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4:00 PM ET, November 11, 2013


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Lori Gottlieb / New York Times:
Daring to Complain About Obamacare  —  LOS ANGELES — THE Anthem Blue Cross representative who answered my call told me that there was a silver lining in the cancellation of my individual P.P.O. policy and the $5,400 annual increase that I would have to pay for the Affordable Care Act-compliant option …
Discussion: Booman Tribune, Althouse and Hot Air
Paul Waldman / American Prospect:
Why Isn't Everyone More Worried about Me?  —  Apparently, there was a meeting of the editors at The New York Times op-ed page in which someone said, “You know how every time someone does a story about one of these Obamacare ‘victims’ whose insurance companies are cancelling their plans …
Discussion: Eschaton
Des Moines Register:
Palin compares federal debt to slavery at Iowa dinner  —  In Iowa, Sarah Palin compares federal debt to slav...  Full speech: Sarah Palin address Faith & Freedom C...  In Iowa, Sarah Palin compared the federal debt she says shackles Americans to slavery.  —  The government, like a slick marketer …
Dan Nowicki / Arizona Republic:
McCain scoffs at idea of '16 presidential run  —  Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., gestures to the audience as he campaigns for president in Portsmouth, Ohio, on July 9, 2008.  McCain also sought the GOP presidential nomination in 2000.  Now, he says another White House run is “not on my radar.”  —  FONT:
Aaron Blake / Post Politics:
McCain: People want me to run for president again
Discussion: Hot Air and Mediaite
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
McCain Says People Want Him To Run For President Again
Discussion: Daily Kos
Ben Pershing / Washington Post:
Virginia attorney general race narrows further  —  As the dust settled on election night, a few things seemed clear about the race for Virginia attorney general: It was too close to call, the numbers would change during a statewide canvass and the loser would probably ask for a recount.
Abby D. Phillip / ABC News:
How Twitter Helped Bring a Virginia Election to Its Knees
Discussion: CNN
Salena Zito / Real Clear Politics:
Obama's Stunning Snub  —  GETTYSBURG - He almost was not asked to speak.  —  In October 1863, President Abraham Lincoln received the same plain envelope that was sent to hundreds of people, requesting attendance at a dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery here.
Alex Horton / The Atlantic Online:
Help Veterans by Taking Them Off the Pedestal  —  A former infantryman in Iraq reflects on how the culture of military service has changed since World War II.  Unhelpful attitudes from civilians and veterans alike, he says, are making it difficult for today's servicemen to transition back to post-deployment life.
Discussion: The Agonist
Bill Sternberg / USA Today:
The twilight of WWII veterans' generation: Column
Matt Viser / The Boston Globe:
In liberal bastion, Ted Cruz played a familiar role  —  CAMBRIDGE — As the lights rose, Ted Cruz held center stage, dressed in black and kneeling at a bedside.  The first-year student at Harvard Law School delivered his lines with the emotions of a man gripped by anger, fear, and worry for his reputation.
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
Hillary's Nightmare?  A Democratic Party That Realizes Its Soul Lies With Elizabeth Warren  —  We're three years from the next presidential election, and Hillary Clinton is, once again, the inevitable Democratic nominee.  Congressional Republicans have spent months investigating her like she already resides in the White House.
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Mike Bloomberg Won't Be There To Buy Everyone Off In De Blasio's New York  —  Mike's “protection money” muffled a rowdy town.  The city's going to be noisy again.  —  De Blasio and Bloomberg at City Hall.  —  Andrew Kelly / Reuters  —  One of Mike Bloomberg's signal accomplishments …
Discussion: Capital New York and Politicker
Laura Collins / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Watch the moment white supremacist trying to take over North Dakota town refuses to fist bump black host after she tells him he is 14 per cent African  — Hate crimes fugitive Craig Cobb confronted with result of genetic heritage test on The Trisha Show
Discussion: Mediaite, The Raw Story and Liberaland
Dr. Perry Inhofe /
Sen. Jim Inhofe's son dies in plane crash near Owasso  —  Plane crashed around 4 p.m. after reporting engine trouble  —  A source close to Sen. Jim Inhofe has confirmed that his son, Dr. Perry Inhofe, was on board a plane that crashed near Owasso, Okla. on Sunday.  Perry Inhofe was killed in the crash.
Discussion: Mediaite and Weasel Zippers
