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9:40 AM ET, July 10, 2014

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Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Dana Milbank: In border crisis, Obama is accused of ‘lawlessness’ for following law  —  A querulous quartet of conservatives took to the Senate floor Wednesday to condemn President Obama for his latest atrocity against the American way of life.  —  The Republican foursome …
Discussion: ABC News and Twitchy
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New York Times:
Obama Presses Perry to Rally Support for Border Funds  —  DALLAS — President Obama on Wednesday directly challenged Gov. Rick Perry of Texas to rally Republicans in support of a $3.7 billion emergency measure aimed at solving the humanitarian crisis caused as thousands of Central American children have crossed the Mexican border.
Newt Gingrich / CNN:
Obama's absurd and expensive border strategy  —  Editor's note: Newt Gingrich is a co-host of CNN's “Crossfire,” which airs at 6:30 p.m. ET weekdays, and author of a new book, “Breakout: Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of the Past, and the Epic Battle That Will Decide America's Fate.”
Caroline May / BREITBART.COM:
TOP DEM: U.S. ‘CANNOT BE EXPECTED TO GIVE SANCTUARY TO EVERY SINGLE CHILD IN THE WORLD’
Discussion: Rush Limbaugh and Right Wing News
Fairleft / Firedoglake:
53 Palestinians, 0 Israelis Die in Air and Missile Strikes ...  Is the US media biased in its reports on Israeli airstrikes?  —  And yet still we get obscene propaganda from the mainstream ‘news’ masquerading as a headline:  —  Gaza rockets land deep in Israel as it bombards Palestinian enclave
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Michelle Nichols / Reuters:
Exclusive: Iraq tells U.N. that ‘terrorist groups’ seized nuclear materials  —  (Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to …
Jake Sherman / Politico:
Spill closes House side of Capitol  —  Most of the House side of the U.S. Capitol has been re-opened, after an asbestos scare.  —  The East Grand Staircase, a major staircase in the Capitol, remains closed.  —  Capitol Police and the Architect of the Capitol were investigating whether there was a …
Discussion: Daily Kos
Lanny Davis / The Hill:
Hillary Clinton's ‘Hard Choices’ shows who she is  —  The reviews are in on Hard Choices, Hillary Clinton's history of her four-year tenure as U.S. secretary of State.  They are almost all positive.  Her book sales are strong — No. 1 on The New York Times best sellers list for three weeks in a row.
New York Times:
Chinese Hackers Pursue Key Data on U.S. Workers  —  WASHINGTON — Chinese hackers in March broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that houses the personal information of all federal employees, according to senior American officials.
Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
Democrats push race issues, revving up their voters  —  Democrats are injecting race into the 2014 midterm elections amid fears that a drop-off in minority voters could severely cost them at the polls this fall.  —  Democratic leaders in Congress and administration officials …
The Commonwealth Fund:
Gaining Ground: Americans' Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care After the Affordable Care Act's First Open Enrollment Period  —  A new Commonwealth Fund survey finds that in the wake of the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period, significantly fewer working-age adults …
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Moderate voters are a myth  —  TWEET SHARE +1 LINKEDIN EMAIL PRINT  —  There is no creature more revered in American politics than the moderate voter.  Unlike the ideologues and partisans destroying politics, the moderate is free of cant and independent of party.
Mollie Hemingway / The Federalist:
Media Ignorance Is Becoming A Serious Problem  —  Last week, conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt interviewed Zach Carter, who is The Huffington Post's senior political economy reporter.  The interview's purpose was to discuss Carter's negative response to Hewitt's previous interview of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
Discussion: Ed Driscoll
KHOU-TV:
4 children, 2 adults shot dead in Spring; prompts hours-long standoff  —  SPRING, Texas - Six people were shot dead, including four children, Wednesday afternoon in north Harris County, according to Harris County Pct. 4 deputies.  —  The incident happened at a home in the 700 block of Leaflet in the Enchanted Oaks subdivision.
Discussion: USA Today and Hinterland Gazette
Tom Jackman / Washington Post:
In ‘sexting’ case Manassas City police want to photograph teen in sexually explicit manner, lawyers say  —  A Manassas City teenager accused of “sexting” a video to his girlfriend is now facing a search warrant in which Manassas City police and Prince William County prosecutors want to take a photo …
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ThinkProgress:
Virginia Police Want To Force A 17 Year-Old Boy To Have An Erection, And Then Take Pictures Of It
Discussion: Liberaland
The Hill:
Graham: GOP must pony up emergency border funds or take blame  —  Republicans will take the political fall if they don't provide emergency funds to address the immigrant crisis at the southern border, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) warned Wednesday.  —  A number of conservatives on Capitol Hill …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
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Cristina Marcos / The Hill:
Boehner says no to impeachment  —  Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday said he doesn't support calls from members of his party to impeach President Obama.  —  Asked about former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's comments that Obama should be impeached over the influx …
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Lauren French / Politico:
John Boehner: Immigration could be in suit
Discussion: CNN, Hot Air and NationalJournal.com
Jordan Steffen / Denver Post:
ADAMS JUDGE TOSSES COLORADO GAY MARRIAGE BAN BUT STAYS RULING  —  An Adams County District Court judge on Wednesday declared Colorado's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but he immediately stayed his ruling.  —  Judge C. Scott Crabtree pulled no punches in his 49-page ruling …
Mark Murray / NBC News:
Enough!  Most Say They're Over Sarah Palin, Poll Shows  —  54% percent want to hear less from the former vice-presidential nominee, including a majority of independents and even nearly four-in-10 Republicans.
 
 
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Dan Cadman / cis.org:
Analysis of the Supplemental Budget Request
Rebecca Bratek / Los Angeles Times:
57,000 migrant children picked up at U.S. border since Oct. 1
Mary Papenfuss / Reuters:
Berkeley, California orders free pot for poor patients
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Legal Experts: National Marriage Equality Could Happen Within A Year
Deirdre Walsh / CNN:
Rare bipartisan approval of job training measure
Discussion: Politico
Sarah Smith / Politico:
Cory Booker, Rand Paul join on ‘common sense’
Discussion: CNN
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Juliet Eilperin / Washington Post:
Nebraska court date pushes final Keystone XL decision past the midterms
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Daily Kos
US News:
What's Wrong With Tom Cotton?
Fox News:
EPA claims it has the power to garnish wages without court approval
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Austin Frakt / New York Times:
The New Health Care: Does Birth Control Coverage Pay for Itself? Maybe Not
Courtland Milloy / Washington Post:
Bicyclist bullies try to rule the road in D.C.
New York Times:
Midterm Calculus: Voting Totals Reveal Crucial Boost From Blacks in Thad Cochran's Victory
Discussion: Washington Monthly
 

 
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