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10:30 AM ET, January 29, 2013

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Justin Sink / The Hill:
Sen. McCain: We need border drones to get a deal on immigration reforms  —  Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Monday that he would like to see the implementation of high-tech border solutions — including drone aircraft — as part of a comprehensive immigration reform deal.
Discussion: The Raw Story
Politico:
Obama, McCain, Rubio begin immigration dance  —  John McCain and Marco Rubio weren't going to follow President Barack Obama's lead.  —  When the White House announced that Obama would open a campaign for immigration reform with an event in Las Vegas Tuesday, the Republican senators …
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
McCain: Binational Same-Sex Couples Are ‘Not Of Paramount Importance’ To Immigration Reform  —  Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) — one of the architects of the bipartisan Senate plan to reform the immigration system — told CBS on Tuesday morning that including binational gay and lesbian couples whose relationships …
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Congress Faces Deep-Seated Resistance to Immigration Plan
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Bipartisan immigration plan faces deep skepticism
Discussion: Washington Monthly and msnbc.com
Washington Post:
Obama to announce his immigration reform plan, said to be more liberal than Senate effort
Politico:
Immigration tough sell in GOP House
Discussion: msnbc.com, Scared Monkeys, Hot Air and CNN
Ed Payne / CNN:
Obama to pitch immigration reform
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:   Prominent House Dem: “Madness” To Pass Immigration Reform Without LGBT Protections
Fox News:
Obama wades back into immigration debate as senators pitch new blueprint
Discussion: Donklephant
Scott Johnson / Power Line:
Love has no pride  —  The thought that love has no pride is an old one.  Indeed, it has become something of a cliché.  Yet it is achieved the status of cliché by virtue of the truth in it.  —  CBS's venerable 60 Minutes show brought us an example of the cliché in action over the weekend.
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Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
Steve Kroft's ‘Softball’ Obama Interviews Diminish ‘60 Minutes’  —  All 14 questions the award-winning correspondent posed in his recent sit-down were glaringly flawed.  Jon Stewart is more hard-hitting.  —  CBSNews.com  —  On 60 Minutes, the news magazine show that prides itself on …
Discussion: Hot Air and The Daily Caller
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Super PAC to back Hillary Clinton  —  Fans of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have launched a super PAC on her behalf as speculation continues to swirl about her 2016 ambitions.  —  “Ready for Hillary” on Friday filed with the Federal Election Commission, following on the heels of another group called “HILLARYCLINTONSUPERPAC.”
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Marsha Blackburn / CNN:
TRENDING: Skeptical congresswoman challenges Obama to skeet shooting match  —  (CNN) - It's about time for some bipartisan...skeet shooting?  —  Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, joined a chorus of skeptics who questioned President Barack Obama's recent comments about his hobby of skeet shooting …
David Edwards / The Raw Story:
Bay Buchanan quits TV punditry, takes online real estate class after Romney's ‘brutal’ loss  —  A former top aide to Mitt Romney says that she quit her career as a television pundit and began taking online real estate classes after the former Republican presidential nominee's “brutal” loss to President Barack Obama.
Discussion: Rumproast
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Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Bay Buchanan trades politics for real estate
David Brooks / New York Times:
A Second G.O.P.  —  On the surface, Republicans are already doing a good job of beginning to change their party.  Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana gave a speech to the Republican National Committee calling on Republicans to stop being the stupid party, to stop insulting the intelligence of the American people.
Investor's Business Daily:
Subsidies Create Glut Of College Grads  —  Higher Education: A new study finds almost half of Americans with college degrees are working at jobs that don't require one.  It's the latest example of how federal subsidies are creating a massive higher-education bubble.
Henry Blodget / Business Insider:
I Was Quite Surprised By Some Things On My American Airlines International ‘Economy Class’ Flight  —  Everyone's always complaining about how horrible flying is—especially “economy class” flying.  —  And compared to other ways that one can spend one's time, flying is indeed often unpleasant and aggravating.
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Fox News:
Draft UN climate report shows 20 years of overestimated global warming, skeptics warn  —  The predicted temperature changes (darker red indicating greater change) due to global warming, based on data that scientists, policymakers and the public are now questioning.
Discussion: Right Wing News
Associated Press:
Report: Treasury approved excessive pay for executives at bailed-out AIG, GM and Ally  —  Robert Miller/THE WASHINGTON POST - The U.S. Treasury Department building October 22, 2012 in Washington, DC.  The Treasury Department disregarded its own guidelines by allowing large pay increases …
Discussion: americanthinker.com
The Atlantic Wire:
The Truth About Little Women Carrying Big Wounded Men in Combat  —  One of the recurring arguments against women serving in combat appears on its face to be just good common horse sense: women just don't have the upper body strength to carry a heavy male soldier out of combat.
Rebecca Berg / BuzzFeed:
Rand Paul Will Propose Ban On Sending F-16s To Egypt  —  The senator from Kentucky told a group of conservatives at an off-the-record meeting Monday.  Beefing up his pro-Israel credentials.  —  Image by J. Scott Applewhite / AP  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Rand Paul told an off-the-record meeting …
Discussion: Daniel W. Drezner
 
 
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The Boston Globe:
Special election to be on June 25
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Hugh Carnegy / Financial Times:
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Pauline Jelinek / Associated Press:
Official: US May Set up Drone Base in Niger
Discussion: Politico
Zack Ford / ThinkProgress:
BREAKING: Wyoming House Committee Defeats Marriage Equality Bill, Advances Domestic Partnerships
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Luke Johnson / The Huffington Post:
Roxanne Rubin, Nevada Republican, Accepts Plea Deal After Committing Voter Fraud
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Obama, Out of the Closet
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Laura Vozzella / Washington Post:
Bill would legalize cohabitation in Virginia
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Mark Leccese / Gatekeeper:
Scott Brown's Twitter trouble
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