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4:45 PM ET, October 17, 2007

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Dan Froomkin / Washington Post:
Bush: 'I Am Relevant'  —  A defensive President Bush insisted that he was still relevant this morning in a news conference dominated by his bitter complaints about the Democratic Congress.  —  Asked how he found himself vetoing a children's health insurance bill that had passed Congress …
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Mark Silva / The Swamp:
An embattled Bush: 'I've never felt more engaged'
White House:
Press Conference by the President  —  THE PRESIDENT: Good morning.  We're now more than halfway through October, and the new leaders in Congress have had more than nine months to get things done for the American people.  Unfortunately, they haven't managed to pass many important bills.
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Video: Bush warns of World War III if Iran gets the bomb  —  The red font is out at Drudge and the left will be wetting itself over it for the rest of the day and long into the night, but there's nothing here that isn't self-evident.  Once a state sponsor of terror, whose leading "pragmatist" …
Brian Knowlton / New York Times:
Bush Says Iran Nuclear Project Risks a War
Discussion: Prairie Weather
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Yeas & Nays:
Larry Craig isn't Internet literate?  Don't buy it  —  Bathrooms and buses  —  Among all of the bathrooms Sen. Larry Craig has visited, none has been on the information superhighway.  Or so he says.  —  In his interview with Matt Lauer that aired on NBC's "Matt Lauer Reports" …
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The Raw Story:
Says he was victim of police profiling
Discussion: Pandagon and WTF Is It Now?!?
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:   Watching Larry Craig
The Hill:
Pelosi sours on Senate  —  Frustrated by lack of legislative progress in the Senate, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is increasingly touting Democratic achievements in the House.  —  Her statements represent a significant shift from the stance she took six months ago.
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Janet Elder / New York Times:
Packaging 9/11, Terror and the War in Iraq  —  The language used to talk about the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the language used to take the nation to war in Iraq have been so interlaced that polls show they are inextricably linked in the minds of a substantial number of voters.
Discussion: Salon and The Carpetbagger Report
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Brian Faughnan / Weekly Standard:   NYT: Surprisingly, Voters Associate Iraq with War on Terror
Associated Press:
McKinney registers in Calif., where some want to nominate her  —  Former congresswoman Cynthia McKinney has registered to vote in California, where some want her to run for president as a Green Party candidate.  —  McKinney posted a letter on her Web site last month saying she has no interest in the Green Party nomination.
Ynetnews:
Syrian officials admit site attacked by Israel nuclear  —  Israeli reps at UN Disarmament Commission meeting overhear Syrian official say facility targeted by Air Force last month nuclear  —  Syrian officials have admitted that the site attacked by the Israeli air force last month was a nuclear facility …
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Jerusalem Post:
Syria: Israel targeted nuclear facility
Discussion: At-Largely and Punditry
Leon Lazaroff / Bloomberg:
Morgan Stanley Sells Entire New York Times Stake  —  Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Morgan Stanley, the second-biggest shareholder in New York Times Co., sold its entire stake today, according to a person briefed on the transaction, sending the stock to its lowest in more than 10 years.
The Atlantic Online:
I take it all back  —  A conservative publication, which I will not name, just spiked a book review because I said that the Laffer Curve didn't apply at American levels of taxation, even while otherwise expressing my vast displeasure with the (liberal) economic notions of the book I was reviewing.
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Associated Press:
Stephen Colbert: I am running for president  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert has announced his candidacy for president on "The Colbert Report," tossing his satirical hat into the ring of an already crowded race.  —  "I shall seek the office of the president of the United States," …
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Massachusetts Special Election: What Does It Mean?  —  Just minutes after Democrat Niki Tsongas beat Republican Jim Ogonowski and claimed victory in the Massachusetts' 5th district special election, the spin wars began.  —  The National Republican Congressional Committee sent out a memo entitled …
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techPresident:
techPresident Launches 10Questions.com  —  Dear techPresident readers and friends:  —  We're excited to announce the launch of 10Questions.com, a new kind of online presidential forum, one that aims to make the most of what the internet has to offer to politics.
USA Today:
Timing of gifts stirs 'earmark' debate  —  WASHINGTON — Days after a Senate committee approved $1 million for a Woodstock concert museum, the project's Republican billionaire backer and his family contributed $29,200 to help the Democrats who requested the money, Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Charles Schumer.
 
 
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David Stout / New York Times:
Bush Nominee Signals Change at Justice Dept.
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Faiz / Think Progress:
Days After Claiming U.S. Less Safe Due To Iraq War, Counterterrorism …
New York Times:
PARLIAMENT IN TURKEY VOTES TO ALLOW IRAQ INCURSION
Discussion: Needlenose and Think Progress
Spencer Ackerman / TPMmuckraker:
Mukasey Calls Torture 'Antithetical' to American Way
Stephen Trimble / Flight Global:
EXCLUSIVE: US considers Airbus A380 as Air Force One and potentially …
Dana Goldstein / American Prospect:
BLOGOSPHERIC SEGREGATION.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
James R. Carroll / Courier-Journal:
McConnell knew of e-mails about boy
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BBC:
A Russian court convicts Evan Gershkovich of espionage and sentences him to 16 years in prison; Wall Street Journal calls the trial a “sham”

Los Angeles Times:
LA County Sheriff's Department secretly investigated and urged the state AG to prosecute an LA Times reporter who wrote about a leaked list of problem deputies

Connor Mycroft / South China Morning Post:
Media orgs, WSJ union, and a congressional panel express support for Selina Cheng, who says WSJ fired her for assuming Hong Kong Journalists Association's chair

 
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