Daily Briefing: Iraqi Idol

  • Under pressure, White House declassifies portions of the National Intelligence Estimate. [NYT, WP, LAT, USAT, W$J]

  • What does it say? What does it mean? The big papers are handy with analysis. [NYT, WP, LAT]
  • New campaign ads debuted yesterday, fueling “the most toxic midterm campaign environment in memory.” [NYT]
  • Government rat and former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow sentenced to only 6 years. [WP]
  • Senate Democrats propose bill to reimburse states for cost of using paper ballots in mid-term election. [NYT]
  • Local woman who was the “first female graduate of West Point to die in Iraq” given a soldiers funeral yesterday. [WP]
  • Jon Stewart serves President Musharraf a twinkie, hilarity ensues. [WP]
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