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7:00 AM ET, October 29, 2010

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Gawker:
I Had a One-Night Stand With Christine O'Donnell  —  Three years ago this week, an intoxicated Christine O'Donnell showed up at the apartment of a 25-year-old Philadelphian and ended up spending the night in his bed.  Here's his story—and photos—of his escapade with the would-be Delaware senator.
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The Smoking Gun:
On The Trail Of “Anonymous,” Christine O'Donnell's Sex-Free Pal  —  Buster … [UPDATE: TSG has identified the “Anonymous” correspondent who today detailed his purported (sexless) one-night stand with Christine O'Donnell.  See bottom of piece.]  —  Readers of today's first-person account …
Discussion: YID With LID and Classical Values
Michelle Malkin:
The Gawker smear machine: A refresher course; Update: O'Donnell responds  —  If you're a longtime reader of this blog, you know all about the Gawker smear machine and its misogynist war on conservative women.  —  Under Gawker Media boss Nick Denton, barrel-scraping blog Wonkette published racist, sexist crap like this:
Foster Kamer / Runnin' Scared:
Dustin Dominiak: The Guy Who Sleazed Christine O'Donnell, Says Friend (Updated)  —  ​Remember that time earlier this afternoon Gawker took some guy's sleazy story about the time three years ago on Halloween he hooked up with Christine O'Donnell, the would-be Senator from Delaware …
Discussion: The Awl
Jessica Coen / Jezebel:
Why You Care About Christine O'Donnell Getting To Third Base  —  So here's the deal: One time Christine O'Donnell got drunk and made out with a dude.  They didn't do it, BUT STILL.  —  Except, well, who really cares?  Actually, you do.  Maybe not you individually or specifically, but you …
J.P. Freire / Beltway Confidential:
NOW refuses comment on Gawker's Christine O'Donnell sex smear UPDATE …
Discussion: Wonkette
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Bill Clinton pushed Kendrick Meek to quit Florida race  —  Bill Clinton sought to persuade Rep. Kendrick Meek to drop out of the race for Senate during a trip to Florida last week — and nearly succeeded.  —  Meek agreed — twice — to drop out and endorse Gov. Charlie Crist's independent bid …
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Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Crist says White House was involved  —  (CNN) - In an appearance on Fox news Thursday night Republican-turned-independent Senate candidate, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist said he spoke with Rep. Kendrick Meek and “several people” at the White House about having Meek step out of the race.
Ezra Klein / The Plum Line:
Charlie Crist asked Clinton camp to suggest Meek drop out, source says  —  Charlie Crist personally called a top adviser to Bill Clinton and asked if the former president would discuss with Kendrick Meek the possibility of dropping out of the Florida Senate race, according to a source close to Clinton.
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
TRENDING: Clinton to CNN: I spoke with Meek twice
Discussion: The Politico and Hot Air
Emily Goodin / Ballot Box:
Meek denies report he was going to drop out of Florida Senate race, endorse Crist
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Once again, Bill Clinton tries unsuccessfully to nudge an …
Discussion: Guardian
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Wow: Charlie Cook moves Barney Frank's seat from “likely Democratic” to “lean Democratic”  —  Remember, as of just a few weeks ago, this seat wasn't even on the board.  Then, for the first time in decades, MA-4 popped up in the “likely Democratic” column.  And now, if you'll pardon the pun, it's moved a bit further to the right.
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Sabato's Crystal Ball:
The Crystal Ball's Final Calls  —  Larry J. Sabato, Director, U.Va. Center for Politics  —  The time has finally come in this two-year election cycle to make the final calls.  Thanks to everyone who has helped us by providing background info, tips, private polls, observations, and constructive criticism.
Shira Toeplitz / The Politico:
Poll: Miller falls to last place
Laura Myers / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Angle poll data improve  —  Reid countering with huge effort to get out his voters  —  Positioned to pull off the biggest upset in the nation, GOP challenger Sharron Angle heads into Election Day leading Democratic incumbent Sen. Harry Reid by 4 percentage points, says a new poll for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and 8NewsNow.
