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4:45 PM ET, July 8, 2014

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Sarah Palin / BREITBART.COM:
EXCLUSIVE—SARAH PALIN: 'IT'S TIME TO IMPEACH' PRESIDENT OBAMA  —  Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president.  His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, “no mas.”  —  Without borders, there is no nation.  Obama knows this.
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Sarah Smith / Politico:
Sarah Palin: 'It's time to impeach' Barack Obama  —  Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin called for President Barack Obama's impeachment in her most direct language yet in a column Tuesday morning.  —  “It's time to impeach; and on behalf of American workers and legal immigrants of all backgrounds …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and Mediaite
Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Rick Perry to Barack Obama: No shake, but yes to meeting  —  Texas Gov. Rick Perry and President Barack Obama will meet in Texas on Wednesday to discuss the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border, a governor's spokeswoman said Tuesday.  —  “Gov. Perry is pleased that President Obama has accepted …
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Jonathan Tilove / Austin American-Statesman:
Rick Perry declines Obama offer for ‘quick handshake’ at Austin airport  —  Gov. Rick Perry Monday turned down what he characterized as President Barack Obama's offer for a “quick handshake on the tarmac” at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Wednesday, but said he would juggle …
Jonathan Tilove / Austin American-Statesman:
Obama ‘would welcome’ visit with Perry to talk about the border
Discussion: Hit & Run, Guardian and Daily Kos
Washington Post:
White House requests $3.7 billion in emergency border control funds
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Obama Seeks Nearly $4 Billion for Immigration Crisis
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Dems plot legislative offensive on high court's birth control decision  —  Democrats want to lure Republicans into a fight over birth control with legislation to reverse the Supreme Court's decision that ObamaCare may not require certain businesses to include contraception in their employee health coverage.
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Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Conservatives Ready ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills In Hobby Lobby's Wake  —  Religious leaders in Kansas view the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision last week as an opportunity to revive legislation that would protect their “religious freedom” — measures that gay rights advocates warn …
Discussion: seattlepi.com and Daily Kos
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Cleveland to hold 2016 Republican convention  —  Washington (CNN) - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that their Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.  —  The full membership of the RNC is expected to ratify …
Discussion: ABC News and Hot Air
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Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Republicans Choose Cleveland for 2016 National Convention  —  WASHINGTON — Seeking to capture the quintessential swing state of Ohio in the next presidential election, Republicans will hold their 2016 national convention in Cleveland, the party announced on Tuesday.
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Cleveland to host 2016 GOP convention
Discussion: Liberaland
Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Cruz: Investigate Cochran primary  —  Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for an official investigation into the Republican Senate primary runoff in Mississippi between Sen. Thad Cochran and the challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel.  —  The Texas Republican on Monday evening called the runoff contest …
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Chris Moody / Yahoo! News:
The Senate Conservatives Fund sent $70,000 to McDaniel to challenge Mississippi runoff election …
Geoff Pender / The Clarion-Ledger:
McDaniel attorney says fraud reports pouring in
Reid J. Epstein / Wall Street Journal:
Ted Cruz: Mississippi Runoff Must Be ‘Vigorously Investigated’
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
Why Teenagers Today May Grow Up Conservative  —  There was a time not so long ago when the young seemed destined to be liberal forever.  Americans in their teens and 20s were to the left of their elders on social issues.  They worried more about poverty.  They voted strongly Democratic.
Tom K. Wong / Center for American Progress:
Statistical Analysis Shows that Violence, Not Deferred Action, Is Behind the Surge of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border  —  A humanitarian refugee situation at the U.S. southern border has been unfolding over the past few years and dramatically intensifying over the past several months …
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Bfearnowcbs / CBS DC:
UN Urges US To Designate Immigrants As Refugees
Discussion: Hot Air, The Gateway Pundit and Twitchy
Rosalie Murphy / The Atlantic Online:
Why Your Yoga Class Is So White  —  Ironically, the practice is full of racial tension—but some studios are trying to change that.  —  Thick, glossy copies of LA Yoga, Yoga Journal, and Yoga Magazine cover the rickety folding table in the lobby of Green Tree Yoga and Meditation.
Quinnipiac News + Events:
Release Detail  —  July 8, 2014 - Clinton Owns Dem 2016 Nod; Tops Top Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; 2014 Generic House Race Tied, But Voters Hate Dems Less  —  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sweeps the Democratic primary field for the 2016 presidential race …
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Rand Paul, Cory Booker team up for justice  —  Meet the Senate's newest odd couple: Sens. Cory Booker and Rand Paul.  —  The duo of high-profile, first-term senators — one a New Jersey Democrat who came to Capitol Hill on Twitter-fueled national fame, the other a Kentucky Republican mulling …
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Rand Paul:
Sens. Paul and Booker Introduce Criminal Justice Reform Legislation
Discussion: Firedoglake and Hit & Run
Barack Obama / Haaretz:
Peace is the only path to true security for Israel and the Palestinians  —  In an exclusive article for Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace, Barack Obama says that the only solution is a democratic, Jewish state living side-by-side in peace and security with a viable, independent Palestinian state.
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Senator's Cuban Spy Claims Put Several Conservative Journalists On Defense  —  The explosive allegations that the Cuban government was behind claims that Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) had sex with underage prostitutes may be most directly tied to the Daily Caller, but the saga touches a handful …
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
Bled dry by the New Class: Column  —  Bureaucrats push pencils at the expense of real workers  —  Life is hard.  It's harder still when an entire class of people with their hands out stands between you and success.  —  Unfortunately, that's increasingly the problem, all around the world.
Discussion: Hit & Run
 
 
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Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Joe Scarborough slams Chris Christie on guns
Discussion: National Review
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