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5:20 PM ET, April 24, 2013

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Chris Cassidy / Boston Herald:
Tamerlan Tsarnaev got Mass. welfare benefits  —  By:  —  Marathon bombings mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev was living on taxpayer-funded state welfare benefits even as he was delving deep into the world of radical anti-American Islamism, the Herald has learned.
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Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
Boston bomb suspect's name was on classified government watch lists  —  (Reuters) - The name of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was listed on the U.S. government's highly classified central database of people it views as potential terrorists.
The Boston Globe:
Russia contacted US government ‘multiple’ times  —  WASHINGTON — Russian authorities alerted the US government not once but “multiple” times over their concerns about Tamerlan Tsarnaev — including a second time nearly a year after he was first interviewed by FBI agents in Boston …
U.S. News:
NYPD chief: Marathon suspect says brothers were headed for New York to party  —  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is telling authorities he and his brother, Tamerlan, learned how to make bombs from Al Qaeda's online magazine, which recommends using fireworks.  Officials say Tamerlan bought fireworks in New Hampshire before the bombing.
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
WHOA!... Zubeidat Tsarnaeva Tells CNN: “I Don't Care if My Youngest Son Is Killed.  I Don't Care If I Am Killed.  I Will Say Allahu Akbar!"  (Video)  —  Whoa!  —  Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, the mother of Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Tzhokhar Tsarnaevso, made these shocking statements on CNN tonight:
Adrienne Mong / U.S. News:
Boston bomb suspect's aunt: Mosque won't bury Tamerlan Tsarnaev
The Boston Globe:
Russia alerted US repeatedly about suspect, senators say
Numbers / Pew Research Center for the People …:
Mixed Reactions to Senate Gun Vote  —  Democrats More Disappointed than Angry  —  OVERVIEW  —  The key Senate vote that halted gun control legislation last week is drawing a mixed reaction from the American public: 47% express negative feelings about the vote while 39% have a positive reaction …
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Lydia Saad / Gallup:
Pelosi Best Known, Least Liked of Congressional Leaders  —  Americans view top four leaders in House and Senate negatively, on balance  —  PRINCETON, NJ — The top Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. House and Senate are a generally unpopular foursome, with Democratic House Minority …
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Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Sanford ‘debates’ cardboard Pelosi
Discussion: Island Packet and CNN
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Poll finds Pelosi best known, but least liked congressional leader
FBI:
New York Man Charged with Internet Extortion and Cyber Stalking … A 21-year-old Great Neck, New York man was charged in a criminal complaint in the Eastern District of Michigan with Internet extortion and cyber stalking, announced United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade.
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NY Daily News:
Former Romney campaign intern busted in nude-pics blackmail scheme
Discussion: The Impolitic, The Week and Reuters
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Here Comes Amazon's Kindle TV Set-Top Box  —  Amazon (AMZN) is making e-readers and tablets and will likely soon introduce a smartphone.  As it works to build all types of connected devices, that leaves a natural next step: a television set-top box.  The e-commerce giant is planning …
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Obama's tattoo threat  —  President Barack Obama revealed he and first lady Michelle Obama have a master plan to prevent their two daughters from getting tattoos.  —  “What we've said to the girls is that 'If you guys ever decide to get a tattoo, then Mommy and me will get the exact same tattoo …
Discussion: CNN
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Biden rails against ‘twisted, perverted, knock-off jihadists’ who attacked Boston  —  Vice President Biden on Wednesday railed against the “twisted, perverted, knock-off jihadists” alleged to have planted the bombs that killed three and injured hundreds at the Boston Marathon last week.
Discussion: CNN and The Daily Caller
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Reid J. Epstein / Politico:
Biden: Tsarnaev brothers ‘perverted, cowardly, knock-off jihadis’
Susan Crabtree / Washington Times:
Obama backs out of Planned Parenthood keynote address  —  President Obama has canceled plans to deliver a keynote address at Planned Parenthood's annual fundraising dinner Thursday night after critics decried his high-profile role at the abortion rights group amid new concerns about the brutality of illegal forms of abortion.
Jake Sherman / Politico:
GOP pulls contentious Obamacare bill  —  House Republican leadership abruptly pulled a health care bill from the floor after concerns from conservatives that it extended President Barack Obama's health care law.  —  The legislation, which was championed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor …
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Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
House GOP Seeks To Trap Dems On Preexisting Conditions
Hunter Walker / Talking Points Memo:
Meet The New Man At The Center Of The Ricin Case  —  As the case against Paul Kevin Curtis for allegedly mailing ricin was unraveling Tuesday afternoon, FBI agents were already searching the house of another man in connection with the ongoing investigation.  —  Their focus has shifted …
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CNN:
Former suspect happy to be free, but who is behind ricin letters?
Discussion: Guardian and The Week
David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
Feds spend at least $890,000 on fees for empty accounts  —  If you are a federal worker on furlough this week — or an airline passenger delayed by federal furloughs — you might save your blood pressure, and go read another story.  —  This one is about all the money the U.S. government spends on . . . nothing.
Eli Saslow / Washington Post:
In Florida, a food-stamp recruiter deals with wrenching choices  —  FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A good recruiter needs to be liked, so Dillie Nerios filled gift bags with dog toys for the dog people and cat food for the cat people.  She packed crates of cookies, croissants, vegetables and fresh fruit.
Jonathan Martin / Politico:
Bush on Cheney: 'It's been cordial'  —  Former President George W. Bush is in the midst of a media blitz to promote the Thursday opening of his presidential library and has generally projected a jaunty, at-peace air as he takes questions about his tumultuous eight years in the White House.
Andrew Cohen / The Atlantic Online:
Executing the Mentally Handicapped Is Illegal—Except When It Isn't  —  In spite of the Supreme Court's 2002 ban on such executions, Warren Hill, a convicted murderer who all experts now agree is mentally retarded, once again faces lethal injection.  —  It rarely registers as news anymore …
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Zack Ford / ThinkProgress:
Former Ex-Gay Spokesperson Formally Apologizes For Promoting The Harmful Therapy  —  Earlier this month, John Paulk rebuked the ex-gay movement that he once championed as a spokesperson for Focus on the Family.  Now he has issued a formal apology, clarifying that the therapy did not change …
Discussion: Box Turtle Bulletin
 
 
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Laura Bassett / The Huffington Post:
Steve Kush, New Mexico GOP Official, Calls 19-Year-Old Labor Advocate ‘A Radical B*tch’
Discussion: ThinkProgress and Daily Kos
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
CBC members badger Democratic negotiator over diversity visas
Discussion: Politico
Vicki Needham / The Hill:
GOP: Labor nominee vote delayed after whistleblower invite
Discussion: Politico
Donovan Slack / Politico:
44 calls 43 ‘gracious,’ ‘patriotic’
Steven Ertelt / LifeNews.com:
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 Earlier Items: 
Tyler Kingkade / The Huffington Post:
Ray Canterbury On School Lunches: West Virginia Republican Proposes Making Kids Work For Food
Discussion: Wonkette
Meredith Shiner / Roll Call:
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Discussion: Taylor Marsh
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Hillary Clinton hits the speaking circuit