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10:05 AM ET, September 29, 2013

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Lisa Desjardins / CNN:
GOP adds ‘conscience clause’ to spending bill  —  Washington (CNN) - House Republicans have added a measure aimed at limiting contraceptive coverage to the spending bill coming up for a vote Saturday night, a spokesman for Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kansas, told CNN.  —  A senior House leadership aide confirmed that development.
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Reuters:
As shutdown looms, Obamacare exchanges still set for launch  —  It's looking more and more like Tuesday will be a split-screen day: The government will shut down, and Obamacare will open for business.  —  That's going to annoy a lot of Republicans —because the ones who are pushing the shutdown …
Discussion: Politico
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
GOP Congressman Compares Republicans Trying To Take Down Obamacare To Heroes Of 9/11  —  This afternoon, House Republicans decided to tie continued funding of the federal government — which will run out of funds on Monday — to a one year delay of Obamacare and a repeal of a tax on medical devices.
Robert Costa / National Review:
House GOP Mulls CR with Vitter Amendment  —  House GOP insiders acknowledge a shutdown is increasingly likely, due to House conservatives' aversion to passing a “clean” continuing resolution that simply funds the government.  But the leadership isn't ready to concede defeat, and …
David Frum / david-frum:
Here Comes the Shutdown: Three Reasons It Will Hurt the GOP  —  Uh oh!  A House plan to delay Obamacare has put the government on the brink of a shutdown—for real this time.  David Frum on why the infighting is sure to backfire on the Republicans.  —  The federal government swerved toward …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
John Avlon / Telegraph:
American Way: US debt ceiling debacle as Congress threatens to go nuclear  —  You know things are bad when President Obama thinks he can negotiate with Iran but not Republicans in Congress, writes John Avlon.  —  For decades, the key question when dealing with the murderous mullahs …
Stan Collender / Stan Collender's Capital Gains …:
Cliffgate Update: Now A 90% Chance Of A Shutdown  —  It was virtually inevitable that House Republicans would amend the Senate-passed continuing resolution with changes the Senate has already said it won't accept.  —  To understand why, I need to again refer back to something I posted …
Politico:
House delays Obamacare as shutdown nears  —  House Republicans forced through a short-term government funding bill that delays Obamacare and permanently repeals a tax on medical devices, setting up their most dramatic face-off ever with President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats.
Austin Wright / Reuters:
House GOP moves to protect military pay in a shutdown
Discussion: Politico and Talking Points Memo
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
House sends stopgap to Senate hours before shutdown (Video)
ABC News:
White House: Obama Will Veto House Shutdown Bill
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Washington Post:
The House GOP's shutdown plan is great news
Discussion: Wonkblog and Prairie Weather
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
House pushes U.S. to the edge of a shutdown
Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
House votes to speed up consideration of GOP spending bill
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and Politico
Susan Davis / USA Today:
House GOP to vote on one-year delay for Obamacare
Discussion: Daily Kos and Michelle Malkin
Andrew Cohen / The Atlantic Online:
Did the Wrong Man Spend 40 Years in Solitary Confinement?  —  What a sham trial in Louisiana says about the U.S. court system  —  It is now only a matter of weeks, or days perhaps, before Herman Wallace dies of the liver cancer that is ravaging his body.  He will likely die in prison …
Discussion: Firedoglake
New York Times:
Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll  —  The .45-caliber pistol that killed Lucas Heagren, 3, on Memorial Day last year at his Ohio home had been temporarily hidden under the couch by his father.  But Lucas found it and shot himself through the right eye.  “It's bad,” his mother told the 911 dispatcher.
Discussion: The Mahablog
Politico:
Nancy Pelosi absent for CR vote  —  Days ahead of a government shutdown, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is celebrating her 50th wedding anniversary outside Washington, D.C.  —  “Speaker Boehner has told me he has the votes for his proposals on his side of the aisle and that he will not need our help …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
New York Times:
N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens  —  WASHINGTON — Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans' social connections that can identify their associates, their locations at certain times …
 
 
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