Daily News For October 21, 2005

Harriet Miers

Byron York: The Miers Support Team: Gloomy And Demoralized. Now They’re Discussing Stopping Her Visits To The Senate

Miers To End Her Counter-Productive Visits With Senators

Miers Gives Wrong Dates In Questionnaire; Firm Was Sued During Period Omitted

After the Home Run On Roberts, a White House Balk On Miers? (Free WAPO Reg Required)

Bush: Miers Will Reassure Senate Skeptics

Claim About Arlen Specter’s Reaction To The Miers Nomination: “It Wouldn’t Be Possible To Describe How Angry He Is. Livid, Murderously Mad, Nothing Does It Justice, Pardon The Pun.”

Domestic

Cover-Up Issue Is Seen as Focus in Leak Inquiry (Free NYT Reg Req)

Senator Tom Coburn’s Effort To De-Fund The Bridge To Nowhere, Along With Several Other Indefensible Pork Barrel Projects, Failed Today By An 82-15 Vote

Congress Passes New Legal Shield For Gun Industry (Free NYT Reg Req — Applause)

House OKs “Cheeseburger” Bill Barring Lawsuits (Applause)

RNC Maintains 2-1 Fundraising Edge

Air America’s Arbitron Ratings In DC Are So Low They Can No Longer Be Measured

Arizona: 3 Illegal Aliens Beat Pregnant Woman With A Hose

DeLay Booked On Trumped Up Conspiracy Charges Former House Majority Leader Released On $10,000 Bond

Foreign

Syria Involved in Killing Lebanon’s Ex-Premier, U.N. Report Says (Free NYT Reg Req)

Bush Presses Abbas to Confront Armed Gangs (Free NYT Reg Req)

‘My Goal Is To Kill Ariel Sharon’. Terror Leader Makes Threats During ABC Radio Segment

Columns

Charles Krauthammer: Miers — The Only Exit Strategy

The Wall Street Journal: The Miers Nomination Has Become A Political Blunder Of The First Order

John Tabin: It Doesn’t Look Good For Miers

Matthew Staver: Why I Oppose Harriet Miers

Michelle Malkin: The Trouble With Harriet

John Fund: The Miers Nomination Has Lotto Trouble

Left-Overs

Sister Toldjah Is No Longer On The Fence About The Miers Nomination

U.S. Sen. Judd Gregg Wins S853,492 Playing Powerball

The 10 Deadliest Animals In The US

Humor: How to Blog Good, Part 2: Style-ize For Maximal Impactfulness

Website Of The Day: Newsbusters

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