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12:25 AM ET, January 14, 2012

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Emily Schultheis / The Politico:
Judge rules against Rick Perry's Virginia ballot suit  —  Following a hearing in Richmond today, U.S. district judge John Gibney ruled against Rick Perry's challenge to the Virginia ballot rules.  —  In his opinion, Gibney says Perry, and the other candidates who joined the challenge, waited too long to bring the suit.
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Romney leads in SC, Paul gaining  —  Mitt Romney continues to hold a modest lead in South Carolina's Republican primary for President.  He's at 29% to 24% for Newt Gingrich, 15% for Ron Paul, 14% for Rick Santorum, 6% for Rick Perry, 5% for Jon Huntsman, and 1% for Buddy Roemer.
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
New poll in S.C. indicates tight race for top spot  —  (CNN) - With eight days to go until the South Carolina primary, a new poll suggests a close contest in the first southern state to vote in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.  —  According to an American Research Group …
ABCNEWS:
Coming Up on ‘This Week’: Gov. Rick Perry and Stephen Colbert
Discussion: The Politico, CNN and American Prospect
A.Killough / CNN:
Romney back on top in new CNN national poll
Discussion: Ballot Box, Weasel Zippers and Hot Air
A.Killough / CNN:
Rep. Trent Franks backs Gingrich
Discussion: The Politico
Zeke Miller / Politics:   Huntsman Exodus Begins
Emily Schultheis / The Politico:
PPP: Mitt first, Newt second in South Carolina
Discussion: CNN and Ballot Box
Dylan Byers / The Politico:
CNN's Loesch champions Marine video  —  CNN political analyst Dana Loesch celebrated the U.S. Marines who appear to have urinated on the bodies of dead Taliban members during her radio show on Thursday.  —  “Now we have a bunch of progressives that are talking smack about our military …
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Dana Loesch / Big Journalism:
Correcting the Progressive Spin on My Defense of the Marines  —  Yesterday on my radio show I discussed the topic of the Marines videotaping themselves urinating on dead Taliban fighters.  The usual mob of progressive haters started campaigning on Twitter and complaining to CNN.  —  Video still
Media Matters for America:
UPDATED: CNN Contributor On Marines Urinating On Dead Bodies: “Supposed To Be A Scandal”?  “I'd Drop Trou And Do It Too”  —  On her radio show, CNN contributor and Big Journalism editor Dana Loesch cheered on an Internet video reportedly showing U.S. Marines urinating on what appear to be dead Afghans …
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Four Pinocchios for ‘King of Bain’  —  Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. … — Voice-over from “King of Bain” video promoted by a pro-Newt Gingrich super PAC, “Winning Our Future.”  —  Newt Gingrich, meet Michael Moore!  —  The 29-minute video “King of Bain” is such an over-the-top assault …
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Trip Gabriel / The Caucus:
Gingrich Asks ‘Super PAC’ to Address Errors in Ad Against Romney
Alex Pappas / The Daily Caller:
Newt hits Romney for speaking French, despite his own apparent fluency
Henry / Crooked Timber:
The New Gmail Sucks  —  Doesn't it though?  It looks horrible.  The interface is badly designed.  Keyboard short cuts do unexpected things like e.g. make your email disappear irrevocably.  And while you can temporarily revert back to the old look, they make it clear that they are going to impose …
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
Report: Rick Perry calls on a mannequin at SC town hall  —  Rick Perry mistakenly called on a mannequin with its hand raised at a town-hall event Friday in South Carolina.  —  The female mannequin was wearing a T-shirt advertising Squat N' Gobble, the restaurant where the incident took place, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Allen West on the Marines Incident: ‘Shut Your Mouth, War Is Hell’  —  Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), a former Army lieutenant colonel, sends THE WEEKLY STANDARD an email commenting on the Marines' video, and has given us permission to publish it.  —  “I have sat back and assessed the incident …
The Daily:
TV chef famous for Southern-fried decadence to reveal she has diabetes  —  Paula Deen's “brunch burger” uses a donut instead of a bun.  —  Deen, with Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show,” could make millions endorsing a Novartis diabetes drug, sources say.  —  Paula Deen — the queen of high-calorie …
The Politico:
Obama tries to checkmate GOP  —  President Barack Obama stepped firmly onto Republican turf Friday, announcing that he wants to merge a half-dozen agencies to cut spending and streamline the federal government.  —  Obama's plan would merge the Commerce Department, the Small Business Administration …
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Washington Post:
Obama seeks more power to merge agencies, streamline government
Mark Perry / Foreign Policy:
False Flag  —  A series of CIA memos describes how Israeli Mossad agents posed as American spies to recruit members of the terrorist organization Jundallah to fight their covert war against Iran.  —  Buried deep in the archives of America's intelligence services are a series of memos …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Chronicling Mitt's mendacity  —  Paul Krugman noted this morning that Mitt Romney tells so many falsehoods so often, he seems determined to rehabilitate George W. Bush's reputation “by running a campaign so dishonest that it makes Bush look like a model of truth-telling.”
