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7:55 AM ET, July 7, 2014

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Brian Bennett / Los Angeles Times:
Deportation data won't dispel rumors drawing migrant minors to U.S.  —  President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay.
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Enhanced security measures at certain airports overseas
Discussion: Guardian, The Verge, Mashable and The Hill
Greg Clary / CNN:
Homeland Security chief: 'We're going to stem this tide' of illegal immigration
Discussion: The Hill and Politico
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Who Do We Think We Are?  —  WASHINGTON — AMERICA'S infatuation with the World Cup came at the perfect moment, illuminating the principle that you can lose and still advance.  —  Once our nation saw itself as the undefeatable cowboy John Wayne.  Now we bask in the prowess …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Mara Klecker / Lincoln Journal Star:
Obama float at Norfolk parade sparks controversy  —  It was the parade float that elicited the loudest cheers Friday at Norfolk's Fourth of July parade.  The crowd lining the streets clapped and laughed as the flatbed truck went by.  —  But one loud voice rose above the rest: “This is not OK,” Glory Kathurima said.
Juan Williams / The Hill:
Inequality issue can boost Dems  —  A year ago, top Democratic political strategists pointed to one big political stick their candidates could use to beat back a possible Republican landslide in the 2014 midterm elections.  —  The issue: Rising income inequality.
Washington Post:
Meet Sean Haugh, the Libertarian pizza guy who may deliver a Senate seat in N.C.  —  Libertarian Sean Haugh is running for Senate in North Carolina.  In a series of homemade campaign videos posted to YouTube, he outlines his positions on abortion, same-sex marriage, the death penalty and more …
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New York Post:
Eric Holder's long losing record before the Supreme Court  —  U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.  —  If Eric Holder were a baseball player, he'd have been benched long ago — if not kicked off the team.  His batting average before the Supreme Court is abysmal, losing again and again in his efforts to undermine the Constitution.
Kristin Tate / BREITBART.COM:
SOURCE: FEDS TO BRING IN RIOT SQUAD AGAINST ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION PROTESTERS  —  HOUSTON, Texas—As illegal immigrants continue to spill across the U.S.-Mexico border, federal authorities are attempting to relocate the migrants from South Texas to housing facilities in states across the nation.
John Boehner / CNN:
Why we must now sue the President  —  Editor's note: Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, is speaker of the House of Representatives.  The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.  —  (CNN) — Every member of Congress swore an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.
Geoff Ziezulewicz / Chicago Tribune:
Authorities: Military member with concealed carry permit shoots attacker  —  Gresham man injured, charged after firing on group leaving party, prosecutors said … A Gresham man is charged with attempted murder after he fired on a group of people leaving a party Friday night …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Jennifer Agiesta / Associated Press:
AP-GfK Poll: Most Still Align With Dems or GOP  —  Whether it's the Republicans or the Democrats, America's political parties are far from beloved.  Yet most people continue to align with one or the other.  —  Those who claim allegiance to the parties say they are driven by a mix of inertia …
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Edward Klein / New York Post:
This means Warren: Obama backs challenger to Hillary  —  President Obama has bypassed Hillary Clinton, offering his support to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren if she runs for president.  —  President Obama has quietly promised Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren complete support if she runs …
Little Green Footballs:
Civil Liberties Hero Edward Snowden Commits Massive Civil Liberties Violation  —  Hands over 160,000 private emails to journalists and Glenn Greenwald  —  Charles Johnson  —  I can't help noticing that the most important and troubling aspect of Barton Gellman's new NSA story for the Washington Post …
Lawrence Summers / Washington Post:
The United States' global leadership has eroded  —  The writer is a professor at and past president of Harvard University.  He was treasury secretary from 1999 to 2001 and economic adviser to President Obama from 2009 through 2010.  —  Coaches know that there is nothing more dangerous …
 
 
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Slump Stories and the Inflation Test
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Yahoo! News:
New footage of Pistorius revealed
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Jacob Heilbrunn / New York Times:
Are Neocons Getting Ready to Ally With Hillary Clinton?
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CNN:
Israel arrests several suspects in killing of Palestinian teen
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Rocket fire pummels South amid calls for Gaza operation
Trevor Eischen / Politico:
Murrieta Mayor Alan Long: ‘Concerns’ about undocumented immigrants
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Why liberals are abandoning the Obamacare employer mandate
 

 
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