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7:10 AM ET, February 21, 2013

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Erick Erickson / RedState:
I Am Very Disappointed in Governor Rick Scott  —  I was one of the few conservatives to support Governor Scott in 2010.  He is a fundamentally great person.  I really like him.  He has been a friend to this site.  —  But I am terribly disappointed in his decision to expand Medicaid in Florida.
Discussion: Hot Air and Guardian
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South Florida / Orlando Sentinel:
Florida Gov. Rick Scott proposes expansion of Medicaid to add 1 million uninsured
Discussion: Mother Jones
Jason Millman / Politico:
Scott to expand Florida Medicaid
Discussion: American Spectator
Sam Baker / The Hill:
Florida governor backs Medicaid expansion under ‘ObamaCare’
Discussion: Politico and CNN
Michelle Singletary / Washington Post:
Stuff gets in the way  —  Why would a couple risk so much — respect and even their freedom — for furs, furniture and a fedora?  —  This was the question that came to my mind when I read the federal charges against Jesse L. Jackson Jr., the former congressman from Illinois.
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John Robertson / Albuquerque Journal:
Ex-Sen. Domenici discloses son born in secrecy  —  Former New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici told the Journal on Tuesday he fathered a son outside of his marriage over 30 years ago, revealing a secret kept for decades.  —  Statements given to the Journal by Domenici and the son's mother …
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
New study badly undermines GOP position on sequester  —  In a rational world, a new study that came out today on income equality would constitute a major blow to the GOP argument on the sequester.  —  The new study was performed by Thomas Hungerford of the non-partisan Congressional Research Service.
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Byron York / Washington Examiner:
The GOP's astonishingly bad message on sequester cuts
Mike Dorning / Bloomberg:
Obama Rated at 3-Year High in Poll, Republicans at Bottom  —  President Barack Obama enters the latest budget showdown with Congress with his highest job- approval rating in three years and public support for his economic message, while his Republican opponents' popularity stands at a record low.
Tom Beardsworth / Cherwell.org:
George Galloway in anti-Israel storm  —  Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.  —  To view the video directly, please click here  —  Video: Eylon Aslan-Levy  —  George Galloway, the Respect MP for Bradford West, has been accused by Oxford students of anti-semitism.
Linda Greenhouse / Opinionator:
The More Things Change ...  Despite spending a lot of time reading and thinking about the Voting Rights Act case the Supreme Court will hear next week, there's a puzzle I'm still trying to crack:  —  How can it be that one of the crowning achievements of the civil rights movement …
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David Brody / CBN.com:
Ted Cruz a Lifeline for the Conservative Party?  —  HOUSTON — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is one of the few Republicans these days described as a potential “rock star” for the party.  As a freshman, he is already starting to shake things up in Washington.  —  So, what makes this Lone Star lawmaker tick?
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Winston Jones / Douglas County Sentinel:
State reps propose repealing 17th Amendment  —  The 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was adopted on May 31, 1913, and provided for the direct election of U.S. Senators by popular vote.  —  Now, 100 years later, a group of Georgia state representatives would like to repeal the 17th Amendment …
Discussion: TheBlaze.com and The National Memo
Robert Costa / National Review:
Romney to Speak at CPAC  —  Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will appear at the Conservative Political Action Conference next month, according to two sources familiar with the event's itinerary.  Romney's speech, which will be delivered at the Gaylord National hotel …
Rachelle Younglai / Reuters:
Majority of U.S. citizens say illegal immigrants should be deported  —  (Reuters) - More than half of U.S. citizens believe that most or all of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants should be deported, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday that highlights …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and American Power
Manu Raju / Politico:
Ashley Judd meets with DSCC  —  Actress Ashley Judd privately met with officials at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Washington earlier this week, as she continues to weigh whether to mount a Senate run against Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, according to two sources familiar with the session.
Discussion: The Fix, Roll Call and Weasel Zippers
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Alexandra Jaffe / Ballot Box:   Ashley Judd meets with DSCC and Kentucky donors on potential Senate bid
Alexander Burns / Politico:
The GOP star you've never heard of  —  You haven't seen a YouTube video of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam berating a constituent at a town hall meeting.  You probably haven't watched him on Fox News.  In fact, if you search the headlines for his name, you're just as likely to turn up coverage of his brother …
Lucia Graves / The Huffington Post:
Obama Golfed With Oil Men As Climate Protesters Descended On White House  —  WASHINGTON — On the same weekend that 40,000 people gathered on the Mall in Washington to protest construction of the Keystone Pipeline — to its critics, a monument to carbon-based folly — President Obama was golfing …
Discussion: Firedoglake
Alex Eliseev / ewn.co.za:
First on EWN: Pistorius cop facing ‘drunken’ shooting charges  —  JOHANNESBURG - Eyewitness News has learnt that the investigating officer in Oscar Pistorius' criminal case is in fact facing seven counts of attempted murder.  —  The charges are related to a shooting incident which occurred …
Discussion: TalkLeft, BBC and Gawker
Benjamin Weinthal / Jerusalem Post:
Cyprus bomb-plot suspect admits Hezbollah ties  —  Lebanese-Swede accused of July terror plot against Israeli tourists in Cyprus sheds light on Hezbollah activities in court testimony.  —  BERLIN - Hossam Taleb Yaacoub, one of the suspects in a thwarted terrorist attack against Israelis in Cyprus in July …
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Ups Ante for Spying On Firms  —  China, Others Are Threatened With New Penalties  —  WASHINGTON—The White House threatened China and other countries with trade and diplomatic action over corporate espionage as it cataloged more than a dozen cases of cyberattacks and commercial thefts at some of the U.S.'s biggest companies.
Discussion: TechCrunch and AllThingsD
Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Pentagon informs Congress of plans to furlough 800K civilian workers  —  The Pentagon notified Congress on Wednesday it will be furloughing its civilian workforce of 800,000 employees if sequestration goes into effect March 1.  —  Defense officials have warned lawmakers that sequestration …
Discussion: Washington Examiner
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Wall Street Journal:   Federal Furloughs Likely to Hit by April
 
 
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Left's Howls Against Rick Perry's Texas Prove Its Low-Tax Model Is A Success
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Laurie Goodstein / New York Times:
Lawyers on Abuse Suits in Milwaukee Depose Dolan
David Barboza / New York Times:
China Says Army Is Not Behind Attacks in Report
Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Argument recap: Agnosticism as an argument
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Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Despite Controversy, Hagel's Archives Sealed Shut
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Ben Geman / The Hill:
Kerry comes out swinging on climate change
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