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9:55 PM ET, October 23, 2008

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WTAE-TV:
Woman Attacked At ATM, Assailant Carves Letter Into Her Face  —  Woman Robbed, Attacked With Knife At Bloomfield ATM  —  PITTSBURGH — A 20-year-old woman who was robbed at an ATM in Bloomfield was also maimed by her attacker, police said.  —  Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Diane Richard …
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Michelle Malkin:
Why that McCain volunteer's “mutilation” story smells awfully weird  —  Throughout my career, I've covered dozens of fake hate crimes — campus hate crime hoaxes, Muslim hate crime hoaxes, fake noose hangings, etc., etc., etc.  Most were perpetrated by liberals, but there have been some shameful ones on our side of the aisle as well.
Discussion: Babalu Blog
TMZ.com:
“Politically Motivated” Mutilation - Real or Hoax?  —  Pittsburgh law enforcement sources tell TMZ they have serious questions about the authenticity of the alleged victim who says she had her face cut by a politically-motivated attacker.  —  We're told there are several things about the alleged attack that don't add up.
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
McCain staffer says she was mugged, had ‘B’ cut into face
KDKA-TV:   McCain Worker: Attacker Angered By GOP Sticker
CNN:
Former Bush aide voting for Obama  —  (CNN) — Scott McClellan, the former White House press secretary who sharply criticized President Bush in his memoir last spring, told CNN Thursday he's voting for Barack Obama.  —  “From the very beginning I have said I am going to support the candidate …
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New York Times:   Poll Finds Obama Strong With Some Bush Backers
The Trail / Washington Post:
McClellan Endorses Obama
Discussion: TalkLeft
RADAR:
NYT'S UNFORGETTABLE HIRE: BONO
Discussion: UN Dispatch and Wonkette
Andy Barr / The Politico:
McCain: ‘She needed clothes’  —  John McCain defended the Republican National Committee's decision Thursday to spend more than $150,000 dollars on clothing and accessories for running mate Sarah Palin.  —  “She needed clothes at the time,” McCain told a group of Florida reporters.
Discussion: The Heretik and Spin Cycle
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Marc Ambinder:
Palin In 2012: The Argument  —  There's a suspicion in some McCain loyalist precincts that Gov. Sarah Palin is beginning to play the Republican base against John McCain — McCain won't let her campaign in Michigan...McCain won't let her bring up Jeremiah Wright... McCain doesn't like her terrorist pal talks....
Sara Just / Political Radar:   Hasselbeck to Campaign for Palin
Beth Fouhy / Associated Press:
McCain might skip his own election-night party  —  NEW YORK (AP) — John McCain's election night watch party might be missing John McCain.  Instead of appearing before a throng of supporters at the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix on the evening of Nov. 4, the Republican presidential nominee plans …
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Michael Luo / The Caucus:
Donor Patrol: Obama's Online Site Accepts More Fakes
Discussion: The Corner and Wizbang
The Caucus:
Wardrobe Mysteries Linger  —  About that wardrobe ...  There are still aspects of the Republican National Committee's shopping sprees on behalf of Gov. Sarah Palin and her family that are murky.  —  Some of the fashion experts consulted Wednesday, for instance, about the $150,000 in purchases …
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama Has Modest Lead Among Likely Voters  —  Size of margin four or six points depending on turnout assumptions  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Gallup Poll Daily tracking shows Barack Obama running ahead of John McCain among likely voters — 50% to 46% using the “traditional” …
Discussion: Slog, MyDD, Donklephant and PoliBlog (TM)
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Lydia Saad / Gallup:
Obama Winning Over the Jewish Vote
Discussion: Salon, MyDD and Commentary
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Greenspan Concedes Error on Regulation  —  Facing a firing line of questions from Washington lawmakers, Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman once considered the infallible maestro of the financial system, admitted on Thursday that he “made a mistake” in trusting that free markets …
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Joe Klein / Swampland:
The Full Obama Interview  —  Q] I want to ask you some questions about the way you make decisions and then some questions about issues.  To me the signal decision of this election was the way you chose your vice-president and the way he chose his.  You are known for deliberation and being a rational decision-maker.
City Room:
Council Votes, 29 to 22, to Extend Term Limits  —  (Photos: James Estrin/The New York Times)  —  After a spirited, emotional and at times raucous debate, the New York City Council voted, 29 to 22, on Thursday afternoon to extend term limits, allowing Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg …
WJLA-TV:
Joe McCain Calls 911 To Complain About Traffic  —  He called the police emergency line because he was angry he was stuck in traffic.  —  The 911 call came into the City of Alexandria on Oct. 21st That's creating some buzz because it appears to come from Joe McCain, John McCain's brother.
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blogs and Firedoglake
Adam Smith / The Buzz:
Times poll: Obama 49, McCain 42  —  Independent Florida voters are on the verge of killing John McCain's hopes for the presidency.  —  A new St. Petersburg Times/Bay News 9/Miami Herald poll shows Barack Obama leading McCain 49 percent to 42 percent in this state McCain cannot afford to lose.
The Politico:
GOP ‘goner’ list warns of House rout  —  An internal document circulating among House Republicans warns of an impending congressional bloodbath, listing 58 Republican-held House seats being at risk, and 11 already considered as good as gone.  As many as 34 GOP-held seats are in serious jeopardy …
Discussion: Eunomia and The Next Right
Marc Ambinder:
Military Ballots Tossed In Fairfax  —  The patchwork problem of federal and state election regulations strikes again.  —  Military ballots are being tossed in Fairfax Co, VA because of a “technicality.”  Not a lot of them compared to the size of the electorate, but more than a few.
Avi Zenilman / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Fake America located  —  In tonight's NBC News interview with Brian Williams, McCain explains that the “elites” are located in D.C. and New York City: … UPDATE: Numerous readers in those cities note that they were the targets on 9/11.
Discussion: AMERICAblog News
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Ross Clark / Times of London:
Far-right Austrian leader sacked for revealing gay affair with Jörg Haider  —  The successor of the Austrian far-right leader Jörg Haider was dismissed yesterday after he revealed a “special” relationship “far beyond” friendship with his former mentor.
 
 
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CBS News:
Poll: Obama Maintains Double-Digit Lead
Discussion: FOX Embeds and Real Clear Politics
Paul Shockley / Glenwood Post Independent:
Man allegedly pulls a gun after rally
Discussion: Wonkette
Mark Steyn / The Corner:
Too lib to fail?  —  In her report on Moody's possible downgrading …
John Derbyshire / The Corner:
I'll Die If I Don't Get This Voting Bloc
Andy McCarthy / The Corner:
Turning the Page from Campaign Finance Fraud . . .
Discussion: Slog, Sadly, No! and Balloon Juice
Sandra Sobieraj Westfall / People.com:
Sarah Palin: My Wedding Hope for Bristol
Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
Someone Put On His Thinking Cap
 Earlier Items: 
The Trail / Washington Post:
Polls Show McCain Leaning Into a Headwind
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Palin Denounces Negotiations Without Preconditions, Supports …
Megan McArdle:
Quiet in the peanut gallery
Discussion: www.redstate.com and Media Blog
Joseph Curl / Washington Times:
EXCLUSIVE: McCain lambastes Bush years