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7:15 PM ET, June 30, 2014

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Justin McCarthy / Gallup:
Americans Losing Confidence in All Branches of U.S. Gov't  —  Confidence hits six-year low for presidency; record lows for Supreme Court, Congress  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans' confidence in all three branches of the U.S. government has fallen, reaching record lows for the Supreme Court …
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Dana Liebelson / Mother Jones:
The 8 Best Lines From Ginsburg's Dissent on the Hobby Lobby Contraception Decision  —  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Charlie Neuman/ZUMA  —  On Monday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg penned a blistering dissent to the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling that the government can't require certain employers …
Mark Sherman / Associated Press:
JUSTICES: CAN'T MAKE EMPLOYERS COVER CONTRACEPTION  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
Jeffrey Toobin / CNN:
Court rulings: It's GOP v. Democrats  —  Editor's note: Jeffrey Toobin is CNN senior legal analyst and author of “The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court.”  The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.  —  (CNN) — Elections have consequences.
Discussion: Scared Monkeys
Sean Davis / The Federalist:
6 Stupid Arguments About Hobby Lobby From Dumb Liberals  —  The Supreme Court's decision today affirming the right of business owners to run their businesses in accordance with their religious beliefs has caused no small amount of consternation among the anti-science, functionally illiterate Left.
ThinkProgress:
Why Today's Hobby Lobby Decision Actually Hurts People Of Faith  —  In response to today's Supreme Court decision on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, which allowed the the craft store giant and other “closely-held corporations” to be granted religious exemption from the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) …
Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic:
The Hobby Lobby Case Shows Why Private Companies Shouldn't Provide Insurance.  The Government Should.  —  In one sense, the Supreme Court's decision in Hobby Lobby seems less awful than many liberals feared it would be.  The majority opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito …
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Supreme Court Rejects Contraceptives Mandate for Some Corporations  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-to-4 decision on Monday that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom.
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Hillary Clinton blasts Hobby Lobby ruling  —  Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Supreme Court's ruling in the contraception-related Hobby Lobby case “deeply disturbing.”  —  The former secretary of state and possible Democratic front-runner skewered the decision during an appearance …
Discussion: Hit & Run and Mediaite
ThinkProgress:
The Bait-And-Switch Behind Today's Hobby Lobby Decision  —  Protesters hold signs in support of Obamacare's birth control mandate  —  For many years, the Supreme Court struck a careful balance between protecting religious liberty and maintaining the rule of law in a pluralistic society.
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Hillary Clinton Calls SCOTUS's Hobby Lobby Ruling ‘Deeply Disturbing’
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Do Democrats win by losing Obamacare decision?
Jay Michaelson / The Daily Beast:
Hobby Lobby: Supreme Court Declares Itself to Be High Priest
Discussion: National Review and Hullabaloo
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Ginsburg: SCOTUS Has ‘Ventured Into A Minefield’ In Birth Control Ruling
Discussion: The BRAD BLOG
Lawrence Hurley / Reuters:
U.S. justices uphold firms' religious objections to contraception
ThinkProgress:
BREAKING: Supreme Court Deals Sharp Blow To Public Sector Unions
Discussion: Slate
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
Conservative Supreme Court Majority Prevails In Two Key Cases [UPDATE: Is Hobby Lobby So Narrow As To Be “Meaningless”?]
Discussion: Politico and Rush Limbaugh
Mark Finkelstein / NewsBusters:
Eugene Robinson: Hobby Lobby Sort of Like Segregationists
Discussion: Ed Driscoll
Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
Three Bodies Found Believed to Be Missing Israelis  —  JERUSALEM — Israeli military searchers found three bodies believed to be those of the missing Israeli teenagers who disappeared more than two weeks ago in the occupied West Bank, a senior government official said on Monday.
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Sam R. Hall / The Clarion-Ledger:
College GOP chairman resigns, joining Democrats  —  The chairman of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans has resigned his post and “will be changing my party affiliation to Democrat in the next few days.”  —  Evan Alvarez resigned his post this morning, which was made public …
KNSD-TV:
Boy Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound at Boy Scout Camp: SDPD  —  A 12-year-old Boy Scout shot himself in the head at the Fiesta Island Youth Camp in Mission Bay  —  A boy has died after shooting himself in the head Monday at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego, officials confirmed.
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
How Hillary Won Over the Skeptical Left  —  The surprising source of Clinton's invincibility  —  Jay Brown is a blunt-talking doctor from Ames, Iowa, the kind of guy who believes the biggest threats to the republic are the Koch brothers, Rupert Murdoch, and the corporatization of politics.
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Elizabeth Williamson / Wall Street Journal:
Security Detail for Fed Chairwoman Irks Neighbors  —  Residents in Gated Community Say Commotion Surrounding Yellen Is Disrupting Neighborhood  —  WASHINGTON—In the Georgetown gated community of Hillandale, residents live in secluded calm governed by some 50 pages of rules banning fences …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Charlatans, Cranks and Kansas  —  Two years ago Kansas embarked on a remarkable fiscal experiment: It sharply slashed income taxes without any clear idea of what would replace the lost revenue.  Sam Brownback, the governor, proposed the legislation — in percentage terms …
Discussion: TaxProf Blog and Daily Kos
 
 
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Jacqueline Klimas / Washington Times:
50 VA hospital workers claim retaliation for blowing whistle on the horrors they saw
Discussion: American Spectator
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
White House: Congress Must Counter SCOTUS Birth Control Ruling
Discussion: Daily Kos
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McKay Coppins / BuzzFeed:
Bobby Jindal Courts Religious Right With His Eye On 2016
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