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3:35 PM ET, March 26, 2014

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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: March 2014  —  Liz Hamel, Jamie Firth and Mollyann Brodie … Most uninsured unaware of March 31 deadline, half plan to remain uninsured  —  In the final days of open enrollment for new health insurance options under the ACA, substantial shares …
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Russell Berman / The Hill:
‘What the hell is this, a joke?’  —  Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday blasted the Obama administration's decision to extend enrollment in the healthcare law's insurance exchange for some people.  —  “What the hell is this, a joke?”  Boehner said at his weekly press conference.
Amy Goldstein / Washington Post:
Obama administration will allow more time to enroll in health care on federal marketplace  —  The Obama administration has decided to give extra time to Americans who say that they are unable to enroll in health-care plans through the federal insurance marketplace by the March 31 deadline.
Burgess Everett / Politico:
5 GOP senators flout John Boehner on jobless aid  —  Sen. Dean Heller wants to restore expired unemployment benefits so much that he voted against a Ukraine aid bill on Monday, protesting the prioritization of international affairs over domestic ones.  —  Suffice it to say, then …
Deirdre Walsh / CNN:
Boehner rips latest Obamacare extension: ‘What the hell is this, a joke?’
Discussion: Politico
Timothy P. Carney / Washington Examiner:
Peace in the culture wars —  if the Left wants it  —  GAY MARRIAGE OBAMACARE RELIGION CONTRACEPTION HOBBY LOBBY SANDRA FLUKE  —  Sometimes it's hard to believe the other side is being honest.  —  Democratic politicians and liberal writers accuse Christian employers of “tell[ing] …
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Sally Kohn / The Daily Beast:
What's Religious About Corporate America Cheating Workers?
Discussion: Liberaland
Robert M. Gates / Wall Street Journal:
Putin's Challenge to the West  —  Russia has thrown down a gauntlet that is not limited to Crimea or even Ukraine.  —  Russian President Vladimir Putin has a long-festering grudge: He deeply resents the West for winning the Cold War.  He blames the United States in particular for the collapse …
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Politico:
Obama on Ukraine faceoff: ‘Not another Cold War’
Discussion: Associated Press
Scott Johnson / Power Line:
Deep thoughts by Barack Obama
CBS News:
Americans disapprove of Obama's handling of Ukraine crisis  —  Shares -  —  President Obama: Ukraine and Foreign Policy  —  While a majority of Americans (56 percent) support U.S. sanctions against Russia, they are less pleased with President Obama's handling of the situation between Russia and Ukraine overall.
Mercury News:
State Sen. Leland Yee indicted for public corruption in major FBI operation  —  SAN FRANCISCO — State Sen. Leland Yee has been indicted for public corruption as part of a major FBI operation spanning the Bay Area, law-enforcement sources said, casting yet another cloud of corruption …
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Shawn Brouwer / KQCA-TV:
Sen. Leland Yee arrested on bribery, corruption charges
Washington Post:
Secret Service agents on Obama detail sent home from Netherlands after night of drinking  —  Three Secret Service agents responsible for protecting President Obama in Amsterdam this week were sent home and put on administrative leave Sunday after going out for a night of drinking, according to three people familiar with the incident.
Dylan Byers / Politico:
MSNBC is in serious trouble  —  This is the story of MSNBC in a nutshell: It rose to prominence on its criticism of George W. Bush, peaked during Barack Obama's historic 2008 campaign, and, by criticizing Republicans and championing liberal causes, sustained its viewership in the years that followed.
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Carla Marinucci / blog.sfgate.com:
Venture capitalist Tim Draper “close” to collecting signatures needed for Six Californias measure  —  Venture capitalist Tim Draper says he is getting “close” to collecting the necessary 800,000 signatures needed to get his “Six Californias” measure before state voters in 2014 …
John Dickerson / Slate:
The Iowa Democrat who belittled Iowa farmers while praising lawyers.  —  Those looking for greater efficiency in Washington should look to Rep. Bruce Braley.  In the space of just a few seconds, the four-term Iowa Democrat delivered a campaign gaffe of such power that the Environmental Protection Agency may seek to regulate it.
Benjy Sarlin / msnbc.com:
GOP threatens to push self-destruct button in Georgia Senate race  —  MACON, Ga. - 2014 is a Republican year.  The party has the map, the candidates, and the money to finally retake the Senate after blowing the last two tries by nominating weak ultra-conservative candidates in critical races.
Brian Tashman / Right Wing Watch:
Pat Robertson Recalls The Days When Gays Were Stoned To Death, Blames Satan For Gay Rights  —  Today on the 700 Club, Pat Robertson said that Satan is behind homosexuality and that Jesus wouldn't have served gay couples since they would have been stoned to death.
Lindsay Abrams / Salon:
10,853 out of 10,855 scientists agree: Global warming is happening, and humans are to blame  —  Virtually all of the scientific papers published in 2013 accept climate change  —  As geochemist James Lawrence Powell continues to prove, the only people still debating whether or not climate change is …
BBC:
North Korea: Men required to get Kim Jong-un haircuts  —  By News from Elsewhere...  ...as found by BBC Monitoring  —  Men in North Korea are now required to get the same haircut as their leader Kim Jong-un, it is reported.  —  The state-sanctioned guidelines were introduced …
Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Pentagon spent millions on Benghazi probes  —  The Pentagon said Tuesday that its work to comply with the six congressional investigations into the September 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, has cost the military millions of dollars and thousands of man hours.
Lauren French / Politico:
Republicans hammer new IRS chief over tea party melee  —  A chief Republican inquisitor of the IRS tea party controversy hammered the new agency commissioner on Wednesday, accusing him of being more concerned with managing political fallout than cooperating with congressional probes.
Discussion: CNN and Associated Press
Washington Free Beacon:
Harry Reid: People Aren't Educated on How to Use the Internet  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said the fault of struggling to sign up on the Obamacare exchanges didn't lie with the faulty website, but with the people who weren't “educated on how to use the Internet.”
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Anti-hate group blamed for inspiring Family Research Council gun attack dumped by FBI  —  CRIME WASHINGTON SECRETS GAY MARRIAGE FBI ERIC HOLDER JUSTICE DEPARTMENT GAY RIGHTS FAMILY ISSUES MARRIAGE  —  The Southern Poverty Law Center, which has labeled several Washington …
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
U.S. Seniors Have Realigned With the Republican Party  —  Seniors move from a reliably Democratic to a reliably Republican group  —  PRINCETON, NJ — U.S seniors — those aged 65 and older — have moved from a reliably Democratic group to a reliably Republican one over the past two decades.
 
 
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Legislature approves National Popular Vote
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Outrage as brother of one of Lee Rigby's killers condemns judge for handing down full-life sentence …
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