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10:00 PM ET, September 21, 2011

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Colleen Curry / ABCNEWS:
Troy Davis Execution Delayed  —  Troy Davis' execution was delayed tonight as the Supreme Court weighed arguments by Davis' legal team and the state of Georgia over whether he deserves a stay.  —  At 7:05 p.m. tonight, five minutes after his scheduled death, Davis' supporters erupted in cheers …
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New York Times:
A Grievous Wrong  —  Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed on Wednesday for the 1989 killing of a police officer in Savannah, Ga. The Georgia pardon and parole board's refusal to grant him clemency is appalling in light of developments after his conviction: reports about police misconduct …
Ed Pilkington / Guardian:
Troy Davis execution delayed while US supreme court considers stay  —  Execution of death row inmate delayed temporarily as US supreme court intervenes to consider whether to issue a stay  —  • Ed Pilkington tweets from outside the prison in Jackson  —  • Ten reasons why Troy Davis should not be executed
New York Times:
Request for Lie Detector Test for Davis Is DeniedTroy Davis
David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court blocks another Texas execution
Discussion: Hot Air and ThinkProgress
David Frum / FrumForum:
The GOP's Bernanke Letter  —  I'm not shocked by much any more, but I am shocked by this: the leaders of one of the great parties in Congress calling on the Federal Reserve to tighten money in the throes of the most prolonged downturn since the Great Depression.
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
When economic motives come into question
Discussion: Balloon Juice and Daily Kos
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Reality Check
Discussion: Prairie Weather and CNN
Real Time Economics:
Full Text: Republicans' Letter to Bernanke Questioning More Fed Action
David Catanese / The Politico:
The Warren announcement bump  —  Less than a week after formally launching her bid, Elizabeth Warren has leapfrogged Sen. Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race, according to new polling Tuesday.  —  Public Policy Polling puts the race at 46 percent to 44 percent in favor of Warren …
Discussion: Democracy in America
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Yafb / Rumproast:
I got your class warfare right here … She's doing well in the early polls running against Scott Brown for his Senate seat.  If she doesn't get it, can we in the UK have first dibs on her?
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
‘The underlying social contract’  —  This clip of Elizabeth Warren on the campaign trail in Massachusetts is making the rounds today, and for good reason.  First-time candidates don't usually articulate a progressive economic message quite this well.  (via Thers)
Evan McMorris-Santoro / 2012.talkingpointsmemo.com:
TPM2012  —  TPM Tipster: Scott Brown Feeling The Heat Over Warren's Polling Bump
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:
For immediate release  —  Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in August indicates that economic growth remains slow.  Recent indicators point to continuing weakness in overall labor market conditions, and the unemployment rate remains elevated.
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Binyamin Appelbaum / New York Times:
Fed Moves on Long-Term Interest Rates to Spur Growth
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Views of Perry Turn More Negative Since First Debate  —  Whether Mitt Romney has gained ground on Rick Perry in the Republican primary race is questionable.  Polls released since Mr. Perry's first debate on Sept. 7 show him leading Mr. Romney by an average of 8 percentage points.
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Amy Davidson / Close Read:
Perry Takes the Subway
Discussion: Ballot Box and Hot Air
Tony Bennett / Facebook:
A Statement from Tony Bennett  —  A Statement from Tony Bennett (clarifying comments made on yesterday's Howard Stern program):  —  I am so grateful to be an American and as a World War II veteran, I was proud to fight to protect our values, which have made America the greatest country on the planet.
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Frank Lovece / Newsday:
Tony Bennett apologizes for 9/11 remarks
Discussion: WJLA-TV, AmSpecBlog and The Raw Story
Helene Cooper / New York Times:
Obama Explains Opposition to Palestinian Statehood Bid  —  Correction Appended  —  UNITED NATIONS — President Obama declared his opposition to the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood through the Security Council on Wednesday, throwing the weight of the United States directly in the path …
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George Stephanopoulos / Politics:
UN Ambassador Susan Rice Fires Back at Mitt Romney and Rick Perry: Don't ‘Play Politics’ with Diplomacy
Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
Shutdown?  House votes to reject short-term spending measure  —  The House on Wednesday afternoon surprised Republican leaders by rejecting a temporary spending bill allowing the government to operate through November 18.  —  The defeat was due to strenuous objections from Democrats …
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David Rogers / The Politico:
House conservatives revolt on spending bill
Discussion: Opinion L.A. and Daily Kos
Elizabeth Mendes / Gallup:
In U.S., Significantly Fewer 18- to 25-Year-Olds Uninsured  —  Percentage of uninsured 26- to 64-year-olds increasing  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fewer young adults in the U.S. reported lacking health insurance coverage in each of the three quarters since the new healthcare law …
Rolling Stone:
R.E.M. Break Up After Three Decades  —  Legendary rock band have ‘called it a day’  —  R.E.M. have announced that they have broken up after 31 years together.  “As lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band,” the band said in a statement on their official website today.
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Ron Paul says he'd consider putting Dennis Kucinich in his Cabinet  —  Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) says he would consider putting the liberal congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) in his Cabinet if he wins the presidency in 2012.  —  Paul said his libertarian political philosophy helps him connect …
Craig / Lead and Gold:
Why do journalists love twitter and hate blogging?  —  UPDATED:  —  Welcome Instapundit readers.  While you're here, why not check out the archives and blogroll?  And maybe add this blog to your RSS reader (pretty please?)  —  On this week's Reliable Sources Howard Kurtz had a brief …
Emily Goodin / GOP 12:
Palin suggests she'll make a 2012 decision by November  —  Sarah Palin seemed to give a November deadline for a decision on a 2012 bid.  —  Speaking to Sean Hannity on Fox News Tuesday night, Palin said there is still time but conceded that a deadline was rapidly approaching.
Jason Grotto / Chicago Tribune:
Law gives huge pension perks to union leaders  —  In all, 23 expected to collect combined $56 million in their lifetimes  —  Dennis Gannon, then-president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, speaks with a bullhorn in April 2010 outside the Willis Tower as he joins around union members …
Sarah B. Boxer / CBS News:
Romney calls for a tax policy that will help “us” in the middle class  —  MIAMI - Mitt Romney suggested Wednesday that he feels the pain of the middle class.  —  At a town hall meeting here, the millionaire GOP presidential contender told his audience that he favors a tax policy that will help …
 
