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10:45 PM ET, February 4, 2011

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Ben Dimiero / Media Matters for America:
Attention Fox Nation: There Is More Than One Version Of The Bible  —  Conservatives have spent the last several years trying to cast doubt on President Obama's Christianity, often by suggesting he is a secret Muslim or claiming that he is a non-believer pretending to be Christian for political benefit.
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Romalley / Fox Nation:
Obama Botches Bible Verse at Prayer Breakfast  —  President Obama misquoted a familiar Bible verse during a faith-based address at the National Prayer Breakfast.  —  “Those who wait on the Lord will soar on wings like eagles, and they will run and not be weary, and they will walk and not faint …
Jeremy Schulman / Media Matters for America:
Why Is Live Action Doctoring Its Planned Parenthood Audio?  —  When the anti-abortion rights propagandists at Live Action began releasing their Planned Parenthood smear videos earlier this week, we explained that their claim that Planned Parenthood was covering-up “child sex trafficking” was clearly a lie.
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Jeremy Holden / Media Matters for America:
Latest Lila Rose Video Ends Her Credibility Once And For All  —  In her latest video dump, James O'Keefe protégé Lila Rose shows a Planned Parenthood employee telling a man who claims to be a sex worker that clinics are required to report statutory rape and that minors are required …
Telegraph:
WikiLeaks cables: US agrees to tell Russia Britain's nuclear secrets  —  The US secretly agreed to give the Russians sensitive information on Britain's nuclear deterrent to persuade them to sign a key treaty, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.  —  HMS Vanguard is Britain's lead Trident-armed submarine.
Fox News:
Egypt VP Target of Assassination Attempt That Killed Two Bodyguards, Sources Tell Fox News  —  A failed assassination attempt on Egypt's vice president in recent days left two of his bodyguards dead, sources tell Fox News.  —  Such an attempt on the life of Omar Suleiman would mark …
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New York Times:
Egypt Officials Seek to Nudge Mubarak Out
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Obama to Mubarak: Legacy is at stake by holding on to power
Discussion: The Politico
UPI:
Judge tosses healthcare reform challenge  —  A federal judge in Mississippi Thursday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the U.S. healthcare reform law enacted in 2010.  —  Judge Keith Starrett of the U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi in Hattiesburg found state …
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
McConnell: No deals with Obama on healthcare reform
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Rand Paul: End ‘welfare’ to Israel  —  Tea party-backed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) isn't sure that congressional Republicans have the guts to make the big budget cuts they've promised and, he said, members of the movement are becoming frustrated.  —  “There's a disconnect between Republicans …
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Melissa Clouthier / RedState:
Should Libertarians Be Banned From CPAC?  —  Maybe it's time to define Conservatism.  People throw around the term and it's getting almost as used, abused, caricatured and feigned-persecuted as the term RINO-everyone's favorite fallback when they choose political expedience over principle.
Daily Mail / The Mail on Sunday:
Sarah Palin is a ‘soap opera’ out to make money, says Ronald Reagan's son  —  The son of the former US president Ronald Reagan has branded Sarah Palin a ‘soap opera’ ahead of a speech she will give honouring his late father.  —  Ron Reagan said that he doesn't see anything in common between …
Discussion: Cubachi and Michelle Malkin
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Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Could Palin Use Speech to End Silence on Egypt?
Diane Bartz / Reuters:
Sarah Palin trademark application refused - for now  —  (Reuters) - Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's bid to trademark both her name and that of her daughter Bristol ran into trouble at the Patent and Trademark Office because the application forms were not signed, government records show.
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Obama's Approval Ratings More Polarized in Year 2 Than Year 1  —  Ranks as fourth-most-polarized year for a president since 1953  —  PRINCETON, NJ — President Barack Obama's job approval ratings were even more polarized during his second year in office than during his first …
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Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Poll reveals striking divide on Obama
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Scared Monkeys
Dan Pfeiffer / White House.gov Blog:
You Can't Believe Everything You Read  —  As valuable as the internet can be in helping to spread information, most people know that you can't believe everything you read, and they should check the source before relaying every alarming story they read.  One such story is going around …
Joan Vennochi / Boston Globe:
Kerry's sharp eye on the secretary spot  —  AS EGYPT battles over its future, Senator John Kerry is negotiating his own.  —  The Bay State's senior senator is running an unofficial campaign to become the next secretary of state.  For once, he looks artful, as well as ambitious.
