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11:25 AM ET, February 9, 2008

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Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Chelsea Remark Earns MSNBC Correspondent A Suspension  —  In case there was any doubt, using a prostitution metaphor for the daughter of a presidential candidate is not a good career move.  —  MSNBC suspended correspondent David Shuster yesterday for an undetermined period for making a disparaging on-air remark about Chelsea Clinton.
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Michael Calderone / The Politico:
Reporter initially defended Chelsea comment  —  Before MSNBC's David Shuster was suspended by the network Friday for on-air comments he made about Chelsea Clinton, the television reporter engaged in a heated correspondence with a spokesman for Hillary Rodham Clinton in which he defended his appearance and refused demands to apologize.
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
NBC wimped out over “pimped out.”  —  David Shuster said — about Chelsea Clinton — “Doesn't it seem like she's being pimped out in some weird sort of way?”  —  Now, MSNBC has suspended him, after pressure from the Clinton campaign: … Really, how bad is it to say “pimped out”?
Discussion: SFGate and Firedoglake
Serge F. Kovaleski / New York Times:
Friends Say Drugs Played Only Bit Part for Obama  —  Nearly three decades ago, Barack Obama stood out on the small campus of Occidental College in Los Angeles for his eloquence, intellect and activism against apartheid in South Africa.  But Mr. Obama, then known as Barry, also joined in the party scene.
AJStrata / The Strata-Sphere:
Hannity's Afternoon Meltdown  —  Boy, oh boy.  Something is happening with the ‘true’ conservatives on AM Talk Radio.  I tuned into Hannity see what had happened today and the guy just went off on what can only be described as a lick-spittle tirade!  Apparently Rich Galen wrote a piece today …
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Rich Galen / Townhall.com:   Rush, Sean, and Laura
New York Times:
Washington Is the Contest du Jour  —  TACOMA, Wash. — Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama crisscrossed Washington State on Friday, drawing standing-room-only crowds as they campaigned only miles apart on the eve of Saturday's Democratic caucuses.
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David Ammons / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
Gregoire endorses Obama for president
Discussion: Donklephant
Michael D. Shear / The Trail:
Fred Thompson Backs McCain  —  Fred Thompson, the one-time Republican presidential candidate, endorsed Sen. John McCain Friday, calling on the party to “close ranks” behind the presumed nominee.  —  “This is no longer about past preferences or differences.
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Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Bolton As McCain's Secretary Of State?
Discussion: Firedoglake and Think Progress
Ariel Alexovich / The Caucus:
Paul Concedes Race, Sort Of  —  In a message to supporters sent just before 11 p.m. Friday night, Representative Ron Paul, a long-shot G.O.P. candidate from Texas, basically conceded that he's not going to win the party's nomination.  —  That said, he's scaling back his campaign — but not entirely.
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William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Good News for Conservatives  —  We have a great opportunity in 2008.  —  What a moment!  Having learned nothing from the left's Bush Derangement Syndrome, the conservative movement's big talkers spent the days before Super Tuesday indulging in a fiery display of McCain Derangement Syndrome.
Discussion: The Corner
Gabriel Schoenfeld / Weekly Standard:
Not Every Leak Is Fit to Print  —  Why have federal prosecutors subpoenaed a New York Times reporter?  —  Investigations of national-security leaks in Washington are not all that rare.  But until Judith Miller of the New York Times was sent to jail for 85 days by a special prosecutor digging …
Discussion: Power Line
Colin Powell / CNN:
Colin Powell may support Democrat or Independent in '08  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican who served under President Bush, said Friday he may not back the GOP presidential nominee in November, telling CNN that “I am keeping my options open at the moment.”
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
MSNBC:
Deep Background: Where is al-Qaida's American?  —  Where is accused terrorist Adam Gadahn?  —  That's what Taliban sources along the Afghan-Pakistan border are wondering about the American-born al-Qaida member.  Gadahn, known as Azzam al-Ameriki (Azzam the American), joined al-Qaida in 2003 …
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Leon Fleisher / Washington Post:
My White House Dilemma  —  I am a musician, one of five artists — the others being Brian Wilson, Steve Martin, Diana Ross and Martin Scorsese — honored recently by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  —  The event, a deeply moving and gratifying tribute to the performing arts …
Discussion: The Corner
Tapscott's Copy Desk:
Will President McCain enforce or expand McCain-Feingold regulation of political speech to bloggers?  —  George Will delivered a powerful argument at last night's CPAC banquet on behalf of conservatives sucking it up and being “happy warriors” on behalf of John McCain and the Republican presidential ticket.
New York Times:
Bush Presses for G.O.P. Unity; Party Set to Focus on Security  —  WASHINGTON — Offering a preview of the general election campaign, President Bush sought on Friday to unify the Republican Party behind its presumptive nominee and said the contest would present the country with a stark ideological choice at a time of war.
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Lori Gottlieb / The Atlantic Online:
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