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8:20 PM ET, July 11, 2008

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Tom Bowles / Sports Illustrated:
Presidential candidate Obama to sponsor Cup car at Pocono race … SI.com has learned that for the first time in history, a major presidential candidate may sponsor a race car in NASCAR's premier series.  According to sources, Barack Obama's campaign is in talks to become the primary sponsor …
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Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
New Obama Radio Ad Hits McCain As “Shameful” For “Makin' Stuff Up”  —  A source sends over a copy of a sharp new radio ad the Obama campaign will release a bit later today responding to this earlier RNC ad claiming Obama will hike taxes.  —  The Obama ad hammers McCain for the spot …
Michelle Malkin:
Obama tries to buy the NASCAR vote
Discussion: Macsmind
Washington Wire:
Hagel to Join Obama on Iraq Trip  —  Susan Davis reports on the presidential race.  —  The buzz this week that Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska is planning to join Sen. Barack Obama on an up-coming visit to Iraq is correct, two sources with knowledge of the trip confirmed Friday.
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
FIRST THOUGHTS: THE A.D.D. ELECTION  —  From Chuck Todd and Domenico Montanaro  —  *** The A.D.D Election: It's another whiplash week.  It's amazing how many Fridays we look back at the week and just shake our head... This really is turning into the A.D.D. election.
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Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
Phil Gramm  —  From a reader: … Me: Fair enough.  My own excuse is that this is one of these stories that I somehow missed until late in the day, not sure why that is.  Anyway, this is just another example of why I've always wanted Phil Gramm to be president of the United States and why that can never, ever, happen.
Discussion: The Jed Report
Wonk Room:
What Kind Of Economist Is Phil Gramm?
Discussion: Think Progress
Drudge Report:
IRAN MISSILE TEST BLUFF: OLD ROCKETS, BOGUS VIDEO  —  Many of Iran's claims related to missile tests during “Great Prophet III” war games — appear to be smoke and mirrors!  —  The missiles tested DID NOT not have 2,000-kilometer range, the NEW YORK TIMES is planning to report on Saturday.
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
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Little Green Footballs:
More Iranian Fauxtography Discovered  —  (Hat tip: Fluffster.)  —  UPDATE at 7/11/08 1:54:59 pm:  —  Also see:  —  Attack of the Photoshopped Missiles (Updated).
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
Attack of the Photoshopped Missiles (Updated)  —  Iran's propagandists aren't only ones who can photoshop a missile launch.  We know how to do that on the intertubes, too.  Here's an updated sample...  Are We Lumberjacks?:
Jennifer Parker / Political Radar:
Como Se Dice?  Obama Clarifies Comments Over Foreign Languages  —  ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: Sen. Barack Obama reiterated his belief Friday that America's children to learn a foreign language, firing back against criticism he received from some conservative groups who suggested …
Jonathan Darman / Newsweek:
Glow Fading?  —  The latest NEWSWEEK Poll shows Barack Obama leading John McCain by only 3 points.  What a difference a few weeks can make.  —  Jae C. Hong / AP  —  Poll Drop: Obama is down is the latest poll, but still shows signs of strength  —  A month after emerging victorious …
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Jonathan Chait / The New Republic:   Barack Obama, Secret Jew?
Martha Raddatz / ABCNEWS:
Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Plan May Prove Difficult  —  U.S. Commanders in Iraq Warn of Security Dangers, See Logistical Nightmare  —  Whatever nuance Barack Obama is now adding to his Iraq withdrawal strategy, the core plan on his Web site is as plain as day: Obama would “immediately begin to remove our troops from Iraq.
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Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Shuts Big Bank As Crisis Intensifies  —  IndyMac Bank, a prolific mortgage specialist that helped fuel the housing boom, was seized Friday by federal regulators in one of the largest bank failures in U.S. history.  —  The Pasadena, Calif., thrift was one of the largest savings and loans …
John O. McGinnis / Wall Street Journal:
Who Will Be President?  —  An obscure government agency will soon decide whether citizens can get hold of information essential to modern democratic decision making.  On Monday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission began to analyze whether to create a safe harbor for prediction markets in the U.S. …
Matthew Yglesias:
By Request: Does This Blog Suck?  Do All Blogs Suck?  —  DeliciousPundit asks “What'd you think about David Appell's smackdown of you?”  —  The only thing I have to say to defend myself from those charges is that I don't think the post was really about why I suck, it was about why the punditsphere …
Lindsay Beyerstein / The Raw Story:
Exclusive: Alabama US Attorney denies being involved in university editor's termination  —  This ‘case is definitely about the first amendment,’ says Harper's journalist  —  The abrupt dismissal of a veteran University of Alabama employee who blogged about the firing of seven US Attorneys …
Discussion: Political Machine
 
 
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