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5:15 PM ET, October 19, 2010

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Ben Evans / Associated Press:
O'Donnell questions separation of church, state  —  WILMINGTON, Del. — Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell of Delaware on Tuesday questioned whether the U.S. Constitution calls for a separation of church and state, appearing to disagree or not know that the First Amendment bars the government from establishing religion.
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Michelle Malkin:
Chris Coons can't name the five freedoms in the First Amendment  —  That's right.  Delaware Democratic Senate candidate Chris Coons can't name the five freedoms in the First Amendment.  —  But all you'll hear from the MSM today is that Christine O'Donnell — correctly …
Lucy Madison / CBS News:
Christine O'Donnell: “Where in the Constitution is the Separation of Church and State?”  —  Updated: 11:51am ET.  —  Republican Senate Candidate Christine O'Donnell today challenged her Democratic opponent Chris Coons on his statement that the Constitution disallowed the integration of religion …
Cuffy Meigs / Perfunction:
Historic Illiteracy: Idiot Sarah Palin “Party Like It's 1773” After The Election!  —  OMG, will this blithering idiot ever shut up?! … I mean, 1773?!  WOW.  Glad I wasn't the only one who caught this latest Palin gaffe:  —  And finally, channeling the Insane Clown Posse:
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Ashley Powers / Los Angeles Times:
Palin: Don't 'party like it's 1773' just yet  —  The former Alaska governor kicks off a nationwide Tea Party Express tour by telling activists in Reno they can't stop until conservatives control Washington.  She takes aim at Nevada Sen. Harry Reid.  —  Sarah Palin speaks at an event launching …
Michelle Malkin:
The significance of 1773: Moron leftists mock Palin, embarrass themselves
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Univision shuts down 'Don't Vote' ad  —  The Spanish-language network Univision has refused to air an ad from a GOP-led Hispanic group telling Hispanic voters to sit out the race between Sharron Angle and Harry Reid.  —  “Univision will not be running any spots from Latinos for Reform related to voting …
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Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Maker Of Ad Telling Latinos Not To Vote Has Long History In GOP (VIDEO)
Discussion: New York Magazine
Michael Cooper / New York Times:
From Obama, the Tax Cut Nobody Heard Of  —  HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — What if a president cut Americans' income taxes by $116 billion and nobody noticed?  —  It is not a rhetorical question.  At Pig Pickin' and Politickin', a barbecue-fed rally organized here last week by a Republican women's club …
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Pennsylvania Senate tied  —  You can put Pennsylvania Senate back in the toss up category.  Joe Sestak leads Pat Toomey 46-45 in our newest poll of the race, erasing the 9 point deficit he had in an August PPP survey.  —  Toomey's support has remained stagnant over the last 2 months …
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Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
Albany Governor Debate Verges on Farce  —  The moderators' questions were frequently ignored.  The candidates barely looked at one another.  One wore black gloves and spoke of himself repeatedly in the third person.  And Andrew M. Cuomo, the Democratic candidate and the race's front-runner, at times struggled to suppress laughter.
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Chris Good / The Atlantic Online:
American Mustache Institute Endorses Jimmy McMillan for Governor
CNN:
Military recruiters told they can accept openly gay applicants  —  The Pentagon has advised recruiting commands that they can accept openly gay and lesbian recruit candidates, given the recent federal court decision that bars the military from expelling openly gay service members, according to a Pentagon spokeswoman.
Discussion: Advocate and Althouse
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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Joe Miller's private “guards” were active-duty military  —  The private “guards” working for GOP Senate nominee Joe Miller  —  One of the more disturbing election incidents took place in Alaska on Sunday night, when private “guards” working for GOP Senate nominee Joe Miller forcibly detained …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Democrat says he's heard Pelosi won't run again for Speaker  —  A House Democratic lawmaker said late last week that he'd heard Nancy Pelosi wouldn't seek another term as Speaker.  —  Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) said that not only would he not back Pelosi (D-Calif.) for Speaker again …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Gregg: Repeal not best tactic on healthcare law
Alex Isenstadt / The Politico:
99 Dem House seats in danger  —  With two weeks remaining until Election Day, the political map has expanded to put Democrats on the run across the country - with 99 Democratic-held House seats now in play, according to a POLITICO analysis, and Republicans well in reach of retaking the House.
Sean J. Miller / Ballot Box:
GOP targets Harry Reid for living at the Ritz  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) Washington address has emerged as an issue in his race against Republican Sharron Angle.  —  The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) went up with its first TV ad in Nevada on Tuesday …
Discussion: CNN
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Molly Ball / The Politico:
Early vote a bad omen for Harry Reid
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Aqua Buddha prank victim: Jack Conway ad is “over the top,” but accurate, raises legit questions  —  Dem Jack Conway's new ad hammering Rand Paul over his college excesses is accurate on the facts, and it's legit to raise questions about his past views as a way of probing whether his current posture …
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National Journal Online:
No Biden-Clinton Swap in the Works, Obama Says  —  President Obama signaled today that he will seek reelection and dismissed as “completely unfounded” reports that he might replace Vice President Joe Biden on his 2012 ticket with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Kimball Perry / Cincinnati.com:
Lawsuit: CPS pushing Democrats  —  Three van loads of Hughes High students were taken last week - during school hours - to vote and given sample ballots only for Democratic candidates and then taken for ice cream, a Monday lawsuit alleges.  —  The complaint was made by Thomas Brinkman Jr. …
Michael Gerson / Washington Post:
Obama the snob  —  After a series of ineffective public messages — leaving the political landscape dotted with dry rhetorical wells — President Obama has hit upon a closing argument.  —  “Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now,” he recently told a group of Democratic donors …
Bob Herbert / New York Times:
That Sinking Feeling  —  Barack Obama seems to think he's done a pretty terrific job as president, but maybe he hasn't trumpeted his accomplishments effectively enough.  —  He told The Times's Peter Baker, in an interview for the Sunday magazine, “Given how much stuff was coming at us …
Matthew Mosk / ABCNEWS:
Partying Lawmaker Gropes Student Reporter  —  An ABC News Investigation Finds A Lack of Scrutiny Breeds Scandal Among State Lawmakers  —  An ABC News investigation has found that corporate interests and their lobbyists are increasingly turning to state legislatures for lucrative contracts …
Discussion: Breitbart.tv, Raw Story and Mediaite
 
 
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Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
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Colby Hall / Mediaite:
Robert Gibbs Gets Grilled By Reporters Over White House Plans …
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Keith Bradsher / New York Times:
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Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
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DCCC:
LOOKING AT THE POLLS...  Rahm Emanuel just sent this message to DCCC supporters:
Discussion: The Hill, CNN and The Caucus
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