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11:40 AM ET, September 23, 2011

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Michelle Malkin:
Video: Perry's cringe-worthiest debate moment  —  This is a gimme.  Seriously.  —  I mentioned Rick Perry's DREAM Act debate blunder in my round-up post.  —  It gets second place.  —  The cringe-worthiest moment, by a hair, was when Perry botched what should have been his most potent attack on Mitt Romney's chronic flip-flopping.
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Fox News:
TRANSCRIPT: Fox News-Google GOP Debate  —  This is a rush transcript from the Fox News-Google GOP Presidential debate on September 22, 2011 at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.  —  BRET BAIER, ANCHOR …
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Romney: Opposing illegal immigration requires ‘a heart and a brain’
Discussion: CNN
Philip Klein / Campaign 2012:
Why I doubt Romney would repeal Obamacare
New York Times:
Republican Presidential Candidates Debate
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and msnbc.com
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
N.H. poll shocker: Perry falls, Romney surges as does Jon Huntsman
goproud.org:
Rick Santorum Owes Gay Soldier an Apology  —  For Immediate Release  —  Joint Statement of Christopher R. Barron, Chairman of the Board and Jimmy LaSalvia, Executive Director  —  (Washington, D.C.) - “Tonight, Rick Santorum disrespected our brave men and women in uniform, and he owes Stephen Hill …
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Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Audience Members Of GOP Debate Boo Steven Hill, Gay Soldier Serving In Iraq  —  At Thursday night's Fox News/Google Republican Presidential Debate, the crowd was once again the star of an ugly moment.  Moderator Megyn Kelly introduced a question via Youtube from Stephen Hill, a soldier who's currently serving in Iraq.
Evan McMorris-Santoro / 2012.talkingpointsmemo.com:
TPM2012  —  Audience Members At Fox News Debate Boo Gay Soldier (VIDEO)  —  ORLANDO, FL — Members of the crowd gathered for the Fox News/YouTube debate booed a video of a gay soldier in Iraq who asked if the nine presidential candidates on stage would work to “circumvent” the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
Gay soldier booed at GOP debate, candidates stay mum  —  Some members of the GOP debate audience booed a gay soldier who asked via video whether the Republican candidates would reinstitute the recently repealed “don't ask, don't tell” policy of banning openly gay soldiers.
Discussion: The Politico
Russell Berman / The Hill:
House approves stopgap funding, Reid says Senate will block  —  The House early Friday narrowly approved a stopgap spending measure to keep the federal government running into October, as Republican leaders secured the votes of conservatives who rejected a similar bill a day earlier.
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Rosalind S. Helderman / Washington Post:
Senate likely to reject House-passed spending bill; shutdown still possible  —  Washington lurched toward another potential government shutdown crisis Friday, as the House approved by a 219-203 vote a GOP-authored short-term funding measure designed to keep the government running through Nov. 18 …
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
GOP Ups Ante Big Time In Government Shutdown Fight
Discussion: Hullabaloo, Daily Kos and Firedoglake
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Rush Limbaugh On Gary Johnson Joke: 'Guess I've Become Show Prep For The GOP Debates' … NEW YORK — Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson brought down the house at Thursday night's Fox News/ Google debate when he joked about how his “next-door neighbor's two dogs have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration.”
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Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
New gaffe: Obama hails America's historic building of ‘the Intercontinental Railroad’ … That's what the president of the United States flat-out said Thursday during what was supposed to be a photo op to sell his jobs plan next to an allegedly deteriorating highway bridge.  —  A railroad between continents?
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Social Contract  —  This week President Obama said the obvious: that wealthy Americans, many of whom pay remarkably little in taxes, should bear part of the cost of reducing the long-run budget deficit.  And Republicans like Representative Paul Ryan responded with shrieks of “class warfare.”
Lymari Morales / Gallup:
Majority in U.S. Continues to Distrust the Media, Perceive Bias  —  More perceive liberal bias than conservative bias  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The majority of Americans still do not have confidence in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly.
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The Politico:
Texas toast?  Perry worries GOP  —  ORLANDO - The first line of Rick Perry's campaign obituary may have been drafted Thursday night: He got in too late.  —  It's not quite time for his camp to panic but in his third debate in a month - nearly as many as he's done in the entire decade he's served …
Arlette Saenz / Politics:
HPV Vaccine Fact Check: Perry Misstated Relationship With Dying Woman  —  Although Rick Perry said at a debate on Thursday that he was “lobbied” by a 31-year-old woman suffering from cervical cancer to require young girls to receive the HPV vaccine, he did not meet the cancer patient until …
The Daily Beast:
Obama Sold Israel Bunker-Buster Bombs  —  While Obama publicly pressured Israel to make concessions to the Palestinians over settlements, he secretly sold Jerusalem deep-penetrating bombs it had long sought.  Eli Lake previews an exclusive story appearing in Monday's Newsweek.
Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Obama offers some ‘No Child’ waivers  —  President Barack Obama on Friday pressed forward with the most significant change to No Child Left Behind since the Bush-era law overseeing elementary schools was enacted nearly a decade ago, outlining his plan to let states avoid some of the law's strictest provisions …
Discussion: CNN
Jacob Weisberg / Slate Magazine:
His book about Obama is as spurious as the ones he wrote about Bush.  —  As an editor, you develop a B.S. meter—an internal warning system that signals caution about journalism that doesn't feel trustworthy.  Sometimes it's a quote or incident that's too perfect —a feeling I always …
Discussion: Politics and Business Insider
Jim Forsyth / Reuters:
Fancy last supper requests off the menu on Texas death row  —  (Reuters) - The Texas prison system abolished on Thursday the time-honored tradition of offering an opulent last meal to condemned inmates before their executions, saying they will get standard prison fare instead.
Hotline On Call:
Dem Poll: Obama Dragging Down His Own Party  —  One of the Democratic party's leading pollsters released a survey of 60 Republican-held battleground districts today painting an ominous picture for Congressional Democrats in 2012.  The poll shows Democratic House candidates faring worse …
Tempie / Ranting Professor:
I bet you didn't know this about selling silver coins for cash  —  There are numerous alternatives to locate a gold purchaser when browsing for the ideal hard cash for gold in California to promote your gold jewelry or silver and platinum.  Nonetheless, in buy to discover the buyer …
Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic Online:
John Mearsheimer Endorses a Hitler Apologist and Holocaust Revisionist  —  Gilad Atzmon is a jazz saxophonist who lives in London and who has a side gig disseminating the wildest sort of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.  He is an ex-Israeli and a self-proclaimed “self-hater” …
Discussion: Via Meadia and Harry's Place
Paul A. Gigot / Wall Street Journal:
Christie's Next Showcase  —  For a man who says he's not running for president, Chris Christie isn't keeping a low profile.  —  For a man who says he's not running for president, Chris Christie isn't keeping a low profile.  The New Jersey governor will give presidential tea-leaf readers another chance …
Discussion: msnbc.com and Associated Press
 
 
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