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4:15 PM ET, November 11, 2008

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David Brooks / New York Times:
Darkness at Dusk  —  It's only been a week since the defeat, but the battle lines have already been drawn in the fight over the future of conservatism.  —  In one camp, there are the Traditionalists, the people who believe that conservatives have lost elections because they have strayed from the true creed.
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beliefnet:
Conservative reform won't come soon
Discussion: The Corner and Weekly Standard
Drudge Report:
BUSH ANGER: OBAMA AIDES LEAK CHAT DETAILS  —  Just hours after President Bush and President-elect Obama met in the Oval Office of the White House, details of their confidential conversation began leaking out to the press, igniting anger from the president, sources claim.
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CNN:
Obama team works to flesh out staff
Discussion: Connecting.the.Dots
Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
Obama likely to escape campaign audit  —  The Federal Election Commission is unlikely to conduct a potentially embarrassing audit of how Barack Obama raised and spent his presidential campaign's record-shattering windfall, despite allegations of questionable donations and accounting that had the McCain campaign crying foul.
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Schumer and Durbin Want Lieberman Stripped of Homeland Security Chair  —  Newsweek's Howard Fineman on Keith Olbermann: … One point I think needs to be made.  This isn't about Joe Lieberman maintaining membership in a country club as a matter of feel-good “bipartisanship.”
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
The onset of ODS  —  For the past seven-plus years, the Left has suffered from Bush Derangement Syndrome.  Well, actually, the rest of us have suffered from their embrace of BDS, which one might think would inoculate us from any related maladies.  As Jake Tapper notes, though …
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James Boyce / The Huffington Post:
Saxby Chambliss Seeks Deferment From Runoff - Cites “Bum Knee”  —  Never one to let an opportunity to mislead the people of Georgia, Saxby Chambliss has requested that he actually be excused from the December 2nd runoff against Jim Martin and just be declared the winner.
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The Huffington Post:
Obama Dispatching Aides To Georgia Senate Race  —  Democratic officials confirm that Barack Obama is sending aides to help with the runoff senatorial campaign in Georgia, putting his post-election coattails to an immediate test.  —  Organizers who worked on behalf of the Illinois Democrat …
White House:
Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Dana Perino  —  MS. PERINO: All right, so, sorry that we couldn't do this on the plane, but I — as I told you I ran out of time and doing the gaggle on ascent — or on descent has proved dangerous in the past.  So thanks for gathering here.
Discussion: The Crypt's Blogs and Taylor Marsh
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Hotline On Call:
Brownstein On The Palin Dilemma  —  Sarah Palin, who started her post-campaign bid for rehabilitation with a series of high profile interviews this week, emerged from the 2008 election in an even more politically damaged condition than previously understood, new data show.
Discussion: Marc Ambinder and The Impolitic
Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
How the Palin debate helps McCain  —  Want an idea of how popular Sarah Palin was among Southern Republicans?  You can check her numbers in exit polls or just see which element of the party is defending her the loudest.  GOP state chairs in North Carolina, South Carolina and now Tennessee …
Discussion: Hot Air
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Associated Press:
John Edwards returns to public stage in Indiana  —  BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is returning to the public stage for a speech at Indiana University, three months after he acknowledged an affair with a woman hired to produce videos of him in 2006.
Discussion: TIME.com
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The Politico:
Obama-Clinton soap opera takes new turn  —  Michelle Obama wasn't always an admirer of Hillary Clinton, but last Wednesday the soon-to-be first lady dialed up the former first lady for pointers on protecting her two young daughters from the media maelstrom of the White House.
Adam Nossiter / New York Times:
For South, a Waning Hold on National Politics  —  VERNON, Ala. — Fear of the politician with the unusual name and look did not end with last Tuesday's vote in this rural red swatch where buck heads and rifles hang on the wall.  This corner of the Deep South still resonates with negative feelings …
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
From Tiny Sect, Weighty Issue for Justices  —  PLEASANT GROVE CITY, Utah — Across the street from City Hall here sits a small park with about a dozen donated buildings and objects — a wishing well, a millstone from the city's first flour mill and an imposing red granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments.
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
A House Disappointment  —  There's some sentiment out and about that Democrats “underperformed” in House of Representatives races, perhaps because (in Mickey Kaus' words) “swing voters compensated for the bold, hopeful risk they took on Obama (including for overcoming any race prejudice) …
Discussion: Kevin Drum
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Obama to Explore New Approach in Afghanistan War  —  The incoming Obama administration plans to explore a more regional strategy to the war in Afghanistan — including possible talks with Iran — and looks favorably on the nascent dialogue between the Afghan government and “reconcilable” …
Mark J. Penn / The Politico:
Most affluent voters key to Obama sweep  —  Barack Obama promised he would lower taxes for 95 percent of Americans and presumably raise them for the 5 percent who benefited most under President Bush's tax policies.  But, remarkably, the most affluent 5 percent supported Obama and that was perhaps the key to his victory last week.
Wall Street Journal:
McCain Owes Sarah Some Straight Talk  —  Where's John McCain's honor when we need it?  —  We'll find out tonight, when the Arizona Republican appears on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno.  In the week since the election, Mr. McCain's campaign team has leaked some nasty stuff about Sarah Palin.
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST  —  John Hinderacker, arguably the most influential conservative blogger in the country ...  At the feet of masters.
 
 
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Laurie Goodstein / New York Times:
U.S. Bishops Urged to Challenge Obama
Michelle Malkin:
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Dan Walters / Sacramento Bee:
Surge for Obama sealed Prop. 8's victory
Discussion: The Daily Dish
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
A Town Drowns in Debt as Home Values Plunge
Discussion: The Big Picture and Portfolio
Daniel W. Drezner / Chronicle of Higher Education:
Public Intellectual 2.0  —  Disquisitions about public …
John Oywa / WORLDMEETS.US:
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Discussion: The Moderate Voice and PoliGazette
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Obama's Veterans Day: Soldier Field
Discussion: The Hill
Avi Issacharoff / Haaretz:
Report: Hamas says its officials met Obama aides before U.S. election
Discussion: Hot Air
 Earlier Items: 
Paul Waldman / American Prospect:
Goodbye and Good Riddance  —  After eight years of President Bush …
Discussion: Democratic Strategist and QandO
Keith Olbermann / MSNBC:
Gay marriage is a question of love
Discussion: Shakesville and Feministing
Richard Cohen / Washington Post:
Obama's Cabinet: Start With Al Gore
Discussion: NewsBusters.org and Salon
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
IRRATIONAL FEAR OF THE FAIRNESS DOCTRINE.... Over the weekend …
Discussion: The Corner
Kyle Hopkins / Anchorage Daily News:
Most uncounted ballots will be tallied Wednesday
Discussion: Mudflats