 
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William Booth / Washington Post:
35 bodies dumped in Mexican city as president begins effort to woo tourists
Discussion: LA Observed
JSOnline:
Largest state unions won't seek recertification by Thursday deadline
Discussion: Verum Serum
Lydia Saad / Gallup:
In U.S., Slight Majority Now Blame Obama for U.S. Economy
Discussion: Hot Air, CNN and USA Today
Krissah Thompson / Washington Post:
Obama's favorability numbers start to drop among African Americans
Scott Keyes / ThinkProgress:
After Taking Millions In Wall Street Cash, Romney Appoints Wall Street Front Group Chairman As Policy Adviser
Discussion: The Politico
Washington Examiner:
The math says Obama's speech was class warfare
New York Times:
American Hikers Leave Iran After Prison Release
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Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
The Trouble With Businessmen
Discussion: Campaign 2012
Brad Johnson / ThinkProgress:
Forbes: Koch Brothers Now Worth $50 Billion
Discussion: Forbes.com, Gothamist and Hullabaloo
Wall Street Journal:
Do-Nothing Democrats?  —  Even Chuck Schumer has problems with Obama's tax plan.
Discussion: BizzyBlog
Walter Russell Mead / Via Meadia:
The “Christianist” Nightmare: It's Just A Bad Dream
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
Marine Recruiters Visit Gay Center in Oklahoma
Rich Shulman / PhotoBlog:
Barack Obama joins Open Government Partnership for group photo
 

 
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Anthony D'Alessandro / Deadline:
Sony Pictures Entertainment buys Alamo Drafthouse Cinema; 35 cinemas will keep operating under the Alamo brand, and Alamo's Michael Kustermann will remain CEO

Alexandra Steigrad / New York Post:
CNN signs a deal to use AP stories on its website, the first time it has done so since cutting ties 14 years ago to focus more on original reporting

 
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