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Robert Pear / New York Times:
A Limit on Consumer Costs Is Delayed in Health Care Law  —  WASHINGTON — In another setback for President Obama's health care initiative, the administration has delayed until 2015 a significant consumer protection in the law that limits how much people may have to spend on their own health care.
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Avik Roy / Forbes:
Yet Another White House Obamacare Delay: Out-Of-Pocket Caps Waived Until 2015  —  First, there was the delay of Obamacare's Medicare cuts until after the election.  Then there was the delay of the law's employer mandate.  Then there was the announcement, buried in the Federal Register …
Lara Seligman / The Hill:
Administration delays ObamaCare caps on out-of-pocket costs
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / The Caucus:
Lewis Says He Will Back Hillary Clinton for President if She Runs  —  Representative John Lewis, the Georgia Democrat and elder statesman of the civil rights movement, said in an interview that he would support Hillary Rodham Clinton if she sought the White House in 2016, and called her …
Discussion: The Hill
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Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Hillary Clinton's next act: The family foundation  —  Hillary Clinton's next phase of life — the co-leader of a family foundation — has officially begun.  —  She's coming in to her husband's signature foundation, which has been renamed for all three Clintons (their daughter has an increased presence).
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:
50 Years Later, Fighting the Same Civil Rights Battle
Discussion: Poynter
Charles P. Pierce / Esquire:
TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES  —  The phrase “unintended consequences” …
Peter Maass / New York Times:
How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets  —  This past January, Laura Poitras received a curious e-mail from an anonymous stranger requesting her public encryption key.  For almost two years, Poitras had been working on a documentary about surveillance, and she occasionally received queries from strangers.
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Peter Maass / New York Times:
Q. & A.: Edward Snowden Speaks to Peter Maass
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
A Former Engine of the G.O.P., the Town Hall Meeting, Cools Down  —  WASHINGTON — Representative Pete Sessions, a Texas Republican, is no stranger to town hall meetings and their political possibilities.  Four summers ago, he helped his party use them to stoke opposition to President Obama's health care bill.
Heather Mac Donald / New York Post:
Ignoring the realities of NYC crime  —  New York's 20-year reprieve from debilitating violence may well be over.  Yesterday, US District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the New York Police Department has been willfully targeting blacks and Hispanics for unlawful stop …
Discussion: National Review
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New York Times:
Racial Discrimination in Stop-and-Frisk
Ruby Cramer / BuzzFeed:
Anthony Weiner Stays Defiant, Blasts News Media And Critics  —  In a BuzzFeed Brews interview, the mayoral candidate knocks The New York Times, makes fun of BuzzFeed, and pledges victory.  —  His poll numbers have plummeted, and his campaign donations have dwindled, but in a wide-ranging …
Discussion: The Fix, Politico, Andrew Kaczynski and CNN
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Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Weiner: Wife will have role in Clinton campaign
Richard Abowitz / The Daily Beast:
Porn Professor Hugo Schwyzer Comes Clean About His Twitter Meltdown and Life as a Fraud  —  He built a successful, if divisive, career as a ‘male feminist’ and porn advocate.  Then his life fell apart—on Twitter.  He talks to Richard Abowitz about what fueled his epic meltdown.
John Hudson / Foreign Policy:
Exclusive: After Multiple Denials, CIA Admits to Snooping on Noam Chomsky  —  For years, the Central Intelligence Agency denied it had a secret file on MIT professor and famed dissident Noam Chomsky.  But a new government disclosure obtained by The Cable reveals for the first time that the agency …
Discussion: Mediaite and The Raw Story
Gov. Pat McCrory / Raleigh News & Observer:
Why I signed the Voter ID/election reform bill  —  The common sense, election reforms I just signed into law will protect the integrity of one of the most precious rights guaranteed in our state constitution, the right to vote.  —  Voter photo identification is the central element of these reforms.
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Pat Buchanan / Townhall.com:
Post v. Putin — Whose Side Are You On?  —  The culture war has gone global.  —  And the divisions are not only between, but within nations.  —  “Suddenly, homosexuality is against the law,” wailed Jay Leno.  “I mean, this seems like Germany.  Let's round up the Jews.  Let's round up the gays. ...
