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7:00 PM ET, December 3, 2011

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The Caucus:
Herman Cain Suspends His Presidential Campaign  —  Former presidential candidate Herman Cain and his wife Gloria arrived at a campaign event in Atlanta.  —  ATLANTA — An unapologetic and defiant Herman Cain suspended his presidential campaign on Saturday, pledging that he “would not go away …
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John Hinderaker / Power Line:
The Moral of the Herman Cain Story  —  So Herman Cain is out; no surprise there.  There is, I think, a moral to be drawn from his demise.  Cain was a hit with Republican voters because of his relentless focus on the economy.  He didn't get personal in his attacks on the Obama administration …
Discussion: Erick's blog
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
What Herman Cain meant  —  In a campaign chock full of unbelievable storylines, none was more remarkable than the rise of Herman Cain.  —  Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain bowed out of the 2012 presidential race on Saturday in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro) …
NationalJournal.com:
Cain Reaches Out to Rivals  —  GOP presidential contender to announce plans at campaign headquarters in Georgia.  —  In the hours before he made his planned midday announcement about the future of his presidential campaign, Republican candidate Herman Cain reached out to some of his rivals.
Dean Schabner Michael Falcone / ABCNEWS:
‘Plan B’: Herman Cain Says He's Suspending Campaign  —  Herman Cain announced today that he is suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, because of “the continued hurt” caused by claims of sexual harassment and a 13-year extramarital affair that he called …
James Oliphant / Los Angeles Times:
Herman Cain drops out of presidential race  —  People wait outside holding signs before Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks at the scheduled opening of a local campaign headquarters on Saturday in Atlanta.  (Scott Olson/Getty Images)  —  Herman Cain, the insurgent populist …
Susan Saulny / New York Times:
Herman Cain Suspends His Campaign  —  ATLANTA — An unapologetic and defiant Herman Cain suspended his presidential campaign on Saturday, pledging that he “would not go away” even as he abandoned hope of winning the Republican nomination in the face of escalating accusations of sexual misconduct.
Discussion: Truthdig and Rod Dreher
The Right Scoop:   Full Speech: Herman Cain drops out of the race for president
Peter Schroeder / Ballot Box:
Cain suspends campaign, vows to work from outside the race
Discussion: CNN, Los Angeles Times and The Politico
CNN:
Cain suspends presidential bid
Kevinliptak / CNN:
BREAKING: Cain suspends presidential bid
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Kevinliptak / CNN:
TRENDING: Paul campaign calls Trump debate ‘wildly inappropriate’  —  (CNN) - At least two Republican presidential hopefuls are declining to participate in a debate moderated by real estate mogul Donald Trump.  —  Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman will both skip the debate …
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George F. Will / Washington Post:
Romney and Gingrich, from bad to worse  —  Republicans are more conservative than at any time since their 1980 dismay about another floundering president.  They are more ideologically homogenous than ever in 156 years of competing for the presidency.  They anticipated choosing between Mitt Romney …
The Politico:
The return of Bad Newt Gingrich  —  Longtime Gingrich watchers see clear signs that ‘Good Newt’ is at war with ‘Bad Newt.’  —  WEST DES MOINES - Bad Newt's coming back.  —  The all-too-familiar character from the 1990s has only peeked out in public a handful of times so far.
Kathleen Parker / Washington Post:
Why Republicans like Newt Gingrich
Kevinliptak / CNN:
Romney campaign flexes muscle in New Hampshire
Discussion: The Politico
Josh Lederman / Ballot Box:   One month before Iowa, GOP field wide open
Shelby Grad / L.A. NOW:
Some Occupy L.A. arrestees feel traumatized, might seek therapy  —  Most of the roughly 300 Occupy L.A. protesters were released from jail by Friday evening, with some immediately speaking out on the police raid that cleared their camp.  —  One speaker suggested that some of those arrested might need therapy.
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Ynetnews:
‘Jew-hate stems from conflict’  —  US ambassador in Belgium provides controversial explanation for Muslim anti-Semitism  —  BRUSSELS - Growing global anti-Semitism is linked to Israel's policy towards the Palestinians, the American ambassador to Belgium told stunned Jewish conference attendants in Brussels earlier this week.
J. Bradford DeLong / Brad DeLong:
British Austerity: The Past Weighs Like a Nightmare on the Brains of Cameron and Osborne Blogging  —  Note that Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats in Britain could end this farce tomorrow, and give their country a chance.  It would be the end of Nick Clegg's political career, of course—but his career is over already.
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Balloon Juice
Arizona Daily Star:
Initiative would let illegal immigrants work in Calif. legally  —  SACRAMENTO, Calif.-Nearly 1 million undocumented immigrants could live and work openly in California with little or no fear of deportation under an initiative unveiled Friday by a state legislator and others.
Discussion: 24Ahead, Weasel Zippers and Wizbang
Zaid Jilani / ThinkProgress:
Occupy Richmond Stands Up For Local Tea Party Group  —  The two sides are joining forces.  —  The Richmond Tea Party has been alleging that it is being singled out for unfair treatment from the city of Richmond, Virginia after officials have opened a tax audit of the group.
Discussion: Big Government and Reuters
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Perry Chiaramonte / Fox News:
Occupy Richmond to Tea Party: We're on Your Side Against City Hall
Discussion: MyFox Atlanta and Verum Serum
 
 
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