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ServiceNation Live Blog: The crowd gathers

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We are going to be live-blogging the ServiceNation summit featuring Barack Obama and John McCain. We've got a ways to go before the main event, but in fine Columbia fashion, the youngsters are already making a day of it. Here, they listen to spoken word poetry.

* Click here to see photos of John McCain and Barack Obama together in NYC....

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Our post-9/11 reality revisited

In today’s Daily Dish, Andrew Sullivan links to the article he wrote shortly after 9/11. I can remember reading it when it was published in the New York Times, and I just reread it this afternoon. I’m surprised that I had forgotten how much I liked the article then, but more surprised that it still resonates today.

— Meg...

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Sarah Palin can thank Hollywood

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Comedian Russell Brand bashed Sarah Palin at the VMAs, but only served to further her case, Amara writes.

By Amara

Obamania has been taken over by more, albeit less-glowing endorsements of Republican VICE presidential nominee Sarah Palin. There are a number of examples of Palin-bashing on behalf of our Hollywood friends and these wingbats only further show how out of touch the...

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Rue McClanahan is for Obama!

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By Dontre

In a sweltering hot gay disco, packed shoulder-to-shoulder with hundreds of adoring fans (in a space that can only, comfortably, accommodate about 75), Rue McClanahan candidly answered audience questions signed copies of her book, "My First Five Husbands ... and the Ones Who Got Away."

While most asked questions that centered around her experiences on the popular television...

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Our new campaign posters

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— doctored by Jeff...

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Obama and hot dogs: Sign of the times?

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Our Long Island friend (and Newsday.com uber-blogger) Mark LaMonica passes along this photo he snapped at the Gray's Papaya in the West Village with the comment, "a 50-cent frank place with a huge Obama sign on its front window."

Given the media frenzy today over Obama's "lipstick on a pig" comment, figured we'd add to the fodder with a blog post analyzing the links between politics and red...

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Third-party shakeup: Barr and Paul?

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Will Ron Paul accept an invitation to join the Libertarian ticket?

In an open letter today, Libertarian party presidential nominee Bob Barr asked Ron Paul to be his running mate. Yes, the same GOP candidate who has legions of followers (Dan's a fan) and who won 35 delegates in the primaries.

Barr wrote today:

"While you declined my offer to seek the Libertarian presidential...

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Stepping out, Obama style

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This guy wore OBAMA SHOES to the VMAs. Obama shoes. Sigh....

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Where's Bridget McCain?

This blog points out that adopted daughter Bridget McCain is conspicuously missing from this "People" McCain-Palin portrait. An unfair point considering some of the sons of both nominees aren't in the shoot either, but interesting nonetheless.

— Emily...

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Olbermann, Matthews Out!

MSNBC has decided to replace Molbermann (my celebrity couple hybrid name for them) with David Gregory during political night coverage. The happy couple will continue on as commentators ... which is really what they were.

I suppose it wouldn’t be appropriate for me to take credit for the ousting of Sid and Nancy because, let’s face it, MSNBC probably didn’t read my “Grading...

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