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4:30 AM ET, November 10, 2010

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CBS News:
Mystery Missile Launch Seen off Calif. Coast  —  Military Mum on Nature of “Big Missile” Rising Out of Pacific - a Possible Show of U.S. Military Might  —  (CBS) A mysterious missile launch off the southern California coast was caught by CBS affiliate KCBS's cameras Monday night …
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Uncinus / Contrail Science Overflow:
Jet contrails from some angles look like missile trails  —  [Edit - This post was originally from Jan 19th, 2010.  I've updated it with information about the “Mystery Missile” contrail of Nov 8, 2010, at the bottom of this post.  Clearly it's the same thing]
Noah Shachtman / Danger Room:
Video Catches Mystery ‘Missile’ Launch Near L.A. [Updated Once More]
Fox News:
Mystery Solved? Missile Launch Could Be a Jet Contrail
Discussion: alicublog and Pajamas Media
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Wonderful: Military not sure yet who fired “big missile” …
Alex Barker / Westminster Blog:
Bush: “I probably won't even vote for McCain”  —  George W. Bush's bombastic return to the world stage has reminded me of my favourite Bush anecdote, which for various reasons we couldn't publish at the time.  Some of the witnesses still dine out on it.  —  The venue was the Oval Office.
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Ben Armbruster / ThinkProgress:
In 2008, Bush Said He 'Probably Won't Even Vote For' McCain  —  With stories about President Bush's new memoir dominating the headlines this week, Financial Times Westminster correspondent Alex Barker reports on his “favourite Bush anecdote,” which he writes, “for various reasons we couldn't publish at the time.
Dallas Morning News:
Thousands flock to George W. Bush book signing in North Dallas  —  tadams@dallasnews.com  —  gsalinas@dallasnews.com  —  Fans of former President George W. Bush began lining up Monday night for a book signing this morning at a North Dallas bookstore.  —  An estimated 4,000 people …
New York Times:
Republicans Maneuver to Oust Their Leader  —  WASHINGTON — Turning their attention to the 2012 presidential election, Republican leaders are digging in for a battle over control of the Republican National Committee, judging that its role in fund-raising, get-out-the-vote operations and other tasks …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
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Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Republicans attempt to recruit alternative to Michael Steele
Discussion: American Power and FrumForum
Alaska_Politics / Anchorage Daily News:
Absentee ballot count gets under way  —  From Sean Cockerham at the Alaska Division of Elections office in Anchorage-  —  We've got our first numbers, showing Joe Miller making small gains on Lisa Murkowski.  But they are from only three Anchorage districts, including ones where the military vote is heavy.
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Becky Bohrer / Associated Press:
Miller sues to force exact spelling rule for write-in votes  —  JUNEAU — GOP nominee Joe Miller is asking a federal judge to keep the state from using discretion in counting write-in ballots in Alaska's hotly contested Senate race.  —  The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, comes …
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
Miller makes slight gains as absentee votes are counted in Alaska Senate race
Discussion: HotAirPundit
Aharding / CNN:
Democrats want leadership elections delayed  —  (CNN) - Two House Democrats are circulating a letter asking Democratic leaders to push their party's leadership elections for the next Congress until December.  —  Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D- Ohio) and Peter Defazio (D-Oregon) say in the letter that the …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Pelosi: Dems will work with new GOP majority when possible
Discussion: The Politico
Dan Berman / The Politico:
Report: White House edited to favor drilling ban  —  The White House rewrote crucial sections of an Interior Department report to suggest an independent group of scientists and engineers supported a six-month ban on offshore oil drilling, the Interior inspector general says in a new report.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and FrumForum
Pat Garofalo / ThinkProgress:
House Republicans Name Program That Already Expired As First Spending Item They Would Cut  —  ThinkProgress has been documenting the struggles that House Republicans have been having as they attempt to claim the mantle of fiscal responsibility without laying out any real spending cuts to which anyone might object.
Discussion: NationalJournal.com and Daily Kos
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RSC:
Tackling Spending: Save $25 Billion by Restoring Welfare Reform
Discussion: Wonk Room
Frank Newport / Gallup:
As Book Tour Begins, George W. Bush's Favorable Rating at 44%  —  Nearly two years after leaving office, Bush's image remains more negative than positive  —  PRINCETON, NJ — As he begins promoting his new memoir “Decision Points,” former President George W. Bush receives a 44% favorable and 53% unfavorable rating from Americans.
