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5:10 AM ET, November 3, 2009

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Matt Friedman / Politicker NJ:
Democrats admit paying for pro-Daggett call; Obama records robocall for Corzine  —  The Democratic State Committee now admits paying for a robocall to Somerset County voters that slams Republican Chris Christie and promotes independent gubernatorial candidate Christopher Daggett.
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Capitol Confidential / Big Government:
BREAKING: New Jersey Dems Paying for Independent Candidate's RoboCalls
Alexis Tarrazi / Leader Newspapers:   ERPD: Man busted for drugs claimed he was Corzine campaign staffer
Patrick Murray / Real Numbers and Other Musings:   What to Look for in the New Jersey Election
Mark Blumenthal / Pollster.com:
Articles and Analysis  —  We got two new pieces of polling news last night from New York's 23rd District.  The first is the one and only survey from Public Policy Polling (PPP), a firm that does automated surveys for Democratic candidates but also conducts and releases surveys in high profile races like NY-23 as a marketing tool.
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The Note:
Biden v. Palin — The Re-Match
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Palin responds to criticism from Biden
Alexander Mooney / CNN:
Biden says NY-23 can teach conservatives a lesson
Anita MonCrief / The Greenroom:
Breaking: ACORN expected to Protest Election Results Tomorrow in Clinton County  —  Multiple sources on the ground in New York's 23rd Congressional district confirm that ACORN is expected to be actively protesting the election results in Clinton County, New York tomorrow.
Discussion: msnbc.com and Campaign Trail
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:   FOLLOW THE LEADER.... The day before the closely-watched special election …
PMW:
PA daily: Clinton is a corrupt liar  —  The official Palestinian Authority daily has accused US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of taking bribes from Israel and wallowing in “a swamp of lies.”  —  “Why, Mrs. Hillary?  How much did the Zionists pay you as a bribe?” taunted an article …
Discussion: Weekly Standard
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Hillary Rodham Clinton / US Department of State:
Secretary Clinton on the Middle East
Discussion: Israel Matzav
John M. Broder / New York Times:
Gore's Dual Role in Spotlight: Advocate and Investor  —  WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Al Gore thought he had spotted a winner last year when a small California firm sought financing for an energy-saving technology from the venture capital firm where Mr. Gore is a partner.
Rick Moran / Right Wing Nut House:
THE ANTI-REASON CONSERVATIVES  —  What is it that possesses certain conservatives to fool themselves so spectacularly into believing that they can create a majority out of a minority?  —  That kind of alchemy hasn't been seen since Nostradamus tried to turn lead into gold.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
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John Fund / Wall Street Journal:
Chris Christie's Next Case: Who Stole My Election?  —  Absentee voter fraud may play a significant role in New Jersey's gubernatorial election.  —  Printer  —  Friendly  —  The race for governor in New Jersey is so close in final polls that it may well end up in a recount …
Bloomberg:
Locke Was ‘Imprecise’ in Comments on Second Stimulus  —  Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) — Commerce Secretary Gary Locke was “imprecise” when he said President Barack Obama's advisers are considering a second stimulus measure, his spokesman said today.  —  Locke, in an interview with Bloomberg Television …
Amanda Terkel / Think Progress:
Why Hatch Is Really Blocking Health Reform: Americans Will Love The New System And Vote Democratic  —  In a new interview with CNS News, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) repeated his concern that requiring Americans to purchase health insurance is unconstitutional.  Hatch offered typical run …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Senator Hatch: Healthcare reform bills threaten survival of two-party system
Ezra Klein:
An insurance industry CEO explains why American health care costs so much  —  On Friday, I sat down with Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson to talk about health-care reform.  The conversation was long and ranging and will take a while to transcribe.  But before we really got into the weeds …
Janet Adamy / Wall Street Journal:
Flash Points Linger in Health Bill  —  Democrats Trying to Reach Final Deals on Handling of Abortions, Illegal Immigrants  —  WASHINGTON — House Democrats are wrestling with how their health-care bill will deal with abortion and immigration issues as they prepare to bring the bill to the floor as soon as Friday.
Phyllis Chesler / Pajamas Media:
Honor Killings All Over America-Why Are the Islamists Suddenly Silent?  —  UPDATE:  —  Noor Almaleki has just died in Arizona.  May she rest in peace.  May her murderer, her father, be brought to justice.  My condolences to those who loved her.  —  May American justice prevail.
Zaid Jilani / Think Progress:
Matthew Hoh: ‘I Firmly Believe That We Are Taking Part In A Civil War’ In Afghanistan  —  Last week, former Marine captain and State Department employee Matthew Hoh made headlines when he went public with his resignation from the administration over his opposition to the continuation of the war in Afghanistan.
Discussion: Raw Story and The Huffington Post
Amy Gardner / Virginia Politics:
Jim Moran Calls GOP the “Taliban Ticket”  —  Always good copy, U.S. Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) likened the Republican ticket in Virginia this year to Afghanistan's radical Taliban movement in comments broadcast Sunday by WAMU radio.  —  At a get-out-the-vote rally in Fairfax County …
Discussion: Hot Air and MyDD
Nia-Malika Henderson / The Politico:
Obama taps Hollywood headliners  —  President Barack Obama has tapped a roster of Hollywood headliners for the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, among them actresses Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Alfre Woodard and actors Edward Norton and Forest Whitaker.
Discussion: New York Magazine
Drudge Report:
BARACK 'N BONES  —  Eyebrows raised over the weekend as President Obama walked out of the gym at Fort McNair — appearing thin as a rail!  —  Rigorous workouts and high-stress basketball games are said to be behind the dramatic weight loss.  —  “No, he's not chain smoking,” claims an insider.
Discussion: Telegraph and A Blog For All
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Harry Reid Calls GOP's Transparency Bluff: Is Your Health Care Bill A Secret, Or Merely Non-Existent?  —  Harry Reid, continuing to surprise Dems who were accustomed to his cautious posture, has fired off a surprisingly harsh letter to Republican Senators, caustically questioning their claims …
Al Giordano / The Field on the Narcosphere:
Big Gun: US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Heads to Honduras Tuesday  —  With the agreed-upon November 5 deadline for restitution of Honduras President Manuel Zelaya approaching, the White House has just sent in a big gun.  US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis - arguably the most progressive member …
Mary Houlihan / Chicago Sun Times:
Political junkie still 7 years from voting, calls for Obama  —  Lorenzo Rivera may be only 11 years old, but he knows more about politics than many adults.  —  The Chicago fifth-grader proves just how much in the new documentary “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama,” …
 
 
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