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4:55 PM ET, August 15, 2013

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Sabato's Crystal Ball:
2016 President: Republican Outsiders Rising  —  Plus: Could anyone beat Clinton in a primary?  —  Our most recent rating of Republican presidential contenders features a top tier of three notably different candidates: A Midwestern governor (Scott Walker) who is known best by the activists …
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Peter Hamby / CNN:
Christie raps potential 2016 rivals at Republican confab  —  Follow @politicaltickerFollow @PeterHambyCNN  —  Boston (CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie planted himself firmly in the Republican Party's establishment wing Thursday with a pugnacious speech calling on his party to focus …
Tal Kopan / Politico:
Bush daughter: Hillary Clinton should run  —  President George W. Bush's daughter Barbara said she would like to see Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016.  —  Barbara Bush, 31, called Clinton “unbelievably accomplished” in an upcoming interview with People magazine, saying she wants to see the former first lady mount a campaign.
Alexander Burns / Politico:
Non-Clinton Dems ask: Why not me?  —  Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet the lesser-known Democrats of 2016.  —  After a slow start — by the hyperactive standards of contemporary politics — to the next round of presidential maneuvering on the Democratic side, the first signs of life …
Discussion: Hot Air and Althouse
Lara Seligman / Ballot Box:
GOP fears '16 free-for-all will help Clinton  —  GOP strategists are starting to worry that the sheer number of potential candidates for the party's 2016 presidential nomination could give an advantage to Democrats.  —  More than two dozen Republicans are eyeing the GOP presidential nomination …
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Limbaugh, Hannity, Levin eyed as 2016 GOP debate moderators  —  WASHINGTON SECRETS REPUBLICAN PARTY CNN NBC HILLARY CLINTON RUSH LIMBAUGH 2016 ELECTIONS CAMPAIGNS  —  The Republican National Committee, already threatening to block CNN and NBC from hosting 2016 primary debates …
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Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
The Hastert Rule Writ Large
Discussion: Eschaton
Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
Limbaugh Says He is ‘Too Famous,’ Would ‘Overshadow’ This GOP Event
Discussion: Hot Air
Patrick Pexton / City Desk:
Ombo Sauce: Advice for Jeff Bezos From the Post's Former In-House Critic  —  Dear Jeff:  —  Congratulations!  To paraphrase an old Riggs Bank saying, you've just bought the most important media institution in the most important city in the world; don't screw it up.
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Ex-Washington Post ombudsman: ‘Fire Jennifer Rubin’  —  Patrick Pexton, who served as The Washington Post's ombudsman until March of this year, has written an open letter to incoming Post owner Jeff Bezos in which he calls on him to make editorial page editor Fred Hiatt fire Jennifer Rubin, the paper's conservative columnist.
Discussion: City Desk
PARADE Magazine:
Michelle Obama on the Move  —  What will Michelle Obama do next?  In this weekend's issue, Parade talks to the first lady and finds out: She's taking her fight against childhood obesity to the next level, gearing up for parenting teenagers, and admitting she's hit her stride in the White House.
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Emily Goodin / The Hill:
Michelle Obama thinks US is ready for first female president
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Post Politics
Russell Simmons / Global Grind:
I Get It And I Respect It...The Harriet Tubman Video Has Been Removed.  —  In the whole history of Def Comedy Jam, I've never taken down a controversial comedian.  When my buddies from the NAACP called and asked me to take down the Harriet Tubman video from the All Def Digital YouTube channel and apologize, I agreed.
Rebecca Elliott / Politico:
Great-grandmother accuses Bob Filner  —  A great-grandmother is set to come forward Thursday afternoon accusing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment.  She will be the 15th woman to do so publicly and the third represented by celebrity attorney Gloria Allred.
