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12:00 PM ET, February 13, 2008


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Post / Washington Post:
Clinton Says Nothing About Losses  —  As news of her triple defeat in the Potomac Primary sank in, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton did what has become a specialty in recent weeks: She headed someplace else.  —  After flying from Virginia to Texas for a rally on Tuesday night …
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
With a Surge in Momentum, Obama Makes His Case  —  WASHINGTON — The lopsided nature of Senator Barack Obama's parade of victories on Tuesday gives him an opening to make the case that Democratic voters have broken in his favor and that the party should coalesce around his candidacy.
Clinton: Still no congratulations for Obama  —  EL PASO, Texas (CNN) - For the second election night in a row, Hillary Clinton failed to acknowledge or congratulate Barack Obama after he won the day in dominating fashion.  —  On Tuesday in El Paso, hours after Virginia had been called for Obama …
Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post:
Shifting Loyalties  —  Cracks in Clinton Coalition May Mark a Turning Point  —  For more than a month, the grand coalitions of Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama battled to a draw: women, rural Democrats and the white working class pairing almost evenly with African Americans, young voters and affluent, educated whites.
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
FIRST THOUGHTS: MR. FRONT-RUNNER  —  From Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, and Domenico Montanaro
Discussion: Spin Cycle and The Reaction
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:   How-To Guide For a Clinton Comeback
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Clinton's Deputy Campaign Manager Steps Aside
Hezbollah commander on U.S. ‘most wanted’ list killed  —  BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNN) — A senior Hezbollah commander implicated in some of the most high-profile international terrorist attacks of the last 25 years has died in an explosion in Syria, Hezbollah TV said Wednesday.
New York Times:   Top Hezbollah Operative Is Killed in Syria
Military Intelligence: Hizbullah lost its number one figure
Discussion: Haaretz
Washington Post:
Md. Challenger Edwards Wins Stunning Victory Over Long-Time Incumbent Wynn  —  U.S. Rep. Albert R. Wynn (D) conceded a short time ago after a stunning loss to Prince George's County lawyer Donna F. Edwards.  —  Wynn, who had served in the 4th District for eight terms, had been targeted …
Baltimore Sun:
Incumbents Wynn, Gilchrest ousted  —  Change-minded electorate sides with challengers in congressional districts  —  Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest made a phone call during his Election Night party, just minutes before polls in Maryland closed.  (Sun photo by Barbara Haddock Taylor / February 12, 2008)
Discussion: The Gate, Redstate and TIME
Berkeley Marines Protest  —  These photos were taken on February 12, 2008 in front of Berkeley City Hall, at the protest and counter-protest over the decision by the Berkeley City Council to support Code Pink's attempt to expel the Marine Corps officer recruiting office from Berkeley.
San Francisco Chronicle:
Berkeley backs down  —  (02-13) 01:33 PST Berkeley — After a day of enraged confrontation outside Berkeley City Hall between anti-war and pro-military demonstrators, the City Council backed down early Wednesday from its controversial decision to tell the U.S. Marines they are “unwelcome intruders” …
Brad Wilmouth /
Matthews: Obama Speech Caused ‘Thrill Going Up My Leg’  —  During MSNBC's live coverage of Tuesday's presidential primary elections, after the speeches of Barack Obama and John McCain had aired, Chris Matthews expressed his latest over the top admiration for Obama's speaking skills …
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Obama Campaign: We're On The Verge Of Wrapping This Thing Up  —  On a conference call this morning, Obama advisers sounded as confident a note as they ever have, arguing that yesterday's victories have left them with an all but insurmountable lead in delegates.
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:   Plouffe: She can't catch us
Michelle Malkin:
Mohammed cartoon reprint: Show your solidarity  —  Two years ago, the Mohammed cartoon conflagration consumed the world and the blogosphere helped lead the way in fighting back.  Longtime readers will remember that this site hammered the issue in support of Denmark.
Wall Street Journal:
Obama's Wiretap Votes  —  Now and then sanity prevails, even in Washington.  So it did yesterday as the Senate passed a warrantless wiretap bill for overseas terrorists while killing most of the Lilliputian attempts to tie down our war fighters.  —  “We lost every single battle we had on this bill …
Ron Fournier / Associated Press:
ON DEADLINE: Chickens Come Home to Roost  —  For years, Bill and Hillary Clinton treated the Democratic National Committee and party activists as extensions of their White House ambitions, pawns in a game of success and survival.  She may pay a high price for their selfishness soon.
Jason Horowitz / New York Observer:
Why Is Clinton's Back Against Wall?  Nobody Prepared  —  'We Didn't Put Any Resources In Small States,' Says Finance Chair Hassan Nemazee  —  John Catsimatidis (left), Hassan Nemazee (center) and Mark Penn.  —  “What's gone wrong is very simple,” said Hassan Nemazee …
Discussion: Wonkette
Robert B. Reich / New York Times:
Totally Spent  —  WE'RE sliding into recession, or worse, and Washington is turning to the normal remedies for economic downturns.  But the normal remedies are not likely to work this time, because this isn't a normal downturn.  —  The problem lies deeper.
Think Progress:
A Test For The Maverick: Will McCain Vote Against Waterboarding Today?  —  Today, at 10:30 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is expected to bring to the floor the Intelligence Authorization Conference Report.  One provision in the legislation, pushed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein …
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
A Flawed Feminist Test  —  Russell Berman, a young reporter for The New York Sun, trailed Bill Clinton around Maryland all day Sunday.  The former president was on his best behavior, irritating the smattering of press.  —  After Bill's last speech at Leisure World retirement community in Silver Spring …
Discussion: Vox Popoli and Prairie Weather
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Why Putin's rule threatens both Russia and the west
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Ruth Marcus / Washington Post:
The Democrats' Undemocratic System
Qassim Abdul-Zahra / Associated Press:
Iraqi lawmakers pass 3 key new laws
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
NPL Sports:
Muslim leader drops Ezra Levant cartoon complaint
Discussion: Ezra Levant, Hot Air and Media Blog
Matthew Yglesias:
Edwards Wins  —  Donna Edwards takes the nomination from Al Wynn.
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Discussion: Prairie Weather
Matthew Yglesias:
Don't Worry  —  John McCain says that “anyone who worries …
Colman McCarthy / Washington Post:
Sanctimony's Turn at Bat
Eric Lichtblau / New York Times:
Senate Votes to Expand Spy Powers
Byron York / The Corner:
What Huckabee Will Do  —  I have a new story up on Mike …
Peter Robinson / The Corner:
You're All Witnesses  —  Over a cup of coffee this afternoon …
Discussion: TownHall Blog