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2:25 PM ET, November 16, 2009

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Gary Langer / The Numbers:
Sarah Palin: Rogue for President?  —  Gary Langer is director of polling at ABC News, where he's covered the beat of public opinion for nearly 20 years - conducting and analyzing ABC News polls, evaluating data from other sources and setting the news division's standards for poll reporting.
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Rasmussen Reports:
59% of GOP Voters Say Palin Shares Their Values  —  Fifty-nine percent (59%) of Republican voters say former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin shares the values of most GOP voters throughout the nation.  —  A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 21% of Republican voters disagree …
Jon Cohen / Behind the Numbers:
Sarah Palin: new chapter, same challenges  —  If Sarah Palin's book tour is an opening salvo in a run for the presidency in 2012, she faces a steep uphill climb: a majority of Americans in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll say they would “definitely not vote for her.”
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
The most important number in (Palin) politics today  —  That's the percentage of people who had a strongly favorable (20 percent) or strongly unfavorable (34 percent) view of Sarah Palin in a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, the latest piece of data that suggests the intensity …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Andy Barr / The Politico:
Palin: Levi busy doing ‘porn’  —  Former Alaska GOP Gov. Sarah Palin slammed Levi Johnston - the father of her 11-month old grandchild - for being too busy courting media attention to see his son and for engaging in “aspiring porn.”  —  Palin was asked about Johnston during an interview …
Discussion: Associated Press and Say Anything
Johanna Blakley / The Politico:
Can Winfrey, Palin save each other?
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Sarah Palin back on the trail: What to watch for
The Note:
Palin to Oprah: Levi Johnston Pursuing ‘Porn’ Career; ‘I Pray for Levi’
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
David Frum / CNN:
Republicans heading for a spectacular bloodbath in Florida  —  Editor's note: David Frum, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, was a special assistant to President George W. Bush in 2001-2002.  He is the author of six books, including “Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again,” and the editor of FrumForum.com.
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Denicarmon / The Carmon Report:
Exclusive: Rubio Campaign Plagiarizes from Obama Campaign
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
An Obama tribute...from Rubio?
Discussion: The Page
New York Times:
Obama Pushes Rights With Chinese Students  —  SHANGHAI — He didn't explicitly call on China's leaders to lift the veil of state control that restricts Internet access and online social networking here.  But President Obama did tiptoe — ever so lightly — into that controversial topic …
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
World Out of Balance  —  International travel by world leaders is mainly about making symbolic gestures.  Nobody expects President Obama to come back from China with major new agreements, on economic policy or anything else.  —  But let's hope that when the cameras aren't rolling Mr. Obama …
Chris Good / The Atlantic Politics Channel:
Obama Goes There: Talking Human Rights In China
Michael D. Shear / Washington Post:
Opponents of health-care effort look to fund a critical economic study  —  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an assortment of national business groups opposed to President Obama's health-care reform effort are collecting money to finance an economic study that could be used to portray …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Harkin says Senate will work weekends this December on health  —  The chairman of a key Senate committee overseeing healthcare reform said Monday that the chamber will work every weekend in December to pass the bill by Christmas.  —  Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), the chairman of the Health …
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court refuses to hear Redskins' naming case  —  The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a lawsuit on behalf of Native American activists who claimed that the Washington Redskins' team name is so offensive that it does not deserve trademark protection.
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Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Court adds one new case
John Yoo / Wall Street Journal:
The KSM Trial Will Be an Intelligence Bonanza for al Qaeda  —  The government will have to choose between vigorous prosecution and revealing classified sources and methods.  —  Printer  —  Friendly  —  'This is a prosecutorial decision as well as a national security decision," …
Michael Shain / New York Post:
Source: CNN wanted Lou out  —  CNN ‘wanted him out’  —  CNN was so sick of Lou Dobbs, it gave him an $8 million severance package to leave, The Post has learned.  —  “They wanted him out,” according to a source.  —  Dobbs, who a source said had a year and a half to go on his $12 million contract …
Boris Johnson / Telegraph:
We should worry that Tracey Emin Hugh Osmond and Michael Caine are fleeing the 50p tax rate  —  The 50p tax rate will be a disaster for the economy - taking us back to the dark days of the 1970s, says Boris Johnson.  —  Not everyone will miss her as much as I will.
Washington Examiner:
News reports: So far, over 10 percent of stimulus jobs doubtful or imaginary (UPDATED)  —  More than ten percent of the jobs the Obama administration has claimed were “created or saved” by the $787 billion stimulus package are doubtful or imaginary, according to reports compiled from eleven major newspapers and the Associated Press.
Faiz Shakir / Think Progress:
Rove Attacks Obama For Bowing: He Should Do What All Presidents Have Done And ‘Not Bow To Monarchies’  —  This morning on Fox & Friends, former Bush adviser Karl Rove appeared on the program to bash President Obama for paying a respectful bow before the Japanese Emperor.
Thomas Wheatley / Fresh Loaf:
Southern Voice, David shut down  —  Richard Eldredge tweets that the Southern Voice and David, Atlanta's leading gay publications, have been shut down.  Eldredge says staffers came to work today to find the locks changed.  —  In February, the NYC-based Gay City News reported that the Avalon Equity Fund …
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
With Great Political Independence Comes Great Responsibility not to Mire the Country in Double-Digit Unemployment  —  Yesterday David Ignatius accused Chris Dodd of wanting to politicize the Federal Reserve's control of monetary policy.  Kevin Drum points out that Ignatius has this wrong.
Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Hunters not amused by shoot-and-run  —  Gov. Tim Pawlenty has taken a drubbing from hunters for not tracking down a deer he shot on opening day of Minnesota's firearm deer season.  —  A headline on deerhuntingchat.com calls the possible presidential candidate a “slob hunter” …
Discussion: Hullabaloo and MoJo Blog Posts
Matthew Jaffe / ABCNEWS:
ABC News Exclusive: Obama Admin Slashed 60,000 Jobs From Recent Stimulus Report  —  Office of Management & Budget Document: 12 Stimulus Recipients Reported ‘Unrealistic Job Data’  —  The Obama administration, under fire for inflating job growth from the $787 billion stimulus plan …
Discussion: Weekly Standard
 
 
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Danny Hakim / New York Times:
Cuomo Wants to Shape Ticket in Run for Governor, Advisers Say
Discussion: Politics Daily and Gothamist
James Surowiecki / New Yorker:
THE DEBT ECONOMY  —  John Kenneth Galbraith wrote that all …
Jennifer Rubin / Los Angeles Times:
Misrepresenting the ideology of Islamic terrorists
Discussion: Weekly Standard
ABCNEWS:
Accused Fort Hood Shooter Was a Regular at Shooting Range, Strip Club
Michelle Malkin:
SEIU thugs vs. the Boy Scouts — and other related Big Labor antics
Discussion: Morning Call and Moonbattery
 Earlier Items: 
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire:
The Lloyd's Prayer  —  From an email making its way around Wall Street this morning:
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard / Telegraph:
China has now become the biggest risk to the world economy