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Powell endorses Obama for president  —  Republican ex-secretary of state calls Democrat ‘transformational figure’  —  WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., for president on Sunday, criticizing his own Republican Party for what he called …
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
Colin Powell endorses Obama  —  Saying the Democratic nominee could “not only electrify our country but electrify our world,” Colin Powell crossed party lines this morning and announced his support for Barack Obama.  —  Powell made his announcement on “Meet the Press.”  He said he had no plans to campaign for Obama.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
THE IMPACT OF THE POWELL ENDORSEMENT.... The timing couldn't be much worse for the McCain campaign.  Hoping to generate some sense of momentum, McCain was nevertheless hit by a one-two punch this morning — Obama demonstrated a stunning level of support with his $150 million fundraising haul …
John McCormick / The Swamp:
Barack Obama gets Colin Powell backing  —  Sen. Barack Obama's Democratic presidential bid has won the backing of former Secretary of State Colin Powell in a much anticipated endorsement from a Republican with impressive foreign policy credentials.  —  The endorsement came during an appearance on NBC's “Meet the Press.”
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
COLIN POWELL ENDORSES OBAMA.... On “Meet the Press” this morning …
Discussion: Salon and The Moderate Voice
Elisabeth Bumiller / The Caucus:
Powell Endorses Obama
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Powell Endorses Obama
Discussion: Hot Air and Maggie's Notebook
Randyj / TIME.com:   The New Powell Doctrine  —  The former Bush Secretary …
The Trail / Washington Post:   Colin Powell Endorses Obama
Amanda / Think Progress:
Colin Powell endorses Obama.»
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Kate Phillips / The Caucus:
Obama Raised Record $150 Million in September  —  The Obama campaign announced this morning that it had raised a record $150 million last month, and had added 632,000 new donors to its total.  —  The amount raised shattered the campaign's record from August.
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CNN:
Obama raises record $150 million in September  —  DUNN, North Carolina (CNN) — Barack Obama's campaign announced Sunday the Democratic presidential candidate raised $150 million in donations in September, setting a new high water mark in campaign fundraising.
Discussion: The Washington Note
Zombie / zomblog:
Barack Obama's review of William Ayers' book  —  On December 21, 1997, Barack Obama wrote a short review of William Ayers' book A Kind and Just Parent: The Children of Juvenile Court, which had recently been published by Beacon Press.  Here's a photo of how the review appeared in the Chicago Tribune:
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Julie Bosman / New York Times:
On ‘SNL,’ Fey as Palin, and Palin as Palin  —  Anyone tuning in to “Saturday Night Live” hoping to see side-by-side versions of Gov. Sarah Palin — the real thing and the Tina Fey version — would have been disappointed.  —  But Ms. Palin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee …
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Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Sarah Palin: ‘Hotter in person’ (Baldwin)
John / Power Line:
SARAH DOES SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
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Zogby:
Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby Poll: Obama 47.8%, McCain 45.1%  —  McCain slowly gains on Obama  —  UTICA, New York - Republican John McCain continued a slow advance on Democrat Barack Obama in the race for President, moving back within three percentage points as the race begins to head down the stretch run …
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Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
Why I Blog  —  THE WORD blog is a conflation of two words: Web and log.  It contains in its four letters a concise and accurate self-description: it is a log of thoughts and writing posted publicly on the World Wide Web.  In the monosyllabic vernacular of the Internet, Web log soon became the word blog.
Discussion: Althouse and Chicago Boyz
Houston Chronicle:
The Chronicle endorses Barack Obama for president and Joe Biden for vice president of the United States  —  Rarely in our country's history has the electorate gone to the polls to choose a new president in such challenging times with more at stake for the nation.
Los Angeles Times:
John McCain compares Barack Obama's policies to socialism  —  The Republican makes frequent use of the galvanizing term while campaigning in North Carolina.  His Democratic opponent fires back in front of a 100,000-strong St. Louis crowd.  —  Concord, N.C. — With the presidential campaign entering …
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Tyler Cowen / New York Times:
Three Trends and a Train Wreck  —  HOW did the world's financial system get into such a mess?  It's tempting to blame specific politicians, decisions and laws (or the lack thereof), and leave it at that.  —  While it's certainly true that a great number of serious, identifiable mistakes have been made …
 
 
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