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Aaron Blake / Post Politics:
Huckabee: Dems think women can't control their libido  —  Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (R) said Thursday that Republicans need to take a more combative attitude toward winning the votes of women, by emphasizing that women aren't weaklings in need of help from the government.
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Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
NBC, CNN Reporters Pounce on Huckabee's ‘Libido’ Comments; Forced to Issue Corrections  —  Entertainer and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee appeared on Thursday to play right into the hands of the Democrats with a full frontal offensive in the “War on Women.”
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Huckabee: Gov't Shouldn't Help Women Who Can't Control Libidos  —  Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said that the government shouldn't help women who can't control their “libido or their reproductive system” by providing co-pay-free birth control and that Democrats are encouraging women to be “victims of their gender.”
The United States Department of Justice:
Former College President Indicted In Manhattan Federal Court For Campaign Finance Fraud  —  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  —  Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and George Venizelos, the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau …
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Colin Campbell / Politicker:
Dinesh D'Souza Indicted for Campaign Finance Fraud  —  Dinesh D'Souza.  (Wikimedia)  —  Dinesh D'Souza, a controversial political commentator, author and former president of King's College, was indicted today by a grand jury for alleged campaign finance fraud, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's office announced this evening.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and Mediaite
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Dinesh D'Souza indicted for violating U.S. election law  —  Dinesh D'Souza, a conservative commentator and best-selling author, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for arranging excessive campaign contributions to a candidate for the U.S. Senate.  —  According to an indictment made public …
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Dinesh D'Souza indicted for campaign finance fraud
Hunter Walker / Talking Points Memo:
Conservative Author Dinesh D'Souza Charged With Campaign Finance Fraud
Discussion: Balloon Juice
David Martosko / Daily Mail:
‘Vindictive ... p***k’ Chris Christie accused of THIRD political revenge act as Democrats say he shut down urban DMV office because they opposed him  — Elizabeth, NJ lost its Motor Vehicle Commission office at the end of 2010, leaving locals without a place for licenses and vehicle tags
Discussion: PoliticusUSA and Weasel Zippers
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William K. Rashbaum / New York Times:
Campaign To Re-elect Christie Subpoenaed  —  Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have issued grand jury subpoenas to Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign and to the state Republican Party as part of a preliminary inquiry into accusations that aides to Mr. Christie shut down access lanes …
Discussion: Liberaland and Hinterland Gazette
Darryl Isherwood / New Jersey Online:
U.S. Attorney subpoenas Christie campaign and GOP State Committee over bridge scandal
Discussion: Politico, Daily Kos and Post Politics
Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
Biggest Liberal ‘Super PAC’ to Fund Possible Clinton Bid  —  The largest liberal “super PAC” in the country has begun raising money to elect Hillary Rodham Clinton president, formally aligning itself with Mrs. Clinton's undeclared presidential ambitions more than two years away from the election.
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Arem Duplessis / The 6th Floor:
How Our Hillary Clinton Cover Came About
Dorsey Shaw / BuzzFeed:
19 Things That The New York Times Magazine “Planet Hillary” Cover Looks Like
Discussion: She The People and Gothamist
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic Online:
Rand Paul Is the 2016 Republican Frontrunner  —  Don't laugh.  He has built-in advantages in Iowa and New Hampshire, a party moving in his direction, and formidable fundraising potential.  —  If Chris Christie was ever the frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, he isn't anymore.
