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6:50 AM ET, September 23, 2011

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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:
Republican Debate Crowd Boos 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audience booed a gay soldier who asked via video whether the Republican candidates would reinstitute the recently repealed “don't ask, don't tell” policy of banning openly gay soldiers.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
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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Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
N.H. poll shocker: Perry falls, Romney surges as does Jon Huntsman  —  Well, here are a couple of — no, make that several — new wrinkles in the Republican presidential contest in New Hampshire:  —  With the next televised debate tonight in Florida on Fox News, a new poll of likely …
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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Rush Limbaugh:
“Mr. Boehner, Tear Down This Bridge”  —  RUSH: Meanwhile, Obama is just looking small and tiny as he can.  Now going to another bridge, a bridge that is not in peril, a bridge that is not threatened, he's going to a bridge that he believes needs repair, he's hoping to embarrass Boehner and McConnell …
Discussion: BizzyBlog and The Daily Caller
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
GOP Ups Ante Big Time In Government Shutdown Fight  —  We should know tonight whether Congress is in genuinely the throes of another government shutdown fight, or whether Democrats and Republicans will figure out a way to avoid their impulses.  —  Instead of cutting a deal with Democrats …
Discussion: Hullabaloo, Firedoglake and Daily Kos
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Russell Berman / The Hill:
House approves stopgap funding, Reid says Senate will block
Discussion: Michelle Malkin
Russell Berman / The Hill:
Boehner chastises conservatives: You voted to spend more money
Discussion: TPMDC, The Politico, Daily Kos and Guardian
Josiah Ryan / The Hill:
Reid: Senate unlikely to vote Thursday on spending measure
Discussion: CNN
Juana Summers / The Politico:
Tweeters pan Republican debaters, debate technology  —  With Fox News partnering with Google for Thursday night's debate, the emphasis was on interactivity that seemed custom-made to appeal to Twitter users.  According to Google, more than 18,000 questions were submitted to the Fox News YouTube channel to be considered for the debate.
Discussion: YID With LID
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Josh Lederman / Ballot Box:   Johnson touts his penchant for vetoes in GOP debate
Steve Jones / Telegraph:
CERN scientists ‘break the speed of light’  —  Scientists said on Thursday they recorded particles travelling faster than light - a finding that could overturn one of Einstein's fundamental laws of the universe.  —  Antonio Ereditato, spokesman for the international group of researchers …
Discussion: Don Surber and Vox Popoli
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Frank Jordans / Associated Press:
CERN claims faster-than-light particle measured
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.
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 …
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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 …
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Bill Clinton Weighs In On Troy Davis Execution … Bill Clinton , Capital Punishment , Death Penalty , Video , Clinton Global Initiative , Troy Davis Case , Bill Clinton Capital Punishment , Bill Clinton Death Penalty , Bill Clinton Troy Davis , Troy Davis , Troy Davis Execution , Troy Davis Execution Date , Politics News
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Ta-Nehisi Coates / The Atlantic Online:
The Night They Killed Troy Davis
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Colorlines
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Bill Clinton: Netanyahu killed the peace process  —  Who's to blame for the continued failure of the Middle East peace process?  Former President Bill Clinton said today that it is Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — whose government moved the goalposts upon taking power …
Trang Do / WAFF-TV:
Derrick Mason executed at Holman Prison  —  Derrick Mason has been executed by lethal injection for the 1994 robbery and murder of a Huntsville convenience store clerk.  The execution took place at Holman prison in Atmore, he was pronounced dead at 6:49 p.m Thursday.
Patti Domm / CNBC:
Market Insider  —  Global Meltdown: Investors Are Dumping Nearly Everything  —  With no solution in sight for Europe and new fears of a global recession, investors dumped stocks and commodities and ran to the safety of U.S. Treasurys.  —  Treasury yields , as a result …
Jon Swaine / Telegraph:
David Cameron: world on brink of new economic crisis  —  The world stands on the brink of a new economic crisis that would leave countries like Britain “staring down the barrel”, David Cameron has warned.  —  David Cameron said that Western politicians must show more ‘leadership’
Discussion: Hot Air and Pajamas Media
Jason Grotto / Chicago Tribune:
One-day rehiring nets former Chicago labor leader a $158,000 city pension  —  Most city workers spend decades in public service to build up modest pensions.  But for former labor leader Dennis Gannon, the keys to securing a public pension were one day on the city payroll and some help from the Daley administration.
Eli Clifton / ThinkProgress:
Clinton: ‘There Is Not A Single Solitary Example’ Of A Country That Has Succeeded With A Tea Party Philosophy  —  Credit: Cibele Vieira / Clinton Global Initiative  —  Former President Bill Clinton blasted the “non-fact-based political debate” surrounding the Republican primary race …
Walter Russell Mead / Via Meadia:
Panic?  —  That's what we've been seeing on world markets since Thursday trading began in Asia; this morning it hit the US with the kind of sickening thud we remember too well from 2008.  Amid the general hurricane of bad economic news a few things stand out.
Larry Flynt / TMZ.com:
Gunning for Rick Perry  —  Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt is putting GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry in his crosshairs ... he'll be offering up to $1 million for anyone who can prove Perry has had an illicit sexual liaison ... TMZ has learned.  —  The ad — which Flynt …
Shelby Hodge / CultureMap Houston:
Michelle Obama dazzles in New York, wearing diamond bangles by H-Town's Katie Decker  —  That was no ordinary bling on the wrist of First Lady Michelle Obama at the DNC fundraiser in New York Tuesday night.  Those fancy diamond cuffs were the creation of 23-year-old Katie Decker …
 
 
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Journalistdee / CNN:
Senate clears trade assistance bill
Discussion: The Politico
Alex Seitz-Wald / ThinkProgress:
Santorum: Honoring God Is Essential To National Security
Russell Berman / The Hill:
Censure briefly forgotten as House leaders honor Rep. Charles Rangel
Discussion: The Politico
Financial Times:
EU to speed recapitalisation of 16 banks
Ramsey Cox / The Hill:
GOP ready to pounce on Obama's plans for No Child Left Behind
Discussion: CNN
Rob Moritz / Arkansas News:
Missing moon rock found among Clinton's papers
Discussion: Politics, The Politico and Reuters
Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Online:
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 Earlier Items: 
Paul Krugman:
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David Lat / Above the Law:
Judicial Diva Gone Wild? Chief Judge Jones Tells Judge Dennis to ‘Shut Up’
Discussion: JONATHAN TURLEY
Scott McPherson / Advocate:
MAP: Which Countries Enlist Gay Soldiers?
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Obama and Perry, geese and ganders
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Joe. My. God.