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2:20 PM ET, December 21, 2007

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USA Today:
Poll: Obama makes gains, is even with Clinton in N.H.  —  PELHAM, N.H. — Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are locked in a dead heat among New Hampshire voters in a statewide USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, underscoring the volatility of the race less than three weeks before the nation's first primary.
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USA Today:
USA TODAY / Gallup poll  —  Results are based on interviews with 477 New Hampshire residents deemed most likely to vote in the Republican primary .  The results for Section II are based on interviews with 510 New Hampshire residents deemed most likely to vote in the Democratic primary.
Holly Ramer / Associated Press:
Clinton says wife a ‘world-class genius’  —  WOLFEBORO, N.H. - Former President Clinton says his wife is a “world-class genius” when it comes to improving the lives of others.  —  Clinton stuck mostly to familiar themes in two hour-long appearances Thursday, describing at length what he views as the nation's biggest challenges.
Patrick Healy / The Caucus:
Richardson Accuses Clinton of ‘Flip-Flop’ on Iraq Pullout  —  MUSCATINE, Iowa — I just got a phone call — unprompted — from Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico, a Democratic candidate for president, blasting Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton for saying she would withdraw nearly all American troops …
Michael Levenson / Boston Globe:
Romney never saw father on King march  —  Defends figurative words; evidence contradicts story  —  Mitt Romney acknowledged yesterday that he never saw his father march with Martin Luther King Jr. as he asserted in a nationally televised speech this month, and historical evidence shows …
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
It Gets Better  —  Here's the latest on Mitt and MLK.  Thirty years ago, Romney's version of the story was even more figurative:
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Gov. George Romney And Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Discussion: Power Line
Zogby:
Zogby Poll: Obama Leads Top Republicans  —  Telephone survey shows fellow Democrats Hillary Clinton and John Edwards would defeat some GOPers, lose to others  —  UTICA, New York - Illinois Sen. Barack Obama would defeat all five of the top Republicans in prospective general election contests …
Discussion: race42008.com
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
The Line: Someone Has to Win the GOP Nomination
Discussion: TalkLeft and MSNBC
The Campaign Spot:
Rush Limbaugh's First Shots at Huckabee  —  So everybody and their brother is listening to Rush today, wondering if he'll take a shot at Huckabee after an unnamed Huckabee aide in DC criticized Limbaugh...  The first comment, moments into the show: “You want to whine like Mike Huckabee's whining …
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Michelle Malkin:
Mike Huckabee: The anti-Limbaugh candidate
Discussion: RushLimbaugh.com and Marc Ambinder
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Obama Camp Registers Anti-Clinton Web Sites  —  Campaign Plays Semantics Over Whether Sites Are Personal Attacks  —  Though Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has pledged to keep criticisms of his rival, Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, focused on the issues, ABC News has learned that his campaign secretly registered …
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Ben Smith / The Politico:
Obama runs tight campaign ship
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:   Hey Obama — Who Are You Calling Desperate?
The Politico:
Dem leaders pressured to alter war strategy  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, despite their pledges to continue pushing to end the war in Iraq, face growing pressure from their rank-and-file Democrats to focus more attention on domestic, “pocketbook” issues in the upcoming election year.
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Janet Hook / Los Angeles Times:
Bush boxed in his congressional foes
Byron York / The Corner:
Why Isn't Anyone Paying Attention to This?  —  This was not exactly bannered across the front page of the New York Times yesterday.  As a matter of fact, I don't think I saw it in my paper at all.  But on the Times' website, dated December 20, there is this headline: “Giuliani's Office Shifted Money Around?
Eugene Robinson / Washington Post:
A Problem Like Bill  —  Hillary Clinton tells audiences that having lived in the White House for eight eventful years, she's eager to take charge as president on “day one."  Apparently, though, so is Bill.  —  Before the Clinton campaign's recent shift to themes of warmth and approachability …
Discussion: Fausta's blog and Betsy's Page
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Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:   A Flibbertigibbet, A Will O' The Wisp, A Clown
Mark Schmitt / American Prospect:
The “Theory of Change” Primary  —  Perhaps we are being too literal in believing that “hope” and bipartisanship are things that Obama naively believes are present and possible, when in fact they are a tactic, a method of subverting and breaking the unified conservative power structure.
Der Rocketführer / Sadly, No!:
Journey to the Center of 20,000 Leagues Under the Bottom of the Barrel  —  This passage is the lowest of the low.  Jonah tries to show that Nazis were really gay rights activists at heart.  Read at your own risk.  [And plz forgive the weird inconsistencies at the bottom of the graphic …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Blindly Into the Bubble  —  When announcing Japan's surrender in 1945, Emperor Hirohito famously explained his decision as follows: “The war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan's advantage."  —  There was a definite Hirohito feel to the explanation Ben Bernanke …
Little Green Footballs:
Ron Paul's Photo-Op with Stormfront  —  An LGF reader emailed this photograph, showing Ron Paul at the Values Voters Presidential Debate in Fort Lauderdale on September 17, 2007.  Immediately to Paul's left: Don Black, the owner of neo-Nazi hate site Stormfront.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Reid and company target the true enemy: “Dodd and his allies”  —  (updated below - Update II)  —  During yesterday's chat with Washington Post Congressional reporter Paul Kane, this extremely revealing exchange occurred, regarding the view of Harry Reid and other anonymous Democrats …
Caroline Glick / Jerusalem Post:
Column One: The triumph of legal defeatism  —  This week the IDF distributed ribbons to its soldiers and officers for their service in the war with Hizbullah in 2006.  The ribbons were a source of embarrassment.  Soldiers and officers, who like the general public view the war …
 
 
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The Hillary Who Stole Christmas
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The Corner:
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American Pastoral  —  Mike Huckabee preaches to the choir …
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