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10:25 AM ET, February 11, 2010

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David S. Broder / Washington Post:
Sarah Palin displays her pitch-perfect populism  —  The snows that obliterated Washington in the past week interfered with many scheduled meetings, but they did not prevent the delivery of one important political message: Take Sarah Palin seriously.  —  Her lengthy Saturday night keynote address …
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Washington Post:
Poll finds most Americans are unhappy with government  —  Two-thirds of Americans are “dissatisfied” or downright “angry” about the way the federal government is working, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.  On average, the public estimates that 53 cents of every tax dollar they send to Washington is “wasted.”
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Voters Divided Over Obama vs. Republican Candidate in 2012  —  Republicans most often mention Romney, Palin as preferred candidate  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Registered voters are about equally divided as to whether they would more likely vote to re-elect Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election, or vote for the Republican candidate.
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
What fuels the grass-roots rage  —  So what exactly is the Tea Party movement and why has it risen up?  —  The ferocity of its opposition to President Obama is mystifying to political progressives.  Most of the left simply doesn't see him as especially liberal, let alone “socialist.”
David S. Bernstein / thephoenix.com:
New and improved Romney  —  He's more fiscal, less social.
Discussion: Talking Politics
Matthew Weaver / Guardian:
Protests in Iran - LIVE  —  The Iranian opposition movement is planning to hijack official celebrations to mark the 31st anniversary of the revolution, despite threats of a widespread crackdown and restrictions on phone and internet networks.  Follow live updates  —  2.53pm:
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Daily Mail:
Iran is now a ‘nuclear state’ says Ahmadinejad as thousands take to the streets  —  Iran is now a ‘nuclear state’, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced this morning.  —  He spoke as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Tehran to mark the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution.
Discussion: RedState
New York Times:
Iran Claims Nuclear Gain as Protesters Clash  —  As security forces clashed with his opponents, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran was quoted on Thursday as saying his country had produced a first batch of uranium enriched to a level of 20 percent, taunting the West by declaring …
Street Journalist:   We're live blogging from Iran'Streets 22
BBC:
Iran rallies to mark revolution
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Joe Biden update: Iraq one of Obama's ‘great achievements’  —  Who knew?  —  Thank goodness, Vice President Joe Biden went on CNN to chat with Larry King Wednesday night.  So many think things are not going so well for the Democrat administration, as The Ticket chronicled here.
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CNN:
CNN LARRY KING LIVE
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Joe Biden: ‘Two-state solution’ for D.C.
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Anti-Palin Faux-troversy of the Day: The Black Bracelet  —  I thank Yale Graduate School student Eric Robinson for his service to the country in Iraq and Afghanistan.  —  But Robinson's hit piece on Sarah Palin, Palin's bigger blunder, leads me to believe Robinson has succumbed to the New Haven funny water …
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Gary Langer / ABCNEWS:
Will Tea Parties End Up Hurting Sarah Palin?
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Steven T. Dennis / Roll Call:
Pelosi Makes Her Case: A Majority Is 51 Votes  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is pinning the blame on Republicans for a lack of bipartisanship in Congress and plans to bypass them if they continue to oppose efforts to enact near-universal health care.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Reid hopes for bipartisanship on jobs proposal at Thursday meeting
Discussion: msnbc.com
Lisa Lerer / The Politico:
Senate jobs bill buried in snow
Discussion: TPMDC
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Obama Takes Several Gambles in Bid to Defuse Nuclear Standoff With Iran  —  WASHINGTON — As President Obama adds economic pressure and military containment to force Iran's leadership to negotiate on its nuclear program, he is taking three big bets on his ability to defuse an increasingly tense confrontation.
Discussion: Commentary and Swampland
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Russia, China, and Iran
Washington Post:
Technical setbacks cause Iran to falter in push to enrich uranium, report says
Discussion: Gawker and Opinionator
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Speechwriter: Edwards cut ‘I lied’ from statement  —  Wendy Button, a former Edwards speechwriter, writes that she worked on Edwards' statement admitting that he was the baby's father — and that he then changed and weakened it.  —  It was very different compared to the one he and I had worked on over the summer.
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Wendy Button / The Huffington Post:
My Story of John Edwards's Mess  —  Please remember the people of Haiti, who need us now more than ever.  Go to HopeForHaitiNow.org to do your part.  —  The truth has a way of finding us in the strangest of places.  I found out that former Senator John Edwards was finally going to admit …
Wall Street Journal:
Iran to Suspend Google's Email  —  Iran's telecommunications agency announced what it described as a permanent suspension of Google Inc.'s email services, saying a national email service for Iranian citizens would soon be rolled out.  —  It wasn't clear late Wednesday what effect the order …
The Politico:
Left frets over fate of 'Don't Ask'  —  Congressional liberals were heartened when Barack Obama pledged to repeal “don't ask, don't tell,” but their initial elation has given way to concerns the repeal will stall in the penalty box of presidential promises: the U.S. Senate.
Discussion: Commentary and The Caucus
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Obama ‘agnostic’ about deficit solutions  —  President Barack Obama says he is “completely agnostic” about all options for repairing the federal deficit — including new taxes on the middle class which he has pledged to avoid.  —  As he creates a fiscal commission by executive order to examine …
Discussion: Bloomberg and D.C. Now
ABCNEWS:
Sept. 11: New Photos of Dark Day  —  Newly Released Sept. 11 Pictures Offer New Perspective on Attacks  —  Twelve images newly released by the government of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists' attacks on the World Trade Center provide a fresh look at the tragedy and its impact on New York City.
 
 
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John Nolte / Big Hollywood:
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
House Republicans make case for majority
Discussion: Don Surber and Ben Smith's Blog
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