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8:35 PM ET, April 6, 2014

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Ed O'Keefe / Post Politics:
Jeb Bush to make decision on 2016 by the end of this year  —  Former Florida governor Jeb Bush said Sunday that he will base his decision on whether to run for president in 2016 on whether he thinks he can mount a campaign that would transcend the modern-day mechanics of such a run.
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Jeb Bush Outlines Campaign Strategy, Should He Choose to Run  —  COLLEGE STATION, Tex. — With eyes increasingly on him, Jeb Bush signaled on Sunday the kind of campaign he would mount if he ran for president: one arguing against ideological purity tests while challenging party orthodoxy on issues like immigration and education.
Associated Press:
Jeb Bush sets decision deadline
Discussion: CNN
Katie Glueck / Politico:
White House talked with Samsung about Ortiz selfie  —  The White House has had “conversations” with Samsung over Red Sox player David Ortiz's “selfie” picture with President Barack Obama, which was reportedly part of a promotional initiative for the company, White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer said Sunday.
Discussion: CNN
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Jeff Mason / Reuters:
Obama to launch executive actions on equal pay for women
Discussion: Liberaland
Annie-Rose Strasser / ThinkProgress:
Former CIA Director Calls Female Senator Too ‘Emotional’ On Torture Report  —  Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has chaired the Senate's Intelligence Committee for five years.  So when she suggested last month that investigators should make public a report on the U.S.'s interrogation techniques …
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Frank Bruni / New York Times:
The New Gay Orthodoxy  —  TO appreciate how rapidly the ground has shifted, go back just two short years, to April 2012.  President Obama didn't support marriage equality, not formally.  Neither did Hillary Clinton.  And few people were denouncing them as bigots whose positions rendered them too divisive …
Dana Davidsen / CNN:
Pelosi: Cheney is ‘proud’ of Bush-era CIA that misled public  —  (CNN) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said former Vice President Dick Cheney “set a tone and attitude for the CIA” that allowed for the controversial techniques used by the agency in the Bush-era detention and interrogation program.
Discussion: Liberaland, Guardian and Politico
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Katie Glueck / Politico:   Pelosi says ACA employer mandate stays
Tyler Cowen / New York Times:
Automation Alone Isn't Killing Jobs  —  Although the labor market report on Friday showed modest job growth, employment opportunities remain stubbornly low in the United States, giving new prominence to the old notion that automation throws people out of work.
Discussion: Marginal REVOLUTION and ParaPundit
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Glenn Hubbard / Wall Street Journal:   The Unemployment Puzzle: Where Have All the Workers Gone?
Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
For Dems, a problem with seniors  —  Democrats are facing a senior problem that could get even worse this year.  —  The party has traditionally had trouble with older voters, losing them by 16 points in 2010 — when Republicans picked up 63 seats — and 12 points in the 2012 presidential race.
Benjamin Goad / The Hill:
Mullen: More guns on bases not the answer  —  A former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff argued Sunday against calls to relax gun restrictions on the nation's military bases in the wake of last week's deadly shooting spree at Fort Hood.  —  During an appearance on NBC's “Meet the Press …
Discussion: Liberaland
Washington Post:
Samantha Power: learning to play the diplomat's game  —  In the winter of 2009, a stubborn, decade-old question preoccupied a grimly determined group within the Obama administration: Why hadn't the United States signed a treaty banning land mines?  —  The mines produce particularly gruesome …
Discussion: NewsBusters
Michael Gartland / New York Post:
Rangel didn't pay rent but state bailed him out  —  New York City's longest-serving congressman won't pay his rent.  —  State taxpayers were stiffed out of at least $87,000 when Rep. Charles Rangel stopped paying for the district office he rents in Harlem's Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Is Obamacare too big to fail?  —  Enrollment success ends debate on repeal but opens it on fixes.  —  President Barack Obama is accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden as he delivers a statement on the Affordable Care Act at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC.
Discussion: Daily Kos and Booman Tribune
 
 
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