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12:20 PM ET, April 8, 2014

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Wall Street Journal:
The ‘77 Cents on the Dollar’ Myth About Women's Pay  —  Once education, marital status and occupations are considered, the ‘gender wage gap’ all but disappears.  —  April 8 is “Equal Pay Day,” an annual event to raise awareness regarding the so-called gender wage gap.
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Justin Sink / The Hill:
WH says its gender pay gap ‘better than the national average’  —  The White House on Monday looked to deflect criticism over its own pay policies ahead of an event Tuesday on lessening wage discrimination.  —  White House press secretary Jay Carney was peppered by questions from reporters …
Discussion: Hinterland Gazette and Hot Air
New York Times:
As Obama Spotlights Gender Gap in Wages, His Own Payroll Draws Scrutiny
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Hit & Run
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Liz Cheney Hits Back At Pelosi: 'Her Spine Doesn't Seem To Reach Her Brain' (VIDEO)  —  Liz Cheney has been fiercely defending her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney (R), over reports on the Senate's investigation into CIA torture under the Bush-Cheney administration.
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The / Los Angeles Times:
Time to expose the CIA's ‘dark side’
Discussion: Washington Post and Daily Kos
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
House GOP Leader Yanks Column From ‘Inappropriate’ Breitbart Site
Hannah Levintova / Mother Jones:
OkCupid's CEO Donated to an Anti-Gay Campaign Once, Too  —  OkCupid co-founder Sam Yagan Anthony Behar/Sipa USA/AP Images  —  Last week, the online dating site OkCupid switched up its homepage for Mozilla Firefox users.  Upon opening the site, a message appeared encouraging members to curb …
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
How The White House Just Undercut One Of The GOP's Top 2014 Attacks  —  In a move with big election-year implications, the Obama administration announced Monday that it would reverse a proposed cut to private Medicare Advantage plans.  The decision undercuts one of the GOP's favorite lines …
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Fox News Host Calls UConn Basketball Team ‘NAACP National Champs’ (VIDEO)  —  A Fox News host accidentally referred to the UConn Huskies as “NAACP national champs” after the school clinched the 2014 NCAA men's basketball title.  —  “Fox & Friends First” host Heather Childers …
Discussion: Awful Announcing
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David Edwards / The Raw Story:
Freudian slip? Fox host calls UConn basketball team ‘NAACP champs’ instead of ‘NCAA’
Discussion: Mediaite
Mark Ward / BBC:
Windows XP users face end to Microsoft support  —  As the hours tick away Microsoft has been encouraging people to ditch Windows XP  —  Support for the venerable Windows XP operating system ends this Tuesday.  —  It means that there will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
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Oana Maria / Load the Game:
Support for Windows XP ends today  —  Support for Windows XP operating system ends today, this means that there will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft.  Security firms said anyone else using the 13-year-old software would be at increased risk …
The News Star:
News-Star exclusive: McAllister says he's ‘ashamed,’ asking for forgiveness  —  Video shows representative kissing woman who isn't his wife  —  'I promise to do everything I can to earn back the trust of everyone I've disappointed,' U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister said Monday after a video showing …
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Politico:
Report: Pol, staffer caught kissing
Tal Kopan / Politico:
Charles Krauthammer hits Jeb Bush comments  —  Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer says comments from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush about immigration being an act of love were “bizarre,” predicting that when the Republican enters the presidential race, those words will come back to haunt him.
Discussion: The Week
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Jason Stein / JSOnline:
Gov. Scott Walker wants to finish college degree  —  By Jason Stein of the Journal Sentinel  —  Madison — More than two decades after leaving Marquette University without finishing up his degree, Gov. Scott Walker wants to earn his diploma.  —  A spokeswoman said the governor wants …
Discussion: Post Politics and OnPolitics
Salon:
Tea Party's great dunce-off: How Ted Cruz is quietly kicking Rand Paul's butt  —  A little-noticed speech tells all you need to know about the right fringe — and why Cruz gets it more than Paul  —  There's been a lot of chatter recently about certain GOP presidential hopefuls' religious pilgrimage …
Jon Lovett / The Atlantic Online:
The Culture of Shut Up  —  There once was a remote village deep in the rainforest that had no contact with the outside world.  And in this small village there were only three village elders who had the ability to speak.  So they were in charge.  And they'd have arguments.
Discussion: Hot Air
Mark Leibovich / New York Times:
How Not to Seem Rich While Running for Office  —  Like many seekers of higher office, Ann Callis doesn't know financial hardship.  But that's O.K. Her elders did.  —  When Callis started running for a House seat from Illinois, she was happy to recite the story of her father, Lance.
Jake Sherman / Politico:
Obamacare and GOP House collide  —  AURORA, Colo. — Mike Coffman is one of the most endangered incumbents in the nation, and he is approaching his challenge with the military precision that was drilled into him in the Marine Corps and the Army.  —  As he did when he fought in Iraq …
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Michael Hayden under fire for Dianne Feinstein comment  —  Senate Democrats ripped former CIA Director Michael Hayden on Monday for describing Sen. Dianne Feinstein as “emotional,” calling Hayden's remarks both a “baseless smear” and condescending.  —  Hayden on Sunday said that the Senate …
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Rev. Al Sharpton worked as FBI informant, taping conversations with mob pals to help bring …
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California Senate erases websites of 3 lawmakers, including Leland Yee
Washington Post:
Maryland Gov. O'Malley will sign marijuana decriminalization bill, he says
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Foster Friess's Obamacare-Hitler parody
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The Economic Times:
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