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4:10 PM ET, November 19, 2007


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Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Obama Camp Uses Disputed Gerth Account Of Clintons' 20-Year-Plan To Fault Hillary  —  Barack Obama has unveiled a new line of criticism against Hillary: In speeches he's started to point to the allegation made in Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta's Hillary book that the Clintons secretly formulated …
Steve Benen / Talking Points Memo:
Novak and Clinton and Obama ... oh my  —  If the acrimony between the Clinton and Obama presidential campaigns was kindling, Robert Novak's shamelessly unethical column was a match.  —  If you're just joining us, Novak reported yesterday that Hillary Clinton's "agents" …
The Atlantic Online:
John Fund Identifies The Obama "Rumor"
Discussion: TownHall Blog, Eunomia and Hot Air
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Attack!  —  I highly recommend Reed Hundt's new post over at TPMCafe …
Discussion: Brendan Nyhan
Associated Press:
Bush homeland security adviser resigns  —  WASHINGTON - Fran Townsend, the leading White House-based terrorism adviser who gave public updates on the extent of the threat to U.S. security, is stepping down after 4 1/2 years.  —  President Bush said in a statement Monday morning that Townsend …
Amanda / Think Progress:
Townsend's goodbye to Bush: 'You are such a man.'
Discussion: Wonkette
Bush's top homeland security adviser resigns
Discussion: News Hounds
Politicker NJ:
Ferguson won't seek re-election  —  Rep. Mike Ferguson will announce today that he will not seek re-election to a fifth term in 2008.  The 37-year-old Republican, who won re-election last year by just 1% against Democratic Assemblywoman Linda Stender, wants to spend more time with his four young children.
Josh Kraushaar / The Politico:
Ferguson announces surprise retirement
Discussion: CNN Political Ticker
Norman Podhoretz / Commentary:
A Response to Andrew Sullivan  —  In my article "The Case for Bombing Iran" (COMMENTARY, June 2007), in my book World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism, and in various public appearances (including a televised debate with Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek), I quoted the Ayatollah Khomeini as having said the following:
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:   NPod Responds  —  He gets Amir Taheri to cite his Khomeini quote …
New York Times:
U.S. Hopes to Arm Pakistani Tribes Against Al Qaeda  —  A new and classified American military proposal outlines an intensified effort to enlist tribal leaders in the frontier areas of Pakistan in the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban, as part of a broader effort to bolster Pakistani forces …
The Atlantic Online:
The LBJ Analogy  —  Dave Roberts comes away impressed by Hillary Clinton: … To me, this is the most convincing case to Clinton.  Rather than Sean Wilentz's Stevenson versus JFK analogy, I would analogize it to Lyndon Johnson versus every well-known liberal politician of the 1950s and 1960s.
Discussion: Gristmill and Talking Points Memo
Ezra Klein / American Prospect:
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Christopher Hitchens / Slate:
GOOD NEWS FROM IRAQ.  —  A few weeks ago, in Britain's Prospect magazine, the paper's foreign editor, Bartle Bull, published a bold essay saying that the high tide of violence in Iraq was essentially behind us and that the ebb had disclosed some interesting things.
Jeane MacIntosh / New York Post:
A NEW 'JIHAD JANE'  —  SHE'S MARINE OFFICER  —  The illegal immigrant with Hezbollah ties who faked a marriage to get U.S. citizenship, and then landed jobs as a top-level federal agent, has a former sister-in-law who pulled the same scam and is now a Marine officer, The Post has learned.
Bryan / Hot Air:
New Hot Air video: The Politics of Planting  —  Why did so many of the "undecided voters" who asked questions at last week's Democrat debate turn out to be either anti-war, labor, race politics or Democrat party activists?  —  Watch this video on blip.  —  Links:  —  Riehl World View
John Fund / Opinion Journal:
Mi Casa, Sue Casa  —  Nancy Pelosi tries to force the Salvation Army to hire people who can't speak English.  —  It's been less than a week since New York's Sen. Hillary Clinton and Gov. Eliot Spitzer had to climb down from their support of driver's licenses for illegal aliens.
Bill Carter / New York Times:
Fox Cable Guy Edges Into the Big Pay Leagues  —  Roger Ailes, the chairman of the Fox News Channel, calls Shepard Smith his "go-to guy," the person he wants leading the channel's coverage any time news breaks.  —  Mr. Ailes has put his network's money where he wants its chief voice to be.
Carl Campanile / New York Post:
GIULIANI PLAYING 9/11 CARD  —  Rudy Giuliani is trumpeting his leadership in the wake of 9/11 in campaign mailings to voters in Iowa and New Hampshire.  —  In one piece, Giuliani is hailed as "America's Mayor" who displayed "Strength through Leadership."  —  While Giuliani's supporters …
New York Times:
Goldman Sachs Rakes in Profit in Credit Crisis  —  For more than three months, as turmoil in the credit market has swept wildly through Wall Street, one mighty investment bank after another has been brought to its knees, leveled by multibillion-dollar blows to their bottom lines.
Matthew Continetti / Weekly Standard:
Remember me  —  Rudy Giuliani, Disciplinarian  —  As he has tacked to the left and right throughout his career, his worldview has remained constant.  —  Rudolph Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and frontrunner for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, worked …
David M. Herszenhorn / New York Times:
Democrats Say They Won't Back Down on War  —  Democrats in Congress failed once again Friday to shift President Bush's war strategy in Iraq, but insisted that they would not let up.  Their explanation for their latest foiled effort seemed to boil down to a simple question: "What else are we supposed to do?"
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Gordon Lubold / Christian Science Monitor:
Pentagon is left scrambling to pay for war
Discussion: Weekly Standard
George Packer / New Yorker:
FIGHTING WORDS … Earlier this month at the National Press Club …
Channel 4 vindicated over Undercover Mosque
Hillary Clinton Heckled During Forum on Global Warming in Los Angeles
Josh Gerstein / New York Sun:
Sikhs Seethe Over a Snub by Clintons
Discussion: MSNBC and JammieWearingFool
David Bernstein / The Volokh Conspiracy:
Courtney E. Martin / American Prospect:
The Problem With Youth Activism
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Frank James / The Swamp:
Two former Va. guvs to vie for Senate seat
Discussion: The Politico
 Earlier Items: 
San Francisco Chronicle:
3 ex-wives of Muslim bakery founder allege elaborate welfare scam
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Health care stance hurts Blunt
Discussion: MyDD and Daily Kos
Walter Shapiro / Salon:
Chris Dodd's perfect squelch
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
Hardball: Buchanan and Maddow on Illegal Immigration
Mark Hemingway / National Review Online:
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