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10:15 PM ET, August 7, 2013

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Julie Pace / Associated Press:
IN REBUKE, OBAMA CANCELS MOSCOW SUMMIT WITH PUTIN  —  LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.  —  The decision reflected both U.S. anger over Russia's harboring …
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Robert Zubrin / National Review:
Give Snowden Immunity  —  The United States should give former NSA contractor Edward Snowden immunity from prosecution in exchange for congressional testimony.  —  The suggestion may strike many of my fellow national-security conservatives as outrageous.  Snowden certainly violated the law and may have committed treason.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and Hit & Run
John Lewis / Guardian:
Veteran civil rights campaigner praises Snowden's act of ‘civil disobedience’  —  John Lewis, one of America's most revered civil rights leaders, says the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was continuing the tradition of civil disobedience by revealing details of classified US surveillance programs.
Politico:
Jay Leno's interview with President Obama (transcript, video)  —  Q Welcome the President of the United States — Barack Obama.  (Applause.)  —  Welcome back, sir.  —  THE PRESIDENT: Thank you.  It's good to be back.  (Applause.)  —  Q Well, we're thrilled to have you.
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Obama's Russia reset unravels
Discussion: CNN, Techdirt and The Hill
The White House:
Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Travel to Russia
Arizona Republic:
Hundreds protest Obama outside Phoenix high school  —  FONT:  —  Hundreds of protesters wielded signs, chanted slogans and argued with each other Tuesday outside Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, while President Barack Obama spoke about housing and the economy inside.
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Nick Wing / The Huffington Post:
Obama Protesters Sing ‘Bye Bye Black Sheep,’ Rail Against ‘Half-White Muslim’ In Arizona  —  A raucous crowd of supporters and protesters from both ends of the political spectrum showed up outside President Barack Obama's appearance in Phoenix, Ariz. on Tuesday, with some of his detractors turning …
The Daily Beast:
Al Qaeda Conference Call Intercepted by U.S. Officials Sparked Alerts  —  It wasn't just any terrorist message that triggered U.S. terror alerts and embassy closures—but a conference call of more than 20 far-flung al Qaeda operatives, Eli Lake and Josh Rogin report.
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Nick Wing / The Huffington Post:
Rick Santorum: Liberals ‘Make It Uncomfortable For Students’ To Shower At The Gym  —  Next time you feel uncomfortable showering at the gym, blame it on liberals and their abortion rights agenda.  Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum (R) does.  —  Speaking to anti-abortion group Students …
Discussion: The Raw Story
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Tyler Cowen / Marginal Revolution:
Is Amazon Art a doomed venture?  Let's hope so  —  I do not think it will revolutionize the art world: … I expect the real business here to come in posters, lower quality lithographs, and screen prints, not fine art per se.  And sold on a commodity basis.
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Reuters:
Exclusive: IRS manual detailed DEA's use of hidden intel evidence  —  (Reuters) - Details of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program that feeds tips to federal agents and then instructs them to alter the investigative trail were published in a manual used by agents of the Internal Revenue Service for two years.
Rasmussen Reports:
Christie Is Candidate GOP Voters Want Least As Their 2016 Nominee  —  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie holds a narrow lead among Republicans for the party's 2016 presidential nomination, but even more GOP voters say he's the candidate they least want to see nominated.
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Blake Neff / Ballot Box:
Christie surges in New Hampshire
Discussion: Reuters
Dan Primack / Fortune:
CNN boss' son quits Cory Booker's startup  —  Why did a tech startup hire the teenage son of a cable news boss?  —  FORTUNE — New Jersey senatorial candidate Cory Booker was “not involved at all” in the addition of Andrew Zucker to the advisory board of a tech startup that Booker co-founded, according to a company spokesperson.
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Tal Kopan / Politico:
Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski clash over Fox, MSNBC  —  Co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough clashed Wednesday morning on “Morning Joe” over whether there is a difference between Fox News and MSNBC, with Brzezinski calling Fox a “mouthpiece for the Republican Party.”
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Kyung Lah / CNN:
CNN Exclusive: Two more women come forward, say San Diego mayor harassed them  —  Photos: San Diego mayor's accusers  —  (CNN) — The man on the voicemail is flirty and clearly asking for a date.  But it's the name on the message that's raising red flags.  —  “Hi, it's your newly favorite congressman, Bob Filner.
Alexis Levinson / The Daily Caller:
Members, staff will keep health-care subsidies under Obamacare  —  Members of Congress and Hill staffers will not lose their health-care subsidies from the government when Obamacare is implemented because of an exception proposed Wednesday by the Office of Personnel Management.
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David Lawder / Reuters:
Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies
Discussion: Sister Toldjah
Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
How to win the war over Obamacare  —  The battle over Obamacare may rage on for years, and it will certainly play a major role in next year's House races.  Republicans say that since the law is unpopular, their repeal message must be a winner for them.  Dems allow the law is unpopular …
Annie-Rose Strasser / ThinkProgress:
Steve King: Belief In Climate Change Is A ‘Religion,’ ‘Not Science’  —  Despite the fact that 97 percent of scientists agree that climate change is real, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is insistent that it is “not science” and that environmentalists are missing the potential upsides.
Shane Goldmacher / NationalJournal.com:
The Top 10 Lawmakers Who Could Lose a Primary Next Year  —  The list includes a Santa Claus impersonator-turned congressman and a doctor who slept with his patients.  —  Incumbency in Congress is a fortress rarely breached, particularly in primaries.  In the 2012 elections …
Discussion: The PJ Tatler and Illinois Review
Betsy Woodruff / National Review:
Texas Tea Partiers Gunning For Gohmert to Primary Cornyn  —  Louie Gohmert for Senate?  That's what a number of Texas tea-party activists are hoping for.  They're not happy with Senator John Cornyn, and Katrina Pierson, who serves on the Texas Tea Party Caucus Advisory Board …
Will Ripley / KUSA-TV:
Castle Rock apartment tenants told they must get rid of their guns  —  His apartment complex, the Oakwood Apartments in Castle Rock, sent out a notice telling all residents to get rid of their guns.  —  The 77-year-old retired US Marine Corps veteran sent a newstip to 9Wants …
Discussion: Examiner and protein wisdom
Ted Koppel / Wall Street Journal:
America's Chronic Overreaction to Terrorism  —  The country's capacity for self-inflicted damage must have astounded even Osama bin Laden.  —  June 28, 2014, will mark the 100th anniversary of what is arguably the most eventful terrorist attack in history.
Discussion: NewsBusters
Christine Haughney / New York Times:
The Times Isn't for Sale, Its Publisher Declares  —  After a week in which both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post were purchased by new owners, the publisher of The New York Times emphatically declared Wednesday night that the publication was not for sale.
 
 
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Zillow lists White House for $319 million
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Matthew Yglesias / Slate:
White House Seeks a Return to the Housing Status Quo
Stephanie Simon / Politico:
New York fails Common Core tests
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The Washington Post: A once-great newspaper brought the world to a boy
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