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9:10 AM ET, January 21, 2014

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Pew Research Center for the People and the Press:
Christie's Image Turns More Negative  —  Most Don't Believe His Assertions on Highway Controversy  —  Chris Christie's public image today is starkly different than it was a year ago.  Last January, following Christie's visible role in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, favorable opinions …
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Pew Research Center for the People and the Press:
Obama's NSA Speech Has Little Impact on Skeptical Public  —  Most Say U.S. Should Pursue Criminal Case Against Snowden  —  President Obama's speech on Friday outlining changes to the National Security Agency's collection of telephone and internet data did not register widely with the public.
Discussion: Politico, Hot Air, CNN, Lawfare and First Read
Susan Page / USA Today:
Poll: Most Americans now oppose the NSA program  —  Those surveyed now split 45%-43% on whether Snowden's disclosures have helped or harmed the public interest.  —  WASHINGTON — Most Americans now disapprove of the NSA's sweeping collection of phone metadata, a new USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll finds …
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Wendy Davis hits back at questions about bio  —  Wendy Davis, the Democratic state senator running for governor of Texas, swung back Monday at swirling questions about her personal life after a newspaper report suggested there were inconsistencies in the biography she's shared on the stump.
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Jeffrey Poor / BREITBART.COM:
SEAN HANNITY TO LEAVE NEW YORK AFTER ANDREW CUOMO'S ANTI-CONSERVATIVE RANT  —  In a radio interview last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) made some disparaging comments about pro-life conservatives, stating they had “no place in the state of New York because that's not who New Yorkers are.”
Igor Bobic / Talking Points Memo:
Police Chief Accidentally Shoots Himself At Gun Shop, Blames Fleece Jacket  —  A Connersville, Ind. police chief accidentally shot himself in the leg while doing some shopping at a gun store on Saturday, the Indianapolis Star reported.  —  “I need to pay more attention,” David Counceller said.
Discussion: Liberaland
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Pam Tharp / The Indianapolis Star, Indystar:
Indiana police chief accidentally shoots self at gun shop
Discussion: Mediaite
Oregonian:
Multnomah Republicans misfire again with Martin Luther King message: Editorial update  —  Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray, fourth from right, takes part in an annual wreath laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington.  Multnomah County Republicans have fumbled …
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Barbara Starr / CNN:
Warships part of U.S. contingency plan for Sochi Olympics
Larry J. Sabato / Politico:
Hillary's no slam dunk in 2016  —  everyone thinks.  —  Could Hillary Clinton be the next Richard Nixon?  Now that's a provocative question, but it isn't quite what you think.  —  The other day, I watched Hillary and Bill Clinton take in their close friend Terry McAuliffe's inauguration as governor of Virginia.
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Jim Messina to aid Charlie Crist  —  President Barack Obama's campaign manager is signing on to help former Republican Charlie Crist return to the Florida governor's office as a Democrat, two sources familiar with the move told POLITICO.  —  Jim Messina is joining Crist's campaign …
Discussion: BizPac Review and The Shark Tank
Wall Street Journal:
The Young and the ObamaCare-less  —  HHS is already rewriting rules to deal with adverse selection.  —  ObamaCare's defenders say its troubles are over as more people sign up and, by the way, stop griping because the law is here to stay.  Much evidence says otherwise …
Discussion: Betsy's Page
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
Government conspiracy theories aren't crazy: Column  —  From the IRS to the NSA, Americans have reasons not to trust the Obama Administration.  —  At a tax symposium at Pepperdine Law School last week, former IRS chief counsel Donald Korb was asked, “On a scale of 1-10 ... how damaging is the current IRS scandal?”
New York Times:
For Christie and MSNBC, a Messy Divorce Plays Out in Public View  —  It was a match made in moderately minded Northeast Corridor heaven.  —  Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey needed a TV network that would burnish his bipartisan bona fides and showcase his gleefully contrarian style.
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
‘Morning Joe’ Hosts Eviscerate Hoboken Mayor For Sandy Claims (VIDEO)
Discussion: News Desk and Mediaite
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Ex-Gov. Haley Barbour Shrugs Off ‘Lady Mayor’ From New Jersey (VIDEO)
Sabrina Tavernise / New York Times:
Law's Expanded Medicaid Coverage Brings a Surge in Sign-Ups  —  WELCH, W.Va. — Sharon Mills, a disabled nurse, long depended on other people's kindness to manage her diabetes.  She scrounged free samples from doctors' offices, signed up for drug company discounts and asked for money from her parents and friends.
Seema Mehta / Los Angeles Times:
Actress quits play because of protests over GOP video  —  Actress Out Of San Francisco Production After Endorsing Tea Party Candidate  —  Maria Conchita Alonso, who starred in movies such as “The Running Man” and “Moscow on the Hudson,” said Sunday that she had resigned from a play …
Ibrahim Mshelizza / Reuters:
Nigerian Islamists kill 18, burn houses in northeast  —  (Reuters) - Islamist militants stormed a village in remote northeast Nigeria on Monday, torching houses and spraying them with bullets in an attack that killed 18 people, witnesses said.  —  The latest Boko Haram assault, on Sunday night …
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
White House imposes secrecy rules on first lady's lavish, celebrity-filled birthday party  —  BELTWAY CONFIDENTIAL BARACK OBAMA MICHELLE OBAMA  —  There was a party in the East Room of the White House Saturday night, an affair attended by a reported 500 people, a lavish celebration with celebrities galore …
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Eun Kyung Kim / TODAY:
Al Roker on going to first lady's 50th: ‘Literally a house party’ at the White House
Discussion: Politico, BizPac Review and TIME
 
 
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Hollande's Romances Turn Into a Political Spectacle in France
Mickey Kaus / The Daily Caller:
The Coming GOP Amnesty Sellout Push
Eric W. Dolan / The Raw Story:
Rep. Louie Gohmert: I'm no prophet but Netanyahu could be the next King David
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Liberaland
New York Times:
‘Neglected Topic’ Winner: Climate Change
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Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
Majority of New York Voters Say They Would Re-Elect Cuomo, Poll Finds
Graeme Wearden / Guardian:
Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as half of the world's population
Rebecca Riffkin / Gallup:
In U.S., 67% Dissatisfied With Income, Wealth Distribution
James Surowiecki / New Yorker:
THE CULT OF OVERWORK  —  For decades, junior bankers …
Discussion: The Plum Line and Paul Krugman
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Cantor in a pickle on voting rights
BBC:
10 myths about WW1 debunked
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