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12:05 PM ET, February 17, 2013

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Associated Press:
Dozens of pro-Dorner protesters rally at LAPD HQ  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of protesters rallied outside Los Angeles police headquarters Saturday in support of Christopher Dorner, the former LAPD officer and suspected killer of four who died after a shootout and fire this week …
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Hailey Branson / L.A. NOW:
Protesters show support for Christopher Dorner  —  Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters downtown Saturday afternoon, holding signs of support for Christopher Dorner, the fired police officer suspected of killing four people.
Discussion: Scared Monkeys and Weasel Zippers
Josh Israel / ThinkProgress:
GOP Senator Would Take Away Health Coverage From 30 Million Americans To Avoid Military Cuts  —  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Sunday the government should protect the Defense Department from automatic spending cuts by slashing $1.2 trillion from the Affordable Care Act.
Discussion: PoliticusUSA and Prairie Weather
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
McDonough: Pressure is on Congress to act on immigration reform  —  White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Sunday pushed back against criticism over a leaked Obama administration immigration proposal, claiming that the pressure to overhaul the nation's immigration laws was on Congress.
Discussion: ABCNEWS
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Alan Gomez / USA Today:
White House immigration bill offers path to residency
Manu Raju / Politico:
Hagel reassures Graham on Israel remark  —  Chuck Hagel is disavowing a comment he reportedly made six years ago tying the State Department to Israel, according to South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham.  —  Graham announced on “Fox News Sunday” that Hagel sent him a letter …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
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Erik Wasson / The Hill:   Sen. Graham: Hagel disavowed remark on Israel controlling State department
Alex Williams / New York Times:
Creating Hipsturbia  —  A yoga studio opened on Main Street that offers lunch-hour vinyasa classes.  Nearby is a bicycle store that sells Dutch-style bikes, and a farm-to-table restaurant that sources its edible nasturtiums from its backyard garden.  —  Across the street is the home-décor shop …
Discussion: Crooked Timber and Althouse
David Daley / Salon:
Emory president holds up “three-fifths” compromise as noble, honorable  —  Atlanta university president calls the deal which counted slaves as three-fifths of a person a classic compromise  —  In a shockingly horrible column, the president of Emory University held up the “Three-Fifths Compromise” …
Thomas Kaplan / New York Times:
Cuomo Bucks Tide With Bill to Ease Abortion Limits  —  ALBANY — Bucking a trend in which states have been seeking to restrict abortion, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is putting the finishing touches on legislation that would guarantee women in New York the right to late-term abortions when their health is in danger or the fetus is not viable.
Discussion: The Mahablog
Hadeel Al Shalchi / Reuters:
Libya militia linked to U.S. attack returns to Benghazi  —  (Reuters) - An Islamist militia linked to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and kicked out of the city by locals is back openly manning checkpoints and building up support promising much-needed security.
Discussion: americanthinker.com
Sarah Jones / PoliticusUSA:
CPAC: White Supremacists and Wayne LaPierre are Welcome, but GOProud is Banned  —  CPAC is coming!  Prepare your battleships, patriots.  On March 14, the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference descends upon innocent Americans in order to spread the goodness of Dick Morris …
Discussion: alan.com, Joe. My. God. and AMERICAblog
Emily Schultheis / Politico:
Bobby Jindal is governing like it's 2016  —  Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is laying the groundwork for a likely presidential run — and using his state as a testing ground for policies that play well with national conservatives.  —  He's passed a sweeping school voucher plan …
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
The End of a Catholic Moment  —  THE last time the Chair of St. Peter stood vacant, during Pope John Paul II's funeral in 2005, the Roman Catholic Church enjoyed a wave of unusually favorable coverage from the American press.  The Polish pope had a way of disarming even his most stringent critics …
 
 
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Megan R. Wilson / The Hill:
States join battle over drone flights
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James Quinn / Telegraph:
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