Discussion: Top of the Ticket and Hot Air
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John Feehery / Pundits Blog:
Bush revisited  —  Let's posit right now that George W. Bush loves …
Discussion: The Politico
BBC:
Obama in Indonesia: Much work needed on Muslim ties  —  Obama: “Indonesia is where many of the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century come together”  —  President Barack Obama has admitted the US must do “a lot more work” to improve ties with the Muslim world, as he continues an Asian tour in Indonesia.
Discussion: RIGHTNETWORK and Jihad Watch
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Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
Obama, in Indonesia, Pledges Expanded Ties With Muslim Nations
NationalJournal.com:
Presidential Power Rankings  —  The Hotline assesses which potential White House contenders are most likely to win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.  —  Welcome to The Hotline's inaugural edition of Presidential Power Rankings.  —  Who is best positioned to win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination?
Kasie Hunt / The Politico:
Alvin Greene mulls presidential bid  —  'Maybe.  I'll have to see,' Alvin Greene said about running for president.  —  Alvin Greene might run for president.  —  Greene, the unlikely Democratic Senate nominee in South Carolina who lost overwhelmingly to Republican Sen. Jim DeMint last week …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH, THE FAMOUS, AND THE NEW JERSEY GOVERNORS.... New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), a media darling and favorite of many Republican activists, has a penchant for complaining about wasteful government spending and public employees who abuse the system and fail to respect the taxpayers footing the bills.
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David Leonhardt / Economix:
The Myth of Record-High Gold  —  2:14 p.m. |  Updated with more detail  —  “Gold sets record high amid economic fears,” The Associated Press recently wrote.  “Gold surges to record high,” CNN said.  Gold closed Monday “at a record $1,402.80 per troy ounce,” the front page of The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
The Huffington Post:
First Salvo In Social Security Fight: OweNo, A $20 Million Campaign Launched With Bayh, Conrad As Allies  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION? … WASHINGTON — In what may be the first major move of the forthcoming Social Security debate, the Peterson Foundation launched on Tuesday a $20 million TV ad campaign …
Discussion: TPMDC and The Hill
Rachel La Corte / Associated Press:
Wiggins takes lead in WA Supreme Court race  —  Charlie Wiggins took a slim lead Tuesday over incumbent Justice Richard Sanders after trailing him for nearly a week of vote counting in the race for state Supreme Court.  —  Wiggins had a 3,517-vote lead following the vote count update from King County …
Donald J. Boudreaux / Christian Science Monitor:
Progressives don't really get progress, but the American people do  —  Progressives claim to have a monopoly on progress - designed by intellectuals who ‘know better’ and brought about by a big, beneficent government.  But Americans voted in last week's elections that this brand …
Discussion: Left Coast Rebel
Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
No charges in destruction of CIA videotapes, Justice Department says  —  No one will face criminal charges for the destruction of CIA videotapes depicting harsh interrogations of terrorism suspects during the Bush administration, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Discussion: ThinkProgress
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Gail the Actuary / The Oil Drum:
Jeff Rubin: Oil and the End of Globalization - ASPO-USA  —  One of the keynote speakers at the recent ASPO-USA conference was Jeff Rubin, former Chief Economist with CIBC World Market.  Rubin talked about why he believes high oil prices caused the recent recession.
Discussion: Newshoggers.com
Jillian Rayfield / TPMMuckraker:
Social Conservative Bryan Fischer: Get Rid Of The ‘Curse’ That Is The Grizzly Bear  —  Bryan Fischer really hates it when animals attack.  Like, hates it so much that he thinks we'd be better off without them.  —  Which is why Fischer, who is the “Director of Issues Analysis” …
Susan Heavey / Reuters:
Cigna CEO: Don't repeal U.S. health law  —  (Reuters) - Repealing the new U.S. healthcare law would be a waste of time, but there is room to improve it, the chief executive of health insurer Cigna Corp (CI.N) said on Tuesday.  —  “I don't think it's in our society's best interest to expend energy …
Discussion: Swampland
 
 
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Telegraph:
Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan ‘for blasphemy’
Discussion: The Jawa Report
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Olbermann's First Words Back On Air: “Oh, Hi! ...So, What's New?”
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