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12:40 PM ET, September 22, 2011

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The Politico:
Vote shows Boehner's lack of control  —  House Republicans tried a fresh strategy Wednesday night: Go it alone on a spending bill.  —  The result was an embarrassing setback.  —  Wednesday night's rank-and-file rebuke of GOP leadership — with 48 Republicans bolting on a temporary spending bill …
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Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
GOP House leaders rebuked on spending  —  The surprise defeat in the House Wednesday of a special funding measure to keep the federal government functioning past Sept. 30 was a sharp rebuke of the GOP leadership that controls the chamber and a testament to the fragility of the majority itself.
Andrew Taylor / Business Week:
House disaster vote sets up showdown with Senate
Discussion: The Reaction
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
House GOP flubs vote, inches closer to shutdown
Discussion: Right Wing News and Pirate's Cove
New York Times:
In a Rebuke, House Rejects Spending Bill
Discussion: Daily Kos
Ann Coulter / Official:
COP-KILLER IS MEDIA'S LATEST BABY SEAL  —  For decades, liberals tried persuading Americans to abolish the death penalty, using their usual argument: hysterical sobbing.  —  Only when the media began lying about innocent people being executed did support for the death penalty begin to waver …
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Kim Severson / New York Times:
Davis Is Executed in Georgia  —  Protesters outside the prison after Troy Davis was executed on Wednesday night.  Reporters who witnessed his death said Mr. Davis remained defiant about his innocence until the end.  More Photos »  —  JACKSON, Ga. — Proclaiming his innocence …
Associated Press:
Troy Davis executed, supporters cry injustice
Anne Bayefsky / Weekly Standard:
Palestine Logo Suggests Elimination of Israel  —  The logo of “the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations” - on their website and on top of their official statements at the U.N. - shows the Palestinian Authority's claim to a Palestine that stretches throughout …
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New York Times:
Obama Rebuffed as Palestinians Pursue U.N. Seat  —  UNITED NATIONS — A last-ditch American effort to head off a Palestinian bid for membership in the United Nations faltered.  President Obama tried to qualify his own call, just a year ago, for a Palestinian state.
Steve Clemons / The Atlantic Online:
Obama Tells Palestinians to Stay in Back of Bus
USA Today:
Romney discusses Perry, Palin and the polls  —  Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney was interviewed by phone Wednesday by USA TODAY's Susan Page.  Questions and answers have been edited for space and clarity.  —  Q: Does Gov. Perry's position on Social Security …
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Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
Handicapping the GOP Debate  —  The candidate with the best economic platform likely will prevail.  —  As Republicans gather in Florida for Thursday's Fox News-Google presidential debate in Orlando, the contest remains very fluid, raising the stakes (and hopes) for all nine candidates.
Ed Kilgore / The New Republic:   Florida Will Decide the GOP Nominee. Who Has the Upper Hand There?
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Class warfare, Elizabeth Warren style  —  This must-watch clip of Elizabeth Warren aggressively rebutting the GOP's “class warfare” charge is burning up the internet, and once you watch it, you'll understand why:  —  Warren's camp tells me the event took place in Andover, Massachusetts last month …
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Tiffany Gabbay / TheBlaze.com:
ELIZABETH WARREN ON CLASS WARFARE: ‘THERE IS NOBODY IN THIS COUNTRY WHO GOT RICH ON HIS OWN’
Discussion: Pajamas Media
Washington Post:
Solyndra employees: Company suffered from mismanagement, heavy spending  —  Former employees of Solyndra, the shuttered solar company that exhausted half a billion dollars of taxpayer money, said they saw questionable spending by management almost as soon as a federal agency approved …
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Ian Swanson / The Hill:
Stimulus could haunt Sheriff Biden
Discussion: JammieWearingFool
Marie Diamond / ThinkProgress:
Sen. Grassley Says Heads Should ‘Roll’ Over Non-Existent $16 Muffin Scandal  —  SHOWDOWN: Chuck Grassley vs. Delicious Muffins  —  A Justice Department inspector general audit released last week has generated a lot of buzz on Capitol Hill over the suggestion that the agency has been spending …
Discussion: Hit & Run and CNN
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Mackenzie Weinger / The Politico:
Grassley: Fire the $16-muffin buyer
Discussion: Associated Press
Robert Burns / ABCNEWS:
Mullen: Pakistanis Export Violence to Afghanistan  —  The top U.S. military officer on Thursday accused Pakistan of “exporting violence” to Afghanistan and said this puts in jeopardy not only the frayed U.S.-Pakistani partnership against terrorism but also the prospects for a successful outcome to the decade-old war in Afghanistan.
