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5:50 PM ET, November 15, 2009

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Sofia Santana / Sun-Sentinel:
Gore heckled at climate speech  —  Al Gore (Frazer Harrison, Getty Images / November 12, 2009)  —  BOCA RATON - Former Vice President Al Gore's global-warming speech Saturday night at Mizner Park drew about a thousand attendees, as well as more than 200 loud protesters.
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Liz Nunez / WPTV:
Al Gore greeted by protesters in Boca Raton  —  BOCA RATON, FL — Hundreds of people sat inside the Mizner Amphitheater, paying close attention to the presentation, but outside, it was a different story.  —  A large group of protesters gathered just steps away from where former Vice President Al Gore was speaking.
Discussion: MyDD and Don Surber
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:   Hundreds of Protesters Greet Al Gore at Florida Junk Science Speech (Video)
Sarah Palin / Facebook:
Really?  Still Making Things Up?  —  The book tour starts this week, and I look forward to it!  I'm most looking forward to meeting many of you, shaking your hands, and telling you,"Thanks for loving America."  I'll give you a scoop here and tell you what's on the book's Dedication Page …
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Report: Bill would reduce senior care  —  Medicare cuts approved by House may affect access to providers  —  A plan to slash more than $500 billion from future Medicare spending — one of the biggest sources of funding for President Obama's proposed overhaul of the nation's health-care system …
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Chris Frates / The Politico:
CMS: House bill increases health care costs  —  Democrats have promised that health reform would reduce health care costs, but legislation the House passed last week would increase costs over the next decade by $289 billion.  By 2019, health costs would rise to 21.1 percent of GDP compared …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
BRODER ON SPEED OVER ACCURACY.... I checked the byline a couple of times this morning, to make sure the column that was ostensibly written by David Broder wasn't, in fact, written by Charles Krauthammer.  Regrettably, the so-called Dean of the D.C. Media Establishment actually wrote this.
FITSNews:
Two New Polls Show Graham Tanking  —  U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's public support is collapsing in South Carolina - driven by a wholesale revolt among the GOP electorate and a steady erosion of his support amongst independents.  —  Already consistently loathed by a solid third of GOP voters …
Discussion: Commentary and The Sundries Shack
HotAirPundit:
President Obama vs. The Rest of the World Greeting The Emperor of Japan (Photos)  —  Prime Minister Ehud Olmert  —  King of Morocco  —  Dick Cheney  —  Prime Minister Slovenia  —  President South Korea  —  President Kazakhstan  —  Prime Minister India  —  Vladimir Putin  —  President Obama...
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Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
Liz Cheney: Whoever Leads GOP in 2012 Will Have to Undo the Damage From Obama's Disastrous Policies (Video)  —  Liz Cheney spoke out on Obama's disastrous policies this morning on FOX News Sunday.  —  Cheney said that no matter who led the party in 2012, they would have to undo …
Discussion: Moe Lane and Jules Crittenden
Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
Robertson's remarks put McDonnell in a bind  —  Muslims seek repudiation Gov.-elect received donations from religious broadcaster  —  Fresh off his landslide victory in the race for Virginia governor, Robert F. McDonnell is already being forced to confront how he plans to handle his friendship …
Financial Times:
Obama rules out Copenhagen treaty  —  Barack Obama conceded on Sunday that next month's Copenhagen summit would not produce a legally binding agreement to tackle global warming, in a move that prompted groans of disappointment from environmental groups.  —  Stating “we should not make the perfect …
Discussion: Guardian and Prairie Weather
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Mike Allen / The Politico:
Axelrod rebuts Romney attack  —  White House senior adviser David Axelrod pushed back hard at criticism from former (and future) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney about White House deliberations on Afghanistan.  —  In an interview taped Saturday from Singapore with CNN's John King for …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Yossi Sarid / Haaretz:
Abbas must unilaterally declare Palestinian state  —  It is precisely now that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas must not give up hope, and not because of the sweet nothings that Shimon Peres uttered at the rally in the square last Saturday night about people giving up hope in Ramallah.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Nicola Smith / Times of London:
Irishman wants to kill for Islam  —  An Irish jihadist living in Pakistan's Swat valley says he is preparing to wage war against British and allied troops in Afghanistan.  —  Khalid Kelly, a former altar boy from the Liberties area of Dublin who used to be known as Terry …
Dean Baker / Beat the Press:
The Fed Is Responsible for 10.2 Percent Unemployment in the Same Way That Al Queda Was Responsible for September 11th  —  The reason for repeating the obvious is that David Ignatius in the Washington Post is trying to rewrite history on this topic.  He belittles people who hold the Fed responsible for the economic downturn:
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Nicholas Ballasy / CNSNews:
Congress Mandating That People Buy Health Insurance Like States …
Discussion: The Hill
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Aaron Blake / The Hill:
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