Finale
Discussion: The Newshoggers
The Fix:   Where McCain Stands Now  —  If you need to understand …
The Atlantic Online:
The McCain Decimation: The Inside Story: UPDATED
Discussion: Patrick Ruffini
CNN:   McCain's top political strategists forced out
Shailagh Murray / Washington Post:
Senator's Number on 'Madam' Phone List  —  Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) apologized last night after his telephone number appeared in the phone records of the woman dubbed the "D.C. Madam," making him the first member of Congress to become ensnared in the high-profile case.
Justin Rood Reports / The Blotter:
'Hustler' Call May Have Prompted Vitter Admission  —  Justin Rood Reports:  —  A call from Hustler magazine may have prompted a Louisiana Republican senator to expose his past with an escort service run by the so-called "D.C. Madam," the Blotter on has learned.
Discussion: MoJoBlog
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Sen. David Vitter, a leading Christian social conservative  —  Republican Senator David Vitter of Louisiana was not merely a supporter of last year's proposed constitutional amendment to "protect the sanctity of traditional marriages" by amending our Constitution to ban same-sex marriages …
Susan Page / USA Today:
Anti-war views on Iraq rise to record  —  Poll: Bush approval drops to low of 29%  —  WASHINGTON — Opposition to the Iraq war has reached a record high, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, a development likely to complicate President Bush's efforts to hold together Republican support …
White House touts 'retooled' Iraq mission  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — As President Bush faces GOP pressure to change his war strategy, the White House announced Tuesday that an upcoming progress report will result in "the beginning of a new way" in Iraq.  —  Six months after announcing an increase …
Chris Bowers / Open Left:
Bush Equals Nixon's Highest Disapproval  —  The Roper Center at the University of Connecticut is an excellent archive for poll junkies, featuring polling archives that go back much further than Polling Report (not that polling report isn't great). the coup de grace (I hope I spelled that right) …
The Hill:
Pelosi lines up Iraq votes  —  House Democrats are planning a series of votes this month on Iraq that they hope will ratchet up pressure on the White House and congressional Republicans to change course on the unpopular war or suffer political consequences.  —  Sensing that additional GOP …
John Solomon / Washington Post:
Gonzales Was Told of FBI Violations  —  After Bureau Sent Reports, Attorney General Said He Knew of No Wrongdoing  —  As he sought to renew the USA Patriot Act two years ago, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales assured lawmakers that the FBI had not abused its potent new terrorism-fighting powers.
'SiCKO' Truth Squad Sets CNN Straight  —  DR. SANJAY GUPTA, CNN: "(Moore says) the United States slipped to number 37 in the world's health care systems.  It's true. ...  Moore brings a group of patients, including 9/11 workers, to Cuba and marvels at their free treatment and quality of care.
Isambard Wilkinson / Telegraph:
Chief siege cleric killed as rebel mosque falls  —  The chief cleric of the radical Red Mosque in Islamabad has been killed after Pakistani special forces launched a bloody assault on his compound.  —  The body of Abdul Rashid Ghazi, who earlier had predicted that his "martyrdom was certain" …
Perry Bacon Jr / Washington Post:
For Democrats, Pragmatism On Universal Health Care  —  In a conference call in January, the health-care debate within the Democratic Party played out before former senator John Edwards of North Carolina, who was in search of policy advice for his presidential campaign, and his wife, Elizabeth.
Mike Glover / Associated Press:
Obama challenges rivals on Iraq war
Discussion: TalkLeft
The Hill:
Ex- convicts and addicts may get DoD clearance  —  At the Pentagon's request, Senate defense authorizers tucked deep within a defense bill a repeal of the department's restriction on granting security clearances to ex-convicts, drug addicts and the mentally incompetent.
Mixter / Mixter's Mix:
Blogger challenge - Let's really put the netroots to work!  —  You gotta admit, Cindy Sheehan has got a pair!  —  Cindy Sheehan has threated to run against Nancy Pelosi for Congress as a third party candidate in 2008 unless Pelosi introduces articles of impeachment against Bush by July 23rd.
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