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6:45 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
Discussion: Slate and BuzzFeed
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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Shushannah Walshe / ABC News:
Why Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Attack Palin ‘For Being A Woman’
Discussion: ABC News and Talking Points Memo
Chris Good / ABC News:
The Hillary Clinton Interview: 21 Revealing Quotes
Rebecca Shabad / The Hill:
Clinton defends, clarifies debt remarks
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 …
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Wall Street Journal:
Militants Overrun Iraq's Second-Largest City As Government Forces Flee
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: CNN and Washington Monthly
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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 …
Michael Scherer / TIME:
Hillary Clinton Avoids Hard Choices in Hard Choices  —  It reads like—and is—a political campaign book  —  The first thing to get out of the way is this: Hillary Clinton is running for President in 2016, even if she says on Page 595 of her new book, Hard Choices, “I haven't decided yet.”
Discussion: OnPolitics
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Amy Chozick / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton's Book Signing Has Air of a Campaign Event
Discussion: Weekly Standard and Mediaite
Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
Bannock Street Meets Peachtree Street  —  There's been a lot written this year about the Georgia Senate race, and about the DSCC's “Bannock Street Project” aimed at mitigating the “midterm falloff” problem among the young and minority voters Democrat need to win in highly competitive races.
Discussion: Guardian and Booman Tribune
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Boehner Won't Call Las Vegas Shootings ‘Domestic Terrorism’  —  Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was asked Tuesday if he considers the Las Vegas shootings on Sunday to be “an act of domestic terrorism.”  —  “I — I'm not sure how I'd describe it,” he responded to reporters in the Capitol.
Discussion: Mediaite
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Kelly Riddell / Washington Times:
Vegas rampage underscores the rise of violent radicals; cop killings up 53%
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
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 …
Jeffrey Toobin / Comment:
REPUBLICANS UNITED ON CLIMATE CHANGE  —  Remember when climate change could be a bipartisan issue?  Newt Gingrich and Nancy Pelosi did an advertisement together, boasting of their partnership on the challenge it posed.  John McCain also believed that man-made climate change was an urgent problem.
Summer Tv / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
St. Louis Archbishop Carlson claims to be uncertain if he knew sexual abuse was a crime  —  • By Lilly Fowler lfowler@post-dispatch.com 314-340-8221  —  Archbishop Robert J. Carlson claimed to be uncertain that he knew sexual abuse of a child by a priest constituted a crime …
Joe Nocera / New York Times:
The Latest Tea Party Piñata  —  About three weeks ago, Representative Jeb Hensarling, a Republican from Texas who is chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, gave a speech to the Heritage Foundation.  Hensarling is a Tea Party favorite.  His core view is that better government …
Discussion: National Review and The Mahablog
 
 
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Robert Costa / Washington Post:
In Mississippi, Senate hopeful Chris McDaniel embodies what the GOP fears about the tea party
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
Lauren French / Politico:
House passes VA bill
Discussion: Washington Monthly and CNN
Fox News:
Dem rep compares Taliban to soldiers in American Revolution
Discussion: Pat Dollard and The Gateway Pundit
 Earlier Items: 
Patricia Murphy / The Daily Beast:
Lindsey Graham's Tea Party Teflon
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
McCain: No Republican Can Win In 2016 If We Block Immigration Reform
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Morning Plum: Dems ratchet up push for expansion (yup) of Social Security
Discussion: New York Times, Daily Kos and Eschaton
Lindsey Bever / Washington Post:
This might be a first: A Seattle doctor is suspended for sexting during surgery
Discussion: The Daily Caller, Gawker and The Week
Guardian:
Revealed: Asian slave labour producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Republicans' gagging hypocrisy
John Aloysius Farrell / Politico:
Yes, Nixon Scuttled the Vietnam Peace Talks
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Balloon Juice
 

 
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