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Filner ‘Blurred Lines’ Parody Draws Criticism In San Diego (VIDEO)
Jason Millman / Politico:
HHS announces Obamacare ‘navigators’  —  More than 100 groups will split $67 million to help people “navigate” the new Obamacare health insurance exchanges — more money than the administration initially said would be available but short of what advocates say will be needed to help people sign up …
Discussion: Daily Kos
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Sam Baker / The Hill:
Administration awards $67M to ‘navigators’ promoting ObamaCare
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Planned Parenthood to get ObamaCare ‘navigator’ funds
New York Times:
Egypt Seethes as Toll Rises and Islamists Take to Streets  —  CAIRO — The death toll surpassed 500 on Thursday from Egypt's bloodiest crackdown on supporters of its deposed Islamist president, as violent new protests erupted in the country and world condemnation widened …
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Mark Landler / New York Times:
In Rebuke to Egypt, Obama Cancels Joint Military Exercises
George F. Will / Washington Post:
Obama's unconstitutional steps worse than Nixon's  —  President Obama's increasingly grandiose claims for presidential power are inversely proportional to his shriveling presidency.  Desperation fuels arrogance as, barely 200 days into the 1,462 days of his second term …
Wall Street Journal:
Sony Finalizing Online Pay-TV Deal With Viacom  —  Preliminary Agreement Is a Boost for the Japanese Company as It Races to Secure Content Rights  —  By - AMOL SHARMA And - SHALINI RAMACHANDRAN -  —  Sony Corp. has reached a preliminary agreement with Viacom Inc. to carry …
Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Pentagon unveils new measures to combat sexual assaults in military  —  The Pentagon on Thursday unveiled a series of new initiatives designed to address the problem of sexual assault in the military and give greater protections to victims.  —  Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced …
Discussion: Politico and Washington Post
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James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
Hagel's Science of Logic
TMZ.com:
WWE Superstar Darren Young Comes Out — I'm Gay  —  WWE superstar Darren Young just dropped a bombshell, telling TMZ, he's gay ... and no, this isn't part of the act.  —  Darren was at LAX Wednesday when we asked whether a gay wrestler could succeed in WWE, and Darren laughed, saying, “Absolutely.
Washington Post:
Editor's note  —  By Washington Post Editors, Published: August 15 at 11:16 am  —  Washington Post Managing Editor Emilio Garcia-Ruiz: “A few days ago, The Syrian Electronic Army, allegedly, subjected Post newsroom employees to a sophisticated phishing attack to gain password information.
Lydia Saad / Gallup:
Obama's Economic Approval Slips to 35%  —  Was 42% in June; decline mirrors drop in overall approval  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Despite President Barack Obama's renewed focus on the nation's economy this summer, crisscrossing the country to talk about job creation, he scores worse with Americans on the economy than he did in June.
Nate Cohn / The New Republic:
This State Is Democrats' Best Chance to Pick Up a Senate Seat  —  Democrats are in danger of getting disappointed in Kentucky, where early poll numbers belie McConnell's big advantages.  If people are really buying Wendy Davis and a “blue Texas,” Democrats might be doubly disappointed.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Andrew Kaczynski:
Republican Congressman: If We Try To Defund Obamacare, We Lose The House Of Representatives  —  “And whether we win the battle or not, we've lost the war because Nancy Pelosi's now speaker of the House.”  —  View Video ›  —  Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Wednesday …
Discussion: Weekly Standard
 
 
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Melinda Beck / Wall Street Journal:
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AllThingsD:
Facebook to Test Its Own PayPal Competitor in Bid to Simplify Mobile Purchases
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Amanda Bynes / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Missouri legislator files suit to be exempted from contraception mandate in state health plan
Sarah Laskow / American Prospect:
Slow and Steady Wins the Anti-Keystone XL Race
Maxine Bernstein / Oregonian:
Lesbian couple refused wedding cake files state discrimination complaint
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
GOP presidential hopefuls seek to distance themselves from Romney
The Matt Walsh Blog:
An apology letter to Mr. Obama
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Did an 8-Year-Old Spy for America?
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Marisa Guthrie / Hollywood Reporter:
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CNN:
Rep. Steve King: GOP under a “spell”
Hunter Walker / Talking Points Memo:
This September May Be New York City's Voting Apocalypse
Discussion: Politicker
Joanna M. Foster / ThinkProgress:
Secretary Moniz On Solyndra, Nuclear Power, And The Next Big Breakthroughs In Renewable Energy
Discussion: Hot Air and E2-Wire
Raleigh News & Observer:
McCrory offers shallow rhetoric to justify Voter ID law