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10:40 AM ET, November 16, 2008

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Washington Post:
World Leaders Agree to Seek Major Reform  —  Group Pledges Cooperation to Restore Growth  —  World leaders holding an emergency meeting to combat the economic crisis agreed yesterday to a far-reaching action plan that, over the next 4 1/2 months, would begin to reshape international financial institutions …
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Tod Lindberg / Washington Post:
The Center-Right Nation Exits Stage Left
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
As Leaders Wrestle With Economy, Developing Nations Get Ringside Seats
Discussion: The Caucus
Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
Across U.S., Big Rallies for Same-Sex Marriage  —  SAN FRANCISCO — In one of the nation's largest displays of support for gay rights, tens of thousands of people in cities across the country turned out in support of same-sex marriage on Saturday, lending their voices to an issue that many gay men …
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Jay Lindsay / Associated Press:   Across nation, gay advocates protest marriage ban
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Exclusive: Gregory Craig to be White House counsel  —  Gregory B. Craig, a well-known Washington lawyer who quarterbacked President Bill Clinton's impeachment defense, has been chosen White House counsel by President-elect Barack Obama, according to Democratic officials.
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
Say Goodbye to BlackBerry?  Yes He Can, Maybe  —  WASHINGTON — Sorry, Mr. President.  Please surrender your BlackBerry.  —  Those are seven words President-elect Barack Obama is dreading but expecting to hear, friends and advisers say, when he takes office in 65 days.
Michael Calderone / The Politico:
Right-leaning media brace for shutout  —  Since the Weekly Standard launched in 1995, there's one scenario the conservative magazine hasn't yet faced: Democrats in control of both the White House and Congress.  —  But that's what lies ahead in just two months, leaving staffers …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Mark Sanford / Wall Street Journal:
Don't Bail Out My State  —  South Carolina's governor says more debt isn't the answer.  —  I find myself in a lonely position.  While many states and local governments are lining up for a bailout from Congress, I went to Washington recently to oppose such bailouts.  I may be the only governor to do so.
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy
Times of London:
Barack Obama links Israel peace plan to 1967 borders deal  —  Uzi Mahnaimi in Tel Aviv and Sarah Baxter  —  Barack Obama is to pursue an ambitious peace plan in the Middle East involving the recognition of Israel by the Arab world in exchange for its withdrawal to pre-1967 borders …
Jesse A. Hamilton / Hartford Courant:
Secret Ballot To Decide Lieberman's Fate  —  WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats will decide by secret ballot Tuesday whether to take away Sen. Joe Lieberman's chairmanship of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee — a post from which he oversees U.S. security issues …
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
5 Myths About an Election of Mythic Proportions  —  The 2008 presidential election ended less than two weeks ago, but the mythmaking machine has already begun to churn.  President-elect Barack Obama transformed the face of the electorate!  The Republican Party will be a miserable minority in Congress for the next century!
Newsweek:
Obama's Lincoln  —  During the campaign, he pledged to be a unifying leader.  Good thing for Obama there are other presidents whose experiences he can draw on, including one, in particular, from his home state.  —  From the magazine issue dated Nov 24, 2008  —  It is the season to compare Barack Obama to Abraham Lincoln.
Discussion: BAGnewsNotes
Eric Torbenson / New York Post:
WHY WE SHOULDN'T BAIL OUT THE BIG THREE AUTOMAKERS  —  That beeping sound you hear this week is the semi-truck being backed up to the Federal Treasury in Washington.  After being filled with taxpayer billions, it's on its way to Detroit.  —  A heaping bailout for the Big Three automakers …
Discussion: Dr. Melissa Clouthier
 
 
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President-Elect Barack Obama / Chicago Sun Times:
Obama's letter to the people of Illinois
Discussion: The Caucus, TIME.com and Gothamist
Alistair Barr / MarketWatch:
Insurers in last-minute bid for Treasury money
Los Angeles Times:
More than 20,000 flee flames in O.C. Fire destroys or damages …
Discussion: American Power
Claire Cain Miller / Bits:
Gay-Rights Activists Use Web to Organize Global Rally
Discussion: Think Progress
Charles Hutzler / Associated Press:
Deaths uncounted in China's tainted milk scandal
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Bloomberg:
Rangel Plans Push to Cut Top Corporate Tax Rate to 28 Percent
Discussion: Dean's World and Power Line
George W. Bush / Wall Street Journal:
The Surest Path Back to Prosperity
Discussion: Buck Naked Politics and EconLog
Amanda Terkel / Think Progress:
Greta Gushes That Palin ‘Stole The Show This Week’ At The RGA Conference
Bob Geiger:
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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Suppose Senator Clinton Got a Cabinet Post ...
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