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3:55 PM ET, April 5, 2008

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Mark Steyn / Orange County Register:
Looks like last call for Hillary  —  And it looks like it's gonna be another sleepless night ... “  —  That's Crystal Gayle from the opening of her hit song, “Talking In Your Sleep,” No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts in 1978.  No, hang on a minute, it's Hillary Rodham Clinton's new campaign theme.
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Mike McIntire / New York Times:
Clintons Made $109 Million in Last 8 Years  —  Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton released tax data Friday showing they earned $109 million over the last eight years, an ascent into the uppermost tier of American taxpayers that seemed unimaginable in 2001 …
Thomas B. Edsall / The Huffington Post:
What Did Bill Clinton Do To Get $15M From Ron Burkle?  —  The campaign press statement accompanying the release on Friday of Hillary Clinton's 2000 - 2007 tax returns includes some useful summary data for the media: Bill and Hillary Clinton's total income over the past 8 years, $109 million …
Deep Background / MSNBC:   Clintons' wealth skyrockets by 5,700 percent
Boston Globe:
Golden years for the Clintons
Deborah Sontag / New York Times:
Ohio Hospital Contests a Story Clinton Tells  —  Over the last five weeks, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York has featured in her campaign stump speeches the story of a health care horror: an uninsured pregnant woman who lost her baby and died herself after being denied care …
Ezra Klein / American Prospect:
TIME FOR MARK PENN TO GO.  —  Looks like Mark Penn — Hillary Clinton's chief strategist — met with Colombia's ambassador to the US this week to advise him on how best to pass a bilateral free trade pact.. So, on the one hand, Clinton voices opposition to this Free Trade Pact while running …
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John M. Broder / The Caucus:
Colombia to Penn: You're Fired
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:   Colombia fires Penn
Perry Bacon Jr / Washington Post:
The Trail  —  Clinton Aide Admits ‘Error in Judgment’
Discussion: The Trail, Obsidian Wings and MoJoBlog
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Olbermann Watch - Bonus Saturday Edition  —  Can we count on Keith Olbermann's pinch-ranter, Rachel Maddow, to pick up on the now-updated/discarded ThinkProgress fantasy and describe McHenry's “two-bit security guard” as an American soldier?  Yes we can!  —  Check the video next to this summary from the Countdown site:
Discussion: Hot Air and The News Buckit
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Rick Maze / Army Times:
Lawmaker apologizes for comment on Iraq guard
Discussion: Wizbang
Suzanne Langlois / The Huffington Post:
The Baghdad Lottery: “He Can't Win, If We Don't Play”
Discussion: Bang the Drum
Ben Smith / The Politico:
The Democratic veep prospects: A guide  —  Four years ago today, The New York Times reported that an adviser to John Kerry had completed interviews with four contenders for the vice presidential nomination.  —  Today, both Democratic campaigns are laughing off the notion of choosing a running mate …
San Francisco Chronicle:
SNOOP DOGG BLASTS OBAMA  —  Hip-hop star Snoop Dogg has launched a scathing attack on U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama, accusing him of gleaning support from the Ku Klux Klan.  —  The rapper, real name Calvin Broadus Jr., insists the Democratic candidate has received funding from the KKK.
Washington Times:
Passport official quits amid probes  —  The State Department official in charge of U.S. passport services stepped down yesterday amid investigations into security breaches in the document records and overcharges for blank passports.  —  In the latest blow against the agency …
Discussion: A Blog For All
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Bloomberg:
Passport Official to Leave Post
Discussion: Blue Girl, Red State
Little Green Footballs:
British Muslims Wanted to Take Families on Suicide Missions  —  More repellent details from the 2006 Islamic terror plot to blow up multiple jetliners over the Atlantic: British Muslims in airliner terror plot ‘talked of taking families on suicide missions’.
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Charlotte Gill / Daily Mail:
British Muslims in airliner terror plot 'talked of taking families …
Discussion: Telegraph, Reason Magazine and Guardian
Gail Collins / New York Times:
White Guys Are Back  —  It was probably inevitable.  The historic contest between a woman and an African-American for the presidential nomination is now all about white men.  —  Not that the white male voters asked for this.  They've been uncommitted, supporting Hillary in one contest and Barack in the next.
Mark Steyn / The Corner:
The Witchpointer-General  —  One of the striking features of my current troubles with Canada's “Human Rights” Commissions is the way, in the name of ersatz “human rights”, these pseudo-courts trample on one of the bedrock human rights: the presumption of innocence.
Discussion: Daily Pundit
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Carol Nader / The Age:
Call to switch onus on racist offences
The Daily Howler:
HOW WE GOT HERE!  McCain could still win it.  Here's why:  —  WHERE THE WH*RES ARE: In our view, it's been a sad and sobering week for “liberal” and “progressive” values.  We'll start with the suspension of Randi Rhodes, who displayed appalling bad judgment in letting us know “Where the Wh*res Are.”
Mark Schmitt / American Prospect:
SUPERDELEGATES AND THE STRONG PARTY.  —  Who would imagine that there was more to say on the subject of the Democratic Party's superdelegates?  Yet posts this week on The Democratic Strategist and PolitickerNJ add some important context to the historical role of superdelegates and make clear …
Discussion: TalkLeft and Matthew Yglesias
Mike Hall / Topeka Capital-Journal:
Walls close in on Phelpses  —  Judge orders liens on church building, law office  —  A federal judge in Maryland on Thursday ordered liens on the Westboro Baptist Church building and the Phelps-Chartered Law office.  —  If the case presided over by U.S. District Court Judge Richard D. Bennett …
Damian Kulash Jr / New York Times:
Beware the New New Thing  —  RECENTLY, the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust task force invited me to be the lead witness for its hearing on “net neutrality.”  I've collaborated with the Future of Music Coalition, and my band, OK Go, has been among the first to find real success on the Internet …
 
 
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