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Images from the slideshow, Special Friends: Politicos Share The Stage With Fuzzy Buddies. After noticing this fun shot of Callista Gingrich reading her latest children's book with Ellie the Elephant, ...
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Since when did Newt become a furry?
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A first shot at using Libya to define the "Obaam Doctrine," with Ben Rhodes telling Rogin:

"There are two principles that the president stressed at the outset [of the Libya intervention] that have borne out in our approach. The first is that we believe that it's far more legitimate and effective for regime change to be pursued by an indigenous political movement than by the United States or foreign powers," said Rhodes. "Secondly, we put an emphasis on burden sharing, so that the U.S. wasn't bearing the brunt of the burden and so that you had not just international support for the effort, but also meaningful international contributions."

http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2011/08/24/white_house_obama_method_for_regime_change_better_than_bush_method
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+Ben Smith Pro Tip: After Google+ has fetched the little snippet from your article, you can delete the URL and the snippet stays. (ref: +Saul Tannenbaum)
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Our story on the very cool, somewhat spooky new web ad frontier
Already a central campaign tool, Web ads have begun to serve as a medium for winning new voters.
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That was exactly my reaction, +Ben Smith. Cool, but somewhat spooky!
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I was fortunate not to witness Jamie Radtke's speech at the RedState Gathering. Fortunate because . . . well . . . here are reviews of her speech from various
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That is so good I like iy
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