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2:05 PM ET, November 1, 2010

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Gallup:
Republicans Appear Poised to Win Big on Tuesday  —  Lead in generic ballot large enough to give Republicans solid majority control of U.S. House  —  PRINCETON, NJ — The final USA Today/Gallup measure of Americans' voting intentions for Congress shows Republicans continuing to hold …
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Miller leads in Alaska  —  Joe Miller is favored heading into the final two days of the US Senate campaign in Alaska.  37% of voters say they'll pick him while 30% plan to vote for Scott McAdams and another 30% plan to write in Lisa Murkowski.  —  Miller is winning despite having …
Scott Rasmussen / Wall Street Journal:
A Vote Against Dems, Not for the GOP  —  Voters don't want to be governed from the left, right or center.  They want Washington to recognize that Americans want to govern themselves.  —  In the first week of January 2010, Rasmussen Reports showed Republicans with a nine-point lead on the generic congressional ballot.
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
5 Reasons Republicans Could Do Even Better Than Expected  —  Dawn breaks over New York City on Wednesday, Nov. 3.  Democrats catching the early train to work are thinking about adding a little whiskey to their morning coffee.  Because the headlines they are reading are truly terrible.
Alexander Burns / The Politico:
What if it's a massacre?  - Gallup: ‘Unprecedented’ GOP lead - Monday stakes: Pelosi, Obama, Barbour in hot seat - Dems bank on GOTV - Ralston predicts Reid win  —  THE DAY BEFORE - WHAT IF IT'S A MASSACRE?  Remember over the summer, when we were debating whether House Republicans needed …
John Harwood / New York Times:
With Victory, Republicans Would Face Uncertainty  —  MIAMI — If voters engineer the Congressional makeover that strategists in both parties now expect, the implications for governance over the next two years, and for America's political future, remain a mystery.
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
GOP headed for PA sweep
Discussion: Hot Air
The Politico:
Next for GOP leaders: Stopping Sarah Palin  —  Top Republicans in Washington and in the national GOP establishment say the 2010 campaign highlighted an urgent task that they will begin in earnest as soon as the elections are over: Stop Sarah Palin.  —  Interviews with advisers …
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Scott Wong / The Politico:
Michael Steele to GOP Sarah Palin critics: ‘Shut up’
Discussion: CNN, The Note and Taylor Marsh
The Huffington Post:
Is Rick Perry The Next Sarah Palin?
Discussion: Off the Kuff
David Carr / New York Times:
Rally to Shift the Blame  —  In his new role as a political leader, which is what you call somebody if he hosts a rally on the Washington Mall for over 200,000 people, Jon Stewart was a little hemmed at the Rally to Restore Sanity on Saturday.  Because sanity should know no party, partisan rhetoric was not on the teleprompter.
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David Weigel / Weigel:
What I Saw at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear
Discussion: This Just In and CNN
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
BUMMER.  Kid Dresses Up as Obama Joker For White House Halloween Party  —  On the bright side, at least the president didn't have another meltdown.  —  President and Michelle Obama greeted kids for Halloween at the White House.  —  They didn't expect this...  One of the kids dressed as Obama Joker.
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Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Obama prepared to dust off veto pen should GOP take the House  —  President Obama is ready to flex some muscle by using the veto pen if Republicans win back a majority in the House.  —  Democrats and White House aides said that Obama is prepared to wield his veto pen and effectively stare …
Mike Allen / The Politico:
John Boehner to hit President Obama on ‘enemies’
Robin Bravender / The Politico:
Harry Reid loss could reopen nuke debate  —  Opponents of a Nevada nuclear waste dump thought they'd finally managed to kill the Yucca Mountain project.  Then came Sharron Angle.  —  The tea party-backed Republican stands a good chance at ousting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid …
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:   Can Reid Still Win?
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Nevada going down to the wire...  The Nevada Senate race is headed …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Mugged by the Moralizers  —  “How many of you people want to pay for your neighbor's mortgage that has an extra bathroom and can't pay their bills?”  That's the question CNBC's Rick Santelli famously asked in 2009, in a rant widely credited with giving birth to the Tea Party movement.
Discussion: The Big Picture
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
O'Donnell has trouble airing 30-minute TV ad in Delaware  —  Christine O'Donnell is taking a page from the playbook of Barack Obama.  The Republican Senate candidate has produced a 30-minute television advertisement in the form of a documentary chronicling her connection with the people of Delaware.
