Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:50 AM ET, May 6, 2013


 Top Items: 
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 …
Julian Pecquet / The Hill:
House Dem: Benghazi talking points were a ‘victory of hope over reality’
Discussion: Twitchy and Politico
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 …
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.
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
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 …
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
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 and Joe. My. God.
Juan Williams / The Hill:
Opinion: A win-win for all on tax reform  —  What a difference two years can make in a debt ceiling debate.  —  The country is expected once again to hit the debt ceiling later this year after the borrowing limit suspension expires on May 19.  —  Two years ago House Republicans came …
Discussion: Politico
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 …
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Obama's Gitmo woes  —  There are steps the president can take to improve a Kafkaesque situation.  —  President Obama took questions from the press Tuesday on the 100th day of his second term in office.  —  President Obama sounded genuinely outraged last week when he talked …
Discussion: and Daily Kos
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 9:50 AM ET, May 6, 2013.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 More Items: 
Associated Press:
Gabrielle Giffords given Profile in Courage award
Discussion: The Immoral Minority
New York Times:
The Dark Side, Carefully Masked
Discussion: Booman Tribune
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
 Earlier Items: 
Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite:
James Carville Heaps Praise On Ted Cruz: ‘Most Talented And Fearless’ GOP Politician Of Last 30 Years
Discussion: The Raw Story