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8:40 AM ET, November 10, 2013

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John Nolte / BREITBART.COM:
NBC'S CHUCK TODD: OBAMA ‘DOES NOT BELIEVE HE LIED’  —  NBC's Chuck Todd scored a huge interview with President Obama Thursday and opened things by immediately drilling down on the president's relentlessly repeated lie that under ObamaCare you can keep your current insurance plan if you like it.
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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 …
John Nolte / BREITBART.COM:
2010 VIDEO: OBAMA ADMITS MILLIONS ‘MIGHT HAVE TO CHANGE THEIR COVERAGE’  —  Last night on Fox News' “Special Report” and CNN's “The Lead with Jake Tapper  —  ,” video aired of President Obama admitting that due to ObamaCare, “eight to nine million people ... might have to change their coverage.
New York Times:
Talks With Iran Fail to Produce a Nuclear Agreement  —  GENEVA — Marathon talks between major powers and Iran failed on Sunday to produce a deal to freeze its nuclear program, puncturing days of feverish anticipation and underscoring how hard it will be to forge a lasting solution to Iran's nuclear ambitions.
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Washington Post:
Iranian nuclear talks end without a deal  —  GENEVA — Two days of marathon negotiations, by far the most direct and extended high-level contact between the United States and Iran in more than three decades, ended early Sunday without agreement over an interim plan on Iran's disputed nuclear program.
Discussion: Power Line and Prairie Weather
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 …
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ThinkProgress:
White Anti-Gay Activist Wins Election After Pretending To Be Black
Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
In shift, GOP wants O-Care fix  —  Republicans have shifted their strategy on ObamaCare.  —  Weeks ago, many Republicans said ObamaCare — including Speaker John Boehner (Ohio) — was too broken to fix.  But now, the GOP is drafting legislation that aims to do just that.
The Hill:
Donors plot against GOP rebel  —  Business leaders are plotting to take down Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) as part of a broader effort to punish lawmakers over the government shutdown.  —  In a letter obtained by The Hill, prominent Michigan donors request financial backing for Amash's primary challenger, Brian Ellis.
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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 …
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KVUE-TV:
Anderson gets jail for wrongful conviction of Michael Morton
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy
Tim Teeman / New York Times:
For Gore Vidal, a Final Plot Twist  —  Gore Vidal always kept a fire burning in the grate, his nephew Burr Steers said as we stood in the author's living room in Los Angeles, “even when it was 110 degrees outside.”  Mr. Vidal had suffered hypothermia while serving in the Army during World War II …
Discussion: Liberaland and Gawker
ThinkProgress:
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 …
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Julia Preston / New York Times:
Immigration Vote Unlikely This Year, Lawmaker Says
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.
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.
 
 
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Sabrina Tavernise / New York Times:
Cuts in Hospital Subsidies Threaten Safety-Net Care
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Floyd Whaley / New York Times:
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
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Edward Wong / New York Times:
Bloomberg News Is Said to Curb Articles That Might Anger China
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Mark Sherman / Associated Press:
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Meghan Keneally / Daily Mail:
John Kerry doesn't believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he shot President Kennedy …