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10:45 AM ET, April 25, 2014

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John Boel / WAVE-TV:
EXCLUSIVE: Politicians at cockfighting rally caught on video  —  LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It's part of Kentucky's landscape, even when it's not readily visible.  This part is hidden in a Henry County valley behind the trees by Lake Jericho.  —  It features sprawling farms that raise chickens, but not the kind you eat.
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Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Mitch McConnell: Matt Bevin lied on cockfighting  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell accused his primary challenger Friday of lying about his participation at a cockfighting rally, citing a local news report that shows Bevin being asked directly about cockfighting.
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Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Bundy Tries To Clarify His Slavery Remarks: 'I'm Not Racist'
Bill Ruthhart / Chicago Tribune:
Emails show Emanuel aides, producers coordinated CNN ‘Chicagoland’ scenes  —  If it seemed as though some scenes of CNN's documentary series “Chicagoland” were coordinated by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's City Hall and the show's producers, that's because they were.
Discussion: Mediaite and Hot Air
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
Al Gore is not giving up  —  A rare, frank conversation with the former vice president and climate-change activist.  —  Al Gore is richer and skinnier than ever, 14 years out of the White House, a tech titan with elder statesman clout, whose disdain for politics in the capital where he lived …
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
Sheila McLaughlin / Cincinnati.com:
Boehner mocks colleagues on Congress over immigration reform  —  House Speaker John Boehner theatrically mocked his fellow Republican Congressmen for being afraid to reform immigration policy when he spoke Thursday before the Middletown Rotary Club.  —  CONNECT
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Piketty Panic  —  “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” the new book by the French economist Thomas Piketty, is a bona fide phenomenon.  Other books on economics have been best sellers, but Mr. Piketty's contribution is serious, discourse-changing scholarship in a way most best sellers aren't.
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Michelle Obama scraps graduation speech  —  First lady Michelle Obama is scrapping her plans to deliver a graduation speech for high school seniors in Topeka, Kan., after hundreds signed a petition in protest.  —  Instead of delivering a graduation speech, Obama will speak before the school district …
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Associated Press:
FLOTUS gets résumé from girl with jobless dad
Discussion: Mediaite
CNN:
American Empires: The Bushes and the Clintons  —  Washington (CNN) — Two families, two political parties — one family business.  —  It's hard to understate the depth of the Bush-Clinton impact on American politics.  Think of it this way: For 32 years, there was either a Bush or a Clinton in the White House or the Cabinet.
Discussion: OnPolitics
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Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Son: George H.W. Bush wants Jeb to run
Discussion: The Right Scoop
Dahlia Lithwick / Slate:
What We Talk About When We Talk About Talking About Race  —  Deep inside the Supreme Court's affirmative action decision lies a fight about how we speak about race in America.  —  Is it OK if we talk about race for a minute?  —  The U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week in Schuette v. Coalition …
Sara Malm / Daily Mail:
Millionaire Tech CEO filmed hitting and kicking his girlfriend 117 times in brutal 30-minute attack sentenced to just 25 hours community service  —  A multi-millionaire tech-entrepreneur, who was once named one of America's ‘most eligible bachelors’, has avoided jail time despite allegedly beating …
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
Tom Steyer's Glass House  —  The anti-Keystone billionaire throws stones at the Kochs, but what about his motives?  —  The psychiatric world defines “projection” as the act of denying unpleasant qualities in yourself, while attributing them to others.  Consider liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's riff …
Discussion: Betsy's Page
Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
Rand Paul and Wealthy Libertarians Connect as He Weighs Running  —  Frayda Levin, a New Jersey libertarian activist and former small-business owner, is a woman of many passions: promoting liberty, ending marijuana prohibition and opposing her state's recent minimum-wage increase.
Discussion: In-A-Gist
Amy Goldstein / Washington Post:
Obama administration prepares to take over Oregon's broken health insurance exchange  —  The Obama administration is poised to take over Oregon's broken insurance exchange, according to officials familiar with the decision, who say that it reflects federal officials' conclusion …
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Nick Budnick / Oregonian:
Cover Oregon health insurance exchange recommendation: move to federal exchange
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Dorm storming at NYU targets Jewish students (Updates)  —  “Dorm Storming” is a tactic used by anti-Israel activists at many campuses to slide mock eviction notices under student bedroom doors in the middle of the night, allegedly to let students know how Palestinians feel when served …
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Laura Adkins / Ops & Blogs:
NYU Jewish Students the Target of Latest SJP Propaganda Attacks
Ali Weinberg / ABC News:
John Kerry Threatens Russia But No New Sanctions  —  Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia today of dragging its feet on de-escalating the situation in eastern Ukraine, one week after the two countries reached an agreement in Geneva, Switzerland, to reduce tensions.
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Jerusalem Post:
Report: Netanyahu agreed to talk borders, settlement freeze prior to Hamas-Fatah deal
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Israpundit
Jonathan Bernstein / Bloomberg View:
Why Neither Party Has a Political Edge
Salon:
Republican monsters duke it out: The coming “Plutocrats vs. Tea Party” cage match
Discussion: Hullabaloo
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