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2:00 PM ET, August 10, 2014

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Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic Online:
Hillary Clinton: ‘Failure’ to Help Syrian Rebels Led to the Rise of ISIS  —  The former secretary of state, and probable candidate for president, outlines her foreign-policy doctrine.  She says this about President Obama's: “Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle.”
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Lindsey Graham: If Obama Doesn't Go On Offense, Terrorists Are ‘Coming Here’  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) doesn't think the public has been sufficiently frightened about what is going on in the Middle East.  On Sunday, he urged President Barack Obama to give a speech warning Americans …
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McCain Attacks President Obama For ‘Ineffective’ Air Strikes In Iraq  —  Once again, John McCain's solution to everything more war!  —  In his gazillionth appearance on one of these Sunday bobble head shows, Sen. John McCain was once again about as predictable as the sun coming up in the morning …
Martin Matishak / The Hill:
Feinstein: ‘It takes an army to defeat an army’
Discussion: Politico and CANNONFIRE
KMOV-TV:
Tensions high in Ferguson after teen shot and killed by police officer  —  FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Tensions are high in Ferguson, Missouri and a large police presence is on hand after a teenager was shot to death by a police officer.  —  Police are asking the community to stay calm and allow the investigation to proceed.
Discussion: Daily Mail, CNN, Mediaite and The Raw Story
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Lee Enterprises / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Anger, confrontation after shooting of teen by Ferguson police officer  —  • By Leah Thorsen lthorsen@post-dispatch.com 636.937.6249 and Steve Giegerich sgiegerich@post-dispatch.com 314.725.6758  —  FERGUSON  • The fatal shooting of a teen Saturday afternoon by a Ferguson police officer outside …
Ian Lovett / New York Times:
In Surprising Defeat, Hawaii Governor Loses Primary  —  HONOLULU — After nearly four decades in elected office in Hawaii, Gov. Neil Abercrombie was dealt a stunning defeat in his bid for re-election over the weekend, becoming the first incumbent governor in the state's history to lose in his party's primary.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and Vox Popoli
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser:
IGE TRIUMPHS  —  Abercrombie becomes the first incumbent to lose a gubernatorial primary in Hawaii  —  In a historic upset, state Sen. David Ige, who was unknown to many voters six months ago, ousted Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Saturday in the Demo-cratic primary.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Ann Choi / MiamiHerald.com:
Two men sought in fatal shooting of Orthodox rabbi in Northeast Miami-Dade  —  The victim was from Brooklyn, N.Y., and was in South Florida visiting family.  One Jewish community group said it was “a robbery that went badly.”  —  A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn …
New York Times:
Mr. Obama, Your Move  —  Sometime in late summer, if predictions are right, President Obama will use his executive authority to protect many unauthorized immigrants from deportation.  —  We don't know the details.  Mr. Obama and the Department of Homeland Security have not yet supplied the who …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and Daily Kos
WUSA9.com:
WUSA9 Crew vehicle burglarized in DC  —  WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — Typically our crews are reporting on these sorts of incidents, but on Friday our own WUSA9 crew's vehicle was burglarized.  —  Ironically, the burglary occurred while the crew was working on a story about an app that alerts people of “sketchy” neighborhoods.
Washington Post:
Unlike previous midterm election years, no dominant theme has emerged for 2014  —  Ask voters in North Carolina's Research Triangle what November's midterm elections are about and one will tell you drones.  A second will say closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Yet another, the middle-class squeeze.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
 
 
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