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10:50 AM ET, January 20, 2010

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Rasmussen Reports:
First Look At Massachusetts Election Night Poll Data  —  Rasmussen Reports has conducted an Election Night survey of 1,000 voters in the Massachusetts special election for U.S. Senate.  Data will be released on this page throughout the evening.  —  Polls closed in Massachusetts …
Associated Press:
GOP's Brown wins Mass. Senate seat in epic upset  —  Buzz up!  —  BOSTON - In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to defeat Democrat Martha Coakley in a U.S. Senate election Tuesday that left President Barack Obama's health care overhaul …
The Note:
Bayh Warns “Catastrophe” If Dems Ignore Massachusetts Senate Race Lessons  —  ABC News' Jonathan Karl reports:  —  Even before the votes are counted, Senator Evan Bayh is warning fellow Democrats that ignoring the lessons of the Massachusetts Senate race will “lead to even further catastrophe” for their party.
The Politico:
Fallout: Dems rethinking health bill  —  Republican Scott Brown's upset win in Massachusetts Tuesday threatened to derail any hopes of passing a health reform bill this year, as the White House and Democratic leaders faced growing resistance from rank-and-file members to pressing ahead with a bill following the Bay State backlash.
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Just Shut Up!  —  Message of the day to all Dems, Coakley, Rahm, Celinda Lake, national Dem committees, Axelrod, whoever, whatever: Shut the *$%& Up!  I don't know how else to say it.  I'm watching MSNBC and hearing all the key players dumping on each other.  As I've said, the Coakley campaign seems to have been run just terribly.
Discussion: Firedoglake and First Draft
Michael Cooper / New York Times:
G.O.P. Senate Victory Stuns Democrats  —  BOSTON — Scott Brown, a little-known Republican state senator, rode an old pickup truck and a growing sense of unease among independent voters to an extraordinary upset Tuesday night when he was elected to fill the Senate seat that was long held …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Let's Play the Blame Game!  —  When a Democrat loses a federal race in Massachusetts, the default assumption ought to be that several factors are to blame.  —  Clearly the national environment has gotten worse for the Democrats since Barack Obama's inauguration one year ago.
Christina Bellantoni / TPMDC:
Health Care Comes To Screeching Halt - Sen. Webb: No HCR Votes Until Brown Seated  —  Less than 15 minutes after the race was called for Republican Scott Brown, the first of what could be many conservative Democrats asks for leadership to put the brakes on health care reform.
The Politico:
Forces of change now target Obama  —  BOSTON — Republican Scott Brown's eye-opening victory in Massachusetts Tuesday has unmistakably framed the problem for President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party:  —  The same forces of disgust with establishment politicians and hunger for change …
New York Times:
Democratic Loss Imperils Health Care Overhaul  —  WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats prepared to meet on Wednesday to consider the fate of the Democratic health care overhaul now that Scott Brown's decisive Senate victory in Massachusetts has cost them their razor-thin advantage.
Ben Frumin / TPM LiveWire:
Frank: I Hope Some GOP Senators Will Support Health Care Reform — Because Without Them, Bill May Be Toast  —  Rachel Maddow read a lengthy — and surprising — statement on her show tonight from Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA).  Reacting to Republican Scott Brown's win in the Massachusetts' special election …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Coakley adviser memo: D.C. Dems ‘failed’ Coakley  —  The Coakley campaign is bridling at finger-pointing from the White House and Washington Democrats, and an outside adviser to the campaign has provided to POLITICO a memo aimed at rebutting the charge that Coakley failed and making the case that national Democrats failed her.
Jon Walker / Firedoglake:
After Massachusetts, a Warning: If Dems Run on GOP Obstructionism, They Will Lose
Discussion: First Draft and pandagon.net
Brian C. Mooney / Boston Globe:
Voter anger caught fire in final days
Discussion: USA Today
David Catanese / The Politico:   Exit poll: Health care mattered
Kathryn Jean Lopez / The Corner on National …:
Brown's Remarks — By: Kathryn Jean Lopez
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Reid Wilson / Hotline On Call:   Frank: Health Care Compromise “Dead”
Washington Post:
After Massachusetts, why the Democrats should still pass health-care reform
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Why Coakley Losing Won't Matter That Much
Discussion: Dennis the Peasant
Paul Krugman:   Fools On The Hill  —  So, will health care reform fail …
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:   Far left has taken over Democratic Party, Sen. Bayh says
The Politico:
Dazed Dems rethink entire strategy
Discussion: Commentary
Andrew C. McCarthy / National Review:
It's the Enemy, Stupid
Chris Frates / The Politico:
Frank: Congress should not bypass the election results
Discussion: Think Progress and The Hill
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Fire in a Crowded Theater
Discussion: TPM LiveWire
New York Times:
Results and Analysis
Washington Post:
For Democrats and Republicans alike, lessons from the Massachusetts Senate election
Discussion: Sadly, No! and Commentary
Neil Newhouse / TQIA:   Massachusetts Voters in their Own Words...
Peter Daou / The Huffington Post:
Liberal Bloggers to Obama and Dems: We Told You So  —  It took more than half a decade, countless American and Iraqi deaths in a war based on lies, a sinking economy and the drowning of an American city to finally kill Bush-Cheney-Rove's dream of a conservative realignment.
Julie Pace / Associated Press:
TSA Nominee Withdraws Amid ‘Political Agenda’  —  Obama administration's TSA nominee withdraws amid ‘political agenda’  —  The Obama administration's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name Wednesday.  —  In a statement, Erroll Southers said he was pulling …
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Art Beast / The Daily Beast:
He's Done Everything Wrong  — Home - Cheat sheet - Buzz board - Big Fat Story - Blogs & stories - Videos - Galleries - Crossword  —  Blogs and Stories  —  Obama punted on the economy and reversed the fortunes of the Democrats in 365 days.  —  He's misjudged the character of the country in his whole approach.
Discussion: Commentary and The Daily Beast
Richard Pérez-Peña / New York Times:
The Times to Charge for Frequent Access to Its Web Site  —  The New York Times announced Wednesday that it intended to charge frequent readers for access to its Web site, a step being debated across the industry that nearly every major newspaper has so far feared to take.
 
 
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