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10:30 AM ET, January 30, 2014

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Wall Street Journal:
Liberal vituperation makes our letter writer's point.  —  Five days on, the commentariat continues to drop anvils on Tom Perkins, who may have written the most-read letter to the editor in the history of The Wall Street Journal.  The irony is that the vituperation is making our friend's point …
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Ben White / Politico:
Why the rich are freaking out  —  NEW YORK — The co-founder of one the nation's oldest venture capital firms fears a possible genocide against the wealthy.  Residents of Manhattan's tony Upper East Side say the progressive mayor didn't plow their streets as a form of frosty revenge.
Quinnipiac News + Events:
Release Detail  —  January 30, 2014 - Crist Tops Florida's Scott On Almost Every Measure, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Voters See Crist Better On Top Priority - Economy  —  Watch Video: Assistant Director Tim Malloy discusses poll results  —  Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist …
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Tal Kopan / Politico:
Florida poll: Charlie Crist tops Rick Scott  —  Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is leading incumbent Gov. Rick Scott in his campaign to retake the governor's mansion as a Democrat.  —  Crist tops Scott 46 percent to 38 percent in a Quinnipiac poll released Thursday.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Anthony Weiner / NY Daily News:
Anthony Weiner's advice to Rep. Michael Grimm on how to get along with reporters  —  Help from a former embattled congressman to a current one.  —  Former Congressman Anthony Weiner is no stranger to strife between policians and the press — giving him unique insight into the brouhaha …
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Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Dustup could hurt Michael Grimm's reelection
Paige Lavender / The Huffington Post:
Michael Grimm Gets In Reporter's Face: ‘I Will Break You In Half’ (VIDEO)
Michael Barone / Washington Examiner:
Gallup Obama approval numbers suggest shifting Electoral College map  —  BELTWAY CONFIDENTIAL BARACK OBAMA POLLS CAMPAIGNS APPROVAL RATINGS ELECTORAL COLLEGE  —  Gallup has released President Obama's approval numbers for 2013 for the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Hot Air
Damian Paletta / Washington Wire:
GOP Has Choices - None Easy - on Debt Ceiling  —  House Republicans are meeting Thursday at a hotel in Cambridge, Md., to map out their legislative strategy for the year, but they face a near-term decision that could dictate everything else that follows - what to do with the debt ceiling.
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Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Democrats: Cede the House to save the Senate  —  With Democrats' grasp on the Senate increasingly tenuous — and the House all but beyond reach — some top party donors and strategists are moving to do something in the midterm election as painful as it is coldblooded: Admit the House can't be won and go all in to save the Senate.
Jonathan Weisman / New York Times:
Unpopularity of the House Could Turn Senate Races
Discussion: Liberaland
Laura Meckler / Washington Wire:
Former Speaker Hastert Calls for Immigration Overhaul  —  Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has a message for his former colleagues: Pass an immigration overhaul.  —  In an interview, he said there are two imperatives: secure the border and give legal status to the estimated 11.5 million people living in the U.S. illegally.
Discussion: Post Politics
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Laura Meckler / Washington Wire:
Rep. Ryan: GOP Looking at Legal Status, Chance for Citizenship
Discussion: Weekly Standard and Liberaland
Scott Johnson / Power Line:
77 cents not worth a plug nickel  —  The assertion that women are the victims of discrimination in the workplace was one of the featured themes of President Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday.  To support the assertion he hauled out the old canard that women earn 77 cents on the dollar compared to men.
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Hanna Rosin / Slate:
You know that “women make 77 cents to every man's dollar” …
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
No Smoking Guns Yet, But the Noose is Tightening Around Chris Christie  —  The New York Times is pretty clearly expending a lot of resources on the various Chris Christie scandals.  So far they haven't produced any smoking guns, but they're sure digging up some stuff that doesn't look good for Team Christie.
Discussion: ABC News, NewsBusters and Guardian
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Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic:
Rumors of Obamacare's Death (Spiral) Are Greatly Exaggerated  —  In the world of Obamacare hate, the law's failure is imminent and inevitable.  Only old and sick people are signing up, the thinking goes.  Eventually insurers will have to raise rates, causing what's known as an insurance …
Washington Post:
For 2016, Hillary Clinton has commanding lead over Democrats, GOP race wide open  —  Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a commanding 6 to 1 lead over other Democrats heading into the 2016 presidential campaign, while the Republican field is deeply divided with no clear front-runner, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Derrik J. Lang / Associated Press:
JOHANSSON STEPPING DOWN AS OXFAM AMBASSADOR  —  You are here  —  Home » SodaStream International Ltd. » Johansson stepping down as Oxfam ambassador  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support …
Doug Powers / Twitchy:
‘Self unaware overload’: Despicable MSNBC pounded by reality after saying ‘right wing will hate’ biracial family [pics]; Update: MSNBC deletes its tweet and apologizes (for the tweet, not the article)  —  MSNBC has been crazier than usual lately, and that's saying something, but check out this slimewad tweet about a new ad for Cheerios:
Nielsen:
33.3 MILLION TUNE IN TO WATCH PRES. OBAMA'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS  —  On Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 President Barack Obama delivered his second State of the Union address of his second term in office.  The address was carried live from 9:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. on 13 networks and tape-delayed on Univision.
CBS Miami:
Jeb Bush Still Undecided On 2016 Presidential Run  —  HIALEAH (CBSMiami) - Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been rumored to be a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016 and Wednesday he did nothing to end the speculation when asked about a possible run.
The Huffington Post:
Snowden Docs: U.S. Spied on Negotiators At 2009 Climate Summit  —  WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency monitored the communications of other governments ahead of and during the 2009 United Nations climate negotiations in Copenhagen, Denmark, according to the latest document from whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Wall Street Journal:
Senate Majority Leader Reid delivers body blow to Obama on trade  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid broke with the White House and said he opposed legislation aimed at smoothing the passage of free-trade agreements, imperiling two major deals being negotiated with Asian and European partners.
Joe Sterling / CNN:
Was Atlanta asleep at the wheel?  —  Atlanta (CNN) — We're world-class, Greater Atlanta boasts.  We're home to the world's busiest airport, to the Braves and Georgia Tech.  To CNN and the Weather Channel.  We're a mecca for conventioneers.  —  But today, that solid rep is going south, thanks to the “rush hour from hell.”
Discussion: Voxxi and Washington Monthly
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New Shell CEO Ben van Beurden sets agenda for sharper performance and rigorous capital discipline
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Damon Linker / The Week:
Is National Review doomed?
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John Fund / National Review:
Totalitarian Troubadour
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Dylan Matthews / Wonkblog:
Everyone likes the idea of equal opportunity. This economist thinks it's a fantasy.
Discussion: Spectator
Lee Davidson / Salt Lake Tribune:
Possible new tax form check-off: fight same-sex marriage
Zachary A. Goldfarb / Washington Post:
Republicans make overtures to middle class in effort to counter Obama, Democrats
Discussion: Politico
Lee Enterprises / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
11-year-old girl's cupcake business shut down by Madison County officials
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Hitting Mitch McConnell over health care in Kentucky
Fortune:
Fortune 50 CEO pay vs. our salaries
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Capitalism vs. Democracy
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