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8:25 AM ET, August 15, 2007

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James Carville / Financial Times:
How Karl Rove lost a generation of Republicans  —  There is an old joke that campaign veterans toss around war rooms, bars and BS sessions.  We say there are people who have worked in campaigns who say that they have lost some - and we call those folks operatives, managers, strategists …
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Lou Dubose / Salon:
The collapse of Karl Rove  —  The Pygmalion strategist from Texas built up the Republican Party by exploiting the religious right — and now his handiwork is crumbling.  —  Karl Rove prepares to speak during the Republican National Committee 2006 annual winter meeting in Washington on Jan. 20, 2006.
White House:
Press Gaggle by Dana Perino
Discussion: The Atlantic Online and MSNBC
Robin Wright / Washington Post:
Iranian Unit to Be Labeled 'Terrorist'  —  U.S. Moving Against Revolutionary Guard  —  The United States has decided to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, the country's 125,000-strong elite military branch, as a "specially designated global terrorist," according to U.S. officials …
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Helene Cooper / New York Times:
U.S. Weighing Terrorist Label for Iran Guards  —  The Bush administration is preparing to declare that Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps is a foreign terrorist organization, senior administration officials said Tuesday.  —  If imposed, the declaration would signal a more confrontational turn …
Nedra Pickler / Associated Press:
Fact Check: Obama on Afghanistan  —  WASHINGTON - Democrat Barack Obama said it, the Republican Party pointed out in a screaming headline Tuesday that highlighted the presidential candidate's comments on Afghanistan and the killing of civilians.  —  Behind the scenes, Obama's rival campaigns buzzed …
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Los Angeles Times:
Top general may propose pullbacks  —  Petraeus is expected to tell Congress that Iraqis can assume duties in some areas, freeing U.S. troops for other uses.  —  WASHINGTON —  Intent on demonstrating progress in Iraq, the top U.S. general there is expected by Bush administration officials …
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Damien Cave / New York Times:
4 Truck Bombs Kill 190 in Kurdish Area of Iraq
ABCNEWS:
Man to Be Executed, Although Prosecutors Say He Didn't Kill  —  As Kenneth Foster Waits for Death, He Hopes for Reprieve  —  Kenneth Foster Jr. is scheduled to be executed in Texas later this month for the murder of Michael LaHood, even though everybody — even the prosecutors — knows Foster did not kill the man.
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Frank Franklin II / ABCNEWS:
Giuliani Vows to End Illegal Immigration  —  Mayor's Campaign Hits Romney Back on Issue, Defends Record  —  A week after being assailed by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for being soft on illegal immigration as mayor of New York, Rudy Giuliani today unveiled the details of his plan …
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
GIULIANI: CATASTROPHE WAITING TO HAPPEN, PT. II
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Rudy can do nuance  —  Rudy Giuliani has a long piece …
Discussion: New York Times
Fox News:
South Carolina Inmate Hits Michael Vick With '$63,000,000,000 Billion Dollar' Lawsuit Alleging Al Qaeda Ties  —  Embattled NFL quarterback Michael Vick, facing federal charges related to his alleged participation in dogfighting, has been hit with a "$63,000,000,000 billion dollar" …
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Vick attorneys negotiating plea  —  Falcons QB would serve prison time if agreement reached  —  Faced with the likelihood that a new federal indictment will charge Falcons quarterback Michael Vick with more serious dogfighting offenses, his attorneys Tuesday were seeking a plea deal that limits …
CNN:
Dozens killed in multiple suicide attacks in Iraq  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Suicide bombings in a northern Iraqi town Tuesday targeted a religious minority and left at least 120 people dead and 150 wounded, according to police officials, who said there were three bombings in three locations.
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ABCNEWS:
Don Imus Sued by Rutgers Basketball Player  —  Star Center Kia Vaughn Names Imus, NBC, CBS in Civil Suit  —  Don Imus is facing his first lawsuit from a player on the Rutgers Women's Basketball team for derogatory comments that cost him his job as a radio host in April, ABC News has learned.
Chris / TVNewser:
Half Hour News Hour Shelved  —  First on TVNewser: In a memo to senior producers this afternoon, FNC's SVP of programming, Bill Shine announced the network "will not continue the Half Hour News Hour beyond its current 15 episode run."  Shine did leave the door open, however …
Eunice Moscoso / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Gingrich 'sickened' with Bush, Congress  —  Gingrich, who is considering a run for the White House, was referring to a recent crime in Newark, N.J., where three college students were murdered execution style in a school playground.  —  One of the suspects — Jose Lachira Carranza …
Discussion: Connecting.the.Dots
Democrats.senate.gov:
Reid: Senate Will Explore Long-Term Fixes To FISA In September  —  Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter today to Senators Jay Rockefeller and Pat Leahy, encouraging them to develop long-term modernizations to FISA that better serve our national security interests …
Discussion: Daily Kos
 
 
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Warren Richey / Christian Science Monitor:
Beyond Padilla terror case, huge legal issues
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Post / Washington Post:
Candidate: Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. …
Discussion: TalkLeft
Fred Lucas / CNSNews:
Academics Give Millions to Put Democrat in White House
Discussion: TigerHawk
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Phil Rizzuto, Yankees Shortstop, Dies at 89
Matt Stoller / Open Left:
Fox News Caught Editing Al Franken's Wikipedia Entry
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NYT Bias Graphically Illustrated
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Obama Says He Can Unite U.S. 'More Effectively' Than Clinton
Discussion: The RBC
Susan Saulny / New York Times:
A Campaign Undeclared, Not Invisible
New York Times:
U.S. Money for Traffic Is Short of Bloomberg's Plan
Discussion: A Blog For All
onpointradio.org:
Report Card on Iraq
Dion Nissenbaum / Yahoo! News:
Hamas TV's child star says she's ready for martyrdom