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Wednesday: Secrets Revealed!

Joe Guillen/ 20 percent of election printouts were unreadable
"If it is as close as it's been for the last two presidential elections and it's that close again in 2008, God help us if we have to depend on Cuya- hoga County as the deciding factor. . ." said County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, a longtime opponent of the county's touch-screen voting system. [Vendor? Diebold. Via Election Law @ Moritz]

Kevin G. Hall/McClatchy: Democrats' health plans echo Nixon's failed GOP proposal
WASHINGTON — Even before Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton unveiled her new health-care plan, Republicans attacked it as socialized medicine. They neglected to mention, however, that her plan bears a striking resemblance to changes that were proposed in 1974 — by the late President Richard M. Nixon.

PEJ: Journalists in Iraq - A Survey of Reporters on the Front Lines (Nov 28, 2007)
The survey, conducted by the Project for Excellence in Journalism from September 28 through November 7. . . will be followed, later this year, with a content analysis of coverage on the ground from Iraq.