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11:10 AM ET, February 16, 2011

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CBS News:
CBS News' Lara Logan Assaulted During Egypt Protests  —  CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Separated From Her Crew And Brutally Assaulted on Day Mubarak Stepped Down  —  On Friday February 11, the day Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak stepped down, CBS correspondent Lara Logan was covering …
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New York Post:
CBS reporter's Cairo nightmare  —  “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan was repeatedly sexually assaulted by thugs yelling, “Jew!  Jew!” as she covered the chaotic fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo's main square Friday, CBS and sources said yesterday.
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Lara Logan's Egypt Nightmare  —  The hard-charging CBS News correspondent was attacked in Tahrir Square, sexually assaulted, and hospitalized.  Howard Kurtz on the mob she faced, and her first steps toward recovery.  —  Lara Logan had already been arrested in Egypt when she decided …
Steven Nelson / The Daily Caller:
Nir Rosen trashes Lara Logan, dismisses her sexual assault  —  Left-wing journalist Nir Rosen joked today about the sexual assault of CBS News' chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan.  Logan was assaulted on Friday during celebrations in Cairo that followed Hosni Mubarak's resignation.
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Suzi Parker / Politics Daily:
Lara Logan Assault: For Female Reporters, the Added Peril of Turbulent Places
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Media Decoder: CBS Correspondent Was Attacked
NY Daily News:
Lara Logan, ‘60 Minutes’ correspondent, suffers ‘sustained’ sex assault by Egypt mob: CBS News
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and Joe. My. God.
Diana B. Henriques / New York Times:
From Prison, Madoff Says Banks ‘Had to Know’ of Fraud  —  BUTNER, N.C. — Bernard L. Madoff said he never thought the collapse of his Ponzi scheme would cause the sort of destruction that has befallen his family.  —  In his first interview for publication since his arrest in December 2008 …
Steve Peoples / Roll Call:
Santorum Talks About Longtime Google Problem  —  Rick Santorum has a Google problem.  —  The former Pennsylvania Senator might be well-known on Capitol Hill, but his name more regularly produces blank stares in places like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, if recent polling is any guide.
Lbentzterp / CNN:
Christie to outline ‘big things’ in Washington speech  —  Washington (CNN) - No matter many times he denies having his sights on the White House in 2012, presidential buzz seems to follow New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wherever he goes.  —  His latest foray onto the national stage comes Wednesday …
Discussion: GOP 12
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David M. Halbfinger / New York Times:
Connecticut Governor, Tackling Budget, Criticizes Christie's Approach
Discussion: Balloon Juice and The Page
Alexander Burns / The Politico:   Christie gets RGA spot
Glenn Kessler / Fact Checker:
Ryan's claims of trillions in new spending in the 2012 federal budget  —  “What we have is $1.6 trillion in new tax increases, $8.7 trillion in new spending.  He's going to be adding $13 trillion to the debt over the course of his budget.”  —  It's budget season in Washington again …
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Ezra Klein:   Was Simpson-Bowles really so great?
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
Newt Gingrich's financial empire shows his fundraising prowess  —  Dallas businesswoman Dawn Rizos received the unexpected invitation by fax: Come to a “private dinner” with Newt Gingrich in Washington, where you will be named an “entrepreneur of the year.”  —  The catch: Rizos had to pay …
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Colorado Republican Numbers
Discussion: TPMDC and GOP 12
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Romney and the Birthers  —  Birtherism is alive and well within …
Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
Ted Kennedy Jr. rules out 2012 Senate run  —  At an event marking the 50th anniversary of his uncle's inauguration as president, Ted Kennedy Jr. ruled out his own run for office next year.  —  Kennedy was mulling a bid for the seat of retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.) …
Discussion: CTPost.com and CNN
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WFSB-TV:
Ted Kennedy Jr. Rules Out Senate Run
Discussion: The Fix and USA Today
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
NOT ALL ENTITLEMENTS ARE CREATED EQUAL.... When policymakers talk about “entitlement reform,” they're generally referring to several massive programs: Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.  When the discussion shifts to long-term fiscal challenges, all three tend to be lumped together.
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National Review:
Thune in 2012?  —  As he settles into a high-backed chair in his private Senate office, John Thune tells me that if he jumps into the 2012 presidential race, he will be in it to win it — no test-run for 2016, no show-horse spectacle.  “The reason you do it is that you really believe that the future is now,” he says.
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Obama to GOP: I'll veto your budget if you try to cut ... defense  —  In fairness, Gates did say yesterday that the Pentagon can't do its job this year with cuts of more than $9 billion.  The GOP wants to cut $15 billion, but to soften that, the plan is to attach a full military appropriations bill …
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BBC:
Libya: Protests ‘rock city of Benghazi’  —  BBC's Jon Leyne in Cairo talks about the protests in Libya as amateur video is released of clashes in Benghazi  —  Hundreds of people have clashed with police and pro-government supporters in the Libyan city of Benghazi, reports say.
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Hisham / Global Voices in English:
Libya: Protests Against Gaddafi Start Ahead of Schedule
Discussion: Harry's Place and The Daily Dish
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
With GOP rifts on cuts, McConnell faces test to unite colleagues  —  Rifts have already begun to emerge in the Senate Republican Conference over a House GOP proposal to cut $61 billion from the federal budget.  —  Conservative and even some mainstream members are calling for Senate Republicans …
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Aaron Deslatte / Orlando Sentinel:
Scott sending high-speed rail money back to Washington?  —  TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott just announced he's taking a pass on $2.4 billion in federal stimulus money President Obama's administration had earmarked for a high-speed train connecting Orlando and Tampa.
Discussion: The Hill and Weasel Zippers
David Harsanyi / Denver Post:
Democracy isn't enough  —  Though one hates to nitpick, it seems that Middle East coverage on cable TV has been only almost perfect.  You see, for some reason, a number of anchors and talking heads have made a careless habit of using the words “democracy” and “freedom” as if they were interchangeable ideas.
Stephanie Condon / CBS News:
Poll: Most Oppose Cutting Funding for Health Care Reforms  —  CBS News Poll analysis by the CBS News Polling Unit: Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and Anthony Salvanto.  —  A majority of the public disapproves of the Republican idea to cut off funding for health care reform …
New York Times:
Egypt Leaders Found ‘Off’ Switch for Internet  —  Epitaphs for the Mubarak government all note that the mobilizing power of the Internet was one of the Egyptian opposition's most potent weapons.  But quickly lost in the swirl of revolution was the government's ferocious counterattack …
Dorothy Rabinowitz / Wall Street Journal:
Major Hasan, ‘Star Officer’  —  Every branch of the military issued a final report on the Fort Hood massacre.  Not a single one mentioned radical Islam.  —  In a month of momentous change, it was easy to overlook the significance of another revolutionary event.
Discussion: Left Coast Rebel and Betsy's Page
 
 
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