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1:25 AM ET, April 26, 2014


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Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
RNC Spokesman Is Furious The GOP Has Been Lumped With Bundy (VIDEO)  —  A top spokesman for the Republican National Committee got heated during an interview Friday on CNN, saying Republicans have been unfairly linked to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his racist remarks.
Paul Waldman / American Prospect:
Daily Meme: Embrace the Discomfort  —  Try to relax; today's meme is all about discomfort.  And there's no one feeling more of it than Republicans, who were hit yesterday with the rhetorical stylings of their erstwhile hero Cliven Bundy—Nevada rancher, defier of laws, and racial philosopher.
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Crystal Wright / CNN:
Why we conservatives are still getting it wrong with Bundy  —  Editor's note: Crystal Wright is a conservative writer who runs the blog  She also is a principal at the Baker Wright Group, a communications and public relations firm.  You can follow her on Twitter @GOPBlackChick.
Paul Begala / CNN:
Conservative hero is racist rancher? Didn't see that one coming
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Bundy's Black Bodyguard: ‘I Would Take A Bullet For That Man’ (VIDEO)
Discussion: Mediaite
Cliven Bundy Says If People Thought His Comments Were Racist, It's MLK's Fault
Josh Rogin / The Daily Beast:
Exclusive: Putin Halts All Talks With White House  —  As new U.S. sanctions against Russia loom, the Kremlin has shut down—at least for now—intensive high level communications between top U.S. and Russian officials.  —  Since the invasion of Crimea, President Vladimir Putin …
‘Propaganda bullhorn’: John Kerry attacks RT during Ukraine address
Discussion: Politico and Mediaite
Michael Grimm expected to be indicted  —  Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to be indicted by the U.S. attorney in New York, according to the New York Republican's lawyer.  —  Grimm has been under investigation by federal authorities for alleged campaign finance violations.
Feds close to filing charges against Rep. Michael Grimm, officials say
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Alex Pappas / The Daily Caller:
Exclusive: Gov. Tom Ridge Resigns From Bloomberg's New Gun Control Group  —  Former Republican Gov. Tom Ridge is stepping down from his position with Michael Bloomberg's new anti-gun organization, The Daily Caller has learned.  —  “When I signed on as an advisor to Everytown …
Mike Hayes / BuzzFeed:
Bloomberg Group Sends Hundreds Of Gun Reform Activists To NRA Convention
Discussion: USA Today, ABC News and National Review
NRA cites eroding freedoms, warns of Hillary candidacy
Discussion: Bloomberg View
Michael Tomasky / The Daily Beast:
Republicans Are Racists?  No, It's Just All a Big Coincidence  —  The revolting comments.  The emails.  The jokes.  The posters.  The T-shirts.  The ghostwriters.  It's not like it's a pattern or something.  —  Come on, fellow liberals.  Calm down.  I guess maybe it's fair to call Cliven Bundy a racist.
Luke Harding / Guardian:
Ukraine: pro-Russian separatists hold European military observers captive  —  Monitors held in Slavyansk by Vyacheslav Ponomarev's militants, who captured Vice journalist Simon Ostrovsky  —  Julian Borger and Luke Harding in Donetsk  —  Pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine were holding …
New York Times:
Defying Moscow, Ukraine Threatens to Blockade Pro-Russian Militants
Ashley Killough / CNN:
Rand Paul on being ‘libertarian-ish’  —  (CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul hopes to infuse the Republican Party with some of his libertarian views, but the Kentucky Republican said Friday he'd still support the GOP presidential nominee in 2016 even if he didn't entirely agree with that person.
Associated Press:
Rand Paul seeks new allies among Romney team
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
Jeff Spross / ThinkProgress:
Drought Now Covers Every Last Inch Of California  —  For the first time in at least 15 years, all of California is officially in drought.  —  According to the April 22 release of the U.S. Drought Monitor, every last inch of California is in a state of “moderate” to “exceptional” drought …
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Piketty Phenomenon  —  Many people join the political left driven by a concern for the poor.  But, over the past several years, the Democratic Party has talked much more about the middle class than the poor.  Meanwhile, progressive political movements like Occupy Wall Street directed their fervor at the top 1 percent.
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president  —  BARACK OBAMA JOE BIDEN HILLARY CLINTON 2016 ELECTIONS CAMPAIGNS ELIZABETH WARREN  —  Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is starting a publicity tour for her new campaign-style book, A Fighting Chance.  As she talks to the press …
Eleanor Clift / The Daily Beast:
How a Kids Program Hillary Brought to Arkansas Could Unite Democrats
Discussion: Yahoo! News
Tim Cavanaugh / National Review:
Chris Hayes Wants to Kill About 5.7 Billion People  —  MSNBC host Chris Hayes is getting an alarming amount of attention for his latest effort in The Nation, a stemwinder arguing that the abolition of fossil fuels is like the abolition of slavery.  —  The argument may sound forced …
Discussion: The Daily Caller and RedState
Jason Millman / Washington Post:
Cover Oregon officially admits enrollment site is broken beyond repair  —  The Oregon board overseeing the state's deeply flawed health insurance exchange unanimously approved the Obama administration's plan Friday to take over the marketplace, making Oregon the first state to drop its enrollment Web site for
Weekly Standard:
The Obamacare Opportunity  —  An opening for a genuine alternative.  —  Widget tooltip  —  Obamacare's defenders are doing their best to sustain a triumphant mood these days.  In the wake of the late-March surge in exchange enrollment, many proponents of the law have insisted it can no longer be rolled back.
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Obamacare Love And Trepidation As Told On The Websites Of Congressional Democrats  —  WASHINGTON — Want to know how Democrats really feel about campaigning on Obamacare?  Go to their websites.  —  The pages touting lawmakers' reelection, or advertising the work they do in the House or Senate …
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Discussion: Fox News and Forbes
The Hill:
Issa questions role of Holder's DOJ in targeting of Tea Party groups
Manu Raju / Politico:
Lindsey Graham foe: Children-loving women cause divorces
Discussion: Liberaland and The Raw Story
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