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Fox News:
EXCLUSIVE: Bergdahl declared jihad in 2010, secret documents show  —  U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at one point during his captivity converted to Islam, fraternized openly with his captors and declared himself a “mujahid,” or warrior for Islam, according to secret documents prepared on the basis …
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Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Scarborough And Todd Get Into On-Air Shouting Match Over Bergdahl's Dad  —  MSNBC's Chuck Todd and Joe Scarborough got into a shouting match Thursday on “Morning Joe” over Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's father in a heated debate that ultimately centered around the host's own parenting skills.
Discussion: The New Republic and Hullabaloo
TIME:
Taliban Commander: More Kidnappings to Come After Bergdahl Deal  —  A Taliban commander close to the negotiations over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told TIME Thursday that the deal made to secure Bergdahl's release has made it more appealing for fighters to capture American soldiers and other high-value targets.
TIME:
Behind the Scenes of Bowe Bergdahl's Release  —  Asked whether the Taliban would be inspired by the exchange to kidnap others, a commander laughed.  “Definitely.”  —  In the days and hours leading up to the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl last week, his Taliban captors in Pakistan prepared for a big sendoff.
New York Times:
Bergdahl Walked Away Before, Military Report Says  —  WASHINGTON — A classified military report detailing the Army's investigation into the disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in June 2009 says that he had wandered away from assigned areas before — both at a training range in California …
Kendall Breitman / Politico:
Charles Krauthammer backs Bowe Bergdahl deal  —  Charles Krauthammer says he supports President Barack Obama's deal to bring Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home.  —  “Had the choice been mine I would have made the same choice,” Krauthammer told Fox News' “Special Report” on Wednesday.
Michael B. Mukasey / Washington Post:
The ghastly transaction that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl  —  (Uncredited/AP) - In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, A Taliban fighter speaks to Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, in eastern Afghanistan.
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Bergdahl Case Shakes Democrats' Confidence in Administration
Discussion: Hot Air, JustOneMinute and VodkaPundit
James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
Bergdahl, Kerry and the left's view of the military.
William Saletan / Slate:
Trading Taliban prisoners for a POW doesn't reward terrorism. It keeps our promise to our troops.
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Rep. Who Defended Bergdahl Now Calls Him Deserter
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Officials Say Disclosure of Prisoner Swap Could Have Endangered Bergdahl
Discussion: IMAGINE 2050
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Attention, politicians: We see you deleting those Bergdahl tweets
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Obama on Bergdahl deal: ‘No apologies’
Discussion: Firedoglake and The Daily Caller
The Clarion-Ledger:
McDaniel rep, others locked in courthouse  —  An official investigation has been opened into three people who were found locked in the Hinds County Courthouse hours after it was closed by election officials Tuesday after returns had been counted in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate.  —  CONNECT
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Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Sheriff's Office: McDaniel Camp Account Of Courthouse Caper A ‘Fabrication’
Discussion: Daily Kos
Harry Enten / FiveThirtyEight:
Is There a Favorite in the Republican Runoff For Senate in Mississippi?
Therese Apel / The Clarion-Ledger:
Hinds Sheriff's Dept. denies allowing McDaniel staffers access to courthouse after hours
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Mediaite
CBS News:
Hillary Clinton's “Hard Choices”: Bergdahl, Benghazi and more  —  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the World Bank May 14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES  —  Shares -  —  Hillary Clinton's long-awaited memoir, “Hard Choices” isn't scheduled …
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Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Hillary Includes Picture With Benghazi Caskets in Book Montage
Ricardo Baca / The Cannabist:
Inside look at what NYT's Dowd was told about edibles in visit to Denver  —  When Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd came to Denver in January 2014 to report on the newly legal recreational marijuana sales that had just begun throughout Colorado — the same trip …
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Maureen Dowd's Cannabis Tour Guide Says He Warned Her About Edibles
Alana Goodman / Washington Free Beacon:
Hillary to New York Times: Back Off  —  Some of Hillary Clinton's closest aides blasted the New York Times for what they said was unfair coverage of the former first lady during a recent secret meeting with the paper's Washington bureau, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
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Evan Gahr / The Daily Beast:
Really, Dr. Carson?  Obamacare Is Worse Than 9/11?  —  The Republican presidential hopeful thinks that Obamacare has caused Americans more pain than jetliners crashing into the World Trade Center and two costly wars.  —  Dr. Ben Carson, the Republican right's favorite African-American neurosurgeon …
Isaac Chotiner / The New Republic:
Q&A: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Reparations, Ignorant Journalism, and Whether He Talks to President Obama  —  Ta-Nehisi Coates's cover story in this month's Atlantic, ‘The Case For Reparations,’ is not merely a call for greater dialogue and conversation about America's racial history.
David Saleh Rauf / Texas Politics:
First draft of state GOP 2014 platform has revamped planks on immigration, homosexuality  —  Fort Worth — The first blueprint of the Republican Party of Texas' 2014 platform contains a revamped immigration plank that emphasizes a beefed-up plan for border security and a proposes a visa program …
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Michael Scherer / TIME:
Brian Schweitzer Isn't Holding Much Back as 2016 Approaches  —  Would he be a better president than Hillary Clinton?  He thinks so  —  To get rid of the trash, former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer either has to drive it away in a pickup from his remote lake house or burn it in a rusty oil barrel.
Dave Forster / Virginian-Pilot:
Virginia DMV orders Lyft, Uber to stop operating  —  Virginia's Department of Motor Vehicles sent cease and desist orders today to Lyft and Uber, telling the two ride services that they must stop operating in violation of state law or face fines against their part-time drivers.
Jenn Taylor / Twitchy:
Obama admin official scrubs Twitter bio after suggesting Bergdahl's platoon was full of ‘psychopaths’  —  Scrub-a-dub-dub.  —  When Brandon Friedman took to Twitter to plant the seeds for another attack on Bowe Bergdahl's whistle-blowing platoon mates, his bio proudly announced his role …
 
 
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