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Burgess Everett / Politico:
Rand Paul to give post-SOTU speech
Discussion: Mediaite
Ginger Gibson / Politico:
Cathy McMorris Rodgers to give GOP's State of the Union response
Discussion: CNN
Adam Withnall / The Independent:
Mystery of the Lyubov Orlova: Ghost ship full of cannibal rats ‘could be heading for Britain’  —  A ghost ship carrying nothing but disease-ridden rats could be about to make land on Britain's shore, experts have warned.  —  The Lyubov Orlova cruise liner has been drifting across …
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New York Times:
Leaning Right in Hollywood, Under a Lens  —  LOS ANGELES — In a famously left-leaning Hollywood, where Democratic fund-raisers fill the social calendar, Friends of Abe stands out as a conservative group that bucks the prevailing political winds.  —  A collection of perhaps 1,500 right-leaning players …
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Watchdog Report Says N.S.A. Program Is Illegal and Should End  —  WASHINGTON — An independent federal privacy watchdog has concluded that the National Security Agency's program to collect bulk phone call records has provided only “minimal” benefits in counterterrorism efforts, is illegal and should be shut down.
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Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Independent review board says NSA phone data program is illegal and should end
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Pope Cautions Catholics Against ‘Bombarding People With Religious Messages’  —  Pope Francis on Thursday said that Catholics should start a conversation about their beliefs in order to promote their message, not simply tout their perspective.  —  “Effective Christian witness …
Discussion: ncronline.org
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Nicole Winfield / Associated Press:
Pope: Internet Is a ‘Gift From God’ for Dialogue
Washington Free Beacon:
Zakaria: Iran Deal is a Train Wreck  —  In an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani forcefully asserted that Iran would not destroy its nuclear centrifuges “under any circumstances”.  —  Rouhani's comments come just days after the U.S. and Iran began to implement …
Discussion: Hot Air and Weekly Standard
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Kathy Frankovic / YouGov US Opinion Center News:
How to get Iran to negotiate? Americans think a stick works better
TIME:
Revenge-Porn King Hunter Moore Indicted on Federal Charges  —  Moore and an alleged accomplice Charles “Gary” Evens were indicted on 15 counts, including conspiracy, seven counts of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information and seven counts of aggravated identity theft
Daniel Bice / JSOnline:
Welder lauded by Scott Walker in speech is sex offender  —  By Daniel Bice of the Journal Sentinel  —  Emphasizing his role as a job creator, Gov. Scott Walker praised Christopher Barber's initiative during the governor's annual “state of the state” speech on Wednesday.
Tom Howell Jr / Washington Times:
Moody's downgrades health insurers, citing Obamacare  —  Warns of ‘unstable and evolving regulatory environment’  —  Moody's Investor Service has changed its outlook for the U.S. health care insurance sector from stable to negative, citing Obamacare's rollout and the uncertainty it brings.
Joseph Goldstein / New York Times:
As Seen in ‘Goodfellas’: Arrest Is Made in '78 Lufthansa Robbery  —  The crime gripped the public's imagination, for both its magnitude and its moxie: In the predawn hours of Dec. 11, 1978, a group of masked gunmen seized about $6 million in cash and jewels from a cargo building at Kennedy International Airport.
Jake Sherman / Politico:
Paul Ryan doesn't want to be House speaker  —  SAN ANTONIO — Rep. Paul Ryan said he does not want to be speaker of the House, a declaration that will have reverberations in Republican leadership circles in Washington.  —  During a wide-ranging luncheon in a hotel ballroom here Thursday …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Sean Trende / Real Clear Politics:
Why the 2014 Senate Races Matter So Much  —  Yesterday I laid out some scenarios for the 2014 Senate races.  At President Obama's current job approval rating, Democrats would likely suffer substantial losses in the upper chamber.  On the other hand, if the president were to improve his standing …
Human Rights Campaign Blog:
Utah Special Attorney General Cites “Religious Duty” in Decision to Take Anti-Marriage Equality Case  —  Gene Schaerr, a Washington, D.C. partner at the law firm Winston & Strawn, is citing his personal religious beliefs as the rationale behind his decision to quit his job and become …
 
 
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Trial, and Error  —  On Tuesday morning, January 21st …
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New York City Pantries Ran Out Of Food After Food Stamps Were Cut
Discussion: Daily Kos and Hullabaloo
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