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The Midday Brief: Oct. 8, 2010

Your afternoon reading.

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Your afternoon reading:

  • "The Texan heading Republican efforts to seize political control of the Senate quickly seized upon the government's latest unemployment figures to take a shot at the Obama administration." — Cornyn dings Obama over latest jobs numbers, Texas on the Potomac

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • "The protracted U.S. attorney appointment process has claimed its latest casualty: Michael McCrum, who withdrew his name from consideration on Thursday." — Latest U.S. Attorney Hopeful Withdraws
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