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12:55 AM ET, November 6, 2007


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Larry Johnson / NO QUARTER:
Urgent: Letter from Intelligence, Military, Diplomatic, and Law Enforcement Professionals  —  PREFACE:  —  A group of distinguished intelligence and military officers, diplomats, and law enforcement professionals delivered an urgent message this morning to the chairman and the ranking minority member …
Supermodel 'rejects dollar pay'  —  The world's richest model has reportedly reacted in her own way to the sliding value of the US dollar - by refusing to be paid in the currency.  —  Gisele Bündchen is said to be keen to avoid the US currency because of uncertainty over its strength.
Supermodel Bundchen Joins Hedge Funds Dumping Dollars  —  Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) — Gisele Bundchen wants to remain the world's richest model and is insisting that she be paid in almost any currency but the U.S. dollar.  —  Like billionaire investors Warren Buffett and Bill Gross …
John Podhoretz / Commentary:
First They Came for Hillary Clinton...  It is widely assumed, on both Left and Right, that Hillary Clinton and her campaign made a grave error by responding to the criticism of her performance in last Tuesday's Democratic debate by complaining of a "pile-on."  Bill Kristol, for one, called it a "foolish overreaction."
New York Times:
Rosie O'Donnell in Talks to Join MSNBC  —  Rosie O'Donnell, who abruptly left "The View" on ABC last spring after drawing attention and ratings for her opinions on everything from the Iraq war to her co-hosts, is in serious discussions to return to television atop a new soapbox …
Scott Horton / Harper's:
Happy Counterterrorism Day  —  Remember, remember the fifth of November,  —  Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, 'twas his intent  —  To blow up the King and Parliament.  —  Three score barrels of powder below,  —  Poor old England to overthrow;  —  By God's providence he was catch'd
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
George Washington and Guy Fawkes Day
Discussion: The Caucus, The Stump and L.A. Times
The Corner:   Guy Fawkes in the U.S.
Romney Scores Major Endorsement  —  This is a big one folks.  In a Brody File exclusive, we've found out that Paul Weyrich, the former co-founder of The Moral Majority has endorsed Mitt Romney for President.  The Brody File has the press release.  Read below: … Where do I begin?
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Romney scores a big conservative endorsement
Discussion: CNN Political Ticker
Greg Gross / San Diego Union-Tribune:
Wilkes convicted of corruption  —  A U.S. District Court jury has convicted Brent Wilkes on all 13 counts in his corruption trial.  The Poway defense contractor had been accused by prosecutors of leveraging more than $600,000 in cash bribes and thousands more in gifts to ousted …
Associated Press:
Stephen Colbert Drops Presidential Bid … NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Colbert has dropped his bid for the White House.  —  His announcement came after the South Carolina Democratic Executive Council voted last week to keep the host of "The Colbert Report" off the state's primary ballot.  The vote was 13-3.
Discussion: Blue Crab Boulevard
Sara Mosle / Slate:
GUILIANI'S FLIP-FLOP ON HEALTH INSURANCE FOR KIDS.  —  In his campaign for president, Rudolph Giuliani keeps suggesting that his experience as a prostate cancer survivor makes him uniquely qualified to evaluate the American health care system.  To judge from his recent pronouncements …
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Atrios / Eschaton:   Uh, MSNBC?  —  quite what I had in mind...  The Half-Life of Republican Empathy
Tracy Schario /
Student who Complained of Swastikas Admits Responsibility  —  Student who Complained of Swastikas Admits Responsibility  —  Statement from The George Washington University Regarding Mitchell Hall Swastika Postings  —  After evaluating evidence from a hidden camera positioned in response …
Washington Wire:
Paul Supporters Hope to Make Campaign History  —  Susan Davis reports on the presidential race.  —  If all goes as planned, the Ron Paul presidential campaign could raise $10 million today.  At least thatÂ's what his supporters are working toward.  —  Paul
A year before election, Clinton tops poll  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — With the election of the next president a year away, Sen. Hillary Clinton remains the person to beat, a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Monday suggests.  —  As the countdown begins to November 4, 2008 …
The Washington Post / The Trail:
Ron Paul's Record Online Haul  —  Ron Paul with New Hampshire Secretary of State William Gardner after Paul filed his declaration of candidacy in the Granite State.  (AP).  —  Sen. Barack Obama has Oprah Winfrey, Sen. Hillary Clinton has Magic Johnson and Rep. Ron Paul …
Discussion: MyDD, The American Mind and Eunomia
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Michael Barone / Real Clear Politics:
A Watershed Moment on Immigration
Michael Finnegan / Los Angeles Times:
Thompson advisor steps down
City Journal:
Britain's Anti-Semitic Turn
Discussion: Chicago Boyz
Martina Stewart / CNN Political Ticker:
Paul's November 5 fundraising push
Discussion: Jezebel
Salt Lake Tribune:
No to Referendum 1: Vouchers would not improve Utah education
Amanda Carpenter /
Obey on Iraq: 'We've Run Out of People to Kill'
Bill Roggio / The Long War Journal:
Taliban gain ground as Musharraf focuses on Islamabad
Jonathan Rauch / Reason:
Can the Democrats Own Prosperity?
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Jay Mathews / Washington Post:
New Study Gives Hovering College Parents Extra Credit
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Michael Franc / Financial Times:
Democrats wake up to being the party of the rich
Jessica / Feministing:
A call to male politicians: Stop playing the gender card!
Discussion: Pandagon
James R. Flynn / Cato Unbound:
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Philip Klein / Opinion Journal:
Hating Rudy  —  The Angry Left finds a new target.
USA Today:
Military's porn ban questioned
Eric Kleefeld / Election Central:
Kentucky GOP Pushing Anti-Gay Message In Final Days Of Gov Race

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