Nando Di Fino / Mediaite:
Soledad O'Brien Hammers Jodi Kantor Over Her Controversial Book On The Obamas  —  Soledad O'Brien welcomed The Obamas author Jodi Kantor on Starting Point Friday morning, and things got a little heated as O'Brien continuously tried to ask Kantor to defend her methodology in reporting the book.
Discussion: THEROOT.COM
Amy Chozick / Media Decoder:
Fighting Antipiracy Measure, Activist Group Posts Personal Information of Media Executives  —  The online activist group known as Anonymous, which has targeted opponents of the Occupy Wall Street movement and businesses that stopped providing services to WikiLeaks, has set its sights on a new adversary: media executives.
Discussion: Deadline.com and The Snitch
Associated Press:
Edwards' trial delayed because of heart condition  —  GREENSBORO, N.C. — A federal judge on Friday delayed John Edwards' trial on alleged campaign finance violations for at least two months because the two-time Democratic presidential candidate is suffering from a heart condition.
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Dana DiFilippo / Philly.com:
Woman says her fake penis got her fired  —  IS THAT a Fruit-A-Freeze in your pocket - or are you just happy to see me?  —  A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is suing a South Jersey-based maker of frozen treats and other snack foods, claiming that she was wrongfully fired because she wore a prosthetic penis to work.
Discussion: Hit & Run and Nation Now
JP Moore / BuzzFeed:
Hey Mitt!  Dogs Don't Go There!  —  Politics Buzz Mitt Romney once drove for twelve hours with his dog on the roof of his car.  In this children's book Mitt's dog Seamus walks you through the many things you shouldn't do as a dog owner.  —  JP Moore  —  posted about an hour ago  —  Follow @jpmoore
Tanya Somanader / ThinkProgress:
Fox News John Stossel: Young People 'Are Dumb Or Don't Pay Attention, And They Shouldn't Vote'  —  Last night on Fox's Your World with Neil Cavuto, fellow Fox host John Stossel waxed scientific on the counter-intuitive nature of human intuition.  Noting that “we're alive because our ancestors …
 
 
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Greg Sandoval / CNET:
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Matt Cover / CNSNews:
Obama Campaign to Host Dance Party in Boston
Discussion: Hot Air and The Right Scoop
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
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Discussion: The Politico and Hot Air
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Penny wise, pound foolish
Suzy Khimm / Washington Post:
Gallup: Wealthy worry about deficit, poor worry about jobs
Seung Min Kim / The Politico:
Menendez drops hold on judicial pick
Discussion: CNN
William J. Astore / The Huffington Post:
Why It's Wrong to Equate Military Service With Heroism
cbpp.org:
Romney's Charge That Most Federal Low-Income Spending Goes for “Overhead” and “Bureaucrats” Is False
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