Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:15 PM ET, June 20, 2008

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
RELATED:
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Why Obama's Support For FISA Cave-In Is Such A Downer  —  Here's what's so dispiriting about it.  One of the riveting things about Barack Obama's candidacy is that since the outset of the campaign he's seemed absolutely dead serious about changing the way foreign policy is discussed and argued about in this country.
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Obama Backing FISA “Compromise”  —  Obama's statement on the FISA “compromise” is in, and suffice it to say that it won't make opponents of the Dem cave-in very happy.  He's supporting it.  —  Here's the key part: … Full statement after the jump.  —  Late Update: My take on his decision is here.
Discussion: Hullabaloo and The Moderate Voice
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
What Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer and Fred Hiatt mean by “bipartisanship”  —  Update VI — first ad against Steny Hoyer -  —  Update VII — Obama announces support for “compromise” FISA/amnesty bill -  —  Update VIII - Update IX)  —  It's bad enough watching the likes of Steny Hoyer …
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Where is Obama on the FISA fight? Obama responds! UPDATED 1,2, &3
Michael Hirsh / Newsweek:
Barack's Bounce  —  The latest NEWSWEEK Poll shows the Democrat with a 15-point lead over McCain.  —  Barack finally has his bounce.  For weeks many political experts and pollsters have been wondering why the race between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain had stayed so tight …
John M. Broder / The Caucus:
The Great Seal of Obamaland?  —  At a discussion with a dozen Democratic governors in Chicago on Friday morning, each of the governors was identified with a small name plate but Senator Barack Obama sat behind a low rostrum to which was attached an official-looking seal no one had seen before.
RELATED:
Alexander Marquardt / CNN:
When the Obama logo and presidential seal collide
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Exclusive: MoveOn To Close Its 527 In Response To Obama's Candidacy  —  MoveOn, the advocacy group supporting Barack Obama, has decided to permanently shutter its 527 operation, partly in response to the Illinois Senator's insistence that such groups should not spend on his behalf during the general election …
RELATED:
Jim Kuhnhenn / Associated Press:
Obama raises $22 million in May
Discussion: Hot Air and Redstate
Alex Koppelman / Salon:   MoveOn closes its 527 for good  —  On Friday, Talking Points …
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Confidence in Congress: Lowest Ever for Any U.S. Institution  —  Just 12% of Americans express confidence in Congress  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Gallup's annual update on confidence in institutions finds just 12% of Americans expressing confidence in Congress, the lowest of the 16 institutions tested this year …
Discussion: The Swamp, The Trail and Flopping Aces
RELATED:
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama 46%, McCain 44%  —  Obama's margin over McCain slightly smaller than in previous days  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Gallup Poll Daily tracking shows Barack Obama with 46% of the support of registered voters and John McCain at 44%.  This is a slightly smaller margin …
Emptywheel:
Scott McClellan Testimony: Rove Is a Liar and Cheney an Oil-Hungry War-Monger  —  I confess to being underwhelmed with the work HJC did with Scott McClellan's appearance before the committee today.  I'll do a post later (once I've recovered from a terrible day for Democracy) on what I think was missed.
Discussion: American Street, Firedoglake and Time
RELATED:
The Hill:
Cheney gets last laugh
Discussion: The New Republic
Robert Cox / Media Bloggers Association:
Back Story AP and Drudge Retort Come to Terms  —  In what may close one chapter and signal the beginning of another, the AP and Rogers Cadenhead of Drudge Retort have come to resolution on their dispute while leaving unresolved the central source of conflict in the case …
RELATED:
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Two Obamas  —  God, Republicans are saps.  They think that they're running against some academic liberal who wouldn't wear flag pins on his lapel, whose wife isn't proud of America and who went to some liberationist church where the pastor damned his own country.
Lawrence B. Lindsey / Wall Street Journal:
Obama Turns FDR Upside Down  —  Sen. Barack Obama has a bad idea for “extending the life of Social Security.”  He has proposed applying the Social Security tax to incomes above $250,000, in addition to the current tax on incomes up to $102,000.  It's unfair, he explained …
Michael Barbaro / City Room:
Bloomberg Criticizes ‘Whisper Campaign’ Around Obama  —  BOCA RATON, Fla. — Injecting himself directly into the presidential campaign and speaking before one of its most crucial constituencies, Jewish voters, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Friday morning forcefully rejected what he called a …
Anna Jo Bratton / Associated Press:
Hagel says he'd consider VP offer from Obama  —  OMAHA, Neb. - Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel said Friday he would consider serving as Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's running mate if asked, but he doesn't expect to be on any ticket.  —  Hagel's vocal criticism …
Greg Mitchell / The Huffington Post:
Coming on Sunday from ‘NYT’: Charlie Crist's Personal Life  —  With Florida Governor Charlie Crist now being seriously floated as a VP candidate for John McCain, all those old rumors that the longtime bachelor may be gay have gained new currency — along with reports about Crist dating several women.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:15 PM ET, June 20, 2008.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
Add your company here
 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Paul Kane / The Trail:
Obama Supports FISA Legislation, Angering Left
Howie Klein / Crooks and Liars:
Blue America's Steny Hoyer FISA ad
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
In Ottawa, McCain eschews overt mention of politics
Faiz / Think Progress:
Lou Dobbs finds his reason to impeach Bush... food safety.
Scott Martelle / Top of the Ticket:
Why let Jon Stewart have all the fun?
Discussion: The Swamp and Salon
Mike Huckabee / Huck PAC:
Life. Liberty. Pursuit of Happiness.
Sean / FiveThirtyEight.com:
McCain VP: Pawlenty Guarantees MN, WI?
John Derbyshire / The Corner:
Hating Science  —  Kathryn, Jonah, Yuval: Good points all …
Discussion: Vox Popoli
 Earlier Items: 
Marc Ambinder:
The General Election Map
Discussion: MyDD and Commentary
Matthew Yglesias:
Meet The New Boss  —  Jim Henley on Barack Obama's lack …
Micah L. Sifry / techPresident:
BREAKING: PdF2008 Hosts Obama-McCain Twitter Debate
Matthew Yglesias:
Ahmadenijad's Clarification
Alexis Madrigal / Wired Science:
Mars Phoenix Tweets: “We Have ICE!”
Telegraph:
Martha Stewart refused entry to the UK
Discussion: Gawker
New York Post:
CABLE GUYS LUST FOR TIM'S JOB