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10:45 PM ET, November 9, 2008


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James Rainey / Los Angeles Times:
Right-wing media feeds its post-election anger  —  Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity dive shamelessly in, talking about the ‘Obama recession’ and other partisan lines.  —  You have to give Rush Limbaugh a perverse kind of credit.  At least when he is demonizing Barack Obama, fabricating Obama policies …
Lieberman can still help Dems, Reid says  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Sunday he's still trying to keep Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman within the Democratic caucus despite anger over Lieberman's support of Republican presidential nominee John McCain.
Discussion: MyDD and TPM Election Central
Todd Shields / Bloomberg:
Emanuel Says Auto Industry Essential to U.S. Economy
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias and Open Left
Anahad O'Connor / New York Times:   Emanuel Urges Aid for Auto Industry
Patrick O'Connor / The Crypt's Blogs:
Reid: Stevens “not going to survive”
Fox News:
First Bush-Obama Meeting: Hard Feelings and Hand Sanitizer  —  As President Bush and President-elect Barack Obama prepare for their post-election meeting at the White House on Monday, memories of their first encounter linger.  —  —  President Bush and President-elect Barack …
Fox News:
Farrakhan Says Obama Presidency Will Bring ‘New Beginning’  —  Americans can expect a “new beginning” when Barack Obama officially takes over the White House, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said on Sunday.  —  Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan says the U.S. can expect a …
Discussion: Atlas Shrugs and Gateway Pundit
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Barack Obama radio address — full text and video
Discussion: Macsmind and The Dish Rag
Topeka Capital-Journal:
Planning under way for Obama holiday  —  The Capital-Journal  —  Plans are being made to promote a national holiday for Barack Obama, who will become the nation's 44th president when he takes the oath of office Jan. 20.  —  “Yes We Can” planning rallies will be at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. every Tuesday …
James Joyner / Outside The Beltway:
Palin Derangement Syndrome  —  Two lawyer-bloggers who I've followed for years are upset with me for buying into the “Sarah Palin was in over her head” meme.  Xrlq accused me of drinking “the anti-Palin Kool-Aid” for buying into claims that Palin didn't know which countries were in NAFTA while Bill Dyer is …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Malkin Award Nominee  —  “There had been a few white people blowing car horns and shouting, as the result became clear.  But among the Mexicans, Salvadorans and the other Third World nationalities, there was something like ecstasy.  They grasped the real significance of this moment.
Discussion: Harry's Place
The Raw Story:
GOP leader: Rebuild party based on ‘sanctity of marriage’  —  The Republican brand is still alive and well, Rep. Mike Pence said on Fox News Sunday.  —  When asked by Chris Wallace what “conservative solutions” the GOP would bring to their current minority-party status, Pence said social issues like …
Al Gore / New York Times:
The Climate for Change  —  THE inspiring and transformative choice by the American people to elect Barack Obama as our 44th president lays the foundation for another fateful choice that he — and we — must make this January to begin an emergency rescue of human civilization from the imminent …
Ryan Lizza / New Yorker:
BATTLE PLANS  —  How Obama won.  —  Obama's strategy worked, with only minor alterations, throughout the campaign.  —  Last June, Joel Benenson, who was Barack Obama's top pollster during his Presidential run, reported on the state of the campaign.  His conclusions, summed …
New York Post:
TALENT SHOPS COURTING PALIN  —  SARAH Palin won't be vice president, but she won the hearts of talent scouts and literary agents who are scrambling to sign her to multimillion-dollar contracts.  —  CAA, ICM, William Morris, Paradigm and other agencies “smell books, talk shows and commentary for Fox and CNN” …
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Trapping The Apostle  —  I like dday's optimism below, but if you want to see what the village elders are saying about all this “change”, this morning's Fareed Zakaria show on CNN will give you a clue.  —  Zakaria hosted a panel of historians and establishment icons, Walter Isaacson …
Discussion: Open Left
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
GOP gears up for 2012  —  Votes are still being counted in some races in last Tuesday's election, but no matter: Talk of the potential Republican field in the 2012 presidential election is already underway.  —  Too early?  —  Too bad — just look around.
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Barack Obama: Praises from the pulpits  —  In an election campaign that cast a harsh spotlight on the most “incendiary” words of President-elect Barack Obama's longtime and former pastor, the first Sunday after the election of the first African-American president brought another focus …
Associated Press:
Coleman loses attempt to block 32 votes from count  —  ST. Paul, Minn. (AP) - Sen. Norm Coleman failed Saturday in an attempt to block 32 absentee ballots from Hennepin County from being counted in his close race with Democrat Al Franken.  —  Coleman's campaign asked Ramsey County Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin …
Sarah Wheaton / The Caucus:
A New Day, a New Day in Court in Minnesota  —  Florida 2000, meet Minnesota 2008.
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John Vidal / Guardian:
Mini nuclear plants to power 20,000 homes
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Show Me the Money  —  So, I was speaking to an Iranian friend …
Discussion: TigerHawk
Interview With Arnold Schwarzenegger; Interview With Harry Reid …
Discussion: FP Passport
Paul Bloom / Slate:
Does Religion Make You Nice?
Discussion: Will Wilkinson
Peter Bernstein / New York Times:
Put Away the Wish List, and Help Households Bounce Back
Discussion: The Agonist
Ronald Brownstein / National Journal Election …:
Bush's Failing Final Grade
Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic:
Fareed Zakaria to Obama: Think Big.
Discussion: Kevin Drum
 Earlier Items: 
Neil Roland /
Stiffer bailout terms eyed
Discussion: Washington Post and Open Left
Scott Horton / Harper's:
Something's Odd in Alaska
Discussion: New York Times
Nicholas D. Kristof / New York Times:
Obama and the War on Brains
David Paul Kuhn / The Politico:
That huge voter turnout? Didn't happen
Jules Crittenden:
(Hot) Reporter Investigated For Looting
Discussion: PoliGazette

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Chris Thompson / Defector:
Vice leadership failed to act as responsible stewards of a good product, and instead paid themselves lavish salaries and burned through hundreds of millions

Sara Fischer / Axios:
NPR affiliate WAMU is shutting down local news site Dcist and laying off 15 employees to focus on audio and plans to add 10 new positions

Lauren Feiner / The Verge:
A preview of the NetChoice cases to be argued at SCOTUS on February 26, about the constitutionality of Texas and Florida laws regulating social media content

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