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3:10 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 …
Greg Miller / Washington Post:
Fighters abandoning al-Qaeda affiliates to join Islamic State, U.S. officials say  —  U.S. spy agencies have begun to see groups of fighters abandoning al-Qaeda affiliates in Yemen and Africa to join the rival Islamist organization that has seized territory in Iraq and Syria and been targeted in American airstrikes, U.S. officials said.
Martin Matishak / The Hill:
Feinstein: ‘It takes an army to defeat an army’
Discussion: Politico, CANNONFIRE, Hot Air and BuzzFeed
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: The Raw Story, CNN, Daily Mail and Mediaite
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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 …
George Sells / FOX2now.com:
Ferguson police officer shoots, kills teen; community outraged
Discussion: KMOV-TV and The Daily Banter
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
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
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 …
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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