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11:05 AM ET, July 10, 2008

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Gateway Pundit:
Jesse Jackson Slams Obama— “Wanna Cut His Nuts Off” ...Updated With Video  —  Ouch!  —  Drudge headlines: … Daily Kos is freaking out that FOX has the tape.  —  Bucks Right has this on the tape: … The AP just posted a report.  —  O'Reilly and Hannity will play the whole tape tonight and posted a teaser of the tape here.
Charles Hurt / New York Post:
JESSE'S A ‘NUT’ JOB  —  LASHES OBAMA WITH VILE LOW BLOW  —  WASHINGTON - In a shocking blast at Barack Obama that was caught on tape, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said, “I wanna cut his nuts out.”  —  He made the astonishingly vulgar remark as he accused the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee …
Drudge Report:
REV. JACKSON TRASH TALKS OBAMA: ‘CUT HIS N**S OUT’
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Obama's Ideology Proving Difficult to Pinpoint  —  Democrats Decry a Move Toward Middle, but Republicans Still See a Liberal  —  Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama put himself on the opposite side of his party's leadership in the Senate yesterday by reversing course to support a compromise intelligence surveillance bill.
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John M. Broder / New York Times:
Obama Urges Backers to Address Clinton Debt  —  Senator Barack Obama asked a roomful of his loyal donors in New York on Wednesday night to help his primary foe Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton pay off part of the $23 million in debt she ran up trying to beat him.
Stephen Spruiell / The Corner:
Hillary Votes Against FISA Reform
Los Angeles Times:
Democrats take Obama shift in stride
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
Barack's Brilliant Ground Game  —  For a campaign that says it wants to end the politics of the Bush-Cheney years, the Obama for President effort has cribbed an awful lot from the Bush-Cheney playbooks of 2000 and 2004.  —  For starters, Barack Obama's manager admitted to the New York Times …
Cathleen Decker / Los Angeles Times:
Carly Fiorina's fuzzy McCain-speak  —  Carly Fiorina is one of John McCain's chief surrogates, talking him up particularly to that key target group, women.  But Fiorina, ousted as chief of Hewlett-Packard in 2005, is not above rounding the edges on straight talk.
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Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Obama walks the abortion minefield
Discussion: TIME.com
Carla Marinucci / San Francisco Chronicle:
Fiorina fights critics on campaign trail
Discussion: MSNBC and Think Progress
The Politico:
Dems searching their souls on drilling  —  In the stages of grief, denial gives way to anger and then to bargaining.  —  It may be an apt metaphor this week, as Democrats' long-held opposition to expanded offshore oil drilling succumbs to the political realities of $4-per-gallon gasoline.
Discussion: Think Progress and QandO
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Rasmussen Reports:
Voters Reject Obama's call for Bilingualism  —  Barack Obama said yesterday that “instead of worrying about whether immigrants can learn English,” Americans “need to make sure your child can speak Spanish.”  A national telephone survey conducted last month by Rasmussen Reports found …
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The Lede:
In an Iranian Image, a Missile Too Many  —  Updated, 9:33 a.m., Agence France-Presse has retracted the image as “apparently digitally altered.”  —  As news spread across the world of Iran's provocative missile tests, so did an image of four missiles heading skyward in unison.
Susan Page / USA Today:
This year, 6 types of voters will decide the presidential election  —  All voters are not created equal.  —  Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama leads Republican John McCain in the latest USA TODAY/Gallup Poll by only single digits among registered voters, 48%-42%, at the edge of the survey's margin of error.
Discussion: QandO and TIME.com
Andrew Grice / The Independent:
Bush to G8: 'Goodbye from the world's biggest polluter'  —  After rejecting global climate-change targets, George Bush's parting shot to the G8 summit  —  President George Bush signed off with a defiant farewell over his refusal to accept global climate change targets at his last G8 summit.
Peter Applebome / New York Times:
Build a Wiffle Ball Field and Lawyers Will Come  —  Some town-owned land in Greenwich, Conn., has been turned into a Wiffle ball field by teenagers.  Neighbors are complaining.  Jeff Currivan, 17, shown at bat, said, “They think we're a cult.”  —  GREENWICH, Conn.
Discussion: Overlawyered and Booman Tribune
Ernesto Londoño / Washington Post:
U.S. Troops in Iraq Face A Powerful New Weapon  —  Suspected Shiite militiamen have begun using powerful rocket-propelled bombs to attack U.S. military outposts in recent months, broadening the array of weapons used against American troops.  —  U.S. military officials call the devices Improvised Rocket Assisted Munitions, or IRAMs.
Gail Collins / New York Times:
The Audacity of Listening  —  We have to have a talk about Barack Obama.  —  I know, I know.  You're upset.  You think the guy you fell in love with last spring is spending the summer flip-flopping his way to the right.  Drifting to the center.  Going all moderate on you.  So you're withholding the love.
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Salon
Flip / Suitably Flip:
Mahmoud the Fauxtographer  —  Noted document debunker Charles Johnson has noticed something peculiar about one of Iran's bits of official propaganda following Wednesday's missile launch.  —  Unless Iranian missile exhaust tends to form remarkably regular patterns, someone's been busying himself with the clone tool.
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