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8:30 PM ET, June 26, 2008

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Alexa Ainsworth / Political Radar:
Obama Camp Disavows Last Year's ‘Inartful’ Statement on D.C. Gun Law  —  ABC News' Teddy Davis and Alexa Ainsworth Report: With the Supreme Court poised to rule on Washington, D.C.'s, gun ban, the Obama campaign is disavowing what it calls an “inartful” statement to the Chicago Tribune last year …
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David Stout / New York Times:
Justices Rule for Individual Gun Rights  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declared for the first time on Thursday that the Constitution protects an individual's right to have a gun, not just the right of the states to maintain militias.  —  Justice Antonin Scalia, writing for the majority …
Mark Sherman / Associated Press:
High court affirms gun rights in historic decision  —  WASHINGTON - Silent on central questions of gun control for two centuries, the Supreme Court found its voice Thursday in a decision affirming the right to have guns for self-defense in the home and addressing a constitutional riddle almost …
Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Court: A constitutional right to a gun  —  The opinion can be downloaded here.  Relevant quotes from the majority opinion can be found here, and a replay of our LiveBlog can be found here.  Tom's commentary is here.  —  Answering a 217-year old constitutional question …
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Supreme Court Strikes Down 'Millionaire's Amendment'  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law meant to level the financial playing field when rich candidates pay for their own political campaigns.  —  The 5-to-4 decision, legal experts said, was significant for rejecting …
Colbert I. King / Washington Post:   The Thugs Win the Case
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Impact of Gun Ruling Limited, Experts Say
Discussion: Spin Cycle and Truthdig
The New Republic:
In Support of Obama's Death Penalty Stand
Discussion: The American Scene
Betsy Rothstein / The Hill:
Obama: ‘I bit my tongue’ against Clinton  —  Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) said he bit his tongue “many times” during the fierce primary battle with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.).  —  Two sources said that Obama's comments came after Rep. Diane Watson (D-Calif.), a Clinton backer …
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Lynn Sweet:   Reporters banned from Obama-Clinton meeting with Clinton backers on Thursday.
The Hill:
Housing bill, FISA delayed until after July recess  —  The Senate hit impasses over legislation aimed at helping struggling homeowners and a rewrite of spying laws, forcing Democratic leaders to push back consideration of those measures until next month.  —  Leaders had hoped to finish …
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Marty Lederman / Balkinization:
John Yoo Testimony
Steven Thomma / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Under debate plan, Obama loses height advantage  —  WASHINGTON — Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama would sit at a table at two of three presidential debates this fall, according to a formal proposal unveiled Thursday, which, perhaps unintentionally, would neutralize Obama's height advantage.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Keith Olbermann: Then and now  —  (updated below)  —  On January 31 of this year, Keith Olbermann donned his most serious face and most indignant voice tone to rail against George Bush for supporting telecom immunity and revisions to FISA.  In a 10-minute “Special Comment,” …
Todd Venezia / New York Post:
NEWS BABE'S ‘IRAQI TRYST’  —  IN-BEDDED REPORTER ‘TOOK MY HUBBY’  —  Sexy CBS siren Lara Logan spent her days covering the heat of the Iraq war - but that was nothing compared to the heat of her nights.  —  The “60 Minutes” reporter and former swimsuit model apparently courted two beaus …
Discussion: protein wisdom
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
SO SAD  —  It's sad to see articulate and intelligent, if terribly misguided, writers still trying to justify their Iraq catastrophe by claiming its no different from World War II and our decades' long stationing of troops in Germany and Japan.  —  Today we have the instance of Max Boot ...
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Iraq = Germany  —  So says Max Boot: … Does Boot really believe …
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias and Swampland
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Overcoming Vitter  —  It appears as if he is the only Senator opposing the removal of the HIV travel and immigration ban.  The White House is on board, as are hefty bipartisan chunks of the Senate.  Here's how you can still help: email your senator asking him or her to support the removal of the HIV travel ban.
Robert D. Novak / Washington Post:
The Obamacons Who Worry McCain  —  What is an “Obamacon?”  The phrase surfaced in January to describe British conservatives entranced by Barack Obama.  On March 13 the American Spectator broadened the term to cover all “conservative supporters” of the Democratic presidential candidate.
Abdon M. Pallasch / Chicago Sun Times:
Obama says he avoided city, state corruption  —  Clout and corruption scandals that have plagued Chicago and Illinois politics in recent years have not laid a glove on Barack Obama, he told reporters here Wednesday.  —  “You will recall that for my entire political career here …
Discussion: Redstate
 
 
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Ali / Think Progress:
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Mike Allen / The Politico:
Plouffe's ‘persuasion army’ …
Marc Ambinder:
Obama's Bipartisanship  —  The Obama campaign disputes …
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Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
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Richard Perle / Washington Post:
Coalition Of the Ineffectual  —  “A successful multilateral coalition” …
Megan McArdle:
Heller affirmed!  —  A well regulated Militia, being necessary …
Discussion: Political Insider
Martin Roberts / Reuters:
Spanish parliament to extend rights to apes
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