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10:35 PM ET, August 13, 2008

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Shaila Dewan / New York Times:
Gunman Kills Democratic Official in Arkansas  —  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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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.
CNN:
Gunman kills Arkansas Democratic leader  —  (CNN) — The chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party died Wednesday, about four 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 …
Michelle Malkin:
I shot the Arkansas Democrat Party chairman; Update: Gwatney dies of injuries  —  Update: More horrible news.  Arkansas Democrat Party chairman Bill Gwatney has died of the gunshot wounds.  —  Statement from the DNC: “Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean, DNC Vice Chair Lottie Shackelford …
Agence France Presse:
Arkansas Democratic leader dies after shooting: Clintons  —  WASHINGTON (AFP) — The chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas was shot and killed Wednesday by a gunman who opened fire at the party's state headquarters, according to ex-president Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton.
Fox News:   Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Dead After Shooting Inside Party Headquarters
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 Wednesday.  —  “He may well give a speech …
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James Gerber / Political Radar:
Powell Says He's Not Going to Dem Convention  —  ABC News' Teddy Davis and David Chalian Report: Gen. Colin Powell told ABC News on Wednesday that he will not be going to the Democratic National Convention, disputing a suggestion made earlier in the day on the Fox News Channel by Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol.
Bob Cusack / The Hill:
Jesse Jackson's convention streak in doubt  —  The Rev. Jesse Jackson has spoken at every Democratic convention since 1984, but that streak may come to an end this year.  —  Jackson, a controversial civil rights activist who ran for president in 1984 and 1988, last month had to apologize …
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Bill Kristol: Colin Powell will probably endorse Obama, may speak …
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Ace of Spades HQ
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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.
Discussion: Firedoglake
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
McCain in charge?  —  I think Greg Sargent is on to something regarding McCain's announcement at his press conference today that Sens. Lindsey Graham and Joe Lieberman — his two closest friends in the Senate — will be heading to Georgia soon.  —  Yes, they're both members of the Armed Services Committee.
Discussion: Wake up America and Hot Air
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
McCain In The Red Zone
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and The Swamp
Boston Globe:
McCain supports Georgia
Discussion: CNN and Comedy Central
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%
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
McCain, Obama ‘draw even:’ Pew poll
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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John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Hannity Pwns himself over John McCain's own affair.  Double standard: Eruption  —  Nothing John McCain did dishonestly in his life counts because he was a POW.  So says Sean Hannity after he got caught attacking John Edwards and trying to play the average Amercian guy who just doesn't understand …
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Andy / Towleroad.com:
MCCAIN TAKES $2300 CONTRIBUTION FROM OWNER OF GAY SEX SITE MANHUNT  —  You may have read about Manhunt.net founders Larry Basile and Jonathan Crutchley (above right) in Michael Joseph Gross' OUT article entitled “Has Manhunt Destroyed Gay Culture?”  —  Crutchley's political leanings are pointed out near the beginning of the piece:
Rasmussen Reports:
Election 2008: Nevada Presidential Election  —  McCain Takes Slight Lead Again in Nevada  —  The race for Nevada's Electoral College votes remains close, but for the fourth time in the last five months John McCain has a slight advantage.  The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey shows …
Discussion: The New Republic
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Rasmussen Reports:
41% Say Bush Worst President Ever; 50% Disagree
Patrick Healy / The Caucus:
For Obama, the Devil Wears Pra-duh  —  Senator Barack Obama may have done a good job slicing into Hillary Clinton's fund-raising home turf during the 2008 presidential race, but apparently his campaign hasn't become brainy about all things New York.  —  An updated list of Obama fund-raising events …
Discussion: TIME.com
 
 
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Amanda Terkel / Salon:
John McCain, Internet dunce
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Weekly Standard:
William Kristol  —  William Kristol is editor of the influential …
Zachary Coile / San Francisco Chronicle:
Pelosi blasts Lieberman
Big Tent Democrat / TalkLeft:
Is This What It Means To Be An Obama “Progressive?”
Discussion: Salon
Ben Hubbard / Washington Post:
Police Turn to Secret Weapon: GPS Device
Discussion: Pajamas Media and TalkLeft
Mosheh Oinounou / FOX Embeds:
Obama adviser lights up McCain on Georgia
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Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
ANOTHER GOP SENATOR TO SKIP CONVO
Discussion: TIME.com
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