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3:35 PM ET, February 25, 2008

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Drudge Report:
CLINTON STAFFERS CIRCULATE ‘DRESSED’ OBAMA  —  With a week to go until the Texas and Ohio primaries, stressed Clinton staffers circulated a photo over the weekend of a “dressed” Barack Obama.  —  The photo, taken in 2006, shows the Democrat frontrunner fitted as a Somali Elder …
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Mike Allen / The Politico:
Obama slams smear photo  —  Obama campaign manager David Plouffe accused the Clinton campaign Monday of “shameful offensive fear-mongering” by circulating a photo as an attempted smear.  —  Plouffe was reacting to a banner headline on the Drudge Report saying that aides to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
THAT DRUDGE HEADLINE  —  You've probably already seen that blaring headline on Drudge's site, alleging that Clinton staffers have been circulating a 2006 photo of Obama in the garb of a Somali village elder with a turban.  The photo apparently comes from a 2006 congressional delegation he was on during his second year in the senate.
Marc Ambinder:
Maggie Williams Statement  —  Maybe, reader TV, I owe you an apology.  —  This statement by Clinton campaign manager Maggie Williams does not include a denial that said photograph was distributed by the campaign, which, perhaps, one can justify under the assumption that Williams doesn't have access …
Discussion: StephenBainbridge.com
USA Today:
Obama campaign rips Clinton staff over photo; Clinton team fires back
Discussion: Redstate
The Corner:
Obama Pic A Mistake
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Macsmind
Marc Ambinder:
The Drudge Photo  —  It's unclear who is circulating the photo …
Discussion: Poll Dancing
You Decide 08!:
KENYA PHOTO WORTH SEVERAL SHARP WORDS FROM CLINTON, OBAMA CAMPS
Discussion: News Hounds and Sweetness & Light
Perry Bacon Jr / The Trail:
Obama Slams Clinton Camp Over Drudge Photo
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
The Road Goes Ever On  —  Today brings exciting news and an end to a time in my life that has proven far more successful than I ever dreamed.  Beginning on March 1, I will begin working for Michelle Malkin, a friend, mentor, and writer I have long admired.  She has offered me a position …
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Michelle / Hot Air:
Ed Morrissey joins Hot Air; comment registration open
Andrew Malcolm / Los Angeles Times:
Breaking News: Mitt Romney to rejoin GOP race?  —  Josh Romney, one of former Gov. Mitt Romney's five sons, says it's “possible” his father may rejoin the race for the White House, as a vice presidential candidate or as the Republican Party's standard-bearer if the campaign of Sen. John McCain falters.
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Ben / Think Progress:
Romney may rejoin GOP presidential race.
Lisa Riley Roche / Deseret News:
Josh Romney mulling politics
Discussion: Washington Wire and The Politico
Spengler / Asia Times:
Obama's women reveal his secret  —  “Cherchez la femme,” advised Alexander Dumas in: “When you want to uncover an unspecified secret, look for the woman.”  In the case of Barack Obama, we have two: his late mother, the went-native anthropologist Ann Dunham, and his rancorous wife Michelle.
Discussion: TigerHawk
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William Kristol / New York Times:
It's All About Him  —  Last October, a reporter asked Barack Obama …
Diane Francis / National Post:
Forget global warming: Welcome to the new Ice Age  —  Snow cover over North America and much of Siberia, Mongolia and China is greater than at any time since 1966.  —  The U.S. National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) reported that many American cities and towns suffered record cold temperatures in January and early February.
Robert Novak / Real Clear Politics:
Who Will Bell Hillary?  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Even before Sen. Barack Obama won his ninth-straight contest against Sen. Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin last Tuesday, wise old heads in the Democratic Party were asking this question: Who will tell her that it's over, that she cannot win …
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Quinnipiac University News and Events:
Obama Gains On Clinton In Ohio Dem Primary Quinnipiac University Likely Voter Poll Finds; College-Educated Voters In Big Shift To Obama  —  Buoyed by a big shift among college-educated voters, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama is gaining on New York Sen. Hillary Clinton, who now leads 51 …
Walter Alarkon / The Hill:
Edwards joins Obama supporters in new anti-war effort  —  Former presidential candidate John Edwards (D-N.C.), whose endorsement is sought by Democratic presidential rivals Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) and Barack Obama (Ill.), will join several groups that have endorsed Obama in a new effort to end the Iraq war.
Discussion: MSNBC, The Swamp and MyDD
Lloyd Grove / New York Magazine:
Chelsea's Morning  —  The Clinton heiress finally steps up to the mike— and proves she's a natural.  —  Faith Wong, a retired schoolteacher and Democratic activist in Ogden, Utah, wasn't expecting too much from Chelsea Clinton's stump appearance for her mother at Weber State University.
Discussion: Political Machine
Washington Post:
Top Obama Flip-Flops  —  1. Special interests In January, the Obama campaign described union contributions to the campaigns of Clinton and John Edwards as “special interest” money.  Obama changed his tune as he began gathering his own union endorsements.  He now refers respectfully to unions as the representatives of “working...
Michael Link / Democratic National Committee:
Democratic Party Files Complaint Against McCain for Ignoring FEC Law  —  Today we're filing a complaint with the FEC against John McCain's campaign.  In the complaint, we ask them to investigate whether the McCain campaign is about to violate the spending limit law he agreed to when he became eligible to receive matching funds.
Paul Kiel / Muckraker:
Today's Must Read  —  Got your popcorn?  If it's too early for that, a cup of coffee will do.  Last night 60 Minutes finally aired its segment on the Don Siegelman case, and here it is, in all its 9-minute glory:  —  Ever since June of last year, the Siegelman case has, more than any other …
John Tierney / TierneyLab:
How Virtuous is Ed Begley Jr.?  —  My colleague Andy Revkin recently had a good chat with Ed Begley Jr. during a pedicab ride in New York, which you can watch at DotEarth.  It was the perfect vehicle for discussing Mr. Begley's famed green lifestyle, and it got me wondering …
Discussion: Megan McArdle
Washington Wire:
Clinton Aide Compares Obama to Jesse Jackson  —  Amy Chozick reports on the presidential race.  —  Despite the backlash against President Clinton when he compared the candidacy of Sen. Barack Obama to that of Rev. Jesse Jackson after the South Carolina primary, a top Clinton adviser evoked that comparison again today.
 
 
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Steve Kornacki / New York Observer:
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William M. Arkin / Early Warning:
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Lessig Blog:
On why I am not running  —  With lots of mixed feelings …
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Americans Change Faiths at Rising Rate, Report Finds
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With Allegations of Impropriety, the Charges Can Bounce Both Ways
Discussion: PressThink and Daily Kos
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The New York Times' Dirty Work
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A Comedian and a Candidate Share a Big ‘Saturday Night’
Discussion: TownHall Blog
Ezra Levant:
I've been threatened with another lawsuit
Bill Ardolino / The Long War Journal:
Inside Iraqi politics …
Discussion: BLACKFIVE
David Paul Kuhn / The Politico:
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Scare Tactics and Our Surveillance Bill