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Sen. Rand Paul / Politico:
Rick Perry Is Dead Wrong  —  There are many things I like about Texas Gov. Rick Perry, including his stance on the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution.  But apparently his new glasses haven't altered his perception of the world, or allowed him to see it any more clearly.
Amie Parnes / The Hill:
Obama the pariah  —  Democrats in tough reelection races have a blunt message for President Obama: Keep away.  —  Obama's approval ratings are in the basement and show no signs of improving, so Democrats are keeping their distance.  On the stump, in campaign ads and at fundraisers, Obama's absence is increasingly conspicuous.
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Julian Zelizer / CNN:
The World Cup of U.S. politics
Discussion: The Hill and Washington Monthly
Juan Williams / The Hill:
Reid just wants to legislate
Discussion: VodkaPundit
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
GOP governors see scant Hobby Lobby political fallout
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Daily Kos
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
Report: SMALL LIFELESS, DEAD CHILDREN Found “Washed Up Along Riverbank” of Rio Grande  —  Mexican emigrants crossing the Rio Grande near El Paso, Texas.  (Danny Lehman/Corbis)  —  A Fox News exclusive reported this morning by Jana Winter inexplicably buried the lede.
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Jana Winter / Fox News:
Endless wave of illegal immigrants floods Rio Grande valley
Discussion: Liberaland and DML Daily
Michael Barone / Washington Examiner:
Political fallout from underage illegal immigrants may spread far from the Rio Grande Valley
Discussion: Sky Dancing and The Hill
Eric Schmitt / New York Times:
Bergdahl Is Set to Resume Life on Active Duty  —  WASHINGTON — Six weeks after being released from five years in Taliban captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to return to life as a regular Army soldier as early as Monday, Defense Department officials said late Sunday.
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Julian E. Barnes / Wall Street Journal:
Bowe Bergdahl Has Refused to Speak to Parents
Discussion: Mediaite
Jessica Chasmar / Washington Times:
DOJ investigates Nebraska parade float critical of Obama  —  The U.S. Department of Justice has sent a member of its Community Relations Service team to investigate a Nebraska parade float that criticized President Obama.  —  A Fourth of July parade float featured at the annual Independence …
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Cheryl K. Chumley / Washington Times:
Eric Holder: ‘Racial animus’ fuels opposition to Obama and me
Discussion: CNN, American Spectator and Ricochet
Saul Elbein / The New Republic:
Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs  —  The media narrative misses what life there is really like  —  As Central Americans have begun streaming across our border seeking asylum, I've followed press accounts with an increasing sense of queasiness.  There are, in the opinion pieces …
Andrew Kirell / Mediaite:
CNBC Reporter Torches Rick Santelli: Nothing You've Predicted Has Ever Come True  —  If you're at all familiar with CNBC's Rick Santelli, you know he almost never appears on the network without a shoutfest ensuing.  —  The financial commentator — long considered the godfather …
Jeff Patch / The Iowa Republican:
Braley threatened litigation over chickens at Holiday Lake vacation home  —  The Holiday Lake home of Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo.  —  BROOKLYN, Iowa—Is Bruce Braley chicken?  —  That question is on the minds of many residents of Brooklyn and Holiday Lake, a 755-acre community of 300 families just north of town.
Derrik J. Lang / Associated Press:
‘Archie’ Will Die Saving Gay Friend In Comic Book  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.  —  The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday's installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt …
The Mike Report:
Shocking anti-Semitic hatefest in downtown Seattle  —  JEWS DEPICTED AS EATING GENTILE BABIES AND DRINKING THEIR BLOOD.  —  As Hamas Rockets continued to rain down on Israeli population centers, a large anti-Israel rally took place in Seattle's Westlake Center this Saturday, July 12.
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Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
The Strange Leak of the New Exposé ‘Clinton, Inc.’  —  Sure, hotly anticipated books leak all the time.  But 10 days early?  And by a tipster who seems to be posing as a Tea Partier—but who one source suspects is affiliated with the Clintons?  —  The marketing and publicity folks …
New York Times:
Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail  —  After being arrested on a misdemeanor charge following a family dispute last year, Jose Bautista was unable to post $250 bail and ended up in a jail cell on Rikers Island.  —  A few days later, he tore his underwear …
Discussion: Firedoglake and Gothamist
Rebecca Riffkin / Gallup:
Americans' Approval of the Supreme Court Remains Divided  —  Approval among Republicans up 21 percentage points from 2013  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans remain divided in their assessments of the U.S. Supreme Court, with 47% approving of the job it is doing, and 46% disapproving.
Alex Roarty / NationalJournal.com:
Think the Economy Can Save Democrats?  It Won't  —  The economy might play a role in presidential politics, but its impact is near nil in the midterms.  —  Unemployed Americans line up as they wait to gain entry to meet prospective employers a career fair.  (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Discussion: AEIdeas and The Daily Caller
New York Times:
Kansas' Ruinous Tax Cuts  —  There was a windstorm of hasty excuses in recent weeks after Kansas reported that it took in $338 million less than expected in the 2014 fiscal year and would have to dip heavily into a reserve fund.  Spending wasn't cut enough, said conservatives.
Fred Hiatt / Washington Post:
Needed: A new team of rivals  —  Maybe it is time for a shake-up.  —  President Obama's second-term staffing was always going to be a risk.  He abandoned his first term's team of rivals for a closer-knit team of loyalists.  The bet was that he was assured enough in the job to no longer need …
Discussion: Power Line
ThinkProgress:
The False Statement Of Fact That Forms The Backbone Of John Boehner's Anti-Obama Lawsuit  —  Last January, the two lawyers behind Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit claiming that President Obama is not implementing Obamacare fast enough authored an article in Politico Magazine laying out the legal theory behind this litigation.
Discussion: The Dish
Byron Tau / Politico:
Shaun McCutcheon wades into Mississippi race  —  The plaintiff in a landmark campaign finance case is asking Mississippi to investigate allegations of election fraud in that state's Republican primary between Sen. Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel.  —  Shaun McCutcheon — an Alabama GOP donor …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
 
 
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James Hohmann / Politico:
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