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  • Afghanistan heads off cliff

     
    by Frank James Disturbing is one way to describe the New York Times report on the deteriorating conditions in Afghanistan that will be outlined in a new National Intelligence Estimate being prepared now by the U.S. intelligence community. As the......
  • McCain v. NYT: Cindy fight

     
    The New York Times has a big Cindy McCain profile today -- with not a lot that's new, certainly no big damaging revelations, but a lot of detail going over old ground and spending a lot of time on......
  • McCain unsurprised by Powell Obama nod

     
    (AP Photo/FOX News Sunday, Gary Gardiner) by Frank James Sen. John McCain, appearing on Fox News Channel this morning, responded to Gen. Colin Powell's nationally televised endorsement this morning Sen. Barack Obama for president. Powell's was a coveted...
  • Robo-Rudy: The former mayor's Barack whack

     
    Predictably, perhaps, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani is doing negative robo-calls for the McCain campaign, accusing candidate Barack Obama of not wanting to do the right thing on sex offenders. Greg Sargent at TPM posts it here and critiques the distortion......
  • Becerra: Another pardon facilitator in Cabinet?

     
    It isn't just Eric Holder. As this AP story notes, Obama's apparent choice for US Trade Representative -- Rep. Xavier Becerra -- also played a role in a dubious Clinton pardon, writing a letter urging clemency for drug dealer......
  • Cocaine dealer clemency: Holder had a role, too

     
    In an informative story this morning about Bill Clinton's sentence commutation for cocaine dealer Carlos Vignali (right), son of a politically connected LA businessman who spread money around to politicians and hired Hillary Clinton's brother, the LATimes...
  • Ten for a Friday: Change of Control

     
    Democrats secured control of the NYS Senate when Malcolm Smith, with Paterson, made a backroom deal to reward his least loyal members. Putting their best foot forward, Dems made Sen. Pedro Espada (left), who has had some brushes with......
  • Gov. Paterson not amused by 'SNL' skit

     
    Not the Real David Paterson (But You Knew That) Check this out: The Guv (that is Gov. David Paterson who was...well, just check out the clip...) was not happy with last night's skits. Now...normally, most politicos just let the......
  • Ten for Thursday: Caroline's listening tour

     
    Caroline Kennedy went on a one-day upstate tour, and even answered some questions. Bloomberg aide Kevin Sheekey, a pal of Caroline Kennedy from the Park Avenue crowd, seems to be spending more time trying to manipulate her candidacy then......
  • Tuesday Morning Ten: Selling the stimulus

     
    Obama floats Leon Panetta, former Clinton WH chief of staff, to head the CIA, and the pick immediately ignites controversy because of his lack of intelligence experience, but seems to mark a clean break with Bush era interrogation practices.......
  • Hillary: Answers

     
    Clinton is delivering her opening statement -- delivering a lecture on the importance of diplomacy and "smart power," which unfortunately she didn't seem to grasp when she voted to go to war in Iraq in 2002. Her opening statement is......