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3:50 PM ET, November 28, 2008

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Joe Gould / NY Daily News:
Worker dies at Long Island Wal-Mart after being trampled in Black Friday stampede  —  A worker died after being trampled and a woman miscarried when hundreds of shoppers smashed through the doors of a Long Island Wal-Mart Friday morning, witnesses said.  —  The unidentified worker …
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Washington Post:
Characteristics of Plot Suggest Attackers Were Trained Outside India, Analysts Say  —  Analysts Cite Scale, Compared With Previous Onslaughts  —  Counterterrorism officials and experts said the scale, sophistication and targets involved in the Mumbai attacks were markedly different …
Reuters:
U.S. says two Americans dead, more “at risk”
Discussion: Washington Post
Simon Cameron-Moore / Reuters:
Pakistani spies face questions over old jihadi assets
Discussion: At-Largely
Salman Masood / New York Times:
Pakistan's Spy Chief to Visit India
Discussion: Guardian
Michael Calderone / The Politico:
Wolff: Murdoch ‘absolutely despises’ O'Reilly  —  In Michael Wolff's forthcoming biography of Rupert Murdoch, “The Man Who Owns The News,” the author writes that the media mogul has seemed to turn away lately from his cable news network, and isn't fond its top-rated personality, Bill O'Reilly.
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
Thanksgiving Cheer From Obama  —  He's assembled a first-rate economic team.  —  When President-elect Barack Obama's economic transition team met this month, everyone was there — inflation fighters, business leaders, union firebrands and leftist economists — creating confusion about where the new administration was headed.
Emily Friedman / ABCNEWS:
U.S. Casualty Reports Emerge in Mumbai  —  At least 3 Americans, Including Father and Daughter, 13, Are Reported Dead in Attacks  —  At least three Americans — including a father, his 13-year-old daughter and a rabbi from New York — were killed in the chaos of Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Mumbai …
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Washington Post:
Indian Forces Battle Gunmen in Effort to Rescue Hostages
Discussion: Democratic Strategist
Sean Quinn / FiveThirtyEight.com:
Chris Matthews Staffing Up for Probable Senate Run in 2010  —  [EDIT — 8:26 AM.  I am changing the reporting and headline slightly to more cautiously reflect what our sources are telling us.  Matthews, we have strong reason to believe, is hiring staff for a run at the Senate …
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:   MATTHEWS TAKING SENATE RUN SERIOUSLY.... The LA Times reported …
Krittivas Mukherjee / Reuters:
Staff emerge as heroes in Mumbai hotel sieges  —  MUMBAI (Reuters) - Prashant Mangeshikar could be dead, one of more than a hundred victims of militant attacks across Mumbai landmarks, if it had not been for an employee at the Taj Mahal Hotel.  —  Mangeshikar, his wife and daughter …
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E. J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
Obama's Bush Doctrine  —  In electing Barack Obama, the country traded the foreign policy of the second President Bush for the foreign policy of the first President Bush.  —  That is the meaning of Obama's apparent decision to keep Robert Gates on as defense secretary and also to select Hillary Clinton as secretary of state.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Lest We Forget  —  A few months ago I found myself at a meeting of economists and finance officials, discussing — what else? — the crisis.  There was a lot of soul-searching going on.  One senior policy maker asked, “Why didn't we see this coming?”  —  There was, of course …
Lisa Lerer / The Politico:
Who is Christina Romer?  —  When Barack Obama selected Christina Romer to lead his Council of Economic Advisers, the response of many in Washington was “Christina who?”  —  But in economic circles, Romer was an obvious pick.  The University of California at Berkeley professor …
Discussion: Sirotablog, TIME.com and Donklephant
Edwin Chen / Bloomberg:
Citigroup Should Be Held Accountable, Obama Aide Podesta Says  —  A A A  —  Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) — The U.S. government should demand accountability and changes at Citigroup Inc., as well as from automakers, in exchange for any financial assistance, a top transition official for President-elect Barack Obama said.
Rich Leonard / Washington Post:
A Win-Win Bankruptcy Reform  —  I watched a middle-aged widow lose her home recently.  —  Her story was familiar.  She owned her simple brick residence outright until four years ago, when a mortgage broker stopped by and offered her a loan too good to be true.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
 
 
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Stephen S. Roach / New York Times:
Dying of Consumption  —  IT'S game over for the American consumer.
Discussion: Hot Air and TigerHawk
Juliet Eilperin / Washington Post:
EPA, Interior Dept. Chiefs Will Be Busy Erasing Bush's Mark
Discussion: TIME.com and Climate Progress
Steve Chapman / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago defies forgotten 2nd Amendment
Discussion: The State
Ralph Z. Hallow / Washington Times:
Steele meeting resistance in bid for RNC post
Flopping Aces:
Joan of Arc Was a Loser [Reader Post]
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Booman Tribune
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
LIEBERMAN IN CONTEXT.... We talked yesterday about new reports …
Discussion: The Heretik
Kathleen Parker / Washington Post:
Change From the Top  —  Sound the alarms, man the barricades, alert the producers!
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Julian E. Barnes / Los Angeles Times:
Cyber-attack on Defense Department computers raises concerns
Discussion: The Swamp and Wake up America
Charles Krauthammer / Washington Post:
From Market Economy to Political Economy
Jill Zuckman / Los Angeles Times:
Go-getters seek jobs in Obama administration
Discussion: The Caucus, Foolocracy and TIME.com
Juliane von Mittelstaedt / Spiegel Online:
‘The Most Dangerous Woman in the World’
Discussion: The Sideshow
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