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9:35 PM ET, April 8, 2008

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Paul J. Nyden / Charleston Gazette:
Jay defends endorsement of Sen. Obama  —  Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., defended his decision to make an endorsement in the race for president during an interview with Gazette editors on Monday.  —  Rockefeller said some have criticized him for endorsing Sen. Barack Obama before the West Virginia primary in May.
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Fox News:
Rockefeller Apologizes to McCain for Calling Him Hit-and-Run Aviator  —  Democratic Sen. Jay Rockefeller, a Barack Obama supporter, apologized to John McCain Tuesday for suggesting to a West Virginia newspaper that the Arizona senator does not care about “the lives of people” …
Discussion: Hot Air, CALIFORNIA YANKEE and Redstate
John McCain / CNN:
McCain campaign says Obama team's apology falls short
John McCain / CNN:
McCain camp calls on Obama to denounce ‘smear’
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Maybe J Rock Read About Those Laser Guided Bombs In An Intel Report
Discussion: Political Punch and TownHall Blog
Spencer Ackerman / The Washington Independent:
Biden Punks Crocker: ‘I Would Therefore Pick Al Qaeda on The Afghanistan-Pakistan Border’  —  There was once a blog called Joe Biden Is Thugged Out.  (I swear this is true.)  Biden just proved why.  He asked Ryan Crocker, who used to be ambassador to Pakistan, whether it would be better …
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Ali / Think Progress:
McCain seems confused about al Qaeda again, suggests it's a 'sect of Shi'ites.'  —  During today's hearing with Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) questioned Petraeus on what he called “the major threat” of al Qaeda in Iraq.
Dday / Hullabaloo:
Joe Biden Just Obliterated Every Administration Argument About Iraq  —  That was a very significant moment at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings with Amb.  Ryan Crocker and Gen. David Petraeus.  Joe Biden asked Amb.  Crocker where it would be better for American national security interests …
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
ANOTHER MCCAIN SHIITE-SUNNI GAFFE?
Discussion: The Jed Report
Matthew Yglesias:
Principle Threat  —  Evan Bayh's doing an excellent job of homing …
Michael Goldfarb / Weekly Standard Blog:
Does Ted Kennedy Know Anything about Iraq?
Discussion: Hot Air
M. Duss / Wonk Room:
Crocker: ‘Al Qaeda On The Afghanistan-Pakistan Border’ A Bigger Threat Than In Iraq
Discussion: democracyarsenal.org
Costas Panagopoulos / The Politico:
Obama supporter Oprah takes a big dive  —  Much hay was made nearly a year ago when Oprah Winfrey announced that she would support — and campaign for — Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama.  Her effect in boosting support for Obama in early primary and caucus states like Iowa …
Wall Street Journal:
The Coming Tax Bomb  —  As the presidential campaign enters its final stages, there will be increased debate over budget priorities and how they will be paid for.  Many commentators and political leaders, including Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, believe that tax increases are needed …
The Tartan Online:
Michelle Obama speaks at presidential rally in Skibo Gym  —  Only a week after her husband drew throngs to Soldiers and Sailors, Michelle Obama wooed a small crowd at Skibo Gymnasium on Wednesday.  —  Skibo's risers were packed with community members and students from many of Pittsburgh's universities.
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Gateway Pundit
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Michael Goldfarb / Weekly Standard Blog:   They Need More White People
Mary Ann Akers / The Sleuth:
Grover Norquist Endorses Condi Rice for Veep  —  No speaker goes to conservative activist Grover Norquist's Wednesday breakfast meeting without a purpose.  And so it was with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice two weeks ago when she convinced a rapt audience — without even raising the possibility …
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Eugene Robinson / Washington Post:
Run, Condi, Run!  —  Oh, please; oh, please; oh, please.
Hugh Hewitt / Townhall.com:
Obama, 2000: Not A Lot Of “Ideological Differences” With Bobby Rush  —  In yesterday's conversation with Time's Joe Klein (transcript here) I noted that when then Illinois State Senator Barack Obama ran against incumbent Congressman Bobby Rush in the 2000 Democratic primary …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Lee Hamilton denies Michael Mukasey's claim about 9/11  —  I just received the following statement from the Vice Chairman of the 9/11 Commission, Rep. Lee Hamilton, in response to my inquiries last week (and numerous follow-up inquiries from readers here) about Attorney General Michael Mukasey's claims …
Reuters:
Absolut vodka pulls ad showing California in Mexico  —  MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The distillers of Sweden's Absolut vodka have withdrawn an advertisement run in Mexico that angered many U.S. citizens by idealizing an early 19th century map showing chunks of the United States as Mexican.
Molly Reuter / KLTV-TV:
East Texas Teenager Attacked Over History Project  —  Melanie Bowers, 13, and her parents walked into Athens High School Monday afternoon to talk to campus police.  They were hoping to get some answers.  —  “It never should have happened in the first place.
Abdon M. Pallasch / Chicago Sun Times:
Suburban Obama delegate quits over ‘divisive’ remark  —  Moving to nip in the bud some potential bad press, White House hopeful Barack Obama's campaign persuaded a delegate to step down after she was ticketed for calling her neighbor's African-American children “monkeys.”
Discussion: Chicago Tribune and protein wisdom
 
 
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Michael Neibauer / Examiner:
D.C. councilman no longer member of Clinton camp
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Daily Mail:
Lord Coe blasts ‘horrible Chinese thugs’ …
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
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Associated Press:
US Water Pipelines Are Breaking
Discussion: AMERICAblog
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
“Calculus, Not Arithmetic”  —  I've been watching the hearings in bed this morning.
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Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
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John Bresnahan / The Crypt's Blogs:
The ‘Obama Effect’ shows itself at Petraeus-Crocker hearing
Discussion: New York Times
Megan McArdle:
Reading is fundamental  —  Sigh.  Glenn Greenwald lashes back.
Matthew Yglesias:
Lieberwhat?  —  Joe Lieberman is probably beyond shark-jumping …
Peter Beinart / Washington Post:
Obama at the Helm  —  Deep into a primary campaign that was supposed …
Discussion: Commentary
The Politico:
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