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Jonathan Bernstein / Washington Post:
Romney still the best at this, Perry not as bad, and the loser?  Anderson Cooper  —  Well, it was the feistiest debate — Rick Perry even stayed awake for the whole thing, which was a nice change — and we had the welcome (at least for entertainment purposes) return of the Crazy GOP Audience thing …
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Perry Commits to Flat Tax, Reforming Entitlements  —  In a brief speech this morning at the Western Republican Conference, Texas governor Rick Perry announced that in six days he would reveal an “economic pro-growth package that will create growth” and encourage investment in America.
Discussion: National Review
The Politico:
Rick Perry vs. Mitt Romney: Now it's personal  —  LAS VEGAS - After months of diversions — sideshow candidates, Hamlet acts and straw polls — Tuesday night's sizzling Republican presidential showdown boiled the nomination fight down to its essentials: a deeply personal …
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
The Republican Bickersons
John Feehery / Pundits Blog:
Bickering  —  Newt Gingrich had the line of the night toward …
Discussion: The Politico and CNN
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Half of Americans believe Obama doesn't deserve re-election
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Josh Lederman / Ballot Box:
Perry to call for flat tax in economic plan
Discussion: CNN
Washington Post:
Rick Perry better known, more disliked by GOP conservatives
New York Times:
Republican Presidential Candidates Debate in Las Vegas
Bloomberg:
U.S. Capital Now Richer Than Silicon Valley  —  Federal employees whose compensation averages more than $126,000 and the nation's greatest concentration of lawyers helped Washington edge out San Jose as the wealthiest U.S. metropolitan area, government data show.
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Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
Reid says government jobs must take priority over private-sector jobs  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday said Congress needs to worry about government jobs more than private-sector jobs, and that this is why Senate Democrats are pushing a bill aimed at shoring up teachers and first responders.
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Ohio SB 5 Headed For Rejection  —  Labor is poised for a big victory in Ohio next month- PPP's newest poll of the state finds that voters intend to reject Senate Bill 5 by a 56-36 margin.  Although that margin is consistent with what we found in the state earlier this year …
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
GOP senators angry about Reid claim that they're rooting for economic failure
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
West counters Obama: MLK would not have backed Wall Street protests  —  Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) rejected President Obama's comparison between Martin Luther King Jr. and what he called the “Occupy Wall Street gangs.”  —  “Martin Luther King Jr. would not have backed these types of protesters …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
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Adrianne Jeffries / The New York Observer:
Real World: Occupy Wall Street? MTV Issues Casting Call for Protesters
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo! News:
Naomi Wolf arrested while defending Occupy Wall Street protesters
Sean Captaintoday / Fast Company:
The Demographics Of Occupy Wall Street
Dennis Cauchon / USA Today:
Student loan debt hits record levels  —  Students and workers seeking retraining are borrowing extraordinary amounts of money through federal loan programs, potentially putting a huge burden on the backs of young people looking for jobs and trying to start careers.
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Suzy Khimm / Washington Post:
The student debt crisis in one chart
ABCNEWS:
Transcript: ABC News' Jake Tapper's Exclusive Interview With President Obama  —  President Obama sits down with ABC News' senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper for an exclusive interview in Jamestown, N.C. (Courtesy the White House)  —  The following is a transcript …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and JustOneMinute
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ABCNEWS:
Animals Loose in Ohio: Town Under Lockdown  —  An Ohio town is under lockdown as dozens of wild animals including bears, wolves and tigers have escaped from a private preserve are and are on the loose after the owner of the preserve has been found dead.  —  Terry Thompson of Zanesville …
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Moni Basu / CNN:
Only two escaped exotic animals still at large in Ohio
Discussion: Hot Air, Gothamist and Gawker
Alex Seitz-Wald / ThinkProgress:
GOP Rep. Asked Paper To Keep Town Hall Secret, Selected Residents Who Were Invited  —  Freshman Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) told a town hall gathering Monday that “the whole purpose” of the meeting “is to hear from you.”  But apparently Herrera Beutler isn't interested in hearing from everyone.
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Lee Hughes / Columbian:
Politician didn't want event touted
Discussion: The Politico
Phil Izzo / Real Time Economics:
What Percent Are You?  —  To get the full experience of this page, please upgrade your Flash Plugin  —  The Occupy Wall Street movement seeks to speak for the bottom 99% of the population by income, which includes pretty much everyone who makes less than $500,000 a year.
Jon Huntsman / Wall Street Journal:
‘Too Big to Fail’ Is Simply Too Big  —  There is no evidence huge banks add sufficient value to offset the systemic risk they pose.  —  Is Dodd-Frank an appropriate regulatory response to the 2007 financial crisis?  Tragically, no. That legislation ignores the government's pervasive role …
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Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
Jon Huntsman's Plan To End ‘Too Big To Fail’ Doesn't Do Anything To Shrink Big Banks
Discussion: Political Mojo
Jenna Hiller / KSAT-TV:
Bexar County Courthouse Break-In May Have Been Prank  —  5 Foreign Nationals In Custody  —  SAN ANTONIO — Five foreign nationals accused of breaking into the Bexar County Courthouse early Wednesday morning may have been playing a prank, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said.
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Ana Ley / MySanAntonio.com:
Feds investigating break-in at county courthouse
Rebecca Rosenberg / New York Post:
Protest mob is enjoying rich diet  —  They may sleep in the park, but they eat like kings.  —  Hundreds of grimy protesters laying siege to Wall Street and stuffed into the now-smelly Zuccotti Park dine each night on gourmet meals prepared by a former hotel chef using only the finest organic ingredients.
Sam Youngman / Ballot Box:
President Obama's strategy on jobs is working — even if Americans aren't  —  It's certainly not pretty, but darn if it doesn't appear to be working.  —  President Obama's newfound message discipline on jobs and his two-pronged attack on the GOP are providing the beleaguered president …
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Don Surber
Yves Smith / naked capitalism:
David Graeber: On Playing By The Rules - The Strange Success Of #OccupyWallStreet  —  Yves here.  I have to note that David DeGraw of Amped Status is widely credited as the originator of “We are the 99%.” … Just a few months ago, I wrote a piece for Adbusters that started with a conversation …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
 
 
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
HI-Sen Tightens Up  —  Linda Lingle's image has rebounded …
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Stephen Dinan / Washington Times:
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An American Teen-ager in Yemen
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Rick Santorum Pledges To Defund Contraception: 'It's Not Okay, It's A License To Do Things'
Discussion: Daily Kos
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
GOP debate crowd cheers idea that jobless are to blame for their plight
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Naomi Wolf / Guardian:
how I was arrested at Occupy Wall Street
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Corporate Front Group ALEC Pushing For Repeal Of Paid Sick Day Laws Nationwide
Zombie / Pajamas Media:
Spew Anti-Semitism at Occupy Rally — Get Fired
Steven Hayward / Power Line:
The Question That Needs Asking