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9:40 PM ET, January 30, 2008

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Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Tracking Election 2008  —  Based on daily polling from Jan. 27-29, 2008  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Barack Obama has now cut the gap with Hillary Clinton to 6 percentage points among Democrats nationally in the Gallup Poll Daily tracking three-day average, and interviewing conducted …
New York Post:
POST ENDORSES BARACK OBAMA  —  Democrats in 22 states across America go to the polls next Tuesday to pick between two presidential prospects: Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.  —  We urge them to choose Obama - an untried candidate, to be sure, but preferable to the junior senator from New York.
John McCain / CNN:
Sources: Schwarzenegger in talks to endorse McCain  —  SIMI VALLEY, California (CNN) — Two Republican sources familiar with the conversations tell CNN California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in discussions about endorsing John McCain's presidential bid.
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Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
McCain declines one-on-one debate  —  NBC invited John McCain and Mitt Romney onto “Meet the Press” Sunday for a final debate before Super Tuesday.  Romney, now the underdog and eager for opportunities to take on the frontrunner, immediately accepted.  McCain, who appeared on the show …
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CNN:
Familiar face to be missing from GOP debate  —  SIMI VALLEY, California (CNN) — Republican presidential hopefuls will face off Wednesday night without a familiar face now that former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has dropped out.  —  The remaining candidates will take the stage in a debate …
CNN:
McCain, Romney trade jabs in debate
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Associated Press:
Obama says Clinton would be a step back  —  DENVER - Democratic Sen. Barack Obama said Wednesday a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidency would be a step back to the past, turning her husband's image of a bridge to the future against her.  The former first lady decried the tenor of his comments in an interview with The Associated Press.
Discussion: AMERICAblog and Wizbang
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Matthew Yglesias:
That's More Like It  —  Here's Barack Obama talking today in Denver: … Obviously, Obama, too, would have some problems against John McCain who'll argue that he's too green.  But the basic spirit here seems correct to me.  You want to argue that discontentment with the fruits of Bush's policies …
Rick Klein / ABCNEWS:
Ralph Nader Flirts with Presidential Bid  —  With Harsh Words for Current Field, Nader Says Candidacy as Urgent as Ever  —  Ralph Nader has formed a presidential exploratory committee, and said in an interview Wednesday that he will launch another presidential bid if he's convinced …
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Washington Post:
John Edwards to Quit Presidential Race
The New Republic:
Why Edwards Lost: A Response to Cohn  —  Ed Kilgore, managing editor of the online magazine and political blog, The Democratic Strategist, responds to Jonathan Cohn's eulogy for the Edwards campaign:  —  With John Edwards' withdrawal from the Democratic presidential race today …
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Hugh Hewitt / Townhall.com:
The Conservative Reality: A Vote For Huckabee Is A Vote For McCain  —  Chris Cillizza reports the MSM understanding of what is happening on the GOP side —the repudiation of conservatism: … In fact, the conservative vote has been split in many directions, but now has to decide whether …
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David Neiwert / Orcinus:
The Orcinus fundraiser  — by Dave  —  Fund-raisers can be something of a mixed bag — simultaneously inspiring and deflating, especially when you're like me and really don't care for certain things required of people who use them as the revenue sources for their blogs.
Discussion: Lean Left
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:
For immediate release  —  The Federal Open Market Committee decided today to lower its target for the federal funds rate 50 basis points to 3 percent.  —  Financial markets remain under considerable stress, and credit has tightened further for some businesses and households.
Hugh Hewitt / Townhall.com:
Super Tuesday Math: Far, Far From Over  —  CNN puts McCain with 97 delegates and Romney at 74.  —  Let's look at the worst case for Romney on Super Tuesday.  —  Next Tuesday the winner-take-all states that lean McCain are New York (101), Missouri (58), Arizona (53), New Jersey (52) …
Martin Kady II / The Politico:
Illegal immigrants may get rebates  —  In their bipartisan zeal to quickly cut a deal on an economic stimulus bill, GOP lawmakers overlooked something that will certainly inflame the conservative base _ illegal immigrants could receive a tax rebate check from the government.
Washington Wire:
A King Backs Clinton  —  Amy Chozick reports on the presidential race from Little Rock, Ark.  —  As the Obama campaign basks in the Kennedy glow, chief rival Sen. Hillary Clinton picked up an endorsement today from a larger-than-life southern entertainer known for his sideburns and white rhinestone-studded jumpsuit.
Discussion: Brian Beutler and Suitably Flip
Digby / Hullabaloo:
It Depends On What The Definition Of Conscience Is  —  Remember this? … Well, here he is, testifying that, basically, that the ends justify the means:  —  TPM reports that this way: … It's really hard for me to believe that someone who used to be a federal judge can blow that sophistry …
 
 
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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Daniel Ek says Spotify is working on a deluxe Spotify tier, costing around $17 to $18, that has “a lot more control, a lot higher quality across the board”

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube Q2 ad revenue grew 13% YoY to $8.66B, vs. $8.93B est.; Google's subscriptions, platforms, and devices unit that includes YouTube TV had revenue of $9.3B

Robbie Whelan / Wall Street Journal:
Former Marvel chairman Ike Perlmutter, who backed Nelson Peltz in a failed proxy fight for two Disney board seats, sells his stake of nearly 26M Disney shares

 
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