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2:45 PM ET, November 29, 2007


 Top Items: 
Michelle Malkin:
Digging out more CNN/YouTube plants: Abortion questioner is declared Edwards supporter (and a slobbering Anderson Cooper fan); Log Cabin Republican questioner is declared Obama supporter; lead toy questioner is a prominent union activist for the Edwards-endorsing United Steelworkers
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
'Gay question' general linked to Clinton  —  The retired general who asked about gays and lesbians serving in the military at the CNN/YouTube Republican debate on Wednesday is a co-chair of Hillary Clinton's National Military Veterans group.  —  Retired Brig. Gen. Keith H. Kerr was named …
New York Times:
The Republican Debate  —  Following is a transcript of the Republican Presidential debate in St. Petersburg, Fla., as provided by the Federal News Service.  —  PARTICIPANTS:  —  FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI  —  FORMER ARKANSAS GOVERNOR MIKE HUCKABEE
Bryan / Hot Air:
At CNN, November is planting season; Update: Plant video edit added!
Discussion: snapped shot
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Republicans Debate: Winners and Losers
Discussion: Salon and The Politico
Perry Bacon Jr / Washington Post:
Foes Use Obama's Muslim Ties to Fuel Rumors About Him  —  In his speeches and often on the Internet, the part of Sen. Barack Obama's biography that gets the most attention is not his race but his connections to the Muslim world.  —  Since declaring his candidacy for president in February …
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Pssst.  Pass It On  —  It doesn't matter if it's true or not.  It's "out there": … No, those aren't the opening paragraphs of a Townhall hit piece.  That's the Washington Post recycling anonymous wingnut email trash and calling it "rumors."  I guess we should be grateful …
Jill / Brilliant at Breakfast:
Nope.  No bias here.  —  Actual Washington Post headline:
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
The Chicago Tribune vs. Time magazine  —  (updated below: Klein's GOP source outs himself)  —  As I noted yesterday, The Chicago Tribune reprinted factually false excerpts from Joe Klein's Time column.  But unlike Time — which disgracefully continues to stand behind Klein's falsehoods …
Christy Hardin Smith / Firedoglake:
FISA: Klein's Source Was Hoekstra And Other Unforced Errors  —  [Please welcome Caroline Fredrickson of the ACLU to discuss the pending FISA/RESTORE legislation.  As always with guests, please stay on topic and be polite — any off-topic discussions should be taken to the prior thread.  — CHS]
William Neikirk / Chicago Tribune:
Henry Hyde dies at 83  —  Henry J. Hyde — known for his courtly manners, oratorical skills and historical knowledge during 32 years as the conservative voice of the western suburbs in Congress — died today, according to the office of House Republican Leader John Boehner.  He was 83.
Discussion: On Deadline
Steven A. Camarota /
Immigrants in the United States, 2007  —  A Profile of America's Foreign-Born Population  —  This Backgrounder provides a detailed picture of the number and socio-economic status of the nation's immigrant or foreign-born population, both legal and illegal.  The data was collected by the Census Bureau in March 2007.
Discussion: Bill Hobbs
Mark Krikorian / The Corner:
Subsidizing Immigration  —  My center released a new profile …
Discussion: USA Today and Washington Post
Crunchy Con:
Illegal immigrants: a welfare nation
Robert D. Novak / Washington Post:
Why Lott Cashed It In  —  Well-connected Republicans in Mississippi were shocked by more than the unexpected nature of Trent Lott's resignation announcement Monday.  They were stunned that Lott, in good health at age 66 and at the top of his game, was leaving the Senate just one year into his fourth term in order to make more money.
Mike / The Monkey Tennis Centre:
The self-loathing Brits who think teddy bear teacher deserves her fate  —  Other than among Islamic hardliners, you would think that the plight of British teacher Gillian Gibbons, who faces jail and 40 lashes in Sudan for allowing her pupils to name a teddy bear Mohammed, would elicit near-universal sympathy.
Jerusalem Post:
Hamas demands UN rescind '47 partition  —  Hamas on Thursday called on the UN to rescind the 1947 decision to partition Palestine into two states, one for Jews and one for Arabs.  —  The group said in a statement, released on the 60th anniversary of the UN vote, that "Palestine is Arab Islamic land …
Jerry Mitchell / Clarion-Ledger:
Oxford lawyer indicted  — Scruggs among 5 accused in alleged judicial bribery  —  Multimillionaire Mississippi lawyer Dickie Scruggs, portrayed in a 1999 Hollywood film about his legal fight against the tobacco industry, is facing federal charges of conspiring to bribe a judge handling $26.5 million …
Juan Forero / Washington Post:
Old Allies Abandon Chávez as Constitution Vote Nears  —  CUMANA, Venezuela — Few associates had been as loyal to President Hugo Chávez as the governor of the coastal state of Sucre, Ramón Martínez.  And few are now more determined to defeat Chávez …
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
Kennedy to Challenge Landrieu  —  Political Wire has learned that Lousiana state Treasurer John Kennedy (R) — who switched his party affiliation to the Republican Party earlier this year — will challenge Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in 2008.  The official announcement will be early next year though …
Discussion: WBRZ-TV and Election Central
Washington Post:
Impeachment Is So Yesterday for Clinton, Rogan  —  Maybe there's hope for the Middle East, after all.  If Bill Clinton and one of the men who helped impeach him can make peace, why not the Israelis and the Palestinians?  —  In one of the more startling cases of odd bedfellows …
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Tyler Cowen / Marginal Revolution:
A plea for more anthropology of ideology
Discussion: Washington Monthly and EconLog
CNN Political Ticker:
Giuliani takes aim at 'hit job' by paper
Discussion: MoJoBlog and Daily Kos
Part II: CNN/YouTube Republican presidential debate transcript
Maggie Haberman / New York Post:
Discussion: QandO
Gadi Dechter / Baltimore Sun:
UB, Iraq university sign deal
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Court orders Bush administration to disclose telecom lobbying ties.
G. Tracy Mehan, III / American Spectator:
The Virginia GOP's "Loyalty Oath"
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Rex Nutting / MarketWatch:
U.S. GDP revised up to 4.9% for third quarter
 Earlier Items: 
Eric Berger / Houston Chronicle:
Decisions to name storms draw concern
Jim Oliphant / The Swamp:
Leahy threatens White House with contempt
Bob Egelko / San Francisco Chronicle:
U.S. judge orders Bush to release records of telecom firm contacts
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
Rove's Frankenstein Moment
Washington Post:
Bill Clinton's Claim of Opposing Iraq War From Outset Disputed
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
ACU President David Keene Endorses Romney
Jerusalem Post:
'Stop treating me like a pariah'