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11:55 AM ET, March 23, 2014

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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEightFeatures:
FiveThirtyEight Senate Forecast: GOP Is Slight Favorite in Race for Senate Control  —  When FiveThirtyEight last issued a U.S. Senate forecast — way back in July — we concluded the race for Senate control was a toss-up.  That was a little ahead of the conventional wisdom at the time …
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
The Washington Post Responds To Me, and I Reply to the Post  —  On Thursday, the Washington Post published an article by Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin titled “The biggest lease holder in Canada's oil sands isn't Exxon Mobil or Chevron.  It's the Koch brothers.”  The article's first paragraph included this claim:
New York Times:
N.S.A. Breached Chinese Servers Seen as Security Threat  —  WASHINGTON — American officials have long considered Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant, a security threat, blocking it from business deals in the United States for fear that the company would create “back doors” …
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Spiegel Online:
NSA Spied on Chinese Government and Networking Firm
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Study: Blacks with white friends are ‘less black’  —  WASHINGTON SECRETS VINCENT GRAY WASHINGTON RACE AND DIVERSITY  —  When Washington, D.C., councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry this week said that whites need to be “more open-minded” about African-American politicians, claiming …
Discussion: Hinterland Gazette and Vox Popoli
John Bingham / Telegraph:
Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs  —  Solicitors told how to draw up Sharia-style wills penalising widows and non-believers  —  Islamic law is to be effectively enshrined in the British legal system for the first time under guidelines for solicitors on drawing up “Sharia compliant” wills.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Daily Mail
The Hill:
Dems ramp up offense on ObamaCare  —  The White House and congressional Democrats are ramping up a coordinated effort to celebrate ObamaCare's fourth anniversary this weekend, looking to go “on offense” ahead of the final week of open enrollment.  —  The effort includes a social media campaign …
Seema Mehta / Los Angeles Times:
GOP candidate for governor is a registered sex offender  —  Glenn Champ says his criminal record, which includes voluntary manslaughter and other charges, could help him deal with politicians.  —  One of four gubernatorial candidates introduced to California Republicans recently …
Carol Morello / Washington Post:
NATO general warns of further Russian aggression  —  BELBEK, Crimea — NATO's top military commander warned Sunday that Russia could seek to expand its territorial conquest to new areas, just a day after Russian forces seized some of the final Ukrainian military installations in the contested Crimean peninsula.
Discussion: Liberaland and The Agonist
Philip Rucker / Post Politics:
Sheldon Adelson plans VIP dinner for Jeb Bush at GOP gathering in Vegas  —  Former Florida governor Jeb Bush will get top billing when he and other potential 2016 presidential candidates join billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson for an exclusive Republican gathering next week in Las Vegas.
Discussion: Liberaland
Kevin Liptak / CNN:
Biden links Russia's anti-gay laws to incursion into Ukraine  —  (CNN) - Russia's “gay propaganda” law that makes it illegal to tell children about gay rights is linked to the nation's takeover of Ukraine's Crimea, Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday night.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Associated Press:
France may have found part of jet  —  PERTH, Australia — France on Sunday provided Malaysia with satellite images of objects that could be from a passenger jet that has been missing for more than two weeks, the latest word of such images that officials are hoping will help solve one of the world's great aviation mysteries.
Discussion: CNN
Ari Soffer / Arutz Sheva:
French Jew Brutally Assaulted in Paris  —  A Jewish teacher was savagely beaten by a group of Arab men in a brutal anti-Semitic attack in Paris, according to the Bureau for National Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism (BNVCA).  —  The attackers - who shouted “death to the Jews” and “filthy Jew” …
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Westboro Baptist Church Protest Met With ‘Sorry For Your Loss’ Sign  —  Westboro Baptist Church members were met with a notable counter-protest at their first protest since the group's founder died: a sign that read “sorry for your loss.”  —  Counter-protesters held up the sign …
Discussion: Mediaite
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David Morgan / Reuters:
U.S. to allow some people to enroll in Obamacare after deadline
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Lucy McCalmont / Politico:
Bill Maher targets Michael Grimm, Blake Farenthold
Discussion: The Huffington Post
John Frank / Raleigh News & Observer:
Thom Tillis says where he went to college shouldn't matter
Robert D. Hershey Jr / New York Times:
Murray L. Weidenbaum, Reagan Economist, Dies at 87
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