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2:45 PM ET, December 14, 2010

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Michael Moore / Open Mike:
Why I'm Posting Bail Money for Julian Assange  —  Yesterday, in the Westminster Magistrates Court in London, the lawyers for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange presented to the judge a document from me stating that I have put up $20,000 of my own money to help bail Mr. Assange out of jail.
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Matthew Weaver / News: News blog:
Julian Assange granted bail: live updates  —  • Assange granted bail to cheers from supporters  —  • He remains in custody as Sweden says it will appeal  —  • Assange criticises Visa, MasterCard and Paypal from cell  —  • Police worked case against Madeleine McCann's parents
Rajiv Chandrasekaran / Washington Post:
Richard Holbrooke dies: Veteran U.S. diplomat brokered Dayton peace accords  —  Longtime U.S. diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke, whose relentless prodding and deft maneuvering yielded the 1995 Dayton peace accords that ended the war in Bosnia - a success he hoped to repeat as President Obama's chief envoy …
New York Times:
Release on Bail of WikiLeaks Founder Is Delayed by Appeal  —  LONDON — After a week in detention facing possible extradition, Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks antisecrecy group, was ordered released on $310,000 bail by a court on Tuesday as he challenges a Swedish prosecutor's demand …
Mike In / Michael Moore:
WITNESS STATEMENT OF MICHAEL MOORE  —  WITNESS STATEMENT  —  (CJ Act 1967, s.9 MC Act 1980, ss.5A(3)(a) and 5B;  —  Criminal Procedure Rules 2010, Rule 27)  —  This statement (consisting of 2 pages each signed by me) is true to the best of my knowledge and belief and I make it knowing that …
Mike Allen / The Politico:
STEELE STUNS, RUNS: ‘The job is fun’ — ROMNEY SPLITS WITH HOUSE GOP, BLASTS TAX DEAL — Michael Moore offers servers to WikiLeaks — Remembering Richard Holbrooke — Grace Gallo b'day  —  Good Tuesday morning.  EXCLUSIVE: This morning, Rep. Eric Cantor will announce the senior staff …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Ezra Klein:
Why the tax deal might fail
Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
Strong American Voice in Diplomacy and Crisis
Washington Post:
Health reform will survive its legal fight  —  In March, New Hampshire preschool teacher Gail O'Brien, who was unable to obtain health insurance through her employer, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of lymphoma.  Her subsequent applications for health insurance were rejected because of her condition.
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Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Amateur Hour: VA Judge Makes Elementary Error In Health Care Ruling  —  The Virginia federal district court judge who ruled yesterday that the individual mandate in the health care bill is unconstitutional is catching a lot of flack — and not just for having a financial interest in an anti-health care reform consulting firm.
Adam Serwer / American Prospect:
Hudson And Scalia, Ctd.  —  Like me, Jason Mazzone believes that Justice Antonin Scalia was Judge Henry E. Hudson's intended audience in his ruling striking down the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act: … My personal belief is that Republicans hate the law and want to see it gone …
Orin Kerr / The Volokh Conspiracy:
The Significant Error in Judge Hudson's Opinion
Kevin Sack / New York Times:
Years of Wrangling Lie Ahead for Health Care Law
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Huge Senate majority votes to advance $858B tax package  —  President Obama's $858 billion tax package won a huge bipartisan majority in the Senate Monday evening, setting it up for a contentious debate in the House.  —  In a 83-15 vote, the Senate quashed a filibuster by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Va.).
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Reid, Senate Dems plan to move START arms treaty as soon as Wednesday
Discussion: FrumForum
Simmi Aujla / The Politico:
Steny Hoyer: Estate tax a ‘great concern’
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Sen. Nelson skeptical Senate can ratify START treaty with Russia by year's end
The Politico:
New 'don't ask' House vote building
Discussion: CNN and USA Today
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
House Dems introduce stand-alone measure to repeal 'Don't ask'
Discussion: FrumForum
Matt Bai / New York Times:
As Electoral Ground Shifts, Bloomberg Could Skip the Party  —  On Sunday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg flatly ruled out an independent run for president in 2012.  On Monday, he appeared at the national unveiling in New York of No Labels, a group that aspires to build a grass-roots movement …
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Byron York / Washington Examiner:
‘No Labels’ rally: Bipartisan with Democratic tinge
James C. McKinley Jr / New York Times:
Atheist Ads on Buses Rattle Fort Worth  —  FORT WORTH — Stand on a corner in this city and you might get a case of theological whiplash.  —  A public bus rolls by with an atheist message on its side: “Millions of people are good without God.”  Seconds later, a van follows bearing a riposte: “I still love you.
Eric Boehlert / Media Matters for America:
Memo to the media: They're called “obstructionists”  —  That sore-loser phrase doesn't seem to get much use these days.  Yet watching Senate Republicans in the minority essentially close down the chamber, not allowing any votes to proceed until their demands are met regarding tax cuts for the very wealthy …
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Corker assembling bloc to demand reforms ahead of debt ceiling vote  —  Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said Tuesday he's hoping to assemble a bloc of senators who will demand tax and spending reforms before agreeing to vote to raise the U.S. debt ceiling next year.
Kat Stoeffel / New York Observer:
No Labels and Other Ripped Off Designs  —  Brooklyn-based artist Thomas Porostocky's friends and fans have been tipping off NY media that his art has been used without permission by the bi-partisan political group No Labels.  —  Porostocky designed star-spangled giraffes …
Reuters:
Larry Summers Replacements Said To Be Either Sperling, Altman Or Levin  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION? … As Larry Summers nears the end of his term as director of the National Economic Council, the list of potential replacements has been whittled down to three, according to Obama administration …
Steve Peoples / Roll Call:
Linda McMahon Plans Meeting With NRSC  —  In case there was any doubt, Linda McMahon's political career may not be over.  —  The former wrestling executive turned Connecticut GOP Senate candidate has scheduled a personal meeting with National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn (Texas) on Capitol Hill.
 
 
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Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller:
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Ezra Klein:
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John Hooper / Guardian:
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Erik Wasson / The Hill:
Moody's says tax cut deal risks U.S. credit rating
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Cavuto to Chris Matthews: Cram your remarks about Chris Christie's …
Associated Press:
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