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Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
James O'Keefe's plans derailed by infighting, lack of funding  —  After pulling off the brazen hidden camera sting credited with bringing down the liberal organizing group ACORN, James O'Keefe dreamt up an even bolder plan: to build a permanent undercover video operation that would expose institutions of the American left.
A.Killough / CNN:
Santorum: Republicans ‘ignore some realities’ on economy
The Politico:
Obama's ‘lazy’ remark catches fire
Skschust / CBS New York:
NYPD: 250 Arrests Made, 7 Officers Hurt During Occupy Wall Street ‘Day Of Action’
Discussion: Pat Dollard
Fox News:
Crowd Marches on Brooklyn Bridge After Day of Escalating Violence at ‘Occupy’ Protests in NYC  —  Demonstrations in New York City continued with nightfall, as thousands of “Occupy” protesters massed at a downtown plaza and then peacefully marched across the Brooklyn Bridge …
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A.Killough / CNN:
Gingrich contrasts tea party, ‘Occupy’ protesters  —  (CNN) - As hundreds of “Occupy” demonstrators across the country take to the streets on the movement's so-called “Day of Action,” GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich came out in full support of cities cracking down on the protesters.
Andy Newman / City Room:
Clashes and More Than 240 Arrests Mark Protest's ‘Day of Action’  —  Two months after it began in New York, Occupy Wall Street carried out a “Day of Action” on Thursday featuring an attempt to delay the opening of the New York Stock Exchange, demonstrations on the subways …
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
For SEIU, Obama and Occupy
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Herman Cain Cancels Interview After Making Unusual Requests [UPDATE] … 2012 Election , Herman Cain , Newspapers , Video , Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , Hermain Cain 2012 , The Backstory , Union Leader , Media News  —  UPDATE: The Cain campaign has now canceled its interview with the Union Leader …
Discussion: msnbc.com and The Moderate Voice
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Molly Ball / The Atlantic Online:
The Herman Cain Meltdown
Alexander Burns / The Politico:
Herman Cain: ‘Who knows every detail of every country on the planet?’
Discussion: Mediaite, Hot Air and National Review
A.Killough / CNN:
Cain: How do you say that in ‘Cuban?’
Discussion: ABCNEWS and The Stranger …
Ashley Perks / The Hill:
Republicans want Obama to break the supercommittee's logjam  —  Republicans are calling for President Obama to jump into the deficit-reduction talks gripping Washington, reflecting the widespread view that the congressional supercommittee is now headed for a failure.
Discussion: Reuters and The Politico
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Jonathan Bernstein / Washington Post:
Obama never secretly killed the public option.  It's a myth.  —  Did Obama secretly kill the public option?  —  The question is still an important one for many liberals.  The claim lives on to this day, and is still seen as perhaps the clearest evidence from Obama's first term …
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Jonathan Bernstein / A plain blog about politics:
The NYT Should Be Ashamed of Itself (Again)  —  Drew Westen is the Worst Thing in the New York Times.  Hands down.  —  Yes, I have a running item complaining about Matt Bai, but as I've said he also, at least when he's reporting, has serious value added: he's actually quite good at the reporting side …
Metro:
Before leaving governor's office in 2006, Mitt Romney's staff eliminated e-mail records  —  Ex-governor's aides say they did nothing wrong  —  Just before Mitt Romney left the Massachusetts governor's office and first ran for president, 11 of his top aides purchased their state-issued computer hard drives …
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Emily Schultheis / Ben Smith's Blog:
Romney vs. DNC FOIA wars, round two
Discussion: CNN
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
In win for Democrats, Arizona redistricting commissioner reinstated  —  Arizona's Supreme Court reinstated the independent redistricting commissioner Republicans had voted to remove, giving Democrats a win for both short-term political messaging and for drawing the House redistricting map for the next decade.
Discussion: The Politico and CNN
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Mary Jo Pitzl / Arizona Republic:
Court orders reinstatement of redistricting official
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Daily Kos
Kevinliptak / CNN:
TRENDING: Secret Service confirms Cain protection  —  Washington (CNN) - Presidential candidate Herman Cain will receive protection from the United States Secret Service, the agency confirms to CNN.  —  Cain will be the first candidate in the race for the Republican presidential nomination …
Discussion: Business Insider
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ABCNEWS:
Herman Cain to Get Secret Service Protection, Nancy Pelosi Ribs Perry, The Bubble Primary; The PM Note
Rasmussen Reports:
Iowa: Gingrich 32%, Romney 19%, Cain 13%  —  Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has already picked up steam among Republican primary voters nationwide, and now he jumps to the front of the GOP pack among caucus-goers in Iowa.  —  The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey …
Jessica Guido / NBC Chicago:
Controversial Professor Bill Ayers Speaks With Occupy Chicago Protesters  —  Former Weather Underground group member teaches non-violence to protesters  —  Controversial activist, professor and author Bill Ayers was videotaped recently giving advice about non-violent protesting to Occupy Chicago protesters.
Kevinliptak / CNN:
Bachmann gives students a 101 on issues, then gets lectured  —  Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - With the air of a college instructor, Michele Bachmann essentially gave college students a Conservative 101 on the economy, national and foreign affairs and other important issues on Thursday in Iowa.
Paul Krugman:
Demand, Demand, Demand  —  Calculated Risk sends us to two papers by Amir Sufi and Atif Mian using county-level data to investigate the causes of the recession.  Their work strongly supports the balance-sheet view: a fall in demand from highly indebted households is the big story …
Seiu New / SEIU.org:
N17: Bridge Actions Cross The Country  —  We're declaring an Economic Emergency for the 99%.  —  Despite months of demands by our community, despite millions of people out of work calling for change, Congress and the Wall Street banks continue to maintain the status quo, enriching themselves at the expense of the rest of us.
Walter Russell Mead / Wall Street Journal:
The Culture War Over Europe's Money  —  The Germans are richer and more stubborn.The French are flashier and faster on their feet.  —  The European crisis repeats the same pattern endlessly.  Bad news sinks markets, ultimately accelerating into a panicky wave of liquidation.
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Idaho Man Threatened Obama, Officials Say  —  WASHINGTON — Federal authorities on Thursday charged a 21-year-old Idaho man with attempting to assassinate President Obama — saying he had told one friend that the president was “the Antichrist” and that he “needed to kill him,” according to a complaint filed in federal court.
ESPN:
Syracuse's Bernie Fine placed on leave  —  Two former Syracuse University ball boys say they were molested by associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine, starting in the late 1970s and continuing into the 1990s.  —  Police in Syracuse said they have opened an investigation into the allegations.
 
 
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