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Michael S. Schmidt / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email at State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules  —  WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, State Department officials said, and may have violated federal requirements …
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Hacked emails indicate that Hillary Clinton used a domain registered the day of her Senate hearings  —  The New York Times reported Monday night that, during her tenure at the State Department, Hillary Clinton never used her official email account to conduct communications, relying instead on a private email account.
Discussion: Mediaite, The Week and Fox News
Jeff Mason / Reuters:
Exclusive: Obama says Iran must halt nuclear work for at least a decade  —  (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Iran should commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on its nuclear activity for a landmark atomic deal to be reached, but said the odds were still against sealing a final agreement.
Exclusive: Full text of Reuters interview with Obama  —  (Reuters) - Reuters White House Correspondent Jeff Mason interviewed President Barack Obama on Monday on topics including U.S.-Israel relations, Iran, China and Russia.  Here is a full transcript of the interview.
Ari Yashar / Arutz Sheva:
Report: Obama Has Cut Intelligence Cooperation with Israel  —  Israeli report indicates a deep crisis as disagreement on Iran has stopped cooperation for IAEA reports on Iranian nuclear facilities.  —  Binyamin Netanyahu, Barack Obama  —  Kobi Gideon/GPO/Flash 90
Sean Gallup / National Review:
Netanyahu, Not Obama, Speaks for Us  —  While under fierce attack from President Obama, the Israeli prime minister defends Western values and speaks the truth about Iran.  —  The leader of the free world will be addressing Congress on Tuesday.  The American president is doing everything possible to undermine him.
Kevin Cirilli / The Hill:
Centrist Dems ready strike against Warren wing  —  Centrist Democrats are gathering their forces to fight back against the “Elizabeth Warren wing” of their party, fearing a sharp turn to the left could prove disastrous in the 2016 elections.  —  For months, moderate Democrats have kept silent …
Nick Gass / Politico:
Warren Buffett: Elizabeth Warren should be ‘less angry’
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Bryce Covert / ThinkProgress:
Warren Buffett Says Elizabeth Warren Is Too ‘Angry’ And ‘Violent’ With Rich People
Colin Campbell / Business Insider:
Warren Buffett: Elizabeth Warren should be ‘less angry’
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Lawyer Put Health Act in Peril by Pointing Out 4 Little Words  —  WASHINGTON — The first lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act were still in the early stages, but conservative lawyers were already working on a backup plan in December 2010 if the first line of attack failed.
Discussion: Josh Blackman's Blog
Kurt Schlichter /
Let's Destroy Liberal Academia  —  It's time to give current university system the Old Yeller treatment, except normal Americans will giggle when this rabid mongrel gets put down.  —  Sure, the legions of administrative timeservers, otherwise unemployable tenure ticks …
Discussion: Ed Driscoll
Daily Mail:
Isis ‘fed murdered kidnap victim to his own mother after she travelled to their headquarters and demanded to see him’  —  A British fighter who travelled to Iraq to stop the Islamic State claims the terror group fed a murdered kidnap victim to his own mother after she went to their headquarters and demanded to see him.
Andre Walker / BREITBART.COM:
Islamic State ‘Fed Murdered Man To His Own Mother’
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Spy chief: No threat from Americans who aided militants in Syria  —  The few dozen Americans who have gone to join militant groups fighting in Syria and then come back home don't pose a threat to the U.S., according to the nation's top intelligence official.
Mark Hosenball / Reuters:   U.S. spy chief says 40 Americans who went to Syria have returned
Liz Sly / Washington Post:
Syrian rebel group that got U.S. aid dissolves
Streiff / RedState:
Boehner looks for a life line... from the Democrats  —  As we saw last week, Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)Heritage ActionScorecard Rep. John Boehner House Republican Average See Full ScorecardN/A's leadership has become so weak that he's being forced to subcontract the Speakership …
Senate vote boxes Boehner in
Discussion: Daily Kos
Melissapamerktla / KTLA:
Police ID Teacher Found Hanging in Placentia Classroom as 31-Year-Old Photography Instructor  —  A 31-year-old female teacher was declared dead after students found her hanging inside a high school classroom in Placentia, authorities said Monday.  —  Jillian Jacobson is shown in a photo posted on El Dorado High School's website.
Discussion: KFOR-TV, and WGN-TV
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
American democracy is doomed  —  America's constitutional democracy is going to collapse.  —  Some day — not tomorrow, not next year, but probably sometime before runaway climate change forces us to seek a new life in outer-space colonies — there is going to be a collapse of the legal …
Stephanie Farr /
Painter says he included Monica Lewinsky's dress in Bill Clinton portrait  —  RENOWNED Bucks County portrait artist Nelson Shanks has painted everyone from Princess Diana to President Bill Clinton and from Pope John Paul II to Marisa Tomei.  He and his wife, Leona, are the founders of Studio Incamminati …
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Sharknado 3’ Sets President and Vice President Roles (Exclusive)  —  Mark Cuban and Ann Coulter become the latest guest stars in the Syfy sensation.  —  Syfy's Sharknado 3 has elected a new president and vice president.  —  Mark Cuban and Ann Coulter have joined the growing list …
Tracy Walsh / Talking Points Memo:
Pat Robertson: Drinkers And Pot Smokers Are ‘Enslaved To Vegetables’  —  Televangelist Pat Robertson said on Monday that marijuana users and drinkers are “enslaved to vegetables.”  —  Speaking on his Christian Broadcasting Network television show “The 700 Club,” Robertson said that addiction …
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Michael Allen /
Texas Lawmaker, Married Five Times, Opposes Judge Who Allowed Gay Marriage  —  Texas state Rep. Tony Tinderholt recently filed a judicial conduct complaint against state District Judge David Wahlberg, who allowed the state's first gay marriage on Feb. 19.  —  Wahlberg allowed Suzanne Bryant …
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Frank Underwood's jobs plan on House of Cards is bonkers
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‘Enough is enough:’ U.S. Air Force officials say budget cuts and non-stop war have threatened …
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