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Associated Press:
White House Still Weighing Whether to Push Health Care Through Congress  —  The White House is evaluating whether to take a breather on health care or try to push for passing legislation, but is not convinced Massachusetts voters were trying to block health insurance reform in last week's vote.
Discussion: Flopping Aces and The Jawa Report
Washington Post:
2009 Democratic agenda severely weakened by Republicans' united opposition  —  The breathless pace that President Obama set after taking office last January jolted lawmakers from the soporific haze of the final George W. Bush years, revving up dormant committees and lighting up phone lines with a frenzy of dealmaking.
delawareonline:
(3 of 3)  —  He didn't mention it, but Biden himself was a virtual unknown quantity when he won his first term against the popular J. Caleb Boggs in 1972 in perhaps as much of an upset.  —  It certainly seems as if the president's coattails are very short these days, since not only did Coakley lose …
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Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Biden office disputes report on Beau  —  Vice-President Joe Biden's office is disputing the characterization of a newspaper interview in which Biden appears to indicate that his son, Beau, won't run this year for a Delaware Senate seat.  —  In a piece printed in Sunday's Wilmington News-Journal …
Discussion: USA Today and Ben Smith's Blog
CNN:
CNN poll: 56 percent oppose stimulus program  —  Washington (CNN) - A majority of Americans oppose the economic stimulus program, according to a new national poll.  —  Fifty-six percent of people questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Sunday say they oppose the stimulus package, with 42 percent supporting it.
Discussion: The Page
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David Michael Green / Common Dreams:
How to Squander the Presidency in One Year  —  Hey, Conan Obama: How About Now?  Can You Hear Us Now?  —  There's only one political party in the entire world that is so inept, cowardly and bungling that it could manage to simultaneously lick the boots of Wall Street bankers and then get blamed …
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P.J. Gladnick / NewsBusters.org:
Leftwing Professor Writes Hilarious Essay About ‘Conan Obama’
Discussion: Moe Lane, American Power and POWIP
CNN:
Report: New bin Laden tape emerges  —  (CNN) — A new audio tape allegedly from al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden claims responsibility for an attempt to blow up a plane en route to Michigan on Christmas Day and warns the United States of more attacks.  —  The tape, which aired on Al Jazeera on Sunday …
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Paul Schemm / Associated Press:
Bin Laden claims airline bomb attempt on Christmas
Howie / The Jawa Report:
Bin-Laden Claims Flight 253 Attack Warns US of More Attacks
Discussion: Mediaite
Jill Dorson / Real Clear Politics:
Why I Regret Voting For President Obama  —  I am a registered Independent.  I voted for Barack Obama.  And for that, I am sorry.  —  I'm not sorry for you.  I'm sorry for me.  Because I voted for Obama for me, not for you.  I voted for hope and change and all the intangibles that Obama …
Discussion: QandO and RedState
James Desborough / News of the World:
Golden couple Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie sign contract to split £205m fortune  —  TROUBLE AHEAD: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie  —  HOLLYWOOD golden pair Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have seen DIVORCE lawyers and signed a £205 million split deal, we can reveal.
Thesevenveils / CBS News:
McCain: Campaign Finance Reform Is Dead  —  Sen. Who Co-Wrote Finance Laws Not Surprised by Court Ruling Given “Skeptical, Sarcastic Comments” by Justices  —  (CBS) Senator John McCain, who helped rewrite the nation's campaign finance laws, said Sunday that this week's Supreme Court ruling removing limits …
Discussion: Runnin' Scared and The Page
New York Post:
End of O's cowardly lyin'  —  We the people of the United States owe Scott Brown's sup porters a huge debt of gratitude.  They didn't merely elect a senator.  They ripped the façade off the Obama presidency.  —  Just as Dorothy and Toto exposed the ordinary man behind the curtain in …
Michael A. Clemens / Washington Post:
To help Haiti's earthquake victims, change U.S. immigration laws  —  Troops.  Food.  Medicine.  Money.  Solidarity.  —  So far, the American response to the tragedy in Haiti has been exactly what you'd expect, and in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake that ravaged the nation on Jan. 12 …
Discussion: Front page feed
Washington Post:
Political push-back stalls stock market rally on Wall Street  —  NEW YORK — Washington spent months nursing the financial system back to health after the 2008 economic crisis, stabilizing then reviving battered markets and ultimately restoring trillions of dollars in investor losses.
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Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Former Obama campaign manager to be White House adviser  —  David Plouffe, the political strategist who managed Barack Obama's presidential campaign, is taking on an expanded role as an outside adviser to the White House, a move that comes amid legislative and electoral setbacks for the president and his party.
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