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1:35 PM ET, February 10, 2011

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msnbc.com:
Egypt's Mubarak to step down  —  Sources tell NBC News that Vice President Suleiman to take over as leader  —  Below:  —  on msnbc.com -
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New York Times:
Egypt's Army Signals Transfer of Power  —  CAIRO — The command of Egypt's military stepped forward Thursday in an attempt to end a three-week-old uprising that has demanded the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule, declaring on state television it would take measures …
BBC:
Egypt protests: Hosni Mubarak ‘may be stepping down’  —  Protests against Mubarak's 30-year rule began on 25 January  —  A senior member of Egypt's governing party has told the BBC he “hopes” that President Hosni Mubarak will transfer power to Vice-President Omar Suleiman.
Washington Post:
Mubarak to address nation amid reports he will cede power  —  CAIRO - President Hosni Mubarak appears poised to cede power after 17 days of massive citizen demonstrations, with the Egyptian military saying the longtime leader would meet protesters' demands and CIA director Leon M. Panetta saying Mubarak …
James Rosen / Fox News:
Egyptian Official: Mubarak to Step Down, Transfer Authority to Armed Forces
CNN:
Source: Mubarak may step down Thursday
Discussion: The Monkey Cage and This Just In
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Jon Kyl announces retirement  —  Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) photo by Linda Davidson for The Washington Post  —  Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl (R) announced his retirement at a press conference in Phoenix Thursday morning.  —  “I will not seek reelection the United States Senate but will retire from public service in January 2013,” Kyl said.
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Trish Turner / Fox News:
Arizona Senator Jon Kyl to Retire  —  Three-term Sen. Jon Kyl announced Thursday he is retiring from Congress at the end of his term next year.  —  The Arizona lawmaker, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, is the fifth senator scheduled for re-election next year to announce a departure from Congress when the 113th convenes in 2013.
Ballot Box:
Sen. Kyl announces retirement; Dems see chance to win seat  —  Sen. Jon Kyl (Ariz.), the Senate's second-ranking Republican, will retire at the end of his term, he said Thursday.  —  Kyl, the Senate minority whip, said at a press conference in Arizona that he won't seek a fourth term in 2012 …
Arizona Republic:
BREAKING: Kyl to announce 2012 plans at surprise 10 a.m. news conference  —  Amid speculation that he may retire, U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will announce at 10 a.m. Thursday whether he will seek a fourth term in 2012.  —  Kyl, R-Ariz., will reveal his intentions at a quickly convened news conference at a Phoenix hotel.
Discussion: SENATUS, msnbc.com and TPMDC
David Catanese / The Politico:   Kyl to retire, won't seek another term
Hotline On Call:
Kyl Won't Run Again
Politics Daily:
Jon Kyl to Retire From Senate, Is Open to Being Vice Presidential Candidate
Discussion: AOL News
Jeff Zeleny / The Caucus:
Trump Will Speak at CPAC  —  Donald Trump is telling friends and advisers that he is seriously considering jumping into the Republican presidential race in 2012.  To make his point, he has accepted an invitation to appear with other potential candidates at a gathering of conservative activists in Washington.
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Palin: No ‘problem’ with gay group at CPAC  —  Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) said Wednesday evening she has no objection to the participation of gay Republicans at this weekend's gathering of conservatives in Washington.  —  Palin said she didn't see anything wrong with the participation of GOProud …
Erick Erickson / Erick's blog:
This is Too Much For Me  —  I have, for me, shown an amazing amount of restraint in keeping my mouth shut on an issue about which I can stay silent no longer — GOProud and CPAC.  —  RedState's parent company, Eagle Publishing, Inc., is a long time sponsor of CPAC.
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
Rep. Bachmann warns: Don't neglect social issues
Discussion: CNN and The Note
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
GOP gay-rights group brings Donald Trump to conservative gathering
Discussion: The Note
Maureen O'Connor / Gawker:
Married GOP Congressman Sent Sexy Pictures to Craigslist Babe  —  Rep. Christopher Lee is a married Republican congressman serving the 26th District of New York.  But when he trolls Craigslist's “Women Seeking Men” forum, he's Christopher Lee, “divorced” “lobbyist” and “fit fun classy guy.”
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Carl Hulse / New York Times:
House Republicans Battle Turmoil in Their Ranks
Marc Ambinder / NationalJournal.com:
EXCLUSIVE: White House to Cut Energy Assistance for the Poor
Janet Hook / Wall Street Journal:
Republicans Splintering on Size of Cuts
David S. Bernstein / thephoenix.com:
Mitt Rewrites Himself  —  A new Apology  —  When Mitt Romney's second book, No Apology, came out a year ago, it looked like he was moving away from the far-right demagoguery of his 2008 bid for the presidency, and toward a more moderate centrism for the 2012 election cycle.
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The Politico:
Daniels: I'd have cash, support to win  —  INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels boasts that he would turn heads with his fundraising firepower and roster of big- name GOP supporters if he jumps into the 2012 presidential race.  —  “If I were to decide to do this …
Discussion: CNN, GOP 12, Online NewsHour and Politics
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
Democrats Can't Filibuster ObamaCare Repeal  —  The GOP needs 51 Senate votes, and a new president, to get it done.  —  Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin likes to taunt his Republican colleagues, arguing that ObamaCare can't be repealed because 60 votes are required to end debate in the Senate on any measure.
Eric Boehlert / Media Matters for America:
FOX NEWS INSIDER: “Stuff Is Just Made Up”  —  Asked what most viewers and observers of Fox News would be surprised to learn about the controversial cable channel, a former insider from the world of Rupert Murdoch was quick with a response: “I don't think people would believe it's as concocted as it is; that stuff is just made up.”
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Mother Jones
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:   ‘STUFF IS JUST MADE UP’.... We generally don't hear much in the …
Chris McGreal / Guardian:
Egyptian army ‘tortures protesters’  —  Military accused by human rights campaigners of targeting hundreds of anti-government protesters  —  The Egyptian military has secretly detained hundreds and possibly thousands of suspected government opponents since mass protests against President Hosni Mubarak began …
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Christian Heinze / GOP 12:
Santorum: I've watched every episode of Palin's reality show  —  Rick Santorum did damage control on Greta Van Susteren's show last night, claiming his recent, apparently critical comments of Sarah Palin were taken out of context and that he has nothing against the ex-governor's decision to skip CPAC.
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Andy Barr / The Politico:
Santorum's Twe-eating his Palin words
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Rumsfeld knifes Condi - Obama lunches with top 3 House Rs — Google girds for antitrust war — Jim Wilkinson to Dallas - New Keith Olbermann show — POLITICO Pro: new sites for energy, health, tech  —  EXCLUSIVE: Former senator Chris Dodd is in negotiations to be named president …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online and Gallup
Myglesias / Yglesias:
License To Beg  —  Montgomery County's not run by neoliberal sellouts, that's for sure.  They're true friends of the working man: … This business about where the beggars stand is a microcosm of one of the most prominent conceptual problems here.  If the issue is people violating traffic laws …
 
 
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