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5:15 PM ET, April 23, 2008

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Jonathan Weisman / Washington Post:
Obama's Gloves Are Off — And May Need to Stay Off  —  Unable once again to score a knockout, Sen. Barack Obama is likely to make his new negative tone even more negative — with a sharp eye on trying to end the Democratic presidential nomination fight after the May 6 primaries in Indiana and North Carolina.
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New York Post:
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE  —  HILLARY'S PENNSYLVANIA WIN  —  Hillary Clinton refuses to die.  Having been given up for dead after losing Iowa, she rebounded in New Hampshire.  Then a string of 11 straight consecutive losses - followed by a win in Ohio and a tie (in delegates) in Texas.
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama 50%, Clinton 42% Nationally  —  Clinton and Obama both run within one point of McCain in fall ballot  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Barack Obama leads Hillary Clinton in national Democratic preferences for the nomination, 50% to 42%, in Gallup Poll Daily tracking from April 20-22.
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
FIRST THOUGHTS: SECRET TO HILLARY'S SUCCESS  —  From Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, and Domenico Montanaro  —  *** The secret to Hillary's success: So how did Clinton win so decisively last night?  The answer is women, specifically white women.  They continue to be as important to her success …
Discussion: Associated Press
New York Times:
Seizing on Her Primary Win, Clinton Says Tide Is Turning
Discussion: Comedy Central and The Caucus
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
NC GOP defies RNC and McCain, will air ad
Discussion: Swampland, The Page and Exurban League
CNN:
Clinton: Obama loss raises questions about electability
Discussion: Marc Ambinder
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
RNC CALLS WRIGHT AD ‘NOT APPROPRIATE’  —  From NBC/NJ's Carrie Dann  —  Update to NC Gop anti-Obama ad that references the Rev. Jeremiah Wright...  Per the RNC, the national leadership of the Republican Party has been in contact this morning with the North Carolina GOP, urging them to refrain from running the “Extreme” ad.
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Marc Ambinder:
McCain, GOP Unhappy With N.C. GOP AD  —  Sen. John McCain sent this letter to the chairman of the North Carolina GOP this a.m.: … Danny Diaz, the RNC's communications director, in a statement: … There's a sense among some GOP activists that the McCain campaign depresses the base …
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
McCain implores NC GOP to not air ad
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Michael McNutt / Daily Oklahoman:
In Oklahoma: Henry backs Obama  —  Gov. Brad Henry, who said earlier he would not endorse a Democratic presidential candidate until this summer's national convention, announced this morning he is supporting Barack Obama.  —  The endorsement means Obama, a U.S. senator from Illinois …
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Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
Obama Shifting Focus From Clinton to McCain
Marc Ambinder:
Superdelegates For Obama — Sooner?
Discussion: PSoTD, Betsy's Page and GINA COBB
John B. Judis / The New Republic:
The Next McGovern?  —  Obama may still get the nomination, but his loss tonight deals a harsh blow to his electibility arguments.  —  Hillary Clinton won a decisive ten-round decision over Barack Obama in Pennsylvania's Democratic primary, but she didn't score a knockout.  The struggle continues.
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Ezra Klein / American Prospect:
WHAT HAPPENED IN PENNSYLVANIA?  —  Not a whole ton to pick through in the exit polls.
Patrick Poole / Front Page Magazine:
Terrorist Fundraisers for Obama  —  Two years ago, Hatem El-Hady was the chairman of the Toledo, Ohio-based Islamic charity, Kindhearts, which was closed by the US government in February 2006 for terrorist fundraising and all its assets frozen.  Today, El-Hady has redirected his fundraising efforts …
Fox News:
‘Basic Instinct’ Director Paul Verhoeven: Jesus Was Son of Mary and a Roman Rapist  —  In his upcoming biography of Jesus, “Basic Instinct” director Paul Verhoeven will make the shocking claim that Christ probably was the son of Mary and a Roman soldier who raped her during the Jewish uprising in Galilee …
Discussion: Macsmind, The Corner and Pharyngula
Matt / Think Progress:
Hagee Says Hurricane Katrina Struck New Orleans Because It Was ‘Planning A Sinful’ ‘Homosexual Rally’  —  On September 18, 2006, Pastor John Hagee — whose endorsement Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said this past Sunday he was “glad to have” — told NPR's Terry Gross that “Hurricane Katrina was …
Karen Jowers / Army Times:
Bill: Stop selling Playboy, Penthouse on base  —  Concerned that the military is selling pornography in exchange stores in spite of a ban, one lawmaker has introduced a bill to clean up the matter.  —  “Our troops should not see their honor sullied so that the moguls behind magazines …
CNN:
$100 fill-ups arrive at gas pumps  —  COALINGA, California (CNN) — Noel Bosse and Ken Davis watch as the numbers keep spinning at the gas pump — 70 bucks, 80 bucks.  Gulp, guzzle, then it stops: $101 for about 25 gallons.  —  The $100 fill-up has arrived in the United States.
Deacon / Power Line:
BAD ADVICE FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES  —  The New York Times joins the growing chorus of left-wing commentators who want to see Hillary Clinton bow out of the presidential campaign.  Parroting Keith Olbermann and other stalwarts of the infantile left, the Times, which endorsed Clinton, writes:
Discussion: The Huffington Post and The Corner
 
 
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Julie Bosman / The Caucus:
Edwards Backers Team Up With Obama
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
David Freddoso / The Corner:
In Murtha's District  —  Rep. Jack Murtha (D-Pa.) …
Ramesh Ponnuru / The Corner:
One Last Time  —  A note, particularly for our Christian …
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Pa. Primary: Winners and Losers
Discussion: The Trail
Hindrocket / Power Line:
THE FRIENDS OF BARACK OBAMA, PART 2
Dorothy Rabinowitz / Wall Street Journal:
Obama's Media Army
Andy Zajac / The Swamp:
Rove didn't seek Fitzgerald ouster: Att'y
 Earlier Items: 
Mark Steyn / The Corner:
Reductio ad Obamum
John Stossel / Real Clear Politics:
The Sky's Not Falling  —  “Mortgage Crisis,” shouts the New York Times.
Al Kamen / Washington Post:
The Baghdad Embassy, a W Hotel
Discussion: Think Progress and TPMCafe
Simon Jenkins / Guardian:
Despite Iraq, America's love affair with war runs deep
John Podhoretz / Commentary:
The Big Superdelegate Suck-Up
Paul Auster / New York Times:
The Accidental Rebel
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Where did we go wrong?  —  The networks have called it for Hillary …
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Breaking News (Updated): Ron Paul surges in Pa.