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
How Republicans Are Denying Health Care Coverage To Thousands Of Veterans  —  The GOP's refusal to fully implement the Affordable Care Act will leave more than half of the nation's uninsured working poor without access to health insurance and will also disadvantage military veterans.
Discussion: Liberaland, Taking Note and Daily Kos
Chicago Tribune:
Truth, consequences and Obamacare  —  The federal government issued new rules it says increase parity between mental health and substance abuse benefits and traditional medical benefits.  The rules say co-pays, deductibles and visit limits should not be more restrictive.  (Nov. 8)
Discussion: Hot Air
Phillip Carter / New York Times:
The Vets We Reject and Ignore  —  TODAY, we honor the nation's 22 million veterans, including more than 2.5 million who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other fronts in the war against Al Qaeda.  But we are turning our backs on hundreds of thousands of veterans who were discharged …
New York Times:
‘60 Minutes’ Airs Apology on Benghazi  —  Lara Logan was scheduled to deliver a report on Sunday's “60 Minutes” about disabled veterans who climb mountains.  Instead, she appeared in front of the newsmagazine's trademark black backdrop and issued an apology.
Ron Nixon / New York Times:
Postal Service to Make Sunday Deliveries for Amazon  —  WASHINGTON — The cash-short United States Postal Service, which has failed to win congressional approval to stop delivering mail on Saturdays to save money, has struck a deal with the online retailer to deliver the company's packages …
Tal Kopan / Politico:
James Carville to President Obama: Try crack pipe  —  Democratic strategist James Carville said Monday in light of President Barack Obama's declining poll numbers, maybe he should take a page from an infamous Canadian mayor.  —  “I think the best thing he can do is take a toke on the mayor …
Paul Elam / A Voice for Men:
Veteran's Day: 22 will kill themselves today  —  Check what time it is wherever you are.  Then wait an hour.  Chances are by the time that hour has passed, another US military veteran will have taken his life.  Yes, his.  The victims, checking out 22 times a day, one every 65 minutes …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
USA Today:
Venezuelan military seizes major retail chain  —  One person described the move as “government-sanctioned looting.”  —  CONNECT  —  CARACAS — Thousands of Venezuelans lined up outside the country's equivalent of Best Buy, a chain of electronics stores known as Daka …
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Julian Zelizer / CNN:
Obamacare and the failure of half-baked liberalism
Richard A. Oppel Jr / New York Times:
Texas and 5 Other States Resist Processing Benefits for Gay Couples
Discussion: Joe. My. God.
Mark Arsenault / The Boston Globe:
Group explores 2024 Olympic bid for Boston
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Wall Street Journal:
Scam artists are filling the vacuum left by the Obama website failure.
Christopher Hope / Telegraph:
‘Truly shocking’ that the private-school educated and affluent middle class still run Britain, says Sir John Major
Discussion: Guardian, and BBC
ABC News:
‘This Week’ Transcript: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
Discussion: Crooks and Liars, Wonkblog and ABC News
Boston Herald:
ACLU booted from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hearing
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
 Earlier Items: 
Whitney Kisling / Bloomberg:
Obama Stocks Among Best After Re-Election as Rally Tested
ABC News:
ABC News' Amy Robach Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Discussion: Gawker, Voices, Mediaite, FishbowlDC and Poynter
Greg Toppo / USA Today:
Oldest living WWII vet to meet with Obama
Discussion: The Daily Caller and ABC News
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Clash of Texas political titans looms
Inside a green billionaire's Virginia crusade
Discussion: Hot Air
Mark Steyn / National Review:
The Silence of the Hams  —  Since I found myself conscripted …
Discussion: Ed Driscoll and Samizdata
Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill:
Christie: Obama apology ‘not enough’
Discussion: New York Times and The Plum Line

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Lauren Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Alphabet is in advanced talks to acquire cybersecurity startup Wiz for roughly $23B

Washington Post:
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Wes Davis / The Verge:
Apple approves the first PC emulator for iOS, UTM SE, weeks after initially rejecting and barring it from being notarized for third-party app stores in the EU

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