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As congressional candidates hit the homestretch, the election news cycle picks up. But not every juicy tidbit makes its way into pundits' columns or blog posts. We've collected a few from today's political news fray for your reading pleasure.

Slate's John Dickerson is getting completely clotheslined by the McMahon-Blumenthal slugfest

Less than three weeks before those wrestling puns and analogies expire in the CT Sen. race.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

Politics Daily's Matt Lewis thinks Harry Reid may have a better right jab

Sharron Angle's debate strategy tonight should be like Rocky I. (She doesn't necessarily need to "win," but she needs to "go the distance").less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Brian Beutler finds another reason for the man who was shot in the face to resent the former VP

EXCLUSIVE: Dick Cheney simply mistook Harry Whittington for Barack Obama's job-killing cap and trade bill.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

Unlike the real candidate, Duncan Black wouldn't mind if a certain misspelling reflected his true identity

i wouldn't mind being Rich Whiteyless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

The Atlantic's Joshua Green sees little upside for Rich Iott

If your spokesman is emphasizing distinction between Nazis and SS, your candidacy is probably in trouble: #RichIottless than a minute ago via web

Delrayser finds a more common synonym for "invincible" that should probably not be applied to Rich Iott's campaign

The word "unblowupable" is thrown around a lot these days…less than a minute ago via web

 Paul Kedrosky takes notes on the capitalization style of DRUNKHULK...

Think of changing my Twitter ID to @PKEDROSKY. Feels more authoritative.less than a minute ago via Echofon

...while Politico's Jonathan Martin points out the upside, whatever your political sympathies, of November 3rd.

I hate to see campaigns end, but man will I be glad to have a cleaner in-boxless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

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