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8:45 PM ET, January 23, 2012

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Tim Mak / The Politico:
Rand Paul detained by TSA  —  Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was detained Monday by the Transportation Security Administration in Nashville, Tenn., after refusing a full body pat-down, POLITICO has confirmed.  —  “I spoke with him five minutes ago and he was being detained indefinitely,” Paul spokesperson Moira Bagley said.
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Keith Laing / The Hill:
White House sides with TSA in Rand Paul standoff  —  The White House is standing by the Transportation Security Administration in its standoff with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and his father, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).  —  The elder Paul called the TSA a …
Matthew Boyle / The Daily Caller:
Rand Paul on TSA detainment: 'I was barked at: 'Do not leave the cubicle!  "  —  Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul told The Daily Caller that being “detained” by the Transportation Security Administration at the Nashville airport Monday was a major ordeal that underscores flaws in TSA's procedures …
Matthew Boyle / The Daily Caller:
Sen. Rand Paul ‘detained’ by TSA in Nashville, TSA denies  —  Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul's press secretary Moira Bagley tweeted on Monday that Transportation Security Administration officials were detaining her boss in Nashville, Tenn.  —  “Just got a call from @senrandpaul,” Bagley tweeted at about 10 a.m. on Monday.
Ryan Lizza / New Yorker:
THE OBAMA MEMOS … - POLITICS - PROFILES - THE TALK OF THE TOWN - COMMENT - TABLE OF CONTENTS - THE FINANCIAL PAGE - NEWS DESK - THE POLITICAL SCENE
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James Pethokoukis / The Enterprise Blog:
11 stunning revelations from Larry Summers's secret economics memo to Barack Obama  —  A lengthy piece in The New Yorker looks at policymaking in the Obama White House.  A key source for writer Ryan Lizza is a 57-page, “Sensitive & Confidential” memo written by economist Larry Summers …
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
Ryan Lizza / News Desk:
The Summers Memo  —  In a piece this week on Barack Obama's shift …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Jonathan Easley / Ballot Box:
Gingrich tops 40 percent in Rasmussen Florida poll  —  A slew of new polling data shows Newt Gingrich soaring in Florida following his convincing victory in South Carolina.  —  An Insider Advantage poll released Sunday night showed Gingrich leading Mitt Romney 34 percent to 26 percent in the Sunshine State …
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NewsMax.com:
Newt Surges to Lead in Fla., Romney Trails by 8 Points
David Frum / CNN:
Editor's note: David Frum, a CNN contributor, was a special assistant …
Discussion: This Just In
Wall Street Journal:
The Gingrich Challenge  —  A test for Romney, GOP officials …
Wallacegw / CNN:
Paul skipping primary night in Florida
Ardem / Blue Arkansas:
Ken Aden's Campaign Manager Comes Home To Find Cat Killed; “LIBERAL” Written On Its Corpse  —  This post includes a graphic picture.  It is included here not for shock value, but to show just how heinous some people can be.  —  Last night, I got the most chilling phone call I have ever received.
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Scott Keyes / ThinkProgress:
Arkansas Democratic Campaign Manager Comes Home To Find Child's Cat Murdered, ‘LIBERAL’ Written On Dead Body  —  The campaign manager of Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate Ken Aden arrived home last night to find his child's pet cat murdered on the front porch with the word “LIBERAL” scrawled across its lifeless body.
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Democratic Operative's Cat Slaughtered, ‘Liberal’ Painted On Corpse
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
David Catanese / The Politico:   Ark. campaign manager's cat slaughtered
Tanya Somanader / ThinkProgress:
Santorum To Rape Victims: ‘Make The Best Out Of A Bad Situation’  —  Standing steadfast as the most socially right-wing candidate in the GOP presidential field, Rick Santorum has repeatedly touted his extreme anti-choice position, which dictates that abortion should be uniformly illegal, even in cases of rape or incest.
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Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Santorum Promises To Outlaw Gay Civil Marriage Because It Does Not Reflect 'God's Will For Us'
Discussion: Towleroad News #gay
Mackenzie Weinger / The Politico:
Washington state set to approve gay marriage  —  Washington state is set to become the seventh in the country to legalize gay marriage, according to a report Monday.  —  Democratic Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen announced she would be the 25th vote needed to pass the same-sex marriage bill …
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Laurel Ramseyer / Firedoglake:
BREAKING: Washington's Marriage Equality Bill Has Enough Votes to Pass
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Washington's Anti-Gay Pastor To Marriage Supporters: You Think ‘You Know Better Than God’
CBS News:
Gay marriage bill in Wash. locks in key vote
Discussion: Opinion L.A.
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Police Use of GPS Is Ruled Unconstitutional  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled unanimously that the police violated the Constitution when they placed a Global Positioning System tracking device on a suspect's car and monitored its movements for 28 days.
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
For Justices, State of the Union Can Be a Trial
Discussion: Law Blog and Hit & Run
The United States Department of Justice:
Former CIA Officer John Kiriakou Charged with Disclosing Covert Officer's Identity and Other Classified Information to Journalists and Lying to CIA's Publications Review Board … ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former CIA officer, John Kiriakou, was charged today with repeatedly disclosing classified information …
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Greg Miller / Washington Post:
Former CIA officer charged in alleged leaks
Ross Douthat:
Calling Mitch Daniels  —  For months now, even as the rest of the conservative commentariat has gradually resigned itself to the existing presidential field, the Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol has continued to pine — publicly, unstintingly, immune to either embarrassment or fatigue— for another candidate to jump into the race.
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Sports Illustrated:
Bruins' goalie Thomas declines White House visit  —  (SI.com) — The Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins visited the White House today to be honored by President Barack Obama, but the team's star goaltender declined to attend for poltical reasons.  —  According to Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli …
Politics:
Is This Barack Obama's Willie Horton?  —  Is This Barack Obama's Willie Horton?  —  Politics Buzz There's a long political history of tying a politician — from Michael Dukakis to Mike Huckabee — to a dangerous felon who was released and committed more crimes.
Discussion: Hot Air
Chicago Tribune:
Sen. Mark Kirk undergoes surgery after suffering stroke  —  U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk underwent surgery today at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after suffering a stroke, his office said.  —  “On Saturday, Senator Kirk checked himself into Lake Forest Hospital, where doctors discovered …
Mark Steyn / National Review:
The Man Who Gave Us Newt  —  The nature of this peculiar primary season - the reason it seems at odds with both the 2009-2010 political narrative and the seriousness of the times - was determined by Mitt Romney.  Even if you don't mind RomneyCare, or the abortion flip-flop, or any of the rest …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Don't Be Stupid: It's Not About the Money  —  I keep hearing that people are claiming it's a problem that Mitt Romney is rich.  Only no one actually seems to be saying that.  I understand why Mitt Romney is claiming that, which he continually does.  He's changing the subject and trying to fight with a straw-man.
 
 
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