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3:40 AM ET, June 24, 2014

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New York Times:
Which Supreme Court Justices Vote Together Most and Least Often  —  The Supreme Court has entered the final days of the term, when the court typically announces its most hotly debated and consequential decisions.  Those rulings can overshadow broader trends.
Discussion: Washington Post
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Justices Uphold Emission Limits on Big Industry
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
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court: EPA can regulate greenhouse gas emissions, with some limits
Discussion: Daily Surge
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.
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Danielle Sacks / Telegraph:
Chelsea Clinton interview: ‘I will always work harder than anyone’
Danielle Sacks / Fast Company:
CHELSEA CLINTON MAKES HER MOVE
Washington Free Beacon:
REMINDER: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is Major Democratic Donor  —  IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is in the spotlight as he is set to further testify to Congress regarding the IRS targeting of conservative groups.  It is important to remember that Koskinen has shelled out nearly $100,000 to Democratic candidates and groups.
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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Testy Exchange Erupts as I.R.S. Chief Is Questioned on Messages  —  WASHINGTON — Representative Darrell Issa of California, the Republican who is leading one of the investigations into the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of Tea Party groups, accused the I.R.S. commissioner on Monday of lying …
Michael Warren / Weekly Standard:
Video: IRS Head Waited 2 Months to Tell Congress, FBI About Lost Emails
Discussion: Twitchy
Skip Navigation / ACLU:
U.S. Releases Targeted Killing Memo in Response to Long-Running ACLU Lawsuit  —  Appeals Court Ordered Memo's Disclosure  —  NEW YORK - In response to a court order in consolidated Freedom of Information Act lawsuits filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and The New York Times …
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Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
Court releases memo of U.S. justifying drone attacks on citizens
Brett LoGiurato / Business Insider:
Here's When It's Legal To Kill An American Citizen With A Drone
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Mediaite
Nima Elbagir / CNN:
Christian woman freed after death sentence in Sudan  —  (CNN) — A Sudanese woman who had been sentenced to death because she declined to renounce her Christian faith has been freed, her lawyer said Monday.  —  Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, reunited with her husband after getting out of custody, said her lawyer, Mohaned Mustafa El-Nour.
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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
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Andrew Hasbun / FOX 10 News:
MCSO launches investigation into Gilbert dog deaths  —  As the owners of 20 dogs wait for answers as to why their pets died at a Gilbert boarding service, Fox 10 News has learned that the son and daughter-in-law of US Senator Jeff Flake were tasked with caring for the dogs while the boarding house's owners were out of town.
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
Walter Russell Mead:
The Jihadi Menace Gets Real  —  A group more radical than al-Qaeda, better organized, better financed, commanding the loyalty of thousands of dedicated fanatics including many with Western and even U.S. passports?  And this group now controls some of the most strategic territory at the heart of the Middle East?
Discussion: Power Line and The Dish
Salon:
Wingnuts' destructive shenanigans — and the media who enable them  —  Here's why one side is to blame — and why it matters  —  The latest Pew Poll deep dive into American political attitudes inspired a very bored Ron Fournier to sigh deeply, dust off his lace cuffs and blithely wave off all concerns about …
Discussion: Hullabaloo and The Federalist
CBS News:
Most Americans say Iraq war wasn't worth the costs: Poll  —  Shares -  —  Discussions of U.S. involvement in stemming the violence in Iraq are occurring amid a backdrop of highly negative views of the Iraq war, a new CBS News/New York Times poll out Monday reveals.
Discussion: RT and TalkLeft
Amanpour:
EXCLUSIVE: Iraqi Kurdistan leader Massoud Barzani says ‘the time is here’ for self-determination  —  Iraqi Kurdish President Massoud Barzani gave his strongest-ever indication on Monday that his region would seek formal independence from the rest of Iraq.  —  “Iraq is obviously falling apart …
Discussion: Guardian, Hot Air and New York Times
CNN:
VA deaths covered up to make statistics look better, whistle-blower says  —  (CNN) — Records of dead veterans were changed or physically altered, some even in recent weeks, to hide how many people died while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA hospital, a whistle-blower told CNN in stunning revelations …
Jonathan Chait Follow / New York Magazine:
Republicans Finally Admit Why They Really Hate Obamacare  —  You'll never guess what it is.  —  Conservatives spent years predicting Obamacare would collapse in all manner of gloomy scenarios.  But those predictions all occurred in the run-up to the law coming on-line, on the basis of sketchy, preliminary data or pure conjecture.
 
 
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