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8:55 PM ET, September 15, 2007

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Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Pentagon: Rudy Ad's Use Of Petraeus Image Done "Without His Consent"  —  Rudy's new political ad attacking Hillary Clinton features multiple pictures of General Petraeus in uniform — but now the Pentagon says that the General "has not condoned" the use of his image in Rudy's ad or any other political ads …
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Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Note to Elizabeth Edwards: Lay Off MoveOn  —  You're a smart woman.  You of all people should know about the asymmetrical intimidation problem that Paul Krugman talks about — the one where the media is afraid to go after Rudy Guiliani for claiming he's a rescue worker …
SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
McCain: MoveOn "ought to be thrown out of this country."
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
David Gelernter / Weekly Standard:
Defeat at Any Price  —  Why Petraeus's testimony was a nightmare for the Democrats.
Discussion: SWJ Blog and Power Line
Andrew Kirtzman / WCBS-TV:
Hillary Slams Giuliani Over Political Ad
Discussion: Wake up America and protein wisdom
Fred Barnes / Weekly Standard:
The Surgin' General
Joe Kovacs / WorldNetDaily:
Keyes looks to rescue GOP, announces run for president  —  Former Reagan diplomat says he's unmoved by lack of moral courage displayed by others  —  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - After two previous runs for U.S. president, former Reagan diplomat Alan Keyes has announced he's again seeking …
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RenewAmerica:
Alan Keyes announces for President!  —  Will appear in Values Voter Debate Sept. 17  —  On Friday, Sept. 14, Alan Keyes filed a Statement of Candidacy (Form 2) with the Federal Election Commission—thus officially announcing as a Republican candidate for President of the United States.
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
The GOP's savior?  —  Rank-and-file Republicans clearly aren't satisfied with their already-enormous presidential field.  Shortly after Fred Thompson's announcement, activists started wondering whether David Petraeus might be available.  Or maybe Jeb.  Or even Newt.  —  Well, wait no more.
Discussion: D-Day, Open Left and Done With Mirrors
William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Michael Mukasey to be Attorney General...  And conservatives should be happy.  —  THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that retired federal judge Michael B. Mukasey is the leading candidate to replace Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.  President Bush is expected to announce the nomination as early as Monday.
Discussion: The Corner and Power Line
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John King / CNN:
Report: Retired judge may replace Gonzales  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — A retired federal judge is a leading candidate to replace Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, whose last day on the job was Friday, two sources familiar with the search for a successor told CNN on Saturday.
Discussion: Law Blog
Wes Clark / WesPAC:
I'm proud to endorse Hillary Clinton  —  I'm proud to endorse Hillary Clinton  —  Today, I am proud to announce my endorsement of Senator Hillary Clinton as President of the United States.  —  Senator Hillary Clinton has earned the support of millions of Americans in her campaign for president …
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Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Gen. Wesley Clark Endorses Hillary Clinton
The Atlantic Online:
Endorsement Call  —  I'm on hold as we speak for a conference call …
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Washington Post:
Antiwar Protest Held in Washington  —  Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Washington today, from near the White House to the Capitol, where they planned to stage a "die-in" to demonstrate their fervant opposition to the war in Iraq.  —  Protesters and counter-protesters started …
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Associated Press:
War protesters, supporters rally in D.C.
Discussion: Eschaton
Gillian Flaccus / Associated Press:
GOP politician sent email asking how to stop naming of dean  —  A conservative Los Angeles County politician asked about two dozen people in an e-mail last month how to prevent the University of California, Irvine from hiring renowned liberal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky as its founding law school dean …
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Harriet Rubin / New York Times:
Ayn Rand's Literature of Capitalism  —  One of the most influential business books ever written is a 1,200-page novel published 50 years ago, on Oct. 12, 1957.  It is still drawing readers; it ranks 388th on Amazon.com's best-seller list.  ("Winning," by John F. Welch Jr., at a breezy 384 pages, is No. 1,431.)
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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
American War Culture in a nutshell  —  Jim Webb is a combat veteran and a war hero.  His family has a long tradition of volunteering for military service, and his son, until several months ago, was deployed in Iraq.  Sen. Webb wants to relieve a small portion of the shattering strain …
Discussion: The Mahablog
The New Republic:
LIKE BRITNEY, BUSH IS A FLOP:  —  On Sunday night, it seemed pretty clear that Britney Spears' performance at the MTV awards ceremony was the biggest prime-time fiasco of the week.  Then came Thursday night and President Bush's Oval Office address on Iraq.  At first blush, coverage …
Discussion: protein wisdom and Redstate
Sharon Stello / Davis Enterprise:
UC yanks speaker's invitation: Controversial ex-Harvard president was scheduled to address regents Wednesday  —  After a group of UC Davis women faculty began circulating a petition, UC regents rescinded an invitation to Larry Summers, the controversial former president of Harvard University …
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The Corner:   Summers Disinvited  —  After protests, the University of California …
New York Times:
The Jane Fonda Effect  —  Nuclear Energy  —  In the movie "The China Syndrome," Fonda played a California TV reporter filming an upbeat series about the state's energy future.  While visiting a nuclear power plant, she sees the engineers suddenly panic over what is later called a "swift containment of a potentially costly event."
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Amy Gardner / Washington Post:
Moran Upsets Jewish Groups Again  —  U.S. House Democrat Said Pro-Israel Lobby Promoted War  —  Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) has again come under fire from local Jewish organizations for remarking in a magazine interview that the "extraordinarily powerful" pro-Israel lobby played a strong role promoting the war in Iraq.
 
 
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Kim Gamel / Associated Press:
U.S. expands Anbar model to Iraq Shiites
Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés / The Moderate Voice:
Campaign Ads: Don't Do It Rudy, and Sen. Thompson, Do You Really …
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Brendan Farrington / Associated Press:
Thompson courts gun advocates in Florida
Discussion: Cliff Schecter
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Thompson charm covers weakness on detail
Discussion: Power Line and The Caucus
Alex Tabarrok / Marginal Revolution:
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New York Times:
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SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
TDS: Stewart Pitches McCain New Names for "Straight Talk Express"
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At the U.S. Border, the Desert Takes a Rising Toll
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