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9:00 PM ET, February 22, 2014

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New York Times:
Ukraine's Leader Flees the Capital; Elections Are Called  —  KIEV, Ukraine — Abandoned by his own guards and reviled across the Ukrainian capital but still determined to recover his shredded authority, President Viktor F. Yanukovych fled Kiev on Saturday to denounce what he called a violent coup …
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Mark Mardell / BBC:
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Timothy Snyder / New York Review of Books:
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Associated Press:
Governors: Legalized Pot Buzz Just Smoke  —  All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke.  —  Nearly three months after Colorado began selling recreational marijuana, the nation's governors are taking a cautious approach to loosening …
Discussion: Politico
Joe Sutton / CNN:
American student studying abroad found dead in Rome railroad tunnel  —  (CNN) — A U.S. student who went missing while studying abroad in Italy was found dead inside a railroad tunnel in central Rome, police there said Saturday.  —  Investigators are looking into the death of John Durkin …
Robert Costa / Post Politics:
Romney to fundraise with Christie in Boston  —  Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will fundraise alongside New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Thursday in Boston.  —  The joint appearance is a signal by Romney to the Republican establishment that he remains an ally …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Politico
CNN:
Sinaloa cartel chief ‘Chapo’ Guzman arrested  —  (CNN) — Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the boss of one of Mexico's most powerful drug trafficking operations, was arrested in Mexico, a U.S. official told CNN Saturday.  —  The official said Guzman, accompanied by a female …
ESPN:
NFL to penalize use of racial slur  —  The head of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which monitors diversity in the NFL, expects the league to institute a rule where players would be penalized 15 yards for using the N-word on the field.  —  John Wooten, the head of the Fritz Pollard Alliance …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
David Dayen / The New Republic:
When Millenials Can't Move Out of Their Parents' Basements the Entire Economy Suffers  —  This week, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York offered continuing evidence of the student debt crisis.  Outstanding student debt again topped $1 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2013 …
BillMoyers.com:
Exclusive Essay: Anatomy of the Deep State  —  Rome lived upon its principal till ruin stared it in the face.  Industry is the only true source of wealth, and there was no industry in Rome.  By day the Ostia road was crowded with carts and muleteers, carrying to the great city the silks …
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Daily Kos
Jeffrey Toobin / News Desk:
Clarence Thomas's Disgraceful Silence  —  As of this Saturday, February 22nd, eight years will have passed since the last time Clarence Thomas asked a question at a Supreme Court oral argument.  His behavior on the bench has gone from curious to bizarre to downright embarrassing, for himself and for the institution he represents.
Manny Fernandez / New York Times:
Ted Nugent Apologizes for Obama Insult  —  HOUSTON — The rock guitarist Ted Nugent, responding to cascading criticism that had become an embarrassment for his conservative Republican allies, apologized Friday for calling President Obama a “subhuman mongrel.”
Tim Devaney / The Hill:
GOP wages war with ‘imperial presidency’  —  House Republicans will push the Obama administration to roll back regulations over the next few weeks as they combat an “imperial presidency.”  —  In an email to House Republicans, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) accused President Obama of …
Discussion: Fox News
Alan Blinder / New York Times:
Ole Miss Students May Face Charges in Racist Episode  —  OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi said Friday that students could face criminal charges for placing a noose on a statue honoring the college's first black student, and a fraternity announced that it had expelled three men because of the incident.
 
 
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James W. Ceaser / Weekly Standard:
The Great Disappointment of 2013  —  What happens when a political messiah fails?
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