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7:55 AM ET, April 8, 2008

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Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Congress To Hear Of Gains In Iraq  —  Petraeus, Crocker To Face Impatient Lawmakers  —  In a reprise of their testimony last September, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker plan to tell Congress today and tomorrow that security has improved in Iraq and that the government …
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Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
With War in Senate Spotlight, Presidential Campaigns Converge in Washington
Anne Flaherty / Associated Press:
Petraeus to urge patience in Iraq
Discussion: Newshoggers.com
Steve Coll / New Yorker:
MILITARY CONFLICT … General Richard A. Cody graduated …
Discussion: War in Context
Anne E. Kornblut / The Trail:
Clinton Told True Tale of Woe, Says Kin  —  The aunt of a young pregnant woman who died after a hospital told her she needed to pay $100 up front for care said in an interview on Monday that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has been telling the story accurately on the campaign trail …
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Digby / Hullabaloo:
Storylines  —  Andrea Mitchell said today that Clinton has a “growing credibility gap” because she repeated a story on the stump about a woman who was denied health care and died.  (I believe this is based on a bizarre and very badly written article which appeared over the week-end in the New York Times.)
Discussion: Buck Naked Politics and TalkLeft
Charles Babington / Associated Press:   Fact Check: Clinton tale about pregnant woman is right in essence, wrong in details
Digby / Hullabaloo:
What Are They Waiting For?  —  D-day says that I'm one of the biggest pollyannas in the blogosphere about the November election.  My sunny upbeat belief that the Democrats are pretty much a shoe-in and that all this unpleasantness will be long forgotten by then is what gets me through these days of obnoxious online life.
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Katharine Q. Seelye / The Caucus:
2 Suburban Philadelphia Counties Flip to Democratic Party
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
The non-political elite view of McCain
James Hider / Times of London:
Iraq: Al-Mahdi army offers to lay down its arms  —  Iraq's largest and most dangerous militia will voluntarily disband if Shia scholars advise its leader to do so, officials said yesterday — a dramatic move that could quell much of the fighting in the war-torn country.
Discussion: Redstate and The Strata-Sphere
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Tim Arango / New York Times:
CBS Said to Consider Use of CNN in Reporting  —  CBS, the home of the most celebrated news division in broadcasting, has been in discussions with Time Warner about a deal to outsource some of its news-gathering operations to CNN, two executives briefed on the matter said Monday.
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Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
For Couric, an Uphill March
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
How the MSM Treats Hillary: One Video Shows It All  —  Thanks for posting that Jeralyn!  (5.00 / 2) (#2) … Must see.  (5.00 / 2) (#5)
Media Matters for America:
On Tim Russert , Hitchens said to Sullivan: “Oh, well don't be such a lesbian.  Get on with it”  —  On the April 5 edition of MSNBC's Tim Russert, Andrew Sullivan and Christopher Hitchens debated the significance for Sen. Barack Obama of comments made by his former pastor Jeremiah Wright …
Discussion: Gawker and Pandagon
SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
Insult to Injury: Vitter Crashes Car After Hookergate Town Hall Meeting  —  Senator David Vitter fell victim to a humiliating incident today.  No, it wasn't the town hall meeting he held with LA residents discussing his hypocritical involvement in the “DC Madam” prostitution scandal.
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The Ascension Citizen:
Vitter driver wrecks into sign after Gonzales forum
Discussion: Cliff Schecter … and Wonkette
Seumas Milne / Guardian:
Secret US plan for military future in Iraq  —  A confidential draft agreement covering the future of US forces in Iraq, passed to the Guardian, shows that provision is being made for an open-ended military presence in the country.  —  The draft strategic framework agreement between the US …
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
McCain ties with Arizona blacks strained  —  Oscar Tillman heads the Phoenix area branch of the NAACP and is a former statewide president of the group.  He has been a leader of Arizona's small, tight-knit African-American community for decades.  —  So it comes as something of a surprise …
Infidelesto / Infidels Are Cool:
Obama's pastor Jeremiah Wright: Former Muslim  —  A reader from Free Republic has dug up an old article last year (March 07) From TNR about Obama.  It was written by Ryan Lizza, Senior editor at The New Republic.  It's a biographical piece, but in the article, it explicitly states that Jeremiah Wright is a former Muslim.
Eli Saslow / Washington Post:
Bill Clinton Visits Puerto Rico, Rich in Culture and Delegates  —  The four sound trucks filed onto potholed streets at 8 o'clock Monday morning, weighed down by the 800-pound speakers rigged to their roofs.  They drove past the pineapple plantations, past the black-sand beaches, past the multicolored tiendas downtown.
Discussion: American Street
Erik Eckholm / New York Times:
U.S. Shifting Prison Focus to Re-entry Into Society  —  Back in the 1970s and '80s, high crime and “get tough” laws meant longer sentences and more emphasis on punishment than on rehabilitation, and the federal and state governments spent billions building prisons.
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Elizabeth Edwards Joins Center for American Progress  —  Former senator John Edwards (N.C.) remains on the political sidelines but that isn't stopping his wife, Elizabeth, from rejoining the fray as a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.  —  Elizabeth Edwards will be dealing …
David Brooks / New York Times:
A Network of Truces  —  The U.S. brought no shortage of misconceptions into Iraq, but surely the longest lasting has been what you might call: Founding Fatherism.  This is the belief that peace will come to the country when the nation's political elites gather at a convention hall and make a series …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Soccer Dad
 
 
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Richelieu / Weekly Standard Blog:
Why Rice Will Not Be VP  —  This Condi for Veep hype is political madness.
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Murtha's CTC Corp
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Faiz / Think Progress:
Rove's attorney says Rove would testify if subpoenaed in Siegelman case.
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Survivor recalls horrors of Cambodia genocide
Leslie Wayne / The Caucus:
Obama's S.E.I.U. Boost in Pennsylvania
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Fox News:
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Carol Platt Liebau / Real Clear Politics:
The Cynic vs. the Radical: Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama
Ross Douthat:
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Rob Lowe / The Huffington Post:
Household Betrayal
Chicago Tribune:
Representative tries to put the fear of God in atheist
Gallup:
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