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11:05 AM ET, May 7, 2014

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Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
Gowdy: Benghazi probe could run into '16  —  Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said the special committee he'll lead on Benghazi could continue into the 2016 campaign, when Hillary Clinton might be running for the White House.  —  Asked about that posibility Wednesday on MSNBC's “Morning Joe,” …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and Politico
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Burgess Everett / Politico:
Harry Reid: No Senate Benghazi panel
Discussion: CNN
CNN:
Clay Aiken has slim edge in North Carolina primary  —  (CNN) - Clay Aiken, the American-Idol star-turned congressional hopeful, holds a razor-thin margin over opponent Keith Crisco in North Carolina's Democratic primary for a U.S. House seat, but CNN and other news organizations have not yet projected a winner.
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
47 percenter-ism is back!  —  Control of the Senate, the prognosticators tell us, could come down to North Carolina.  If GOP establishment favorite Thom Tillis clears 40 percent today and avoids a runoff - as seems likely — we'll be hearing a great deal about how Republicans vanquished …
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Burning the Beret  —  WASHINGTON — Monica Lewinsky says she would meet me for a drink.  —  I'm game.  —  In her new meditation in Vanity Fair, Monica mashes Hawthorne and Coleridge, proclaiming that she's ready to rip off her “scarlet-A albatross,” “reimagine” her identity and reclaim her narrative.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and ABC News
Toronto Sun:
NEWS TORONTO & GTA  —  TORONTO -  —  Mayor Rob Ford says his supporters need not worry because he'll be back in time for the election — and in fighting shape, too.  —  “Of course, I am coming back and I am going to kick butt,” he said.  —  While in self-imposed temporary exile, the mayor admitted he's in kind of a working rehab.
CNN:
Nigeria's government defends its actions as more girls are abducted  —  CNN anchor Isha Sesay will be live from Abuja on CNN International, Monday to Thursday at 5, 7, 8.30 and 9 p.m. CET.  —  Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) — Nigeria defended its response to the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls …
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Mary Bruce / ABC News:
Obama Calls Kidnapping Of Nigerian Girls ‘Heartbreaking’ And ‘Outrageous’
Gov. Scott Walker / JSOnline:
Federal judge halts John Doe probe into Walker recall  —  By Daniel Bice and Patrick Marley of the Journal Sentinel  —  A federal judge ordered a halt Tuesdayto the John Doe investigation into campaign spending and fundraising by Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and conservative groups …
ExtraTV.com:
Exclusive: Sarah Palin's Views on Hillary Clinton, Donald Sterling and More!  —  “Extra's” Mario Lopez was invited to go behind the scenes of the Sportsman Channel show “Amazing America with Sarah Palin,” and sat down with Palin at her home in Wasilla, Alaska as she took on some recent headlines.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo, Politico and CNN
Julia Fisher / The New Republic:
Check Your Usage of “Check Your Privilege”  —  The phrase has become a weapon rather than a reminder  —  My freshman year in high school, the administration's diversity czars lined my whole class across the gym and read a series of statements, each accompanied by a command to step forward or backward.
Discussion: Mediaite, Feministing, VICE and The Week
Jon M. Huntsman Jr / New York Times:
The G.O.P. Can't Ignore Climate Change  —  WASHINGTON — “TO waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.”
Thomas Fuller / New York Times:
Thai Court Ousts Premier in Victory for Opposition  —  BANGKOK — A Thai court on Wednesday ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra removed from office, a highly divisive move and a victory for the powerful antigovernment movement that has sought to overthrow the government in Bangkok for the last six months.
Discussion: The Week
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Go Big, Get Crazy  —  Up to now, Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, has been playing a weak hand in Ukraine very well.  I mean, how strong are you when your allies insist on wearing masks?  But Putin thinks he knows his adversaries better than they know themselves.
Discussion: JustOneMinute
Dina Cappiello / Associated Press:
GOP TO EXAMINE CLAIM THAT EPA BLOCKING PROBES … WASHINGTON (AP) — A yearslong turf battle between the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general and an EPA unit run by President Barack Obama's political staff is getting an airing before Congress by a top investigator who accuses …
Discussion: Hot Air
Fusion:
Crist: Race Motivates GOP Opposition to Obama  —  Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) says that a “big reason” why he left the Republican Party was because many in the GOP treated President Obama poorly due to his race.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Poll: Few journos identify with GOP  —  Image courtesy of “The American Journalist in the Digital Age”  —  The number of journalists identifying themselves as Republican has experienced a significant drop in the past eleven years, a new survey found.  —  The percentage of full …
Discussion: Power Line and PJ Media
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Lynne Cheney: On the most underrated president
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Neil MacFarquhar / New York Times:
Russia Quietly Tightens Reins on Web With ‘Bloggers Law’
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Discussion: The Daily Caller and The Raw Story
David Patrikarakos / Politico:
Yuppie, Get Your Gun
Elizabeth Harrington / Washington Free Beacon:
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Kathryn A. Wolfe / Politico:
Rockefeller talks Obama and race
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Erin Dooley / ABC News:
Suspicious Car Led to White House Lockdown
Laura Smith-Spark / CNN:
Swearing off bad language: Russia bans cussing in films, books, music
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ThinkProgress:
Koch Group Tries To Sink Ohio Zoo's Tax Proposal: 'There Is No Issue We Won't Get Involved In'
Discussion: WBNS-TV and Daily Kos
Whitney Friedlander / Variety:
Beverly Hills Hotel Loses Oscar Party, More Over Controversy
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David Freedlander / The Daily Beast:
Happy Huckabee Gets Mad
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