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9:30 PM ET, August 10, 2010

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Sam Youngman / The Hill:
White House unloads anger over criticism by ‘professional left’  —  The White House is simmering with anger at criticism from liberals who say President Obama is more concerned with deal-making than ideological purity.  —  During an interview with The Hill in his West Wing office …
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The Huffington Post:
Rep. Ellison: ‘Gibbs Crossed The Line’  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Progressive Democrats fired back at Robert Gibbs on Tuesday, following the White House press secretary's sharp critique of what he called a “professional left” that is perpetually unsatisfied by President Obama.
The Huffington Post:
Robert Gibbs Clarifies “Professional Left” Criticism, Calls Initial Comments Inartful  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  In a statement to the Huffington Post, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs acknowledged that his recent broadside against the “professional left” was inartful …
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Robert Gibbs concedes attack on left was “inartful”  —  Robert Gibbs, under fire for his attack on the “professional left,” sends over a statement walking it back, conceding it was “inartful,” and clarifying that the views he expressed frustration about are not widely held:
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Robert Gibbs attacks the fringe losers of the left  —  (updated below - Update II - Update III)  —  You may think that the reason you're dissatisfied with the Obama administration is because of substantive objections to their policies: that they've done so little about crisis-level unemployment …
Discussion: The Plum Line and Don Surber
Ezra Klein:
Obama and the left  —  I understand why the White House …
Chris Bowers / Open Left:
Dear swing voters, you suck. Love, The White House
Discussion: Daily Kos
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Tribalism is the Last Refuge of Political Scoundrels, Including Robert Gibbs
Ezra Klein:   Somewhere, Mitch McConnell is smiling
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog News:
Gibbs: People who are upset with Obama don't live in real America …
Discussion: Gateway Pundit and The Plum Line
KTUU-TV:
Stevens killed in crash near Dillingham  —  Also on KTUU.COM  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Dave Dittman, a former aide and longtime family friend of former Sen. Ted Stevens says Stevens was killed in a plane crash near Dillingham Monday night.  Nine people were on board, including former NASA Chief Sean O'Keefe.
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Liz Robbins / New York Times:
Former Senator Ted Stevens Is Killed in a Plane Crash  —  Former United States Senator Ted Stevens was killed in a plane crash in southwestern Alaska on Monday night.  Five of the nine people on board the small plane headed to a remote fishing lodge were killed in the crash, Gov. Sean Parnell of Alaska said.
Becky Bohrer / Associated Press:
5 dead in crash of plane carrying Stevens
Becky Bohrer / Associated Press:
Plane, possibly with ex-Alaska senator, , crashes
theCHIVE:
Girl quits her job on dry erase board, emails entire office (33 Photos)  —  We received the following photos last night from a person who works with this girl.  Her name is Jenny (not confirmed) - we're working our contact for Jenny's last name.  Yesterday morning, Jenny quit her job with a …
Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Online:
Gay Bar at Ground Zero  —  This is kind of a jerk move.  But it's a brilliant jerk move.  I am hoping that at least one person will attempt to explain why we should support the mosque near Ground Zero, but not the gay bar next to the mosque near Ground Zero.  I would find that very entertaining.
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
2012ers on the mosque  —  As I noted yesterday, the Republican …
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:
For immediate release  —  Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the pace of recovery in output and employment has slowed in recent months.  Household spending is increasing gradually, but remains constrained by high unemployment …
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Sewell Chan / New York Times:
Saying Recovery Has Slowed, Fed to Buy U.S. Debt
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
CORDOBA HOUSE ‘COMPROMISE’ HAS SOME SERIOUS FLAWS.... New York Gov. David Paterson (D), hoping to resolve the political dispute over the proposed Muslim community center in lower Manhattan, is floating a possible compromise.  —  Paterson agreed that there is “no reason” why the Cordoba House …
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Associated Press:
Gov. Paterson offers state help to relocate mosque
Discussion: Politics Daily and Sister Toldjah
Javier C. Hernandez / City Room:
Paterson Would Offer New Site for Mosque Away From Ground Zero
Discussion: Salon
Dick Armey / USA Today:
Opposing view on retirement income: Let's upend Social Security  —  The nation's largest entitlement program is officially in the red.  This year, Social Security has paid out more than it receives in payroll taxes.  The Congressional Budget Office predicts that by 2039 …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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John H. Richardson / Esquire:
Newt Gingrich: The Indispensable Republican  —  In the twelve years since he resigned in defeat and disgrace, he has been carefully plotting his return to power.  As 2012 approaches, he has raised as much money as all of his potential rivals combined and sits atop the polls for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Heather Robinson / The Huffington Post:
I Was an Eyewitness to Flight Attendant Steven Slater's Rant on Jet Blue #1052  —  And I gotta say, the guy made my day.  —  The funny thing is, I was seated on this flight yesterday - JetBlue #1052, Pittsburgh to JFK - next to a lady who was scared to fly.
Discussion: TMZ.com
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Dennis Cauchon / USA Today:
Federal workers earning double their private counterparts  —  At a time when workers' pay and benefits have stagnated, federal employees' average compensation has grown to more than double what private sector workers earn, a USA TODAY analysis finds.  —  Federal workers have been awarded …
Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Charlie Rangel's Epic Rant: “If I Was You I May Want Me To Go Away Too”  —  The term “political theater” gets thrown around a lot, but that was exactly what happened on the House floor today.  In a moment so unexpected the cable news networks seemed caught off guard (until they all went wall-to-wall) …
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Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:   What Was Rangel Doing?  —  Charlie Rangel is getting the headlines …
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Rand denies ‘Aqua Buddha’ stunt  —  Speaking to Fox News's Neil Cavuto just now, Rand Paul flatly denied the GQ report that he'd abducted a teammate and tried to force her to smoke marijuana and worship strange gods in a Baylor University prank.  —  “I will categorically deny …
Discussion: CNN, Salon and Balloon Juice
Todd Starnes / Fox News:
Students at Lincoln Memorial Told to Stop Singing National Anthem  —  A group of students were taking a monument tour of the nation's capital when they made a spur-of-the-moment decision to sing the national anthem at the Lincoln Memorial, but were told to stop by U.S. Park Police.
Gordon Smith / Conglomerate:
Notice to Law Students: Get ready for the coming M&A boom  —  While I was teaching in London this past month, I told my students — most of whom had just finished their first year of law school — that their job prospects would brighten substantially over the next two years, led by a boom in mergers and acquisitions.
Discussion: Truth on the Market and Law Blog
 
 
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