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12:25 PM ET, December 4, 2011


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Erik Wasson / Ballot Box:
Coburn blasts Gingrich, found his leadership ‘lacking’ as House Speaker  —  Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said Sunday that he cannot support GOP presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich because the former House speaker lacks leadership skills.  —  “I am not inclined to be a supporter …
Jennifer Jacobs / Iowa Caucuses:
Iowa Poll: Newt Gingrich leads three-candidate race in Iowa  —  Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich appears at a news conference before a tea party rally in New York Saturday.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)  —  Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich has carved out a clear lead …
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Obama to channel T.R. — Cain may endorse Newt — Gingrich talks Middle East, inner city this week - Perry bus tour - Iowa Poll: Newt, Ron Paul, Mitt, undecided, Bachmann, Cain, Santorum, Perry  —  GREEN ROOM CHEAT SHEET - our notes for “Face the Nation” roundtable:
Discussion: CNN, HotAirPundit and The Page
Maeve Reston / Los Angeles Times:
State attorneys general grill Republican candidates at forum  —  Six presidential hopefuls court conservatives with shows of commitment to the Constitution and a less powerful federal government.  —  Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, left, greets Virginia Atty. Gen. Ken Cuccinelli …
‘This Week’ Transcript: GOP Candidate Rick Santorum and Rep. Barney Frank  —  CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, HOST: Thank you, John.  —  And a big question this morning, where will all those Herman Cain voters go?  Our headliner today hopes they flock straight to him.  He's former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.
Discussion: The Politico, The Other McCain and CNN
Emily Schultheis / The Politico:
GOP hopefuls keep it friendly at Huckabee forum  —  The presidential race began Saturday with Herman Cain's dramatic, theatrical exit from the contest, but it ended with a substantive and subdued discussion of constitutional issues at Mike Huckabee's presidential forum.
Peter Schroeder / The Hill:
Ron Paul says he's ‘flavor of the decade’  —  Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) said Sunday he hoped voters attracted to Herman Cain's “independent mindedness” would take a second look at his presidential campaign with Cain now out of the race.  —  “We're paying a lot of attention of that …
Discussion: CNN and Weasel Zippers
Susan Saulny / New York Times:
Herman Cain Suspends His Campaign
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
The Decadent Left  —  IN the days when Tea Party activists were crowding town hall meetings and Glenn Beck's fans were thronging the Washington Mall, a kind of existential despair settled over the American left.  The country was mired in an economic crisis that most left-wingers believed …
Discussion: Booman Tribune and TBogg
Nicholas Hirshon / NY Daily News:
85-year-old woman may sue TSA after being strip searched at JFK Airport  —  ‘I really look like a terrorist,’ 110-pound Long Island grandmother says  —  Lenore Zimmerman, 85, shows injury she says came during strip search by security at JFK Airport.  —  An 85-year-old Long Island grandmother …
Peter Schroeder / The Hill:
McCain: GOP needs to address immigration in a ‘humane’ way  —  Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said his home state and others could be “up for grabs” in the 2012 presidential election, due in large part to the growing numbers of Hispanic voters and warned GOP candidates to watch their rhetoric on immigration issues.
Discussion: CNN
Associated Press:
Panetta Scolds Israel on Peace Talks  —  WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged Israel on Friday to “reach out and mend fences” with Turkey, Egypt and other security partners in the Middle East, saying he is troubled by the Jewish state's growing isolation in the volatile region.
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Out of Africa and Into Iowa  —  NEWT GINGRICH'S mind is in love with itself.  —  It has persuaded itself that it is brilliant when it is merely promiscuous.  This is not a serious mind.  Gingrich is not, to put it mildly, a systematic thinker.  —  His mind is a jumble, an amateurish mess lacking impulse control.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and Daily Kos
‘Honour’ attack numbers revealed by UK police forces  —  Banaz Mahmod left her violent husband to be with her boyfriend, but was killed by relatives in 2006  —  UK police recorded at least 2,823 so-called honour attacks last year, figures from 39 out of 52 forces show.
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Gingrich takes control in Iowa
Tom Hamburger / Los Angeles Times:
A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record
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Washington Post:
ProPublica review of pardons in past decade shows process heavily favored whites
Rick Ungar / The Policy Page:
The Bomb Buried In Obamacare Explodes Today-Hallelujah!
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Jamie Klatell / The Hill:
Obama: Congress 'shouldn't go home' until tax cut is extended
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit