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2:00 PM ET, January 14, 2011

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Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Palin to deliver address at gun convention  —  Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will deliver a keynote address to a gun convention later this month.  —  Palin (R) will speak to the Safari International Club (SCI) in Reno, Nev. on Saturday, Jan. 29, according to the group's website.
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Kendra Marr / The Politico:
Tucson shooting victim blames Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Sharron Angle  —  A wounded survivor of the Tuscon shooting that critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is blaming Sarah Palin, House Speaker John Boehner, Fox TV host Glenn Beck, and former Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle for the tragedy.
Democracy Now:
Tucson Shooting Survivor: “It Looks Like Palin, Beck, Sharron Angle and the Rest Got Their First Target”  —  We speak with Tucson shooting survivor Eric Fuller.  A 63-year-old disabled veteran, Fuller had campaigned for Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in her reelection campaign …
Discussion: The Daily Caller and FrumForum
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Sarah Palin to speak in Nevada  —  Sarah Palin isn't retreating on guns.  Instead, she's reloading.  —  The former vice presidential candidate and possible 2012 presidential hopeful is headed to Safari Club International's convention later this month in Reno, Nev. - one of the key early presidential primary states.
Discussion: Reuters, CNN, The Daily Caller and TPMDC
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
A Tale of Two Moralities  —  On Wednesday, President Obama called on Americans to “expand our moral imaginations, to listen to each other more carefully, to sharpen our instincts for empathy, and remind ourselves of all the ways our hopes and dreams are bound together.”
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Paul Krugman:
Monetary Morality  —  A further thought inspired by the meditations …
Washington Post:
House GOP to resume health-care repeal effort, but with more civil tone  —  House Republican leaders said Thursday that they will begin their effort to repeal the new health-care law next week, a return to normal legislative business after the shootings in Arizona suspended activity on Capitol Hill.
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Jake Sherman / The Politico:
GOP leader backs mixed seating at State of Union
Discussion: CNN
ABCNEWS:
Musical Chairs: A Shakeup in Congress?
Discussion: The Hill and The Note
Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
House Republicans begin annual retreat under tight security
Shmuley Boteach / Wall Street Journal:
Sarah Palin Is Right About ‘Blood Libel’  —  Judaism rejects the idea of collective responsibility for murder.  —  The term “blood libel”—which Sarah Palin invoked this week to describe the suggestions by journalists and politicians that conservative figures like herself are responsible …
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Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Some say ‘blood libel’ signaled base
Jeffrey Lord / AmSpecBlog:
Mark Levin's $100,000 Challenge to Chris Matthews  —  Conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin has put out a stunning challenge to those left-wing media personalities accusing conservative talk radio stars and Sarah Palin of encouraging murder.  —  First, he offered $100,000 to Chris Matthews …
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Alex Alvarez / Mediaite:   Radio Host Mark Levin To MSNBC: 'I'm Going To Drag Your Asses To Federal Court.'
Ramesh Ponnuru / New York Times:
How the G.O.P. Can Cut and Survive  —  THE new Congress is less than two weeks old, but pundits from across the political spectrum are already urging the newly empowered Republicans to take on Medicare and Social Security.  —  Conservatives argue it's the only way to make good on the party's limited-government rhetoric.
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David Brooks / New York Times:
Tree of Failure  —  President Obama gave a wonderful speech in Tucson on Wednesday night.  He didn't try to explain the rampage that occurred there.  Instead, he used the occasion as a national Sabbath — as a chance to step out of the torrent of events and reflect.  He did it with an uplifting spirit.
Mike Allen / The Politico:
TEAM OBAMA BEGINS PLANNING $1 BILLION REELECTION CAMPAIGN - Party members may mix across aisle for State of the Union - Au revoir, Chairman Steele — Taylor and Amy Gross have #3, a girl  —  Good Friday morning.  TOP TALKER - DNC BRAINSTORMS 2012 WITH BUNDLERS — Jeanne Cummings …
Discussion: Associated Press and Commentary
T.W. Farnam / Washington Post:
RNC finances suffer from loss of major donors  —  Hundreds of major donors have abandoned the Republican National Committee, leaving it $20 million in debt and threatening its future as a central player in the 2012 presidential election.  —  The RNC raised just $7 million from major donors …
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Ben Geman / The Hill:
Study: Climate change contributed to fall of Roman empire  —  Some House Democrats blamed their defeat in November's mid-term elections partly on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to force a vote on a climate change bill.  —  A new study suggests that climate change has claimed bigger political victims in the past.
