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5:55 PM ET, October 11, 2009

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Martina Stewart / CNN:
McCain weighs in on Palin in 2012  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) - Former Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain is openly admitting that there were tensions between his former campaign manager Steve Schmidt and those close to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, McCain's one-time White House running mate.
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Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
McCain Admits to Tensions Over Palin
Discussion: Washington Post
CNN:
McCain warns against ‘historic’ error in Afghanistan
Discussion: Dean's World
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
HOW IT'S DUNN.... Time's Michael Scherer had a piece this week about the White House's media strategy, and the realization in the West Wing that much of the political discourse has gone mad.  —  Different staffers came to the realization at different time.  For Roberts Gibbs …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Much Worse Than I Expected  —  All I can say is: the president gave a speech he could have given at any point in the last three years.  No one in that room could disagree with any of the things he said.  I sure don't (with the exception of the hate crimes hooey).  And he said it well and movingly.
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Joe Sudbay / AMERICAblog Gay:
Obama's big gay speech: Heard it all before.
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Obama Pledges Again to End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Katherine Skiba / Los Angeles Times:
Obama renews pledge to gays to end 'don't ask, don't tell'
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Live-Blogging The HRC Dinner
Jeremy Clarkson / Times of London:
Daughter saves mother, 80, left by doctors to starve  —  AN 80-year-old grandmother who doctors identified as terminally ill and left to starve to death has recovered after her outraged daughter intervened.  —  Hazel Fenton, from East Sussex, is alive nine months after medics ruled …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
IF IT'S SUNDAY, IT'S PRESIDENT MCCAIN.... A couple of days ago, Atrios tweeted, “Huzzah!  President John McCain will be on my teevee on Sunday.”  I hoped he was kidding.  He wasn't.  —  On today's episode of CNN's “State of the Union,” viewers can tune in to find yet another Sunday interview …
Discussion: SWJ Blog
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Frank Rich / New York Times:
Two Wrongs Make Another Fiasco  —  THOSE of us who love F. Scott Fitzgerald must acknowledge that he did get one big thing wrong.  There are second acts in American lives.  (Just ask Marion Barry, or William Shatner.)  The real question is whether everyone deserves a second act.
Benjamin Spillman / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
U.S. SENATE SEAT: Two could beat Reid, poll finds  —  Lowden, Tarkanian tied atop GOP challengers  —  Nevadans say they're ready to replace longtime Democratic incumbent Sen. Harry Reid with an untested Republican.  —  Which Republican?  Undecided.  —  But of their top two picks …
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Jeff E. Schapiro / News & Advance:
Mason-Dixon poll: McDonnell up by 8 points over Deeds
Discussion: Politics Daily
Mark Leibovich / New York Times:
Another Fine Mess: Comics Whack Obama  —  WASHINGTON — Is President Obama in trouble with his late-night comedy base?  —  It's likely he hasn't noticed or doesn't care.  He is, after all, in the midst of his oft-invoked “full plate” of supposedly “defining moments” in his presidency …
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Chris Mortensen / ESPN:
Smith sends e-mail detailing opposition  —  NFL Players executive director DeMaurice Smith on Saturday made a move to solidify the union against a bid by conservative talk show radio host Rush Limbaugh as part of a group that aims to purchase the St. Louis Rams.
Ann Gerhart / Washington Post:
In Today's Viral World, Who Keeps a Civil Tongue?  —  Late last month, Charisse Carney-Nunes fired up the computer at her home in Northeast Washington to check her e-mail.  Her brain already was on morning drive time: breakfast for the kids, her day's work at a government agency.
Washington Examiner:
The truth about the Baucus bill - Part 1  —  Obamacare advocates in the White House, Congress and the newsroom of the New York Times were elated this week when a Congressional Budget Office statement said the health care reform bill by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont. …
George Stephanopoulos / George's Bottom Line:
Feinstein: Obama Should Approve McChrystal's Recommendations  —  Senator Dianne Feinstein told me this morning that President Obama must approve General McChrystal's recommendations for an additional 40,000 troops on the ground in Afghanistan.  —  “I don't know how you put somebody in …
Christina Lamb / Times of London:
Barack Obama ready to pay Afghan fighters to ditch the Taliban  —  The Obama administration is considering outbidding the Taliban to persuade Afghan villagers to lay down arms as it struggles to find a new approach to a war that is fast losing public and congressional support.
Discussion: At-Largely and Balloon Juice
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Richard N. Haass / Washington Post:
In the Afghan War, Aim for the Middle
Discussion: PoliBlog and Weekly Standard
 
 
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