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2:00 PM ET, October 19, 2007

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Los Angeles Times:
An unlikely treasure-trove of donors for Clinton  —  The candidate's unparalleled fundraising success relies largely on the least-affluent residents of New York's Chinatown — some of whom can't be tracked down.  —  NEW YORK — Something remarkable happened at 44 Henry St., a grimy Chinatown tenement with peeling walls.
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Hsu II?  Hillary raking in cash from poor Chinese immigrants …
Michelle Malkin:
Won't you take me to Chinatown?  —  The Los Angeles Times digs …
Discussion: Right Voices and Riehl World View
Brian Maloney / The Radio Equalizer:
Randi Rhodes Speaks About Non-Mugging, Raises New Questions  —  A DEEPER HOLE … Now that Air America Radio host Randi Rhodes has returned to the airwaves, at least one mystery has been solved: we know why her lawyer was in charge of making press statements.
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BoreAmerica:
Randi Rhodes statement on "mugging"/falling down incident  —  Speaking on her radio show today, Air America Radio's Randi Rhodes spoke about her supposed mugging.  She said she was watching football in an Irish pub and went outside for a smoke.  The next thing she knew she was on the ground …
Charles Krauthammer / Washington Post:
Pelosi's Armenian Gambit  —  There are three relevant questions concerning the Armenian genocide.  —  (a) Did it happen?  —  (b) Should the U.S. House of Representatives be expressing itself on this now?  —  (c) Was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's determination to bring this to a vote …
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The Big Trunk / Power Line:
Krauthammer's Razor  —  I wrote about the House resolution condemning …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Martin Kady II / The Politico:
Martinez resigns as general chair of RNC  —  Sen. Mel Martinez (R-Fla.) will resign as general chairman of the Republican Party today, saying he wants to spend more time on his work as Florida's GOP senator, Politico has learned.  —  Martinez, who took the job nine months ago as the public face …
Discussion: The Swamp and CNN Political Ticker
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Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
Martinez quits as RNC chairman  —  WASHINGTON - Mel Martinez, the public face of the Republican National Committee as its general chairman, announced he was stepping down from his post on Friday after serving only 10 months.  —  "I believe that our future as a party and nation is bright …
Discussion: DownWithTyranny!
The Corner:
I'm Told  —  Senator Reid just went to the Senate floor and asked people to bid on the Rush letter.  —  40-some minutes to go....  UPDATE: Here's a raw transcript from the Senate:
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Little Green Footballs:
Harry Reid Hearts Rush Limbaugh
Discussion: Hot Air
Michael Kinsley / Time:
Libertarians Rising  —  To oversimplify: Democrats are for Big Government; Republicans are against it.  —  To oversimplify somewhat less, Democrats aren't always for Big Government, and Republicans aren't always against it.  Democrats treasure civil liberties, whereas Republicans …
The Raw Story:
Cheney hand seen behind leaks of 'misleading' stories  —  Allegations that a Syrian envoy admitted during a United Nations meeting Oct. 17 that an Israeli air strike hit a nuclear facility in September are inaccurate and have raised the ire of some in the US intelligence community …
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Washington Post:
Evangelicals Lukewarm Toward GOP Field  —  For months, Republican presidential candidates such as Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee and John McCain have courted evangelical Christians, meeting with religious leaders throughout the Midwest and the South.  —  Today, thousands of Christian conservatives …
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New York Times:
Social Conservatives Meet, Their Options Cut by One
Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Grand Jury Investigation Seeking Phoenix Newspaper's Reader Data  —  In the department of news ranging from unprecedented to shocking, from the Phoenix New Times, this stands out. … At the heart of the matter is controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio (think, inmates wearing pink underwear …
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Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Dodd Goes to the Mat: Says He Will Filibuster FISA  —  He said he "might have to."  And he will.  —  From the Dodd campaign: … Finally someone willing to filibuster and cut through the ocean of glue the Senate seems to be swimming in.  —  This is awesome.  Go Dodd.  —  Update: Just added — YouTube above.
Ryan Singel / Threat Level:
Democratic Lawmaker Pushing Immunity Is Newly Flush With Telco Cash  —  Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-West Virginia) is reportedly steering the secretive Senate Intelligence Committee to give retroactive immunity to telecoms that helped the government secretly spy on Americans.
Brian Faughnan / Weekly Standard:
Anti-War Veteran Quits Anti-War Organization  —  Frustrated by the lack of progress toward surrender in Iraq, veteran John Bruhns has quit the anti-war group AAEI: … I have a 'personal connection' to Bruhns: I've received at least one robocall from him (and if memory serves, several).
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Mike Soraghan / The Hill:
Prominent Iraq veteran Bruhns quits major anti-war organization
Discussion: Don Surber
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Harry Reid works to ensure telecom amnesty, warrantless surveillance  —  I wrote about many of yesterday's developments concerning telecom amnesty and warrantless surveillance in this morning's post, but I want separately to highlight one critical fact.  Citing various media reports …
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
No To Mukasey … Matt calls him "completely unacceptable."  Having read the testimony, I'm afraid I have to abandon my early hopes and agree.  An attorney general who believes a president has a permanent right to ignore the rule of law because peacetime is now wartime for ever …
Opinion Journal:
What Happened at Haditha  —  The massacre that wasn't, and its political exploitation.  —  The incident at Haditha—or the massacre, as it is often called—is due for a wholesale rethinking.  The allegations are that in 2005 U.S. Marines went on a killing spree and deliberately executed 24 Iraqi civilians.
CNN:
Nobel winner: I didn't mean blacks are inferior  —  LONDON, England (CNN) — Nobel laureate biologist Jim Watson apologized "unreservedly" Thursday for stating that black people were not as intelligent as whites, saying he was "mortified" by the comments attributed to him.
 
 
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Atrios / Eschaton:
Immunity  —  Unlike Ann Coulter, I'm no constitutional scholar …
Gerard Baker / Times of London:
The US is a great place to be anti-American
Atrios / Eschaton:
Bad Democrats  —  Al Wynn: … translation: "Jew money."
Discussion: Maryland Moment and Open Left
Michael Fragoso / Christian Science Monitor:
CHINA'S SURPLUS OF SONS: A GEOPOLITICAL TIME BOMB
Discussion: The Corner
The Atlantic Online:
FRC DC Briefing: An Anti-Giuliani Pamphlet
Discussion: Spin Cycle
Sheila C. Bair / New York Times:
Fix Rates to Save Loans
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Majority of Afghans want foreign troops to stay and fight
Discussion: Weekly Standard
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Discussion: Ezra Klein and EconLog
Roland S. Martin / CNN:
Martin: Obama's black wakeup call
Jonathan Clayton / Times of London:
Reggae star Lucky Dube shot dead by carjackers
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
David Brooks / New York Times:
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