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Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
McCain alarms base with abortion comment  —  Top social conservative leaders in key battleground states are urging John McCain not to pick a running mate who supports abortion rights, warning of dire consequences from a Republican base already unenthused about their nominee.
Associated Press:
Obama bodysurfs at Sandy Beach  —  U.S. Sen. Barack Obama bodysurfed today at Sandy Beach today, a place he frequented as a teen-ager growing up in Honolulu.  —  The presidential candidate was photographed shaking hands with bodyboarders, catching a few waves and paying homage …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
HIS GRANDIOSITY ON DISPLAY  —  John McCain says: “My friends …
Discussion: Eschaton
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Mike Allen's PLAYBOOK
Discussion: Texas Monthly
CBN.com:
Rick Warren Plans to Bring up Obama, McCain's Personal Life  —  It's going to get a little personal Saturday night at Saddleback Church in California.  John McCain and Barack Obama will spend an hour each talking to Pastor Rick Warren at his Compassion Forum.
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New York Times:
Rice Presses for Pullout as Georgia Signs Cease-Fire  —  Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was there to see Georgia sign a cease-fire agreement with Russia on Friday and then declared that all Russian troops must leave Georgian territory immediately.  —  Ms. Rice, who was in Georgia …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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Wall Street Journal:
Evidence in Georgia Belies Russia's Claims of ‘Genocide’
Discussion: Danger Room
Taxpayers for Common Sense:
HEADLINES BY TCS  —  New information has surfaced that alleges Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) turned a $5,000 investment into $129,250 profit with the help of a secret no-interest loan that the Senator had not previously disclosed.  —  Federal prosecutors filed a new motion late yesterday …
Discussion: The Crypt's Blogs
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Richard Mauer / Anchorage Daily News:
Feds reveal more in Stevens case
Discussion: TPMMuckraker
John R Bolton / Telegraph:
After Russia's invasion of Georgia, what now for the West?  —  At least for now, the smoke seems to be clearing from the Georgian battlefield.  But the extent of the wreckage reaches far beyond that small country.  —  Russia's invasion across an internationally recognised border …
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Philip Stephens / Financial Times:
The vulnerabilities that lie behind Putin's belligerence
Michael Goodwin / NY Daily News:
Barack Obama blinks in Hillary face-off  —  Russia rolls over Georgia, Hillary Clinton does the same to Barack Obama.  Now we know who's boss.  —  Obama blinked and stands guilty of appeasing Clinton by agreeing to a roll call vote for her nomination.  That he might not have had much choice …
New York Times:
Lawyers' Ties Hint at Extent of Hiding Edwards's Affair  —  As tabloid reports of a sex scandal threatened former Senator John Edwards's presidential campaign last December on the eve of the Iowa caucuses, two lawyers surfaced with written statements that appeared to exonerate the candidate.
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ESPN:   Edwards' “other woman” revives memories of a gruesome scandal
Jonathan S. Landay / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Another flub?  Bush vowed Navy aid to Georgia too soon  —  WASHINGTON — President Bush Wednesday promised that U.S. naval forces would deliver humanitarian aid to war-torn Georgia before his administration had received approval from Turkey, which controls naval access to the Black Sea …
Associated Press:
North Texas school district will let teachers carry guns  —  Comments Recommend  —  HARROLD, Texas — A tiny Texas school district may be the first in the nation to allow teachers and staff to pack guns for protection when classes begin later this month, a newspaper reported.
John McCain 2008:
Ensuring the Personal Security and Privacy of Americans in the Digital Age  —  “All Americans benefit enormously from the development of advanced technologies and the free flow of information on the Internet, whether for business, personal use, or social causes.
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Pakistan Daily Times:
Deal is done  —  * Coalition offers president safe passage, security cover if he resigns * Nawaz ready to show flexibility  —  ISLAMABAD: The coalition government has offered indemnity and security to President Pervez Musharraf if he resigns, sources privy to the developments said on Thursday.
Discussion: Firedoglake
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Washington Post:
Pakistani President Expected to Resign
Discussion: Informed Comment and On Deadline
Liz Sidoti / Associated Press:
McCain, RNC report $96 million cash on hand  —  Featured Topics: - John McCain - Barack Obama  —  WASHINGTON - John McCain and the Republican National Committee started August with a hefty $96 million, financially flush and strongly positioned to compete with prolific fundraiser Barack Obama and the Democrats.
Lynn Smith / Los Angeles Times:
Doc blames Clintons for 9/11 miniseries' DVD holdup  —  ‘Blocking the Path to 9/11,’ produced by John Ziegler and Citizens United, claims that further showing of ABC's controversial project has been quashed.  —  In Hollywood docudramas, when the phrase “miscarriage of justice” is employed …
Discussion: Power Line and AlterNet
Stuart Koehl / Weekly Standard:
The Pain Game  —  A military response to Russia's aggression?  —  Conventional wisdom has rapidly hardened around the proposition that there is no practical military response to the Russian invasion of Georgia.  In fact, if the Georgians were inclined to fight, there is quite a lot …
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Balloon Juice
Jill Zuckman / Chicago Tribune:
John McCain and the POW church riot  —  HARRISBURG, Pa. — They called it the church riot.  —  Sen. John McCain, who is known for his reticence and even discomfort invoking faith on the campaign trail, was once dubbed a “Hell's Angel” for rioting against his captors in Vietnam in order to hold Sunday church services.
Francis Fukuyama / Wall Street Journal:
Iraq May Be Stable, But the War Was a Mistake  —  Sometime in May 2003, shortly after U.S. forces had taken Baghdad and President Bush landed on an aircraft carrier under the banner “Mission Accomplished,” an old friend remarked that he thought the war was going pretty well so far.
Discussion: Commentary and Swampland
 
 
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The Big Trunk / Power Line:
Obama Nation  —  With events in Georgia over the past week …
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McCain models tech policy on our oh-so-successful energy policy
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Walking the Abortion Plank
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Weekly Standard:
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Jeff Mason / Tales from the Trail:
Obama takes shirt off again, goes body surfing in Hawaii
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Lisa Schiffren / The Corner:
Ungrateful Illegals  —  Here in New York City, as is well known …
Scott Thill / Wired News:
East Coast Avengers Call For Bill O'Reilly's Head
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Tom Hayden / The Nation:
Today in The Nation: Defunding the Peace Movement
Wall Street Journal:
McCain's Son Sat on Troubled Bank's Board
Robert Kuttner / American Prospect:
VICE PRESIDENT GORE?
Discussion: The Opinionator and The RBC
Alexander Mooney / CNN:
Biden, Bayh get VP night slots at convention