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Elizabeth Warren gets Obama post — but only interim. The claim: Even she realized confirmation fight right now would be rugged, perhaps even futile.
Evening Joe: VP Biden tells Maddow last night: “One of the reasons I wanted to be on your show is to tell the progressives out there, ‘Get in gear, man… There’s a lot at stake here and our progressive base, you should not stay home. You better get energized because the consequences are serious for the outcome of the things we care most about.’" Video here.
Are you enjoying the rightwing freakout over established conservatives knocking wacky Tea Party nominee Christine O’Donnell in Delaware? Here’s more: "Tokyo Rove" and a long overdue revolt, sez Michelle Malkin. To get cred back with the right, Rove might have to help out another CIA agent.
Elsewhere on Fox last night: Palin urged her to get her message out through the channel—and a few minutes, poof, there she was on Hannity… TPM: Video of O’Donnell In 2008: claiming Obama Is ‘Anti-American…" AOL: O’Donnell’s Linked-In profile says she studied at Oxford—you know, the one in UK, not Mississippi… Rasmussen Poll: Coons Leads O’Donnell By 11, Race Shifts To Dems.
Time magazine’s cover out tomorrow shows an elephant peaking out from a tea cup. See poll results below for a sobering look at actual GOP chances ….. In other elections, good news for Dems: Sen. Patty Murray goes up by 9% in Wash.