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9:30 AM ET, December 10, 2008

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Chicago Tribune:
Barack Obama plans to reach out to Muslim world  —  In exclusive interview, he says he plans to be sworn in like every other president, using his full name: Barack Hussein Obama  —  Barack Obama says his heart will remain in Chicago, even as he moves to Washington.  (Alex Garcia / Tribune / December 9, 2008)
Huma Khan / Political Punch:
Questions Arise About the Obama/Blagojevich Relationship  —  “Obviously like the rest of the people of Illinois I am saddened and sobered by the news that came out of the US attorney's office today,” said President-elect Obama this afternoon in Chicago, speaking of the criminal complaint …
Susan Saulny / New York Times:
A Portrait of a Politician: Vengeful and Profane  —  CHICAGO — Little in Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich's background prepared the people of Illinois for the man who was revealed in the criminal complaint that dropped like a bombshell here on Tuesday.  Delusional, narcissistic, vengeful and profane …
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy and marbury
The Politico:
In scandal, risks for Obama  —  At first blush, Barack Obama comes out of the Rod Blagojevich scandal smelling like a rose.  The prosecutor at a news conference seemed to give the president-elect a seal of approval, and the Illinois governor himself was caught on tape complaining that Obama was not interested in crooked schemes.
Greg Hinz / Chicago Business:
Illinois' top lawmakers to strip Blago of senate pick power  —  (Crain's) — The state's top two legislative leaders Tuesday said they will move fast to seize control of the process of selecting a replacement for Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate, taking that power away from Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Criminal Complaint Alleges That Gov. Blagojevich Threatened …
Discussion: Outside The Beltway
Chris Frates / The Politico:
Blago has been scheming for years
Discussion: Power Line
Scott Shane / New York Times:   Fond Ties Have Grown Between Chicago and Its Corruption Fighter
David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times:
In the old days, buying a Senate seat was not unusual
Discussion: The Swamp
Will Bunch / Philly.com:   Obama's support of ethics reform is good news for the GOP...
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Aide: Ax ‘misspoke’
Joe Weisenthal / Silicon Alley Insider:
Alleged: Blago Hoped To Shake Down Warren Buffett!
Discussion: DealBook
Andy Barr / The Politico:
Joe the Plumber: McCain ‘appalled me’  —  Joe Wurzelbacher lashed out at former GOP presidential nominee John McCain Tuesday, the man who made Wurzelbacher famous as “Joe the Plumber.”  —  Wurzelbacher told conservative radio host Glenn Beck that he felt “dirty” after “being on the campaign trail …
Dave Orrick / TwinCities.com:
FBI reviewing allegations involving Norm Coleman ally, source says  —  Source: Inquiry involves alleged attempt to steer money toward senator  —  Federal investigators are looking into allegations that a longtime friend and benefactor tried to steer money to U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, the Pioneer Press has learned.
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
$73 an Hour: Adding It Up  —  Seventy-three dollars an hour.  —  That figure — repeated on television and in newspapers as the average pay of a Big Three autoworker — has become a big symbol in the fight over what should happen to Detroit.  To critics, it is a neat encapsulation …
Dee Dee Myers / Vanity Fair:
Favreau's Sexist Photo Is No Laughing Matter  —  Oh, what to do.  An incredibly talented young aide, to an impossibly idealistic new president, gets caught doing something indefensibly stupid and undeniably sexist.  Everyone is uncomfortable.  But should anyone be held accountable?  Apparently not.
Joseph E. Stiglitz / Vanity Fair:
Capitalist Fools  —  Behind the debate over remaking U.S. financial policy will be a debate over who's to blame.  It's crucial to get the history right, writes a Nobel-laureate economist, identifying five key mistakes—under Reagan, Clinton, and Bush II—and one national delusion.
James Richardson / The Skepticians:
BREAKING: Duncan Enters the Fray  —  The recent Republican victories in GA and MS gave pause to Mike Duncan, current Republican National Committee Chairman, who, until today, was unsure if he would seek a second term.  According to individuals with close ties to Duncan …
Joel Sherman / New York Post:
CC SABATHIA PICKS YANKEES  —  LAS VEGAS - CC Sabathia is not going to play on the West Coast.  He is not going to play in the National League.  CC Sabathia is going to be a Yankee, The Post has learned exclusively.  —  After three straight days of face-to-face meetings between GM Brian Cashman …
 
 
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James Hamilton / Econbrowser:
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Richard Norton-Taylor / Guardian:
Out by June: UK plans Iraq withdrawal
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John Bresnahan / The Politico:
Ethics committee expands Rangel probe
Discussion: TIME.com and Betsy's Page
Jane Macartney / Times of London:
Leading Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, arrested over freedom charter
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