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6:40 AM ET, June 24, 2014

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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.
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Brian Beutler / The New Republic:
Hillary Clinton Just Tipped Her Hand About Her 2016 Platform
Danielle Sacks / Telegraph:
Chelsea Clinton interview: ‘I will always work harder than anyone’
Danielle Sacks / Fast Company:
CHELSEA CLINTON MAKES HER MOVE
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
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 …
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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.
Michael Warren / Weekly Standard:
Video: IRS Head Waited 2 Months to Tell Congress, FBI About Lost Emails  —  Republican congressman Jim Jordan of Ohio excoriated the Internal Revenue Service commissioner Monday night in a House hearing looking into the agency's malfeasance regarding conservative non-profit groups.
Discussion: Twitchy and Ed Driscoll
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
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New York Times:
Poll Finds Dissatisfaction Over Iraq  —  Dissatisfaction with President Obama's conduct of foreign policy has shot up among both Republicans and Democrats in the past month, even though a slim majority supports his recent decision to send military advisers to Iraq to confront the growing threat …
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
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.
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
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
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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Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic:
I'm Insanely Jealous of Sweden's Work-Family Policies.  You Should Be, Too.  —  OK, I admit it.  I have a bad case of Sweden envy.  You should have one, too—even if you are not a fellow working parent.  —  Raising a child and holding down a job is always hard.
Discussion: Washington Post
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 …
Dana Davidsen / CNN:
Michelle Obama: Woman president should happen ASAP  —  (CNN) - Michelle Obama said Monday she's “definitely” not jumping into politics, but suggested the United States might not be too far away from having its first woman commander in chief.  —  Asked at the Washington event if she would consider …
 
 
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Amanpour:
EXCLUSIVE: Iraqi Kurdistan leader Massoud Barzani says ‘the time is here’ for self-determination
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Jonathan Chait Follow / New York Magazine:
Republicans Finally Admit Why They Really Hate Obamacare
ABC News:
Obama to Award Medal of Honor to New Hampshire Man
Discussion: Politico
The White House:
FACT SHEET: The White House Summit On Working Families
Eric W. Dolan / The Raw Story:
Georgia GOP candidate Jody Hice: Muslims not protected by the First Amendment
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Al-Jazeera Journalists Sentenced By Egyptian Court To At Least 7 Years In Prison
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George Will, the Redskins and the New Intolerance
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Counting Lies: How Obama Deepens Distrust in the Presidency
 

 
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