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6:05 PM ET, August 25, 2013

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Lesley Wroughton / Reuters:
As Syria war escalates, Americans cool to U.S. intervention: Reuters/Ipsos poll  —  (Reuters) - Americans strongly oppose U.S. intervention in Syria's civil war and believe Washington should stay out of the conflict even if reports that Syria's government used deadly chemicals to attack civilians …
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Ben Armbruster / ThinkProgress:
Congressmen Call For U.S. Military Response To Alleged Chemical Weapons Use In Syria  —  Two top lawmakers on the House and Senate foreign relations committees said on Sunday that the United States should take some kind of military action against Syria in response to allegations that forces allied …
Greg Clary / CNN:
Key U.S. lawmakers: Expect strike in Syria
Discussion: Politico and Slate
Ian Swanson / The Hill:
Sen. Corker predicts Obama will take military action against Syria
Discussion: Politico
Edward N. Luttwak / New York Times:
In Syria, America Loses if Either Side Wins
Carlo Muñoz / The Hill:
McCain: White House inaction gives ‘green light’ to Syrian regime
Reid J. Epstein / Politico:
Powell calls Martin verdict ‘questionable’  —  The Trayvon Martin verdict showed “questionable judgment” on the part of Florida's judicial system, Colin Powell said in an interview airing Sunday.  —  The former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the acquittal …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Scared Monkeys
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Kevin Liptak / CNN:   Powell questions Zimmerman verdict; suggests case will be forgotten
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Court Is ‘One of Most Activist,’ Ginsburg Says, Vowing to Stay  —  WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 80, vowed in an interview to stay on the Supreme Court as long as her health and intellect remained strong, saying she was fully engaged in her work as the leader of the liberal opposition …
Kenneth Lovett / NY Daily News:
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman files Donald Trump ‘University’ $40 million fraud suit  —  The AG's office accuses the billionaire's Trump University of defrauding more than 5,000 people with promises that they would get ‘hand-picked’ teachers to help them get rich in real estate.
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Associated Press:
N.Y. sues ‘Trump University’
Discussion: Hot Air and The Hinterland Gazette
Carlo Muñoz / The Hill:
Obama should express condolences for Lane's death, says governor  —  President Obama should express condolences for the Australian baseball player killed this week in Oklahoma, that state's governor said Sunday.  —  “I think it would be a nice gesture for him to do that …
Discussion: Politico, CNN and BizPac Review
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Kathleen Parker / Washington Post:
Obama's race remarks exacerbate tensions
Gov. Bobby Jindal / Politico:
The end of race  —  Scan the news on any given day in America, and you will invariably find multiple stories about race, racism, ethnicity, and race relations.  We can't seem to get enough of this topic, and correspondingly, the media appetite for all things race-related is unquenchable.
Discussion: The Raw Story and ThinkProgress
Steven Salaita / Salon:
No, thanks: Stop saying “support the troops”  —  Compulsory patriotism does nothing for soldiers who risk their lives — but props up those who profit from war  —  My 16-month-old son was having a bad day.  When he doesn't sleep in the car, he usually points and babbles his approval …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
New York Times:
Film on J. D. Salinger Claims More Books Coming  —  LOS ANGELES — J. D. Salinger may not be done publishing after all, according to claims in a new film and book set for release next week.  —  Mr. Salinger, who died in 2010 at the age of 91, has been known for a distinguished …
Discussion: The Verge, Gawker, Deadline.com and Althouse
Madeline Chambers / Reuters:
U.S. spy agency bugged U.N. headquarters: Germany's Spiegel  —  (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency has bugged the United Nations' New York headquarters, Germany's Der Spiegel weekly said on Sunday in a report on U.S. spying that could further strain relations between Washington and its allies.
Allysia Finley / Wall Street Journal:
Richard Vedder: The Real Reason College Costs So Much  —  The expert on the economics of higher education explains how subsidies fuel rising prices and why there's a ‘bubble’ in student loans and college enrollment.  —  Another school year beckons, which means it's time for President Obama to go on another college retreat.
Discussion: UrbanGrounds
Megan R. Wilson / The Hill:
ObamaCare's architects reap windfall as Washington lobbyists  —  ObamaCare has become big business for an elite network of Washington lobbyists and consultants who helped shape the law from the inside.  —  More than 30 former administration officials, lawmakers and congressional staffers …
Christine Quinn / New York Times:
Two Endorsements: Quinn and Lhota  —  Mayor Michael Bloomberg is almost gone.  At year's end there will be nothing more he can do to shape, alter or improve the City of New York.  It's the end of 12 years of governing under one man's singular, often inspiring, sometimes maddening priorities …
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Iowa's G.O.P. Fears Its Role in Presidential Selection Is Diminishing  —  AMES, Iowa — On the surface, Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses seem healthier than ever: would-be candidates are flocking here mere months after the last White House race ended, drawing sizable crowds and ample news coverage.
Discussion: Booman Tribune
 
 
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Abby Sewell / Los Angeles Times:
Porn coalition seeks moratorium after actress tests positive for HIV
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Reindeer Games  —  WASHINGTON — ON the 50th anniversary …
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Evan McMurry / Mediaite:
Cruz Dismisses ‘Silly’ Citizenship Controversy, Says He's ‘Only American’
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David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Egypt Widens Crackdown and Meaning of ‘Islamist’
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Kevin Bogardus / The Hill:
Pro-union message rings out from civil rights rally at Lincoln Memorial
Bruce Weber / New York Times:
Julie Harris, Celebrated Actress of Range and Intensity, Dies at 87
Discussion: Althouse
Russell Berman / The Hill:
Cruz: Political ‘tsunami’ needed to win fight to defund ObamaCare
Discussion: Politico
David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
After six budget showdowns, big government is mostly unchanged
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Missing the point at the IMF
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