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5:23 PM ET, October 21, 2011


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James Pindell / WMUR Political Scoop:
EXCLUSIVE: All Bachmann NH Staffers Quit  —  All paid New Hampshire staff for Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign have quit over deep frustration with the campaign's lack of commitment to New Hampshire. ...
Bachmann's New Hampshire campaign staff quit  —  (Reuters) - Staff members in New Hampshire for presidential candidate Michele Bachmann have resigned en masse, a Republican familiar with the situation said on Friday, in a fresh blow to her 2012 hopes.  —  All of the staffers, said to number six …
O.Kay Henderson:
Bachmann says reports of NH staff exodus “not true” (audio)  —  Michele Bachmann called into the Radio Iowa newsroom moments ago.  My first question was about a WMUR report that her campaign staff in New Hampshire quit.  —  “That is a shocking story to me,” Bachmann said.  “I don't know where that came from.
John DiStaso /
Primary Status: After NH mutiny, Bachmann national campaign manager re-emphasizes that her …
Discussion: Washington Wire
Daniel Strauss / Ballot Box:   Report: Bachmann's New Hampshire staff resigns en masse
Russell Goldman / ABCNEWS:   Bachmann's New Hampshire Staff Quits, Latest in String of Campaign Departures
New York Post:
Florida banker's wife left family to join Wall Street protesters  —  A married mother of four from Florida ditched her family to become part of the raggedy mob in Zuccotti Park — keeping the park clean by day and keeping herself warm at night with the help of a young waiter from Brooklyn.
Investor's Business Daily:
Wall Street Did It?  —  Meltdown: If Republicans are to take back the White House and Senate, they need to do a better job tying Democrats and Washington to the subprime crisis.  It's not hard, yet even their front-runner struggles to make the case.  —  On Wednesday night …
Josh Saul / New York Post:
Angry Manhattan residents lambast Zuccotti Park protesters
Mackenzie Weinger / The Politico:   Occupy Wall Street backed by 37 percent of Americans, poll says
New York Post:
More arrests coming for Wall St. protesters, Bloomberg says
Discussion: Firedoglake
Man arrested during protest at Milwaukee bank
Laurie Kellman / Associated Press:
AP-GfK Poll: 37 percent of public back protests
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Mackenzie Weinger / The Politico:
Bloomberg gets tough on ‘Occupy’
Discussion: San Francisco Chronicle and ANIMAL
Alex Seitz-Wald / ThinkProgress:
Cantor Cancels Income Inequality Speech After Learning It Will Be Open To The Public.  —  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) has abruptly canceled a speech planned for this afternoon at the University of Pennsylvania that was meant to lay out the GOP's plans to address income inequality.
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Emily Schultheis / Ben Smith's Blog:
Cantor fled Wharton demonstrations  —  Eric Cantor's decision to cancel a speech at the University of Pennsylvania today came in the wake of plans for a major protest on the college campus.  —  The House Majority Leader, who committed to speak at a Wharton Leadership Lecture at Penn several months ago …
Discussion: and ThinkProgress
Chris Brennan /
UPenn: U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor cancels Wharton speech
Russell Berman / The Hill:
Wall Street protests force Cantor to cancel economic speech
Discussion: The Politico and The Raw Story
Zaid Jilani / ThinkProgress:
CHART: How Income Inequality Skyrocketed And The 1 Percent Profited From The Decline Of Unions
Washington Post:
All U.S. troops to leave Iraq by the end of 2011  —  The Obama administration has decided to withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq by the end of the year after failing to reach an agreement with the Iraqi government that would have left several thousand troops there for special operations and training.
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Obama declares Iraq war over with all US troops home at year's end
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog, CNN and The Politico
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Obama Announces Complete Drawdown of U.S. Troops From Iraq by Year's End
Kevin Drum / Political Mojo:
Climate Skeptics Take Another Hit  —  Physicists are notorious for believing that other scientists are mathematically incompetent.  And University of California-Berkeley physicist Richard Muller is notorious for believing that conventional wisdom is often wrong.  For example, the conventional wisdom about climate change.
