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8:55 AM ET, September 30, 2013

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Burgess Everett / Politico:
Republicans toss insults at Harry Reid  —  Washington's shutdown blame game is already in full force - and the government isn't even closed yet.  —  About 20 House Republicans gathered on the steps of the United States Senate on Sunday afternoon, a time usually reserved in the city for watching the Redskins.
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Politico:
Government shutdown: John Boehner's pivotal moment  —  Speaker John Boehner spent months trying to avoid a government shutdown.  —  Now he's staring one straight in the eye with no obvious way out.  —  Despite his backroom pleas and carefully crafted strategies, Boehner …
Discussion: Reuters
ABC News:
Shutdown Showdown: Gridlock Over Obamacare as Deadline Looms … Congress is stubbornly deadlocked over the federal budget and ongoing rollout of Obamacare, as a midnight deadline for a government shutdown quickly approaches.  —  There are no bipartisan negotiations or emergency meetings underway …
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
Bloomberg:
Republicans' Shutdown Fight Exposes Simmering Civil War  —  The Republican war with President Barack Obama over funding the government and the new health-care law will play out in the coming days and months.  The conflict now exposed within the party may shape its future for years.
Discussion: The Hill and Booman Tribune
Bfearnowcbs / CBS DC:
Shutdown Showdown Intensifies With ‘Obamacare’ Delay
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Key players in the shutdown debate  —  Washington (CNN) — If the federal government shuts down starting Tuesday because of a bitter partisan battle over the new health care law, more people say congressional Republicans rather than President Barack Obama would be responsible, according to a new national survey.
Atul Gawande / New Yorker:
STATES OF HEALTH  —  Ours can be an unforgiving country.  Paul Sullivan was in his fifties, college-educated, and ran a successful small business in the Houston area.  He owned a house and three cars.  Then the local economy fell apart.  Business dried up.
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Gallup:
Two in Three Uninsured Americans Plan to Buy Insurance  —  Less than half say they will use the state or federal exchanges  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Nearly two in three uninsured Americans say they will get insurance by Jan. 1, 2014, rather than pay a fine as mandated by the Affordable Care Act …
Discussion: Politico and Talking Points Memo
New York Times:
Dawn of a Revolution in Health Care
Discussion: NBC Latino
Sarah Hurtubise / The Daily Caller:
Ten states where Obamacare wipes out existing health care plans
Discussion: Betsy's Page
Michael Bastasch / The Daily Caller:
Top MIT scientist: Newest UN climate report is ‘hilariously’ flawed  —  Not all scientists are panicking about global warming — one of them finds the alarmism “hilarious.”  —  A top climate scientist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology lambasted a new report by the UN's climate bureaucracy …
Discussion: Blazing Cat Fur
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David Rose / Daily Mail:
Met Office proof that global warming is still ‘on pause’ …
Nigel Lawson / Telegraph:   Climate change: this is not science - it's mumbo jumbo
Bill Keller / New York Times:
The Right Gets Its '60s  —  “Something's happening here.  —  What it is ain't exactly clear.  The right-wing campaign to sabotage the Affordable Care Act has driven a lot of normally temperate people past the edge of exasperation.  Pundits have described the crusade as crazy, stupid …
Discussion: The Mahablog
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John Hinderaker / Power Line:
The Associated Press Goes to Bat For the Democratic Party
Discussion: Associated Press
Jon Favreau / The Daily Beast:
House Republican Hostage-Takers Are Unfit to Govern  —  They're threatening an economic shutdown that will cause financial hardship and even ruin for millions of Americans.  So let's call these House Republicans what they are, says Jon Favreau.  —  The most terrifying speech I ever wrote for President Obama was one he never gave.
Discussion: VodkaPundit
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
Justice Department Poised to File Lawsuit Over Voter ID Law  —  WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is expected to sue North Carolina on Monday over its restrictive new voting law, further escalating the Obama administration's efforts to restore a stronger federal role in protecting minority voters …
Discussion: Washington Post
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Pete Yost / Associated Press:
Govt to Sue North Carolina Over New Voter Law
Discussion: Politico
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Lawyers Olson and Boies want Virginia as same-sex marriage test case  —  The legal team that overturned California's ban on same-sex marriage is targeting Virginia to launch another challenge aimed at convincing the Supreme Court that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry no matter where they live.
Roger Simon / Politico:
The frauds on the Hill target Obama  —  Who are these people?  Of what are they made that they can say and do such things on the floor of Congress?  —  No nonsense is too great, no act too low.  —  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) leaves the floor of the House in the wee hours of Sunday morning …
Felix Salmon:
The JP Morgan apologists of CNBC  —  I don't know which producer at CNBC had the genius idea of asking Alex Pareene on to discuss Jamie Dimon with Dimon's biggest cheerleaders, but the result was truly great television.  What's more, as Kevin Roose says, it illustrates “the divide between …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
James Hohmann / Politico:
Jeanne Shaheen raises cash plea off Scott Brown threat  —  Scott Brown will appear at another GOP function in New Hampshire Monday night, continuing to fan flames that he might move there to run for Senate in 2014 even though the likelihood of that happening looks increasingly remote.
Discussion: Boston Herald
Jeff Spross / ThinkProgress:
Texas First Lady Calls Abortion 'A Woman's Right'  —  Texas first lady Anita Perry told an interviewer on Saturday that she thinks abortion is “a woman's right.”  —  Perry's husband, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), has helped push through a slew of laws restricting and eroding access to abortion in the state.
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Katie Glueck / Politico:   Rick Perry's wife talks of abortion ‘right’
 
 
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New York Times:
Qaeda Plot Leak Has Undermined U.S. Intelligence
Discussion: Prairie Weather and emptywheel
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Rebels Without a Clue
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Terence P. Jeffrey / CNSNews:
House Hearing Room Bursts Out Laughing at Obama's ‘Red Line’ on CR
Marc Fortier / Nashua Patch News:
Dems Mock Kelly Ayotte over #FriedDoe Tweet
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Iranian arrested in Israel on suspicion of espionage
Agence France Presse:
Rouhani home with US ‘gift’ of silver griffin: reports
Discussion: Jihad Watch and Weasel Zippers
Matthew O'Brien / The Atlantic Online:
Not Raising the Debt Ceiling: A Crisis, If We're Lucky, a Historical Calamity If We're Not