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10:30 AM ET, May 6, 2013


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Fox News:
Clinton sought end-run around counterterrorism bureau on night of Benghazi attack, witness will say  —  On the night of Sept. 11, as the Obama administration scrambled to respond to the Benghazi terror attacks, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a key aide effectively tried to cut …
John Sexton / BREITBART.COM:
Discussion: Hot Air and National Review
Stephanie Nebehay / Reuters:
U.N. has testimony that Syrian rebels used sarin gas: investigator  —  (Reuters) - U.N. human rights investigators have gathered testimony from casualties of Syria's civil war and medical staff indicating that rebel forces have used the nerve agent sarin, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.
Julian Pecquet / The Hill:
UN: Rebels, not Assad, appear to have used chemical weapons  —  United Nations human rights investigators said Sunday they have gathered testimony from outside Syria suggesting rebels, not Bashar Assad's regime, may have used chemical weapons.  —  “Our investigators have been in neighboring …
Syria crisis: UN's del Ponte says evidence rebels ‘used sarin’  —  Testimony from victims of the Syrian conflict suggests rebels have used the nerve agent sarin, according to a leading United Nations investigator.  —  Carla del Ponte told Swiss TV there were “strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof”.
Discussion: The Agonist and The PJ Tatler
Bill Keller / New York Times:
Syria Is Not Iraq  —  IN the search for an American response …
Discussion: ABCNEWS
Anne Barnard / New York Times:
Syria Condemns Israel for Air Assault Near Damascus
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Sanford has momentum in SC-1  —  PPP's final poll of the special election in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District finds a race that's too close to call, with Republican Mark Sanford leading Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch 47-46.  The 1 point lead for Sanford represents a 10 point reversal …
Ali Weinberg / First Read:
Sanford challenges questions with spontaneous poll of women
Discussion: Yahoo! News, PoliticusUSA and The Fix
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Rush Limbaugh may leave Cumulus  —  The Rush Limbaugh Program is considering ending its affiliation agreement with Cumulus Media at the end of this year, a move that would bring about one of the biggest shakeups in talk radio history, a source close to the show tells POLITICO.
Brian Stelter / New York Times:
Behind the Scenes at Fox  —  A few days before the presidential election last November, Roger Ailes, the chief executive of Fox News, ordered that Geraldo Rivera's microphone be cut off after Mr. Rivera angrily defended the Obama administration against charges levied by others on Fox.
Carrie Budoff Brown / Politico:
Gang of Eight plots path to Senate supermajority  —  Senate immigration negotiators are targeting as many as two dozen Republicans for a show-of-force majority — which they believe may be the only way a reform bill will have the momentum to force the House to act.
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Players to watch on immigration reform
RICHARDSON ON CRUZ: 'I DON'T THINK HE SHOULD BE DEFINED AS A HISPANIC'  —  Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.  —  ABC: Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson joined ABC News for a web interview after his appearance on the “This Week” roundtable on Sunday …
Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Kentucky Town Rejects Girl's Gun Death as a Symbol  —  BURKESVILLE, Ky. — Last Monday, Kristian Sparks and his sister, Caroline, visited a Fred's Super Dollar store here.  A store manager recalled that it was an ordinary shopping trip, saying that the boy was outgoing and energetic …
David Jackson / USA Today:
Obama to launch new jobs tours  —  President Obama is turning back to the jobs issue, launching a series of “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tours” starting Thursday with an appearance in Texas.  —  Obama will visit growing areas “to learn what has helped them become successful and use …
Discussion: Right Wing News
Joseph Amodeo / The Huffington Post:
Cardinal Dolan Denies Catholics Entry at Cathedral Because of Dirty Hands  —  “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened” (Matthew 7:7-8).
Discussion: GLAAD, Advocate, Althouse and Joe. My. God.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Chutzpah Caucus  —  At this point the economic case for austerity — for slashing government spending even in the face of a weak economy — has collapsed.  Claims that spending cuts would actually boost employment by promoting confidence have fallen apart.
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Paul Krugman:
Naive Fiscal Cynicism
Discussion: Business Insider and Brad DeLong
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard / Telegraph:
German euro founder calls for ‘catastrophic’ currency to be broken up  —  Oskar Lafontaine, the German finance minister who launched the euro, has called for a break-up of the single currency to let southern Europe recover, warning that the current course is “leading to disaster”.
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New York Post:
Pol surrenders after being caught in Huntley wiretap
David WaldmanFollow / Daily Kos:
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Andy Greenberg / Forbes:
Meet The ‘Liberator’: Test-Firing The World's First Fully 3D-Printed Gun
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Obama's Gitmo woes
Discussion: and Daily Kos
Juan Williams / The Hill:
Opinion: A win-win for all on tax reform
Discussion: Politico
Associated Press:
Gabrielle Giffords given Profile in Courage award
Discussion: The Immoral Minority
New York Times:
The Dark Side, Carefully Masked
Discussion: Booman Tribune
 Earlier Items: 
Boston Herald:
FBI searches Tsarnaev apartment as uncle arrives
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Associated Press:
Police say 1 killed as Islamic group demonstrates in Bangladesh for anti-blasphemy law
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Jihad Watch
Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite:
James Carville Heaps Praise On Ted Cruz: ‘Most Talented And Fearless’ GOP Politician Of Last 30 Years
Discussion: The Hill, CNN, The Raw Story and Ballot Box