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11:40 AM ET, February 7, 2008


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Patrick Healy / New York Times:
Obama and Clinton Brace for Long Run  —  With no breakout winner in Tuesday's Democratic primaries, Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama on Wednesday began fortifying for a drawn-out nomination fight, with Mrs. Clinton disclosing that she had lent her campaign $5 million …
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Obama Campaign Has Raised Over $4 Million — Since Polls Closed Yesterday!  —  This is nutso.  The Obama campaign's response to the news that Hillary lent her campaign $5 million last month is to highlight the fact that they raised nearly that sum in the brief period that's passed ... since the polls closed yesterday!
Washington Post:
Va. Is Next Battleground In Democrats' Long Fight
Discussion: The Caucus and Political Machine
New York Post:
Discussion: NY Daily News and Redstate
Peter Jackson /
Pa. primary could be ‘decider’ of Democratic nomination
Discussion: PBD, PSoTD and TalkLeft
Mark Pazniokas / CAPITOL WATCH:
Lieberman No Longer a Super Delegate  —  Thanks to Zell Miller, there is a rule to deal with Joe Lieberman.  —  Lieberman's endorsement of Republican John McCain disqualifies him as a super-delegate to the Democratic National Convention under what is informally known as the Zell Miller rule …
Hillary Clinton / CNN:
DNC chair: We may have to broker Clinton-Obama deal
Josh Gerstein / New York Sun:
Pitched Fight Looms Over Delegates
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
—Mf / Monkeyfister:
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Sharia law in UK is ‘unavoidable’  —  The Archbishop of Canterbury says the adoption of certain aspects of Sharia law in the UK “seems unavoidable”.  —  Dr Rowan Williams told Radio 4's World at One that the UK has to “face up to the fact” that some of its citizens do not relate to the British legal system.
Think Progress:
McCain Caves To Far Right, Skips Vote On Economic Stimulus That He Promised To Support  —  John McCain (R-AZ) has been repeatedly claiming on the stump that passing an economic stimulus package is at the very top of his agenda.  He has told audiences that the “first thing we gotta do is pass the stimulus package through the Senate.”
Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post:
Senate's Stimulus Measure Blocked
Dr. Rusty Shackleford / The Jawa Report:
American al Qaeda, Adam Gadahn, Dead?  —  I've been hearing the same speculations and rumors that Laura Mansfield has that Adam Gadahn, the only American indicted for treason since 9/11, was killed in the Predator bombing that took out Abu Laith al-Libi.  Al-Libi was a bigger fish …
Discussion: Hot Air and A Blog For All
Taylor Marsh:
CLINTON ANNOUNCES HUGE FUNDRAISING NUMBERS  —  BREAKING.....  IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS...  Clinton had a MASSIVE day of online fundraising blowing past the $3 million dollar - 3 day goal.  —  There's an email appeal going out tomorrow for $6 million in 72 hours.  —  THOUSANDS of NEW donors flooding in.
Discussion: The Swamp and Ben Smith's Blogs
Mort Kondracke / Real Clear Politics:
McCain's Challenge: Democrats Hugely Outvoting GOP  —  After Super Tuesday, Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) has every right to declare himself the Republican presidential frontrunner, but he has miles to go in getting himself and his party in shape to face his Democratic opponent.
Michael Barone / Wall Street Journal:
Open-Field Politics  —  Thirty-five days ago, as the voting …
Discussion: Blue Crab Boulevard
The Politico:
McCain seeks truce with right-wing critics  —  John McCain, whose Super Tuesday performance has given him an aura of inevitability in the eyes of many Republican leaders, has begun an aggressive campaign to quell conservative dissent and prevent an outbreak of GOP buyer's remorse.
Rick Moran / Right Wing Nut House:
“EXCLUSIVE!”  JOHN McCAIN CPAC SPEECH  —  A secret operative working for this website has gotten a hold of the speech John McCain will deliver to attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference.  She says I shouldn't ask how she got it although she mentioned that she had a real …
Michelle Malkin:   Live from CPAC: The curtains open; Update: Cheney …
Anne Schroeder Mullins / The Politico:
CPAC to all CPAC-ers: Don't boo McCain  —  John McCain may have it easier than he expected today when he commandeers the podium at CPAC this afternoon.  Conservatives from all over will predictably fill the room to the brim to listen to what the now GOP front-runner has to say, despite a hate/love relationship with the guy.
Discussion: Hot Air, Macsmind and Riehl World View
New York Post:
TIMES VS. TIMES IN LIVING COLOR  —  A CLAWING cat fight over mistaken identity has broken out between New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd and a writer for the Times of London.  —  At the core of the mystery: Did Dowd mistake journalist Michelle Henery, who is black, for Michelle Obama?
Sonia Verma / Times of London:
Religious police in Saudi Arabia arrest mother for sitting with a man  —  A 37-year-old American businesswoman and married mother of three is seeking justice after she was thrown in jail by Saudi Arabia's religious police for sitting with a male colleague at a Starbucks coffee shop in Riyadh.
Discussion: Hot Air
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Is This What Burkle Bought?  —  In the beginning, everyone assumed that the Clinton machine would dominate fundraising in the Democratic primary.  Although it raised prodigious sums of money, Barack Obama managed to keep pace all through 2007.  Now, as Obama has also kept pace with Hillary …
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Talal Al-Khatib / Political Radar:
Clinton Senior Staff Goes Without Pay
New York Sun:
Correcting the CIA
Discussion: Power Line
Kevin Flynn / Rocky Mountain News:
Haggard prematurely leaves rehab, New Life Church says
Discussion: All Spin Zone and Corrente
Marie Horrigan / CQ Politics:
Super Turnout for Democrats
Human Events:
CPAC 2008 Kick-Off  —  Today marks day one of the 35th annual …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
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