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David Corn / Mother Jones:
WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better on the Budget Than Ronald Reagan  —  The Kentucky senator has been hailing Reagan lately.  But a few years ago, Paul routinely knocked the Republican icon as a fiscal failure.  —  As Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) ponders a presidential bid …
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Rand Paul on abortion: “We're not changing any of the laws until the country is persuaded otherwise”  —  Via MFP, an eyebrow-raiser from yesterday's chat with David Axelrod(!) at the University of Chicago.  David Corn and Mother Jones are out with another gotcha piece on Paul this morning citing his …
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Rand Paul: GOP might be over-selling voter fraud  —  Here's another interesting comment from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) during his sitdown with former senior Obama adviser David Axelrod on Tuesday: Paul said that the Republican Party might be over-selling incidences of voter fraud.
James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
An Orwellian dissent from a muddled ruling.  —  You might have heard that the Supreme Court ruled 6-2 today that states have the right to ban racial preferences, euphemistically known as “affirmative action,” in public-university admission, but that's not quite right.
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New York Times:
Poll Shows Tight Senate Races in Four Southern States  —  Four Senate races in the South that will most likely determine control of Congress appear very close, with Republicans benefiting from more partisan intensity but a Democratic incumbent, once seen as highly vulnerable, holding a surprising edge …
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Nate Cohn / New York Times:
Why Criticism of Poll Is Misguided  —  The new New York Times Upshot/Kaiser Family Foundation surveys offer some pretty good results for Democrats — with caveats — so it's no surprise that polling aficionados are scouring the details for an explanation.  They think they've found the problem …
Discussion: The Week and Daily Kos
William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya  —  A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a haven for terrorists and al Qaeda.  —  A key jihadist leader and longtime member of al Qaeda has taken control of a secretive training facility set …
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Manu Raju / Politico:
How Lindsey Graham outmaneuvered the tea party  —  Part of an occasional series on the hottest races of the 2014 midterm election.  —  SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Sen. Lindsey Graham recognized the threat years before it had a chance to form — and knew immediately what he had to do.
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg:
Pornography Victims Get Partial Compensation, Court Says  —  People convicted of possessing child pornography must pay victims a share of the economic losses they endured, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision that tossed out a $3.4 million award and drew dissents from both directions.
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David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court sets aside $3.4-million verdict for child-porn victim
Discussion: The Verge and SCOTUSblog
jama.jamanetwork.com:
Attitudes About Mandated Coverage of Birth Control Medication and Other Health Benefits in a US National Sample  —  FREE ONLINE FIRST  —  Michelle H. Moniz, MD1; Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP2; Tammy Chang, MD, MPH, MS3  —  JAMA.  —  Tables  —  References
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Benjamin Weiser / New York Times:
D'Souza Case Is Political, Lawyer Says  —  When the conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza was charged in January with illegally using straw donors to contribute to a 2012 New York Republican Senate campaign, his lawyer denied that he had acted with any corrupt or criminal intent.
Robert M. Solow / The New Republic:
Thomas Piketty Is Right  —  Everything you need to know about ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’  —  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer (Belknap Press)  —  Income inequality in the United States and elsewhere has been worsening since the 1970s.
Edwin Park / cbpp.org:
CBO Finds Health Reform's Medicaid Expansion Is an Even Better Deal for States  —  Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates released last week show that health reform's Medicaid expansion, which many opponents wrongly claim will cripple state budgets, is an even better deal for states than previously thought.
Alexander Burns / Politico:
Bob Dole goes home  —  HIAWATHA, Kan. — When Bob Dole ran for president in 1996 at the age of 73, Democrats derided him as a relic and a man out of place in the electronic age.  Late-night comics mocked him, he tumbled off a stage and President Bill Clinton charged in his convention speech …
Discussion: The Week
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Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Bob Dole is back in Kansas, running for nothing, but running hard
Discussion: CNN and Bloomberg View
Associated Press:
Call of Duty loser calls in SWAT team hoax on kid who beat him  —  Long Island police dispatched helicopters, emergency vehicles and an army of cops to a home where someone called in a bloody rampage on Tuesday.  —  They arrived with guns drawn and ready for war — only to find out the call …
Reid Wilson / Washington Post:
Missouri legislature will begin impeachment proceedings against governor  —  A Missouri state House committee will hold hearings Wednesday into three proposed articles of impeachment against Gov. Jay Nixon (D), whom some Republicans say has committed offenses worthy of being removed from office.
Jason Horowitz / New York Times:
Amid Politics, Obama Drifted Away From Kin  —  BOSTON — After Zeituni Onyango, the woman President Obama once called Auntie, died in a South Boston nursing home this month, her closest relatives gathered her belongings at her nearby apartment.  There, framed photographs of her with the president covered the wall.
Gabe Gutierrez / NBC News:
Up in Arms: Georgia Governor To Sign Controversial Gun Bill Wednesday  —  Opponents, like Stephanie Stone of Atlanta, argue the law misinterprets the Second Amendment and will promote a culture of guns.  —  “I think this bill is reckless,” she said.  “I think it's dangerous and irresponsible.”
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Hannity Unloads on ‘Hack’ Jon Stewart: 'He's Kind of Obsessed' with Me  —  Sean Hannity went after Jon Stewart Tuesday night for mocking him over his support of Cliven Bundy and hypocrisy therewith.  Hannity mused that Stewart is “kind of obsessed” with him, and called the late night comic the …
 
 
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George Johnson / New York Times:
An Apple a Day, and Other Myths  —  SAN DIEGO — A trip to almost …
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ThinkProgress:
New Records: IRS Targeted Progressive Groups More Extensively Than Tea Party
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Jeb Bush: I'm ‘thinking about’ 2016 run
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Latta council votes to block Mayor from hiring police chief replacement
Michael Bresciani / Christian News …:
Revival in America? - Not an Option it is a Necessity
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Meet The Militia Rushing To Cliven Bundy's Defense
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Gail Sullivan / Washington Post:
IRS gave bonuses to employees who owed back taxes. And that's not all.
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Rebecca Klein / The Huffington Post:
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Toss out abusive college administrators: Column
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The Revolt of the Cities  —  During the past 20 years …
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