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8:50 AM ET, October 18, 2010

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Richard Mauer / Anchorage Daily News:
Miller security guards handcuff editor  —  The editor of the Alaska Dispatch website was arrested by U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller's private security guards Sunday as the editor attempted to interview Miller on camera at the end of a public event in an Anchorage school.
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Alaska Dispatch:
Alaska Dispatch editor detained at Miller event [updated]  —  Alaska Dispatch founder and editor Tony Hopfinger was grabbed and handcuffed by a private security detail working for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller on Sunday while trying to ask the Fairbanks Republican questions following …
Craig Medred / Alaska Dispatch:
Miller guard says editor refused to leave private event  —  A security guard who pushed Alaska Dispatch editor Tony Hopfinger into a wall and handcuffed him after a town hall meeting for Senate candidate Joe Miller on Sunday afternoon in Anchorage said he did so because Hopfinger refused to leave a private event.
Discussion: Politics Daily and Balloon Juice
KTUU-TV:
Miller security allegedly arrests journalist at public event
William Yardley / The Caucus:
News Editor Detained by Security Guards for Alaska Senate Candidate
Discussion: FrumForum
msnbc.com:
Meet the Press transcript for Oct. 17, 2010  —  on msnbc.com -  — More from: - TODAY - Nightly News - Meet the Press - Dateline - Morning Joe - Hardball - Countdown - Rachel Maddow - msnbc tv  —  MR. DAVID GREGORY: This Sunday, the president ramps up the campaign fight a little …
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
BUCK COMPARES HOMOSEXUALITY TO ALCOHOLISM.... Ken Buck has already …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Tanya Somanader / ThinkProgress:
Asked 7 Times, Fiorina Fails To Give A Frustrated Wallace One Solution To Cut Spending  —  Touting her outisde, business-executive saavy, GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina (R-CA) constantly chants the GOP mantra to cut government spending.  She even released a budget plan last month intended …
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Washington Post:
Graham: Obama is taking over ‘most of society’
The Huffington Post:
Republicans Struggle To Say How They Would Pay For Tax Cuts (VIDEO)
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook in Privacy Breach  —  Top-Ranked Applications Transmit Personal IDs, a Journal Investigation Finds  —  Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the F8 developer conference this spring.  —  Many of the most popular applications, or “apps,” on the social-networking site Facebook Inc …
Barbara Starr / CNN:
NATO official: Bin Laden, deputy hiding in northwest Pakistan  —  Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — Osama bin Laden and his deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri are believed to be hiding close to each other in houses in northwest Pakistan, but are not together, a senior NATO official said.
Michael Sandoval / National Review:
Slaphappy in CO-7: Perlmutter Slaps Frazier (Literally-w/video) Over Health Care; Candidates Exchange Verbal Jabs  —  Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter and GOP challenger Ryan Frazier verbally sparred over many issues, from energy and taxes to foreign policy and the national debt.
Evan McMorris-Santoro / TPMDC:
Rand Paul To Jack Conway: ‘You Demean Kentucky’  —  Whatever was left of the gloves in the heated Kentucky Senate race came off tonight.  In a televised debate from the University of Louisville, Republican nominee Rand Paul lashed out at his Democratic opponent, Jack Conway …
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
How GOP could win the 10 seats needed to take back Senate  —  Since 1930, party control of the House has flipped seven times.  And each time, Senate control has also switched.  —  The reason is simple: Wave elections are, well, wave-y.  If the voting public wants to send a message to the majority party …
Byron York / Beltway Confidential:
Obama: Dems are in trouble because Americans aren't thinking clearly  —  At a Saturday-evening fundraiser held in the home of a wealthy Massachusetts hospital executive, President Obama suggested Democrats are having difficulties in midterm campaigning because Americans simply aren't thinking clearly.
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The Huffington Post:
Obama: No Surprise That Hard-Pressed Pennsylvanians Turn Bitter
Discussion: Betsy's Page and RedState
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Rare and Foolish  —  Last month a Chinese trawler operating in Japanese-controlled waters collided with two vessels of Japan's Coast Guard.  Japan detained the trawler's captain; China responded by cutting off Japan's access to crucial raw materials.  —  And there was nowhere else to turn …
Discussion: naked capitalism and FrumForum
IEC:
The IEC make decisions to announce the Elections results.  —  The IEC Management Team gather at IEC, National Tally Center in Kabul, to audit the documents and make decisions on announcing election results.  To see the IEC decisions please click here.  —  The IEC Releases Partial and Preliminary Results
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Alissa J. Rubin / New York Times:
Widespread Fraud Is Seen in Afghan Elections
Discussion: FrumForum
Jon Ralston / Las Vegas Sun Blogs:
Video: Angle tells Hispanic kids “I'm not sure those are Latinos” in her ad (!), says really about northern border (!!)  —  If this isn't Sharron Angle, the great revisionist historian, in a nutshell, I'm not sure what is.  —  In the video clip at right, you not only can see the GOP U.S …
BBC:
France: Saudis warn of new al-Qaeda threat  —  French security forces have been on high alert for several weeks following earlier attack warnings  —  Saudi Arabia has warned France it is the target of an imminent al-Qaeda attack, French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux has said.
Discussion: Israel Matzav and protein wisdom
New York Times:
Amid Anger at Albany, Poll Shows Support for Cuomo  —  New York voters are profoundly pessimistic about the state economy, worried that they or someone in their household will be laid off in the coming year, and convinced that Albany is rife with corruption.
Michael Luo / New York Times:
Groups Push Legal Limits in Advertising  —  A recent television commercial sponsored by an Iowa-based nonprofit group, American Future Fund, attacking Representative Bobby Bright, an Alabama Democrat, could hardly have been more explicit in its closing: “On Election Day,” the narrator said, “take the right path.
flemingandhayes.com:
Barney Frank's Boyfriend Heckles Sean Bielat  —  Upon exiting the most recent debate with Barney Frank, located at WGBH studios in Boston, MA, Republican Congressional candidate, Sean Bielat, gets heckled by a Barney Frank “supporter” while talking to the media.
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Larry O'Connor / Breitbart.tv:
Barney Frank's Significant Other Heckles GOP Opponent
 
 
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Patricia Cohen / New York Times:
‘Culture of Poverty’ Makes a Comeback
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Guy Benson / Townhall.com:
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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
A Canadian line of Campbell's soups has activists stewing over Islamic connection
Discussion: Mother Jones and Prairie Weather
Phil Stewart / Reuters:
Pentagon braces for huge WikiLeaks dump on Iraq war
Discussion: The Page
theblogprof:
Jerry Brown: Vote for me and I'll pay for illegals to go to college …
Rasmussen Reports:
Election 2010: Hawaii Senate
Discussion: HillBuzz and National Review
 Earlier Items: 
Elyse Siegel / The Huffington Post:
John McCain: I'd ‘Absolutely’ Filibuster 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal (VIDEO)
Kevin Bogardus / The Hill:
Labor increases spending on ads in midterm campaign home stretch
Discussion: Weasel Zippers