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7:20 PM ET, March 11, 2014

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Washington Post:
Transcript: Sen. Dianne Feinstein says CIA searched Intelligence Committee computers  —  Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday morning accused the CIA of violating federal law, detailing how the agency secretly removed documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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Igor Bobic / Talking Points Memo:
Snowden On CIA: 'Suddenly It's A Scandal' When Congress Is Listened In On
Discussion: Associated Press and NBC News
Donna Cassata / Associated Press:
SENATOR: CIA IMPROPERLY SEARCHED COMPUTER NETWORK
Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
Feinstein: CIA searched Intelligence Committee computers
Discussion: CNN, The Switch and Post Politics
James Poniewozik / TIME:
REVIEW: The First Cringe-Humor President  —  President Obama goes beyond the late-night interview to prove, with Zach Galifianakis, that insult comedy isn't just for Congress anymore.  —  This is what gridlock gets you.  Unable to get major legislation through a divided Congress …
Discussion: The Verge, Taylor Marsh and Hot Air
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Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Obama's New Approach Takes a Humorous Turn  —  WASHINGTON — In “Between Two Ferns,” an off-color online parody of celebrity interview shows, the comedian Zach Galifianakis has spanked Justin Bieber with his belt, discussed Charlize Theron's thighs and asked Natalie Portman for her phone number.
Matthew Hoye / CNN:
No joke: Obama interviewed by Zach Galifianakis
Discussion: Politico and National Review
Vanity Fair:
The Game of Thrones TV-Show Creators Already Know What Happens at the End of the Book Series  —  Vanity Fair contributing editor Jim Windolf talks to George R. R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the ongoing book series on which the popular HBO show Game of Thrones is based …
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
Joe McGinniss, the journalist who harassed Sarah Palin, dead at 71.  —  Too bad to put in a life's work and have something creepy that you did be the #1 thing many or most people attach to your name when they see that you died.  —  “The Selling of the President” was a great exposé of the what it takes to run for President.
Discussion: The Dish
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Emma G. Fitzsimmons / New York Times:
Joe McGinniss, ‘Fatal Vision’ Author, Dies at 71
Discussion: NewsBusters and Mediaite
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
The Jolly-Sink showdown: What to watch  —  After almost $9 million in outside spending, a storm of attacks and counterattacks and endless speculation about its implications for the midterms, voters will cast their ballots in the Florida special congressional election on Tuesday.
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Adam C. Smith / Tampa Bay Times:
PPP poll: Alex Sink 48%, David Jolly45%, Lucas Overby 6%
Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
Drama-filled Florida race is 2014 bellwether
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Administration: 4.2 million people signed up for Obamacare plans through February  —  About 940,000 people selected Obamacare insurance plans in February, bringing to 4.2 million the total number of people opting for health coverage in the law's insurance exchanges since the enrollment opened in October.
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Associated Press:
Steady health care sign-ups may miss goal of 6M
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
Marisa Schultz / detroitnews.com:
Dexter cancer patient who called health care ‘unaffordable’ will save more than $1K  —  Washington— A Dexter cancer patient featured in a conservative group's TV ad campaign denouncing her new health care coverage as “unaffordable” will save more than $1,000 this year.
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Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Erratic House Republicans Have Officially Lost It On Obamacare  —  What do House Republicans want to do with Obamacare?  Depends on the day.  —  Last week, they passed a repeal of the law's individual mandate, pure political showmanship that appealed to the right-wing base that hasn't given up the dream of fully repealing the law.
Discussion: Salon and The BRAD BLOG
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Tami Luhby / CNNMoney.com:
Why casino workers hate Obamacare
Discussion: JustOneMinute and VodkaPundit
Josh Israel / ThinkProgress:
Senate Makes America's Pathetic Public Financing System Even More Pathetic  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) successfully attained unanimous consent on Tuesday to pass H.R. 2019, a House bill to end public funding for party conventions.  The bill would authorize the money …
Discussion: Eric Cantor … and Common Cause
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Associated Press:
Senate sends Obama childhood cancer research bill
Discussion: The Hill
New York Times:
Even Before Fort Lee Lane Closings, Port Authority Was a Christie Tool  —  For a state that lost hundreds of lives on Sept. 11, the gifts were emotionally resonant: pieces of steel from the ruins of the World Trade Center.  They were presented by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey …
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Raw Story
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NBC News:
Bridget Kelly goes to court to quash subpoenas
Discussion: Mediaite
Fox News:
Malaysia's military investigating reports that missing plane changed course, made it to country's west coast  —  Malaysia's military says it is investigating reports that a missing Boeing 777 jetliner headed to Beijing changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of miles away …
Robin Marty / Politico:
The Cookiecott  —  Pro-life groups say the Girl Scouts are selling something else along with their Thin Mints: abortion.  —  When a cheerful, green-sashed third grader steps on the porch of the house next door, or rings the bell of the neighbor across the street, she's probably prepping her sales pitch …
Discussion: Hit & Run and Liberaland
CNN:
CNN Poll: Support for Obamacare slightly edges up  —  Washington (CNN) - Support for the country's new health care law appears to be rebounding slightly, according to a new national poll.  —  A CNN/ORC International survey released Tuesday indicates that nearly all of the increased support comes …
Danny Vinik / The New Republic:
Republicans Keep Lying to Their Base, and It's Preventing Them From Governing  —  Republicans like to promise things they can't deliver, like huge tax cuts that pay for themselves or health reform plans that don't disrupt the existing system.  And that's made life difficult for Democrats trying …
Dina ElBoghdady / Washington Post:
With clock ticking on mortgage relief, homeowners wonder what's ahead  —  Five years after the federal government bailed out more than 1 million struggling homeowners, many who got the relief may end up losing their homes after all.  —  Already, nearly 30 percent of those who qualified for relief have defaulted again.
Discussion: National Review
 
 
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