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11:55 PM ET, February 10, 2013

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Associated Press:
Cheney blasts “second-rate” Obama nominees  —  Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday night that President Barack Obama has jeopardized U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and by degrading the U.S. military.
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Chicago Tribune:
Obama coming to Chicago to ‘talk about the gun violence’ … President Barack Obama will visit Chicago this week, following his wife here as the city finds itself in the national spotlight after the slaying of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton.  —  The White House said the visit Friday …
Discussion: Politico and The Raw Story
CNN:
Graham vows to block nominations unless White House more forthcoming
Discussion: The PJ Tatler, Politico and The Hill
Reid J. Epstein / Politico:
Graham: ‘No confirmation without information’
Jake Tapper / CNN:
Medal of Honor recipient Romesha to be guest of first lady at State of the Union  —  (CNN) - Former Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha, who will be awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony Monday afternoon, will also be honored by the Obamas as a guest …
Discussion: The Hill
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Justin Sink / The Hill:
Obama embarking on three-city tour after State of the Union
Discussion: CNN
Kevin Liptak / CNN:
TRENDING: Tea party address won't divide Republicans, Rand Paul says
Discussion: Hot Air, The Reaction, Politico and Slate
Scott Wilson / Washington Post:
In State of the Union, Obama to return to jobs and the economy
Talking Points Memo:
Nicolle Wallace: GOP Needs Rubio Because ‘He Knows Who Tupac Is’  —  Republican strategist Nicolle Wallace said Sunday that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is good for the Republican Party because, as one of many attributes, Rubio “knows who Tupac is.”  —  “He's everything we need and more,” …
Discussion: The Raw Story
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Justin Sink / The Hill:
GOP Rep. Cole: ‘Absolutely’ no new tax revenues in sequester replacement
Discussion: Politico
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Pelosi: ‘Almost a false argument’ to say US has spending problem  —  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that the looming sequestration is “a bad idea all around” and called for a balance of spending cuts and closing tax loopholes in order to avoid it.
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Chris Wallace / Fox News:
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. John McCain on avoiding automatic spending cuts  —  Special Guests: Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. John McCain  —  The following is a rush transcript of the February 10, 2013, edition of “Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace.”  This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
Discussion: Althouse and Washington Examiner
Mike Parker / Daily Express:
Man hunt for ex-soldier who shot police chief's daughter and killed policeman  —  POLICE plan to use spy drones in the hunt for a Rambo-style ex-soldier and policeman who has murdered three people and vowed to kill again.  —  Christopher Dorner is thought to be hiding in California's snow-capped San Bernardino mountain
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Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
Disruptions: Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge  —  Dick Tracy and James Bond had watches that served as computers.  Tim Cook of Apple wears a Nike FuelBand, which tracks his physical activity.  —  Dick Tracy had one.  As did Inspector Gadget and James Bond.
Jerusalem Post:
Officials: Obama coming to Israel to prevent strike on Iran  —  The reason behind the urgency of the US president's trip to Israel in spring - a time flagged by Netanyahu as significant in the Iranian nuclear program - is to tell him to leave the matter to the US, officials tell Army Radio.
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Jeffrey Heller / Reuters:   Netanyahu to discuss Iran, Syria, Palestinians with Obama
Bob Owens:
Dishonoring the Corps; Marines in inaugural parade had bolts removed from their rifles … David Codrea has revealed that President Obama has so little regard for the United States Marines risking their lives under his command life that they were forced to dismantle their already empty parade rifles for his second inauguration parade.
Discussion: Nice Deb, Vox Popoli and Blur Brain
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David Codrea- / Examiner:
Disabled Marine rifles at inauguration signal shift in administration policy (Photos)
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Obama Prepares To Screw His Base  —  Young people re-elected the president.  Now they get to pay disproportionately for ObamaCare.  —  President Obama talks with college students while waiting for an order of fries at OMG Burgers in Coral Gables, Florida last September.  —  Image by C.W. Griffin/Miami Herald/MCT
Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
CNN Panel: Was Doctor's Conservative Speech In Front Of Obama ‘Offensive,’ ‘Inappropriate’?  —  Dr. Benjamin Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, raised a number of political eyebrows in Washington this week when he took to a stage he shared with President Barack Obama …
Christopher Dorner / TMZ.com:
CALL ME!!!  —  Charlie Sheen wants to do his part to bring ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner into custody safely ... so he's recorded a video plea asking the wanted man to call him to talk things out.  —  Dorner — who is accused of killing three people including a cop …
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Cardinal Mahony used cemetery money to pay sex abuse settlement
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