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11:25 AM ET, August 21, 2008

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The Politico:
McCain unsure how many houses he owns  —  Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said in an interview Wednesday that he was uncertain how many houses he and his wife, Cindy, own.  —  “I think - I'll have my staff get to you,” McCain told us in Las Cruces, N.M. “It's condominiums where - I'll have them get to you.”
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Two Become One  —  I was wondering yesterday how it is that you manage to spend almost $4.7 million on a condo in Phoenix, and the answer turns out to be that the McCains bought two luxury condos and combined them.  The $4.66 million figure is the combined price of his cribs.
Discussion: Eschaton
Hope Ditto / Political Radar:
Kaine on McCain's House Gaffe: “He Couldn't Count High Enough”  —  ABC News' Teddy Davis and Hope Ditto report: Obama V.P. prospect and Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine mocked Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday for not knowing exactly how many houses he owns.  —  “I understand that Sen. McCain …
John Kass / Chicago Tribune:
When Daley says shhh, library is quiet on Obama  —  Conservative writer Stanley Kurtz—researching an article for the National Review about connections between Barack Obama and former Weather Underground terrorist William Ayers—made a big mistake.  —  The poor man took a wrong turn on the Chicago Way.
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Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
School seals records on Obama's service with radical Ayers  —  These annoying journalists are at it again, trying to poke around into papers in the background of candidates' lives.  This time it involves freshman Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, his friend and former radical activist William Ayers and the University of Illinois.
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Welcome To Chicago - See You In November  —  Columnist John Kass of the Chicago Tribune welcomes Stanley Kurtz to Chicago and laughs at the idea that Kurtz will get ahold of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge archives linking Obama and Ayers before the election.
Discussion: pandagon.net
Tobin Harshaw / The Opinionator:
For the Records  —  “The University of Illinois has refused …
Wall Street Journal:
U.S., Iraq Are Said to Have Set Withdrawal Timetable  —  BAGHDAD — U.S. and Iraqi negotiators reached agreement on a security deal that calls for American military forces to leave Iraq's cities by next summer as a prelude to a full withdrawal of combat troops from the country, according to senior American officials.
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Time:
Obama on His Veep Thinking  —  TIME: Your speeches seem to be getting far tougher.  —  Well, it's getting to be crunch time.  Now is the time where people are going to start paying attention, leading up into the convention, and we've got to make sure that people understand the choices that are at stake.
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Karen Tumulty / Swampland:
Obama's VP: The Candidate Drops Some Hints  —  One reason for the feverish running-mate speculation is that those who actually know anything are a small, leakproof circle.  And most leakproof of all is the man who is actually making the decision.  —  But in an interview (you can see and hear it here) …
David S. Broder / Washington Post:
In N.H., a Deal to Close  —  LYNDEBOROUGH, N.H. — Secretary of State Bill Gardner is as much of a New Hampshire tradition as the presidential primary he assiduously protects from all challenges.  He may not know every voter in the state, but he knows every vote.
Discussion: TIME.com and Firedoglake
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Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
The joke's on McCain: Late-night comedians lay off Obama  —  A hilarious new study of late-night political jokes, due to be released later today, finds the network comedians clearly avoiding humor about Democratic candidate Barack Obama, while piling the jokes on President Bush and Sens. John McCain and Hillary Clinton.
Elizabeth Holmes / Wall Street Journal:
Republicans Plan to Grab Some Denver Limelight  —  John McCain and the Republican Party have their own plans for next week in Denver, including a parade of high-profile surrogates, a Web site touting new attack videos, and a tagline for the Democrats' convention: A Mile High and an Inch Deep.
The Politico:
Exclusive: No single-term pledge for McCain  —  LAS CRUCES, N.M., — John McCain stated unequivocally in an interview with Politico Wednesday that he would not pledge to serve only a single four-year term, rejecting a suggestion that some allies believe would allay questions about his age …
Andrew Romano / Newsweek Blogs:
Expertinent: Why Obama Could Use a Big Convention ‘Bump’  —  Right now, much of the political world is obsessing over a series of new polls indicating that the gap between Barack Obama and John McCain is shrinking.A just-released Quinnipiac survey, for example, shows McCain cutting Obama's lead …
Associated Press:
Russia warns of response to US missile shield … MOSCOW (AP) - Russia says its response to the further development of a U.S. missile shield in Poland will go beyond diplomacy.  —  Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying the U.S. missile shield plans are clearly aimed at weakening Russia.
David Cho / Washington Post:
A Few Speculators Dominate Vast Market for Oil Trading  —  Regulators had long classified a private Swiss energy conglomerate called Vitol as a trader that primarily helped industrial firms that needed oil to run their businesses.  —  But when the Commodity Futures Trading Commission examined Vitol's books …
 
 
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Charlie Cain / Detroit News:
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Discussion: The Corner
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Lois Romano / Washington Post:
The Silver Bullet  —  Steve Schmidt Makes Sure His Candidate …
Discussion: TIME.com
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Intimate E-Mail Prompts Inquiry in the Assembly
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White House missing as many as 225 days of e-mail
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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Dan McLaughlin / www.redstate.com:
DNC on Eric Cantor: “Both Abramoff and Cantor are Jewish”
David Gergen / CNN:
Obama: In Need of a Game Changer
Alan Travis / Guardian:
MI5 report challenges views on terrorism in Britain
Gail Collins / New York Times:
Every Veep Has His Day  —  VICE PRESIDENTS!!!
Discussion: BuzzFlash.org
Tahman Bradley / Political Radar:
McCain Backs Away from Abortion Pledge
Eric Lichtblau / New York Times:
New Guidelines Would Give F.B.I. Broader Powers
Bryant Jordan / Military.com:
Petraeus Book ‘Endorsement’ Draws Fire
Media Matters for America:
Limbaugh: Obama's nomination “goes back to the fact that nobody …