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11:10 PM ET, October 10, 2008

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Matt Apuzzo / Associated Press:
Buy AP Photo Reprints  —  Web Search:  —  Post |  Get Photos |  Get Reprints |  Reuse Options  —  Alaska panel finds Palin abused power in firing  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin unlawfully abused her power as governor by trying to have her former brother-in-law fired as a state trooper …
Serge F. Kovaleski / New York Times:
Alaska Inquiry Concludes Palin Abused Powers  —  Gov. Sarah Palin abused the powers of her office by pressuring subordinates to try to get her former brother-in-law, a state trooper, fired, an investigation by the Alaska Legislature has concluded.  She was within her right, however …
Alaska_Politics / Anchorage Daily News:
Troopergate hearing (Updated: 12-0 vote to release the report)  —  4:11 p.m.The Legislative Council just voted 12-0 to release the report, except for certain parts they consider confidential.  —  The reporters were to be available immediately, but no one seems to know where to get them here at the Legislative offices.
Alaska_Politics / Anchorage Daily News:
The Branchflower report
Discussion: Pam's House Blend and Hot Air
CNN:
Panel: Palin abused power in trooper case
Associated Press:   Legislative panel: Palin abused authority
Ana Marie Cox / Swampland:
McCain Denounces Pitchfork-Wavers  —  Here in Lakeville, the traveling press was pretty sure we'd see more of the kind of vicious anti-Obama attitude that's becoming a hallmark of McCain rallies of late.  —  As the town hall started, McCain was off with more pep than usual.
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David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
TRYING TO SNUFF OUT THE FLAME  —  At a rally late today in Minnesota, John McCain addressed the heated comments, including calls to violence, coming from some supporters at his rallies this week: … Here's the (updated longer version) video of a portion of McCain's remarks:
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
McCain calls Obama ‘decent person,’ is booed  —  McCain sort of can't win here.  —  Parnes reports from Minnesota: … If it's not the Times editorial board jeering him, it's his own crowd.  —  ALSO: Whoa: … NOTE: Some reports from the ground said the woman used the word “terrorist.”
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
McCain asks crowd to be ‘respectful’ of Obama  —  Working to dampen the angry crowd meme, McCain tells his Minnesota rally to take it easy, Amie Parnes reports: … Later in the event, man in the audience stood up and told McCain he's “scared” of an Obama presidency and who he'd select for the Supreme Court.
Krooney / TIME.com:
STOP THE PRESSES  —  After days of watching in silence …
Discussion: The RBC and Brian Beutler
Sasha Issenberg / Boston Globe:
McCain warns supporters, calls Obama decent man
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Defending the crowds  —  McCain spokesman Brian Rogers pushes …
Discussion: ArchPundit and The Huffington Post
Peter Hamby / CNN:
Palin schedules bus tour of West Virginia  —  CLEVELAND, Ohio (CNN) — In what may be another signal that the troubled economy is forcing John McCain's campaign to play electoral map defense, Sarah Palin has scheduled a bus tour for Sunday through West Virginia, a state that's been leaning red throughout this presidential race.
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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight.com:
Today's Polls, 10/10  —  With 25 days to go until the election …
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:   No Sleep 'Till West Virginia
Christopher Buckley / The Daily Beast:
Sorry, Dad, I'm Voting for Obama  —  Welcome to The Daily Beast: A Q&A with Tina Brown  —  The son of William F. Buckley has decided—shock!—to vote for a Democrat.  —  Let me be the latest conservative/libertarian/whatever to leap onto the Barack Obama bandwagon.
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Davis: McCain blew up bailout  —  On that Acorn call, McCain campaign manager Rick Davis also credited McCain with “blowing ... up” the first bailout package when he suspended his campaign to come to Washington, something McCain's campaign had heatedly denied at the time.
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Garance Franke-Ruta / Washington Post:
As McCain Goes Negative, a GOP Senator Makes a Positive Turn
Discussion: The New Republic
Garance Franke-Ruta / Washington Post:
McCain's Risky Turn  —  There is a scene early in “Dead Certain,” Robert Draper's book about President Bush, when the Bush campaign, reeling from its loss to John McCain in New Hampshire in the 2000 primary, is plotting its moves for a do-or-die struggle in South Carolina.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
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Natalie Gewargis / Political Punch:   Political Punch Exclusive: New Obama Ad Hits Back on McCain Attack Ad …
Frank Schaeffer / Baltimore Sun:
McCain's attacks fuel dangerous hatred
Bob Gardinier / Albany Times Union:
Barack ‘Osama’ on Rensselaer County ballots  —  TROY — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's last name is spelled “Osama” on hundreds of absentee ballots mailed out this week to voters in Rensselaer County.  —  The misspelling, which elections officials on both sides of the aisle insist …
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Michelle Malkin:   Oops: “Barack Osama” on the ballot
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
THE GIST OF THE ACORN STORY  —  The Republican party is grasping on to the ACORN story as a way to delegitimize what now looks like the probable outcome of the November election.  It is also a way to stoke the paranoia of their base, lay the groundwork for legal challenges of close outcomes …
Hartford Courant:
High Court Grants Gay Marriage Rights  —  Beth Kerrigan and Jody Mock sat hunkered down in front of their computer in their West Hartford home Friday morning, sifting through the voluminous Supreme Court decision in their case seeking the right to marry as a same-sex couple.
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CNN:
Rage rising on the McCain campaign trail  —  (CNN) — With recent polls showing Sen. Barack Obama's lead increasing nationwide and in several GOP-leaning states, some Republicans attending McCain-Palin campaign rallies have taken on a new emotion: Rage.  —  “When you have an Obama …
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tbo.com:
‘Kill Him’ Yell At Clearwater Palin Rally Being Probed
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Waxy.org:
Memeorandum Colors: Visualizing Political Bias with Greasemonkey  —  Like the rest of the world, I've been completely obsessed with the presidential election and nonstop news coverage.  My drug of choice?  Gabe Rivera's Memeorandum, the political sister site of Techmeme …
Jonathan Darman / Newsweek:
Obama opens a double-digit lead in new NEWSWEEK poll  —  Obama on the campaign trail in Columbus, Ohio.  —  The global financial meltdown has caused a dramatic shift in the 2008 presidential race, according to the latest NEWSWEEK poll.  With four weeks left in the presidential campaign …
Paul Krugman:
Not about the financial crisis  —  The crisis isn't the only scary thing going on.  Something very ugly is taking shape on the political scene: as McCain's chances fade, the crowds at his rallies are, by all accounts, increasingly gripped by insane rage.  It's not just a mob phenomenon …
 
 
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Mark Steyn / The Corner:
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John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Gen. Petraeus backs Obama: ‘You have to talk to enemies.’
Ragnar / The Jawa Report:
Question: Does Barack Obama Have Any Friends Who AREN'T Communists?
Discussion: Commentary
Andy Barr / Yahoo! News:
Candidates pressured to change debate
Discussion: Outside The Beltway
Associated Press:
Judge orders state to preserve Palin's e-mails
Discussion: MoJoBlog
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
Biden defends Obama against association hit
Discussion: TIME.com
 Earlier Items: 
TPM Election Central:
Fox Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds Say Ayers Makes No Difference To Their Vote
Discussion: MyDD and Comments from Left Field
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama 51%, McCain 41%
Discussion: Needlenose, MyDD and Shakesville
New York Post:
GOLLY, PALIN TO PLAY HERSELF ON ‘SNL’