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11:00 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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Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Sarah Palin just joined the ‘impeach Obama’ crowd.  That's bad news for the GOP.  —  Sarah Palin on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Obama, writing in a Breitbart op-ed that the influx of young illegal immigrants over the southern border …
Discussion: Bloomberg View and Hot Air
Meredith Shiner / Yahoo! News:
Joni Ernst: ‘Impeachment’ of Obama should be on the table Yahoo News 29 mins ago  —  Sarah Palin might have called for the impeachment of President Barack Obama Tuesday, but Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst actually beat her to the punch by six months.
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: Washington Monthly and Mediaite
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Senate Dems Ready To Unveil Bill Reversing Hobby Lobby Ruling  —  Senate Democrats are poised to introduce legislation as early as Tuesday to reverse the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling which exempted for-profit corporations with religious owners from the Obamacare mandate to cover emergency contraceptives in their insurance plans.
Discussion: National Review
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Rea Carey / Advocate:
Op-ed: Why One of the Biggest LGBT Orgs Has Stopped Supporting ENDA
NationalJournal.com:
Why Isn't Obama Going to the Border?  —  The president will be raising money in Texas, but doesn't plan to see the migrant crisis for himself.  His critics will have a field day.  —  President Obama evidently has decided not to put a human face on the crisis unfolding at the southern U.S. border—not even his own.
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New York Times:
Obama Asks for $3.7 Billion to Aid Border
Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Rick Perry to Barack Obama: No shake, but yes to meeting
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Immigrant Surge Rooted in Law to Curb Child Trafficking
Jonathan Tilove / Austin American-Statesman:
Rick Perry declines Obama offer for ‘quick handshake’ at Austin airport
Meredith Colias / Rapid City Journal:
Man dies in Custer hot dog eating contest  —  What should have been a fun way to kick off the Fourth of July weekend quickly turned tragic for a Custer man who choked to death while trying to speedily eat hot dogs during a competitive eating contest.  —  The crowd at Way Park in Custer …
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: Hot Air and ABC News
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Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Republicans Choose Cleveland for 2016 National Convention
Ashton Davis / GOP.com:
RNC Site Selection Committee Recommends Cleveland for 2016
Politico:
Cleveland to host 2016 GOP convention
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 …
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Cavan Sieczkowski / The Huffington Post:
Raju The Elephant Cries After Being Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse, Chains  —  For 50 years, Raju the elephant was abused, held shackled in spiked chains and forced to live off scraps from passing tourists.  All that changed when he was rescued last weekend by wildlife conservationists …
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
Hometown Editorial: McDaniel Isn't A Racist Because He Played Basketball  —  A newspaper editorial in Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel's (R) home county argued that McDaniel couldn't possibly be a racist since he played basketball in college.  —  The editorial by the Laurel Leader-Call …
Discussion: Mediaite
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Joshua Green / Washington Monthly:
True Lies  —  The best recent memoir from Republican Washington is a hoax.  That should tell you something.  —  I Am Martin Eisenstadt:  —  One Man's (Wildly  —  Inappropriate) Adventures with the Last Republicans  —  The 2008 presidential election will be remembered for a lot of things …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
A Window Opens Onto the Left-Wing Conspiracy  —  The Democracy Alliance is not a famous organization, but it deserves to be.  The Alliance consists of approximately 100 rich liberals who have taken upon themselves the task of coordinating America's many left-wing organizations to promote a single radical agenda.
Katie Pavlich / Townhall.com:
Violent MS-13 Gang Members Leave Graffiti on Bathroom Walls of Nogales Border Patrol Processing Center  —  4.6K  —  SHARES  —  An internal Border Patrol executive summary obtained by Townhall confirms that at least 16 unaccompanied illegal minors (those under the age of 18 …
Geoff Pender / The Clarion-Ledger:
Cochran camp says it ‘screwed up’ cash accounting  —  Facing allegations of vote buying and a challenge to a GOP primary runoff win, the Thad Cochran campaign on Tuesday said it made a mistake with its accounting of nearly $53,000 in get-out-the-vote cash and will have to amend its reporting to the Federal Election Commission.
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 …
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Iowa Democrat in ‘farmer’ trouble again?  —  Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) is facing a new kerfuffle over farmers.  —  Braley seems to claim that he's a farmer in a video clip circulated by the pro-Republican group America Rising, an unhelpful comment for a Senate candidate who previously landed …
Discussion: Weekly Standard
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.
 
 
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