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1:15 PM ET, September 24, 2010

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Christina Wilkie / The Hill:
Colbert appearance causes mixed feelings  —  Comedian Stephen Colbert's scheduled appearance on Capitol Hill Friday elicited mixed reactions from lawmakers, with some grateful for his participation and others incensed he had been invited in the first place.  —  The star of Comedy Central's …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Judiciary chairman asks Colbert to leave after statement  —  House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) asked comedian Stephen Colbert to excuse himself from a subcommittee hearing on Friday.  —  Conyers, during opening statements at a hearing of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration …
Discussion: ABCNEWS and FrumForum
Donovan Slack / Boston Globe:
Colbert asked to leave Judiciary hearing  —  loading video...  (please wait a moment)  —  Requires Adobe Flash Player  —  By Donovan Slack, Globe Staff  —  At least one lawmaker was not amused.  —  Comedian Stephen Colbert had barely seated himself at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing …
Alan Silverleib / CNN:
Colbert introduces sarcasm into record  —  Washington (CNN) — There's nothing funny about the issue of migrant farm labor — unless Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert is discussing it.  —  Colbert, accompanied by a media swarm, sarcastically testified on Capitol Hill Friday …
Discussion: Politics Daily and Moraes on TV
Colby Hall / Mediaite:
Stephen Colbert Testifies-In Character-To Congressional Sub-Committee  —  Well let's hope that this is the weirdest—and most cringe-worthy—thing you see today.  Amidst protests from the GOP and right-of-center media outlets, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert (host of The Colbert Report) …
Discussion: Weekly Standard and Roll Call
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Colbert embarrasses Dems; Conyers asks comedian to leave  —  The appearance of comedian Stephen Colbert before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law has turned into an embarrassment for the Democrats responsible for the hearing.
Discussion: Big Hollywood and Hot Air
ABCNEWS:
Stephen Colbert Takes On Congress, Sarcastically Argues For Farm Workers
Discussion: Daily Kos
Lyneka Little / Speakeasy:
Stephen Colbert to Testify in Washington Today
Nicole Allan / The Atlantic Online:
Stephen Colbert Testifies in Congress, in Character
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Downhill With the G.O.P.  —  Once upon a time, a Latin American political party promised to help motorists save money on gasoline.  How?  By building highways that ran only downhill.  —  I've always liked that story, but the truth is that the party received hardly any votes.
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:   PUSHING BACK AGAINST A ‘WAR ON ARITHMETIC’.... Paul Krugman's …
Laura Myers / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
SENATE POLL: Senate race in dead heat between Reid, Angle  —  Race remains knotted with six weeks until election  —  U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and GOP challenger Sharron Angle tied with 43 percent of the vote in a new poll that suggests most Nevadans won't gamble on half a dozen other little known contenders.
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Laura Myers / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Brawl erupts at Reid, Angle election forum  —  Supporters of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and his GOP challenger Sharron Angle brawled at the end of a Senate race forum at a local Christian school.  —  A half-dozen bystanders tried to separate the combatants, one male Angle backer and two female Reid supporters …
Discussion: The Confluence and MarketWatch
Scott / Power Line:
Christopher Coates takes the stand  —  Former Department of Justice voting rights section chief Christopher Coates testified this morning before the Civil Rights Commission regarding the department's disposition of the case against the New Black Panther Party.
Discussion: Nice Deb and Big Government
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Pajamas Media:
Full Text of Christopher Coates' Testimony to U.S. Commission …
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Hot Air
J. Christian Adams / Pajamas Media:
American Hero: Coates Negates a Year of Justice Department Spin …
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Maggie's Farm
Michelle Malkin:
Culture of corruption: New Black Panther Party voter intimidation …
Eli Lake / Washington Times:
Soros revealed as funder of liberal Jewish-American lobby  —  The Jewish-American advocacy group J Street, which bills itself as the dovish alternative to the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) lobby, has secretly received funding from billionaire George Soros despite previous denials …
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and FrumForum
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Chris Good / The Atlantic Online:
Raising More Money, J Street Discloses Big Donors
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias
New York Post:
Liberal media goes on attack against GOP's Boehner  —  Tweet  —  The heat is on Republican leader John Boehner.  —  Liberal media outlets are trying to smear the highest-ranking Republican in the House just weeks before the midterm elections with a deal-breaking scandal before he has a chance …
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New York Post:
A NY earthquake?
