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9:20 AM ET, November 6, 2009


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Emily Friedman / ABCNEWS:
12 Soldiers Killed and 31 Wounded in Fort Hood Shooting  —  Suspected Gunman Is Identified by ABC News as Major Malik Nadal Hasan  —  Twelve people have been killed and 31 wounded in a shooting spree at a Texas military base by what officials believe was possibly carried out by an Army officer.
James Dao / New York Times:
Suspect Was ‘Mortified’ About Deployment to War  —  WASHINGTON — Born and reared in Virginia, the son of immigrant parents from a small Palestinian town near Jerusalem, he joined the Army right out of high school, against his parents' wishes.  The Army, in turn, put him through college …
Associated Press:
AP sources: Authorities had concerns about suspected Fort Hood shooter, reviewed Web postings  —  WASHINGTON - The Army psychiatrist suspected of carrying a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, had come to the attention of authorities six months ago because of Internet postings …
NBC: 7 dead, 12 injured in Fort Hood shooting  —  No word from the military base whether the victims are military or civilians  —  At least seven people are dead and 12 wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, the base's public affairs office told NBC News on Thursday.
Philip Sherwell / Telegraph:
Fort Hood shooting: Nidal Malik Hasan ‘said Muslims should rise up’  —  Major Nidal Malik Hasan, who allegedly killed 11 people before being shot and wounded by police at Fort Hood, had said Muslims should “rise up” and attack Americans in retaliation for the US war in Iraq, a former army colleague said.
Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
MUSLIM TERROR ATTACK: ‘TWELVE shot dead’ 12 30 Wounded, Mass Shooting at Fort Hood, US Army Base  —  UPDATE: Shlep Smith has the jihadi's cousin on the phone, Nader Hasan, and Schlep is lapping up the lies and he is doing the taqiya.  Nader is saying the Malik was a great American.
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
This is Going to Get Very Dark  —  Multiple news organizations are reporting that one of the suspected gunman, apparently the one who fired most of the shots, at Fort Hood is Major Malik Nadal Hasan, 39.  He was shot dead during the shooting.  —  Late Update: The most recent statements seem …
Shooting at Fort Hood leaves 12 dead, 31 wounded  —  (CNN) — A solider suspected of fatally shooting 12 and wounding 31 at Fort Hood in Texas on Thursday is not dead as previously reported by the military, the base's commander said Thursday evening.  —  A civilian officer who was wounded …
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Breaking: Massacre at Fort Hood; Update: Feds tracked Hasan's posts online for six months?  Update: Surveillance video added  —  No word yet on motive, but the fact that at least three gunmen are involved already has Shuster and Miklaszewski mentioning similarities to the Fort Dix Six plot on MSNBC.
Maria Newman / New York Times:
12 Dead, 31 Wounded in Base Shootings  —  An Army psychiatrist about to be deployed to combat zones overseas killed 11 soldiers and wounded 31 others on Thursday afternoon at Fort Hood in Texas, the authorities said.  The gunman, who was identified as Major Nidal Malik Hasan, was then killed by police forces.
Patterico's Pontifications:
Coverage of the Fort Hood Shooting: Hot Air vs. the L.A. Times …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
Washington Post:   Suspect, devout Muslim from Va., wanted Army discharge, aunt said
Linda Chavez / Commentary:
Obama's Pet-Goat Moment
Discussion: American Thinker and alicublog
Lara Jakes / Associated Press:
AP sources: Authorities had concerns about suspect
Roxana Tiron / The Hill:   Armed Services panel wants ‘detailed accounting’ of Fort Hood tragedy
Scott McCabe / Washington Examiner:
Local psychiatrist ID'd as Fort Hood gunman worked at Walter Reed
Discussion: ATTACKERMAN and Gateway Pundit
Garance Franke-Ruta / Washington Post:   Shooting at Fort Hood
John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
Pelosi Breaks Pledge to Put Final Health Care Bill Online for 72 Hours Before Vote  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that the speaker will not allow the final language of the health care to be posted online for 72 hours before bringing the bill to a vote on the House floor …
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Obama delays meeting with House Dems until Saturday
Discussion: The Swamp and The Politico
Wall Street Journal:
Hello, Tipping Point
New York Times:
House Democrats Seek Allies for Health Care Vote
Discussion: ABCNEWS
Javier C. Hernandez / New York Times:
Jobless Rate Hits 10.2% in October, a 26-Year High  —  The United States economy shed 190,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate reached a 26-year high of 10.2 percent, up from 9.8 percent in September, the Department of Labor said Friday in its monthly economic appraisal.
Wall Street Journal:
October Jobless Rate Tops 10%  —  WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment rose by more than expected in October to hit its highest level in more than 26 years and employers cut more jobs than forecast, a sign the labor market continues to struggle as the economy emerges from its deep recession.
Timothy R. Homan / Bloomberg:   Unemployment in U.S. Jumps to 10.2%, Payrolls Fall
Paterson Empowered By Obama's Election Woes  —  Gov. Still Plans To Run Despite President's Request He Not  —  Brings President Clinton's Former Deputy Chief Of Staff On Board  —  NEW YORK (CBS) ― Embattled Gov. David Paterson is pulling out all the stops to save his job.
Discussion: JammieWearingFool
Erika Lovley / The Politico:
GOP's special elections losing streak  —  Lost amid the Republican euphoria surrounding Tuesday's elections is this inconvenient fact: The GOP just got its clock cleaned, again, in another high-stakes House special election.  —  It shouldn't have come as a surprise, since Republicans …
Discussion: The Other McCain
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Democratic civil war update: MoveOn raises $3.6 million to attack party moderates  —  A few days ago, the left-wing activist group began sending out emails seeking contributions to fund primary challenges against any Democratic senator who does not fully support “health care reform with a public option.”
Discussion: Power Line and Betsy's Page
The Note:
Steele to Republicans Who Support Obama: 'We'll Come After You'  —  ABC News' Rick Klein reports: RNC Chairman Michael Steele has been endorsing a “big tent” approach to recruiting candidates for 2010, emphasizing the need to find candidates who fit the needs of individual districts.
Ramesh Ponnuru / Time:
Republican Revival: Moderates on Rise After Election
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