The Politico:
Finger-pointing begins on Egypt  —  The debate over who “lost” Egypt seems to have begun.  —  Critics are openly questioning the quality of information and analysis given to President Barack Obama by U.S. intelligence agencies in the days leading up to the dramatic uprising against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
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New York Observer:
Elizabeth Spiers Taking Over As Editor In Chief of The New York Observer  —  Elizabeth Spiers is taking over as Editor-in-Chief of The Observer today, overseeing both the print and digital content.  —  “I am very excited to be working with Elizabeth to further build on the great progress we have made over the past few years.
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Justice Scalia, Not Kennedy, Eyed As Key Vote In Support Of Health Care … WASHINGTON — Observers of the legal drama surrounding President Obama's health care reform legislation have reached two broad conclusions: that it will ultimately be ruled on by the Supreme Court, and that Justice Anthony Kennedy will be the deciding vote.
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Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Obama Administration Scores Legal Victory On Health Care
Discussion: ThinkProgress, ACS Blog and Raw Story
The Politico:
Justice Thomas's wife Virginia Thomas now a lobbyist  —  She started as a congressional aide in the 1980s, became a midlevel Republican operative, then briefly left politics, reemerging in 2009 as founder of a tea party group, before stepping down amid 'continued questions about whether …
Rasmussen Reports:
54% Say States Should Have Right To Opt Out of Health Care Law  —  More than half the states are challenging the constitutionality of the new federal health care law in court, many focusing on the requirement that every American must have health insurance.  More voters than ever oppose …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
A Graphical Overview of the 2012 Republican Field  —  There is almost exactly one year to go until the Iowa caucuses, which are tentatively scheduled to take place on Feb. 6, 2012.  No mainstream Republican candidate has yet declared for the presidency, but that is sure to change soon …
Molly Ball / The Politico:
Democratic National Committee: No corporate cash at Charlotte convention  —  For the first time ever, the Democratic National Convention will not accept donations from corporations, PACs or federal lobbyists in 2012.  —  Individual contributions also will be capped — another first …
Discussion: CNN
Chris Bowers / Open Left:
Open Left is closing  —  I have some sad news.  After nearly four years in operation, today will be the final day Open Left publishes new content.  —  The site will not disappear, and all published content will remain online, but after today we will cease producing new content.
Discussion: Donklephant and Ben Smith's Blog
Julia A. Seymour / Media Research Center:
Santelli Slams CNBC Panelists for Spinning Jobs Report  —  CNBC's floor reporter criticizes ‘kool-aid drinkers’ for trying to find good news in the ‘disappointing.’  —  Jobs are heading up and down at the same time.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced the morning of Feb. 4 …
Marnie Eisenstadt / Syracuse Post-Standard:
People pack Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle's first town hall meeting in Wayne County  —  Newark, NY — It was wedding-like in the Wayne County office building Thursday night as people waited for U.S. Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle's first town hall meeting.  They hugged and slapped backs as they looked toward the door.
Bruce Siceloff / Raleigh News & Observer:
Citizen activist grates on state over traffic signals  —  RALEIGH — David N. Cox says he was merely exercising his right to petition the government, but a state Department of Transportation official has raised allegations that Cox committed a misdemeanor: practicing engineering without a license.
 
 
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Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Suit Says Mets Owners Profited From Madoff Fraud
Discussion: Runnin' Scared, Law Blog and DealBook
Patrick O'Connor / Washington Wire:
House Chatter on C-Span? Not This Session.
Discussion: Politics, The Hill and Poynter
Eric Lipton / New York Times:
Unions Can Bargain on Behalf of Airport Security
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and OpenMarket.org
Myglesias / Yglesias:
Constitutional Calvinball  —  Ilya Shapiro is one of those guys …
Discussion: Ezra Klein and Cato @ Liberty
Shobhana Chandra / Bloomberg:
U.S. Jobless Rate Falls to 9%; Payrolls Rise by Only 36,000
Laura Conaway / The Maddow Blog:
Republicans totally, totally focused on jobs
 Earlier Items: 
Reuters:
Special report: Jamie Dimon wants some R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Discussion: Paul Krugman and Yglesias
Uwe E. Reinhardt / Economix:
Restructuring Medicare and the Rivlin-Ryan Plan
Aaron David Miller / Washington Post:
Why Israel fears a free Egypt
Joshua Green / The Atlantic Online:
Sarah Palin's Personal Shopper Heads to RNC