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2:25 PM ET, April 18, 2014

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Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
NYT Columnist Insists That Chelsea Clinton's Baby Is A 2016 Game Changer (VIDEO)  —  The gang on MSNBC's “Morning Joe” is usually game to analyze (if not set) the latest political narrative, but as Andrew Ross Sorkin proved on Friday, even that show has limits.
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John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Will Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy Become Another Right Wing Conspiracy?  UPDATED  —  It's a plot!  —  On Thursday, Chelsea Clinton made the happy announcement that she was with child: … That's wonderful news.  My niece's baby girl Millie just celebrated her first birthday and my sister …
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Major Clinton doc dump set for afternoon  —  Get ready for the biggest batch of Clinton files yet.  —  The Clinton Library in Little Rock, Ark. is set to release 7,500 pages Friday at 1 p.m., according to the National Archives — nearly as many as the 10,000 pages total that have been released in three previous installments.
Discussion: CNN
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Hillary Book to Be Called ‘Hard Choices’
Discussion: Hot Air and Althouse
Dan Merica / CNN:
Clinton memoir gets a title: ‘Hard Choices’
Discussion: ABC News and Politico
Edward Snowden / Guardian:
Vladimir Putin must be called to account on surveillance just like Obama  —  I questioned the Russian president live on TV to get his answer on the record, not to whitewash him  —  On Thursday, I questioned Russia's involvement in mass surveillance on live television.
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Matt Stout / Boston Herald:
U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch on Obamacare's election toll: It'll bury Dems  —  Dem sees Obamacare crisis  —  Video of U.S. Rep Stephen Lynch talks ObamaCare on Boston Herald Radio  —  By:  —  U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, the lone member of the Bay State delegation to vote against Obama­care four years ago …
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Washington Post:
The Affordable Care Act comes in with better-than-expected numbers
Discussion: Daily Kos
David Nather / Politico:
Obama spikes the football
Discussion: Vox, The Dish, Hit & Run and The Hill
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Sebelius Says She's Not Interested in Senate Run
Carol E. Lee / Wall Street Journal:
This Wily Gatecrasher at the White House Is a Red Fox  —  Elusive Fox Marked His Territory During Government Shutdown; Rose Garden Stroll  —  There's a red fox living on the grounds of the White House.  The elusive critter has called the presidential residence home since last fall, and no one's been able to catch him.
Discussion: ABC News, Mediaite and The Daily Caller
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Ryan Cooper / The Week:
Which states get screwed worst by the Electoral College?  —  The answer might surprise you  —  N  —  ew York state recently signed on to the National Popular Vote movement, an interstate compact designed to do an end run around the Electoral College, which as everybody knows …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Hot Air
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CNN:
First on CNN: Amy Kremer resigns from Tea Party Express  —  (CNN) - Amy Kremer, the Tea Party Express chairman who's played a major role in elections for the past five years, is resigning.  —  “This has been a really difficult decision for me, but the time has come for me to leave Tea Party Express,” Kremer said Friday.
Discussion: Politico and PoliticusUSA
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Pentagon Moves to Block Russian Spy Plane in American Skies  —  Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty.  But a new, ultra-sophisticated spy plane has U.S. military and intelligence bosses spooked.  —  The Joint Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. military …
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Dems' midterm strategy: Triage  —  House Democrats, battered by Koch brothers ads and facing a grim outlook for the midterms, are providing the clearest indication yet of how they plan to respond: By shoring up imperiled incumbents and only the most promising challengers …
Emily Swanson / The Huffington Post:
Americans Think People Are Poor Because Of Bad Breaks, Not Because They're Losers: Poll  —  WASHINGTON — Conservatives often say the poor and jobless got that way because of their own personal failings, but Americans tend to blame the plain old free market.
Adam Taylor / Washington Post:
What we know about the ‘grotesque’ leaflet handed out to Jews in Donetsk  —  A leaflet calling for Jews to register has reportedly been handed out in Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk.  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has commented on the letter, saying that it is “not just intolerable; it's grotesque, is beyond unacceptable.”
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New York Times:
Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an American Plane, but No One Seems to Know Why  —  President Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact.
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Midterms may hinge on whether Obamacare losers outvote the winners  —  BARACK OBAMA OBAMACARE HARRY REID 2014 ELECTIONS CAMPAIGNS  —  When it comes to the politics of Obamacare, there's really only one question that matters: How many Americans are benefiting from the new health care system, and how many are hurting?
Discussion: VodkaPundit
John Fund / National Review:
The United States of SWAT?  —  Regardless of how people feel about Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's standoff with the federal Bureau of Land Management over his cattle's grazing rights, a lot of Americans were surprised to see TV images of an armed-to-the-teeth paramilitary wing of the BLM deployed around Bundy's ranch.
Discussion: Clayton Cramer
Natalie DiBlasio / Associated Press:
Mount Everest avalanche kills 12 guides, 4 missing  —  (April 18) Video provided by AP Newslook  —  An avalanche has left 12 dead and four missing in the worst-ever recorded disaster on Mount Everest.  —  With peak season just days away on the deadly mountain, Sherpas and guides …
Jeffrey H. Anderson / Weekly Standard:
The Debate Will Be Over When the American People Say It's Over  —  Shortly after the Supreme Court's decision on Obamacare, the CBO projected that 9 million people would buy Obamacare-compliant insurance through newly established government-run exchanges.  Now, after an enrollment period …
Discussion: Power Line
 
 
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Floyd Norris / New York Times:
Merely Rich and Superrich: The Tax Gap Is Narrowing
Michael Medved / Wall Street Journal:
The ‘War on Women’ Failed in 2012
Discussion: Mediaite and Real Clear Politics
Kathleen Miller / Bloomberg:
IRS Among Agencies Using License Plate-Tracking Vendor
Discussion: RT and Fox News
Washington Post:
Mitt Romney returns to political stage as Republicans prepare for midterms
Discussion: Daily Kos
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Elizabeth Hand / Salon:
Saved by Obamacare  —  But under a new plan, I made a call that proved life-changing
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Mahablog
Sujata Jain / WIS-TV:
VA: Man will get warning instead of $525 citation for $.89 drink refill
Patrick Wintour / Guardian:
Ed Miliband signs up top Obama adviser David Axelrod for UK election
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Republican Whacks Harry Reid in New North Carolina Senate Ad
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