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11:40 PM ET, July 25, 2008

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Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Pentagon Confirms That It Told Obama He Couldn't Visit Army Base With Campaign Staff  —  I've just gotten clarification from the Pentagon on what really happened with regard to Barack Obama's canceled visit to an Army base in Germany, something the McCain campaign has been using to hit Obama since yesterday.
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Mark Murray / MSNBC:
GRATION AND THE LANDSTUHL CONTROVERSY  —  From NBC's Jim Miklaszewski  —  In his official capacity as a sitting US senator, Obama has every right to stay in touch with America's men and women in uniform.  According to Pentagon officials, the problem was that Obama's request to visit Landstuhl included …
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
OBAMA CAMP EXPLAINS LANDSTUHL DECISION
Discussion: The Swamp, Spin Cycle and Commentary
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
DOD spokesman says Obama camp was reminded of political rules
Jeff Zeleny / The Caucus:
The Cancellation of Obama's Troop Visit
Fox News:
Security Guard Confirms Late-Night Encounter Between Former Sen. John Edwards, Tabloid Reporters In Beverly Hills Hotel  —  A hotel security guard told FOXNews.com he intervened this week between a man he identified as former Sen. John Edwards and tabloid reporters who chased …
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National Enquirer:
JOHN EDWARDS AFFAIR: CRIMINAL COMPLAINT FILED!  —  UPDATE: John Edwards' secret meeting with his mistress at the Beverly Hilton hotel has now become part of a criminal complaint.  —  NATIONAL ENQUIRER reporters Alan Butterfield and Alexander Hitchen filed a criminal complaint …
Judith Bonesky / Bild.de:
I worked out with Obama!  —  HE CURLED 32 KILO DUMBBELLS NEXT TO ME +++  BARACK IS TOP FIT +++  HE DIDN'T SWEAT AT ALL  —  As thousands waited at the Sieges Saule monument in Berlin to hear Obama's sensational speech, a BILD reporter met Barack all alone - in the gym!
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
The K Street Project, Part Blue  —  As most of Washington met last week to fret over the economy, Harry Reid was attending a less-noticed summit.  The Senate majority leader had summoned the titans of more than a dozen industry trade groups to a Capitol Hill meeting, where he delivered a crisp message …
Discussion: The Foundry and www.redstate.com
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Hindrocket / Power Line:
MCCAIN HITS HARD  —  Before a military audience in Denver today, John McCain launched his strongest attack yet against Barack Obama.  The attack was devastating because it is true.  Here are some excerpts; McCain began by recalling the beginning of the surge: … That recitation of Obama's conduct is entirely factual.
John E. Mulligan / Projo Politics Blog:
Reed on the vice presidency: I want to stay in Senate  —  WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, the object of heightened speculation this week after his tour of Afghanistan and Iraq at the side of Barack Obama, today played down the suggestion that the Democratic presidential candidate would consider him as a running mate.
Discussion: Boston Globe
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Rasmussen Reports:
55% Rate Obama's Berlin Speech Good or Excellent; 46% Think Europe Should Be More Like U.S.  —  Over half of Americans (55%) rate Barack Obama's historic speech in Berlin yesterday good or excellent, and the Democratic presidential candidate is experiencing a modest bounce over John McCain nationally …
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Associated Press:
Israeli paper publishes Obama Western Wall prayer … JERUSALEM (AP) - A written prayer that Barack Obama left this week in the cracks of the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, asks God to guide him and guard his family, an Israeli newspaper reported Friday.
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Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
McCain Blows Off WSJ Reporter (VIDEO)  —  John McCain's famously cozy relationship with the press is getting a bit testy.  Taking questions in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday the Arizona Republican blew off Wall Street Journal reporter Elizabeth Holmes, right after she stated her name and affiliation.
The Politico:
Obama veep team floats Republican name  —  Barack Obama's vice presidential search team has floated the name of a member of President Bush's first-term Cabinet, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman, as Obama's running mate.  —  The search committee, now led by Caroline Kennedy and Eric Holder …
Discussion: Salon
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
Critic Or Cheerleader: The Definitive McCain Iraq Timeline  —  Here it is: We've created a comprehensive time-line of John McCain's statements on Iraq, from the inception of the conflict to the present.  —  Our time-line casts some doubt on a key McCain campaign claim …
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
Bush and McCain Seem to Diverge in Foreign Policy  —  WASHINGTON — President Bush and Senator John McCain have long been in agreement on major elements of American foreign policy, particularly in their approach to the “axis of evil” countries of Iran and North Korea, and their commitment to staying the course in Iraq.
Discussion: democracyarsenal.org
Think Progress:
McCain Embraces 16-Month Withdrawal: 'I Think It's A Pretty Good Timetable'  —  Following Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's declaration of support for a 16-month withdrawal timeline from Iraq, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has been struggling to respond.  He spent most of this week railing against any …
 
 
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Gavin M. / Sadly, No!:
Throughline  —  I'm working on the unfinished Obama/Goldberg post below …
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Schock treatment: Bush welcome
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Vincent Bugliosi: Hearing on Limits of Executive Power and his …
Patrick McGreevy / Los Angeles Times:
Gov. Schwarzenegger signs law banning trans fats in restaurants
Discussion: GINA COBB and Calitics
Satyam / Think Progress:
Holtz-Eakin: McCain may not speak for the McCain campaign on the economy.
Discussion: Trailhead, Wonk Room and Majikthise
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
End Of An Error  —  The inimitable Shelby Steele had a great op-ed in the WSJ this week.
Discussion: Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Huffington Post:
Brzezinski: Surge In Afghanistan Risky, Some McCain Backers Want World War IV
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blogs
Stephanie Saul / New York Times:
Blacks in Congress Split Over Menthol Cigarettes
 Earlier Items: 
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Veepstakes Line: It's Now or Never?
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
USC young Republicans allege phony CNN interview
Ed Hornick / CNN:
McCain: Nuremberg-like justice for bin Laden
Stephen J. Dubner / Freakonomics:
The Illogic of Farm Subsidies, and Other Agricultural Truths
Discussion: Reason Magazine
SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
Beat the Press: Is FOX trying to make McCain look younger?
Douglas Mackinnon / The Politico:
GOP unfairly branded racist
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama by 6, Is There a Europe Effect?
Ken Khachigian / Wall Street Journal:
Who'll Be McCain's Veep? Who Cares?