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The masked-members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous have done another about face and are again planning to post identifying information online about the civilian associates of Los Zetas, one of Mexico's largest and most lethal drug cartels, just days after reportedly canceling the plans, according to the Anonymous Iberoamerica blog and former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown.

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So now the Herman Cain scandal has become a game of Clue, with both Cain and his allies claiming they hold the winning formula to who loosed the sexual harassment story that's threatening to derail Cain's longshot campaign.

Cain's implying Rick Perry did it through consultant Curt Anderson, who once worked for Cain when he ran for Senate and now works for a firm that consults for Perry. Meanwhile, Rush Limbaugh's insinuating that Mitt Romney did it through a different person who also shares the surname "Anderson" - in this case former National Restaurant Association CEO Steven C. Anderson -- now a Romney donor -- who took the helm of the NRA after Cain's contract ended in 1999.

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There aren't all that many public figures in Washington with a worse reputation than Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder. Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff is one of those figures.

So it's unlikely to help Snyder that, according to Abramoff's new book, the media has given the Redskins' owner a bum rap. Abramoff writes that he found Snyder "decent, honest and straightforward" and not the "imperious brat the media had portrayed him to be."

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What's up with Rick Perry? Is he responsible for developing an intricate new stand-up routine that profoundly confuses the national media? Or could - er - something else be at work? His recent campaign speech in New Hampshire certainly has people talking. Evan McMorris-Santoro investigates...

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A third unnamed woman now claims she was harassed by Herman Cain while an employee at the National Restaurant Association, according to an Associated Press report.

The story offers few details, however: the woman in question says that Cain made sexually suggestive remarks and gestures, commented on her attractiveness, and invited her alone up to a corporate apartment. The behavior was "inappropriate, and it made me feel uncomfortable," according to Cain's former employee.

Cain has repeatedly hinted at the possibility of future accusers since the initial Politico report on his sexual harassment complaint first surfaced on Sunday evening.

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Like other media outlets, TPM got an advance copy of Jack Abramoff's new book, "Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption From America's Most Notorious Lobbyist."

We'll have more highlights soon, but we wanted to flag a few paragraphs in which the disgraced lobbyist advocates for reforms to the political system and says what's in place now isn't doing jack:

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Joshua Clough, one of nine members of the Hutaree militia in Michigan arrested by federal authorities in the spring of 2010, will be the first militia member to plead guilty.

Clough -- also known as "Mouse" -- has a plea hearing scheduled for Nov. 8, according to a court notification first reported by the Detroit Free Press. The details of his guilty plea weren't clear and his lawyer did not immediately respond to TPM's request for comment.

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