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8:35 AM ET, November 29, 2012

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Sharyl Attkisson / CBS News:
Who changed the Benghazi talking points?  —  United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice talks with Bob Schieffer for the Sept 16th “Face the Nation”  —  Who within the Obama administration deleted mention of “terrorism” and “al-Qaeda” from the CIA's talking points …
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Chuck Hagel being vetted for national security post
Discussion: Politico and The Hill
Rich Lowry / Politico:
The Brotherhood delusion  —  The great, acerbic 19th-century satirist Ambrose Bierce defined a revolution as “an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.”  He would understand events in Egypt since the fall of Hosni Mubarak very well.  —  In the signature revolution of the Arab Spring …
Discussion: National Review
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NBC / World News:
US-based anti-Islam filmmaker, 6 others sentenced to death by Egypt court
Sarah El Deeb / Associated Press:
EGYPT COURT SENTENCES 8 TO DEATH OVER PROPHET FILM
Discussion: The PJ Tatler and Twitchy
Politico:
Inside the talks: Fiscal framework emerges  —  Listen to top Democrats and Republicans talk on camera, and it sounds like they could not be further apart on a year-end tax-and-spending deal - a down payment on a $4 trillion grand bargain.  —  But behind the scenes, top officials …
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Heidi Przybyla / Bloomberg:
Bowles Says Fiscal Cliff Deal Unlikely by End of Year
Mario Trujillo / Ballot Box:
Rep. McIntyre wins recount  —  Blue Dog Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) will serve his ninth term in Congress after his Republican opponent conceded Wednesday night following a recount that upheld initial election results.  —  GOP candidate David Rouzer dropped out of the contest …
Discussion: Politico
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CNN:
Rouzer concedes House bid after recount in North Carolina race  —  “Now that the recount has been completed and the tally of votes is official, we can move forward satisfied that each vote was counted properly and accurately,” Rouzer said in a statement.  — Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker
Stuart Stevens / Washington Post:
Mitt Romney: A good man.  The right fight.  —  Over the years, one of the more troubling characteristics of the Democratic Party and the left in general has been a shortage of loyalty and an abundance of self-loathing.  It would be a shame if we Republicans took a narrow presidential loss …
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Benjy Sarlin / Talking Points Memo:
Top Romney Adviser Brags About Losing Poor, Minority Voters To Obama
Discussion: The Impolitic and Colorlines
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Obama campaign: 'There's more to come'  —  More than a million people responded to Obama for America's survey about the group's direction and the vast majority said they are interested in volunteering in support of the president's agenda.  —  In an email sent Wednesday to survey participants …
Discussion: CNN
Yousaf Butt / Web Edition:
DIY graphic design  —  The diagram leaked to the Associated Press this week is nothing more than either shoddy sources or shoddy science.  In either case, the world can keep calm and carry on.  —  This week the Associated Press reported that unnamed officials “from a country critical …
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Lamar Smith, Global Warming Skeptic, Set To Chair House Science Committee … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Climate Change, Climate Change, Climate Change, NASA, Video, Obama: Take 2, House Committee On Science, House Science Committee, NASA Funding, Rep. Lamar Smith, Global Warming Deniers …
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Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
House GOP women press Boehner for committee spots
Discussion: The Maddow Blog and msnbc.com
Joshua Green / Business Week:
The Science Behind Those Obama Campaign E-Mails  —  One fascination in a presidential race mostly bereft of intrigue was the strange, incessant, and weirdly overfamiliar e-mails that emanated from the Obama campaign.  Anyone who shared an address with the campaign soon started receiving messages …
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns  —  SAN FRANCISCO - I live in Brooklyn, where President Obama won 81 percent of the vote earlier this month.  It's hard to find anywhere in the country that is more Democratic-leaning.  —  But San Francisco qualifies.
Catherine Herridge / Fox News:
Feinstein commissions report on housing Gitmo detainees in US, calls it viable option  —  File: The Thomson Correctional Center in Illinois could be a leading option to house detainees held at the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.AP  —  The Democratic chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence …
Rick Pearson / Chicago Tribune:
Convicted former Rep. Mel Reynolds wants Jackson seat in Congress  —  Clout Street  —  Disgraced former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds said he will ask voters to focus on his congressional experience rather than his state and federal criminal record as he announced his bid today for the seat held by Jesse Jackson Jr., who has resigned.
Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
Resistance on Method for Curbing Filibuster  —  WASHINGTON — Senator Harry Reid of Nevada knew he would anger Republicans when he threatened to change the rules of the Senate to make it harder for the minority to gum up legislation.  But he is also running into resistance from fellow Democrats …
The Atlantic Online:
National Geographic Photo Contest 2012, Part II  —  The deadline to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest is coming up — this Friday, November 30.  Back in September, the society started gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well.
Discussion: AMERICAN DIGEST
Zack Ford / ThinkProgress:
Rick Warren: Being Gay Is Like ‘Punching A Guy In The Nose’ Or Consuming Arsenic  —  Megachurch pastor Rick Warren remains as ill-informed on gay identity as ever.  Unfazed by the notion that there may be a biological cause for homosexuality, Warren told Piers Morgan on CNN this week that acting …
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Kathryn Smith / Politico:
Obamacare's many contraception lawsuits
Discussion: Angry Bear
Patrick Gavin / Politico:
Mitt Romney face tattoo man does an about-face
Discussion: New York Magazine
Kim Murphy / Los Angeles Times:
In Hawaii, a coral reef infection has biologists alarmed
Discussion: New York Times
Alex Pappas / The Daily Caller:
Herman Cain not interested in U.S. Senate seat
Discussion: Daily Kos and Georgia Tipsheet
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
California Shows Signs of Resurgence
Allison Brennan / CNN:
President uses hashtag ‘My2K’ in fiscal cliff PR effort
Travis Waldron / ThinkProgress:
How Access To Food Stamps Leads To Better Health And Economic Outcomes
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Reuters:
U.S. bans BP from new government contracts after oil spill deal
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Washington Post:
Georgia's government takes a wrong turn
Discussion: Foreign Policy and Politico
Ezra Klein / Wonkblog:
Grover Norquist is winning
Glenn Beck:
Glenn Beck's shocking Obama art piece
Dan Mitchell / International Liberty:
The No-Tax-Hike Pledge Is an IQ Test for Republicans
Discussion: Ed Driscoll and msnbc.com