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3:55 PM ET, April 20, 2014


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Selwyn Raab / Associated Press:
Hurricane Carter, Fearsome Boxer Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Dies at 76  —  Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, a star prizefighter whose career was cut short by a murder conviction in New Jersey and who became an international cause célèbre while imprisoned for 19 years before the charges …
ABC News:
Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76  —  Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.  —  John Artis, a longtime friend and caregiver, said Carter died in his sleep Sunday.
Discussion: Liberaland and Hinterland Gazette
Caleb Howe / The Right Scoop:
This Clip Of Chris Hayes Vs. Bundy Supporter Assemblywoman Michele Fiore Is Awesome  —  Last night, Chris Hayes face off against Assemblywoman Michele Fiore over the ongoing saga of the Bundy Ranch.  Fiore reminds us why we love TV.  —  Fiore for the win!
Jazz Shaw / Hot Air:
MSNBC host debates Michele Fiore on Bundy ranch.  Does not fare well.  —  This story comes to us courtesy of The Right Scoop.  (Which makes sense since I don't watch any of the cable news evening lineup and haven't seen Chris Hayes on the small screen in ages.)
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
Marx Rises Again  —  IN the season of resurrection, it's fitting that he's with us once again — bearded, prophetic, moralistic, promising to exalt the humble and cast down the mighty from their thrones.  —  Yes, that's right: Karl Marx is back from the dead.
Bfearnowcbs / CBS DC:
Scalia To Student: If Taxes Go Too High ‘Perhaps You Should Revolt’  —  Knoxville, Tenn. (CBS DC) - Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people “should revolt.”  —  Speaking at the University of Tennessee College …
Ashley Fantz / CNN:
A new way for the KKK?  —  Roots of the Ku Klux Klan  —  (CNN) — Pointy hats, white robes, crosses burning, bodies hanging from trees.  —  The images of the Ku Klux Klan are reminders of the nation's ugliest moments from the Civil War through the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Democrats seek to reshape midterm electorate along lines of a presidential year  —  Democrats have a problem and everyone knows it.  President Obama calls it a “congenital disease.”  If they can't control it, Obama could spend the final years of his presidency battling not only a Republican House but also a Republican Senate.
Discussion: Power Line
‘Easter truce’ broken: Five deaths reported in overnight checkpoint raid in E. Ukraine  —  Five people have been killed in a gunfight in Slavyansk, a city in eastern Ukraine held by anti-government protesters.  The fatalities include three protesters and two attackers, who are believed to be from the Right Sector paramilitary.
New York Times' David Brooks Says Obama Has ‘A Manhood Problem In The Middle East’  —  New York Times columnist David Brooks on Sunday claimed that President Obama's foreign policy isn't “tough” and that he has a “manhood problem” in the Middle East.  —  Pivoting off Sen. Bob Corker's …
Discussion: Mediaite and The Huffington Post
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
DNC chair: Obama isn't factoring politics into Keystone  —  Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz doesn't believe President Barack Obama's decision on the Keystone XL pipeline will be swayed by politics.  —  “As a member of Congress who represents hundreds …
Discussion: Mediaite
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
A Washington First: The Amazing Life of Barney Frank  —  Not for nothing did Barney Frank inspire a biography called The Story of America's Only Left-Handed, Gay, Jewish Congressman.  A singular politician, he talks about political power-play, a hardly-quiet retirement—and defending Alec Baldwin from accusations of homophobia.
Discussion: Liberaland and Yahoo! News
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Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core
Thomas Tracy / NY Daily News:
White House refusing to answer Justin Bieber deportation petition
Discussion: National Review
Linda Chavez / New York Post:
Sex, booze and quotas: The troubles at Dartmouth
Discussion: Instapundit
Alyssa Rosenberg / Washington Post:
Why we root for Chelsea Clinton
Matt Wilstein / Mediaite:
Dem Senator Nearly Hit by Train During Press Conference About Commuter Safety
Discussion: The Right Scoop, Gawker and The Week
Corey Kilgannon / New York Times:
In Queens, Chickens Clash With the Rules
Discussion: Gothamist and Althouse
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