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9:45 AM ET, January 7, 2008


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William Kristol / New York Times:
President Mike Huckabee?  —  MANCHESTER, N.H.  —  Thank you, Senator Obama.  You've defeated Senator Clinton in Iowa.  It looks as if you're about to beat her in New Hampshire.  There will be no Clinton Restoration.  A nation turns its grateful eyes to you.
Robert Shrum / NY Daily News:
Sen. Clinton's massive mistake - and the final chance to fix it  —  Be Our Guest  —  If (although I strongly suspect the right word is “when") Hillary Clinton loses tomorrow's New Hampshire primary, there will be a few proto-obituaries for her campaign and many more stories about how it will be “shaken up” or “relaunched.”
Washington Times:
Clinton recruits out-of-staters to pack rally  —  Reporters who walked into this Nashua high school today were immediately struck by the crowd — there are visibly more people here for Sen. Hillary Clinton than were here for Sen. Barack Obama yesterday in the same location.
Roger Simon / The Politico:
Can you win on dull?  —  NASHUA, N.H. — Two candidates, one room, two days and two worlds apart.  —  That was Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton at the Nashua High School North gymnasium Saturday and Sunday.  —  And the difference between the two candidates was never more apparent.
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
John Whitesides / Reuters:
Obama rockets past Clinton in New Hampshire  —  MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Democrat Barack Obama rocketed to a 10-point lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire one day before their showdown in the state's presidential primary, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Monday.
Discussion: The Reaction and American Street
Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby New Hampshire Tracking Poll: Big “Mo-bama” Grabs Dems in Granite State; McCain Regains Lead Over Romney in GOP Battle  —  UTICA, New York - Democrat Barack Obama's dramatic post-Iowa momentum has come to full bloom in the Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby New Hampshire daily tracking poll …
The Politico:
Romney dials down expectations hard  —  Mitt Romney, a dominant favorite in New Hampshire just weeks ago, said Sunday that a “close second” to Arizona Sen. John McCain would be a significant feat on Tuesday.  —  The almost frantic downsizing of expectations for the former Massachusetts governor came …
Discussion: Daily Pundit
Joe Klein / TIME: Swampland:
McCain's Lost Weekend  —  The polls still have John McCain comfortably ahead of Mitt Romney in the New Hampshire primary, but I don't believe them.  For one thing, McCain has just dragged himself through two of his worst debate performances ever.  For another, Mitt Romney …
Discussion: Ross Douthat and The New Republic
USA Today:
Obama up by 13 points, McCain up by 4 in USAT/Gallup Poll in N.H.  —  Sen. Barack Obama has opened up a 13 percentage point lead over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in the battle for votes in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll conducted in the state from Friday through this afternoon.
Poll: Obama jumps ahead of Clinton in New Hampshire
Geoff Earle / New York Post:
Discussion: Don Surber
Kate Phillips / The Caucus:
Clinton-Obama Phone Call Flap
Discussion: The RBC and Gateway Pundit
Washington Post:
McCain Asserts That He Could Beat Obama in Nov.
Discussion: The Caucus and New York Times
New York Times:   Retracing Steps, McCain Is Feeling Rejuvenated
Dean Barnett / Weekly Standard:
Is There Something Happening Here?  —  Something rather odd …
Discussion: UNCoRRELATED and Hot Air
The Politico:
Hillary advisers fear N.H. loss
Britons ‘richer than Americans’  —  The average UK person will this year have a greater income than their US counterpart for the first time since the 19th Century, figures suggest.  —  Analyst Oxford Economics said the UK's GDP per head of population will reach £23,500 - £250 higher than in the US.
Discussion: QandO
Musharraf: Bhutto to blame for own death  —  RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (CNN) — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination was her own fault, the country's president, Pervez Musharraf, said in an interview that aired Sunday on U.S. television.
Obama: 'A Man Who Will Restore America's Image in the World'  —  “How many politicians are capable of arousing such emotions?  How many have done it since John F. Kennedy? ...  Obama should thank Bush in his prayers.  Without him, America wouldn't be seeking a uniter - let alone a redeemer. ”
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
From Hype to Fear  —  The unemployment report on Friday was brutally bad.  Unemployment rose in December, while job creation was minimal — and it's highly likely, for technical reasons, that the job number will be revised down, showing an actual decline in employment.
Tim Golden / New York Times:
Defying U.S. Plan, Prison Expands in Afghanistan  —  WASHINGTON — As the Bush administration struggles for a way to close the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a similar effort to scale down a larger and more secretive American detention center in Afghanistan has been troubled by political …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
GOP DEBATE WRAP-UP  —  First, I think you have to say that tonight's Republican debate didn't hold a candle to yesterday's in terms of entertainment firepower.  That said, all jokes aside, Mitt Romney did much, much better than he did last night.  It didn't take much of course.
Hugh Hewitt /
Romney Rising  —  Whoa.  Did you see the Luntz focus group …
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Madeleine K. Albright / Washington Post:
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John Hawkins / Right Wing News:
The Twenty Most Annoying Liberals In The United States: The 2007 Edition
Jesse Wendel / Group News Blog:
Declaration - Request - Promise:: Lead - Lobby - Legislate
Discussion: Firedoglake and
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Compromising Blowhards  —  So, I hear that Bush dog Democrat Dan Boren …
Discussion: The Sideshow
Julie Bosman / The Caucus:
Edwards: No Conscience in Clinton Campaign
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Chris Wallace / The Page:
Fox News Forum Transcript
Discussion: PoliGazette
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
WHERE WE ARE  —  Here's a post, in its entirety from Ben Smith's blog at The Politico ...
Ian Urbina / New York Times:
Voter ID Laws Are Set to Face a Crucial Test
Discussion: Political Machine
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Video of O'Reilly calling Obama staffer an “SOB” and “low class”
Jonathan Adler / The Volokh Conspiracy:
Monday Morning Clacker / GreenMountainPolitics1:
Bad Romney Staffer! Bad! Bad! Bad!