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9:40 PM ET, October 6, 2008

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Marc Ambinder:
Who'll Call Obama A Terrorist?  —  Jonathan Martin notes: … The reality is that a member of McCain's audience went there today.  You can hear it clearly on this video clip taken from MSNBC— after McCain asks “Who is the real Barack Obama?” the first, loudest voice can be heard answering “Terrorist!”
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
McCain blasts Obama, Democrats for Fannie Mae meltdown  —  We asked John McCain to take off the gloves — and he listened.  In remarks McCain will deliver today, he blasts Democrats, including Barack Obama, for their market manipulations and defense of Fannie Mae against regulator warnings.
Mark Halperin / TIME.com:
McCain's Monday Remarks in Albuquerque  —  All: Please see excerpt from John McCain's remarks as prepared for delivery today in Albuquerque, New Mexico:  —  My opponent has invited serious questioning by announcing a few weeks ago that he would quote — “take off the gloves.”
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
BACK TO THE DSM-IV  —  Did John McCain really just say that Barack Obama gets “touchy” and “angry” whenever he gets questioned on his credentials or policies?  I know that projection is a common psychological phenomenon, especially for those who find themselves in desperate situations.
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Needlenose
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
McCain: “Who is Barack Obama?”
Discussion: The Swamp and Philly.com
Mark Halperin / TIME.com:
Full Remarks of McCain in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Michael Cooper / The Caucus:
McCain: ‘Who Is the Real Barack Obama?’
Greg Sargent / TPM Election Central:
New McCain Attack: “Who Is The Real Barack Obama?”
Discussion: MyDD
CNN:
CNN Poll: Obama advantage grows  —  Likely voters nationwide:  —  Obama: 53 percent  —  McCain: 45 percent  —  NASHVILLE, Tennessee (CNN) - A new national poll suggests Barack Obama is widening his edge over John McCain in the race for the White House.
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Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama Leads 50% to 42%  —  Obama remains statistically ahead for tenth straight day  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Barack Obama leads John McCain among registered voters across the country by a 50% to 42% margin in Gallup Poll Daily tracking from Oct. 3-5, the tenth straight day in which Obama …
Washington Wire:
WSJ/NBC News Poll: Obama and Biden Are Better Debaters  —  Susan Davis reports on the presidential race.  —  The Democratic presidential running mates Barack Obama and Joe Biden are doing a better job in the debates, according to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
Discussion: TalkLeft and Daily Kos
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
The Sarah Palin-Joe Biden debate: Revealing the real source of CNN's sources
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and Media Blog
Gary Langer / ABCNEWS:
Economy and Ground Game Alike Give Obama an Advantage in Ohio
Garance Franke-Ruta / Washington Post:
In Fla., Palin Goes for the Rough Stuff as Audience Boos Obama  —  Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin gestures during a campaign speech on Oct. 6, 2008 in Clearwater, Fla. (Chris O'Meara/Associated Press)  —  CLEARWATER, Fla. — “Okay, so Florida, you know that you're going to have to hang onto your hats …
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Videos: The Ayers connection; Update: Obama doesn't read newspapers?
Victor Davis Hanson / The Corner:
One Question for Sen. Obama
Discussion: pandagon.net
Yuval Levin / The Corner:
The Ayers Question  —  Very soon after she was picked to be McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin was attacked by Obama campaign spokesmen and a Democratic member of Congress for once being seen wearing a Pat Buchanan button.  She had an answer and the campaign offered it.
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Engaging on Keating  —  I'd always thought McCain's great strength in defending the Keating affair was that he'd acknolwedged making a huge mistake, and spent his career repenting by recasting himself as a reformer.  —  So when his campaign puts his lawyer on the line with reporters to contest …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Health Care Destruction  —  Sarah Palin ended her debate performance last Thursday with a slightly garbled quote from Ronald Reagan about how, if we aren't vigilant, we'll end up “telling our children and our children's children” about the days when America was free.  It was a revealing choice.
