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Seattle Times blogs:
Police: shooter dead after opening fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School  —  A gunman believed to have opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday morning is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to two law-enforcement sources.  —  Police have not released details …
Chelsea J. Carter / CNN:
Witness: Teen gunman shot his friends  —  (CNN) — The shooter who opened fire Friday morning at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School played football and was recently named to the homecoming court.  —  Freshman Jaylen Fryberg walked into the school's cafeteria …
KOMO News:
2 DEAD, 4 CRITICALLY INJURED IN SHOOTING AT MARYSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL  —  MARYSVILLE, Wash. - A student opened fire Friday morning at Marysville Pilchuck High School, killing one student and critically injuring at least four others before fatally shooting himself, police and witnesses said.
At least 3 shot at Marysville-Pilchuck High School
Discussion: CNN and Gawker
Evan McMorris-Santoro / BuzzFeed:
CORRECTED: Dems Miss Insulin Pump In Video Of Perdue Signing Young Woman  —  “No pictures on this,” David Perdue jokes, as campaign staffers hold up signs in front of the camera.  Update: Another angle on the video suggests American Bridge didn't capture the whole scene.  —  View Video ›
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Report: Fox News Is Too Negative For Jeb Bush  —  No stranger to taking on his party's most conservative voters, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is now calling out the bastion of conservative media.  —  CNN's Peter Hamby reported that during a speech Thursday night at a South Carolina fundraiser …
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Oops: Dem Challenger Slips And Calls Gov. Nikki Haley A ‘Whore’ (VIDEO)  —  A spokeswoman for the South Carolina Democratic Party had a hunch why TPM was getting in contact with her on Friday.  —  “If you take a look at the actual video it's really clear that he got tongue tied …
Discussion: Mediaite
Peter Hamby / CNN:
Jeb Bush talks 2016 run with donors
Discussion: Truth Revolt and Mediaite
Daniel Malloy / Political Insider blog:
Exclusive AJC poll: Nathan Deal opens small lead, Senate race in virtual tie  —  Gov. Nathan Deal and Senate candidate David Perdue in July.  (AJC/Greg Bluestein)  —  An Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll shows Gov. Nathan Deal opening up a small lead over Democrat Jason Carter …
Discussion: National Review
Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
Ballot dispute in Georgia heads to courts — and could be a factor in state's close Senate race
Discussion: Daily Kos and Right Wing Watch
Ashley Killough / CNN:
CNN Poll: Georgia Senate race statistical tie
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Dems have Georgia momentum
Discussion: Hot Air
Michael Warren / Weekly Standard:
Dynasties “R” Us
Discussion: Daily Kos and Washington Monthly
Washington Post:
Could non-citizens decide the November election?  —  Could control of the Senate in 2014 be decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens?  Some argue that incidents of voting by non-citizens are so rare as to be inconsequential, with efforts to block fraud a screen for an agenda to prevent poor …
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Friday Cancer Blogging - 24 October 2014  —  A few of you have probably cottoned onto the fact that people don't usually spend a week in the hospital for a broken bone, even a backbone.  So in the long tradition of releasing bad news on Friday afternoon, here's my first-ever Friday news dump.
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Hillary Clinton: ‘I love ... Elizabeth’  —  BOSTON — Hillary Clinton hit Elizabeth Warren country on Friday, repeatedly praising the anti-big banks Massachusetts senator for going after “those who deserve” it, while rallying voters to put embattled Democrat Martha Coakley in the governor's mansion.
Jessica Robinson / Boise State Public Radio:
Coeur d'Alene Says Hitching Post Is Exempt From Gay Rights Law … The city of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, said a for-profit wedding chapel owned by two ministers doesn't have to perform same-sex marriages.  —  The city has been embroiled in controversy ever since the owners of the Hitching Post sued the city.
