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: Instapundit, Taylor Marsh, Hullabaloo, The Daily Dish, AMERICAblog and Talking Points Memo
Taylor Marsh: Wake Up America: Issa Dumps Docs, Endangers U.S. Allies in Libya, as CIA Confirms Rice
Digby / Hullabaloo: Benghazi Smell Test BS
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish: Romney's Benghazi Boomerang I
John Aravosis / AMERICAblog: CIA documents back up Rice's description of Benghazi attack
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 …
David Ferguson / The Raw Story: Issa and GOP expose secrets and endanger lives of U.S. allies in Libya document dump
Ron Beasley / Middle Earth Journal: Darrell Issa Scumbag and Partisan Hack
Greg Dworkin / Daily Kos: Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Obama with slight lead, Republicans pretend otherwise
Imani Gandy / Balloon Juice: Issa Benghazi Document Dump Reveals Name of Libyan Woman Activist Working With U.S.
BooMan / Booman Tribune: Darrell Issa Must Resign
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
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, Mother Jones, The Political Carnival, Associated Press and Wall Street Journal
Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard: W.H. Tries to Write Al Qaeda Out of Libya Story
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones: Cutting Through the Fog on Benghazi: A Brief Q&A
GottaLaff / The Political Carnival: VIDEO- CBS: Evidence Undermines Right-Wing Charges Of An Administration “Cover-Up” On Libya
Kimberly Dozier / Associated Press: CIA found militant links a day after Libya attack
Megan R. Wilson / The Hill:
Stephen Colbert may be waiting for his own ‘October surprise’ — Don't count comedian Stephen Colbert out just yet. — With less than three weeks to go until Election Day, campaign finance reports filed on Saturday show that Colbert's super-PAC - Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow - is holding tightly to nearly $1 million.
Discussion: Politico and Taegan Goddard's …
Dave Levinthal / Politico: Colbert's super PAC may get last laugh
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 Other McCain, The PJ Tatler and American Power
Robert Stacy McCain / The Other McCain: My Beer vs. Nate Silver's Two Beers
Donald Douglas / American Power: President Obama's Closing Act: An Epic Collapse
Sharyl Attkisson / CBS News:
Could U.S. military have helped during Libya attack? — PLAY CBS NEWS VIDEO — (CBS News) The closer we get to the election, the harder Republicans in Congress are pushing for answers to a big question: What really happened in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi …
Discussion: New York Post, Power Line, New York Magazine, Jammie Wearing Fools and Weasel Zippers
New York Post: US aircraft were near Benghazi during Libya attack but unable to prevent deaths: report
Scott Johnson / Power Line: Benghazi, cont'd — I'm trying to keep up with the stories …
Jammie Wearing Fools: Report: Unmanned Drone Observed Benghazi Terror Attack, Did Nothing: “They stood and they watched and our people died”
ZIP / Weasel Zippers: Report: U.S. Had Predator Drone Over Benghazi As Attack Happened, “They Stood And They Watched And Our People Died”...
James Rosen / Wall Street Journal:
The Three Benghazi Timelines We Need Answers About
The Three Benghazi Timelines We Need Answers About
Discussion: Betsy's Page
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 and No More Mister Nice Blog
Caroline Bankoff / New York Magazine: Mitt Romney Actually Doesn't Like Firing People That Much
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
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.
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
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
Doug Brady / Conservatives4Palin: More.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
International monitors at US polling places draw criticism — Liberal-leaning civil rights groups met with monitors to raise fears about what they say are efforts to suppress minority voters. — United Nations-affiliated election monitors from Europe and central Asia will be at polling places around …
Charles Mahtesian / Politico: Int'l group to monitor U.S. polling sites
Michael Sneed / Chicago Sun Times:
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. headed back to Mayo Clinic in Minnesota — Jesse Jackson Jr. in 2008. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is heading back to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. — and was reportedly en route Friday evening.