Charlie Spiering / Washington Examiner:
In 1994, there was a ‘George Bush’ rodeo clown dummy  —  In the wake of ‘Clown-gate’ at the Missouri State Fair, it appears that professional rodeo clowns will think twice before mocking the president.  —  But in 1994, Douglas A. Campbell, a writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer chronicled a rodeo clown even featuring George H.W. Bush.
Discussion: National Review and Weasel Zippers
James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
This Is Not Rosa Parks  —  Oprah Winfrey's Swiss adventure.  —  Jesse Jackson hasn't yet declared Zurich the new Selma, but from some of the news coverage you'd think Oprah Winfrey was the next Rosa Parks.  The former TV-talk superstar experienced what New York's Daily News calls …
Denver Post:
By The Denver Post Editorial Board  —  Americans have come to know and tolerate the presence of the Transportation Security Administration at airports.  —  While it doesn't make the pat-downs and full-body scans any less intrusive, we've accepted the security gauntlet …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Jay Korff / WJLA-TV:
President Obama's ambulance runs out of gas, sparks criticism  —  WASHINGTON (WJLA) - As President Barack Obama travels to and from the White House in his motorcade, the number one concern is keeping him safe.  —  A critical constant is a D.C. Fire and EMS ambulance, typically Medic 1 …
Charles S. Johnson / Missoulian:
3 members of Montana's Williams family decline to run for Congress  —  HELENA - Three members of a prominent Montana Democratic family - former U.S. Rep. Pat and ex-state Sen. Carol Williams, and their daughter Whitney - each has decided not to run for the U.S. Senate or House next year, despite pleas to do so.
Discussion: Ballot Box, Post Politics and Roll Call
Andrew Malcolm / Investor's Business Daily:
Classic Obama charade: Appoint a crony to investigate himself  —  Big headlines last Friday, as President Obama planned, for his news conference announcement.  —  He was naming “a high-level group of outside experts” to probe the nation's entire intelligence apparatus for abuses …
Discussion: americanthinker.com
Kevin Poulsen / Wired:
First 100 Pages of Aaron Swartz's Secret Service File Released  —  After half-a-year of delays and roadblocks, the U.S Secret Service today released the first 104 pages of agency documents about the late coder and activist Aaron Swartz, including a brief report on Swartz's suicide less than three months before his scheduled trial.
Discussion: Guardian, The Switch, Mashable and The Verge
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Rubio: Obama could ‘basically legalize’ millions of immigrants if reform fails  —  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), a key architect of the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill, warned Tuesday that President Obama could use an executive order to legalize millions of illegal immigrants if Congress does not act on the issue.
CNN:
Fatal fall at Braves game  —  Atlanta (CNN) — A Georgia man died after he fell about 65 feet from an upper level of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Phillies baseball game Monday, officials said.  —  He was identified as Ronald Homer, 29, of Conyers, Fulton County Medical Examiner's …
Robert Ehlert / Idaho Statesman:
Labrador to announce political plans Wednesday  —  Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, said this afternoon he will announce his future political plans during a press conference Wednesday though he gave no indication of the exact time or location.  —  The two-term congressman from Idaho's First District …
Discussion: Politico and Roll Call
 
 
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Associated Press:
Appeals court: Obama violating law on nuke site
Alex Pareene / Salon:
Don't vote for Cory Booker today
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and ABC News
Gretawire:
FOX BROADCAST (not Fox News Channel) should hire Jay Leno on February 7, 2014 (of course no one is asking me ...)
Discussion: Mediaite and NewsBusters
Alex Roarty / NationalJournal.com:
Tweets Can Foretell Votes, Study Finds
Manny Fernandez / New York Times:
Fort Hood Gunman Told Panel That Death Would Make Him a Martyr
Kevin Sullivan / Washington Post:
Deported veterans: Banished for committing crimes after serving in the U.S. military
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
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Steven Hayward / Power Line:
Times Change  —  Behold the power of Power Line.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
New York Times:
Two Powerful Signals of a Major Shift on Crime
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Does Obama need OprahCare?
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and VodkaPundit
Jan Schakowsky / The Huffington Post:
The GOP's Politics of Subtraction