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9:30 AM ET, July 1, 2014


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Dana Liebelson / Mother Jones:
The 8 Best Lines From Ginsburg's Dissent on the Hobby Lobby Contraception Decision  —  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Charlie Neuman/ZUMA  —  On Monday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg penned a blistering dissent to the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling that the government can't require certain employers …
New York Times:
Limiting Rights: Imposing Religion on Workers  —  The Supreme Court's deeply dismaying decision on Monday in the Hobby Lobby case swept aside accepted principles of corporate law and religious liberty to grant owners of closely held, for-profit companies an unprecedented right to impose their religious views on employees.
Discussion: The Daily Banter
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Hillary Clinton: Hobby Lobby Ruling “Deeply Disturbing”  —  Clinton's comments drew applause from the audience.  —  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Supreme Court's ruling that employers with religious objections can refuse to pay for insurance coverage for contraception “deeply disturbing.”
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
In Hobby Lobby ruling, the Supreme Court uses a ‘fiction’  —  Mitt Romney said it, and on Monday the Supreme Court upheld it: Corporations are people, my friend.  —  The 2012 Republican presidential nominee was jeered when he made the claim in 2011 at the Iowa State Fair.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Michael Scherer / TIME:
Supreme Court Rules Government Can't Make Some Employers Cover Contraception  —  In setback for Obama health law  —  Private corporations that are so-called “closely held” have a right to religious freedom under U.S. law just like individual citizens, the Supreme Court ruled Monday …
Discussion: Hit & Run
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Hillary Clinton blasts Hobby Lobby ruling  —  Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Supreme Court's ruling in the contraception-related Hobby Lobby case “deeply disturbing.”  —  The former secretary of state and possible Democratic front-runner skewered the decision during an appearance …
Discussion: National Review, Hit & Run and Mediaite
Jonathan Cohn / The New Republic:
The Hobby Lobby Case Shows Why Private Companies Shouldn't Provide Insurance.  The Government Should.
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Hillary Clinton Calls SCOTUS's Hobby Lobby Ruling ‘Deeply Disturbing’
Discussion: The Dish and The Daily Caller
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Do Democrats win by losing Obamacare decision?
Jay Michaelson / The Daily Beast:
Hobby Lobby: Supreme Court Declares Itself to Be High Priest
Discussion: National Review and Hullabaloo
The Bait-And-Switch Behind Today's Hobby Lobby Decision
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
White House: Congress Must Counter SCOTUS Birth Control Ruling
Discussion: PoliticusUSA and Daily Kos
LIVE UPDATES: Israeli forces find bodies of three kidnapped teens  —  Israel Air Force strikes 34 targets in Gaza; rockets explode in southern Israel; Netanyahu: Hamas is responsible and will pay; Obama strongly condemns murders, calls on sides to avoid escalation; Hamas: Israeli version of events cannot be trusted.
The Times of Israel:
What happened on the night of the kidnapping  —  The teenagers were shot dead in the backseat of the car within minutes of the abduction; the killers believed, erroneously, that the security forces were on their trail  —  Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Fraenkel, 16, and Gil-ad Shaar, 16 …
New York Times:
Israel's Search for 3 Teenagers Ends in Grief
Fox News:
Netanyahu vows ‘Hamas will pay’ after bodies of 3 kidnapped Israeli teens found
Sam R. Hall / The Clarion-Ledger:
College GOP chairman resigns, joining Democrats  —  The chairman of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans has resigned his post and “will be changing my party affiliation to Democrat in the next few days.”  —  Evan Alvarez resigned his post this morning, which was made public …
Dana Davidsen / CNN:
Hillary Clinton: Mississippi runoff ‘of major historical importance’
Rod Nordland / New York Times:
For Iraq, Potential Leader With a Tarnished Past  —  BAGHDAD — He took millions of dollars from the C.I.A., founded and was accused of defrauding the second-biggest bank in Jordan and sold the Bush administration a bill of goods on weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
Discussion: Hot Air and Outside the Beltway
Washington Post:
Court gave NSA broad leeway in surveillance, documents show  —  Virtually no foreign government is off-limits for the National Security Agency, which has been authorized to intercept information “concerning” all but four countries, according to top-secret documents.
Benjamin Weiser / New York Times:
Officer's Conviction in Cannibalism Case Overturned  —  The 2013 conviction of a former New York City police officer in a plot to kidnap, torture, kill and eat women was overturned late Monday by a federal judge who said there was not sufficient evidence to support it.
Pew Research Center:
Americans show modest interest in Iraq news, less interest in World Cup  —  So far, the growing crisis in Iraq has not drawn strong interest from the American public.  As Sunni militants extend their control of large swaths of Iraq, 25% say they are paying very close attention to the growing violence and political instability in Iraq.
Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News:
Blaming Congress, Obama readies unilateral action on immigration  —  Shares -  —  After waiting more than a year for the House to take up an immigration overhaul passed by the Senate, President Obama is moving ahead with a series of executive-level actions he says will improve the system …
Adrian Carrasquillo / BuzzFeed:   Obama To Move Toward Reducing Deportations Without Congress
Manu Raju / Politico:
The Dick and Liz Cheney recovery tour  —  Dick and Liz Cheney have been impossible to miss in recent weeks, sparring with Democrats and Rand Paul over the latest mess in Iraq, making the rounds on Fox News and launching a group to reassert the case for their hawkish brand of foreign policy.
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Odds are increasing that D.C. will vote on legalizing marijuana — despite Congress
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Paul Kersey / USA Today:
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