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8:50 PM ET, October 11, 2009

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Katharine Q. Seelye / Prescriptions:
Democrats Heed Dole's Objection and Kill TV Ad  —  At the request of former Senator Bob Dole, Democrats are scrapping plans to broadcast a new commercial that touted Republicans like Mr. Dole speaking in support of overhauling the health-care system.  —  Mr. Dole lodged a complaint …
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Political Punch:
At Dole's Request, White House Tells DNC to Pull Health Care Reform Ad
Discussion: TPM LiveWire, ABCNEWS and Hot Air
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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 …
Discussion: Swampland, Gateway Pundit and Raw Story
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
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 …
John / Power Line:
An Inconvenient Journalist  —  Al Gore notoriously refuses to debate the scientific merits of his book and movie about global warming, both titled An Inconvenient Truth.  At a conference of environmental journalists, however, he briefly deigned to answer questions.
Discussion: TigerHawk
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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
Daniel Libit / The Politico:
Think Progress makes its mark  —  Can a liberal blog launched in the midst of the Bush era - a blog that once obsessed over Alberto Gonzales, Donald Rumsfeld, Karl Rove and the outing of Valerie Plame - still make its mark in the age of Obama?  —  In the case of Think Progress, the answer so far is yes.
Discussion: Think Progress
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 …
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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Gay Rights Marchers Press Cause in Washington  —  WASHINGTON - Impatient and discouraged by what they see as a certain detachment by President Obama on their issues, gay rights supporters took to the streets of the capital on Sunday in the largest demonstration for gay rights here in nearly a decade.
Discussion: TalkLeft and The Stranger …
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.
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 …
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Katherine Skiba / Los Angeles Times:
Gays, lesbians march on Washington, calling for full equality  —  Thousands take part in the National Equality March, one day after President Obama pledges to end the military's 'don't ask, don't tell' policy and repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.  —  Reporting from Washington …
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Yves Smith / naked capitalism:
“Capitalism: A Love Story”  —  I have a weakness for seeing movies in theaters; the home variety, even with the super large screens, is just not the same.  And it has been so long since I have seen a movie that all the trailers looked good to me (well, I must confess I like trailers.
Discussion: Seeing the Forest and The Sideshow
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Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
The Peace (Keepers) Prize  —  The Nobel committee did President Obama no favors by prematurely awarding him its peace prize.  As he himself acknowledged, he has not done anything yet on the scale that would normally merit such an award — and it dismays me that the most important prize in the world has been devalued in this way.
Nancy Lofholm / Denver Post:
Parents of “chunky” infant weigh in on health insurance reform  —  Frustrated parents of a big infant who is being denied insurance view the system as “absurd.”  —  GRAND JUNCTION — Alex Lange is a chubby, dimpled, healthy and happy 4-month-old.  —  But in the cold, calculating numbered charts of insurance companies, he is fat.
 
 
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