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9:15 AM ET, February 23, 2009

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Joseph Gerth / Courier-Journal:
Bunning: Justice Ginsberg likely will be dead in 9 months  —  ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning predicted over the weekend that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would likely be dead from pancreatic cancer within nine months.  —  During a wide-ranging 30-minute speech …
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Brett Hall / Kentucky Politics:
BOMBSHELL: Williams meets with NRSC, eyes run for U.S. Senate
Reid Wilson / The Hill:
Kentucky legislator courted to face Bunning
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Eyes Large Stake in Citi  —  Taxpayers Could Own Up to 40% of Bank's Common Stock, Diluting Value of Shares  —  Citigroup Inc. is in talks with federal officials that could result in the U.S. government substantially expanding its ownership of the struggling bank, according to people familiar with the situation.
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Banking on the Brink  —  Comrade Greenspan wants us to seize the economy's commanding heights.  —  O.K., not exactly.  What Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman — and a staunch defender of free markets — actually said was, “It may be necessary to temporarily nationalize …
Financial Times:
US ‘open’ to equity stake in Citi
MSNBC:
Feb. 22: Jindal, Crist, roundtable  —  Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, Al Hunt, Michele Norris, Becky Quick  —  MR. DAVID GREGORY: Our issues this Sunday: An unprecedented economic crisis grips the nation, and it's the states at a breaking point.
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Joe Klein / Swampland:
Bobby Jindal's Blustery Day
Anne Bayefsky / Forbes:
The Obama Administration Sacrifices Israel  —  The cover-up on Durban II's anti-Semitic agenda.  —  The Obama administration's decision to join the planning of the U.N.'s Durban II “anti-racism” conference has just taken a new twist: cover-up.  On Friday, State Department officials …
Philip Elliott / Associated Press:
Obama to convene fiscal summit at White House  —  Featured Topics: - Barack Obama - Presidential Transition  —  WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is bringing together dozens of advisers and adversaries to discuss how to curb a burgeoning federal deficit laden with Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid obligations.
Discussion: Think Progress and Reuters
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David Jackson / USA Today:
Obama aims to cut deficit in half by 2013
Discussion: MyDD and TIME.com
Manu Raju / The Politico:
How Burris blew it  —  CHICAGO — The crisis now threatening Sen. Roland Burris' political career started with revelations about his entanglements with disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.  —  But it was the way the situation was handled by Burris and his advisers …
Discussion: TIME.com
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
You, Me, and David Gregory  —  I think everyone understands the human phenomenon whereby we mistaken deem our own personal experiences to be more typical than they are.  People who attended selective colleges tend to talk as if they don't realize that the majority of the minority of Americans …
Discussion: Outside The Beltway
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Words Of Alan Keyes  —  Watch this astonishing video.  I've posted about Keyes's remarks before but the full text of what he's saying is truly disturbing.  He calls Obama an “abomination.”  He says that “we have to stop him” or the US will cease to exist.
Discussion: PoliGazette and Political Machine
Andrew Breitbart / Washington Times:
‘And now for something completely different, please’  —  ANALYSIS/OPINION:  —  As CPAC begins in the nation's capital later this week, the conservative movement has much to contemplate as it attempts to reestablish itself as a dominant force in American political life.
Wall Street Journal:
Bankruptcy Funding Solicited for Car Makers  —  Outside advisers to the U.S. Treasury have started lining up the largest bankruptcy loan ever, talking with banks and other lenders about at least $40 billion in financing for General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC, in case the two auto makers need it …
Laurie Goodstein / New York Times:
Milwaukee Archbishop Chosen to Succeed Egan  —  Pope Benedict XVI on Monday named Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, who has led the archdiocese of Milwaukee for the last seven years, to succeed Cardinal Edward M. Egan as the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York.
Will Hide / Times of London:
Iran: the friendliest people in the world  —  Beaming smiles, gel and a joke about lavatory brushes and weapons of mass destruction - Iran overturns all expectations  —  The metal door to the synagogue swung open and a small boy skipped across the courtyard.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Jeanne Cummings / The Politico:
Forget change: GOP eyes retro strategy  —  Republicans are hatching a political comeback by dusting off a strategic playbook written nearly two decades ago.  —  Its themes: Unite against Democrats' economic policy, block and counter health care reform and tar them with spending scandals.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Associated Press:
Condoleezza Rice agrees to a three-book deal  —  Contract will begin with a memoir about her time in the Bush White House  —  Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has agreed to a three-book deal with Crown Publishers, starting with a memoir about her years in the administration of President George W. Bush.
Discussion: Firedoglake
 
 
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Bad Times Visit Our Betters in Europe
Discussion: RedState
David Warren / Real Clear Politics:
Back to Carter  —  Barack Obama was at his best in Ottawa this week …
Discussion: Israel Matzav
Paul Lewis / Guardian:
‘Britain to face summer of rage’
Discussion: QandO and Riehl World View
John / Power Line:
ASTRONOMY PICTURE OF THE DAY  —  Astronomy Picture of the Day …
Discussion: APOD
Walter Alarkon / The Hill:
Palin shuns spotlight to pick up the pieces
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Official: Investigator to lead stimulus oversight
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Rahm Emanuel Suggests He Agrees Stimulus Package Wasn't Big Enough
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Jeff Donn / Associated Press:
Army charity hoards millions, investigation finds
Victoria McGrane / The Politico:
GOP out of touch, says Arnold
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