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11:15 AM ET, May 12, 2008

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Ralph Z. Hallow / Washington Times:
Barr unpersuaded by 'don't run' pleas  —  Former Rep. Bob Barr says a number of Republicans have been trying to persuade him not to run for president on the Libertarian Party ticket, but none has given him a convincing reason.  —  The former Republican congressman from Georgia formed …
Robert D. Novak / Washington Post:
McCain's Christian Problem  —  John McCain, who as the Republican candidate for president has spent the past two months trying to consolidate right-wing support, has a problem of disputed dimensions with a vital component of the conservative coalition: evangelicals.
Discussion: TownHall Blog, Hot Air and The Page
Agence France Presse:   McCain faces doubts among Republican conservatives
Anne E. Kornblut / Washington Post:
Clinton Team Acknowledges $20 Million Debt  —  A Top Aide Denies Rumors That She Is Seeking VP Slot  —  With her campaign falling ever deeper into debt, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton spent a rainy Mother's Day seeking votes ahead of Tuesday's primary here, turning a deaf ear to calls …
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PR Newswire:
Poll Predicts 36-Point Clinton Landslide in W. Virginia  —  Voters Say Clinton's Persistence Will Not Hurt the Democratic Party  —  Although Barack Obama is the likely Democratic nominee, West Virginia Democratic voters are marching to a different drummer, as Hillary Clinton leads …
Discussion: TalkLeft
Ryan Alessi / Lexington Herald-Leader:
Clinton creaming Obama in Ky.  —  U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton enters the final week before Kentucky's May 20 Democratic presidential primary with a commanding 27 percentage point lead over U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, a new poll shows.  —  She leads the Illinois senator 58 percent to 31 percent …
Discussion: Boston Globe and The Page
Associated Press:
West Virginia savors moment in spotlight
Ian Urbina / New York Times:
Voter ID Battle Shifts to Proof of Citizenship  —  The battle over voting rights will expand this week as lawmakers in Missouri are expected to support a proposed constitutional amendment to enable election officials to require proof of citizenship from anyone registering to vote.
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Digby / Hullabaloo:
Show Us Your Papers
Discussion: Eschaton
Ben Smith / The Politico:
How to end a presidential campaign  —  There are 50 ways to leave your lover, 13 ways of looking at a blackbird, and at least six ways to drop out of a presidential race.  With Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign running on empty with little hope of victory, the New York senator's allies …
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blogs
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Los Angeles Times:
A quick Clinton exit wouldn't help Obama
Discussion: MSNBC, BizzyBlog and Hot Air
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
NBC's Primary Source for Election '08  —  NEW YORK — In a borrowed office at 30 Rock, Chuck Todd is on his cellphone, telling a Barack Obama strategist that his boss will probably fall just short of winning Indiana that night.  —  “Are you really going to ask for a recount over one delegate?”
Carl Bernstein / CNN:
Analysis: Could Clinton land the VP nomination?  —  (CNN) — Friends and close associates of both Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are now convinced that, assuming she loses the race for the presidential nomination, she is probably going to fight to be the vice presidential nominee on an Obama-for-president ticket.
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Hendrik Hertzberg / New Yorker:
OVER NOT OUT … When the polls closed in Indiana and North Carolina …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal:
Democrats Face Rescue Backlash  —  Some Voters Oppose Having to Bail Out Homeowners at Risk  —  Democrats may be risking a backlash at the polls in November by pushing hard to use taxpayer money to rescue homeowners who can no longer afford their mortgages in the face of stiff resistance from President Bush and many other Republicans.
Discussion: Hot Air and American Street
Edward N. Luttwak / New York Times:
President Apostate?  —  BARACK OBAMA has emerged as a classic example of charismatic leadership — a figure upon whom others project their own hopes and desires.  The resulting emotional intensity adds greatly to the more conventional strengths of the well-organized Obama campaign …
August J. Pollak / The Huffington Post:
The Hillary Metaphors  —  Analogies for Hillary Clinton's campaign are varied in both scope and awfulness.  —  To see more of August J. Pollak's cartoon “Some Guy With a Website,” check out the archive.
Discussion: American Street
Nada Bakri / New York Times:
Fierce Fighting Breaks Out East of Beirut  —  BEIRUT, Lebanon — Fierce clashes broke out on Sunday in the mountains east of Beirut between supporters of the Western-backed government and followers of Hezbollah, the militant group backed by Iran.  —  The fighting, in the Shouf and Aley districts …
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Los Angeles Times:
Lebanon's Sunni bloc built militia, officials say
 
 
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John McCain / CNN:
Obama open to joining McCain on trail
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Tyler Cowen / Marginal Revolution:
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Koch's audition  —  Former New York Mayor Ed Koch …
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New York Times:
Saying No to Everything
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Richard B. Schmitt / Los Angeles Times:
Domestic spying far outpaces terrorism prosecutions
McCain Source:
McCain's Lobbyists In Trouble For Foreign Lobbying
Joanna Weiss / Boston Globe:
Everyone in favor, say yargh!
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CNN:
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