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Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Target announces it will drop part-time employees from its healthcare plan  —  Target Corp. announced on Tuesday it would no longer offer healthcare coverage to its part-time employees.  —  In a blog post on the company's website, Jodee Kozlak, the executive vice president of human resources …
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Emily Rudisill / A Bullseye View:
Talking Health Care with EVP of Human Resources Jodee Kozlak  —  At Target, we have a longstanding commitment to our team members' health and well-being.  We have been researching and evaluating how the transforming health care landscape will impact our team members and our company.
Brian Beutler / Salon:
The real problem with the American right: Aging, white radicals  —  But less understood is the true reason why  —  The Republican Party's total failure to make even cosmetic changes to its image and policy agenda last year has at this point become the kind of cliché-cum-running joke …
CNN:
Ex-husband: Wendy Davis would be a ‘very capable governor’  —  Dallas (CNN) - Wendy Davis' second ex-husband, Jeff Davis, says he doesn't want to talk any more about his ex-wife, adding he wasn't pleased with the explosive debate that originated from his recent comments about the Texas gubernatorial candidate.
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Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Rep.: Wife Should ‘Voluntarily Submit’ To Her Husband  —  Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM) believes that although a wife is supposed to “voluntarily submit” to her husband, she is not inferior to him, according to the Washington Post.  —  “The wife is to voluntarily submit …
Discussion: ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES
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Aaron Blake / Post Politics:
GOP congressman's book: ‘The wife is to voluntarily submit’ to her husband  —  A Republican member of Congress says in a recently released book that a wife is to “voluntarily submit” to her husband, but that it doesn't make her inferior to him.  —  Rep. Steve Pearce's (R-N.M.) memoir …
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Michael Tomasky / The Daily Beast:
There's No Getting Rid of David Vitter, America's Most Contemptible Senator  —  After surviving a prostitution scandal and a dead madam, the Republican wants to be the Bayou State's next governor.  —  I was once shooting the breeze with a Democratic senator I knew fairly well.
Discussion: NewsBusters, The Week and Yahoo! News
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Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
Christian leader open to run for Vitter's seat
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Sean Trende / Real Clear Politics:
Obama's Job Approval Points to 2014 Trouble for Democrats  —  With the advent of this election year, the time to turn from generalities/playing field pieces to tracking specific races is fast approaching.  But before picking up my series on competitive Senate races (I wrote on three …
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Megan McArdle / Bloomberg:
Resolved: Obamacare Is Now Beyond Rescue  —  Last Wednesday, Scott Gottlieb and I debated Jonathan Chait and Douglas Kamerow on this proposition: “Resolved: Obamacare Is Now Beyond Rescue.”  I was feeling a little trepid, for three reasons: First, I've never done any formal debate; second …
eagletonpollblog:
NEW POLLING ON CHRISTIE RATINGS  —  A PDF of Questions, Tables, and Full Text of this release is available here  —  WHILE MOST NJ REPUBLICANS STAND BY CHRISTIE, DEMOCRATS ABANDON HIM  —  Favorability and Job Ratings Drop to Pre-Sandy Levels  —  Note: Two-thirds of this poll was completed …
Discussion: Hot Air and Daily Kos
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Melissa Hayes / The Political State:
Poll: Christie favorability rating drops after George Washington Bridge controversy
Discussion: Truthdig
New York Post:
Turmoil as de Blasio botches early snow  —  Mayor de Blasio bungled the second winter storm of his administration when the snow hit a few hours earlier than expected Tuesday — causing a rash of car crashes and snarling traffic across the city.  —  The snow had stopped by Wednesday …
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Tom Cohen / CNN:
Iranian official on nuke deal: We did not agree to dismantle anything  —  (CNN) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted Wednesday that the Obama administration mischaracterizes concessions by his side in the six-month nuclear deal with Iran, telling CNN in an exclusive interview that …
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Obama: ‘Recommit’ to abortion rights  —  President Obama on Wednesday marked the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision with a statement calling on the nation to “recommit” to the principle “that every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and her health.”
