Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Issa's Benghazi document dump exposes several Libyans working with the U.S. — House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) compromised the identities of several Libyans working with the U.S. government and placed their lives in danger when he released reams of State Department …
Imani Gandy / Balloon Juice: Issa Benghazi Document Dump Reveals Name of Libyan Woman Activist Working With U.S.
Ron Beasley / Middle Earth Journal: Darrell Issa Scumbag and Partisan Hack
BooMan / Booman Tribune: Darrell Issa Must Resign
Greg Dworkin / Daily Kos: Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Obama with slight lead, Republicans pretend otherwise
GottaLaff / The Political Carnival: Darrell Issa's Benghazi document dump damages U.S. efforts, put Libyans working with U.S. in danger
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Romney's Benghazi Boomerang II
Libby Spencer / The Impolitic: Darrell Issa is worse than a terrorist
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
CIA documents supported Susan Rice's description of Benghazi attacks — The Romney campaign may have misfired with its suggestion that statements by President Obama and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the Benghazi attack last month weren't supported by intelligence, according to documents provided …
Discussion: Hullabaloo, Taylor Marsh, The Daily Dish, AMERICAblog and Talking Points Memo
Digby / Hullabaloo: Benghazi Smell Test BS
Taylor Marsh: Wake Up America: Issa Dumps Docs, Endangers U.S. Allies in Libya, as CIA Confirms Rice
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Romney's Benghazi Boomerang I
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog: CIA documents back up Rice's description of Benghazi attack
Los Angeles Times:
No evidence found of Al Qaeda role in Libya attack — U.S. intelligence agencies and witnesses paint a picture of an assault carried out with little planning at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. — A Libyan man shows bloodstains at the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
Discussion: Weekly Standard, Associated Press and Wall Street Journal
Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard: W.H. Tries to Write Al Qaeda Out of Libya Story
Kimberly Dozier / Associated Press: CIA found militant links a day after Libya attack
Hugh Hewitt / Townhall.com:
President Obama's Closing Act: An Epic Collapse — The ongoing collapse of President Obama's campaign may lead to some extraordinary stunts during Monday's last debate, but no matter what he tries, it is very unlikely that the president can reverse the enormous momentum behind Mitt Romney's campaign.
Discussion: The PJ Tatler and American Power
Donald Douglas / American Power: President Obama's Closing Act: An Epic Collapse
Michael Barbaro / New York Times:
Romney as a Manager: Unhurried and Socratic — BOSTON — As governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney could not resist burrowing into the bureaucratic weeds: He once took the statewide math and reading test for 10th graders, then startled his education commissioner by calling to say, “I like No. 14” and rattling off the answer.
Discussion: New York Magazine, No More Mister Nice Blog and The Caucus
Caroline Bankoff / New York Magazine: Mitt Romney Actually Doesn't Like Firing People That Much
Ashley Parker / The Caucus: Newspapers in Salt Lake City, Tampa and Denver Endorse Obama
Benny Johnson / TheBlaze.com:
JOE BIDEN INTERRUPTS FLORIDA WOMAN'S BREAST CANCER STORY WITH ON-STAGE SQUATTING CHARADES — At a campaign event Friday afternoon in Florida, Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bill Nelson took the stage to a cheering crowd. They were being introduced by a Florida resident named Barbra …
Discussion: The Lonely Conservative, The Gateway Pundit and Riehl World News
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit: Survivor Ann Romney Attends Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in Florida (Video)
Washington Free Beacon:
Obama Campaign Borrows $15M from Bank of America — Obama For America took out a $15 million loan from Bank of America last month, according to the campaign's October monthly FEC report. The loan was incurred on September 4 and is due November 14, eight days after the election.
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit: Figures. Obama Campaign Spends More Than it Takes In - Borrows From Evil Bankers
Dave Levinthal / Politico: Obama's September haul: $126M
Directorblue / Doug Ross: SOLVENCY: Democrat politicians run their own finances just as well as they run the country's
Keithbacker / Battleground Watch: Why Was Obama Fundraising in California 30 Days Before the Election? He Needed the Money
Doug Brady / Conservatives4Palin: More.
Glenn Greenwald / Guardian:
The remarkable, unfathomable ignorance of Debbie Wasserman Schultz | Glenn Greenwald — The Chair of the Democratic National Committee is completely unaware of one of the biggest stories of the Obama years — On 29 May 2012, the New York Times published a remarkable 6,000-word story …
Discussion: Hit & Run, Truthdig and Hullabaloo
New York Times:
Anita Dunn, Both Insider and Outsider in Obama Camp — WASHINGTON — In the rarefied world of political consultants who straddle the line between campaign adviser and corporate strategist, Anita Dunn has few peers. — As a confidante of President Obama and a senior campaign adviser …
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute: A Strange Straw In The Wind
Michael P. McDonald / The Huffington Post:
Early Voting Spinning … Elections 2012 , North Carolina , Florida , Party Registration , Voter Mobilization , Early Voting , Iowa , Ohio , Pollster Analysis , Politics News — Now with over 3 million people voting across the country, the campaigns are spinning the early vote. Here are my takeaways so far:
Discussion: Talking Points Memo, National Review, CNN and FiveThirtyEight
Jim Geraghty / National Review: The Early Vote Totals This Saturday Morning
Kasie Hunt / Associated Press:
Romney Says Obama Playing ‘Silly Word Games’ — Republican Mitt Romney is accusing President Barack Obama of engaging in “petty attacks and silly word games” just 18 days before the election. — Romney on Friday rallied a raucous crowd in Daytona Beach, Fla., saying Obama was running a small campaign.
Discussion: CNN, Politico and Pirate's Cove
James Hohmann / Politico: Romney: Obama camp going small
Brian Bakst / Associated Press:
Lauding Obama, Clinton Cites ‘Impatient’ Americans — Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that President Barack Obama is facing a tough re-election race because “impatient” Americans haven't fully recognized an economy on the mend. — Campaigning for Obama in Green Bay, Wis. …
Discussion: iOwnTheWorld.com, Conservative Hideout 2.0 and CNN
Gregory Wallace / CNN: Clinton: Debate analysis is a ‘distraction’
John Gizzi / Human Events:
LEE IACOCCA ENDORSES ROMNEY FOR PRESIDENT — RESIZE: — After a lifetime of voting for and supporting Democrats — and even declining appointment to the U.S. Senate from a Democratic governor — Lee Iacocca Thursday endorsed Republican Mitt Romney for president.
Discussion: Scared Monkeys and Conservative Hideout 2.0
Duncan Gardham / Telegraph:
The Poplar preacher leading an armed gang of jihadis in Syria — An influential British-based preacher is leading an armed gang of more than a hundred Islamist fighters in Syria, it can be disclosed. — In a video posted on the internet in the last few days, Abu Basir al-Tartusi can be seen …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers