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8:12 PM, Oct 11, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Mark Halperin: "With the exception of core Obama Administration loyalists, most politically engaged elites have reached the same conclusions: the White House is in over its head, isolated, insular, arrogant and clueless about how to get along with or persuade members of Congress, the media, the business community or working-class voters."

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Ed Gillespie in tomorrow's Washington Post: "Democrats' desperation tactics on campaign finance."

"Democrats' attack ad sets new low for midterm mud."

Foreign-connected PACs: Total: $12,204,154 -- To Democrats: $6,517,903 -- To Republicans: $5,581,701.

Rasmussen polls N.H. Senate race: Ayotte 51%, Hodes 44%.

Paul Hodes won't say why he missed unemployment benefit vote -- he was at Netroots Nation in Las Vegas.

Sarah Palin endorses: John Raese, Dan Benishek, Keith Fimian, Ruth McClung, Janet Contreras, Ray McKinney, Alan Nunnelee, Bill Marcy, and Morgan Philpot.

Nobel Economics Prize is awarded. 

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