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6:00 PM ET, April 5, 2008

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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 …
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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 …
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.
Clay Barbour / Charlotte Observer:   Bill Clinton: N.C. now crucial
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  —  More fallout from the Mark Penn Colombia episode:  —  The Colombian government said on Saturday that it was ending its relationship with Burson-Marsteller, the global public relations firm headed by Mark Penn, who is also Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's pollster and chief strategist.
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Colombia fires Penn  —  Mark Penn yesterday called his meeting with Colombia, a client of the firm he heads, an “error,” and the Colombian government, in a statement from its embassy, calls the notion that its hired gun won't meet with it “unacceptable,” and fires the firm.  —  Here's the statement:
Perry Bacon Jr / Washington Post:
The Trail  —  Clinton Aide Admits ‘Error in Judgment’
Discussion: The Trail, Obsidian Wings and MoJoBlog
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 …
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Logan Murphy / Crooks and Liars:   Fed Judge Orders Liens On Fred Phelps' Church, Law Office
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 …
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: BlueNC and Wizbang
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.”
Associated Press:
Sen. Biden: Troop buildup is failure  —  WASHINGTON - A leading Democrat on Saturday declared last year's troop buildup in Iraq a failure.  —  Sen. Joe Biden, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the military push didn't succeed because U.S. troops remain committed …
Discussion: Newshoggers.com and Gateway Pundit
Thom Shanker / New York Times:
Army Worried by Rising Stress of Return Tours to Iraq  —  WASHINGTON — Army leaders are expressing increased alarm about the mental health of soldiers who would be sent back to the front again and again under plans that call for troop numbers to be sustained at high levels in Iraq for this year and beyond.
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Shaun Mullen / The Moderate Voice:
Phil Gramm: McCain's Terrorist In Pinstripes  —  There is a ticking time bomb in the John McCain campaign and the sooner that Barack Obama can turn his full attention to exploiting it the bigger and consequential the explosion should be for this phony maverick.
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Matthew Mosk / The Trail:
McCain Returns Donor Cash
Discussion: The Seminal
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’.
Discussion: Gateway Pundit and Telegraph
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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
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
 
 
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Dan Robinson / Voice of America:
Congressional Democrats Warn Petraeus, Crocker Not to Minimize …
Media Matters for America:
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Discussion: Hullabaloo
Hotline On Call:
Heads Up — DNC Returning $$ To Disgruntled Donors
Discussion: Bang the Drum
Tim Arango / New York Times:
Newspaper Chain Hires Adviser as It Weighs Restructuring
Discussion: BuzzMachine and Romenesko
Bonney Kapp / FOX Embeds:
Obama Visits State #48
Nicholas Riccardi / Los Angeles Times:
Arizona slams door on illegal immigrants
Louis Uchitelle / New York Times:
80,000 Jobs Lost; Democrats Urge New Aid Package
 Earlier Items: 
Pundit Review Radio / BLACKFIVE:
SPECIAL FORCES FIGHT IN SADR CITY
Discussion: SWJ Blog
Damian Kulash Jr / New York Times:
Beware the New New Thing  —  RECENTLY, the House Judiciary …
Washington Times:
Passport official quits amid probes
Discussion: A Blog For All
San Francisco Chronicle:
SNOOP DOGG BLASTS OBAMA
Gail Collins / New York Times:
White Guys Are Back  —  It was probably inevitable.
Ryan Singel / Threat Level:
Lawsuit Claim: Students' Lecture Notes Infringe on Professor's Copyright