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9:35 PM ET, June 30, 2013

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Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
New same-sex marriage challenge fails  —  Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy turned down at midday Sunday a request to stop same-sex marriages from occurring in California.  Without comment, and without seeking views from the other side, Kennedy rejected a challenge to action …
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Ben Geman / The Hill:
Ted Olson: GOP moving toward backing same-sex marriage  —  The attorney and former George W. Bush administration official who helped defeat California's ban on gay marriage said the Republican Party is moving toward embracing the right of same-sex couples to wed.  —  “Republicans are changing.
Discussion: Politico and CNN
Maura Dolan / Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages in California  —  The Supreme Court rejected an emergency request to stop same-sex marriages in California, a lawyer for the gay couples who sued said Sunday.  —  Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., one of the lawyers who challenged Proposition 8 …
Discussion: Joe. My. God.
Emily Schultheis / Politico:
Prop 8 attorney: 'We're not giving up on any state'  —  Attorney David Boies, who argued the Proposition 8 case Hollingsworth v. Perry in front of the Supreme Court, said Sunday supporters of same-sex marriage are taking the fight to all 50 states.  —  Asked by CNN's Candy Crowley on …
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Report: High court rejects petition to halt gay marriages in Calif.
Guardian:
New NSA leaks show how US is bugging its European allies  —  Exclusive: Edward Snowden papers reveal 38 targets including EU, France and Italy  —  Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics  —  US intelligence services are spying on the European Union mission in New York and its embassy in Washington …
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Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
Schumer: Russia ‘should pay a price’ for harboring NSA leaker Snowden  —  Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) both urged a strong response to Russia's refusal to extradite National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.  —  “They should pay a price, either diplomatic, economic, geopolitical, for doing what they did.
Ginger Gibson / Politico:   Pelosi: Snowden no hero
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
Democrats Get a Gift From the Roberts Court  —  BACK in the days when Republicans were reading polls through rose-colored glasses and imagining a Mitt Romney landslide, one of their most plausible arguments was that many pollsters were simply misreading the likely composition of the electorate.
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Linda Greenhouse / Opinionator:
The Real John Roberts Emerges  —  This time a year ago, the conservative chief justice whose vote saved President Obama's health care law was a figure of mystery.  In fact, “The Mystery of John Roberts” was the title I gave to one of my Opinionator columns for The New York Times last summer.
Andrew Kirell / Mediaite:
Julian Assange Praises ‘Hero’ Snowden, Rebukes U.S. ‘Disgraceful’ Treatment On ABC This Week  —  Appearing exclusively on ABC's This Week on Sunday morning, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange discussed his and NSA leaker Edward Snowden's respective asylum situations, as well as the United States' …
Discussion: The Raw Story
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Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Assange: US decision to cancel Snowden's passport is a ‘disgrace’
Discussion: Politico
Business Insider:
Russian Lawmaker: ‘Morally Impermissible’ To Hand Over Snowden
European Parliament President Martin Schulz - all:
Schulz on alleged bugging of EU office by the US authorities  —  Brussels -  —  Foreign Affairs - Internal Policies and EU Institutions  —  The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz made the following statement on reports that EU offices have allegedly been bugged by the US authorities:
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Ben Geman / The Hill:
Gutierrez: Boehner's majority plan could doom immigration reform  —  A House Democrat seeking to forge an immigration deal warned Sunday that Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) pledge to only move a bill that a majority of his conference supports could create a “stalemate.”
Discussion: Politico
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Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Congressman Claims Immigration Bill Will ‘Force’ Immigrants To Become Citizens
Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
Sens. Schumer, McCain optimistic House will pass immigration bill
Discussion: Politico
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
“Wake Up, America!”  —  Massive protests and counter-protests are under way in Egypt.  It is hard to be optimistic about events in that part of the world, but who knows?  The course Egypt is on is unsustainable, as its economy is close to utter collapse.  I don't see how the current Muslim …
Discussion: Instapundit
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Catholic Online:
WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO - Syrian Jihadists behead Catholic priest  —  Jihadists are terrorizing Syrians and persecuting Christians.  —  Syrian terrorists have beheaded a Catholic priest who they accused of collaborating with the Assad regime.  Those accusations have not yet been verified.
Gretchen Morgenson / New York Times:
An Unstoppable Climb in C.E.O. Pay  —  WHEN we made our annual foray into the executive pay gold mine in April, chief executives' earnings for 2012 showed what appeared to be muted growth on the year.  The $14 million in median overall compensation received by the top 100 C.E.O.'s …
Discussion: AllThingsD and VentureBeat
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Republicans Paint Clinton as Old News for 2016 Presidential Election  —  WASHINGTON — Stuart Stevens, the top strategist for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, declared to an audience of reporters at a breakfast last month that electing Hillary Rodham Clinton would be like going back in time.
Paul Sperry / New York Post:
‘Waist’ of money at Guantanamo Bay as detainees get prison's ‘infidel’ gym replaced  —  Americans are supposed to have sympathy for the accused terrorist detainees now on hunger strike to protest supposedly cruel conditions at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Discussion: Pat Dollard and Weasel Zippers
Gil Hamer / TheTower.org:
The Gezi Diaries: Can We Still Call Turkey Civilized?  —  Some see it as a modern democracy with an Islamic tint, an improving, reforming country.  But if you were in Istanbul during the last month and a half, you'd have seen something completely different: a violent, authoritarian, increasingly suppressive and brutal regime.
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Claire Berlinski / Globe and Mail:   Tear gas is a symptom of Turkey's weak democracy
 
 
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Lloyd Green / The Daily Beast:
The Sprawling, Dimming Age of Obama
Felix Marquardt / New York Times:
The Best Hope for France's Young? Get Out
Discussion: Ed Driscoll
Mark Murray / First Read:
Unproductive Congress: How stalemates became the norm in Washington DC
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Carol D. Leonnig / Washington Post:
Secret-court judges upset at portrayal of ‘collaboration’ with government
Associated Press:
Kerry: Progress made in peace talks
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Associated Press:
Atheists unveil Fla monument near Ten Commandments
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Herb Keinon / Jerusalem Post:
PM tells cabinet after meeting Kerry that any accord with PA will be brought to referendum