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(http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=k4czu9bab.0.dvb9s9bab.nh9trybab.6406&ts=S0216&p=http://
www.talkingpointsmemo.com/) Thursday December 7, 2006
Starting next week we'll be debuting new features for the Digest, including
a TPM day book which will give you a run-down of the events of the following
day that you won't want to miss.
Josh Marshall

FROM TPM MEDIA

_Major D.C. Sex Scandal, ISO Congressman_
(http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=k4czu9bab.0.cv67u9bab.nh9trybab.6406&ts=S0216&p=http://
www.tpmmuckraker.com/archives/002
094.php)
All of the key elements are there: feds, a prostitution ring, the rampant
destruction of records. All that's needed now is a congressman to be
scandalized. Muck has the story and the 19-page court filing. (TPMmuckraker)

_McCain Hires Strategist Behind Harold Ford "Bimbo" Ad As Campaign Manager_
(http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=k4czu9bab.0.dv67u9bab.nh9trybab.6406&ts=S0216&p=http:/
/www.tpmcafe.com/blog/electioncentral/2006/dec/07/mccain_hires_producer_of_har
old_ford_bimbo_ad_as_campaign_manager)
John McCain is such a "maverick" that he hired GOP consultant Terry Nelson
as his "national campaign manager" despite the fact that Nelson produced the
more widely reviled advertising of the '06 cycle. (TPM Election Central)

_A Liberal-Libertarian Coalition?_
(http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=k4czu9bab.0.ev67u9bab.nh9trybab.6406&ts=S0216&p=http://
www.tpmcafe.com/blog/specialguests/2006/
dec/06/a_liberal_libertarian_coalition)
Everyone's talking about CATO VP Brink Lindsey's argument for a new
ideological coalition. Jal Mehta has the numbers and some insights. (TPM
Cafe)




FROM OTHER MEDIA

_Bush not swayed by findings in Iraq study_
(http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=k4czu9bab.0.fv67u9bab.nh9trybab.6406&ts=S0216&p=http://
www.latimes.com/news/nationworl
d/nation/la-na-usiraq8dec08,0,898353.story?track=rss)
President Bush won't concede that Iraq has been a failure. He's just
"disappointed by the pace of success." (LA Times)

_U.S. Senator Barack Obama and the One-Drop rule_
(http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=k4czu9bab.0.gv67u9bab.nh9trybab.6406&ts=S0216&p=http://
blogs.suntimes.com/mitche
ll/2006/12/us_senator_barak_obama_and_the.html)
Mary Mitchell points out that the man who could become our "first black
president" is also... white. (Chicago Sun-Times)

_Labor to Push Agenda in Congress It Helped Elect_
(http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=k4czu9bab.0.hv67u9bab.nh9trybab.6406&ts=S0216&p=http://
www.washingtonpost.com/w
p-dyn/content/article/2006/12/07/AR2006120701778.html?nav=rss_politics)
The labor movement is looking forward to a seat at the table after producing
record participation in the 2006 election cycle. (Washington Post)
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The creator of "talkingpointsmemo.com," Joshua Micah Marshall has written for numerous publications, including The American Prospect, The Atlantic Monthly, The Boston Globe, The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, The New (more...)
 

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