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6:45 PM ET, October 26, 2011

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Alicia M. Cohn / Ballot Box:
Romney rushes to clarify to comments on union bargaining bill  —  FAIRFAX, Va. — Mitt Romney sought to overturn his controversial comment on unions Wednesday, saying he supports Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) “110 percent” in limiting collective bargaining power.
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Darrel Rowland / The Columbus Dispatch:
Poll: Issue 2 sinking
Alexander Burns / The Politico:
Mitt Romney: Actually, I do support Ohio law
Discussion: Hot Air and New York Magazine
Adam Gabbatt / Guardian:
Occupy Oakland: Iraq war veteran in critical condition after police clashes  —  Scott Olsen, 24, in hospital with fractured skull and brain swelling after allegedly being hit by a police projectile in Oakland  —  An Iraq war veteran has a fractured skull and brain swelling after allegedly being hit by a police projectile.
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The Lede:
Police Fire Tear Gas at Occupy Protesters in Oakland  —  Last Updated 9:48 a.m. Riot police in Oakland dispersed hundreds of protesters with tear gas on Tuesday night as crowds tried to re-enter a plaza outside of City Hall that the authorities had cleared of an encampment earlier in the day.
Adam C. Smith / St. Petersburg Times:
Rick Perry: Obama is an American citizen  —  ST PETE BEACH - Texas governor Rick Perry clarified Wednesday that he has no doubt that Barack Obama was born in the U.S., saying that he was only kidding around when he voiced doubts in a TV interview earlier this week.
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Rick Klein / ABCNEWS:
Huntsman: ‘I Cringe’ When Perry Goes Birther; ‘Nonsensical Talk’ Will Drive Away Independents
Discussion: Washington Post
A.Killough / CNN:
GOP rejects Dems offer in ‘super committee,’ negotiations ‘deadlocked’ over taxes  —  Washington (CNN) - Democrats on the so-called “super committee” proposed during a closed meeting Tuesday a $3 trillion plan designed to slash the federal deficit but Republicans swiftly and decisively rejected …
Discussion: Business Insider
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Erik Wasson / The Hill:
Supercommittee Dems push for stimulus to be part of deficit deal
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and National Review
Jonathan Strong / Roll Call:
Using the Word ‘Obamacare’ for Political Gain
Discussion: The Apothecary and Campaign 2012
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Congressional Democrats offer $3 trillion debt deal
Discussion: Shakesville
Jana Winter / Fox News:
EXCLUSIVE: ACORN Playing Behind Scenes Role in ‘Occupy’ Movement  —  The former New York office for ACORN, the disbanded community activist group, is playing a key role in the self-proclaimed “leaderless” Occupy Wall Street movement, organizing “guerrilla” protest events and hiring door …
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New York Post:
Rikers cons flood Zuccotti for free eats  —  Newly sprung ex-cons and vagrants rousted from other parks are crashing the Occupy Wall Street protest, where gourmet meals are free and boozy, drug­fueled parties are on tap, the movement's leaders griped yesterday.
Quinnipiac University:
Pizza Magnate Leads GOP Presidential Pack In Ohio, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Romney Stalled As Perry Vanishes  —  Former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain has jumped to the front of the line among GOP presidential contenders with 28 percent support among Ohio Republicans.
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Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Carville: 'I'm worried' for the general election
Discussion: CNN, The PJ Tatler and The Daily Caller
Robert Cox / Talk of the Sound:
Chelsea Clinton Mulls Congressional Run from New York State; 18th District in Westchester County Considered Likely Choice  —  Talk of the Sound has learned that Chelsea Clinton may run for Congress next year.  —  Clinton has been approached by “the right people” in the New York Democratic Party, according to one source in Albany.