Discussion: Hot Air, FishbowlDC and Weasel Zippers
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Scott gains 10 points on Crist  —  PPP's newest look at the Florida Governor's race finds that it has tightened considerably over the last three months.  What was a 12 point lead for Charlie Crist over incumbent Rick Scott in September at 50/38 is now just a 2 point advantage at 43/41.
Discussion: Firedoglake
David M. Herszenhorn / New York Times:
For the First Time, Ukraine Protests Lead to Deaths  —  KIEV, Ukraine — After two protesters were shot to death during clashes with the police on Wednesday, the first fatalities in Ukraine's two-month civil uprising, President Viktor F. Yanukovich met with opposition leaders as efforts to defuse the crisis took on new urgency.
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Dean Obeidallah / The Daily Beast:
The Loud Truth About Abortion Protesters  —  Justice Scalia calls the demonstrators “counselors” who are comforting women.  That's not what I found at one New Jersey clinic.  —  “Be a man-stop your woman from killing your baby!”  —  “Mommy, don't kill me!”  —  “You are going to be the father of a dead baby!”
Discussion: Yahoo! News
Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
'We're Dancing on Deck of the Titanic': Touré Kills Co-Hosts' Snow Buzz with ‘Heavy’ Climate Change Rant  —  On Wednesday, the hosts MSNBC's The Cycle were engaging in a lighthearted discussion about the joys of snowfall and how childhood memories come flooding back when the frozen precipitation begins to pour.
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
The ugly, sordid, damning details in the Bob McDonnell indictment  —  BELTWAY CONFIDENTIAL VIRGINIA CORRUPTION BOB MCDONNELL  —  If the prosecutors' case in United States v. Robert F. McDonnell and Maureen G. McDonnell is correct, the corrupt acts of the 71st governor of Virginia and his wife …
Nicole Perlroth / NYT Bits:
Chinese Internet Traffic Redirected to Small Wyoming Building  —  Updated: This post was updated to include the new location of the registered agent for Sophidea Inc., Wyoming Corporate Services, as well as additional reporting.  —  In one of the more bizarre twists in recent Internet memory …
American Prospect:
When Public Opinions Collide  —  The progressive challenge of adjusting to a new climate of public opinion on deficits, entitlements, and jobs. … A major problem that confronts progressives and Democrats in dealing with deficits, entitlements and jobs is the extraordinary degree …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Detroit Free Press:
Dave Agema skips GOP meetings in Washington amid rumors of resignation  —  WASHINGTON — Dave Agema, the Republican National Committee member under fire for comments and Facebook postings seen as intolerant, is bypassing this week's RNC meetings, saying his critics are using them as a pretext for a …
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Republicans Seek To Sabotage Obamacare With Higher Premiums  —  Conservative wonks and Republican lawmakers are coalescing around a new strategy to sabotage Obamacare by repealing a temporary piece of the law designed to hold down premiums in the event of major market disruptions.
Courtney Astolfi / Sandusky Register:
Trooper gives sex lesson  —  Sandusky County prosecutor Stierwalt: No crime in highway patrolman's sexual encounter with pre-teen  —  An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper with a history of domestic violence won't face charges related to alleged sexual encounters involving a boy, Sandusky County Sheriff's Deputy Sean O'Connell said.
Discussion: The Raw Story and ThinkProgress
Ben S. Carson / Washington Times:
A physician's view on the sanctity of life  —  The thought of abortion for convenience is repugnant  —  Several years ago, I was consulted by a young woman who was 33 weeks pregnant and was on her way to Kansas get an abortion.  I informed her of the multiple options available to her outside …
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and National Review
 
 
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Scott Wilson / Washington Post:
Bipartisan election commission releases list of suggested fixes
Lee Drutman / Sunlight Foundation Blog:
How revolving door lobbyists are taking over K Street
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Russell Berman / The Hill:
Third-ranking House Republican backs legal status for immigrants
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Justin McCarthy / Gallup:
In U.S., 65% Dissatisfied With How Gov't System Works
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