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9:25 AM ET, February 10, 2014

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John Branch / New York Times:
N.F.L. Prospect Michael Sam Proudly Says What Teammates Knew: He's Gay  —  Coaches at the University of Missouri divided players into small groups at a preseason football practice last year for a team-building exercise.  One by one, players were asked to talk about themselves — where they grew up …
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Chris Connelly / ESPN:
Mizzou's Michael Sam says he's gay  —  Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from Missouri Tigers and the Associated Press' SEC Defensive Player of the Year, said that he is gay in an interview with ESPN's “Outside the Lines” on Sunday.  —  Sam stated publicly what his teammates …
Cyd Zeigler / Outsports:
THE EXCLUSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES STORY OF HOW NFL PROSPECT MICHAEL SAM CAME OUT  —  TWEET SHARE  SHARE 131 COMMENTS ⋆ REC 2  —  It was the afternoon of Jan. 20 that publicist Howard Bragman sent the text:  —  “The eagle has landed.”  —  I knew right away what he meant.
Sports Illustrated:
How will news that Michael Sam is gay affect his NFL draft stock?
Alana Goodman / Washington Free Beacon:
The Hillary Papers  —  On May 12, 1992, Stan Greenberg and Celinda Lake, top pollsters for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign, issued a confidential memo.  The memo's subject was “Research on Hillary Clinton.”  —  Voters admired the strength of the Arkansas first couple, the pollsters wrote.
James Hohmann / Politico:
GOP grows confident of Senate takeover  —  At an annual gathering of Republican bigwigs in Florida a year ago, a top GOP strategist was chided after he gave a presentation about how his party would win the Senate in 2014, including a handout that blared “MAJORITY” in red.
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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Chastened G.O.P. Tries to Foil Insurgents at Primary Level
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Jeremy Scahill / The Intercept:
The NSA's Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program  —  The National Security Agency is using complex analysis of electronic surveillance, rather than human intelligence, as the primary method to locate targets for lethal drone strikes - an unreliable tactic that results in the deaths of innocent or unidentified people.
Justin McCarthy / Gallup:
Economic Confidence Still Highest in D.C. in 2013  —  Confidence improved in most states; West Virginia still least confident  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although scores on Gallup's Economic Confidence Index improved in most U.S. states in 2013, the index remained negative in all 50.
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Reid again eyes Senate rulebook  —  Liberal groups are agitating for another round of filibuster reform after Senate Majority Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) controversial triggering of the nuclear option last year has done little to alleviate Senate gridlock.  —  A coalition of labor and liberal groups …
Washington Post:
Accenture, hired to help fix HealthCare.gov, has had a series of stumbles  —  Accenture, the contractor urgently tapped to help fix the federal health-insurance Web site, is a favorite of corporate America but has a record that includes troubled projects and allegations of ethical lapses …
Ruby Cramer / BuzzFeed:
Hillary Clinton's New Money Man  —  DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg used to be close with the Clintons — until he threw them over for Barack Obama in 2007.  Now he wants to send Hillary to the White House in 2016.  —  Robert Galbraith / Reuters
Deanna Fei / Slate:
That “distressed baby” who Tim Armstrong blamed for benefit cuts?  She's my daughter.  —  Late last week, Tim Armstrong, the chief executive officer of AOL, landed himself in a media firestorm when he held a town hall with employees to explain why he was paring their retirement benefits.
Jonathan Karl / ABC News:
Did Petraeus Just Endorse Hillary Clinton?  —  Among Republicans, there is no more popular general than David Petraeus, the commander credited for salvaging the Iraq war and the architect of the counter-insurgency strategy pursued by President Bush.  Petraeus has always shied away from politics …
Discussion: NY Daily News, Liberaland and Mediaite
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Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Book: Hillary rejected Bill's edits to speech
Discussion: Politico
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
Bill Keller, Former Editor of The Times, Is Leaving for News Nonprofit  —  Bill Keller, a columnist at The New York Times and its former executive editor, will leave the paper to become editor in chief of The Marshall Project, a nonprofit journalism start-up focused on the American criminal justice system.
Brendan Bordelon / The Daily Caller:
Laura Ingraham battles George Will as conservative civil war over immigration intensifies [VIDEO]  —  Conservative commentators Laura Ingraham and George Will can usually be counted on to agree on most issues, but on “Fox News Sunday,” the two sparred over immigration reform …
Discussion: Mediaite, The PJ Tatler and ParaPundit
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Mary Grace Lucas / CNN:
Did Schumer call Boehner's bluff on immigration?
Discussion: The Daily Beast and Politico
Laura Meckler / Washington Wire:   House Republicans Cool to Schumer Immigration Proposal
 
 
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