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4:25 AM ET, October 19, 2007

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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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Spencer Ackerman / TPMmuckraker:
CQ: Surveillance Bill Will Go to Senate Floor Next Month  —  Tim Starks of Congressional Quarterly reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) plans to bring the Senate's surveillance bill up for floor debate in mid-November.  That's despite the hold that Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) …
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Reid Tries To Shut Down Dodd's Hold  —  Well this is quite shocking: … I'm a bit confused here.  This just doesn't happen.  So I chatted with someone I know with extensive Hill experience, who said: … Consider what happened when Chris Dodd introduced the Emmet Till cold case bill …
Atrios / Eschaton:   Doddmania  —  While Senate rules are confusing to mere mortals …
MSNBC:
Blasts aimed at Bhutto kill more than 120  —  Ex-Pakistan prime minister not hurt, but more than 120 killed  —  DEVELOPING STORY  —  KARACHI, Pakistan - A suicide bombing in a crowd welcoming former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto killed at least 123 people Thursday night …
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New York Times:
House Fails to Override Child Health Bill Veto  —  Supporters of a bill to provide health insurance for 10 million children failed this afternoon, as expected, to muster enough support in the House to override President Bush's veto.  —  The vote to override the veto was 273 to 156 …
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Houston Chronicle:
Paul, Obama draw support from military voters  —  WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, the congressman from the Houston area who opposes the Iraq war, has gotten more contributions than any other White House contender from donors identified as affiliated with the military.
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Michael Goldfarb / Weekly Standard:
The Fantasy of Ron Paul's Military Support  —  Does Andrew Sullivan read stories before he comments on them?  In this case, I suspect he didn't, otherwise he's engaging in pure military-related fantasy.  In response to this article from the Houston Chronicle reporting that Ron Paul …
Spencer Ackerman / TPMmuckraker:
Mukasey: President Can Break Some Laws  —  While Mukasey doesn't think there's an inherent presidential right to torture — which he said is explicitly prohibited by the Constitution — that's not to say he doesn't take a broad interpretation of the president's Article II authority.
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Gromer Jeffers Jr / Dallas Morning News:
Dallas minister urges vote for a Christian, not Romney  —  Mormon candidate is winning over many religious conservatives  —  gjeffers@dallasnews.com  —  A prominent Dallas minister told his congregation that if they wanted to elect a Christian to the White House, Republican Mitt Romney wasn't qualified.
Discussion: Pandagon
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Washington Post:
Evangelicals Lukewarm Toward GOP Field
Mike Potemra / The Corner:
Does Israel Have to Be a Convent?  —  Anti-Iraq War blogger Mark Shea is trying to drive a wedge between U.S. evangelicals and Israel, by posting a video on his website that he hopes will shock us into realizing that Israel is just another "secular nation-state."
Discussion: Israel Matzav and BitsBlog
CNN Political Ticker:
Clinton blasted over 'hippie museum'  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hippies used to say if you remember Woodstock, you weren't really there.  Republicans say presidential contender Hillary Clinton can forget about getting $1 million in taxpayer funds for a Woodstock museum.
Kristin Bender / Contra Costa Times:
Recruiting facility at center of storm  —  BERKELEY — Flag-waving demonstrators far outnumbered a group of peace advocates who were protesting a U.S. Marine Corps recruiting center in downtown on Wednesday.  —  But groups on both sides of Shattuck Avenue slowed traffic and jammed sidewalks …
Ideas Primary:
ENDING THE STALEMATE ON IRAQ  —  President Bush's approval rating is in the low 30s.  Congress's is even lower.  Voters want a new strategy in Iraq, and they are clearly disgusted at the inability of the President and Congress to agree on one.  —  The logjam in Congress on the most pressing issue …
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
Robot Cannon Kills 9, Wounds 14  —  We're not used to thinking of them this way.  But many advanced military weapons are essentially robotic — picking targets out automatically, slewing into position, and waiting only for a human to pull the trigger.  Most of the time.
Discussion: The Belmont Club
ABCNEWS:
Silicon Insider: How The New York Times Fell Apart  —  Once the Paper of Record, the Newspaper Now has Investors Bailing.  Why?  —  OPINION By MICHAEL S. MALONE  —  Boom!  And down goes the biggest newspaper name of all.  —  As you may have read, yesterday brokerage giant Morgan Stanley dumped …
Discussion: Blue Crab Boulevard
Scott Shepard / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Clinton Pollster Predicts Defection Of GOP Women  —  Mark Penn, the pollster and senior strategist of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, predicted Thursday that nearly a quarter of Republican women would defect from the GOP if the New York senator is the Democratic presidential nominee in 2008.
 
 
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Matthew Barakat / Associated Press:
Feds recommend closing Saudi school in Va.
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The Atlantic Online:
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Death of the Machine  —  "There are two things that are important in politics.
Brian Beutler / American Prospect:
Senate Caves on Wiretapping
Discussion: Washington Monthly
New York Times:
Panel Approves Eavesdropping Compromise
Little Green Footballs:
An Artist and His Dog  —  Swedish artist Lars Vilks …
Discussion: Solomonia and Hot Air
Naomi Wolf / The Huffington Post:
Finally, Action! Ron Paul Introduces Bill to Defend Constitution!
Jacques Steinberg / New York Times:
Colbert Consulted Parties Before Announcing Run
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John Derbyshire / Media Matters for America:
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Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
McCain Back at Scene of Collapse in S. Carolina
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The Raw Story:
Bush on Israel: I don't remember 1981
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Jeff G. / protein wisdom:
When Mediocrity Attacks!
Discussion: Frog
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Murdoch has drastic plans for WSJ
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