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James Oliphant / Baltimore Sun:
JUSTICE INTERROGATION MEMO: CONSTITUTION NOT IN PLAY  —  The Justice Department late Tuesday released a declassified 2003 memorandum long sought by congressional Democrats and other administration critics that outlines the government's legal justification for harsh interrogation techniques used …
Discussion: The Agonist
Marty Lederman / Balkinization:
Full Employment Memo for Bloggers (and Prosecutors?)  —  I won't have a chance until later this evening or tomorrow to start going through the numerous newsworthy substantive aspects of the Yoo memo.  (Dilan and other commentors are identifying lots of nuggets in the comments section of my previous post.)
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Justice Dept Releases John Yoo Torture Memo
Discussion: Oliver Willis and Convictions
Matt / Think Progress:
CNN catches McCain making contradictory statements about Sadr.  —  In an interview with CNN earlier today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) claimed that he has long understood the influence of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr: … But in a report on The Situation Room today …
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KNX:   Al-Sadr Statement Urges Iraqis to Unite Against ‘Occupiers’
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Hillary fired for lies, unethical behavior from Congressional job: former boss  —  Dan Calabrese's new column on Hillary Clinton's past may bring the curtain down on her political future.  Calabrese interviewed Jerry Zeifman, the man who served as chief counsel to the House Judiciary Committee during …
Richard Florida and The Creative Class Exchange:
The Singles Map  —  This is the new and improved version the singles map published yesterday in the Boston Globe.  —  A Singles Map of the United States  —  Which cities have a surplus of single men (or women) - and what that means for the country  —  By Richard Florida
Gabriel Schoenfeld / Wall Street Journal:
The Real Bush Intelligence Failure  —  On Sunday, CIA director Michael Hayden warned on “Meet the Press” that a reconstituting al Qaeda was preparing operatives in Afghanistan who would draw no attention while passing through U.S. airport checkpoints.  —  Exactly how vulnerable are we right now to a significant terrorist attack?
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Spencer Ackerman / The Washington Independent:
No Iraq Intelligence Update For You!
Discussion: TPMMuckraker
Jeff Poor / The Business & Media Institute:
Blumenthal Claims Inside Knowledge that McCain Flirted with Leaving GOP  —  Clinton campaign adviser points to presumptive GOP nominee's positions on torture, taxes, global warming, tobacco and health care as evidence.  —  Business & Media Institute  —  Could John McCain have been the Independent or Democratic senator from Arizona?
Discussion: Roger L. Simon and TownHall Blog
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Clinton pleads for time  —  Clinton campaign manager Maggie Williams put out a memo in which she casts the cause of keeping the campaign alive as an issue in and of itself, a kind of voting rights issue.  —  She lists the states yet to vote: … I tend to agree with Steve Benen on this …
McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Paltry results of Iraqi offensive silence U.S. withdrawal talk  —  WASHINGTON — The Bush administration was caught off-guard by the first Iraqi-led military offensive since the fall of Saddam Hussein, a weeklong thrust in southern Iraq whose paltry results have silenced talk at the Pentagon …
Mark Mazzetti / New York Times:
Pentagon Is Expected to Close Intelligence Unit  —  WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is expected to shut a controversial intelligence office that has drawn fire from lawmakers and civil liberties groups who charge that it was part of an effort by the Defense Department to expand into domestic spying.
Discussion: Emptywheel
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Harold Ickes Confirms That Wright Is Key Topic In Discussions With Super-Delegates  —  In an interview with me this morning, senior Hillary adviser Harold Ickes confirmed that Reverend Jeremiah Wright is a key topic in discussions with uncommitted super-delegates over whether Obama is electable in a general election.
Julianna Goldman / Bloomberg:
Obama Wins Backing of 9/11 Commission Co-Chairman Lee Hamilton  —  Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama won the support of one of his party's top foreign policy figures, Lee Hamilton, a former U.S. House member from Indiana, where an important primary vote occurs May 6.
Josh Kraushaar / The Politico:
Dems seek Texas seat held by elder Bush  —  Democrats have been increasingly bullish about their ability to win over suburban, ancestrally Republican House districts that have been trending in their party's direction over the past decade.  —  But their party's latest target shows just how confident Democrats have become.
Discussion: Off the Kuff
WKMG-TV:
Passenger At Orlando Airport Had Bomb Materials, Literature In Bag  —  Behavioral Specialists Spot Suspicious Passenger  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — A Jamaican man behavior specialists spotted acting suspiciously was detained and arrested after components used to make pipe bombs …
Discussion: GINA COBB
Jon Henke / Megan McArdle:
Dark Clouds  —  First, Matt Stoller claimed that McCain's speech in Meridian, MS was a “racist dogwhistle” because a civil rights worker who had been murdered in a completely different Mississippi city had been born in Meridian.  Never mind that Meridian is “not far from the naval air station …
 
 
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HillaryClinton.com:
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New York Times:
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Watch Out for That Pillow  —  Imagine you were a state legislator …
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Pa. Jewish Leaders Praise Obama in Letter
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Church leader calls for building of mosques to be banned because …
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Democrats' Turmoil Tests Party's Low-Key Leader
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Primary shenanigans could backfire
Bret Stephens / Wall Street Journal:
Does Obama Understand Defeat?
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Hillary Telling Local Media In Future Voting States That Obama Wants Race To End
Discussion: TalkLeft
David Jolly / New York Times:
UBS to Write Down Another $19 Billion
Michael Crowley / The New Republic:
The Hillary-Bosnia Mystery, Cont'd
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CNN:
Chertoff: Laws to be waived for border fence
Discussion: The Impolitic
Ali / Think Progress:
Student calls McCain out for political motivations of school appearance.