Sen. Marco Rubio / The Politico:
Exclusive: Rubio defends himself  —  The Washington Post on Friday accused me of seeking political advantage by embellishing the story of how my parents arrived in the United States.  —  That is an outrageous allegation that is not only incorrect, but an insult to the sacrifices my parents …
Arthur Delaney / The Huffington Post:
Obama Has Written Personal Checks To Struggling Americans … Health Insurance , Obama , President Obama , Recession , Unemployment , 99ers , American Stories , Obama Personal Checks , Obama Writing Checks , Politics News  —  WASHINGTON — Got problems?  Tell Barack Obama.  He can help.
Mj Lee / The Politico:
Gov. Brewer: Obama ‘lectured me’  —  Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer skewers President Barack Obama in a new book, saying the president was “patronizing” and “condescending” when she met him at the White House last summer.  —  “We sat down and started with some chitchat,” she writes in her autobiography, according to the Arizona Republic.
A.Killough / CNN:
Cain: For the poor, it's ‘9-0-9’  —  (CNN) - GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain clarified his much talked-about “9-9-9” tax plan Friday, saying those who fall at or beneath the poverty level would have a different plan: “9-0-9.”  —  Cain took heat over his proposal …
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Cain clarifies 9-9-9 plan, says those under poverty line won't pay income tax
Richard W. Stevenson / The Caucus:
Can Obama 2012 Replicate Bush 2004?  —  He'll have hundreds of millions of dollars, the bully pulpit, Air Force One and high-profile supporters from Warren Buffet to Lady Gaga behind him.  But President Obama's chances of re-election could come down to a single strategic question …
Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
To Emulate Bush, Obama Will Have To Become More Popular
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Biden's absurd claims about rising rape and murder rates  —  (JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS) “Let's look at the facts: in 2008, when Flint had 265 sworn officers on their police force, there were 35 murders and 91 rapes in this city.  In 2010, when Flint had only 144 police officers …
Erik Wasson / The Hill:
Senate Dems try again with third jobs bill  —  Rebuffed twice in their attempts to push through President Obama's jobs proposals, Senate Democrats are ready to try again.  —  The Senate will hold a vote the first week of November on the $60 billion infrastructure portion of Obama's Jobs Act …
Christian Heinze / GOP 12:
Cain: It should be illegal for rape victims to have abortion  —  On Fox News this afternoon, Herman Cain spent literally three minutes trying to explain his position on abortion.  —  Here's the key part, though.  —  Martha MacCallum asks him if he believes it should be legal for a rape victim to have an abortion.
Alex Alvarez / Mediaite:
Jon Stewart On GOP Reaction To Gaddafi's Death: ‘What The F*ck Is Wrong With You?’  —  Thursday night on the Daily Show, Jon Stewart tackled the big headline of the day: The death of Muammar Gaddafi... Specifically, the right's reaction to the former dictator's passing.
Alex Klein / New York Magazine:
The Organizers vs. the Organized in Zuccotti Park  —  All occupiers are equal — but some occupiers are more equal than others.  In wind-whipped Zuccotti Park, new divisions and hierarchies are threatening to upend Occupy Wall Street and its leaderless collective.
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Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
DNC slams Romney on foreclosures
Discussion: CNN
Josh Saul / New York Post:
Zuccotti neighbors: Stop dumping on us
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Tea Party Nation poll shows 52 percent will vote for Romney if he is GOP nominee
Discussion: Hot Air and Weasel Zippers
Danielle Camilli /
Website alleges mayor paid for sex
For Perry, A Rapid Fundraising Rise — and Fall
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online:
False Equivalence Watch, With Positive Developments
Lisa P. Jackson / Los Angeles Times:
‘Too dirty to fail’?  —  House Republicans' assault …
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Political Mojo
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David Sirota / Salon:
W. enters my wife's schoolboard race
Discussion: The Mahablog