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The Solution to the Iran "Problem" Is in Pakistan

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emptywheel
My question to Mark Warner has begun to attract more attention, though some of the treatment of the question seems to miss the point. But in the interest of clarification, I wanted to explain my thinking in more detail. As a recap, at the blogger's chat after Mark Warner spoke, I challenged the Governor's assertion that Iran was the biggest WMD threat right now.

Comstock's New Gig

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emptywheel
Via scribe and TPM's Muck, I see Barbara Comstock is now taking on another legally challenged Republican, Jerry Lewis, as her client. Barbara Comstock, an attorney with the firm Blank Rome GovernmentRelations and a former Justice Department official, will handle pressinquiries for Lewis’ legal team, the sources added. I take that to mean Lewis is now regarded as seriously imperiled.

Rove Will Not Be Charged

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emptywheel
The NYT announces today that Karl Rove will not be charged in the Valerie Plame case. I'm still looking for a copy of Luskin's statement, but it includes the following: On June 12, 2006, Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald formally advisedus that he does not anticipate seeking charges against Karl Rove. [snip] In deference to the pending case, we will not make any further publicstatements about the subject matter of the investigation.
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Mark Warner's Nukes

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emptywheel
Well, it appears to be all Warner all day today. Someone mistook me for a bigtime blogger and I got invited to attend Mark Warner's post-talk blogger chat. I asked the first question, which went something like: I'm going to ask the Iran…

Mark Warner's Party

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emptywheel
There's an underlying tension here at YearlyKos, as 2008 presidential candidates try to figure out how to engage with the blogosphere. The two biggest blogosphere darlings, Gore and Feingold, probably figured they were better off marketing a…
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