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Alister Doyle / Reuters:
Climate a factor in Rome's rise and fall -study
Discussion: YID With LID
Ezra Klein:
The White House brings in Bruce Reed  —  I've not paid much attention to the resignation of Ron Klain, Chief of Staff to the Vice President.  But now that Biden has named Bruce Reed to replace him, I'm a bit more interested.  —  Reed — who is pictured at right, standing alongside Gene Sperling …
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Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Biden taps ex-Clinton aide as chief of staff
Discussion: FrumForum
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
Sen. Mike Lee Calls Child Labor Laws Unconstitutional  —  Last week, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) posted a lecture on his YouTube channel where he explains in great detail his views on the Constitution.  As part of the lecture, which is essentially a lengthy defense of his radical tenther interpretation …
NY Daily News:
Drifter Naeem Ahmed accused of stalking Caroline Kennedy's 20-year-old daughter Tatiana Schlossberg  —  Tatiana Schlossberg, with mom Caroline Kennedy, has been fending off stalker Naeem Ahmed (below) for 2-1/2 years.  He even tried twice to visit her Manhattan home.
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Palin's biggest problem  —  Sarah Palin's biggest obstacle to the White House may not be her remarkable level of unpopularity with Democrats and independents.  Her more immediate problem is that she simply doesn't have much support in the vital early Republican states of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and Florida.
Discussion: The Daily Dish and GOP 12
Rich Lord / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Online statements, arsenal of weapons keep suspect in jail  —  A 21-year-old loner from Armstrong County had an arsenal in his bedroom, a radical Islamist online persona and videos suggesting paramilitary training before his arrest last week for biting two FBI agents, federal prosecutors charged in court Thursday.
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
FBI finds another alleged home-grown jihadi in Pennsylvania
Discussion: Moe Lane and Bookworm Room
Not / AOL News:
Opinion: Elected Officials Flunk Constitution Quiz … When the Republican House leadership decided to start the 112th Congress with a reading of the U.S. Constitution, the decision raised complaints in some quarters that it was little more than a political stunt.
Paul Bedard / US News:
Reagan Son Claims Dad Had Alzheimer's as President  —  2011 is a big year for Ronald Reagan fans, being the centennial of his February 6 birth in Tampico, Ill. But youngest son Ron Reagan is spoiling the good cheer with a new book that suggests the Gipper suffered from Alzheimer's disease …
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
BBC:
Live: Tunisia turmoil  —  An American living in Tunis described the scene on the streets  —  Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has sacked the government and said new parliamentary elections will be held within six months.  Earlier, police fired tear gas to disperse …
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Tax cuts hinder Obama's plans to overhaul tax code, reduce deficit  —  President Obama's refusal to raise taxes for the vast majority of Americans will prevent him from pursuing a broad overhaul of the tax code and is making it difficult for him to achieve his goals for reducing the budget deficit …
 
 
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
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Stephanie Clifford / New York Times:
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Stephanie Ebbert / Boston Globe:
Rep. Tierney's wife gets 30-day sentence
Wall Street Journal:
New Hit to Strapped States
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Christie to headline fundraising dinner for House GOP
Washington Post:
Maintaining racial diversity in schools
John Hooper / Guardian:
Italy PM in teenage prostitution case
Discussion: Gawker, AOL News and Wonkette
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
DeMint e-mail indicates he'll play major role in Texas race
 Earlier Items: 
Ta-Nehisi Coates / The Atlantic Online:
Grappling With Genosha
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Jesse Jackson, Jr / The Politico:
View Tucson as act of terrorism
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Mary Ellen Podmolik / Chicago Tribune:
More banks walking away from homes, adding to housing crisis
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
GOP gears up again to strip NPR of federal funds
Discussion: Hot Air
The Huffington Post:
Citigroup Was On The Verge Of Failure, New Report Finds …
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Big Picture
Eric Lach / TPMMuckraker:
Clear Channel Yanks ‘Straight Shooter’ Limbaugh Ad In Tucson