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12:40 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 …
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Hugh Hewitt / Townhall.com:
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.
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?
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
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.
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 …
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New York Times:
Iraq Weapons Are a Focus of Criminal Investigations  —  Several federal agencies are investigating a widening network of criminal cases involving the purchase and delivery of billions of dollars of weapons, supplies and other matériel to Iraqi and American forces, according to American officials.
Jmapes / OregonLive.com:
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
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Faiz / Think Progress:
Former H.W. Bush justice appointee 'looking very good.'
Discussion: MSNBC
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Gonzales Dug His Own Grave, and Many Are Happy to Dance on It
Discussion: Think Progress, TIME and Law Blog
Newsweek:
Counterterror chief on al-Qaida's plans  —  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 …
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.
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Candace Rondeaux / Washington Post:
Police Feel Wartime Pinch on Ammo
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
MORNING RANT....In the LA Times today, L.J. Williamson is upset that part-time cafeteria workers in Los Angeles schools want the district to provide them with healthcare benefits: … I would happily pay for universal healthcare just so I never had to read an op-ed like this again.
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L.J. Williamson / Los Angeles Times:
Part-timers vs. hungry kids
Discussion: Ezra Klein
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
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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