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3:20 AM ET, November 3, 2008

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Scott Conroy / CBS News:
Palin Unleashes New Attack Against Obama On Coal  —  From CBS News' Scott Conroy:  —  (MARIETTA, OHIO) - Seizing on a newly released audio tape picked up by the Drudge Report, Sarah Palin took the opportunity here in coal country to accuse Barack Obama of “talking about bankrupting the coal industry.”
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Peter Hamby / CNN:
Palin knocks Obama over months-old coal comments  —  MARIETTA, Ohio (CNN) - Campaigning in coal country just two days before the presidential election, Sarah Palin is highlighting an interview Barack Obama gave to the San Francisco Chronicle in January in which the Democrat suggested coal plants …
The Trail / Washington Post:
McCain in Pennsylvania: I'm a ‘Coal Booster’
Gateway Pundit:
EXPLOSIVE NEW AUDIO— Obama Promises San Francisco Audience …
On Politics:
Final USA TODAY/Gallup estimate: Obama, 53%; McCain, 42%  —  Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama leads Republican John McCain by 11 percentage points in the last USA TODAY/Gallup national poll of likely voters before Election Day.  —  With less than two days to go before polls open, the contenders' support is estimated to be:
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Gallup:
Final Presidential Estimate: Obama 55%, McCain 44%  —  Independents break for Obama, boosting Obama's broad Democratic base  —  PRINCETON, NJ — The final Gallup 2008 pre-election poll — based on Oct. 31-Nov. 2 Gallup Poll Daily tracking — shows Barack Obama with a 53% to 42% advantage over John McCain among likely voters.
CNN:
Poll: Palin may be hurting more than helping McCain  —  (CNN) - A new national poll suggests that Sarah Palin may be hurting John McCain more than she's helping him.  —  A CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Sunday indicates that McCain's running mate is growing less popular among voters …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
CBS Poll: Obama Maintains 13 Point Lead
Discussion: Spin Cycle, AMERICAblog News, CNN and MyDD
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
JOE THE SKINHEAD  —  When he was just the topic du jour because of his question to Barack Obama back in the neighborhood in Ohio, that was one thing.  But “Joe the Plumber” is now actively campaigning with and for John McCain, appearing on stage with him at multiple events, etc.
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Myths and Realities  —  Jay Nordlinger writes at The Corner: … That may what “the evidence of [Nordlinger's] lived experience” says, but it would be strongly at odds with the historical pattern.  Here's Andrew Gelman's map of voting patterns among the top third of the income distribution in 2004:
Discussion: Eschaton
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Jay Nordlinger / The Corner:   Dept. of Enduring Myths
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight.com:
The Cellphone Effect, Continued  —  These are Barack Obama's leads in the likely voter models presently included in the Real Clear Politics average, plus the Research 2000 poll which they arbitrarily exclude.  —  The polls in the Cingular-y orange color include cellphones in their samples; the polls in gray do not.
Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
ATLAS EXCLUSIVE: JERROLD NADLER “OBAMA DIDN'T HAVE THE POLITICAL COURAGE TO MAKE A STATEMENT AND WALK OUT [OF REVEREND WRIGHT'S RACIST CHURCH]” … One of my stops on THE GREAT SCHLEP.  —  I just came from an Jerrold Nadler event at the Boca Raton synagogue where he was lying through his teeth …
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John McCormack / Weekly Standard:   Dem.  Congressman: “Let [Russia] Invade Georgia.  It's Right Next to Them.”
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
How soon will we know on election night?  —  Answer: Pretty soon, potentially.  Via CNN, a rundown of when the polls in various battleground states close (all times ET): … I didn't include Iowa because it's not a battleground anymore, assuming it ever was, but that's also a 10 p.m. close for what it's worth.
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Jonathan Curley / Christian Science Monitor:
My wife made me canvas for Obama; here's what I learned  —  This election is not about major policies.  It's about hope. … There has been a lot of speculation that Barack Obama might win the election due to his better “ground game” and superior campaign organization.
Frank James / The Swamp:
Palin misstates anti-Obama data source  —  COLUMBUS, Ohio — At Gov. Sarah Palin's Sunday rallies, she's earned big responses by repeating the line that an independent organization has found that Sen. Barack Obama's proposed policies “would destroy 6 million jobs over the next decade.”
New York Times:
U.S. Rejects G.M.'s Call for Help in a Merger  —  DETROIT — The Treasury Department has turned down a request by General Motors for up to $10 billion to help finance the automaker's possible merger with Chrysler, according to people close to the discussions.
Jim Lindgren / The Volokh Conspiracy:
Obama's first fulltime employer, Business International, had substantial SDS ties in the 1960s.  —  After graduating from Columbia in 1983, Obama's first fulltime job was to work for an international business newsletter firm, Business International.  From all accounts (including Obama's) …
Discussion: 24Ahead
Hillary Clinton / NY Daily News:
The man for the moment: Hillary Clinton makes the case for Barack Obama  —  On Tuesday, New Yorkers and Americans have a big decision to make.  Do we continue to pursue the policies of the past eight years or do we chart a new course?  I believe we can and we must chart a new course led by President Barack Obama.
Jay Newton-Small / Time:
A Long Campaign, And a Changed Barack Obama  —  Left to Right: Barack Obama announces his run for the presidency in February of 2007 ; Barack Obama at a campaign rally this week..  —  Almost two years ago, in the first months of Barack Obama's campaign for the presidency …
Discussion: Obsidian Wings
Bill Dyer / Townhall.com:
Obama's Redistribution for iTunes  —  A “Better Government” under Obama's plan means you can buy the latest tune from Bruce Springsteen once we “spread the wealth.”.  “A New Politics for a New Time” from an Obama speech minutes ago in Cleveland, Ohio tells us why redistribution is so important and what justifies his tax policy:
Discussion: Say Anything and The Corner
Michael Cooper / The Caucus:
From McCain, Warm Words for Bush  —  WALLINGFORD, Pa. - Senator John McCain was nearing the end of his rally in a high school gymnasium here Sunday morning, making the case that a comeback was at hand, when his voice suddenly began to grow hoarser and hoarser.
Discussion: TIME.com, Think Progress and Eschaton
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Discussion: zomblog
Jennifer Agiesta / Washington Post:
WaPo-ABC Tracking: Advantage Obama
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Jay Nordlinger / The Corner:
A Reason to Elect McCain
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 Earlier Items: 
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Keith Thomson / The Huffington Post:
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Discussion: The Buzz
The Huffington Post:
McCain Did Not Disclose Keating Business Deal To Investigators
Discussion: The New Republic and Campaign Silo