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7:35 PM ET, January 20, 2010

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Karen Travers / ABCNEWS:
Exclusive: Obama Admits Voter ‘Anger’ Key to GOP Victory in Massachusetts  —  Obama to Senate: Don't ‘Jam’ Through Health Care Until Brown Seated  —  President Obama warned Democrats in Congress today not to “jam” a health care reform bill through now that they've lost their commanding majority …
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Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Glenn Beck Destroys Scott Brown: “This One Could End With A Dead Intern”  —  You won't see TV Glenn Beck touch the things that Radio Glenn Beck sometimes says, as he edges toward Howard Stern levels of comedy and tone.  —  Today he absolutely obliterated Scott Brown over the 'my daughters …
George Stephanopoulos / George's Bottom Line:
Obama: Seat Scott Brown and Health Care Next Steps  —  Here is a section from my exclusive interview today with President Obama:  —  GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: So how do you do it now?  This strategy that a lot of people have talked about getting the House to pass the Senate bill.
Dan Pfeiffer / White House.gov Blog Feed:
On Next Steps for Health Reform  —  Right now there are a lot of discussions going on about the best path forward.  But let's be clear that the President's preference is to pass a bill that meets the principles he laid out months ago: more stability and security for those who have insurance …
Discussion: Political Punch
Manu Raju / The Politico:
Claire McCaskill: No forced Senate health care bill  —  Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) has joined Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) in warning leaders not to try to push a revised health care reform bill through the Senate before newly elected Republican Scott Brown arrives.
The Note:
Feinstein: “slow down” on health reform; Mass election part of a “sweep across the country.”  —  ABC's Z. Byron Wolf reports: Somber Senate Democrats are going into their weekly caucus meeting just off the Senate floor to take stock of their new reality.  And the message for some is that they should completely retool their message.
Philip Klein / AmSpecBlog:
Barney Frank Deals Potential Death Blow to Obamacare
George Stephanopoulos / George's Bottom Line:
Obama: Massachusetts' Anger
Karen Tumulty / Time:
Scott Brown TIME Interview: No on Health Care Bill
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and The Page
The Huffington Post:
A Path Forward: It's Time to Pass Health Insurance Reform  —  What's Your Reaction: … The question on everyone's mind today is what went wrong in Massachusetts?  The tea leaf-reading and hand wringing will no doubt monopolize much of Washington's time over the coming days and weeks.
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Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic:
Dear Nervous & Frustrated House Democrat...  Dear Nervous and Frustrated House Democrat,  —  It's up to you.  —  A few days ago, after a year of debate, you were on the verge of achieving a goal that's eluded progressives for nearly a century: Creating a national health insurance program.
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Union Big: Labor Won't Support House Passing Senate Bill  —  House to pass Senate health bill as is?  Forget it, a top labor leader says.  —  AFL-CIO legislative director Bill Samuel tells me in an interview that labor won't support any efforts by the House to pass the Senate health bill …
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
House Liberals To Pelosi: “We Cannot Support The Senate Bill.  Period.”  —  In a private meeting in the Capitol just now, a dozen or more House liberals bluntly told Nancy Pelosi that there was no chance that they would vote to pass the Senate bill in its current form …
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Clyburn: ‘Magic number on healthcare reform is 50, not 60’; measure not dead
Discussion: Breitbart.tv and Townhall.com
Jeffrey Young / The Hill:
Conrad opens door to reconciliation for healthcare
Discussion: Campaign Diaries and The Hill
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Frank walks back his health bill compromise is ‘dead’ comment
Discussion: Ezra Klein and Associated Press
Ezra Klein:
Demoralized Democrats  —  Reader MK writes: … I'm hearing a lot of this.  Last night, I was talking to a committed Democrat.  A Massachusetts Democrat, in fact.  And her despair was persuasive.  “I didn't vote for a party that would abandon my agenda because it lost one seat in the Senate,” she said.
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Opinionator:
What the Results in Massachusetts Mean
Discussion: NO QUARTER, Hot Air and Commentary
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Dem Talking Points: We're Screwed!  —  New Senate Democratic talking points, distributed in response to last night's special election in Massachusetts show the party pre-emptively placing the blame for a lackluster agenda moving forward on Republicans, who Dems say they now need to pass legislation.
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Chris Good / The Atlantic Politics Channel:   Dem Talking Points On Massachusetts
Billy Byler / The Augusta Chronicle:
Basketball league for white Americans targets Augusta  —  A new professional basketball league boasting rosters made up exclusively of white Americans has its eyes set on Augusta, but the team isn't receiving a warm welcome.  —  The All-American Basketball Alliance announced …
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Relieved  —  I want to recommend that everyone read the email we just got from a Senate staffer who will have to remain anonymous.  Here's one part of the email that stood out to me.  The whole thing is after the jump ...  Here's the whole thing.
Discussion: Mother Jones
Spencer S. Hsu / Washington Post:
U.S. officials admit to intelligence failures in connection with bomb plot  —  The man accused of trying to bomb a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day should have been treated as a terrorism suspect and questioned by special interrogators rather than by law enforcement authorities, the nation's intelligence chief said Wednesday.
Discussion: Newsweek Blogs and YID With LID
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LATimes / D.C. Now:
Intelligence director says accused Northwest bomber should have …
Discussion: JustOneMinute and The Jawa Report
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.
johnny dollar's place:
CNN, MSNBC Cut Republican Candidate's Mic!  —  During Tuesday night's coverage of the Massachusetts special election, CNN and MSNBC aired only a fraction of the Republican candidate's speech.  Fox News Channel aired both candidates' speeches in their entirety.
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
The Trials of Gavin Newsom  —  Gavin Newsom still looks glossy, like someone who'd play J.F.K. in a Lifetime original movie.  —  But the 42-year-old mayor of San Francisco sees his once glowing political future in less glamorous terms.  —  “I mean, oh, God,” he said, sipping green tea in his elegant office.
Discussion: Raw Story
Lee Fang / Think Progress:
Brown victory party featured flag calling for a ‘second’ revolution, tea party-inspired civil war.  —  State Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA), who won the special election to represent Massachusetts in the United States Senate yesterday, celebrated his win at the Boston Park Plaza last night.
Jon Walker / Firedoglake:
After Massachusetts, a Warning: If Dems Run on GOP Obstructionism, They Will Lose  —  Caution: falling poll numbers (photo: Quasimondo)  —  Let me put this as simply as possible.  Democrats control everything in Washington right now.  They control the White House.  They have a huge margins in the House and in the Senate.
 
 
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