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1:05 AM ET, January 8, 2008


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Michael Elmore / Political Radar:
Rivals Reacts to Teary Clinton  —  ABC News' David Muir, Raelyn Johnson and Sunlen Miller Report: Former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., on the tail end of his 36-hour campaigning marathon in New Hampshire on day before the primary vote, reacted to rival Sen. Hillary Clinton's emotional moment Monday.
USA Today:
Gallup: Clinton-Obama tied nationally; Huckabee leads GOP  —  Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama each drew 33% of the support from Democrats surveyed in its latest national poll, Gallup just announced.  —  In mid-December, well before Obama won last Thursday's Democratic caucuses in Iowa …
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Clinton fights back tears: 'It's not easy'  —  Exhausted and facing the prospect of losing the second test of her primary campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton fought back tears as her voice broke at the close of a sedate event in a Portsmouth coffee shop.  —  She expressed the sheer difficulty …
Frank Newport / Gallup:
Huckabee, Obama Gain at National Level  —  Huckabee leads; Obama moves into tie with Clinton  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Republican Mike Huckabee and Democrat Barack Obama — both winners in last week's Iowa caucuses — have gained support at the national level among those who identify with their respective parties.
Discussion: TalkLeft, Say Anything and Open Left
Romney: I can ‘post up against Barack Obama’  —  STRATHAM, New Hampshire (CNN) ­ — Mitt Romney has been shifting his message to focus on change following Barack Obama as the likely Democratic nominee.  —  Romney said Republicans need a nominee who can compete with Obama.
Emily Friedman / ABCNEWS:
Can Clinton's Emotions Get the Best of Her?
CNN:   First votes counted in New Hampshire primary
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Some Hillary Advisers Worry About Staying In Past New Hampshire …
Discussion: PoliGazette
Marc Ambinder:
Romney's Challenge To Obama
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
Discussion: KnoxViews and Spin Cycle
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
BAD CALL  —  There's been a lot of rough news for Hillary Clinton in the last 72 hours.  And a lot of unforced errors.  But I think on this MLK and Lyndon Johnson remark, the edited quote that's circulating from The Politico is misleading.  —  The Politico quote is ...  But I think the full quote reads differently.
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias, TalkLeft and The RBC
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Clinton and Obama, Johnson and King  —  Clinton rejoined the running argument over hope and “false hope” in an interview in Dover this afternoon, reminding Fox's Major Garrett that while Martin Luther King Jr. spoke on behalf of civil rights, President Lyndon Johnson was the one who got the legislation passed.
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
RedState Tells Readers Scoop Developers Are All Liberals, So Fork Over $25 Grand  —  I realize that there's one born every minute, but in a letter to RedState readers, Erick Erickson says that their readers need to raise $25,000 in order to keep them from being overrun by a liberal plot:
Discussion: Lonewacko and The Liberal Avenger
Atrios / Eschaton:
Conservative Victims  —  From Red State.  This is pretty hilarious even for them. … There's more, but you get the idea.  It's the fault of liberals that they can't run their website because... hell I don't know.
RedState has a real need for your help
Discussion: Bluey Blog and PoliBlog (TM)
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
BILL TO PAUL SUPPORTERS: 'YOU'RE NUTS'  —  From NBC/NJ's Mike Memoli  —  KEENE, NH — Several Ron Paul supporters shadowed a much larger Clinton entourage as Bill Clinton greeted supporters downtown.  The former president later called them “nuts."  —  During his third stop of the day …
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Sean Hannity Flees from Ron Paul Supporters  —  Ron Paul supporters were yelling “ FOX News Sucks” and chasing after Sean Hannity the other night.  “Hey Hannity, how about an interview?"  “We're not falling for it anymore” “You suck Sean"...FNC shut out Ron Paul from their Republican Presidential forum …
Mary Katharine Ham / TownHall Blog:
Iron My Shirt  —  I'm still at the Hillary rally.  My computer battery died.  —  Two protestors just stood up in the audience holding orange signs that read “IRON MY SHIRT,” and chanted “Iron my shirt, Iron my shirt” for a few seconds until led out by security.
Think Progress:
O'Hanlon Mourns That Obama Was Right On Iraq  —  Brookings fellow Michael O'Hanlon continues his abysmal record of staking out the wrong positions on Iraq in an article in this morning's Wall Street Journal, criticizing presidential candidate and Illinois Senator Barack Obama's position on the war.
Richelieu / Weekly Standard:
Only Obama Can Beat Obama  —  Time to adjust some final predictions from my barstool here in New Hampshire.  —  I thought Huckabee would get something going here.  He has, but not much.  Romney gave him a good beating in the first minutes of the Fox debate last night, and the Huck's schedule here has been light.
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Michael Powell / New York Times:
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Discussion: TalkLeft
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Obama Won Because Of Liberals and Progressives
Human Events:
New Hampshire Predictions: Obama Blowout; Romney Rallying
Discussion: The Corner
Steven Ginsberg / Fact Checker:
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Dan Froomkin / Washington Post:
Bush's Messiah Complex
Steve Benen / Crooks and Liars:
Kristol off to a bad start: Video Mash up!
Ben Smith / The Politico:
The Thatcher parallel  —  Clinton has been pretty explicit …
 Earlier Items: 
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Edwards Adviser Trippi: Hillary Campaign Is Broke
Discussion: TIME
Nikki Finke / Deadline Hollywood Daily:
IT'S OFFICAL NOW: NBC And Hollywood Foreign Press Scrap Big …
Discussion: Truthdig and L.A. Times
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
On Eve Of Primary, Hillary Drops Negative Mailer Hitting Obama On Taxes
Mary Ann Akers / The Sleuth:
Lapsed Mormon Unloads On Mitt Romney
The Corner:
Re: Queen Hillary
Marcella Bombardieri / Boston Globe:
Clinton heightens terrorism rhetoric
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