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The Day Ahead: Monday, October 3

By on 10.3.11 | 8:20AM

The "Occupy Wall Street" protests gain steam as the movement enters its third week (CNN)

The House, Senate, and White House will all be working on jobs this week, but none will be cooperating with each other (New York Times)

The Supreme Court will convene for the start of the 2011-12 term, with Obamacare suits the biggest items on the agenda (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

First Nobel Prizes (for medicine) given to three scientists, including an American (Wall Street Journal)

Herman Cain yesterday: Chris Christie too liberal for Republicans:

On the main site:

Craig Becker and Boeing by W. James Antle, III: Critics see more conflicts for Obama's go-to guy on the National Labor Relations Board.

The War on Terror Drones On, by Jed Babbin: A whack-a-mole strategy is hardly enough -- especially if Republicans continue sitting this one out.

Clean Air's Dirty Residue, by Iain Murray: The EPA is a case study in just how broken our system is.

Choking on Obamaspam, by Michael Johnson: Yet one more way he's polluting our politics.

Reconciliation Is Back, by J.T. Young: And just in time, giving the Bipartisan Committee a unique Social Security opportunity.

Churches Debate Troy Davis, by Mark Tooley: Capital punishment again faces much religious opposition -- and renewed support.

SpongeBob and His Enemies, by Daniel J. Flynn: Our friends in academia have a new target. And he lives in a pineapple under the sea.

Late July, by Ben Stein: Sandpoint, Idaho, was never more glorious than this past summer.

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