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8:15 PM ET, June 10, 2014

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Washington Post:
One way to end violence against women?  Married dads.  —  The data show that #yesallwomen would be safer with fewer boyfriends around their kids.  —  The dramatic social media response to the UC-Santa Barbara shooting, captured by the hashtag #YesAllWomen, underlined an important and unpleasant truth …
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Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
WaPo Editorial Page Goes Neanderthal For Second Time In A Week  —  On Tuesday, the Washington Post published a piece by two academics arguing that women would be safer from sexual assaults if they themselves were married or had married fathers.  —  The Post originally published the piece in its …
ThinkProgress:
All Of The Things Women Are Supposed To Do To Prevent Rape  —  Increased attention to the issue of sexual assault, both here in the United States and abroad, has led to larger conversations about how best to prevent rape.  But often, those conversations have a misplaced focus.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
ABC News's Diane Sawyer destroys Hillary Rodham Clinton on Benghazi  —  A standard defense for Hillary Rodham Clinton when facing questions about Benghazi, Libya, has been to cite her commissioning of a report from the State Department's Accountability Review Board (ARB) …
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Eun Kyung Kim / Today:
Hillary Clinton: I refused to ‘attack’ Palin for ‘being a woman’
Shushannah Walshe / ABC News:
Why Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Attack Palin ‘For Being A Woman’
Discussion: ABC News and Talking Points Memo
Jennifer Medina / New York Times:
California Teacher Tenure Laws Ruled Unconstitutional  —  LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that teacher tenure laws deprive students of their constitutional right to an education, a decision that hands teachers' unions a major defeat in a landmark case …
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Stephanie Simon / Politico:
Huge loss for teachers unions in California case  —  A court ruling on Tuesday striking down job protections for teachers in California is a big blow to unions — and will likely fuel political movements across the nation to eliminate teacher tenure.  —  Los Angeles Superior Court Judge …
KOIN-TV:
Student, shooter dead at Reynolds High School  —  TROUTDALE, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A gunman and one Reynolds High School student are confirmed dead following a Tuesday morning shooting inside the Troutdale school.  —  Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said during a noon update …
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CNN:
Student, suspect killed at Oregon school  —  (CNN) — When the shooting started at her high school near Portland, Oregon, early Tuesday, student Jaimie Infante didn't recognize the sound of the gunshot.  —  She thought maybe somebody had dropped a book.  —  In reality, a lone gunman …
Hayes Brown / ThinkProgress:
One Of The World's Scariest Terrorist Groups Now Controls Major City In Iraq  —  ISIS fighters in Fallujah, the first city the group captured  —  A terrorist group that al Qaeda has deemed too radical and unpredictable now controls the second largest city in Iraq as of Tuesday …
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Wall Street Journal:
Militants Overrun Iraq's Second-Largest City As Government Forces Flee
New York Times:
Sunni Militants Drive Iraqi Army Out of Mosul
Discussion: The Long War Journal and BBC
Brian Beutler / The New Republic:
Why Is the American Far Right More Violent Than the American Far Left?  —  Between September 11, 2001 and March 2014, right-wing extremists killed 34 people in America.  If you count the three Jewish community members Frazier Glenn Cross killed in Kansas City before screaming “Heil Hitler” …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
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Geoff Pender / The Clarion-Ledger:
Cochran goes on offensive, calls McDaniel “an extremist,” “dangerous”  —  After months of milquetoast statements and letting surrogates do any campaign trash talking, incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran went on the offensive in Hattiesburg on Tuesday, calling his opponent Chris McDaniel …
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Robert Costa / Washington Post:
In Mississippi, Senate hopeful Chris McDaniel embodies what the GOP fears about the tea party
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Daily Caller
Todd J. Gillman / Trail Blazers Blog:
No, Canada: Sen. Ted Cruz has formally shed his dual citizenship  —  Sen. Ted Cruz at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth last Friday.  (AP Photo/Rex C. Curry)  —  Alberta-born Sen. Ted Cruz has given up his Canadian dual citizenship.  The renunciation became official on May 14 …
Discussion: Politico, OnPolitics, Mediaite and The Week
CBS News:
How do Americans view the Bergdahl swap?  —  Shares -  —  Just over a week after U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed by the Taliban, a CBS News Poll shows 45% of Americans disapprove of the deal that saw him released in exchange for five Taliban militants, while 37% approve of it.
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McKay Coppins / BuzzFeed:
How The Worst Political State In The Country Ruined The Republican Party's Best Hope  —  Nikki Haley was once seen as the GOP's brightest rising star — then she got sucked into her home state's notorious political cesspool.  Can she escape before 2016?  —  Chris Ritter
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Michael Paulson / New York Times:
Colleges and Evangelicals Collide on Bias Policy  —  BRUNSWICK, Me.  — For 40 years, evangelicals at Bowdoin College have gathered periodically to study the Bible together, to pray and to worship.  They are a tiny minority on the liberal arts college campus, but they have been a part …
The Official White House Tumblr:
The President is answering your questions tomorrow, and it will be awesome.  Tune in Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET on whitehouse.tumblr.com.  —  You know, if you're hip to all these things.
Discussion: BuzzFeed, Guardian and Washington Post
David Sirota / PandoDaily:
Gore at Southland: Snowden revealed far bigger violations than the one he committed  —  One of the most often-asked - and polled - questions in the whole debate about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is about his status.  Is he a traitor or a hero?  In the era of mass surveillance …
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online:
Time Inc. Has a Big Problem—So Does Digital Journalism  —  Time Inc., the mother of newsmagazines, was born in 1922.  She survived wars and recessions, grew up to be fabulously rich by mid-century, married the media giant Warner Communications, entered the golden years as one of the largest media companies …
Kelly Riddell / Washington Times:
Vegas rampage underscores the rise of violent radicals; cop killings up 53%  —  Law enforcement killed by gunfire this year is up 53 percent  —  Jerad Miller dressed as the Joker and wife Amanda as Harley Quinn.  The couple allegedly shot and killed 2 police officers and a civilian in Las Vegas.
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Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Boehner Won't Call Las Vegas Shootings ‘Domestic Terrorism’
Discussion: Mediaite
Washington Monthly:
The Big Lobotomy  —  Last September, as they scrambled to decide on one final ultimatum before shutting down the federal government, Republican House leaders came up with what seemed like an odd demand: to strip their own staff of health care benefits.  —  At the time, staffers reacted …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
 
 
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Obama: ‘We Should Be Ashamed’ Of Failure To Address Gun Violence
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Bannock Street Meets Peachtree Street
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Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon:
U.S. in Talks with Snowden on Possible Plea Deal
Discussion: Hot Air and Business Insider
Darlene Superville / Associated Press:
Obama Leaves White House for Lunch With Duncan
Discussion: CNN
Theresa Vargas / Washington Post:
Anti-Redskins ad to air during NBA Finals
Lauren French / Politico:
House passes VA bill
Discussion: Washington Monthly and CNN
Fox News:
Dem rep compares Taliban to soldiers in American Revolution
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Michael Scherer / TIME:
Hillary Clinton Avoids Hard Choices in Hard Choices
Discussion: OnPolitics
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
McCain: No Republican Can Win In 2016 If We Block Immigration Reform
Summer Tv / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
St. Louis Archbishop Carlson claims to be uncertain if he knew sexual abuse was a crime
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Morning Plum: Dems ratchet up push for expansion (yup) of Social Security
Discussion: Eschaton, Daily Kos and New York Times
Joe Nocera / New York Times:
The Latest Tea Party Piñata
Discussion: National Review and The Mahablog
Lindsey Bever / Washington Post:
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