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3:50 PM ET, August 14, 2008

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Marc Ambinder:
Clinton's Name Likely To Be Placed In Nomination; Agreement Near With Obama Campaign  —  Reports of strife between negotiators for Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama are exaggerated and the two sides are nearing an agreement on how Clinton's delegates will participate …
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Glenn Thrush / The Politico:
Payback?  Obama snubs Rangel  —  The Obama campaign is denying House Ways and Means Chairman Charles B. Rangel a speaking role at this month's Democratic National Convention — a move those close to the powerhouse Harlem congressman view as a spiteful snub.
Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
Clinton to get roll call at Democratic convention  —  Featured Topics: - John McCain - Barack Obama  —  WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's name will be placed in nomination along with nominee-in-waiting Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention, an emblematic move intended to unite the party after a divisive primary.
Discussion: NO QUARTER and Reuters
Steven Stark / Real Clear Politics:
Breaking the Press  —  With the polls continuing to show John …
Discussion: The Campaign Spot
Jeff Zeleny / The Caucus:
Clinton's Name Will Be Put in Nomination
Byron York / The Corner:   The Deal  —  Just in from the Obama and Clinton press offices:
Luke Rosiak / OpenSecrets.org:
Troops Deployed Abroad Give 6:1 to Obama  —  During World War II, soldiers crouching in foxholes penned letters assuring their sweethearts that they'd be home soon.  Now, between firefights in the Iraqi desert, some infantrymen have been sending a different kind of mail stateside …
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Amanda / Think Progress:   U.S. Troops Deployed Abroad Reject McCain's Iraq Plans, Donate 6:1 To Obama
Seumas Milne / Guardian:
This is a tale of US expansion not Russian aggression  —  It's likely to be a taste of things to come  —  The outcome of six grim days of bloodshed in the Caucasus has triggered an outpouring of the most nauseating hypocrisy from western politicians and their captive media.
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Charles Krauthammer / Real Clear Politics:
How to Stop Putin  —  WASHINGTON — The Russia-Georgia cease-fire brokered by France's president is less than meets the eye.  Its terms keep moving as the Russian army keeps moving.  Russia has since occupied Gori (appropriately, Stalin's birthplace), effectively cutting Georgia in two.
John McCain / Wall Street Journal:
We Are All Georgians  —  For anyone who thought that stark international aggression was a thing of the past, the last week must have come as a startling wake-up call.  After clashes in the Georgian region of South Ossetia, Russia invaded its neighbor, launching attacks that threaten its very existence.
Rob Kall / The Huffington Post:
Obama's Giving McCain Enough Rope to Hang HImself With Russia Georgia Reaction
Discussion: First Draft
Tom Baldwin / Times of London:   George Bush squares up to Vladimir Putin over Georgia
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
I See Four Key Battleground States  —  Presidential campaigns ultimately come down to who can win 270 Electoral College votes.  With most states favoring one candidate or the other, this year's contest could come down to a few battleground states.  —  Based on visits this past week …
Sarah Wheaton / The Caucus:
Anti-Obama Author on 9/11 Conspiracy  —  Among the follow-up efforts to Jerome R. Corsi's “Unfit for Command,” which inspired the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth attacks on Senator John Kerry in 2004, is “Obama Nation.”  But the conservative commentator's book about Senator Barack Obama appears …
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Byron York / The Corner:
Corsi, Swift Boats, Obama, The Enquirer, and Smears
Wall Street Journal:
The Obama Tax Plan  —  Even as Barack Obama proposes fiscally responsible tax reform to strengthen our economy and restore the balance that has been lost in recent years, we hear the familiar protests and distortions from the guardians of the broken status quo.
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Nick Bunkley / New York Times:
Judge Permits Detroit Mayor to Attend Party Convention  —  Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick of Detroit will be allowed to attend this month's Democratic National Convention after a judge on Thursday lifted an order that had forced Mr. Kilpatrick to wear an electronic tether and stay in a three-county area …
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Rocky Mountain News:
Detroit mayor arraigned, allowed to travel to DNC
Fox News:
Kristol: Colin Powell Will Endorse Obama
Discussion: News Hounds and The Reaction
Walter Shapiro / Salon:
Johnny, I hardly knew ye  —  After covering John Edwards — and liking him — for years, what I thought I knew about him was wrong.  But reporters often misjudge candidates.  —  John Edwards at his South Carolina primary night rally in Columbia, S.C., on Jan. 26, 2008.
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Jane Perlez / New York Times:
Musharraf Is Expected to Resign in Next Few Days  —  ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Faced with desertions by his political supporters and the neutrality of the Pakistani military, President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan, an important ally of the United States, is expected to resign in the next few days rather …
ccrjustice.org:
In Extremely Rare Occurence Court Moves to Rehear Case of Canadian Rendition Victim Maher Arar  —  Court Acted Sua Sponte, Deciding to Revisit June Decision Against Arar Before Being Asked  —  The Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an extremely rare order that the case …
Lynn Sweet:
Obama camp said to be leaning towards Biden for vice president.  —  I'm just passing on the latest I'm hearing—that Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) is moving up on the list of potential running mates for presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.).  While Obama's heart may go towards Virginia …
Discussion: Bleeding Heartland
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
The Huck effort to block Mitt for veep  —  For the second consecutive day, Mike Huckabee made public statements suggesting John McCain ought not pick Mitt Romney as his running mate.  —  “I think there are better choices for Sen. McCain that have the approval of value voters,” Huckabee said today on Fox News.
Discussion: Fox News, CBS News and Hot Air
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
After The Cold War  —  I've made this point before, but a reader puts it more succinctly: … No s**t, Sherlock.  One of the good things about having a blog that has published almost daily for almost a decade is that one's own evolution and zig-zags through a period of history are exposed to the glare of day.
Discussion: Swampland
 
 
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