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2:25 PM ET, April 7, 2008

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Nick Timiraos / Wall Street Journal:
Obama May Not Have Fully Contained Damage From Ex-Pastor  —  Sen. Barack Obama's Philadelphia speech on race relations last month seemed to put the controversial remarks of his former pastor behind him.  But three weeks later, there is evidence of lingering damage.
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William Kristol / New York Times:
The Shape of the Race to Come  —  I've spent a fair amount of time the last couple of weeks with conservatives of all ages and leanings.  Call it my very own listening tour.  —  It began with a series of conversations with a group of Weekly Standard subscribers.
John Kass / Chicago Tribune:
Dialogue on race could begin on hallowed ground  —  The wounds inflicted on Barack Obama by the hateful speech of his pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, are serious and profound.  —  Why else would ministers gather at Obama's church in Chicago—Trinity United Church of Christ …
Wall Street Journal:
Iraq and Its Costs  —  When Gen. David Petraeus testifies before Congress tomorrow, he will step into an American political landscape dramatically different from the one he faced when he last spoke on Capitol Hill seven months ago.  —  This time Gen. Petraeus returns to Washington having led …
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M. Duss / Wonk Room:
Neocons Preparing The Ground For Petraeus Testimony By Hyping Threat Of Iran  —  A story yesterday in Britain's Sunday Times suggested that General David Petraeus “is expected to tell Congress [that] Iranian forces were involved in the recent battle for Basra” when he testifies before Congress this week.
Sudarsan Raghavan / Washington Post:
Between Iraqi Shiites, a Deepening Animosity
Marc Ambinder:
Ex-Clinton Insider Launches Unity Ticket Drive  —  Hillary/Obama '08 becomes official today.  In a way.  —  A Clinton insider who served as ex campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle's executive assistant for several years has set up a new website, http://www.voteboth.com/ and plans to register with the Federal Election Commission today.
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Frank James / Baltimore Sun:
CLINTON MAN'S OBAMA MOMENT  —  Was Terry McAuliffe, chairman of Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, engaging in his own sort of hedging strategy at a recent meeting of Washington State Democrats?  Or was the former Democratic National Committee chair engaging in a kumbayah, all-us-Democrats-are-in-this- together moment?
Marc Ambinder:
Penn: Never Out, Still In  —  Demoted Hillary Clinton strategist Mark Penn may no longer have the coveted title of chief strategist, but he remains a key member of the campaign's senior staff.  —  Mr. Penn took part on the campaign's morning message call this morning, as usual.
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Sean Wilentz / Salon:
If the system made sense, Clinton would be far ahead  —  Under a winner-take-all primary system, Hillary Clinton would have a wide lead over Barack Obama — and enough delegates to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination by June.  —  Hillary Clinton celebrates with supporters …
Jonathan Chait / The New Republic:
No Really, You Should Go  —  Wretched rationalizations for Hillary Clinton's kamikaze campaign.  —  Last week, Senator Pat Leahy suggested that Hillary Clinton ought to quit the presidential race.  How insensitive!  How boorish!  Pundits gasped, Clinton took umbrage …
USA Today:
Radio host Ed Schultz: 'I'm sorry ... John McCain is a warmonger'  —  “I'm sorry, John, the label sticks.  John McCain is a warmonger,” liberal radio host Ed Schultz said a few minutes ago on CNN's American Morning.  —  Schultz called McCain a “warmonger” on Friday as he was warming …
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Zachary A. Goldfarb / The Talk:
McCain: Obama ‘Absolutely’ Qualified to Be President
Discussion: The Jed Report and Donklephant
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
Rice Eyeing Ticket?  That's News to McCain  —  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Is Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice campaigning to be John McCain's running mate?  If so, Mr. McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, said on Sunday that he had not noticed.
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New York Post:
RICE BIDS TO BE VP: GOPER
Amanda / Think Progress:
McCain's Speech On Progress In Iraq Interrupted By News Of Mortars Hitting The Green Zone  —  Today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, making the case for the “unmistakable progress” in Iraq.  —  A telling moment in his remarks came when he was arguing why President Bush's surge …
Discussion: New York Times and Slog
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Mark Halperin / The Page:   Excerpts of McCain's Remarks to VFW Headquarters
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
WHITE HOUSE: SURGE'S ‘GREAT SUCCESS’  —  President Bush is pressing Congress today for approval of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement, and the White House says it doesn't believe it has had any dealings on this with Democrat Mark Penn, the former chief strategist for Hillary Clinton's campaign …
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John Hood / The Corner:
The Real Colombian-Trade Story
Discussion: Houston Chronicle
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Grains Gone Wild  —  These days you hear a lot about the world financial crisis.  But there's another world crisis under way — and it's hurting a lot more people.  —  I'm talking about the food crisis.  Over the past few years the prices of wheat, corn, rice and other basic foodstuffs …
CNN:
Olympic torch extinguished during Paris leg  —  (CNN) — The Olympic torch relay was disrupted Monday by protesters in Paris demonstrating against the Chinese government, causing authorities to extinguish the flame three times and put the torch on a bus, according to The Associated Press.
HillaryClinton.com:
Clinton Unveils Plan To Find Cure For Breast Cancer On The Ellen DeGeneres Show  —  Plan Includes $300 Million in Increased Funding For Research Annually And Increased Access To Treatment And Screening Services  —  Hillary Clinton appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today and announced …
Discussion: TalkLeft, The Confluence and FOX Embeds
 
 
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
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