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10:30 AM ET, March 16, 2009

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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
A Continent Adrift  —  I'm concerned about Europe.  Actually, I'm concerned about the whole world — there are no safe havens from the global economic storm.  But the situation in Europe worries me even more than the situation in America.  —  Just to be clear, I'm not about to rehash …
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Bracing for a Bailout Backlash  —  WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is increasingly concerned about a populist backlash against banks and Wall Street, worried that anger at financial institutions could also end up being directed at Congress and the White House and could complicate President Obama's agenda.
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Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
FIRST THOUGHTS: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE  —  From Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, and Domenico Montanaro  —  *** Rage against the machine: Anger at Wall Street and at America's financial institutions has been simmering for a while now — the numerous bailouts, Bernie Madoff, and Jon Stewart vs. CNBC have been just a few examples.
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
To Urge Passage of Budget, Obama E-Mails His Campaign Army  —  President Obama will kick off an all-out grass-roots effort today urging Congress to pass his $3.55 trillion budget, activating the extensive campaign apparatus he built during his successful 2008 candidacy for the first time since taking office.
Discussion: TPMDC, The Fix, TIME.com and Booman Tribune
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FOXBusiness.com:
READ: Letter From AIG's Liddy to Treasury Secretary Geithner … - HOME - VIDEO - MARKETS - PERSONAL FINANCE - MY MONEY - OUR TEAM - RSS FEEDS - MOBILE - CONTACT US - ABOUT US - FAQS  —  Personal Finance - Investing - Financial News - Business News - Stock Market Quotes & News - Small Business
Discussion: Washington Monthly
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Gary Langer / ABCNEWS:
Dramatic Advances Sweep Iraq, Boosting Support for Democracy  —  ABC News/BBC/NHK National Survey of Iraq  —  Dramatic advances in public attitudes are sweeping Iraq, with declining violence, rising economic well-being and improved services lifting optimism, fueling confidence in public institutions …
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BBC:
Iraqis ‘more upbeat about future’
Discussion: The Politico and TIME.com
David Lightman / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Greatest threat to Obama spending plan?  Moderate Dems  —  WASHINGTON — Government spending on most domestic programs is growing at its fastest pace in nearly 30 years, and a lot of worried Democrats are seeking ways to rewrite and reduce the size of President Barack Obama's budget proposals.
Discussion: George's Bottom Line
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John Harwood / New York Times:
Alternate Route: Bypassing the G.O.P.
Discussion: The RBC and The Politico
Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Health care hinges on Senate insiders
Discussion: Time and TIME.com
Damian Paletta / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. to Toughen Finance Rules  —  The Obama administration, moving with increasing speed, has inked the main contours of its plan to revamp financial-market oversight — changes that will ripple through the economy, affecting everything from the operations of international banks to consumer protection.
Discussion: TIME.com and DealBook
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David K. Li / New York Post:
RON SILVER DEAD  —  SUCCUMBS TO CANCER AT AGE 62  —  Actor and longtime political activist Ron Silver died Sunday morning, succumbing to a long battle with cancer, friends of the liberal Democrat-turned-GOP stalwart told The Post.  —  “Ron Silver died peacefully in his sleep with his family around …
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Dominic Lawson / Times of London:
My imam father came after me with an axe  —  Hannah Shah had been raped by her father and faced a forced marriage.  She fled, became a Christian and now fears for her life  —  We are all too familiar with the persecution of Christians in countries such as Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Poll: Unemployment is Americans' top economic concern  —  CNN Deputy Political Director  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — A new national poll indicates that worries about unemployment have tripled over the past year.  —  Thirty-six percent of people questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey …
Washington Post:
Red Cross Described ‘Torture’ at CIA Jails  —  Secret Report Implies That U.S. Violated International Law  —  The International Committee of the Red Cross concluded in a secret report that the Bush administration's treatment of al-Qaeda captives “constituted torture,” a finding that strongly implied …
Richard Kerbaj / Times of London:
Thousands of girls mutilated in Britain  —  The NHS is offering to reverse female circumcision amid concerns that there are 500 victims a year with no prosecutions  —  The NHS is to advertise free operations to reverse female circumcisions, with experts warning that each year more than 500 British girls have their genitals mutilated.
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Billy Wharton / Washington Post:
Obama's No Socialist.  I Should Know.  —  It took a massive global financial crisis, a failed military adventure and a popular repudiation of the Republican Party to make my national television debut possible.  After 15 years of socialist political organizing — everything from licking envelopes …
Discussion: Political Machine
Nicholas Graham / The Huffington Post:
Tucker Carlson Rips Jon Stewart Repeatedly (VIDEO)  —  Tucker Carlson repeatedly blasted Jon Stewart for his grilling of Jim Cramer on “The Daily Show” last Thursday.  Carlson, appearing on CNN's “Reliable Sources,” called Stewart a “partisan hack,” just an operative for the Democratic party …
Aaron Blake / The Hill:
Ruling may not be enough to fill Minn. Senate seat  —  A three-judge panel has the result of the Minnesota Senate race in its hands, at least for the time being.  But that doesn't mean Minnesota will have a senator anytime soon.  —  Lawyers for Democrat Al Franken and Republican Norm Coleman delivered …
Roger Cohen / New York Times:
Iran, Jews and Pragmatism  —  The Persian New Year, or Norouz, is celebrated this month, often with great extravagance.  Among its traditions is jumping over a bonfire while declaiming: “Take away my yellow complexion and give me your red glow of health.”  —  One way of looking …
Scott Wilson / Washington Post:
Cheney, Bush Strongly Disagreed on Libby  —  Former vice president Richard B. Cheney said yesterday that he strongly disagreed with President Bush's decision not to pardon I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, saying his former chief of staff had been left “hanging in the wind.”
Discussion: Truthdig and New York Times
 
 
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Eli Kintisch / ScienceInsider:
DARPA to Explore Geoengineering
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Ken Dilanian / USA Today:
Reports question U.S. shield of Europe
Tim Arango / New York Times:
Back on TV, and Back in the Black  —  Three years ago …
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