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Liberal blogger directly confronts David Axelrod, accuses White House of “hippie punching”  —  Top Obama adviser David Axelrod got an earful of the liberal blogosphere's anger at the White House moments ago, when a blogger on a conference call directly called out Axelrod over White House criticism …
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Bill Carter / Media Decoder:
Zucker Announces Departure From NBC  —  Jeff Zucker, the chief executive of NBC Universal, told the company's employees in an e-mail Friday morning that he would step down from his position upon the completion of the takeover of NBC by Comcast.  —  The fate of Mr. Zucker …
Mike McIntire / New York Times:
Hidden Under Tax-Exempt Cloak, Political Dollars Flow  —  Alaskans grew suspicious two years ago when a national organization called Americans for Job Security showed up and spent $1.6 million pushing a referendum to restrict development of a gold and copper mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay.
Charles Krauthammer / Washington Post:
Visigoths at the gate?  —  When facing a tsunami, what do you do?  Pray, and tell yourself stories.  I am not privy to the Democrats' private prayers, but I do hear the stories they're telling themselves.  The new meme is that there's a civil war raging in the Republican Party.
Discussion: Power Line, NRSC and Don Surber
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Christopher Hayes / The Nation:
Obama's Forgotten Base
Discussion: Hullabaloo
David Mercer / Associated Press:
U. of Ill. denies William Ayers emeritus status  —  URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois on Thursday denied 1960s radical William Ayers emeritus faculty status after trustees Chairman Christopher Kennedy noted Ayers dedicated a book to, among others, the man who killed Kennedy's father, Robert F. Kennedy.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Betsy's Page
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James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
Now He's Lost Margaret Carlson  —  Obama's problem goes far deeper than his insolent style.  —  If he's lost Margaret Carlson, he's lost Middle America.  Sorry if you disagree, but somehow, to our mind, that joke just never gets old.  Carlson, a fixture at Time magazine before jumping …
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Politically savvy Senators wanted middle class tax cut vote  —  Here's a depressing postscript to yesterday's decision by Senate Dems to postpone the vote on extending the middle class tax cuts: The most politically savvy Senators, the ones who are most involved in the politics of holding the Senate …
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Obama team uses flimflammery to inflate job numbers  —  Are you a financial adviser?  You may not know it, but you've got a green job.  Are you a wholesale buyer?  You've got a green job, too.  Or maybe you're a newspaper reporter.  You, too, have a green job — at least according to the Obama administration.
Discussion: protein wisdom
Jay Cost / Weekly Standard:
Morning Jay: Goodbye to the Clinton Majority, Those Lucky Dems, and More!  —  1. Goodbye To The Clinton Majority?  Recently, Franklin & Marshall College put out a poll of Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District, in the Philadelphia suburbs, that shows incumbent Democrat Patrick Murphy …
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Iconography of the Pledge  —  The visual iconography of the Pledge to America is fascinating.  It's full of photos of what I think are Republican members of Congress meeting with real Americans to better understand their problems and their burning desire for large deficit-financed tax cuts for rich people.
Caleb Howe / Caleb's blog:
November is Coming  —  Where do you stand?  —  Normally at RedState we post a brief description of any videos we post.  But this one ... you just have to watch it.  —  November.  It's coming.  —  Video created and produced by Ben Howe.
Andy Barr / The Politico:
Loretta Sanchez: ‘The Vietnamese’ are after my seat  —  California Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez is attracting national criticism for saying during a recent Spanish-language interview that “the Vietnamese” are trying to wrestle away her seat.  —  “The Vietnamese and the Republicans are …
Discussion: FrumForum
CNN:
Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) — CNN President Jim Walton announced a major shakeup of CNN management Friday, replacing the head of CNN/US with a long-time CNN executive known for his business turn-around skills.  —  HLN head Ken Jautz takes over as executive vice president of CNN/US …
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
The Message It Will Send  —  TPM Reader VF: … A somewhat different take from TPM Reader BF: … Democratic - United States Congress - Politics - Parties - Barack Obama
 
 
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Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
GOP's big money men return
Ramesh Ponnuru / National Review:
A Simpler Message on Taxes
Scott Keyes / Think Progress:
GOP Senate Nominee John Raese: 'I Made My Money The Old-Fashioned …
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Aamer Madhani / Hotline On Call:
Even Shepard Fairey's Losing Hope
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Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
Rep. Mike Pence is likely to seek higher office, say fellow House Republicans
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Scott / Power Line:
An appeal to Yale alumni
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Pete Rouse / Washington Post:
Senate Democrats again fail to pass campaign disclosure law
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Eugene Volokh / The Volokh Conspiracy:
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The Huffington Post:
Americans Vastly Underestimate Wealth Inequality, Support …
Discussion: Guardian and Speakeasy
J. Taylor Rushing / The Hill:
We'll run on our record
Discussion: Prairie Weather
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Responsibility Deficit
Damian Paletta / Real Time Economics:
Volcker Spares No One in Broad Critique