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5:20 PM ET, February 9, 2008


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The Politico:
Hillary rips MSNBC's Shuster  —  ORONO, MAINE — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday morning ripped MSNBC over reporter David Shuster's suggestion that Chelsea Clinton was “sort of being pimped out” by the campaign.  —  “I found the remarks incredibly offensive,” Clinton told reporters in this snowy town outside Bangor.
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Chelsea Remark Earns MSNBC Correspondent A Suspension
Brian Braiker / Newsweek:
McCain romps while the Dems divide in the NEWSWEEK poll.  —  Mr. Electable?  McCain is the man to beat on the GOP side  —  Sen. John McCain, whose campaign to win the Republican Party's presidential nomination was all but declared dead last summer, has cemented a commanding lead …
Discussion: Pajamas Media and Liberal Values
Candidates look for edge in weekend contests  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Louisiana, a state physically and economically damaged by Hurricane Katrina, could be a key political state this year — something not lost on both Democratic campaigns as they drum up last-minute votes.
Discussion: AMERICAblog
Ed Anderson / Updates:
Louisiana primary voters could hold sway
Discussion: The Caucus
Ron Paul 2008:
Message from Ron  —  Whoa!  What a year this has been.  And what achievements we have had.  If I may quote Trotsky of all people, this Revolution is permanent.  It will not end at the Republican convention.  It will not end in November.  It will not end until we have won the great battle on which we have embarked.
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.
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:   Ron Paul appears to have Kucinich moment
Jc Reindl / Toledo Blade:
Mayor to Marines: Leave downtown  —  He says urban exercises scare people  —  A company of Marine Corps Reservists received a cold send-off from downtown Toledo yesterday by order of Mayor Carty Finkbeiner.  —  The 200 members of Company A, 1st Battalion, 24th Marines, based in Grand Rapids …
Pajamas Media:   Toledo to Marines: Drop dead
Chris Bowers / Open Left:
How I Could Quit The Democratic Party  —  I am a Democrat.  I am my own local precinct captain, and I hold a seat on the Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee.  Over the past four years, I have helped raise millions of dollars for Democrats.  I believe in the primary process …
Jill Miller Zimon / The Moderate Voice:
Superdelegate Issue Produces Threats of Quitting Democratic Party
Discussion: QandO, Redstate and CNN
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Sanctioned States Put Democrats in Quandary  —  The clever people in Michigan who decided to get into a game of chicken with New Hampshire last fall over the timing of their Democratic primary should be having second thoughts this weekend.  —  Had Michigan Democrats not engaged in gamesmanship …
Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13334
Washington Post:
For the House in Maryland  —  Two able incumbents and a spirited challenger  —  TUESDAY'S DEMOCRATIC primary in Maryland's 4th Congressional District is a rematch of the 2006 contest between Rep. Albert R. Wynn and challenger Donna F. Edwards.  In that face-off, just 17 months ago …
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.
Matt Taibbiposted / Rolling Stone:
The Chicken Doves  —  Elected to end the war, Democrats have surrendered to Bush on Iraq and betrayed the peace movement for their own political ends  —  Quietly, while Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have been inspiring Democrats everywhere with their rolling bitchfest …
Matthew Yglesias:
On The Record  —  Predictions are a mug's game, but I was right about the Super Bowl, so I thought I might go on record with mine.  I think Hillary Clinton's going to win this thing.  I think the college educated men who dominate punditland have spent a lot of time missing the fact …
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
Robynn Tysver / Omaha World-Herald:
Live updates from the Nebraska Democratic caucuses  —  It doesn't look good for Clinton at Monroe Middle School.  —  The line to the Clinton box is empty.  The line to vote for Obama is about a half block long.  —  Order is finally being restored at Monroe Middle School.
Little Green Footballs:
British Journalists Dig Sharia  —  Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has really stirred up a hornets' nest of controversy with his statement that sharia law is unavoidable in the UK.  As you might expect, most of the commentary is opposed to his ludicrous position …
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Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
Hillary May Have the Edge in Maine
Discussion: MyDD
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Cheney Joins Congress In Opposing D.C. Gun Ban
Discussion: Think Progress
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Housekeeping problem  —  Digby had an item the other day discussing …
Discussion: The Sideshow and Hullabaloo
Mona Charen / The Corner:
Discordant Note  —  This is the most graceless stunt I've seen a while.
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
At CPAC, Huck embraces new role
Discussion: The Swamp and The Page
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Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Michelle Malkin:
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Discussion: Cold Fury
Libby Spencer / The Newshoggers:
When — not if — martial law is declared
Tapscott's Copy Desk:
Will President McCain enforce or expand McCain-Feingold regulation …
Discussion: Riehl World View
Lori Gottlieb / The Atlantic Online:
Marry Him!  —  About six months after my son was born …
Gerard Baker / Times of London:
Latte liberals v Dunkin Donut democrats
Colin Powell / CNN:
Colin Powell may support Democrat or Independent in '08