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8:35 PM ET, June 5, 2014

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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.
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 …
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.
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.
Evan McMurry / Mediaite:
Scarborough, Todd Erupt over Bergdahl's Dad: 'Don't Criticize the Parents in Here'
Discussion: PJ Media and Hot Air
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Bergdahl Case Shakes Democrats' Confidence in Administration
William Saletan / Slate:
Trading Taliban prisoners for a POW doesn't reward terrorism. It keeps our promise to our troops.
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Attention, politicians: We see you deleting those Bergdahl tweets
Discussion: News Desk and Mediaite
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
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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Rebecca Shabad / The Hill:
Paul has warning for released detainees  —  Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) late Tuesday said if the United States discovered any of the released Guantánamo Bay prisoners were planning a terrorist attack, “there would be a drone with their name on it.”  —  On Fox News's “Your World with Neil Cavuto …
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Officials Say Disclosure of Prisoner Swap Could Have Endangered Bergdahl
Discussion: IMAGINE 2050
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
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.
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.
KIRO-TV:
Seattle Pacific University shooting: Multiple victims, 2 shooters  —  Quick Facts:  — At least six people shot at Seattle Pacific University.  — At least one suspect in custody.  Police initially said two.  — School is about 10 min. from downtown Seattle with about 4,000 students.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Gawker
Jeremy Herb / Politico:
Bernie Sanders, John McCain strike VA deal  —  Sens. Bernie Sanders and John McCain have struck a deal on legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs to expand veterans' access to health care and make it easier to fire VA officials for misconduct.
Gretchen Livingston / Pew Research Center's …:
Growing Number of Dads Home with the Kids  —  Biggest increase among those caring for family  —  The number of fathers who do not work outside the home has risen markedly in recent years, up to 2 million in 2012.1 High unemployment rates around the time of the Great Recession contributed …
Discussion: WAMC, New York Times and ABC News
 
 
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CNN:
CNN exclusive: Doctor in Senate says Bergdahl was drugged in video
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Jenna Levy / Gallup:
U.S. Uninsured Rate Holds Steady at 13.4%
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Democrats enter Colo. GOP gubernatorial primary, aim to tip race to Tancredo
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Energy Choices  —  Nate Silver got a lot of grief when he chose …
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Big Brother: Meet the Parents
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