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Quick Read Tuesday

September 15, 2009
U.S. NEWS & POLITICS

Economist | The promised bland

American Spectator | Media Malpractice: Tom Brokaw’s World Implodes

American Thinker | Community service is not what made America great

Reuters | U.S. Senate denies funds for poverty group

FOXNews | ACORN Story Grows But Mainstream Media Refuse to Cover It

AP | Rules on Wilson’s outburst open to interpretation

AP | GOP’s Wilson faces rebuke Tuesday from House Dems

Washington Times | Obama’s finance reform plans face tough road

Politico | So far, Obama’s failing miserably

FOXNews | Bipartisan Senate Health Plan May Leave Dems Cold

Washington Times | Obama critics target W.H. appointees

S.C. NEWS & POLITICS

Greenville News | Sanford opposes congressional health-care reforms

Post & Courier | Growing jobs key, McMaster says

Post & Courier | McCain, Graham air views on reforming health care

Post & Courier | Rex puts hat in the ring

S.C. BLOGS & PRESS BOX

Warthen | Mayor Bob Calls it Quits!

Sunlit Uplands: Eastern Europe Not Feeling Love for Obama

Morning Newsletter
Top headlines from thestate.com
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  • Columbia Mayor Bob Coble will not run for re-election next year, ending a 20-year tenure during which he built a reputation as “Mayor Bob” that was praised by some as an open approach to government but criticized by others as weak leadership. [Video] ‘Mayor Bob’ explains his decision

  • S.C. and local tourism officials say they are being flooded by e-mails and calls from people across the country, saying they won’t vacation in the Palmetto State because they’re upset by U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson’s outburst at President Barack Obama.

  • State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex officially is in. Late Monday, the 67-year-old Rex said he will seek the Democrat nomination for governor next year, focusing on job growth and economic development.

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