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7:25 PM ET, March 18, 2013

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Gary Langer / ABCNEWS:
Poll Tracks Dramatic Rise In Support for Gay Marriage  —  Support for gay marriage reached a new high in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, marking a dramatic change in public attitudes on the subject across the past decade.  Fifty-eight percent of Americans now say it should be legal for gay and lesbian couples to wed.
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Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Hillary Clinton announces her support for gay marriage  —  In a move that could have implications for a 2016 White House campaign, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton endorsed gay marriage on Monday, saying she supports it “personally, and as a matter of policy and law.”
Jon Cohen / The Fix:
Gay marriage support hits new high in Post-ABC poll  —  Public support for gay marriage has hit a new high as Americans increasingly see homosexuality not as a choice but as a way some people are, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.  —  The poll shows that 58 percent of Americans …
Chris Good / ABCNEWS:
‘Different Instead of Somebody Being Wrong,’ Gay Marriage Gains Support in ABC/Wash-Post Poll
Discussion: Politico and msnbc.com
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
History Channel's Satan Looks A Lot Like Barack Obama  —  The character is part of The Bible a ten-hour television series airing on the History Channel.  —  Via: @adamsbaldwin
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James Nye / Daily Mail:
Why does the devil in ‘The Bible’ look exactly like President Obama?  —  Sunday evening's episode of the History Channel's hit series ‘The Bible’ threw up an awkward coincidence when viewers noticed that Satan bore a remarkable resemblance to President Obama.
Justin Sink / The Hill:   History channel: Resemblance of Obama, satanic character not intentional
Politico:
Right blasts RNC ‘autopsy’ as power grab  —  For all the talk before Monday's unveiling of the much-anticipated RNC autopsy report about more robust GOP efforts to appeal to minorities and narrow the deficit with Democrats on technology and data, it's the party's move to take control …
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Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
CNN Poll: GOP underwater; Obama approval down
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
How Three Top Republicans Are Already Blowing Up The RNC's Minority Outreach Strategy  —  Well, that didn't take long.  —  This morning, the biggest political story in Washington was a Republican National Committee “autopsy” of the GOP's 2012 election loss.
Discussion: Reuters and The Political Carnival
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Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Attacks on Thomas Perez will do wonders for GOP Latino outreach  —  This morning the Republican National Committee released a report that purports to examine everything that's wrong with the GOP, one that has a heavy emphasis on repairing relations with Latinos.
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Scalia And Sotomayor Clash In Proof-Of-Citizenship Voting Case  —  Justices Antonin Scalia and Sonia Sotomayor clashed Monday during Supreme Court oral arguments about whether states may require residents to submit proof of citizenship in order to register to vote.
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Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Argument recap: Does “may only” mean “shall only”?
Discussion: Election Law Blog
David Frum / The Daily Beast:
The Speechwriter: David Frum on the Rhetoric of Iraq  —  When Bush decided to go to war in 2003, you'd think he would have been gripped by self-questioning and hot debate.  That never really happened.  Bush's speechwriter David Frum looks back at the daunting messaging effort …
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Glenn Greenwald / Guardian:
David Frum, the Iraq war and oil | Glenn Greenwald
Steven Mufson / Washington Post:
The Washington Post to charge frequent users of its Web site  —  Jonathan Ernst / Reuters - This summer, The Washington Post will start charging frequent users of its Web site  —  This summer, The Washington Post will start charging frequent users of its Web site, asking those who look …
David Edwards / The Raw Story:
Fox News airs name of 16-year-old Steubenville rape victim  —  Fox News on Monday aired the name of a underage victim of a disturbing rape in Steubenville, Ohio.  —  During correspondent Mike Tobin's report about the guilty verdicts in the Steubenville rape case on Fox News' America's Newsroom …
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Fox News:
Ohio high school football players found guilty of raping 16-year-old girl
Discussion: Mediaite
Dylan Matthews / Wonkblog:
Everything you need to know about the Cyprus bailout, in one FAQ  —  This weekend, a group including the European Central Bank (ECB), the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the government of Cyprus announced that the small island nation was on the brink of crisis, and needed to be bailed out.
Discussion: Reuters and FP Passport
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Jonathan Allen / Politico:
Another sequestration casualty?  —  The next casualty of sequestration could be the Easter Bunny - at least according to a White House e-mail that recently landed in Capitol Hill inboxes.  —  The White House warned Congress that budget uncertainties could nix the annual Easter Egg Roll for kids, which is planned for April 1.
Richard Norton-Taylor / Guardian:
MI6 and CIA heard Iraq had no active WMD capability ahead of invasion  —  BBC's Panorama reveals fresh evidence that agencies dismissed intelligence from Iraqi foreign minister and spy chief  —  Fresh evidence is revealed today about how MI6 and the CIA were told through secret channels …
 
 
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Betsy Woodruff / National Review:
Back in the Saddle  —  We've just stepped onto the elevator …
Discussion: The Raw Story
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
At CPAC, The Marriage Fight Is Over
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Acting commerce secretary to leave
Anemona Hartocollis / New York Times:
Bloomberg Proposes Anti-Cigarette Legislation
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Cyberattack on Florida election is first known case in US, experts say
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Discussion: Wired Campus
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Lawmakers add relatives to campaign payrolls
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