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11:35 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”
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Robert Gibbs attacks the fringe losers of the left
Discussion: The Plum Line and Don Surber
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog News:
Gibbs: People who are upset with Obama don't live in real America …
Ezra Klein:
Obama and the left  —  I understand why the White House …
Discussion: PostPartisan, The Awl and Gawker
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
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:
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 …
Jennifer Brown / Denver Post:
Bennet wins; Buck leads  —  Former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff has conceded to Sen. Michael Bennet in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, an hour after polls closed tonight.  —  Supporters at Bennet's watch party at Mile High Station were giddy and shouting as election returns showed …
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Sean J. Miller / Ballot Box:
Sen. Bennet survives primary
Discussion: The Swamp, Politics Daily and TPMDC
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Ground Zero mosque spokesman to Gutfeld: Your gay bar won't build dialogue because it doesn't consider our sensibilities  —  He's got a point.  Construction projects that fail to consider local cultural sensitivities aren't very conducive to dialogue, are they?
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
2012ers on the mosque  —  As I noted yesterday, the Republican Party's posture toward Islam will ultimately be shaped by its presidential candidates and its nominee.  —  The first test issue, though perhaps an impefect test, is the planned mosque two blocks from Ground Zero …
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
CORDOBA HOUSE ‘COMPROMISE’ HAS SOME SERIOUS FLAWS. …
Discussion: Salon, City Room and RedState
Associated Press:
Gov. Paterson offers state help to relocate mosque
Discussion: Politics Daily and Sister Toldjah
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 …
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Allan Sloan / Washington Post:
Social Security, the trust fund and funny money  —  There's real money, then there's funny money — stuff that looks real but isn't.  —  Today, let's talk about one of the world's biggest piles of funny money — the $2.54 trillion Social Security trust fund.
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
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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Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
What Was Rangel Doing?  —  Charlie Rangel is getting the headlines he wanted, but he's not getting the news he arguably deserves: at the end of his bewildering, passionate, and attention-grabbing 37-minute speech, Rangel admitted guilt — not so much that he deliberately broke ethics rules …
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Steve Krakauer / Mediaite:
Charlie Rangel's Epic Rant: “If I Was You I May Want Me To Go Away Too”
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 …
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
John Whitesides / Reuters:
Republican Rob Portman leads Senate race in Ohio  —  (Reuters) - Ohio Republican Rob Portman holds a narrow lead over Democrat Lee Fisher in a Senate race marked by voter worries about a stumbling economy and high unemployment, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's … and The Eye
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.
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
House Dem swipes at Obama and Pelosi in campaign ad  —  A House Democrat on Tuesday took a subtle swipe at President Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in his latest campaign ad.  —  Two-term Rep. Joe Donnelly's (Ind.) TV spot features a photo of Obama, Pelosi and House Minority Leader John Boehner …
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Brian Faler / Bloomberg:
U.S. House Set to Pass State Aid as Lawmakers Return From Break
John / Power Line:
Spin Control  —  Michelle Obama's Spanish vacation is evidently polling badly, so the administration decided to spin her visit by slipping the “inside story” of the vacation to a friendly journalist: … The hotel where Obama stayed in Marbella told the press that the Obamas reserved 60 rooms …
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
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.
 
 
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