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Starter: Allegations of misconduct and fraud at polling places in Philadelphia.


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Virginia Democratic candidate for Senate Jim Webb answers reporters' questions after a campaign rally at Virginia Union University in Richmond, November 2, 2006. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)



Today's starter: Will the media report charges of plagiarism against Democratic senate candidate Jim Webb or is the "get Allen" motif too important?


Today's starter: Our friends at Olbermann Watch have prepared a lexicon of the far left's favorite "news" anchor, made up entirely of actual Olbermann usage.


Today's starter: Are conservatives who stay home on election day insulting the troops by not voting?


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Today's starter: The Secret Service is investigating death threats against President Bush that were posted on the leftist bulletin board Democratic Underground.


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At about 9:40pm EDT Monday night, MRC President Brent Bozell, publisher of NewsBusters, appeared on Fox News Channel's Hannity & Colmes to discuss CNN's decision to air video, provided by terrorist insurgents in Iraq, which showed the perspective of snipers as they targeted U.S. troops. CNN faded to black on last Wednesday's Anderson Cooper 360 before the impact of the bullets. Bozell appeared with retired Major General Don Edwards, a Fox News analyst. Hannity & Colmes will re-run at 2am EDT Monday night/Tuesday morning. (Matthew Sheffield's NewsBusters posting, "CNN Defends Showing Terrorist Sniping Americans.")

Video clip (5:30): Real (4.2 MB at 100 kbps) or Windows Media (3.5 MB at 81 kbps), plus MP3 audio (1.9 MB)


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Original caption: Former President Bill Clinton speaks with reporters, Thusday, Oct. 19, 2006, during a campaign appearance for Democratic senatorial candidate James Webb in Arlington, Va.

"You, in the back with the red skirt, room 320."



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NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell, President of the Media Research Center, appeared Monday on CNBC's "Kudlow and Company" where he discussed how the media are misreporting the economy.

The segment, in which Bozell appeared with Mark Weisbrot of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, was prompted by a new Special Report study from the MRC's Business & Media Institute, "Bad News Bears: How Networks Distort a Good Economy and Batter President Bush."

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Today's starter: A former Arabic translator for ABC and FNC has been charged with helping a terrorist leader communicate with his followers.