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6:10 PM ET, June 23, 2014

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Ben Terris / Washington Post:
In Mississippi, Jenny Beth Martin and Tea Party Patriots try to prove their worth  —  Never mind that it's 92 degrees and nearing the end of the day: Jenny Beth Martin has started jogging between houses.  —  “I've gotta get my steps,” she calls back to the rented Suburban with the Florida license plates …
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Matthew Boyle / BREITBART.COM:
COCHRAN CAMPAIGN STAFFER ARRESTED FOR STEALING CAMPAIGN SIGNS
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and RedState
Theodore Schleifer / New York Times:
Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel Make Closing Arguments
Discussion: RedState
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court: EPA can regulate greenhouse gas emissions, with some limits  —  The Supreme Court on Monday mostly validated the Environmental Protection Agency's plans to regulate power plant and factory emissions of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, while imposing some limits on the agency's reach.
Discussion: BarbWire.com
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Justices, With Limits, Let E.P.A. Curb Power-Plant Gases  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday handed President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency a victory in its efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources like power plants.
Discussion: ThinkProgress, Hullabaloo and The Verge
Jedediah Purdy / The Daily Beast:
God Save the United States From This Anti-Democratic Court
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Althouse
Associated Press:
Supreme Court limits EPA global warming rules
Discussion: The Daily Signal
Scott Lemieux / American Prospect:
Supreme Court Hampers EPA on Greenhouse Gases But It Could Have Been Worse
Danielle Sacks / Telegraph:
Chelsea Clinton interview: ‘I will always work harder than anyone’  —  It was almost inevitable that Bill and Hillary's daughter would join the Clinton machine - try as she might to resist.  But can she ever emerge from their shadows?  —  Once upon a time, Chelsea Clinton was a little girl from Arkansas.
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Leslie Larson / NY Daily News:
Chelsea Clinton: I tried to care about money but couldn't  —  The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-secretary of state Hillary Clinton explained in a recent interview why she left lucrative professions and opted for working with her family's philanthropic foundation.
Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:
Inside the vast liberal conspiracy  —  Picture this: millionaires and billionaires gathering under tight security in fancy hotels with powerful politicians and operatives to plot how their network of secret-money groups can engineer a permanent realignment of American politics.  —  Only, it's not the Koch brothers.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Free Beacon's ‘Hillary Files’ under scrutiny  —  A Republican opposition researcher who obtained Hillary Clinton-related documents from the University of Arkansas and provided them to the Washington Free Beacon signed an agreement stating that those documents would not be published without permission …
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Betsy's Page
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Rick Perlstein / Salon:
Gun nuts are terrorizing America: The watershed moment everyone missed  —  From Cliven Bundy defeating the cops to “open carry” movement's menace, the left's timidity has spawned a nightmare  —  Here is a truth so fundamental that it should be self-evident: When legitimately constituted …
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
Court releases memo of U.S. justifying drone attacks on citizens  —  (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday released a redacted version of the U.S. Justice Department's memorandum of justification for a 2011 drone attack that killed Anwar al Awlaki, an American-born Islamist preacher suspected of having ties to al Qaeda.
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Brett LoGiurato / Business Insider:
Here's When It's Legal To Kill An American Citizen With A Drone
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Mediaite
Fox News:
Sudanese mom sentenced to die for Christian faith is freed  —  Meriam Ibrahim and Daniel Wani married in a formal church ceremony in 2011.  —  Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity …
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Washington Post:
Iraqi military facing ‘psychological collapse’ after losses, desertions  —  Iraqis prepare to fight militants  —  After militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria took Mosul and other Iraqi cities, the government issued a call for volunteers to join the army.  Many Iraqis answered.
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Dexter Filkins / New Yorker:
CHOICES AT THE TOP  —  President Obama won the White House …
Discussion: Fox News
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Dems Ain't Happy Either  —  In addition to the rank and toxic politics of ‘vote fraud’ bamboozlement and voter suppression of African-American votes from the likes of J Christian Adams and crew (remember, this was actually what was at the heart of the US Attorney firing scandal) …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Philip Oltermann / Guardian:
US student is rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany  —  More than 20 firefighters free exchange student from the artwork Chacán-Pi (Making Love) by Fernando de la Jara in Tübingen  —  In the space of 24 hours last week, two spectacular rescue operations were carried out in southern Germany.
Discussion: Mediaite and The Raw Story
CBS News:
Poll: Many Americans wary of U.S. role in Iraq  —  Shares -  —  NEW YORK — Fifty percent of Americans think the U.S. doesn't have a responsibility to do something about the recent violence in Iraq, while fewer - 42 percent — think the U.S. does, a CBS News/New York Times poll reveals.
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Obama Flips on Immunity for U.S. Troops in Iraq  —  American forces could be prosecuted by Iraq's famously compromised courts as they defend Baghdad.  No wonder the Pentagon is so reluctant to send 'em.  —  President Obama pulled U.S. forces out of Iraq in 2011 because he couldn't get Iraq's parliament …
Washington Free Beacon:
Opening Day Loss  —  New White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest received quite a bit of backlash for playing coy during the White House Press Briefing Monday afternoon.  Following in the footsteps of his predecessor, Jay Carney, Earnest dodged a question and was quickly reprimanded for it.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Conservatives and Climate Change  —  On Sunday Henry Paulson, the former Treasury secretary and a lifelong Republican, had an Op-Ed article about climate policy in The New York Times.  In the article, he declared that man-made climate change is “the challenge of our time,” …
Susie Madrak / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Responsible Gun Owner Of The Day Was Showing Off His Gun When He Shot Himself In The Head  —  Remember when we used to play shoot 'em up, shoot 'em up, bang bang, baby?  —  No charges filed in North Carolina after two grown men were carelessly playing with guns.
Discussion: Liberaland
Sam Webb / Daily Mail:
The jihadist schoolboy dubbed ‘Osama Bin Bieber’: Teenager from Coventry ‘fighting alongside ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria’  —  A British teenager has joined the fanatical band of Islamic terrorists rampaging across Syria and Iraq and killing thousands, it has been reported.
 
 
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Donald Bradleythe / Kansas City Star:
Amid an epidemic of school shootings, some teachers are being trained to shoot back
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Jade Walker / The Huffington Post:
Al-Jazeera Journalists Sentenced By Egyptian Court To At Least 7 Years In Prison
Shaila Dewan / New York Times:
A Job Seeker's Desperate Choice
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Announcement to media on last consignment of chemicals leaving Syria
Sara Shoener / New York Times:
Domestic Violence and Two-Parent Households
Ramesh Ponnuru / Bloomberg View:
George Will, the Redskins and the New Intolerance
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Ron Fournier / NationalJournal.com:
Counting Lies: How Obama Deepens Distrust in the Presidency
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Roger Clegg / National Review:
We Just Don't Need Section 5 Anymore
New York Times:
Vice Has Many Media Giants Salivating, but Its Terms Will Be Rich
Ferdous Al-Faruque / The Hill:
Send back troops to Iraq, Cheney says
Discussion: IVN.us and The Dish
Michael J. Totten / Michael J. Totten's blog:
The Consequences of Syria  —  The Syrian civil war is no longer the Syrian civil war.
Discussion: AMERICAN DIGEST
Abby W. Schachter / Greensburg Tribune-Review:
Your bedroom instead of a dorm room
Discussion: Moe Lane
Jeffrey Toobin / New Yorker:
THE ABSOLUTIST … - ARCHIVE - WORLD CUP - DAILY COMMENT …
Discussion: Mediaite and Business Insider