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5:05 PM ET, June 29, 2008

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Faiz / Think Progress:
McCain: I 'Don't See How It Matters' That I Don't Know The Price Of Gas  —  In a telephone interview with the Orange County Register earlier this week, John McCain acknowledged he was unaware of the price of gas.  The OC Register's Martin Wicksol reports:
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Seymour M. Hersh / New Yorker:
PREPARING THE BATTLEFIELD  —  The Bush Administration steps up its secret moves against Iran.  —  L ate last year, Congress agreed to a request from President Bush to fund a major escalation of covert operations against Iran, according to current and former military, intelligence, and congressional sources.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
The baseless, and failed, “Move to the Center” cliche  —  Republican Nancy Johnson of Connecticut was first elected to Congress in 1982, and proceeded to win re-election 11 consecutive times, often quite easily.  In 2004, she defeated her Democratic challenger by 22 points.
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
The Chief Justice, Dylan and the Disappearing Double Negative  —  The last chief justice liked light opera.  The new one cites Bob Dylan.  —  Four pages into his dissent on Monday in an achingly boring dispute between pay phone companies and long distance carriers, John G. Roberts Jr. …
Discussion: TalkLeft and Amygdala
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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
A Win by McCain Could Push a Split Court to Right  —  For much of its term, the Supreme Court muted last year's noisy dissents, warmed to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.'s vision of narrow, incremental decisions and continued a slow but hardly steady move to the right.
Rasmussen Reports:
Election 2008: Arizona Presidential Election  —  Arizona: McCain Leads By Nine in Home State  —  Since Hillary Clinton dropped out of the race for the White House, Barack Obama has enjoyed a bounce in the national polls and in many state polls.  John McCain's home state of Arizona is no exception …
WKMG-TV:
‘Obama’ Hate Messages, Graffiti Cover 60 Orlando City Vehicles  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — Vandals spray-painted “Obama Smokes Crack” and other hate messages on 60 city vehicles parked across the street from City Hall in downtown Orlando.  —  Investigators said the vandals painted the messages …
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
'It's Over, Lady!'  —  UNITY, N.H.  —  Unity was spared the banality of unanimity.  —  Carmella Lewis, with her Hillary T-shirt and Hillary placard, came all the way from Denver to make sure there would be plenty of ambiguity, duality and ferocity in Unity.
Ginger Adams Otis / New York Post:
OBAMA THE CANDIDATE OF ‘CHANGE MY MIND’  —  It's back and forth for Barack Obama.  —  The candidate of change has changed some of his own positions in recent weeks, raising the risk he'll be labeled a flip-flopper on hot-button issues that look as if they will play a central role in the general election.
Discussion: TIME.com and JammieWearingFool
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama 46%, McCain 42%  —  Race had been precisely tied in last three reports  —  PRINCETON, NJ — The latest Gallup Poll Daily tracking presidential trial heat, based on July 25-26 and 28 interviewing, finds Barack Obama moving slightly ahead of John McCain, 46% to 42%.
Discussion: The New Republic
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
Why Not A Debate In Dubai?  —  Here's a crazy idea that's being discussed by the rulers of the Persian Gulf city-state of Dubai: What if they were to invite Barack Obama and John McCain to come to the desert oasis for a presidential debate?  —  Yes, I know: This is America's presidential campaign …
Christina Lamb / Times of London:
Robert Mugabe's thugs shout: 'Let's kill the baby'  —  A baby boy had both legs broken by supporters of President Robert Mugabe to punish his father for being an opposition councillor in Zimbabwe.  —  Blessing Mabhena, aged 11 months, was seized from a bed and flung down with force as his mother …
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New York Times:   Zimbabwe Faces Wider Sanctions Under Bush Plan
 
 
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Mark Preston / CNN:
Analysis: Barr says he's no Nader
Nate / FiveThirtyEight.com:
The Electric Minor Political Scandal Acid Test
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
McCain Holds Up New Orleans As An Educational Success Story
Uzi Mahnaimi / Times of London:
Iran ready to strike at Israel's nuclear heart
Discussion: Israel Matzav
Sarah Baxter / Times of London:
Barack Obama may recruit defence chief Robert Gates
The Politico:
McCain and Obama court Latino voters
Josh White / Washington Post:
Army's History of Iraq After Hussein Faults Pentagon
Jo Mannies / Political Fix:
McCain outspending Obama on TV ads in Missouri
 Earlier Items: 
Mark Z. Barabak / Los Angeles Times:
McCain's unorthodox campaign
Alec MacGillis / Washington Post:
A New Political Geography  —  Role Reversals in Virginias Reflect National Shifts
Russell Shorto / New York Times:
No Babies?  —  IT WAS A SPECTACULAR LATE-MAY AFTERNOON …
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Anxious in America  —  Just a few months ago, the consensus view …
Derrick Z. Jackson / Boston Globe:
Holding Muslims at arm's length
Discussion: GINA COBB and NewsBusters.org
Hannah Allam / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Crisis grows in Iraq over U.S. raid that killed Maliki relative
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
“The Puppy Had A Fee!”
Discussion: Althouse