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The Day Ahead: Thursday, December 15

By on 12.15.11 | 5:59AM

Paul Ryan and Ron Wyden share an op-ed on Medicare reform proposal (WSJ)

U.S. forces and officials in Baghdad officially marked the end of the war in Iraq this morning (CBS News)

Fox News will host a Republican debate in Iowa tonight at 9 p.m. (Orlando Sentinel)

Former senator, N.J. governor Jon Corzine will testify before Congress again about the collapse of his firm, MF Global (New York Times)

The White House drops its veto threat against defense authorization bill that contains controversial detainee provisions (CNN)

Newt Gingrich meets the Power Rangers:

On the main site:

Heeding Archbishop Gomez, by Deal W. Hudson & Matt Smith: Must the GOP shoot itself in the foot over immigration?

Time Stops at Nothing, by Andrew Cline: The moral corruption of Time magazine.

Obama's Plan B Two-Step, by George Neumayr: The politics behind his sudden paternalism about over-the-counter abortifacients.

A Full Nelson on Voting Rights, by Larry Thornberry: Bill Nelson, Dick Durbin, and Eric Holder ham it up as only Democrat demagogues can.

The Obama Administration and Child Sex, by James M. Thunder: The Plan B contretemps reveal an appalling lack of common -- and moral and legal -- sense.  

Celebrity Justice, by Christopher Orlet: The WM3 are finally free, but should they be?

Nipping Jobs in the Bud, by Brian McGraw: Environmental activists work overtime to prevent economic recovery.

Politico's Nuns' Story, by Jeremy Lott: Unwitting self-worship leads journalists astray.

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