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8:45 AM ET, December 5, 2013

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Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC  —  Just over two weeks ago, MSNBC host Martin Bashir delivered a harsh piece of commentary that culminated in the suggestion that someone should “s-h-i-t” in former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's (R-AK) mouth.  Bashir offered an abject apology on his next broadcast …
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC
Chris Ariens / TVNewser:
Martin Bashir Out at MSNBC
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The White House:
Remarks by the President on Economic Mobility  —  Washington, D.C.  —  THE PRESIDENT: Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you so much.  Please, please have a seat.  Thank you so much.  Well, thank you, Neera, for the wonderful introduction and sharing a story that resonated with me.
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Justin Sink / The Hill:
Obama: ‘Profoundly unequal’ economy a ‘fundamental threat’  —  President Obama on Wednesday declared that addressing income inequality would be the focus of “all” of the White House's efforts “for the rest of my presidency.”  —  In a sweeping address that touched on raising the minimum wage …
Ezra Klein / Wonkblog:
The best speech Obama has given on the economy
Politico:
GOP men tutored in running against women  —  The National Republican Congressional Committee wants to make sure there are no Todd Akin-style gaffes next year, so they're meeting with top aides to sitting Republicans to teach them what to say — or not to say — on the trail, especially when their boss is running against a woman.
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Politico:
GOP men tutored in running against women  —  Of course, these Democratic women challengers will have to surmount all the hurdles that anyone seeking to knock of an incumbent always face: lack of name ID; challenges in getting press coverage; and most of all — the single biggest issue - a huge fundraising gap.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Washington Post:
NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide, Snowden documents show  —  The National Security Agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with U.S. intelligence officials …
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Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Young invincibles spurn O-Care  —  Mounting opposition to ObamaCare among young adults is creating a new crisis for the White House.  —  While the federal enrollment website HealthCare.gov appears to be improving by the day, polls show the “young invincibles” key to making the law work are becoming less likely to enroll.
Discussion: Politico, Talking Points Memo and CNN
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Carrie Budoff Brown / Politico:
Source: Enrollment surge on HealthCare.gov
Wall Street Journal:
A China Mobile deal would let Apple access a subscriber base seven times that of Verizon  —  China Mobile signed a long-awaited deal with Apple to offer iPhones on its network, an arrangement that would give the U.S. technology giant a big boost in the world's largest mobile market.
Carl Zimmer / New York Times:
Baffling 400,000-Year-Old Clue to Human Origins  —  Scientists have found the oldest DNA evidence yet of humans' biological history.  But instead of neatly clarifying human evolution, the finding is adding new mysteries.  —  In a paper in the journal Nature, scientists reported Wednesday …
Richard Weir / Boston Herald:
Elizabeth Warren pledges she won't run for president in 2016  —  By:  —  U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledged today she will not run for president in 2016 and will finish her term.  —  The Bay State senior senator has been mentioned in the preliminary talk about the presidential race, but Hillary Clinton has generated the most buzz.
Michelangelo Signorile / The Huffington Post:
Bob McDermott, Hawaii Lawmaker, Defends Efforts To Overturn State's Gay Marriage Law  —  Dozens of Hawaii gay and lesbian couples have been marrying since the stroke of midnight on Monday under the state's new marriage equality law.  But one GOP legislator, Bob McDermott …
Hunter Walker / Talking Points Memo:
Brooklyn Politician Blames ‘Jewish Success’ For ‘Knock Out Game’  —  Laurie Cumbo, a councilwoman-elect in Brooklyn, N.Y., believes alleged “Knock Out Game” attacks against Jews in the Crown Heights neighborhood may have been fueled by “resentment” against the Jewish community.
ctvnews.ca:
Ford may have tried to buy crack video: court documents  —  Text:  —  Tamara Cherry, CTV Toronto  —  Mayor Rob Ford may have tried to buy the alleged video of himself smoking crack cocaine two months before news of the video first broke, court documents released today allege.
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Chris Lingebach / CBS DC:
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to Appear on ‘The Sports Junkies’
Coral Davenport / New York Times:
Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon  —  WASHINGTON — More than two dozen of the nation's biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to control global warming.
Jennifer Jacobs / Des Moines Register:
FBI executes search warrant, takes computers from Kent Sorenson's home  —  FBI officials executed a search warrant at former state Sen. Kent Sorenson's home two weeks ago and confiscated computers and other materials connected to presidential campaign politics, his lawyer told The Des Moines Register today.
Jose Pagliery / CNNMoney.com:
2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen in massive hack  —  Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others, according to a report released this week.  —  The massive data breach was a result …
Ana Marie Cox / Guardian:
Remember all those Obamacare horror stories?  Not looking so bad now  —  Inflammatory personal testimony has been a staple of bad debating since humans first started arguing with each other  —  Statisticians dismiss the practice of using personal stories to argue about an objective reality as …
Discussion: VodkaPundit
 
 
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Harold James / Project Syndicate RSS-Feed:
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Reity O'Brien / The Center for Public Integrity …:
State supreme court judges reveal scant financial information
NY Daily News:
Anthony Weiner is in talks to host an NYC radio show, sources say
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Keith Humphreys / The Reality-Based Community:
Eating the Seed Corn in the Health Research World
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Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online:
The Secret Life of Grief
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Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Third Way's Response To Sen. Warren: Banks Should Disclose Donations
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Gawker:
Revealed: A PayPal Mafioso Is Behind “Tips For Jesus” Giving Spree
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Andrew Osborn / Reuters:
Britain to tackle “Islamist extremism” after soldier's murder
Brian Beutler / Salon:
The right's core dishonesty: How Obamacare became its own culture war
JDellaVolpe / Harvard University blogs:
IOP Releases New Fall Poll, 5 Key Findings And Trends in Millennial Viewpoints
 

 
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Felix Salmon to Take on Web-Based Role at Fusion

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Amazon to pay HBO more than $300M over three years in streaming deal

 
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