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7:20 PM ET, August 13, 2008

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Shaila Dewan / New York Times:
Gunman Kills Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman  —  Bill Gwatney, the chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party, was shot in his office in Little Rock Wednesday morning and died a few hours later, police officials said.  —  The officials said a single gunman fired three shots at Mr. Gwatney …
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Michelle Malkin:
I shot the Arkansas Democrat Party chairman  —  The Arkansas Democrat Party chairman was shot today at his office in a horrible attack and is in critical condition.  There is scant information about the unhinged shooter, but it seems he was disgruntled over losing his job.
Discussion: www.redstate.com
Arkansas Online:
Gwatney shot at state Democratic headquarters  —  Gunman dead after chase, police say  —  LITTLE ROCK — A gunman shot Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney three times at the State Democratic Party Headquarters in Little Rock on Wednesday, fleeing the scene in a pickup and leading police …
Andrew DeMillo / Associated Press:
Gunman fatally shoots Ark. Dem.  Party chairman  —  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A man barged into the Arkansas Democratic headquarters and opened fire Wednesday, fatally shooting the state party chairman before speeding off in his pickup.  Police later shot and killed the suspect after a 30-mile chase.
Fox News:
Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Dead After Shooting Inside Party Headquarters  —  The chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party was shot and killed Wednesday after a man opened fire inside party headquarters in Little Rock.  —  Chairman Bill Gwatney was shot “multiple times” …
Discussion: Stop The ACLU and Gateway Pundit
CNN:
Clintons: Arkansas Democratic leader killed  —  (CNN) — The chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party died Wednesday, hours after a shooting at the party's headquarters, police said.  —  Chairman Bill Gwatney died at 3:59 Wednesday afternoon after a gunman entered his Little Rock office …
ArkansasTimes:
Bill Gwatney killed; assailant dead UPDATE  — KARK Photo at Democratic headquarters  —  Arkansas State Democratic Party Chair Bill Gwatney was fatally wounded at State Democratic Party Headquarters on Capitol Avenue about 11:50 a.m. today, witnesses at the scene said.
Discussion: Confederate Yankee and Hot Air
Andrew DeMillo / Associated Press:   Report of shots at Arkansas Dems headquarters
Agence France Presse:   Arkansas Democratic leader dies after shooting: Clintons
Fox News:
Kristol: Colin Powell to Endorse Barack Obama  —  Sources say former Secretary of State Colin Powell will endorse Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol told FOX News exclusively on Thursday.  —  “He may well give a speech …
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The Huffington Post:   Brzezinksi: I Expect Powell To Endorse Obama
Pew Research Center:
Presidential Race Draws Even  —  GOP Base Getting Behind McCain  —  With less than two weeks to go before the start of the presidential nominating conventions, Barack Obama's lead over John McCain has disappeared.  Pew's latest survey finds 46% of registered voters saying they favor or lean …
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Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama Up by 6, 48% to 42%
Discussion: pandagon.net
Dave Davies / Philly.com:
Poll: Obama leads in Pa., but not by much
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
McCain, Obama ‘draw even:’ Pew poll
Discussion: Top of the Ticket
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
McCain Announces That Lieberman And Graham Are Going To Georgia  —  At a press conference just now, John McCain redoubled his efforts to thrust himself into a leadership role on the Russia-Georgia crisis front, announcing that two top campaign surrogates, Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham, are going on a visit to Georgia.
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Roger Kimball / Pajamas Media:
NY Times tries to torpedo anti-Obama book; succeeds in spreading its message  —  Oh dear, Oh dear, Oh dear.  Jerome Corsi, author of the bestselling Unfit for Command in 2004, a book that turned the phrase “swift boat” into a verb and helped defeat John “Reporting for Duty” Kerry …
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Peter Hamby / CNN:
Georgian president to McCain: Move ‘from words to deeds’  —  (CNN) - Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on Wednesday called for John McCain and other American leaders to do more for Georgia in their response to the conflict in his country.  —  “Yesterday, I heard Sen. McCain say …
Peter Hamby / CNN:
Reporters get peek at Meghan McCain's children's book  —  DETROIT, Michigan (CNN) - Reporters on board John McCain's campaign plane Wednesday got an early look at Meghan McCain's soon-to-be-published “picture book biography” of her father, titled: “My Dad, John McCain.”
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Ari Melber / The Washington Independent:
Stop Obama/Bayh 08  —  Popular candidates like Gen. Wes Clark and Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) were famously recruited into politics by volunteer-driven “drafts.”  Now something close to the opposite of a draft is rumbling among concerned Democrats, as insiders and bloggers respond to apparently credible rumors …
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Jeffrey Goldberg:   Evan Bayh, Iran Hawk
Peter Beinart / Washington Post:
Erasing The Race Factor  —  Obama's Best Hope Is To Face the Issue Directly  —  Barack Obama has a problem.  He really, really doesn't want this campaign to be about race.  He wants it to be about change, President Bush, the economy, gas prices, Iraq, Afghanistan — almost anything else.
Jacqueline Trescott / Washington Post:
Unabomber Objects to Newseum's Exhibit  —  Ted Kaczynski, the convicted “Unabomber,” is upset that his Montana cabin, where he was eventually captured, is part of a display at the Newseum.  —  In a handwritten letter to a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals …
Discussion: The Huffington Post
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The Smoking Gun:
Kaczynski Angered By Predatory Home Loan
Discussion: Weekly Standard Blog
Ross Douthat:
Unrealpolitik  —  If Russia doesn't halt its advance into Georgia, here's what Max Boot would have the U.S. do: … To his credit, Boot goes on to note the obvious objection that Russia might be in a position to make life miserable for us if we started treating Georgia as '80s Afghanistan, take two.
Rick Sallinger / CBS4Denver:
‘Gitmo On The Platte’ Set As Holding Cell For DNC  —  DENVER (CBS4) ― CBS4 News has learned if mass arrests happen at the Democratic Convention, those taken into custody will be jailed in a warehouse owned by the City of Denver.  Investigator Rick Sallinger discovered the location and managed to get inside for a look.
Clemente Lisi / New York Post:
PHELPS' PIG SECRET: HE'S BOY GORGE  —  Swimming sensation Michael Phelps has an Olympic recipe for success - and it involves eating a staggering 12,000 calories a day.  —  “Eat, sleep and swim.  That's all I can do,” Phelps, who won two more gold medals today, told NBC when asked what he needs to win medals.
Think Progress:
McCain: 'In the 21st century, nations don't invade other nations.'  —  In recent days, Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) rhetoric toward Russia has mostly been overblown bluster, including an accusation that the country wanted to restore its old empire.  However, since a cease-fire was announced …
Discussion: Boston Globe, MoJoBlog, CNN and D-Day
Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard:
McCain: Won't Rule Out Pro-choice Running Mate  —  Exclusive interview.  —  IN A WIDE-RANGING INTERVIEW aboard his campaign plane this morning, John McCain said that he is open to choosing a pro-choice running mate and named former Pennsylvania governor Tom Ridge as someone …
 
 
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Seth Leibsohn / The Corner:
Aggressive in Perspective  —  With the Obama campaign saying …
Ben Hubbard / Washington Post:
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Agence France Presse:
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Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
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Satyam / Think Progress:
After Returning From Four Days At The Olympics, Bush Criticizes …
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Harold Meyerson / Washington Post:
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Discussion: Hullabaloo and MoJoBlog
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National Enquirer:
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Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Yes, She Can  —  While Obama was spending three hours watching …