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12:35 PM ET, November 10, 2007

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Major Garrett / Fox News:
Clinton Campaign Confirms Planting Town Hall Question, Says It Won't Happen Again  —  SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton's campaign admitted Friday that it planted a global warming question in Newton, Iowa, Tuesday during a town hall meeting to discuss clean energy.
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Andrew Malcolm / Los Angeles Times:
Clinton admits planting questions in public forum  —  Hillary Clinton stopped at a bio-diesel plant in Newton, Iowa earlier this week to see alternative fuels in the making and drive home the week's campaign theme of her energy plan.  After a tour, the candidate took questions from the crowd.
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Sara Just / Political Radar:
Clinton Camp Admits To Planting Questions  —  Eloise Harper Reports: The Clinton campaign has admitted to planting questions in Iowa.  They have confirmed that a campaign staffer approached a student to ask Sen. Clinton a question about global warming during a campaign stop at a biodiesel plant in Newton, Iowa, on Nov. 6.
Kos / Daily Kos:
Clinton campaign lied about tip
Charles McGrath / New York Times:
Norman Mailer, Outspoken Novelist, Dies at 84  —  Norman Mailer, the combative, controversial and often outspoken novelist who loomed over American letters longer and larger than any writer of his generation, died today at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.  He was 84.
Richard Landes / Pajamas Media:
AL-DURA AND THE "PUBLIC SECRET" OF MIDDLE EAST JOURNALISM  —  The evidence emerging from the ongoing Al Dura trial in France indicates that Western journalists are fully aware that some of the footage they use in their reports on the Mideast conflict is staged, charges Richard Landes.
Discussion: Power Line
Stephen Labaton / New York Times:
F.C.C. Planning Rules to Open Cable Market  —  The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to impose significant new regulations to open the cable television market to independent programmers and rival video services after determining that cable companies have become too dominant in the industry, senior commission officials said.
Bob Egelko / San Francisco Chronicle:
Feinstein backs legal immunity for telecom firms in wiretap cases  —  Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Thursday that she favors legal immunity for telecommunications companies that allegedly shared millions of customers' telephone and e-mail messages and records with the government …
Los Angeles Times:
LAPD defends Muslim mapping effort  —  PRAYERS: Worshipers arrive at the King Fahd Mosque on Friday.  Skeptics of the police program say U.S. Muslims are dispersed, reject extremism, are generally satisfied with their lives and have little in common with their counterparts in Europe, where low-income enclaves can breed terrorism.
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
TPM's Ultimate Kerik Scandal List!  —  No rundown of Bernard Kerik's ethical shortcomings could ever hope to be comprehensive, but we've done our best.  So here, without any further ado, is our grand catalogue.  Thanks to TPMm research hounds Adrianne Jeffries, Will Thomas and Peter Sheehy and TPMm readers for all the help.
Fife Symington / CNN:
Ex-Gov. Symington: I saw a UFO  —  Former Arizona Governor Fife Symington will be moderating a November 12 event at the National Press Club where he will discuss the Phoenix Lights incident.  He says he will be joined by 14 former high ranking military and government officials from 7 countries …
Telegraph:
Dr Bari: Government stoking Muslim tension  —  The head of the Muslim Council of Britain does not mince his words on integration, report Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson  —  There is fear and loathing in Britain.  This week, the head of MI5 claimed there were 2,000 people involved …
Discussion: Death, Yourish.com and Jihad Watch
Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés / The Moderate Voice:
Veterans Day 2007: Our Brothers and Sisters On the Job  —  Here at the Iraq War Today website, there are some great "working" pictures of our brothers and sisters in Iraq and Afghanistan, very different from many 'news' pictures we see daily, especially those of soldiers ordered away …
Discussion: protein wisdom
Associated Press:
Anti-abortion postings ordered removed  —  PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge ordered an anti-abortion activist to remove Web site postings that authorities said exhorted readers to kill an abortion provider by shooting her in the head.  —  District Court Judge Thomas Golden granted …
David Weigel / Reason Magazine:
Feel the Pajamamentum!  —  It's a little-known fact that Pajamas Media—the ambitious blog news site launched by Roger Simon and Charles Johnson—still exists.  In one week it'll celebrate its second anniversary, actually.  I was reminded of this when I clicked an Instapundit blog ad promising me …
Discussion: Dennis The Peasant
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
Bill Clinton Says His Wife Took the Rap on Health Care  —  Former President Bill Clinton said Thursday that he should receive more blame than his wife for the failed attempt to revamp the nation's health care system more than a decade ago.  —  "You know how much she cares about this," …
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Raymond Hernandez / New York Times:
Republicans in Congress Propose Bills on Licenses
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Glenn Reynolds / Instapundit.com:
SOME MORE PHOTOS FROM BLOGWORLD EXPO:  —  Pinups for the troops:
Discussion: Pajamas Media and alicublog
John / Argghhh!:
A STORY YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED, AS THE REGULAR PRESS DOESN'T COVER GOOD NEWS MUCH.
Discussion: BitsBlog and QandO
Andrew Malcolm / Los Angeles Times:
Obama orders ice cream—and gets a plea too
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Manu Raju / The Hill:
Senate approves Mukasey nomination
Edmund L. Andrews / New York Times:
Fed Chief Warns of Worse Times in the Economy
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Udall has decided to run for Senate
Agence France Presse:
Hamas says it will seize West Bank if Israel withdraws
Matthew Hay Brown / The Swamp:
Bush's bishops: Exit Iraq now
Greg Sargent / Horses Mouth:
Presto!  CNN Edits Pelosi's Quote To Make Her Say Dem Congress …
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Reid Allowed Vote On Mukasey In Exchange For Military Funding Bill
 

 
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