Discussion: The Politico and Associated Press
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Reuters:
U.S. blames Pakistan agency in Kabul attack
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
DNC chair: Obama will win Jewish vote in 2012  —  (CNN) - Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, predicted Thursday President Barack Obama would win the Jewish vote and her home state of Florida in the 2012 election.  —  The Florida congresswoman pushed …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
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Mj Lee / The Politico:   DNC chair: Jews will vote for Obama
Fox News:
Fox News-Google Debate Draws Nearly 20,000 Viewer Questions  —  With online submissions now closed for Thursday's Fox News-Google debate, more than 18,000 questions and 100,000 votes have been offered via text and videos on YouTube.  —  About a dozen of the questions will be delivered …
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Publications:
Who Benefited from Job Growth In Texas?  —  A Look at Employment Gains for Immigrants and the Native-Born, 2007 to 2011  —  Steven A. Camarota is the Director of Research and Ashley Monique Webster a demographerat the Center for Immigration Studies.  —  Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) …
Seung Min Kim / The Politico:
Rangel's portrait to be unveiled on Capitol Hill  —  He may have been censured by his House colleagues, but Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) will have his visage permanently displayed on Capitol Hill.  —  The House Ways and Means Committee, which Rangel chaired until he lost his gavel following accusations …
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Russell Berman / The Hill:
House leaders to honor Rangel, nine months after censure
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Pajamas Media
Tim Mak / Reuters:
Bill Clinton: Rick Perry's like Israeli ‘militants’  —  Former president Bill Clinton suggested Thursday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry was ideologically in line with “militant subgroups in Israel” and was too willing to let the Jewish state do whatever it wants.
Paul Krugman:
Millionaires, The Middle Class, and Taxes — Actual Numbers  —  Further to this post about whether the Obama/Boo-Fay — sorry, Obama/ Buffett with two t's - claim is true: the Tax Policy Center has new numbers about the distribution of average tax rates by income class.
Hope Yen / Associated Press:
Census: Recession taking toll on young adults  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the recession's lost generation.  —  In record-setting numbers, young adults struggling to find work are shunning long-distance moves to live with Mom and Dad, delaying marriage and buying fewer homes, often raising kids out of wedlock.
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Whitman Expected to Get HP CEO Nod After Markets Close (and Not for the Interim Either)  —  Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman is poised to be named CEO of Hewlett-Packard later today after the markets are closed, said multiple sources close to the situation.
 
 
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Chris Bertram / Crooked Timber:
Contradictory beliefs  —  It isn't a good thing to have contradictory beliefs.
Discussion: The Other McCain and Unfogged
Craig Whitlock / Washington Post:
In tropical paradise, U.S. drones meant revenue
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Clinton, context, and coverage — a case study
Terence P. Jeffrey / CNSNews:
Conservatives Stop New Boehner CR That Permitted Funding for Obamacare, Planned Parenthood, Palestinian Authority
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
jamesB / Media Matters for America:
REPORT: Economists Shut Out Of Debt-Ceiling Debate
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Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture:
Look Out Below, Post FOMC Version
Discussion: Newshoggers.com
Matthew Saltmarsh / New York Times:
Wall Street Joins Global Stock Plunge After Fed Move
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Public Said to Be Misled on Use of the Patriot Act
Washington Examiner:
Soros turns up in Obama's LightSquared imbroglio
Discussion: Campaign 2012 and National Review