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11:05 AM ET, September 29, 2009

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David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Abortion Fight Complicates Debate on Health Care  —  WASHINGTON — As if it were not complicated enough, the debate over health care in Congress is becoming a battlefield in the fight over abortion.  —  Abortion opponents in both the House and the Senate are seeking to block the millions …
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The Politico:
Public option may have new life  —  The public option limped out of August, battered and left to die in the Senate.  —  But its supporters are working hard this week to bring it back, against the odds, with a series of high-profile votes in the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.
Jeffrey Young / The Hill:
How Finance swing votes break down  —  With 13 Democrats and 10 Republicans, the math is on Baucus's side.  But getting a majority of panel members to back his bill is no easy task — especially with some Democrats complaining about various provisions of the bill he spent months crafting.
Discussion: TalkLeft and The Politico
Chris Harris / Media Matters Action Network:
More Americans Believe In UFOs Than Oppose A Public Option
Discussion: The Politico and NOW! Blog
Ed Hornick / CNN:
Senate Democrats plan to force vote on public option
Discussion: Wonk Room
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:   Schumer reshapes odds for public plan
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
W.H. vies to shape the Senate
Discussion: The Caucus, The Hill and MyDD
John Nolte / Big Hollywood:
Hollywood Unites to Defend Polanski  —  Pleading guilty to unlawful sex with an underage girl — the drugging, raping and sodomizing of a 13 year-old — isn't stopping Hollywood from ginning up an indignation campaign over the possibility of fugitive director Roman Polanski being held accountable for his crimes.
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David Gibson / Politics Daily:
Roman Polanski: What if He Were ‘Father Polanski’?
Jess Bravin / Wall Street Journal:
Supreme Court's New Season  —  Justices Face an Unusually Diverse Caseload; Some Legal Observers Expect the Conservative Bloc to Overrule Past Opinions  —  Questions before the Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, include corporate political spending, dog-fighting videos …
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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
High Court to Consider Church-State Implications of Mojave Cross
Discussion: Sweetness & Light
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
The Case of the Plummeting Supreme Court Docket
Discussion: SCOTUSblog and ACS Blog
Benjamin Wittes / Washington Post:   Obama Retreats on Creating a Better System for Detaining Suspected Terrorists
Telegraph:
Andy Williams accuses Barack Obama of following Marxist theory  —  Andy Williams, the veteran pop singer, has accused Barack Obama of “following Marxist theory” and “wanting the country to fail”.  —  Williams, a lifelong Republican whose hits include Moon River and Music To Watch Girls By …
Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
Palin finishes memoir, ‘Going Rogue,’ out Nov. 17  —  NEW YORK — Sarah Palin (PAY'-lin) has finished her memoir just four months after the book deal was announced.  Her publisher says the release date has been moved up from the spring to Nov. 17.  —  Harper publisher Jonathan Burnham …
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Mark Steyn / The Corner on National Review Online:
What They're Telling Us — By: Mark Steyn  —  This piece by Lloyd Marcus, a black conservative, is called “Stop Allowing the Left to Set The Rules,” and deals with the alleged racism of the anti-Obama opposition.  As Mr. Marcus notes: … True.  Nobody minds liberal commentators expressing …
Richard Cohen / Washington Post:
Time for Obama to Act Like a President  —  Sooner or later it is going to occur to Barack Obama that he is the president of the United States.  As of yet, though, he does not act that way, appearing promiscuously on television and granting interviews like the presidential candidate he no longer is.
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Steven Erlanger / New York Times:
In Bad Times for Capitalism, Socialists in Europe Suffer  —  PARIS — A specter is haunting Europe — the specter of Socialism's slow collapse.  —  Even in the midst of one of the greatest challenges to capitalism in 75 years, involving a breakdown of the financial system due to …
Washington Post:
Start making your case.  —  Use the entry form to send us a short opinion essay (400 words or less) pegged to a topic in the news and an additional paragraph (100 words or less) on yourself and why you should win.  Entries will be judged on the basis of style, intelligence and freshness of argument …
Wall Street Journal:
French Atomic Pique  —  Sarkozy unloads on Obama's ‘virtual’ disarmament reality.  —  Printer  —  Friendly  —  President Obama wants a unified front against Iran, and to that end he stood together with Nicolas Sarkozy and Gordon Brown in Pittsburgh on Friday morning to reveal the news …
Stanley Kurtz / The Corner on National Review Online:
Patrick Gaspard, ACORN, and Obama — By: Stanley Kurtz  —  With the revelation that White House Director of Political Affairs, Patrick Gaspard, has close ties to Bertha Lewis and to ACORN, Matthew Vadum and Erick Erickson appear to be onto something significant.
Jim McElhatton / Washington Times:
EXCLUSIVE: Porn surfing rampant at U.S. science foundation  —  Number of cases overwhelms watchdog, costs taxpayers  —  Employee misconduct investigations, often involving workers accessing pornography from their government computers, grew sixfold last year inside the taxpayer-funded foundation …
Lee Fang / Think Progress:
Right-Wing Conference Tells Activists To Get Their Guns Ready For ‘Bloody Battle’ With Obama The Nazi  —  At the How To Take Back America Conference last weekend, conservative speaker Kitty Werthmann led a workshop called “How to recognize living under Nazis & Communists.”
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Philip K. Howard / Wall Street Journal:
Why Medical Malpractice Is Off Limits  —  A few thousand trial lawyers have a lock on Democrats, who refuse to consider any legal reform.  —  Printer  —  Friendly  —  Eliminating defensive medicine could save upwards of $200 billion in health-care costs annually, according to estimates …
Discussion: YID With LID and Betsy's Page
Guardian:
Sex abuse rife in other religions, says Vatican  —  The Vatican has lashed out at criticism over its handling of its paedophilia crisis by saying the Catholic church was “busy cleaning its own house” and that the problems with clerical sex abuse in other churches were as big, if not bigger.
Agence France Presse:
Empire State Building turns red-yellow for China's 60th  —  NEW YORK — New York's iconic Empire State Building will light up red and yellow Wednesday in honor of the 60th anniversary of communist China.  —  The Chinese consul, Peng Keyu, and other officials will take part in the lighting ceremony …
 
 
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Pamela Constable / Washington Post:
U.S. Says Taliban Has A New Haven in Pakistan
Discussion: The AfPak Channel and The Page