Doug Miller / KHOU-TV:
White guy wins after leading voters to believe he's black — HOUSTON — Dave Wilson chuckles as he talks about his unorthodox political campaign. — “I'd always said it was a long shot,” Wilson says. “No, I didn't expect to win.” — Still, he figured he'd have fun running …
Discussion: Crooks and Liars, The Raw Story, Outside the Beltway and The PJ Tatler
John Amato / Crooks and Liars: Anti-Gay White Conservative Makes Believes He's Black And Wins Election
David Ferguson / The Raw Story: Texas anti-LGBT crusader won local election by pretending to be black
Doug Mataconis / Outside the Beltway: White Guy Wins Election By Pretending To Be Black
White Anti-Gay Activist Wins Election After Pretending To Be Black — An electrician best known for mailing homophobic fliers to thousands of Houston voters attacking the city's lesbian mayor narrowly won an election to the Houston Community College Board of Trustees after he misled voters into believing that he is African American.
Discussion: Towleroad News #gay
Christian Walters / Towleroad News #gay: White Anti-Gay Activist Pretends To Be Black To Win Houston Election
New York Times:
A Prosecutor Is Punished — For what may be the first time on record, a former prosecutor in Texas is going to jail for failing to turn over exculpatory evidence in a murder trial. The 10-day jail sentence for the prosecutor, Ken Anderson, is insultingly short — the victim of his misconduct …
Discussion: Scared Monkeys and The Volokh Conspiracy
Anderson gets jail for wrongful conviction of Michael Morton — GEORGETOWN, Texas — Former Williamson County District Attorney Ken Anderson sat in the defendant's chair Friday, awaiting punishment for his role in prosecuting an innocent man and keeping him behind bars for nearly 25 years.
Duane Patterson / The Hugh Hewitt Show:
Chuck Todd On What Surprised Him About The Interview With The President Last Night — Chuck Todd's exclusive with Barack Obama is what drove the news cycle the last 24 hours, and guest host Carol Platt Liebau talked about what surprised him the most, including the fact that he had to pull …
Discussion: BREITBART.COM, The Gateway Pundit, Weasel Zippers, protein wisdom and Althouse
Darleen Click / protein wisdom: Obama doesn't believe he lied ...
Matthewjbuettner / CBS Denver:
Colorado Woman Who Championed Obamacare Loses Insurance Plan — DENVER (CBS4) - President Barack Obama is apologizing to Americans who are losing their current health insurance plans. Millions of people are getting cancellation notices, including about 250,000 Coloradans.
Discussion: The Moderate Voice, Riehl World News, Michelle Malkin and Vox Popoli
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice: Bad Optics continue for Obamacare: woman who supported it loses insurance
It's Official: When It Comes To Immigration, House GOP Can Only Agree On Deporting DREAMers — House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told immigration advocates that lawmakers will not take-up immigration reform this year. As a result, an amendment to deport DREAM-eligible immigrants …
Discussion: Associated Press, Booman Tribune, Reuters and Immigration Reform
Donna Cassata / Associated Press: MCCARTHY: NO HOUSE VOTES ON IMMIGRATION THIS YEAR
Burgess Everett / Reuters: Reince Priebus: Immigration reform not dead
Van Le / Immigration Reform: Virginia Advocates Hold Funeral Procession to Warn State GOP of Electoral Doom Without Immigration Reform
Julia Preston / New York Times:
Immigration Vote Unlikely This Year, Lawmaker Says
Immigration Vote Unlikely This Year, Lawmaker Says
Discussion: Liberaland and Outside the Beltway
Dave-Dr-Gonzo / Liberaland: House GOP Punts Immigration Reform To 2014
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
A Founder of Twitter Goes Long — Between downtown San Francisco and the new Twitter offices six city blocks to the west, things get sketchy. There is a strip club, a budget motel with weekly rates and, on the gentrified edge of this no-man's land, the offices of Medium, the new venture of Evan Williams, one of Twitter's co-founders.
Discussion: Althouse, more at Mediagazer »
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
‘60 Minutes’ retracts, apologizes for Benghazi report; CBS says it was misled by a source — CBS News's chairman expressed disappointment and contrition Friday for a mistaken “60 Minutes” report about the Benghazi, Libya, terrorist attacks, but he suggested the program and his network intended to move past the flawed story.
Discussion: The BRAD BLOG, Poynter, NBCNews, AMERICAblog News and Gawker, more at Mediagazer »
Brad Friedman / The BRAD BLOG: ‘60 Minutes’ Finally ‘Looking Into New Information That Undercuts’ 2-Week Old Benghazi Exclusive
Kristen Hare / Poynter: 60 Minutes apologizes for botched Benghazi report: A timeline
Elisha Fieldstadt / NBCNews: Publisher pulls CBS source's Benghazi book
J.K. Trotter / Gawker: CBS Retracts Bombshell Benghazi Report Over Lying Source
Meghan Keneally / Daily Mail:
John Kerry doesn't believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he shot President Kennedy as he says the government investigation didn't ‘get to the bottom’ of the assassination — Suggests it has something to do with the time Oswald spent in the Soviet Union and his connections to communist sympathizers
Discussion: The Daily Caller, Liberaland, Connecting.the.Dots and Trail Blazers Blog
Robert Stein / Connecting.the.Dots: The Life of John F. Kennedy: 1
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Charity Scrambles As Auction Falls Apart For Banksy Nazi Painting — Fans applauded the famed British street artist Banksy last week when a New York City charity that fights AIDS and homelessness auctioned off a “vandalized” painting he stealthily created and donated to the organization.
Discussion: Guardian and Towleroad News #gay
Richard Luscombe / Guardian: Mystery surrounds collapse of Banksy sale to benefit Housing Works charity
Mark Sherman / Associated Press:
After Reporting Countless Cases From The Cafeteria, SCOTUSblog Wants A Supreme Court Press Pass — WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most influential news outlets covering the Supreme Court sets up shop on big decision days not in the pressroom with other reporters, but in the court's cafeteria.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Doug Mataconis / Outside the Beltway: SCOTUSBlog Wants SCOTUS Press Pass