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11:25 AM ET, January 23, 2009

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New York Times:
Paterson Picks Gillibrand for Senate Seat  —  ALBANY — Gov. David A. Paterson has selected Representative Kirsten Gillibrand, a 42-year-old congresswoman from upstate who is known for bold political moves and centrist policy positions, to fill the United States Senate seat vacated by Hillary Rodham Clinton …
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Fredric U. Dicker / New York Post:
DAVE PICKS GILLIBRAND AS LIBERAL DEMS HOWL  —  ALBANY - Gov. Paterson, defying the liberal wing of his Democratic Party, has chosen little-known, NRA-backed, upstate Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as New York's junior senator, it was learned last night.
Anne E. Kornblut / Washington Post:
Does a Glass Ceiling Persist in Politics?  —  Kennedy's Withdrawal Illustrates a Double Standard, Some Say  —  With her abrupt exit this week from consideration for the Senate, Caroline Kennedy added her name to a growing list: women who have sought the nation's highest offices only to face insurmountable hurdles.
Paul Volpe / The Fix:   Paterson to Name Gillibrand to Senate
Andrea Tantaros / Fox News:
Paterson to Name Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand to Clinton's Former U.S. Senate Seat
Dana Goldstein / American Prospect:
ON GILLIBRAND.  —  New York Gov. David Paterson is reportedly …
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Feministing
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Gillibrand  —  David Paterson's choice of Kristin Gillibrand is …
Discussion: New York Post
Robert F. Worth / New York Times:
Freed by U.S., Saudi Becomes a Qaeda Chief  —  BEIRUT, Lebanon — The emergence of a former Guantánamo Bay detainee as the deputy leader of Al Qaeda's Yemeni branch has underscored the potential complications in carrying out the executive order President Obama signed Thursday that the detention center be shut down within a year.
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The Politico:
Obama flashes irritation in press room  —  President Obama made a surprise visit to the White House press corps Thursday night, but got agitated when he was faced with a substantive question.  —  Asked how he could reconcile a strict ban on lobbyists in his administration …
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Michael Calderone / The Politico:
Media frustration spills into briefing  —  A growing media frustration with Barack Obama's team spilled into the open at Thursday's briefing, with reporters accusing the White House of stifling access to his oath re-do and giving Obama's first interview as president to a multi-million dollar inauguration sponsor.
Nia-Malika Henderson / The Politico:
Obama attracts diverse press corps
Discussion: Think Progress
David Bauder / Associated Press:
News organizations concerned about access issues at the Obama White House
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Forbes:
The 25 Most Influential Liberals In The U.S. Media  —  Edited by Tunku Varadarajan, Elisabeth Eaves and Hana R. Alberts, 01.22.09, 04:02 PM EST  —  Listen for their voices during the Obama era.  —  Barack Obama's inauguration was the formal point at which the reigning ideology in Washington changed from “conservative” to “liberal.”
Associated Press:
Officials: Obama to reverse abortion policy  —  Featured Topics: - Barack Obama - Presidential Transition  —  WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order ending the ban on federal funds for international groups that promote or perform abortions, officials told The Associated Press on Friday.
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Dana Priest / Washington Post:
Bush's ‘War’ On Terror Comes to a Sudden End  —  President Obama yesterday eliminated the most controversial tools employed by his predecessor against terrorism suspects.  With the stroke of his pen, he effectively declared an end to the “war on terror,” as President George W. Bush had defined it …
Shailagh Murray / Washington Post:
Fair-Wage Bill Clears The Senate  —  High Court Decision Would Be Overturned  —  A wage-discrimination bill that narrowly failed less than a year ago moved closer to becoming law last night, when the Senate passed the legislation and sent it back to the House for final consideration.
Discussion: ACSBlog
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J. Taylor Rushing / The Hill:
Senate easily passes pay equity bill
Discussion: Right Wing News
Jim Abrams / Associated Press:
Senate passes wage discrimination bill
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Stimulus Plan Meets More GOP Resistance  —  Obama to Reiterate Appeal for Bipartisanship  —  Just days after taking office vowing to end the political era of “petty grievances,” President Obama ran into mounting GOP opposition yesterday to an economic stimulus plan that he had hoped would receive broad bipartisan support.
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Fox News:
'This Isn't Milli Vanilli': Obama Inauguration Music Was Pre-Recorded
Discussion: Stop The ACLU
Michael Tarm / Associated Press:
Ill. gov tells AP that strain is like Pearl Harbor  —  CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' embattled but defiant governor turned to the history books to describe the emotional strain on him and his family, comparing his arrest last month to Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.
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Fox News:   Gov. Blagojevich Compares His Arrest to Attack on Pearl Harbor
City Journal:
Submission in the Netherlands  —  “The Freedom Party (PVV),” read yesterday's press release, “is shocked by the Amsterdam Court of Appeal's decision to prosecute Geert Wilders for his statements and opinions.  Geert Wilders considers this ruling an all-out assault on freedom of speech.”
John Markoff / New York Times:
Worm Infects Millions of Computers Worldwide  —  A new digital plague has hit the Internet, infecting millions of personal and business computers in what seems to be the first step of a multistage attack.  The world's leading computer security experts do not yet know who programmed the infection, or what the next stage will be.
MsUnderestimated:
COULTER VS. COLMES & MCCLELLAN ON DR. PHIL (VIDEO)  —  Today on Dr. Phil, the subject was “President Obama - Hope Vs. Reality.”  Ann Coulter, Alan Colmes, and Scott McClellan were guests.  I was absolutely SHOCKED by the warm reception Ann got from Dr. Phil's audience, especially since they're in California.
 
 
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Telegraph:
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The Independent:
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