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Washington Post: McCain Tries to Push Past Palin Backlash

Washington Examiner: What students learn from presidential campaigns

N.Y. Times: Nicholas D. Kristof: Rebranding the U.S. With Obama

L.A. Times: The ‘real’ America, really

USA Today: Group asks IRS to investigate Catholic bishop against Obama

Politico: What are the candidates hiding?

ABC News: 10 Myths About Autism

CBS News: Obama “Can’t Imagine” Using McCain Tactics

Fox News: Austrian Horror Dad: I Was ‘Born to Be a Rapist’

CNN: Juror may be dismissed in Sen. Ted Stevens’ corruption trial

Wall Street Journal: Opinion: Daniel Henninger: Hatin’ Palin

MSNBC: Greenspan admits ‘mistake’ that helped crisis

Congressional Quarterly: McCain’s “Socialism” Charge

NPR: Poll: McCain Lost Key Rural Support In Early October

Roll Call: Jurors Seek Clarity on Disclosure Rules

U.S. News & World Report: GOP “Death List” Predicts Democratic Blowout in the House