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5:50 PM ET, June 26, 2008

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Alexa Ainsworth / Political Radar:
Obama Camp Disavows Last Year's ‘Inartful’ Statement on D.C. Gun Law  —  ABC News' Teddy Davis and Alexa Ainsworth Report: With the Supreme Court poised to rule on Washington, D.C.'s, gun ban, the Obama campaign is disavowing what it calls an “inartful” statement to the Chicago Tribune last year …
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Mark Sherman / Associated Press:
High court affirms gun rights in historic decision  —  WASHINGTON - Silent on central questions of gun control for two centuries, the Supreme Court found its voice Thursday in a decision affirming the right to have guns for self-defense in the home and addressing a constitutional riddle almost …
David Stout / New York Times:
Justices Rule for Individual Gun Rights  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declared for the first time on Thursday that the Constitution protects an individual's right to have a gun, not just the right of the states to maintain militias.  —  Justice Antonin Scalia, writing for the majority …
Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Court: A constitutional right to a gun  —  The opinion can be downloaded here.  Relevant quotes from the majority opinion can be found here, and a replay of our LiveBlog can be found here.  Tom's commentary is here.  —  Answering a 217-year old constitutional question …
Marc Ambinder:
Obama Likes Heller  —  From a statement:
Bill Mears / CNN:
Supreme Court strikes down D.C. gun ban  —  CNN Supreme Court Producer  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a sweeping ban on handguns in the nation's capital violated the Second Amendment right to bear arms.  —  The justices voted 5-4 against the ban …
Tom Goldstein / SCOTUSblog:
My Sense of the Bottom-Line from Heller (updated at 11:30)
GOP.com:
Obama's Supreme Mistake on Guns
Discussion: Power Line and The Campaign Spot
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
COLD DEAD HANDS....Since I'm time zone challenged, I've …
Discussion: Blog P.I. and Slate
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Inartful  —  Obama's camp, walking back an earlier statement …
Discussion: Weekly Standard Blog
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
MCCAIN: GUN RULING, A ‘LANDMARK VICTORY’
Discussion: TownHall Blog
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Supreme Court Strikes Down 'Millionaire's Amendment'
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Americans in Agreement With Supreme Court on Gun Rights
Betsy Rothstein / The Hill:
Obama: ‘I bit my tongue’ against Clinton  —  Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) said he bit his tongue “many times” during the fierce primary battle with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.).  —  Two sources said that Obama's comments came after Rep. Diane Watson (D-Calif.), a Clinton backer …
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Lynn Sweet:   Reporters banned from Obama-Clinton meeting with Clinton backers on Thursday.
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Marty Lederman / Balkinization:
John Yoo Testimony
The Hill:
Housing bill, FISA delayed until after July recess  —  The Senate hit impasses over legislation aimed at helping struggling homeowners and a rewrite of spying laws, forcing Democratic leaders to push back consideration of those measures until next month.  —  Leaders had hoped to finish …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Overcoming Vitter  —  It appears as if he is the only Senator opposing the removal of the HIV travel and immigration ban.  The White House is on board, as are hefty bipartisan chunks of the Senate.  Here's how you can still help: email your senator asking him or her to support the removal of the HIV travel ban.
Discussion: Wonkette
Steven Thomma / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Under debate plan, Obama loses height advantage  —  WASHINGTON — Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama would sit at a table at two of three presidential debates this fall, according to a formal proposal unveiled Thursday, which, perhaps unintentionally, would neutralize Obama's height advantage.
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Keith Olbermann: Then and now  —  (updated below)  —  On January 31 of this year, Keith Olbermann donned his most serious face and most indignant voice tone to rail against George Bush for supporting telecom immunity and revisions to FISA.  In a 10-minute “Special Comment,” …
Robert D. Novak / Washington Post:
The Obamacons Who Worry McCain  —  What is an “Obamacon?”  The phrase surfaced in January to describe British conservatives entranced by Barack Obama.  On March 13 the American Spectator broadened the term to cover all “conservative supporters” of the Democratic presidential candidate.
Martin Roberts / Reuters:
Spanish parliament to extend rights to apes  —  MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's parliament voiced its support on Wednesday for the rights of great apes to life and freedom in what will apparently be the first time any national legislature has called for such rights for non-humans.
Discussion: Big Lizards
ABCNEWS:
Reporter's Notebook: Big Gun Country  —  Montana Governor Weighs Democrats' '08 Chances  —  “You've got to get everyone in the system,” said Schweitzer.  —  He is dismayed that Obama cast a vote for President Bush's 2005 energy bill while regularly criticizing the president on the issue.
 
 
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Richelieu / Weekly Standard Blog:
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Richard Perle / Washington Post:
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Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
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Megan McArdle:
Heller affirmed!  —  A well regulated Militia, being necessary …
Discussion: Political Insider
Agence France Presse:
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Gateway Pundit:
Obama Throws Maoist Hardliner and Weatherman Pal Under the Bus
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
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Discussion: Scripting News and The Caucus
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
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