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9:45 AM ET, November 6, 2007


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Jim Kuhnhenn / Associated Press:
Ron Paul Raises More Than $4.2 Million  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, aided by an extraordinary outpouring of Internet support Monday, hauled in more than $4.2 million in nearly 24 hours.  —  Paul, the Texas congressman with a libertarian tilt and an out-of-Iraq pitch …
The Corner:
The Paul-Bearers Carry On [David Freddoso]  —  Rep. Ron Paul (Tex.) ended Guy Fawkes Day having done something no Republican has ever done before.  He raised almost $4 million over the Internet without spending so much as a thin dime (beyond transaction fees, of course).
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Ron Paul's Very Big Day  —  Say what you will about Ron Paul and his supporters, but they know how to raise money.  Using Guy Fawkes and the movie V For Vendetta as a questionable hook for a fundraiser, Paul's campaign took in over $4 million in a single day — and without spending hardly any money at all, except transaction fees.
Discussion: Say Anything
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 …
Charles Schumer / New York Times:
A Vote for Justice  —  I AM voting today to support Michael B. Mukasey for attorney general for one critical reason: the Department of Justice — once the crown jewel among our government institutions — is a shambles and is in desperate need of a strong leader, committed to depoliticizing the agency's operations.
Jacques Steinberg / New York Times:
Cable Channel Nods to Ratings and Leans Left  —  Riding a ratings wave from "Countdown With Keith Olbermann," a program that takes strong issue with the Bush administration, MSNBC is increasingly seeking to showcase its nighttime lineup as a welcome haven for viewers of a similar mind.
Mike Soraghan / The Hill:
Terrorists are 'running out of people to kill,' says Obey  —  If violence is decreasing in Iraq, it may be because insurgents "are running out of people to kill," House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey (D-Wis.) said Monday.  —  "There are fewer targets of opportunity," Obey said in a speech to the National Press Club.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:   Democrats hope the water bill can turn tide on vetoes
Juliet Eilperin / Washington Post:
Climate Is a Risky Issue for Democrats  —  All of the leading Democratic contenders for the presidency are committed to a set of cuts in greenhouse gas emissions that would change the way Americans light their homes, fuel their automobiles and do their jobs, costing billions of dollars …
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
In Iowa Field, Edwards Sees Only Senator Clinton
Alex Crippen /
Supermodel Gisele Not in Buffett's Bear Camp on Dollar After All, Manager Tells CNBC  —  It turns out that supermodel Gisele Bundchen isn't siding with Warren Buffett as a U.S. dollar bear after all, her manager tells CNBC.  —  This morning a Bloomberg story got picked up by several news outlets …
David Rohde / New York Times:
A Detour From a Battle Against Terror  —  While Gen. Pervez Musharraf justified his emergency rule decree as helping him combat terrorism, it could end up weakening his ability to rein in the Qaeda militants who ultimately threaten American interests.  —  In fact, Western diplomats here said …
New York Times:
Ousted Justice in Pakistan Urges Defiance
Discussion: Law Blog
Jackie Kucinich / The Hill:
Shuler, Bilbray join forces on border security measure  —  Two ardent proponents of border security are teaming up to introduce a bipartisan bill aimed at curtailing illegal immigration through employer sanctions.  —  Reps. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.) and Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) …
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Limbaugh Attacks!  —  Rush Limbaugh went after a young HS graduate on his radio show because she broke down and cried talking about the environment and Global Warming.  —  via email: … Download (40) |  Play (42)  —  The Gavel has the video of her testimony. … (Read the rest of this story...)
Jonathan E. Kaplan / The Hill:
Freshman Dems revolt on free trade  —  Many freshman Democratic lawmakers are expected to oppose a free trade deal with Peru this week despite pressure from House leaders.  —  Although Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has told her freshman class that they may "vote their districts," …
Michael Cooper / New York Times:
Giuliani Says Successes Surpass Kerik's Mistakes  —  Former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani said yesterday that the crime-fighting successes of the disgraced former police commissioner, Bernard B. Kerik, outweighed his legal problems, and added that "if I have the same degree of success and failure …
Michelle Malkin:
All aboard the impeachment bandwagon: Cheney first, Bush next  —  I told you on Friday about Dennis Kucinich's privileged resolution to impeach Vice President Dick Cheney.  Well, today's the day.  The UFO-spotter will hold a press conference at 3pm Eastern.
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
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Amir Shah / Associated Press:
Bombs targeting Afghan lawmakers kill 64
Discussion: MSNBC and The Jawa Report
Spencer Ackerman / TPMmuckraker:
U.S. Plan Envisioned Nuking Iran, Syria, Libya
Michael D. Shear / Washington Post:
Bush Vote Divided in GOP Race
Discussion: The Swamp
Ilene R. Prusher / Christian Science Monitor:
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Philip Johnston / Telegraph:
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Discussion: Autopia
Jeffrey Toobin / New Yorker:
UNFORGIVEN  —  Why is Clarence Thomas so angry?
Discussion: BitsBlog, INTEL DUMP and Althouse
Tracy Schario /
Student who Complained of Swastikas Admits Responsibility
Salt Lake Tribune:
No to Referendum 1: Vouchers would not improve Utah education
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Romney scores a big conservative endorsement
Associated Press:
Stephen Colbert Drops Presidential Bid
Jay Mathews / Washington Post:
New Study Gives Hovering College Parents Extra Credit
Discussion: QandO and Suburban Guerrilla