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1:50 PM ET, July 31, 2007

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Anchorage Daily News:
Warrant served at Ted Stevens' Girdwood home  —  FBI, IRS examine residence; remodeling job under scrutiny  —  Federal law enforcement agents raided U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' Alaska home in Girdwood on Monday, hauling off undisclosed items from inside and taking extensive pictures and video.
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Dan Eggen Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Alaska Senator's Home Is Raided  —  Stevens Scrutinized In a Wide Inquiry Into Corruption in the State  —  Agents from the FBI and the Internal Revenue Service raided the Alaska home of Sen. Ted Stevens (R) yesterday as part of a broad federal investigation of political corruption in the state …
Ruth Marcus / Washington Post:
Short of Perjury  —  I find myself in an unaccustomed and unexpected position: defending Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.  —  Gonzales fans, if there are Gonzales fans left, except for the only fan who counts: Don't take any comfort from my assessment.  —  In his Senate testimony last week …
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CNN:   Committee wants details of NSA data-mining
Gallup Poll:
Public Confidence in Presidential Hopefuls on Key 2008 Election Issues  —  No candidate has a clear edge on Iraq  —  PRINCETON, NJ — A new Gallup Panel survey finds each of the five best-known 2008 presidential candidates scoring similarly in ratings of public confidence in their ability …
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New York Magazine:
Giuliani Backs Hillary — and He Matches  —  The Giulianis at the benefit Saturday.Photo: Getty Images  —  Rudy Giuliani is supporting Hillary Clinton — at least in her mini-feud with Barack Obama over whether the two Democratic presidential candidates would meet with the leaders of hostile foreign countries.
CNBC.com:
CNBC's Faber: News Corp. to Succeed In Buying Dow Jones  —  Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. will succeed in its months-long effort to acquire Dow Jones, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, CNBC's David Faber reported.  —  A definitive agreement is expected as early as tonight, Faber said, citing people familiar with the situation.
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Matt / Think Progress:
Cheney Says He Is A 'Unique Creature,' Refuses To Say He Is Part Of Executive Branch  —  In June, House investigators revealed that Vice President Dick Cheney had exempted his office from an executive order order designed to safeguard classified national security information by claiming …
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Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Dick 'Fourth Branch' Cheney strikes again
Guardian:
British army ends Ulster operation  —  Matthew Weaver and agencies  —  The British army's longest continuous military operation comes to an end at midnight tonight when responsibility for security in Northern Ireland passes to the police.  —  Operation Banner lasted 38 years …
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Shaun Mullen / The Moderate Voice:
Northern Ireland: End of an Error
Discussion: Maggie's Farm
Michael Yon:
Bread and a Circus, Part I of II  —  [Note: Before we begin, a huge congratulations to Iraq for winning the Asian Cup in soccer.  As an American, I felt a sense of jubilation when Iraq took the title.  I have temporarily left Iraq, for my only "break" this year, and am in Singapore.
Discussion: Townhall.com and PrairiePundit
John Tierney / New York Times:
The Whys of Mating: 237 Reasons and Counting  —  Scholars in antiquity began counting the ways that humans have sex, but they weren't so diligent in cataloging the reasons humans wanted to get into all those positions.  Darwin and his successors offered a few explanations of mating strategies …
hughhewitt.townhall.com:
New York Times Pulitzer Prize winner John Burns on Iraq, Iran and how the surge is working.  —  The Hugh Hewitt Show  —  HH: Pleased to welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show John Burns of the New York Times.  Mr. Burns, welcome, it's been about six months since we spoke, and I gather you're in Baghdad today?
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Hillary on needle exchange: "As much spine as we possibly can"  —  There are few differences between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on details of domestic policy, but previously unreported exchanges at recent New York meetings revealed one.  Obama favors federal funding …
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog:
BREAKING... Home Depot dumps O'Reilly: "We will not... advertise on the Bill O'Reilly show"  —  Home Depot seems to have had a change of heart.  They're now unequivocally telling their customers that they will not advertise on Bill O'Reilly's show.  Oddly, however, they're now also claiming …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Taylor Marsh
Manu Raju / The Hill:
Lieberman escalates attack on Iraq critics  —  Ever since Connecticut Democrats refused to back him for a fourth term in Congress, Joe Lieberman has been burnishing his independent credentials in the narrowly divided Senate while becoming increasingly critical of the Democratic Party on the war in Iraq.
Associated Press:
House overwhelmingly passes ethics bill  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to require lawmakers to disclose more details of their bids to fund pet projects and their fundraising help from lobbyists, a package that some groups call the most significant congressional reforms in years.
Discussion: Daily Kos and Shakespeare's Sister
Tom Bevan / TIME: Real Clear Politics:
New Polls: IA, NH, SC  —  ARG is out with a new round of '08 polls in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.  All surveys were conducted July 26-30.  Headlines on the Democratic side: Obama has moved into a tie with Clinton in New Hampshire and surged ahead of her in South Carolina, while Richardson is up and Edwards is down in Iowa.
Discussion: The Corner, Open Left, MyDD and Pollster.com
Teddy Davis / ABCNEWS:
Thompson Disputes Taking 'Fair Tax' Pledge  —  Proposal Would Replace Current Tax System With 23 Percent Sales Tax  —  Former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., tells ABC News through a spokesperson that FairTax.org is wrong in claiming that the all-but-declared Republican presidential candidate …
 
 
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The Corner:
When I'm 64  —  "Happy Birthday" wishes to Bill Bennett …
Nicholas Wapshott / New York Sun:
Brown Disappoints Critics of Iraq War
Discussion: TigerHawk
Richard Cohen / Washington Post:
Thompson on Horseback  —  It's a shame that Fred Thompson …
Discussion: MSNBC and SayUncle
Rusty / The Jawa Report:
Funny Video: Taliban Graduation Ceremony in English
Discussion: Jules Crittenden
Daphne Retter / The Hill:
UNDER THE DOME
Discussion: Think Progress
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
A new low of mindlessness for our media
Sean O'Neill / Times of London:
Guantanamo cell is better than freedom, says inmate fighting against release
Gary Kamiya / Salon:
War, chaos and Bush's faith
 Earlier Items: 
Susan Crabtree / The Hill:
Hearing with DNI chief canceled amid FISA furor
Discussion: ACLU, TalkLeft and Don Surber
Lindsay Fortado / Bloomberg:
Kenneth Starr's Law Firm Gives More Money to Clinton
Discussion: New York Times
Daily Mail:
Muslims protest over pet food factory that could 'rain down' pork
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Hot Air
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
Sept. 10 in Waziristan  —  The National Intelligence Estimate …
Agence France Presse:
US House wants Japanese sex slaves apology
Rebecca Todd / Stuff.co.nz:
Carnivore sex off the menu