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1:05 PM ET, August 28, 2007


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Dan Popkey / Idaho Statesman:
Men's room arrest reopens questions about Sen. Larry Craig  —  Idaho senator pleads guilty to disorderly conduct after incident at Minnesota airport that echoes previous allegation of homosexual conduct.  —  Sen. Larry Craig, who in May told the Idaho Statesman he had never engaged in homosexual acts …
Hugh Hewitt /
Senator Craig Should Resign  —  Today.  —  I realize that I did not say this about Senator Vitter, but Craig's behavior is so reckless and repulsive that an immediate exit is required.  —  UPDATE: Craig's statement this afternoon: … I don't believe him.  Read the statement by the arresting officer.
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
WHAT DID SEN. CRAIG ACTUALLY DO?  —  We've had lots of back and forth discussion here internally about what conduct by Sen. Craig in that Minneapolis airport restroom was actually illegal.  We've posted the arrest report, so take a look and reach your own conclusions.  —  Leering stares, foot tapping, a lingering presence.
Discussion: IntoxiNation and HorsesAss.Org
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Sen. Craig: Pled guilty of disorderly conduct
Discussion: The Hill
The Smoking Gun:
U.S. Senator Gets Flushed
Discussion: The Hill and Blue Mass. Group
Brody Mullins / Wall Street Journal:
Big Source of Clinton's Cash Is an Unlikely Address  —  Family's Donations  —  Closely Track Those  —  Of Top Fund-Raiser  —  DALY CITY, Calif. — One of the biggest sources of political donations to Hillary Rodham Clinton is a tiny, lime-green bungalow that lies under the flight path from San Francisco International Airport.
Jmapes /
Vancouverites vent at Baird  —  For more than three hours Monday night, Rep. Brian Baird was verbally flogged by hundreds of his constituents for no longer supporting the quick withdrawal of troops from Iraq.  —  More than 500 people packed a high school auditorium in Vancouver while another 175 or so were unable to get inside.
Discussion: Think Progress and Wake up America
Capital Sources: The Next Terrorist Attack  —  The head of the National Counterterrorism Center speaks out on Al Qaeda's plans, America's readiness—and the nature of the war on terror.  —  Retired Vice Admiral John Scott Redd, head of the National Counterterrorism Center, says …
Los Angeles Times:
For Bush, opportunity in loss  —  Gonzales' departure may give Bush a shot at reviving his presidency because his Texas inner circle is gone, analysts say.  —  WASHINGTON — Alberto R. Gonzales' departure may turn out to be a blessing for President Bush.  However, that was not obvious …
Faiz / Think Progress:
Former H.W. Bush justice appointee 'looking very good.'  —  NBC reports the latest speculation on Gonzales' successor: "Per a source close to the White House, ex-Deputy Attorney General George J. Terwilliger III is 'looking very good' to replace Alberto Gonzales.
Discussion: MSNBC
Associated Press:
President Ahmadinejad Says Iran Ready to Fill Power Vacuum in Iraq  —  TEHRAN, Iran — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned Tuesday that a power vacuum is imminent in Iraq and said that Iran was ready to help fill the gap.  —  "The political power of the occupiers is collapsing rapidly …
Elaine Sciolino / New York Times:
French Leader Raises Possibility of Force in Iran
Discussion: Roger L. Simon
Confederate Yankee:
Bad Reporting After Bad  —  We've been over—and debunked—this story before: … As conclusively proved by interviewing three ammunition manufacturers last week, the military efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan have little or nothing to do with police ammunition shortages in the United States.
Candace Rondeaux / Washington Post:
Police Feel Wartime Pinch on Ammo
L.J. Williamson / Los Angeles Times:
Part-timers vs. hungry kids  —  The LAUSD may divert some of its tiny food budget to provide health benefits to the families of part-time cafeteria workers.  —  The Los Angeles Unified School District receives about $2.85 a child a day from the state and federal governments to provide breakfast and lunch to students.
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:   MORNING RANT....In the LA Times today, L.J. Williamson is upset …
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
House to Hold Hearings on Two New Reports on Iraq  —  The House will hold hearings next week on two key reports assessing political and military conditions in Iraq, jump-starting the debate over President Bush's strategy even before long-awaited testimony by Army Gen. David H. Petraeus …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
With Low Ratings, Post Radio Venture To End Next Month  —  Washington Post Radio, which brought the newspaper's journalists to the local airwaves, will go off the air next month after failing to attract enough listeners and losing money during its 17-month existence.
Discussion: CBS News and
Marc Fisher / Raw Fisher:
Why Washington Post Radio Died
Discussion: Attytood
Hindrocket / Power Line:
MSNBC, CNBC REFUSE TO RUN PRO-WAR ADS  —  We wrote here about the television commercials that Freedom's Watch has produced, featuring veterans and their families, that urge Congress and the public to continue supporting the Iraq war.  The commercials are well done, and convey the simple message …
Discussion: LeatherPenguin
TRex / Firedoglake:
Late Late Nite FDL: Pansies, Perverts, and Pedophiles  —  Can we please as a culture agree stop pretending that Republicans aren't a bunch of effete pussies?  Bill Frist?  Hello?  He makes Ru Paul look like Dog the Bounty Hunter.  —  Why won't anybody call these guys out?  Ralph Reed?
Taliban: Korean hostages to be released  —  SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) — South Korean negotiators in Afghanistan have reached a deal with Taliban militants holding 19 South Korean Christian aid workers for over a month, a presidential spokesman in Seoul said Tuesday.
Cal Thomas / Real Clear Politics:
England is Vanishing  —  "There'll Always Be an England" — popular World War II song.  —  BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND — Perhaps there will not always be an England.  An exodus unprecedented in modern times, coupled with a record influx of foreigners, is threatening to erode the character …
Discussion: Moonbattery
David Streitfeld / Los Angeles Times:
Blight moves in after foreclosures  —  NOBODY'S HOME: Northridge resident Israel Del Pino lives next door to this five-bedroom house in foreclosure.  He and Michael McKenna, the neighbor on the other side, are worried about the swimming pool breeding mosquitoes that could carry the West Nile virus.
Discussion: Eschaton and Shakespeare's Sister
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The D.C. Madam Speaks!
Discussion: The Agitator
Associated Press:
Beijing police launch virtual Web patrol
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Ralph Peters / New York Post:
Discussion: Weekly Standard and Power Line
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
What to Make of the ADL? [Jamie]
Discussion: Reason Magazine
Robert E. Rector / Heritage Foundation:
How Poor Are America's Poor?  Examining the "Plague" of Poverty in America
Discussion: Redstate
Our View - Tuesday  —  What a tangled web  —  Excuses for secrecy keep getting weaker
Jim Snyder / The Hill:
Edwards criticizes Clinton at presidential forum
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My Wife Takes a Rather Different View
Robin Wright / Washington Post:
After Tour of Duty in Iraq, Graham Backs 'Surge'
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
Jeanna Bryner / Yahoo! News:
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