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12:25 PM ET, August 31, 2015

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Nick Gass / Politico:
Steve Schmidt: Donald Trump ‘emasculating’ Jeb Bush  —  <p>Donald Trump is "emasculating" former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with his attacks and his performance in state and national polling, prominent Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said Monday.</p><p>" Look …
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John King / CNN:
1. A glaring omission as Obama's party holds its summer meeting  —  The Democratic National Committee's summer meeting is over, and there is something you won't find in the official minutes: a resolution supporting President Obama's Iran nuclear agreement.  —  The president's Iran embarrassment 00:52
Discussion: Hot Air and The Gateway Pundit
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
A Heckuva Job  —  There are many things we should remember about the events of late August and early September 2005, and the political fallout shouldn't be near the top of the list.  Still, the disaster in New Orleans did the Bush administration a great deal of damage …
Nick Gass / Politico:
GOP blasts Obama's Denali name change  —  <p>Republicans are criticizing President Barack Obama's decision to rename the tallest mountain in the United States to Denali, after the peak bore the name of Republican President William McKinley for more than a century.</p><p>The outcry …
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Julie Hirschfeld Davis / New York Times:
Mount McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali  —  President Obama announced on Sunday that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, restoring an Alaska Native name with deep cultural significance to the tallest mountain in North America.  —  The move came on the eve of Mr. Obama's trip to Alaska …
Caitlin Cruz / Talking Points Memo:
Boehner ‘Deeply Disappointed’ That Obama Just Renamed Mt. McKinley  —  House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said on Monday morning he was “deeply disappointed” by President Barack Obama's decision to rename North America's tallest peak.  —  Here's his statement in full:
Washington Post:
What happened to Scott Walker?  —  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker surged into the top tier of the Republican presidential race with a fiery speech in the depths of winter in Iowa.  But his candidacy has wilted in the heat of a summer dominated by Donald Trump, with loyalists and supporters …
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John McCormick / Bloomberg Business:
Scott Walker: Building a Wall Along U.S. Border With Canada a ‘Legitimate Issue’  —  Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said in an interview broadcast Sunday that building a wall along the U.S. border with Canada is something worthy of further study.  —  “That is a legitimate issue for us to look at …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and ABC News
Alexandra Jaffe / NBC News:
Scott Walker: Politicians ‘Trying To Distract’ With Birthright Citizenship
Discussion: Slate, Mashable and Guardian
The Sunday Times:
Golden Hynde  —  She ran wild with the Sex Pistols, topped the charts with the Pretenders and bared nearly all with Vivienne Westwood.  Chrissie Hynde's shocking new memoir is a raw account of the booze-fuelled life of the ultimate rock goddess  —  Krissi Murison  —  Portrait by Dean Chalkley
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
State to release largest batch of Clinton emails so far  —  <p>The roiling controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state looks likely to intensify Monday with the State Department set to release the largest batch of her messages made public thus far.</p><p …
Discussion: ABC News
Los Angeles Times:
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials say  —  Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-indexing hacked U.S. computer databases — including security clearance applications, airline records …
Jake Tapper / CNN:
Andy Parker, father of slain journalist Alison Parker, on CNN's State of the Union: “I'm telling you, they messed with the wrong family.”  —  Today on CNN's State of the Union, Andy Parker, father of slain journalist, Alison Parker, joined anchor, Jake Tapper.  —  For more information, see http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/.
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Eric Bradner / CNN:
Bernie Sanders says he's ‘strong’ on gun control
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Sanders: ‘I can get beyond the noise’ to pass gun rules
Discussion: Raw Story, CNN and American Power
 
 
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Donald Trump is set to blow up GOP orthodoxy — again
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