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Christina Bellantoni / Roll Call:
O'Donnell Buys 30-Minute Spots in Final Days
Discussion: Hot Air, msnbc.com and National Review
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
A Donation Clouds Fox News Report  —  The Fox Business Network focused on what it called “The War on Business” all last week, but on Tuesday its coverage was decidedly more focused — with a series of reports about a California ballot initiative that its parent company, the News Corporation, had spent $1.3 million to defeat.
David Weigel / Weigel:
Evan Bayh, Get Off the Air  —  It's not usually a good idea to write off of a negative reaction to a TV show.  It works for recaps of reality shows, perhaps, but not politics.  But I have watched Evan Bayh, the retiring senator from Indiana, bring his Eeyore act to Morning Joe and I'm not sure …
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
CROWD ROARS AT WORLD SERIES As Bush Zings a Strike to Start Game 4 (Video)  —  What a moment!  —  George Bush 41 and George Bush 43 entered the stadium together tonight to throw out the first ball at the World Series.  —  THE CROWD ROARED.  —  Then GW threw a strike to home plate catcher Nolan Ryan to start off game 4.
WNYMedia.net:
Carl Paladino's Halloween Drunktacular  —  While Andrew Cuomo was in Monroe County rallying supporters and actually campaigning, Carl Paladino was having himself a helluva time at South Buffalo watering hole, Potter's Field.  The bar, just down the block from Carl's house is one of his favorite places …
Damien Cave / New York Times:
Young Voters Say They Feel Abandoned  —  MIAMI — Two years ago, the University of Miami could not get enough Barack Obama.  The campaign rally he held here felt like a rock concert, his face appeared on T-shirts all over campus, and pro-Obama volunteers registered 2,000 new voters.
Ezra Klein:
The media's pro-Palin corruption  —  “Corrupt bastards,” tweeted Sarah Palin.  “CBS/media plot against Joe Miller before our Anchorage rally Thurs Kinda'what I've put up w for 2 yrs.”  —  That's a bit hard to parse, but it's safe to say Palin doesn't like the media much.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Neil King Jr / Wall Street Journal:
Vote Hints at Historic Political Volatility  —  KOKOMO, Ind.—Voters this week look set to do something not seen since the early 1950s: Oust a substantial number of sitting House lawmakers for the third election in a row.  —  The apparent Republican resurgence suggests the country is caught …
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Close Senate race in Colorado  —  The Senate race in Colorado continues to look like it will be one of the closest in the country on Tuesday night.  PPP's final poll there finds Ken Buck ahead of Michael Bennet by the slimmest of margins, 49-48.  —  Each candidate has his party base pretty much sewn up.
Discussion: National Review, Daily Kos and POLISING
Standpoint:
On Giving Up  —  Jon Stewart's Rally for Sanity yesterday featured Yusuf Islam aka Cat Stevens singing “Peace Train”.  Islam/Stevens previously showed his commitment to peace and sanity by saying that death was the appropriate punishment for Salman Rushdie's “blasphemy”.
 
 
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Brad Johnson / ThinkProgress:
‘Kill Some Crackers’: GOP Group Pays Fox Affiliates To Influence …
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Ross Douthat / New York Times:
How We Got Here  —  From the early 1990s through the 2008 election …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Mother Jones
journalists.org:
MSNBC.com, NPR, Pro Publica and CNN.com take top honors at 2010 …
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Gov. Rendell: Clinton more effective in Pa. than Obama
Discussion: Fox News and Weasel Zippers
Josh Barro / National Review:
Obama's “Decoupling” Proposal Is a Trap
Beth Reinhard / St. Petersburg Times:
232 media outlets to cover Marco Rubio on Election Night
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Scott / Power Line:
Investigate this  —  In a series of posts on Obama administration …
Discussion: BLACKFIVE and Chicago Boyz
 Earlier Items: 
Ezra Klein:
Military stimulus  —  I'm pretty skeptical that a war with Iran …
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
New Senate unlikely to include black members; few candidates ran in 2010
Discussion: Chicago Tribune
CNN:
Is it really that bad? 75 percent say yes
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Byron Tau / Ben Smith's Blog:
Tacos for all  —  A Maryland-based restaurant is offering free food …
Vanity Fair:
The 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll
Discussion: The Hill and Weasel Zippers
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Sen. Bayh: GOP wins could improve chances of Obama reelection
Discussion: The Politico
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Rossi holds small lead
Discussion: Firedoglake, Hot Air and Daily Kos
Neil Irwin / Washington Post:
Federal Reserve's, Bernanke's credibility on line with new move to boost economy
Discussion: Yglesias