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On a day where most critics are attacking Sarah Palin for being too conservative, one group of anti-choice activists is slamming former Alaska governor for not being conservative enough when it comes to the issue of abortion.

American Right To Life, the self-proclaimed "personhood wing of the right-to-life movement" attacked Palin today for using "liberal, pro-choice, socialist terminology" in her political rhetoric on abortion and for distinguishing "between her 'personal' and public pro-life views" ("personally pro-life means officially pro-choice," the group says.

ARL on Palin, from the website the group launched today:

As a candidate whom many pro-lifers want to support, her actual abortion record and rhetoric is shocking to the conscience.

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Window Media, a company that owns the Washington Blade and a handful of other gay publications, has reportedly closed down, taking its newspapers with it just a month after the respected Blade celebrated its 40th anniversary.

Project Q Atlanta reported this morning that employees of the Southern Voice and David, Window's two Atlanta-based papers, arrived at the office to find the locks changed and a note on the door:

"It is with GREAT regret that we must inform you that effective immediately, the operations of Window Media, LLC and Unite Media, LLC have closed down." The note continues that employees should return Wednesday with boxes for their things.

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The health care debate will be restarted in earnest tomorrow as Senate Democrats expect the Congressional Budget Office to score their version of the bill, which includes the opt-out public option.

But Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) today on a radio show laid out a schedule that would put the bill on Obama's desk in January, another delay.

Harkin was not very optimistic about the timing of final passage, saying on the "Bill Press Radio Show" the Senate would need to work every weekend in December to pass the bill by Christmas, according to The Hill.

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Just a few days ago, Jon Stewart said "buena suerte, mi amigo" to Lou Dobbs' show on CNN. But on Wednesday, Stewart will say "bienvenidos" to the man himself when Dobbs stops by "The Daily Show" as Stewart's guest.

Dobbs comes in the middle of a big week for Stewart. On Tuesday, he hosts Joe Biden for the first time as vice president.

A top Republican political fund-raising and outreach firm gives convicted felons access to political donors' credit-card information, according to three former employees.

Minnesota-based FLS Connect uses low-wage workers to make fund-raising calls for a bevy of prominent GOP clients. And many of those workers -- including those responsible for processing credit-card transactions -- have felony convictions, the former employees said.

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In her interview with Oprah Winfrey, Sarah Palin told an amusing anecdote about Tina Fey's impersonation of her on Saturday Night Live, and what happened when Palin and Fey met on the SNL set.

"So yes, I meet Tina Fey, and she was funny," said Palin. "She said, 'Oh don't worry, they'll put makeup on me. I'll look different in a couple of hours.' She's holding her baby, Alice, and Alice is looking back and forth between the two of us, and I'm saying, 'We're confusing your child.'"