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9:25 PM ET, August 3, 2008

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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
[POLE AXED] OR NOT  —  TPM Reader RY keeps us posted ...  Here's the video:  —  Late Update: A reader writes in to dispute that Tapper looks “pole axed” in response to Gergen's comment.  And looking again he may be right, though it's possible he was pole axed on the inside.
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Rasmussen Reports:
Only 22% Say McCain Ad Racist, But Over Half (53%) See Obama Dollar-bill Comment That Way  —  Sixty-nine percent (69%) of the nation's voters say they've seen news coverage of the McCain campaign commercial that includes images of Britney Spears and Paris Hilton and suggests that Barack Obama is a celebrity just like them.
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
David Gergen: McCain's “Moses” ad is code for calling Obama “uppity”
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
John Kerry rebukes Wesley Clark on Meet the Press: Brokaw loses his memory too  —  In one segment Kerry can be really good on NBC and then be equally bad the next.  On Meet the Press today, Tom Brokaw asked John Kerry about Wesley Clark's Face the Nation segment.
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Sen. John Kerry / MSNBC:
‘Meet the Press’ transcript for August 3, 2008  —  Roundtable: Andrea Mitchell, Mike Murphy, Chuck Todd, Judy Woodruff  —  MR. TOM BROKAW: Our issues this Sunday: The battle for the White House takes on the most negative tone yet.  —  Narrator #1: (From political ad) He's the biggest celebrity in the world.
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
Meet The Press: John Kerry Asks Where's McCain's Respectful Campaign …
Discussion: Liberty Street and The Jed Report
Rachel L. Swarns / New York Times:
Delicate Obama Path on Class and Race Preferences
Discussion: The Caucus and JustOneMinute
CNN:
Russian dissident, novelist Solzhenitsyn dead  —  (CNN) — The Russian novelist and historian Alexander Solzhenitsyn, whose works detailed the Soviet labor camp system, has died at 89, Russian news agencies reported Monday.  —  Awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1970 for “The First Circle …
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy
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Douglas Birch / Associated Press:
Solzhenitsyn, chronicler of Soviet gulag, dies  —  MOSCOW (AP) — Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel Prize-winning Russian author whose books chronicled the horrors of dictator Josef Stalin's slave labor camps, has died of heart failure, his son said Monday.  He was 89.
Guardian:
Alexander Solzhenitsyn dies aged 89  —  The Soviet dissident writer and Nobel literature prize winner Alexander Solzhenitsyn has died aged 89, according to the Interfax news agency.  —  The agency said he died of a stroke, although his son Stepan Solzhenitsyn said his father died of heart failure.
John Bresnahan / The Crypt's Blogs:
House Republicans go back on the floor Monday to talk gas prices  —  Continuing with their guerilla tactics from last week, House Republicans will be back on the floor Monday to talk gas prices, even though Congress is in recess, and they may stay there all week.
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Anne E. Kornblut / Washington Post:
Obama Central: Peace, Harmony and Deep Secrecy  —  CHICAGO — The bustling Obama headquarters on North Michigan Avenue invites comparisons to a start-up, teeming with young people in jeans clutching BlackBerrys as they walk through the halls.  Yet in Democratic circles, another …
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Anne E. Kornblut / Washington Post:
Clinton Embraces Return to Ambassador Role
Kathy Hilton / The Huffington Post:
McCain's Celebrity Ad: Frivolous, A Waste Of Money, A Waste Of Time  —  I've been asked again and again for my response to the now infamous McCain celebrity ad.  I actually have three responses.  It is a complete waste of the money John McCain's contributors have donated to his campaign.
LATimes / Top of the Ticket:
John McCain may turn to Virginia for a VP candidate  —  First came speculation that Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine was on Barack Obama's short list for the Democrats' vice presidential nod.  —  Today, the Associated Press is reporting that John McCain's campaign has asked another son of the Old Dominion …
Discussion: The Swamp
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David S. Broder / Washington Post:
A Slate To Revive The Senate
Discussion: Hullabaloo and TalkLeft
Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
MoDo 's Latest Takedown of Women Voters  —  What's up with Maureen Dowd?  Now she's suggesting American women, specifically those who supported Hillary, dislike Obama and won't for him.  Her reasons are rather odd.  First she compares Obama to romantic figures in Pride and Prejudice …
Discussion: The Other McCain
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Allison O'Keefe / CBS News:
O-Force One  —  From CBS News' Allison O'Keefe:  —  Barack Obama's new campaign plane is nothing short of grand.  Well, for the candidate that is.  —  Obama's section of the plane rivals that of any first class.  Recently the front cabin of the Boeing 757 was retrofitted to install four individual chairs that resemble La-Z-Boys.
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
John McCain, Barack Obama: Tied again  —  The short-lived bounce of Barack Obama's European tour is gone, and the presidential contest between Obama and John McCain has settled back down to a dead-heat, in the measure of the daily tracking surveys of the Gallup Poll.
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Associated Press:
Poll finds little support for Obama
Jed Lewison / The Jed Report:
What Happened?  —  This is a must-watch video, recorded …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Hello To All That Again
Learfield / Radio Iowa:
Off-Broadway rehearsal for Pawlenty?
Joel Achenbach / Washington Post:
Global Warming Did It! Well, Maybe Not.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Journalists, their lying sources, and the anthrax investigation
Waleed Ibrahim / Reuters:
Iraq parl't puts off divisive elections vote
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The XY Games  —  Belgrade Lakes, Me.  —  IN the 1936 Olympic Games …
Discussion: NewsBusters.org and Althouse
Jonathan S. Landay / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Why Pakistan is unlikely to crack down on Islamic militants
Jon Perr / Crooks and Liars:
Eight Years Ago Today: Bush's Broken Promise
Associated Press:
Lawsuit against Nancy Grace, CNN moves ahead
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Mark Leibovich / New York Times:
McCain, the Analog Candidate
Discussion: TBogg
Deborah Howell / Washington Post:
The Story the Campaign Pictures Tell
 

 
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Charlotte Klein / Vanity Fair:
Sources: NYT managers launched a leak probe after The Intercept revealed internal debate over a yet-to-air episode of The Daily about Hamas and sexual violence

Sara Fischer / Axios:
The Washington Post's Taylor Lorenz is launching Power User, a weekly Vox Media video podcast on trends shaping the internet and tech landscape, on March 21

Kevin Nguyen / The Verge:
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