Bloomberg:
Obama Wrote Fewer Rules Than Bush, Cost More  —  President Barack Obama's “tsunami” of new government regulations looks more like a summer swell.  —  Obama's White House has approved fewer regulations than his predecessor George W. Bush at this same point in their tenures …
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Poll: Romney at or tied for top spot in first 4 states to vote  —  (CNN) - Mitt Romney is on the top or tied for the lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination in new surveys in the first four states to vote in next year's primary and caucus calendar.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:
SEC Files Insider Trading Charges against Rajat Gupta  —  SEC Brings New Charges against Raj Rajaratnam  —  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  —  2011-223  —  Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 2011 - The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged former McKinsey & Co. global head Rajat K. Gupta …
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Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Obama education chief: student loan reform to address income inequality  —  President Obama's education reform efforts will address growing income inequality in the U.S., Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Wednesday.  —  Speaking on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Wednesday …
Discussion: The Politico
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Huma Khan / ABCNEWS:
Obama Speeds Up Aid for College Students: How Will It Help You?
Discussion: Wonkette and Daily Kos
Blogger Bob / The TSA Blog:
Inappropriate Note Author Identified and Removed From Screening  —  Earlier this week, a passenger found a highly inappropriate note scrawled on a “Notice of Inspection” that TSA places in checked bags if they are required to be searched.  She tweeted a photo of what she found and we soon learned of the incident.
Matthew Yglesias / ThinkProgress:
Copying: It's A Good Thing  —  Tim Lee has a great post not so much defending Google and Android from accusations of “stealing” ideas from Apple and iOS as defending their right to do so.  He's got this exactly right, I think. … Copying of business concepts is integral to the “invisible hand” model of market competition.
Discussion: Political Mojo
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Timothy B. Lee / Disruptive Economics:
Yes, Google “Stole” From Apple, And That's A Good Thing
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Rick Perry aide says yes to Michigan debate, but maybe not beyond  —  Rick Perry, who made clear during his Bill O'Reilly interview last night that he finds the debate formats geared toward promoting a fight, is going to the No. 9 one after that - but is a question mark for some of the glut of face-offs after that.
Lucy Madison / CBS News:
Congressional approval at all-time low of 9%, according to new CBS News/New York Times poll  —  CBS News Poll analysis by the CBS News Polling Unit: Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and Anthony Salvanto.  —  Approval ratings for Congress dropped into single digits this month …
Robert Pear / New York Times:
Top Earners Doubled Share of Nation's Income, C.B.O. Says  —  WASHINGTON — The top 1 percent of earners more than doubled their share of the nation's income over the last three decades, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, in a new report likely to figure prominently …
Noel Sheppard / NewsBusters.org blogs:
OWS Supporter Michael Moore Lies on National Television About His Wealth: No I'm Not Worth Millions  —  Schlockumentary filmmaker Michael Moore is so hell-bent on being a leader of the Occupy Wall Street movement that he's willing to lie about his wealth on national television.
 
 
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Tie in Nevada  —  After trailing by as much as 13 points earlier …
Matt Negrin / The Politico:
Obama ‘looking at’ pipeline project
Discussion: Firedoglake and Guardian
David Weigel / Slate:
Book Your Tickets to Toledo, Mainstream Media
Herman Cain / The Daily Beast:
Cain's Tax Delinquency
Discussion: Salon, The Raw Story and The Daily Dish
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Exclusive: Inside Herman Cain's new foreign policy team
Discussion: GOP 12, FP Passport and National Review
Christina Wilkie / The Huffington Post:
Contributions To Rick Perry From Big Donors' Children Raise Questions
Discussion: ThinkProgress
James Livingston / New York Times:
It's Consumer Spending, Stupid
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Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
Rangel wants wealth redistribution, says rich didn't sacrifice for war
Discussion: Hot Air and Weasel Zippers
Jordy Yager / The Hill:
Judiciary chairman threatens to subpoena DHS over deportations
Discussion: The Politico
Ben Armbruster / ThinkProgress:
Huntsman: We Need Only '10,000 Or 15,000′ Troops In Afghanistan