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The Day Ahead: Monday, August 19

By on 8.22.11 | 6:38AM

Another slow day in D.C., with Congress out of session and the Obama family remaining on vacation on Martha's Vineyard.

Rebels now control most of Tripoli (Wall Street Journal)

Attorney for Strauss-Kahn accuser thinks the charges will be dropped (CNN)

Campaign fodder: Mitt Romney plans to quadruple the size of his La Jolla oceanside home (Sign On San Diego)

Puert Rico, Dominican Republic threatened by significant hurricane (CNN)

Govs. Walker and Kasich of Wisconsin and Ohio, respectively, soften their tones (New York Times)

Sky news correspondent rides into Tripoli with rebels:

If Only Obama Would Abdicate by Quin Hillyer: This man's act is stale and counterproductive.

Still Waiting for Sarah, by Robert Stacy McCain: Is Palin finally ready to announce a White House run?

The Search for a Consensus Conservative, by W. James Antle, III: The demand for Perry, Ryan, and Christie.

Barry's Failing Blame Game, by Jed Babbin: From the golf courses of Martha's Vineyard to the shores of Tripoli and beyond.

Reflections on the Lynden Fair Shootings, by Jeremy Lott: "Gang-related" youths in northwest Washington state go at it -- one last slap at American innocence.

He Could Always Admit He Was Wrong, by Ralph R. Reiland: If we wants economic improvement, there's only one thing he can say.

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, by James Bowman: The sad, deluded life of an eco-terrorist.

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