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5:25 AM ET, January 27, 2009

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Washington Post:
Obama Voices Hope for Mideast Peace in Talk With Al-Arabiya TV  —  President Obama expressed optimism yesterday about the prospect of peace between Israel and the Palestinians, but he said a peace accord will take time and require new thinking about the problems of the Middle East as a whole.
Adam Hutton / CBS News:
Obama's Interview On Arab Television  —  President Obama reached out to the Muslim world Monday in an exclusive interview on Arab television channel Al Arabiya.  —  “In all my travels throughout the Muslim world, what I've come to understand is that regardless of your faith …
Discussion: Riehl World View
Yitzhak Benhorin / Ynetnews:
Carter: Hamas can be trusted
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Richard Pérez-Peña / New York Times:
William Kristol's Column in the Times Ends  —  William Kristol, the conservative columnist, and The New York Times have quietly ended their relationship after little more than a year, the newspaper said on Monday.  —  A single sentence printed below Mr. Kristol's weekly column …
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Andrew Breitbart / Big Hollywood:
Iraq War Showdown: Bill Kristol Agrees to Debate Matt Damon …
Douglas Elmendorf / Director's Blog:
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009  —  CBO has released a cost estimate for H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which was introduced today in the House of Representatives.  A link to the full cost estimate can be found here.
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Associated Press:
Officials: Family planning money may be dropped  —  Featured Topics: - Barack Obama - Presidential Transition  —  WASHINGTON - House Democrats are likely to jettison family planning funds for the low-income from an $825 billion economic stimulus bill, officials said late Monday …
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Joelle Tessler / Associated Press:
Senate OKs 4-Month Delay to Digital TV Changeover  —  Senate votes to delay digital transition by 4 months to June 12  —  The Senate on Monday voted unanimously to postpone the upcoming transition from analog to digital television broadcasting by four months to June 12 …
Discussion: The Agonist
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Reuters:
Senate passes bill to delay digital TV switch
Discussion: Oliver Willis
Kim Hart / Washington Post:
Senate Passes Bill to Delay Transition to Digital Television
Susan Crabtree / The Hill:
Conyers subpoenas Rove  —  House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) subpoenaed former White House senior adviser Karl Rove, a sign that Democrats are not letting go of investigations the Bush administration stonewalled.  —  The subpoena requires Rove to testify regarding …
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Evan Perez / Wall Street Journal:
Democrats Subpoena Rove
Discussion: Truthdig
Associated Press:
House Judiciary chair subpoenas Karl Rove
Discussion: The BRAD BLOG
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Prosecuting torture: ‘Hard to believe’  —  Eric Holder, President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, made plenty of people uncomfortable when he asserted, flatly, in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, that water-boarding is torture.
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John H. Cochrane / University of Chicago GSB …:
Fiscal Stimulus, Fiscal Inflation, or Fiscal Fallacies?  —  “Fiscal stimulus” is the proposition that by borrowing money and spending it, the government can raise the overall state of the economy, raising output and lowering unemployment.  Can it work?  Do the arguments for it make any sense?
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Menzie Chinn / Econbrowser:   Five Reasons Why Fiscal Policy Might Be Completely Ineffective …
Jackie Calmes / New York Times:
Senate Confirms Geithner for Treasury Post  —  WASHINGTON — Timothy F. Geithner was sworn in as secretary of the Treasury on Monday evening, confirmed by a Senate majority that concluded that his experience in government and finance outweighed concerns about recent disclosures of some $34,000 in past tax delinquencies.
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Owen Thomas / Gawker:
Cheney's Veil Lifted on Vice President's Residence  —  Hope and change has come to Google Maps.  The official residence of the vice president, obscured until Dick Cheney's last days in office and residence, now shines in satellite sunlight.  —  A reader tipped us off that Google Maps …
Michelle Malkin:
The B.O. Republicans who voted for Geithner — and video of Inhofe's statement  —  Here is the roll call vote on the Geithner nomination:  —  And here are the 10 B.O. (Barack Obama/Bend Over) Republicans who sided with Obama and the Dems:  —  Corker (R-TN)  —  Cornyn (R-TX)  —  Crapo (R-ID)
Drudge Report:
GORE HEARING ON WARMING MAY BE PUT ON ICE  —  Al Gore is scheduled before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday morning to once again testify on the ‘urgent need’ to combat global warming.  —  But Mother Nature seems ready to freeze the proceedings.
Elizabeth Benjamin / NY Daily News:
Hired PR gun doomed Caroline, insiders say  —  Gov. Paterson's decision to go nuclear on Caroline Kennedy was a hatchet job run by a pricey out-of-state consultant who specializes in political scandals, disgruntled administration sources said.  —  Judy Smith, a Washington-based PR guru …
Marc Lynch:
How badly did Gaza poison the well?  —  The Israeli attack on Gaza during the last weeks of the Bush administration looks more than ever like Bush's “last gift” to Israel and to the region — carried out during the transition, with no American attempt to intervene, ending immediately before Obama's inauguration.
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and Lean Left
The Huffington Post:
Woodward Suggests Future Scandal For Obama White House  —  Appearing on the Chris Matthews Show Sunday, Bob Woodward offered a rather cryptic prediction of scandal that will plague the Obama White House.  —  “This may be tantalizing but vague,” said the Washington Post scribe.
Irwin M. Stelzer / Weekly Standard:
More to It Than Meets the Eye  —  The hidden coherence of Obama's recovery plan.  —  It grieves me to say so, but President Obama's conservative critics just don't get it.  The new president has put forward a plan for economic recovery that is more coherent than they are willing to admit.
Discussion: Swampland and Macsmind
 
 
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