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9:25 PM ET, June 10, 2014

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Jake Sherman / Politico:
CANTOR LOSES  —  RICHMOND, Va. — It wasn't enough that Eric Cantor spent $1 million in the weeks leading up to the election, when his conservative foe hardly had $100,000 in his campaign coffers.  —  It didn't matter that the House majority leader, 51, branded Dave Brat a liberal hack …
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Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Eric Cantor succumbs to tea party challenger Tuesday  —  In a stunning upset propelled by tea party activists, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) was defeated in Tuesday's congressional primary, with insurgent David Brat delivering an unpredicted and devastating loss to the second …
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Eric Cantor Loses To Tea Party Primary Challenger  —  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-VA) lost to tea party primary challenger David Brat in the Republican primary on Tuesday.  —  The race was called at about 8:05 p.m. Cantor lost to primary challenger David Brat.
Discussion: CNN and Hit & Run
Shushannah Walshe / ABC News:
Eric Cantor Loses Primary to Tea Party Challenger In Huge Upset
Discussion: susiemadrak.com
Lauren French / Politico:
House passes VA bill
Discussion: Washington Monthly and CNN
Philip Elliott / Associated Press:
News Guide: Primary Elections Tuesday in 6 States
Discussion: Politico
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.
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 …
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
KOIN-TV:
Student, shooter dead at Reynolds High School  —  TROUTDALE, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Troutdale police have identified the student killed in the shooting at Reynolds High School student Tuesday morning as a 14-year-old freshman.  —  Emilio Hoffman, a freshman soccer player at Reynolds High School, is one of two dead (Instagram)
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CNN:
Student, suspect killed at school  —  The student killed in Oregon's school shooting has been identified as 14-year-old Emilio Hoffman, a freshman at Reynolds High School.  The shooter entered the building that houses the school gym, Troutdale Police Department Chief Scott Anderson told reporters.
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
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
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” …
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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Who wrote that political memoir?  No, who actually wrote it?  —  Hillary Rodham Clinton has written a new book.  Except maybe she hasn't.  It all depends on what the definition of “written” is.  —  The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state had some help on her new memoir, “Hard Choices.”
Discussion: Liberal Values
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Michael Scherer / TIME:
Hillary Clinton Avoids Hard Choices in Hard Choices
Discussion: OnPolitics
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
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
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 …
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 …
 
 
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Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon:
U.S. in Talks with Snowden on Possible Plea Deal
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Darlene Superville / Associated Press:
Obama Leaves White House for Lunch With Duncan
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Fox News:
Dem rep compares Taliban to soldiers in American Revolution
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St. Louis Archbishop Carlson claims to be uncertain if he knew sexual abuse was a crime
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
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Joe Nocera / New York Times:
The Latest Tea Party Piñata
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