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Marc Ambinder:
A Republican Candidate Who Won't Endorse McCain's Health Care Plan
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and MyDD
Laura Strickler / CBS News:
More Bogus Obama Donors Surface  —  Donations Made Between July and Early August  —  (CBS) CBS News Investigative Producer Laura Strickler wrote this story for CBSNews.com with additional reporting from Sarah Fitzpatrick and Ariel Bashi.  —  CBS News has learned that two donors …
Discussion: Townhall.com and Don Surber
Pew Research Center:
Post-Debate: Palin Still Seen as Unqualified, a Bump for Biden  —  Continued Doubts About Financial Bailout  —  While last week's vice-presidential debate had a larger audience than any other in history, voters' impressions of Sarah Palin have changed little.
Discussion: Hot Air
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Paul Steinhauser / CNN:   CNN poll: Obama opens 8-point lead over McCain
CBS News:
CBS Poll: Presidential Race Tightens  —  Survey Shows Obama Leading McCain 47 Percent To 43 Percent Among Registered Voters Nationwide Following V.P. Debate  —  (CBS) In a sign that the race for president has returned to about where it was before the first presidential debate …
Discussion: Hot Air and TIME.com
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Heidi N. Moore / Deal Journal:
Meet Neel Kashkari: The Man With the $700 Billion Wallet
Lynn Sweet:
McCain, Obama deal puts limits on “town hall” debate  —  WASHINGTON — Barack Obama and John McCain meet for a second debate Tuesday night with a “town hall” format, but a deal made between the camps limits the interaction the candidates will have with the undecided voters in the pool of questioners.
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blogs
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Survey USA: Obama leads by double digits in New Hampshire and ... Virginia  —  Even more gruesome than that Rasmussen national poll this morning putting The One at a cool 52 percent.  The samples lean a bit towards the Dems in both states — eight-point and nine-point gaps, respectively …
Discussion: Ross Douthat and Open Left
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The Charlotte Observer:
Obama offers best way out of economic disarray  —  From Hugh McColl Jr., former chairman and CEO of Bank of America:  —  In 49 years of living in Charlotte, I've seldom offered my opinion in writing and never submitted a piece such as this.  The condition of our country compels me.
Discussion: Salon
Breaking News:
Press kept under a watchful eye  —  CLEARWATER — Constantly under the watchful eyes of security, the media wasn't permitted to wander around inside Coachman Park to talk to Sarah Palin supporters.  When reporters tried to leave the designated press area and head toward the bleachers …
Marc Ambinder:
David Brooks Calls The Election For Barack Obama?  —  He did so at the Atlantic's relaunch brunch in New York this afternoon, according to Ad Age, which also posts a preview of the Atlantic's new cover.
 
 
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The New Republic:
Sarah's Doodles  —  On a recent reporting trip to Alaska …
Peter Wehner / Commentary:
John McCain's Act III
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Ryan / Think Progress:
McCain Voted To Protect Domestic Terrorists Who Carry Out Violence …
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Hotline On Call:
Diageo/Hotline Tracking Poll: The Early Line
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Laura Meckler / Wall Street Journal:
Independent Voters Move Toward Obama
Leslie Wayne / The Caucus:
Questions Linger About Palin Taxes
John Harwood / New York Times:
Is Era of Dominance Over for Conservatives?
Discussion: The Corner and The New Republic
 Earlier Items: 
Norman MacAfee / The Huffington Post:
Landslide Needed  —  We do not know.  —  Four weeks from now, we will vote.
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Megan McArdle:
Another way to understand the crash
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama expands NC lead
Discussion: Facing South
AJStrata / The Strata-Sphere:
More Poll Posting - Obama May Be In Real Trouble If Polls Weight Samples Wrong
Discussion: AMERICAN DIGEST
Megan McArdle:
How did it all happen?
Discussion: Marginal Revolution
Joe Klein / Swampland:
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