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4:05 PM ET, October 18, 2007

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Washington Post:
House Fails to Overturn Bush Veto on Children's Health Insurance  —  A furious campaign to persuade Republicans to change their votes on the $35 billion expansion of the government children's health insurance program fell 13 votes short today when the House failed to overturn President Bush's veto of the legislation.
Discussion: Daily Kos and Connecting.the.Dots
Jeff G. / protein wisdom:
BREAKING: Pelosi working on Bush Impeachment?  (UPDATED)  —  Via Richard M, who attended a meeting of anti-war activists in Los Angeles on Sunday: … Sadly, each of these explanations seems equally plausible.  Which — equally sadly — speaks volumes about today's Congressional Democrats.
Discussion: Redstate and Say Anything
Michelle Malkin:
House showdown: The S-CHIP veto override vote; Update: Crazy Pete Stark accuses President Bush of blowing Iraqis and American troops up "for his amusement;" Update: 1:15pm Eastern Veto override fails;Update: MSM ignores Stark remarks  —  Update 3:20pm Eastern.  See my new post on Pete StarkRavingMad.
CNN:
House fails to override health care veto  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — House Democrats on Thursday failed to override President Bush's veto of a children's health insurance bill that opponents said was too expensive.  —  By a vote of 273 to 156, the measure fell 13 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed for an override.
Discussion: Salon, The Raw Story and PrairiePundit
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
S-CHIP Override Debate: Live Blog
Discussion: Bluey Blog and Macsmind
Greg Sargent / Election Central:
Exclusive: Senator Chris Dodd Will Put A Hold On Telecom Immunity Bill  —  Senator Chris Dodd plans to put a hold on the Senate FISA renewal bill because it reportedly grants retroactive immunity to telephone companies for any role they played in the Bush administration's warrantless eavesdropping program, Election Central has learned.
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Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Come On, Dodd Mania  —  When I was Chris Dodd's guest on Air America last week, I asked him if he'd be willing to filibuster the FISA bill that is making its way through the Senate if it granted retroactive immunity to criminals in the telecom industry.  He said it might well come to that.
Washington Post:
Senate and Bush Agree On Terms of Spying Bill  —  Some Telecom Companies Would Receive Immunity  —  Senate Democrats and Republicans reached agreement with the Bush administration yesterday on the terms of new legislation to control the federal government's domestic surveillance program …
Manu Raju / The Hill:
Leahy: Intel panel about to 'cave' on surveillance  —  Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday condemned Intelligence Committee Democrats for brokering a deal with the White House that would provide retroactive immunity for telephone companies that assisted …
Discussion: Firedoglake
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
AT&T, other telecoms, buy victory in lawsuits
Discussion: Let Freedom Ring and AMERICAblog
Atrios / Eschaton:
Leadership  —  One frustrating thing about the current crops …
Discussion: Open Left and Daily Kos
Libby Quaid / Associated Press:
Brownback to withdraw from GOP race  —  WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. Sam Brownback, the Kansas conservative who struggled to raise money and gain recognition in the 2008 presidential campaign, will drop out on Friday, people close to him said Thursday.  —  Money was a main reason for his decision …
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Associated Press:
Report: Brownback expected to withdraw  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sam Brownback will drop out of the 2008 presidential campaign on Friday, people close to the Kansas senator said Thursday.  —  Brownback, a long-shot conservative contender, had trouble raising money to compete in the race.
Daniel Henninger / Opinion Journal:
Gen. Sanchez's Scream  —  He indicted everyone involved in Iraq, including the media and Congress.  —  Over the past weekend there were front-page accounts everywhere of Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez's description of the war in Iraq as a "nightmare."  The New York Times led its story this way:
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Multi-National Force:
72-year-old concerned citizen takes down suicide bomber  —  Multi-National Corps - Iraq  —  Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory  —  APO AE 09342  —  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  —  RELEASE No. 20071018-04  —  72-year-old concerned citizen takes down suicide bomber  —  2nd BCT, 3rd Inf.  Div.
Discussion: Gates of Vienna and Gateway Pundit
Henry K. Lee / San Francisco Chronicle:
Supporters, protesters wage a war of words over Berkeley recruiting station  —  (10-17) 14:38 PDT Berkeley — Dozens of flag-waving military supporters squared off boisterously with peace activists Wednesday in the first major showdown over a U.S. Marine Corps recruiting station that until recently …
Brian Maloney / The Radio Equalizer:
Rush Limbaugh eBay Auction, Anti-Conservative Smear Campaign  —  SMASHING EXPECTATIONS  —  Reid Smear Letter Bidding Reaches Shocking Level  —  When bidding reached $10,000, we were amazed.  And when it ratcheted up to $45,000, many were astounded.  —  But now that the top bid …
Jennifer Parker / Political Punch:
Yee-haw  —  So later this month, according to THIS INVITATION, the presidential campaign of Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, is holding a "Rural Americans for Hillary" lunch and campaign briefing at the end of this month....  ..but she's holding it in Washington, DC....  ...at a lobbying firm...
Discussion: The Atlantic Online and Spin Cycle
 
 
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