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11:35 PM ET, April 6, 2014

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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Jeb Bush Talks Approach If He Runs for President  —  COLLEGE STATION, Tex. — With eyes increasingly on him, Jeb Bush signaled on Sunday the kind of campaign he would mount if he runs for president, one arguing against ideological purity tests while challenging party orthodoxy on issues like immigration and education.
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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.
Ed O'Keefe / Post Politics:
Jeb Bush: Many illegal immigrants come out of an ‘act of love’  —  Former Florida governor Jeb Bush said Sunday that many who illegally come to the United States do so out of an “act of love” for their families and should be treated differently than people who illegally cross U.S. borders or overstay visas.
Associated Press:
Jeb Bush sets decision deadline
Discussion: CNN
Isaac Chotiner / The New Republic:
Tell us what you really think, Mr. Mayor  —  There are things that people know, or think that they know, about Rahm Emanuel: He is voluble, tireless, notoriously profane.  And yet, when I met him last month, all the stories hadn't prepared me for his intensity in person.
Discussion: Hullabaloo
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.
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Jeff Mason / Reuters:   Obama to launch executive actions on equal pay for women
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
A View From the Inside  —  TPM Reader FL has a take from inside the tech industry which is sort of sitting right there in plain view but somehow has received not that much attention.  In short, an industry and community already engulfed in a pervasive discrimination crisis simply …
Discussion: Instapundit
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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Aaron Blake / Post Politics:
Hayden suggests Feinstein too ‘emotional’ about CIA interrogation techniques
Agence France-Presse:
29 rebels dead in Syria premature car bomb blast: NGO  —  DAMASCUS: At least 29 rebels died in a blast Sunday in the central Syrian city of Homs as they primed a car bomb for an attack, a monitoring group said.  —  In the capital, meanwhile, two people were killed when mortar fire struck the Damascus Opera House, state media reported.
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
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 …
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
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.
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Katie Glueck / Politico:   Pelosi says ACA employer mandate stays
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
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.
 
 
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