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9:25 PM ET, January 29, 2008

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The Campaign Spot:
First (?) Wave of Florida Exits, Revealed  —  The first wave of exit poll numbers, including absentees: McCain 34.3 percent, Romney 32.6 percent, Giuliani 15.3 percent, Huckabee 12 percent.  —  UPDATE: Interestingly a second source — yes, guardians of the exit poll data …
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Robert Perez / Orlando Sentinel:
Area voters in Florida Primary are reporting problems at polls  —  One voter was told by poll workers there was no Democratic primary today  —  On Florida Primary day, voters are reporting problems across Central Florida from Daytona Beach to Hunter's Creek.
Associated Press:
Early FL exit poll highlights  —  Some highlights of preliminary data from exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks in the Florida presidential primary Tuesday:  —  ___  —  RISING IMPORTANCE FOR FALLING ECONOMY  —  Given four choices, nearly half …
Kate Phillips / The Caucus:
Live-Blogging the Sunshine Primary
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:   What Democratic Primary?  —  The Orlando Sentinel reports …
New Hampshire Union Leader:
Hillary's word: It's worth nothing  —  COURTING VOTERS in Iowa and New Hampshire, last August Sen. Hillary Clinton signed a pledge not to “campaign or participate” in the Michigan or Florida Democratic primaries.  She participated in both primaries and is campaigning in Florida.
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Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Florida Primary Results: First Live Thread  —  (larger version here.)  —  Update 8:00 pm : CNN calls Florida for Hillary Clinton, based on exit polls and 15% of vote in.  CNN says more people voted in Florida than all the other states combined.  —  CNN says the Obama campaign's response …
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's … and The Page
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
Did Obama Hand the Clintons a Talking Point?
Discussion: Democratic Strategist
Marc Ambinder:
Tonight: Clinton Parties In Florida
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
A pro-Hillary robo-call in Florida
Discussion: TPM Election Central
Krooney / The Page:
A DEAL  —  SOURCES: Giuliani expected to endorse McCain, as early as Wednesday — in Los Angeles or Simi Valley.  —  Now that the Sunshine has set, two old friends come to an understanding.  —  McCain topper Rick Davis has quietly moved an agreement to near final.  —  Developing......
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Results: Floridamania!  Update: Hillary wins; Update: McCain wins bellwether county; Report: Rudy to endorse McCain tomorrow  —  Early vote counts are expected at 8 p.m. ET, fuller results by 9.  High drama on two fronts, needless to say, both in the Romney/Maverick showdown and the last rites coming for Rudy at Giuliani HQ.
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
McCain Accused Of Gay Baiting In Anti-Romney Attack  —  On the eve of the Florida Republican primary, Sen. John McCain launched a robo-call campaign attacking his rival Mitt Romney that some gay rights groups say amounts to gay baiting.  —  The call, which comes at the end of a hotly contested election …
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You Decide 08!:
McCain, Romney Too Close to Call in Florida Primary, Clinton Wins Among Democrats
Discussion: Marc Ambinder, Pajamas Media and CNN
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:   Florida Primary: What to Watch For Tonight
Washington Post / The Trail:
Richardson's Choice  —  SANTA FE, N.M. — Gov. Bill Richardson's phone has been ringing off the hook.  Sen. Hillary Clinton called Sunday night.  That was followed by a call from former president Bill Clinton, then a call from Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, who's supporting Clinton.
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Amanda / Think Progress:
Bush Issues Signing Statement On Defense Act, Waiving Ban On Permanent Bases In Iraq  —  President Bush yesterday signed the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act after initially rejecting Congress's first version because it would have allegedly opened the Iraqi government to “expensive lawsuits.”
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Obama: ‘El nos entiende’  —  Obama's up with this spot in Arizona and California, starring Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Chicago's Hispanic congressman.  —  But there's a hint of more to come: It opens with a still of Teddy Kennedy.  —  Earlier Spanish-language spots tried to make an immigrant connection …
Discussion: DownWithTyranny! and Spin Cycle
Ari Shapiro / NPR:
Army Blocks Disability Paperwork Aid at Fort Drum  —  Listen Now  —  · Army officials in upstate New York instructed representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs not to help disabled soldiers at Fort Drum Army base with their military disability paperwork last year.
Paul Krugman:
An Iraq recession?  —  One thing I get asked fairly often is whether the Iraq war is responsible for our economic difficulties.  The answer (with slight qualifications) is no.  —  Just to be clear: I yield to nobody in my outrage over the way we were lied into a disastrous, unnecessary war.
Reuters:
Cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes: study  —  HONG KONG (Reuters) - Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an “epidemic” of lung cancers linked to cannabis.
Ruth Gledhill / Times of London:
Archbishop of Canterbury calls for new law to punish ‘thoughtless or cruel’ words  —  The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has called for new laws to protect religious sensibilities that would punish “thoughtless and cruel” styles of speaking.  —  Dr Williams, who has seen …
Discussion: protein wisdom
 
 
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