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12:55 PM ET, July 31, 2007

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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  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — A House committee is requesting Justice Department documents on a data-mining project that identified the senders and recipients of calls and e-mails intercepted via the National Security Agency's eavesdropping program.
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
Cheney Disputes Libby Verdict, Voices Support for Gonzales
Discussion: MSNBC and On Deadline
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 …
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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.
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
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
A new low of mindlessness for our media  —  It is difficult to remember a media spectacle to match yesterday's grand pagent where Ken Pollack and Michael O'Hanlon were paraded across virtually every network and cable news show and radio program and heralded as "war opponents" and "Bush critics" …
Discussion: Eschaton and Think Progress
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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.
Discussion: On Deadline
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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: PrairiePundit and Townhall.com
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?
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 …
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 …
Gary Kamiya / Salon:
War, chaos and Bush's faith  —  In the last few weeks, as the dreadful consequences of George W. Bush's "war on terror" continue to unfold in Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon and Palestine, a disturbing thought is rising to the surface: There may be no way to clean up the mess he has made.
Agence France Presse:
US House wants Japanese sex slaves apology  —  WASHINGTON - The US House of Representatives Monday rebuked US ally Japan and called for an apology for the sexual slavery inflicted by its wartime military on 200,000 Asian "comfort women."  —  In a resolution passed by a voice vote …
Discussion: Riehl World View and Eteraz.Org
Associated Press:
Ellison returns from trip to Iraq  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Keith Ellison made a weekend trip to Iraq, where a pair of sheiks urged Congress' only Muslim lawmaker to help in countering al-Qaeda's vision of Islam.  —  Ellison, D-Minn., said he met in Ramadi in Anbar province with the two sheiks …
 
 
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Daphne Retter / The Hill:
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Susan Crabtree / The Hill:
Hearing with DNI chief canceled amid FISA furor
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Ned Parker / Los Angeles Times:
Iraq's parliament adjourns without passing key laws
Discussion: Air America Radio
Ynetnews:
Iranian intelligence recruiting Hebrew speakers
Discussion: Yourish.com
Elana Schor / The Hill:
Dems unveil ethics plan
Discussion: The Gate
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
Sept. 10 in Waziristan  —  The National Intelligence Estimate …
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States Export Their Inmates as Prisons Fill
MSNBC:
'Untouchable' corruption in Iraq ministries
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Carnivore sex off the menu
Manu Raju / The Hill:
Lieberman escalates attack on Iraq critics