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New York Times:   As Reid Falters, Schumer Subtly Stands in the Wings
Ed Whelan / National Review:
Tribe to Obama: Sotomayor Is “Not Nearly As Smart As She Seems To Think She Is”  —  I've obtained a copy of an interesting letter that Harvard law professor Larry Tribe wrote to his protégé, President Barack Obama, in the immediate aftermath of Justice Souter's announcement of his decision to retire from the Court.
Andy Barr / The Politico:
Meg Whitman: ‘It breaks my heart,’ but deport housekeeper  —  California GOP gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman says her former housekeeper should be deported.  —  Whitman — down 10 percentage points in the latest Field Poll after spending over $140 million of her own money on the campaign …
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Anthony York / PolitiCal:
Whitman says her former housekeeper should be deported
Discussion: Calitics
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Shocker: Bush beats Obama 48/43 in poll  —  When I wrote yesterday that the “blame Bush” strategy had reached its expiration date, I had no idea how prescient that was.  Pollster Douglas Schoen, who partners with longtime Democratic strategist Mark Penn at Penn Schoen & Berland …
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CNN:
Arkansas school board member to resign over anti-gay post  —  (CNN) — A school board district member in Arkansas who came under fire for an anti-gay post on a social networking site regrets the comments and will resign his seat, he told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Thursday.
Tom Junod / Esquire:
The Sore Winners: Will America's Super Minority Sink Us All?  —  Last summer — long before Bill O'Reilly reminded Whoopi Goldberg that “Muslims killed us on 9/11,” well before Jan Brewer reminded the Arizona police what identity politics mean today, and certainly before an election that's less …
Discussion: Obsidian Wings
Tom A. Peter / Christian Science Monitor:
Osama bin Laden threatens French troops, France announces pullout from Afghanistan  —  France denies any connection between its decision to remove troops from Afghanistan in 2011 and Osama bin Laden's pledge to attack French troops.  —  Kabul, Afghanistan  —  France is leaving Afghanistan.
Charles Peters / Washington Monthly:
Tilting at Windmills  —  Jobs versus schools: It's complicated  —  In January of 1979, Marion Berry was about to take office for his first term as mayor of Washington.  A mutual friend mistakenly thought we might hit it off and brought us together for lunch.  He asked me what I thought was Washington's number one problem.
Ken Boehm / Big Government:
FTC Drops Investigation of Google Less Than a Week After Company Exec Hosts Obama Fundraiser  —  Yesterday, the White House blog asked “as special interest billionaires continued to pour secret donations of millions of dollars each into front groups supporting Republicans, we asked the obvious question: “What do they expect in return?
Pew Hispanic Center:
Illegal Immigration Backlash Worries, Divides Latinos  —  The national political backlash against illegal immigration has created new divisions among Latinos and heightened their concerns about discrimination against members of their ethnic group-including those who were born in the United States or who immigrated legally.
Lynda Waddington / Iowa Independent:
Anti-judge bus tour dwarfed by pro-retention rally  —  CEDAR RAPIDS — If event attendees are any indication of ballot totals following midterm elections Tuesday, three Iowa Supreme Court justices up for a retention vote next week will overwhelmingly maintain their seats.
Courier-Journal:
Women  —  Preston and Tucker illustrate one problem Conway may face come Election Day.  —  The poll found that women, a reliable Democratic voting bloc, are becoming less likely to vote for Conway.  The poll found that Conway leads Paul just 48 percent to 46 percent among women …
Telegraph:
‘Liberal gene’ discovered by scientists  —  People with left wing views may have their political opinions controlled by a “liberal gene”, according to scientists.  —  The research suggests that some people have an inherent bias against conservative thinking, that is independent of their education or upbringing.
Simmi Aujla / The Politico:
Rep. to DOJ: Watch tea party at polls  —  Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) is asking the Department of Justice to investigate whether tea party groups are intimidating black and Hispanic voters in her district.  —  Jackson Lee has asked Attorney General Eric Holder to send poll monitors …
Discussion: Gateway Pundit and Weasel Zippers
 
 
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