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8:30 AM ET, June 25, 2014

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David Catanese / U.S. News:
'She'd Probably Get Shot At The State Line'  —  A local district chairman says there's no love for Hillary in the Natural State.  —  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has apparently worn out her welcome in the state where her husband served as governor.
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Jill Lawrence / The Week:
Hillary Clinton's elitism problem  —  Of course Clinton is out of touch with the everywoman she desperately wants to be.  She just needs to accept it.  —  We're not in 2008 anymore.  —  H  —  illary Clinton was in full-throttle Everywoman mode the night she won the 2008 Ohio primary.
Discussion: naked capitalism, CNN and Hot Air
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Arkansas GOPer: Saying Hillary Would ‘Get Shot’ Wasn't Meant As A Threat  —  The Arkansas GOP official who reportedly said that Hillary Clinton would “probably get shot” if she entered the state as a presidential candidate asserted on Tuesday that he had been taken out of context.
Discussion: The Daily Banter
Colin Campbell / Business Insider:
Arkansas GOP Official Says He Was ‘Taken Way Out Of Context’ When He Predicted Hillary Clinton Would Get Shot
The Clarion-Ledger:
Last Slide  —  Cochran had trailed McDaniel in the June 3 primary by less than 1,500 votes, but forced a runoff when neither received more than 50 percent.  Cochran had since sought to “expand the electorate,” including pulling in independent and Democratic voters.
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Anna Palmer / Politico:
Defiant Chris McDaniel declines to concede in speech to supporters  —  HATTIESBURG, MISS. — A defiant Chris McDaniel walked up to the podium at his election night headquarters here after the Republican runoff was called for his opponent Sen. Thad Cochran — and then he didn't concede.
CNN:
Spotlight on Cochran, Rangel
Discussion: Balloon Juice and The Raw Story
Washington Post:
Cochran beats McDaniel in nail-biter in Mississippi
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Judge Dismisses McDaniel Supporter's Lawsuit To Prevent Crossover Voting
Discussion: Associated Press
John Bresnahan / Politico:
Porn star's tweet prompts Steve Stivers aide Adam Kuhn to resign  —  The chief of staff to Ohio GOP Rep. Steve Stivers has resigned after a former porn actress posted an explicit photo of the aide online.  —  Adam Kuhn, a longtime Stivers aide, resigned on Tuesday.  Kuhn is single, while the actress is married.
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Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:   GOP Rep's Chief Of Staff Resigns After Porn Star Tweets Photo Of His Penis
Justin Sink / The Hill:
‘Zero tolerance’ for corruption at Ex-Im bank, says White House  —  President Obama will have “zero tolerance” for fraud and corruption at the embattled U.S. Export-Import Bank, the White House said Tuesday, amid reports that the bank has suspended or removed four officials over alleged kickbacks.
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Russell Berman / The Hill:
No Ex-Im lifeline from Boehner  —  Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday refused to offer a lifeline to the Export-Import Bank, sending another signal that Congress could allow the lending agency's charter to expire at the end of September.  —  Boehner has supported the bank in the past …
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Cheney: Next attack ‘likely’ deadlier than 9/11  —  Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday predicted the United States would not make it out of the next decade without another terrorist attack, likely much bigger than 9/11.  —  Cheney, who has made a similar warning a number of times before …
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Rush Limbaugh:
Vice President Cheney and Liz Cheney on the Dangers Facing America
Discussion: Politico, emptywheel and PoliticusUSA
David S. Joachim / New York Times:
Archivist Faults I.R.S. for Not Reporting Loss of Emails  —  WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report a hard drive crash that destroyed emails belonging to a senior official at the center of a scandal over the agency's treatment …
Daniel Newhauser / Roll Call:
Boehner Planning House Lawsuit Against Obama Executive Actions  —  Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, told Republicans Tuesday he could have an announcement within days on whether the House will file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, challenging the executive actions that have become the keystone of the administration.
BBC:
Sudan death row case: US works for Meriam Ibrahim exit  —  Meriam Ibrahim gave birth to a baby daughter in prison  —  The US says it is working with Sudan to ensure a woman freed from death row can leave the country, after she was detained at Khartoum airport.
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Alecia Phonesavanh / Salon:
A SWAT team blew a hole in my 2-year-old son  —  After our house burned down in Wisconsin a few months ago, my husband and I packed our four young kids and all our belongings into a gold minivan and drove to my sister-in-law's place, just outside of Atlanta.
Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Voters think IRS emails were deliberately destroyed  —  The consensus is: it's no accident.  More than three-quarters of voters — 76 percent — think the emails missing from the account of Lois Lerner, the ex-IRS official at the center of the scandal over targeting of conservative groups, were deliberately destroyed.
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Rebecca Shabad / The Hill:
Democrat: IRS chief ‘arrogant’
Washington Examiner:
Three key moments from the IRS hearing
Robert Berkvist / New York Times:
Eli Wallach, Multifaceted Actor, Dies at 98  —  Eli Wallach, who was one of his generation's most prominent and prolific character actors in film, onstage and on television for more than 60 years, died on Tuesday.  He was 98.  —  His death was confirmed by his daughter Katherine.
Discussion: Guardian
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Grassley's Hunt For An Obama Insider Trading Scandal Backfires On GOP  —  Early last year, Wall Street traders somehow found out that the Obama administration planned to make a policy change to Medicare before the news was even announced.  —  The flurry of stock trades in major health care companies …
Discussion: Balloon Juice and The Mahablog
Michael Laris / Washington Post:
House committee votes to give Chinese Embassy new address: No. 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza  —  The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday voted to rename the stretch of road in front of the Chinese Embassy “Liu Xiaobo Plaza,” a symbolic nod to the Nobel Prize-winning dissident and a slap at the human rights record of officials in Beijing.
Discussion: Guardian and Telegraph
 
 
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