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Sarah, Bristol & The Recurrence Of The Eternal Victim  —  As you've likely seen Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol have now spoken out about their notorious boozy family brawl, recasting Bristol's attack on the event's host as a morality tale about violence against women and media bias.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
The Spectacular Implosion Of The GOP's Senate Hopes In Oregon  —  Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley really did not want to run against Monica Wehby.  —  She had the résumé of a formidable challenger: a pediatric neurosurgeon, a pro-choice mom in socially liberal Oregon …
Discussion: BuzzFeed
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
What happened to that GOP lawsuit?  —  It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the Capitol to the federal courthouse just down the hill, but House Republicans haven't managed to make that trip in the four months since they announced they'd be suing the president.
Jordan Sargent / Gawker:
Anthony Weiner Still Doesn't Understand How to Use Twitter  —  It's been three years (only!) since Anthony Weiner's political career went limp because he sent photos of his d**k to random women via social media, and yet he has still not learned how to use Twitter.
Discussion: Truth Revolt and The Daily Caller
Peter Olsen-Phillips / Sunlight Foundation Blog:
Revenge of the Democrats: Wealthy liberals top list of super PAC donors in 2014  —  One billionaire has spent more than $70 million on the 2014 elections; Image credit: DonkeyHotey, Flickr  —  In a reversal from 2012, liberal billionaires top the list of biggest super PAC donors with a little …
Discussion: Washington Post
Mollie Hemingway / The Federalist:
Media Should Stop Lecturing Americans About Their Ebola Concerns  —  Like 98 percent of Americans, I've heard the news about Ebola.  I've even followed the news with interest for months, taking seriously the media claims that this was a serious outbreak that had potential to become even more serious.
Discussion: Weekly Standard and alicublog
Lynne Marek / Chicago Business:
Sun-Times reporters to owners: We want answers  —  Chicago Sun-Times journalists, who watched one of their political reporters resign this week, are asking the newspaper's owners for reassurance that they won't seek to influence editorial content.  —  The request comes in a petition that's also posted on the reporters' union website.
Michael Warren / Weekly Standard:
Pro-Orman Republican Owes Candidate Big Money  —  Senate candidate Greg Orman of Kansas has been accused by Republicans as a Democrat-in-Independent's clothing, which explains why Orman is surrounding himself with Republicans in the final days of his campaign against GOP incumbent Pat Roberts.
Irene / Judicial Watch:
Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress  —  President Obama's trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch.
Maggie Fox / NBC News:
Ebola-Free Pham Visits White House After Release  —  Nina Pham walked out of the hospital and into the White House.  —  Two weeks after she tested positive for Ebola, the Dallas nurse was declared free of the virus Friday and discharged from the Washington-area hospital where she had been treated in a special containment unit.
David Carr / New York Times:
John Heilemann and Mark Halperin Promise Washington the Program It Deserves  —  You both have a reputation for using alcohol to get sources to say things they should not.  Should I have brought a bottle of tequila?  Mark Halperin: That is an urban legend.  It's not like it's never happened …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Mediaite
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Amnesty International USA:
On the Streets of America: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson
Chris Caesar / Boston Globe:
Ted Cruz's Deputy Chief Jokingly Blames Ebola Infections on Obamacare
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Maine Governor's Race Still Tied
Discussion: National Review
Rachel M. Cohen / American Prospect:
We know College Feminists Care About Sexual Assault. But What About Abortion?
Discussion: Washington Monthly
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Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Foley Family to White House: You Saved Bergdahl. Why Not Our Son?
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Yahoo! News
David Montgomery / Argus Leader:
Candidates clash in first televised Senate debate
Discussion: Fox News and OnPolitics
Garrett Epps / The Atlantic Online:
On Race and Voter ID, John Roberts Wants It Both Ways
Alex Roarty / National Journal:
Could the ‘Perfect’ Campaign Lose?
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Plutocrats Against Democracy  —  It's always good when leaders tell …
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Mark Binelli / Rolling Stone:
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