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10:00 PM ET, October 22, 2009

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The Note:
Public Option: It's Back  —  ABC News' Jonathan Karl reports:  —  The public option.  The idea was believed to be dead.  Liberals wanted it, but Senate vote counters insisted it simply could not pass the Senate.  The dynamic, however, has changed.  The public option may be back from dead.
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Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Snowe: I Do Not Support Opt Out Compromise, Would Likely Filibuster Public Option Bill  —  In a huddle with reporters moments ago, I asked Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) for her thoughts on a public option compromise that would allow states to opt out of a national government insurance program …
Eric Zimmermann / The Hill:
Landrieu blasts public option  —  Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) echoed Republican criticisms of a public option today, suggesting it would bankrupt the country.  —  Describing the public option as a “government-run, taxpayer subsidized, national insurance plan,” Landrieu said it would likely replicate …
Discussion: AMERICAblog News and TPMDC
The Huffington Post:
Snowe Warns Reid On Public Option
Discussion: TPMDC, Firedoglake and Daily Kos
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Carper: Senate Bill Will Include A National Public Plan With An Opt Out
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Daily Kos
Stephanie Condon / Associated Press:
Liberals Open Fire on Harry Reid
Discussion: Hot Air
Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Nelson: Reid, WH “leaning toward” public option
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Newt.org:
On the NY23 Race, We Have A Practical Choice To Make  —  In the statement and audio clips below, Speaker Gingrich explains his decision to endorse Dede Scozzafava in the NY 23 special election:  —  Through my experience as Speaker of the House and building a Republican majority in 1994 …
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
It's come to this: White House tries to bar Fox News from interviewing pay czar  —  Decide for yourself what the most disgraceful aspect of this is.  Was it the fact that Gibbs told Jake Tapper explicitly on Monday that the White House wouldn't try to dictate to the press pool …
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Directorblue / Doug Ross:
Unprecedented: White House Tries to Ban Fox from Press Pool  —  Today the White House stepped up its attack on Fox News, announcing that the network would no longer be able to conduct interviews with officials as a member of the Press Pool.  The Pool is a five-member group consisting of ABC …
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Behind War Between White House and Fox  —  WASHINGTON — Late last month, the senior White House adviser David Axelrod and Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive of Fox News, met in an empty Midtown Manhattan steakhouse before it opened for the day, neutral ground secured for a secret tête-à-tê te.
Discussion: Hot Air
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John Cole / Balloon Juice:
The Neocon Fainting Couch
Discussion: The Impolitic
The Politico:
Conservatives roar; GOP trembles  —  Many top Republicans are growing worried that the party's chances for reversing its electoral routs of 2006 and 2008 are being wounded by the flamboyant rhetoric and angry tone of conservative activists and media personalities, according to interviews with GOP officials and operatives.
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The Huffington Post:
Franken's Anti-Rape Amendment May Be Stripped By Senior Dem, Sources Say  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  An amendment that would prevent the government from working with contractors who denied victims of assault the right to bring their case to court is in danger of being watered …
Pew Research Center:
Fewer Americans See Solid Evidence of Global Warming  —  Modest Support for “Cap and Trade” Policy  —  There has been a sharp decline over the past year in the percentage of Americans who say there is solid evidence that global temperatures are rising.  And fewer also see global warming …
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:
For immediate release  —  The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday issued a proposal designed to ensure that the incentive compensation policies of banking organizations do not undermine the safety and soundness of their organizations.  —  The proposal includes two supervisory initiatives.
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Hilary Stout / New York Times:
For Some Parents, Shouting Is the New Spanking  —  JACKIE KLEIN is a devoted mother of two little boys in the suburbs of Portland, Ore. She spends hours ferrying them to soccer and Cub Scouts.  She reads child-development books.  She can emulate one of those pitch-perfect calm maternal tones to warn …
David Stout / New York Times:
Senate Approves Broadened Hate-Crime Measure  —  WASHINGTON — The Senate voted on Thursday to extend new federal protections to people who are victimized because of their gender or sexual orientation, bringing the legislation close to reality after years of fierce debate.
Discussion: The Politico and ACS Blog
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CNN:
Senate set to vote on hate crimes bill
Discussion: Cato @ Liberty
Lauren Cox / ABCNEWS:
Low Testosterone = A Vote for McCain?  —  Study Shows Testosterone Levels of McCain Supporters Dropped on Election Night  —  Republican men nationwide may have experienced a drop in testosterone levels the night Barack Obama was elected president, according to the results of a small study …
Discussion: The Reaction
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama continues to lead 2012 contests  —  Almost a year after his election as President, Barack Obama continues to lead his most likely 2012 rivals in hypothetical contests for reelection.  —  Obama leads Mike Huckabee 47-43, Mitt Romney 48-40, Sarah Palin 52-40, and Tim Pawlenty 50-30.
Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
A message for America  —  Pat Condell has a message to America.  —  Transcript of Pat Condell's Video: Wake up, America (hat tip KGS)  —  You remember the cartel of Islamic dictatorships that hijacked the United Nations Human Rights Council don't you?  And then promptly passed a resolution banning the criticism of religion?
Discussion: The Other McCain and Jihad Watch
BBC:
REM call for Guantanamo closure  —  Rock bands including Pearl Jam and REM have joined a coalition of musicians to support the US president's efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay prison.  —  The National Campaign to Close Guantanamo, which also includes former military officers, launched on Tuesday.
 
 
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Emily Kaiser / City Pages:
Bong water is an illegal drug, Minn. Supreme Court rules
Discussion: TalkLeft
Gershom Gorenberg / American Prospect:
The Israeli Left Implodes
Discussion: The Debate Link and RealClearWorld
Susan Crabtree / The Hill:
Two Democrats buck Rep. Towns, call for Countrywide VIP mortgage probe
Discussion: The Politico
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Arguments Against Gay Marriage Literally Stop Making Sense
Nokia:
Nokia sues Apple in Delaware District Court for infringement …
Discussion: The Huffington Post and Engadget
Tom Doggett / Reuters:
Pickens says U.S. firms ‘entitled’ to Iraqi oil
Roll Call:
36 Moderate Democrats Threaten to Vote Down Health Bill
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Nazi looted art found at future site of Bush presidential library
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Jim Puzzanghera / Los Angeles Times:
House committee backs creation of Consumer Financial Protection Agency
Discussion: Politics Daily
Democracy Corps:
Corzine Maintains Small Lead in Race for Governor
Discussion: MyDD and TPMDC
Tanya Katterns / Stuff.co.nz:
Save the planet: eat a dog?