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12:00 PM ET, November 14, 2013

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Glenn Thrush / Politico:
LOCKED IN THE CABINET  —  The worst job in Barack Obama's Washington.  —  Steven Chu is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, a brilliant innovator whose research fills several all-but-incomprehensible paragraphs of a Wikipedia entry that spans his achievements in single-molecule physics …
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USA Today:
Obamacare credibility going up in smoke: Our view  —  New HealthCare.gov data show just how broken it is.  —  CONNECT  —  The health insurance signup numbers the White House released Wednesday afternoon were deeply disappointing, though not particularly surprising.
Discussion: National Review
Janet Hook / Wall Street Journal:
White House to Allow Insurers to Continue Canceled Health Plans  —  Obama to Deliver Statement  —  WASHINGTON—The White House on Thursday will announce a plan for allowing insurance companies to continue offering existing individual insurance policies even if they fall short …
Michael Tomasky / The Daily Beast:
The Democrats Need to Stop Freaking Out About Obamacare and Take Charge  —  Well, here we are again—the Democrats are ‘in disarray,’ flailing on Obamacare.  It's a potent story line, but this time Obama must crack the whip, stop the panicking, and make it work.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
The Hill:
House Dems about to ‘go crazy’  —  House Democrats on Wednesday expressed increasing frustration at the Obama administration's inability to improve the rollout of ObamaCare.  —  Democrats said they're worried about “being dragged into this non-stop cycle” of bad news about the ObamaCare rollout …
Erick Erickson / RedState:
It's a Trap!  —  Republicans are walking into a trap and they don't even realize it.  —  They are about to consider, in the House of Representatives, legislation by Congressman Upton that would allow people to keep their insurance plans.  —  There's a problem though.
Brian Beutler / Salon:
GOP's big Obamacare trap: Not as brilliant as they think!  —  GOP has set several, but fortunately it's done them poorly  —  Democrats on Capitol Hill are badly in need of a lodestar.  —  Their hysteria over the state of the Affordable Care Act plays to stereotype, but it's actually somewhat justified in this case.
Ben Domenech / The Federalist:
How Obamacare Accomplishes The Unthinkable
Wall Street Journal:
The GOP starts to offer Americans a better alternative.
Discussion: National Review
James C. Capretta / Weekly Standard:
The Upton Bill Is No Small Matter
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:   Darrell Issa's Obamacare kangaroo court
The Hill:
Vulnerable Dems scramble to keep distance from ObamaCare
Emma Dumain / Roll Call:
Democrats Fume at White House Over Affordable Care Act's Troubles
Ezra Klein / Wonkblog:
Obamacare is in much more trouble than it was one week ago
Ashley Killough / CNN:
Ring of House Republicans to call for impeachment of Holder  —  Washington (CNN) - A group of 11 House Republicans will introduce a resolution Thursday calling for the impeachment of Eric Holder, saying the Attorney General has lost credibility and trust over a string of issues in recent years.
Discussion: Politico and Outside the Beltway
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John Bresnahan / Politico:   House Republicans to call for Eric Holder impeachment
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Americans' Approval of Healthcare Law Declines  —  Currently 40% approve and 55% disapprove  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Americans' views of the 2010 healthcare law have worsened in recent weeks, with 40% approving and 55% disapproving of it.  For most of the past year, Americans have been divided on the law …
Jonah Goldberg / National Review:
Obamacare Schadenfreudarama  —  To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, you'd have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at the unraveling of Obamacare.  —  First, the obligatory caveats.  It is no laughing matter that millions of Americans' lives have been thrown into anxious chaos as they lose their health insurance …
Discussion: Ed Driscoll and Instapundit
Washington Post:
Two Secret Service agents cut from Obama's detail after alleged misconduct  —  A call from the Hay-Adams Hotel this past spring reporting that a Secret Service agent was trying to force his way into a woman's room set in motion an internal investigation that has sent tremors through …
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
Voters May Cancel Democratic Coverage in 2014  —  In a Quinnipiac poll, just 30% of independents approve of ObamaCare.  —  A few minutes into last Thursday's interview with NBC's Chuck Todd, President Obama said of the millions whose health insurance was canceled, “I am sorry that they …
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Rand Paul: Chris Christie Won Because ‘He Got A Lot Of Federal Money For His State’  —  An ongoing feud between potential 2016 contenders bubbled to the surface again Wednesday when Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) took a pointed shot at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) use of federal funds for Hurricane Sandy relief.
Discussion: Liberaland
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Rand Paul / CBS Philly:
Sen. Rand Paul: Christie Reelected Because ‘He Got A Lot Of Federal Money’ Following Sandy
Wall Street Journal:
Obama open to health-law change  —  The government released numbers Wednesday showing that far fewer Americans had enrolled in private insurance plans under the new health law than expected and, in a marked shift, the Obama administration signaled it was open to legislation to fix the troubled rollout.
Marisa Taylor / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Americans' personal data shared with CIA, IRS, others in security probe  —  McClatchy Washington BureauNovember 14, 2013 Updated 48 minutes ago  —  Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print  —  WASHINGTON — U.S. agencies collected and shared the personal information of thousands …
Discussion: Firedoglake
Jonathan Strong / National Review:
Boehner: Upton Bill a Step On Path to Obamacare Repeal  —  Before the government shutdown in July, as the defund push from Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee was just starting to gain steam, Speaker John Boehner laid-out his preferred Obamacare strategy to House Republicans in a closed-door conference meeting …
Discussion: PoliticusUSA and Daily Kos
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Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed:
Republican Senators Slam Administration's Briefing On Iran  —  “I was very disappointed,” Sen. Bob Corker said.  Sen Mark Kirk. said today is the day he witnessed “the future of nuclear war in the Middle East.”  —  Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Sen. Joe Manchin as they arrive …
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New York Times:
Kerry and Biden Ask for Room to Reach a Nuclear Deal With Iran
 
 
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Scott Conroy / Real Clear Politics:
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NASA:
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Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Republicans regain ground on Congressional ballot
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's … and Hot Air
Quentin Hardy / New York Times:
IBM to Announce More Powerful Watson via the Internet
Discussion: Mashable
Kyle Trygstad / Roll Call:
Ex-S.D. Senator: Comeback Bid Based on ‘Idealistic Concept’
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The Necessary Contradictions Of A Conservative
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Robert W. Merry / The National Interest:
The Democrats' Worst Nightmare
Ron Fournier / NationalJournal.com:
Why We Lied to Obama
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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:
Testimony  —  Vice Chair Janet L. Yellen  —  Confirmation hearing
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Why President Obama's sinking job approval numbers matter. A lot.
James Hohmann / Politico:
Commissioned poll: Mike Enzi up 53 on Liz Cheney
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and CNN
Matt Wilstein / Mediaite:
Ted Cruz: When You Attack Me, You're Attacking the ‘American People’
Discussion: The Raw Story and Dr. Gina Show