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6:05 AM ET, November 11, 2007


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Eduardo Gallardo / Associated Press:
Spanish King Tells Chavez to "Shut Up" … SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - The king of Spain told Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to "shut up" Saturday during a heated exchange at a summit of leaders from Latin America, Spain and Portugal.  —  Chavez, who called President Bush the "devil" …
Discussion: A NEWT ONE and Blue Crab Boulevard
Moises Naim / Los Angeles Times:
Hugo Chavez's criminal paradise  —  Under the anti-globalization president, Venezuela has become a haven for global crime.  —  While President Hugo Chavez has been molding Venezuela into his personal socialist vision, other transformations — less visible but equally profound — have taken hold in the country.
JMG / Barcepundit:
I'M NOT PRO-MONARCHY in the sense that I don't believe that any office should be hereditary, including the head of state.  But I can't help but cheer on king Juan Carlos today: … UPDATE (Sunday).  Daniel of Venezuela has more.  And as I wrote in my Spanish blog, I also commend Zapatero …
Eloise Harper / ABCNEWS:
Another Question Planted by Clinton Campaign  —  Illinois Minister Tells ABC News That Clinton Staffer Asked Him to Pose a War Question  —  One day after Democratic Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaign confirmed that a staffer planted a question for the presidential candidate at a recent campaign stop …
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:   After The Fall  —  The latest Hillarity about planted questions …
Frank Rich / New York Times:
The Coup at Home  —  AS Gen. Pervez Musharraf arrested judges, lawyers and human-rights activists in Pakistan last week, our Senate was busy demonstrating its own civic mettle.  Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein, liberal Democrats from America's two most highly populated blue states …
White House:
President Bush and Chancellor Merkel of Germany Participate in a Joint Press Availability  —  PRESIDENT BUSH: Thank you for coming.  The Chancellor and I had a series of discussions on important subjects, starting with a dinner we had last night.  And then we got up this morning …
Jamiecnn / CNN Political Ticker:
Bush: Musharraf assurances are 'positive steps'
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Clinton, Obama offer contrasting visions  —  Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama offered an arena full of Iowans a sharp choice between her fierce partisanship and his more conciliatory vision, between "turning up the heat on the Republicans" and "a nation healed."
Discussion: CNN Political Ticker
John McCormick / The Swamp:
Edwards hits Clinton, Dodd says general to be close
Austin Bay Blog:
A conversation in Bagram, Afghanistan  —  DATELINE: Bagram Air Force Base, Afghanistan November 9, 2007  —  Yesterday in Afghanistan an Air Force lieutenant colonel and I started one of those "well I don't know anybody and I've got to waste some time" chats.
Discussion: TBogg
Deborah Baker / Associated Press:
NM Rep. Tom Udall to Run for Senate  —  SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tom Udall who will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Pete Domenici, an aide to the congressman said Saturday.  —  "He's definitely running," Tom Nagle, Udall's chief of staff, told The Associated Press.
New York Times:
Broken Supply Channel Sent Weapons for Iraq Astray  —  As the insurgency in Iraq escalated in the spring of 2004, American officials entrusted an Iraqi businessman with issuing weapons to Iraqi police cadets training to help quell the violence.  —  By all accounts, the businessman …
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Cliff Schecter
Danny Hakim / New York Times:
Spitzer Showing Signs of Shift on License Plan  —  Reeling from relentless criticism of his plan to issue New York driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Eliot Spitzer indicated on Friday that he had not ruled out shelving the idea.  —  The governor's aides have grown increasingly concerned …
Discussion: QandO, GINA COBB and JustOneMinute
Matthew Hickley / Daily Mail:
The uninvited guest: Chinese sub pops up in middle of U.S. Navy exercise, leaving military chiefs red-faced  —  When the U.S. Navy deploys a battle fleet on exercises, it takes the security of its aircraft carriers very seriously indeed.  —  At least a dozen warships provide a physical guard …
Brad DeLong / Grasping Reality with Both Hands:
Can We Retire Bob Herbert?  —  Yes, it is yet another edition of why oh why can't we have a better press corps.  This time it is Bob Herbert who should be retired and sent to doing something socially useful: … This is simply wrong: We may fall into a recession in the near future—odds are 50-50.
Discussion: The Sideshow
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Republicans blame the wrong president for overstretched military  —  Of all of Bush's misstatements from the 2000 presidential election, one of the most obviously-false attacks was on military readiness.  Indeed, then-Gov. Bush blamed Clinton and Gore directly for "hollowing out" the military.
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Angry Bear
Eric Kleefeld / Election Central:
Top Iowa Story: Rudy Attacks Bill Clinton — Plus Russia And China
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Jason Straziuso / Associated Press:
Deaths mark grim Afghan, Iraq milestones
Philip Elliott / Associated Press:
Romney aides oppose speech on religion
New York Times:
The Web Finds Ron Paul, and Takes Him for a Ride
Discussion: The American Mind
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
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Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
NUCLEAR....John McCain offered up some criticism of Bernie Kerik …
Learfield / Radio Iowa:
Edwards @ John Mellencamp concert
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