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4:00 PM ET, January 28, 2008

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John Fund / Wall Street Journal:
Winging It  —  John McCain has a golden opportunity to make peace with conservatives.  Will he take advantage of it?  —  John McCain has to decide just how comfortable he wants the conservative base of the Republican Party to be with his candidacy.  Although he touts his conservative credentials …
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Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
McCain hits Romney hard on Fla. radio  —  With polls showing the race too close for comfort, both McCain and Romney are ramping up the negativity.  —  Romney has sent out at least two tough robocalls attacking McCain for being insufficiently conservative.  —  And now McCain is airing …
Quinnipiac University News and Events:
January 28, 2008 - McCain, Romney Tops In Florida GOP Race, As Giuliani Fades, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Clinton Has 20-Point Lead Among Democrats  —  Sen. John McCain and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are running neck and neck among Florida likely Republican voters …
Discussion: The Trail, FOX Embeds and Spin Cycle
Hindrocket / Power Line:
A RUN ON THE BANK  —  Every indication is that Rudy Giuliani …
Tapscott's Copy Desk:
Bush, GOP earmark cave-in: Conservatives are a base in search of a party  —  The White House is now confirming that President Bush won't be signing an executive order that could stop the vast majority of earmarks.  Instead, he's going to sign one “directing agencies to ignore …
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Michael Abramowitz / Washington Post:
Economy, War To Dominate State of Union
Robert Pear / New York Times:
In Speech, Bush to Pledge Vetoes to Slow Earmarks
Discussion: The Crypt's Blogs
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Katharine Q. Seelye / The Caucus:
Jackson: Not Upset by Clinton Remarks  —  The Rev. Jesse Jackson said late Sunday that he was not offended by comments on Saturday by former President Bill Clinton, who brought up Mr. Jackson's name in response to a question about Senator Barack Obama.  —  Mr. Clinton had noted that Mr. Jackson …
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Wall Street Journal:
Obama Gains, But Still Lags In Big States  —  Barack Obama's overwhelming weekend victory in South Carolina's Democratic primary gives him new momentum in the run-up to the near-national nominating contest a week from tomorrow, known as Super Tuesday.  —  But Mr. Obama heads into the 22-state showdown as the underdog.
Sam Graham-Felsen / my.barackobama.com:
Obama Rally with Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Rep. Patrick Kennedy, and Caroline Kennedy  —  Here are the remarks of Caroline Kennedy as prepared for delivery...  Here are the remarks of Senator Ted Kennedy as prepared for delivery...  Here are the remarks of Senator Obama as prepared for delivery...
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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
What's at stake today in the Senate's FISA filibuster vote  —  Last August, the Democratic Congress amended FISA when it passed the Protect America Act because the Bush administration and Mike McConnell shrilly warned — literally — that the country would be attacked by The Terrorists if they didn't do so immediately.
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CNN:
Huckabee challenges Romney over fried chicken  —  PENSACOLA, Florida (CNN) - Mitt Romney's failure to eat fried chicken with the skin on is nothing short of blasphemy here in the South, according to GOP rival Mike Huckabee.  —  Romney, of Massachusetts, dug into a piece fried chicken at KFC …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Confederate Yankee
Nitya / Political Radar:
Author Toni Morrison Endorses Obama  —  ABC News' Rick Klein and Sunlen Miller Report: Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison — who famously declared Bill Clinton to be the nation's “first black president” in a 1998 essay — today endorsed Barack Obama for president, via letter from Morrison to the Illinois senator.
Beth Reinhard / Naked Politics:
Janet Reno endorses Clinton  —  Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, who served in Bill Clinton's administration, is backing his wife in Tuesday's presidential primary.  —  Reno, who ran for governor in 2002 and served as Miami-Dade State Attorney, is one of Florida's best-known politicians.
Amy Waldman / The Atlantic Online:
The Truth About Jena  —  In the fall of 2006, Mychal Bell was a football hero, and his hometown, Jena, Louisiana, loved him for it.  As his high-school team posted its best season in six years, Bell scored 21 touchdowns, rushed for 1,006 yards, and was named player of the week three times by The Jena Times.
Discussion: Joanne Jacobs
Michael J. Totten:
The Final Mission, Part I  —  FALLUJAH - At the end of 2006 there were 3,000 Marines in Fallujah.  Despite what you might expect during a surge of troops to Iraq, that number has been reduced by 90 percent.  All Iraqi Army soldiers have likewise redeployed from the city.
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Team Obama Is Courting Everybody But the Press  —  GREENVILLE, S.C. — When reporters filed onto Barack Obama's press plane after his acrimonious debate with Hillary Rodham Clinton last week, one thing was noticeably missing amid the wine and snacks on the Boeing 737.
Brian Wesbury / Wall Street Journal:
The Economy Is Fine (Really)  —  It is hard to imagine any time in history when such rampant pessimism about the economy has existed with so little evidence of serious trouble.  —  True, retail sales fell 0.4% in December and fourth-quarter real GDP probably grew at only a 1.5% annual rate.
Discussion: Cafe Hayek
 
 
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