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5:30 PM ET, January 27, 2015

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Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic Online:
The Netanyahu Disaster  —  Benjamin Netanyahu, making friends and influencing people (Reuters/The Atlantic)  —  Benjamin Netanyahu believes he has just one job, and that is to stop Iran from getting hold of nuclear weapons.  He might argue that this description of his mission …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
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David Weigel / Bloomberg Politics:
Louie Gohmert, the Bibi Whisperer  —  The Texas congressman who's wanted Netanyahu to take it to Obama for years.  —  Before it was an international incident, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress was just a twinkle in Louie Gohmert's eye.
Daniel Newhauser / National Journal:
Boehner to Sue Obama, Again  —  The speaker is planning to hold a House vote authorizing a suit against the president over his executive orders on immigration.  —  Speaker John Boehner is finalizing a plan to sue President Obama again, this time over the administration's decision …
Jake Sherman / Politico:
John Boehner: House moving toward suit on Obama's immigration steps
Discussion: ABC News and The PJ Tatler
Jake Sherman / Politico:
John Boehner: House had a ‘right’ to invite Benjamin Netanyahu
Discussion: Daily Kos
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say  —  How the language police are perverting liberalism.  —  Around 2 a.m. on December 12, four students approached the apartment of Omar Mahmood, a Muslim student at the University of Michigan, who had recently published a column in a school newspaper about his perspective as a minority on campus.
New York Times:
White House Drone Crash Is Tied to Drunken Spy Agency Employee  —  WASHINGTON — It was 42 degrees, lightly raining and pitch black near the White House when an inebriated, off-duty employee for a government intelligence agency decided it was a good time to test-fly his friend's quadcopter drone …
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Daniel Burke / CNN:
Mormon church backs LGBT rights — with one condition  —  CNN Explains: Mormonism 04:41  —  (CNN)In at least one big and bruising culture-war battle, the Mormon church wants to call a partial truce.  —  Convening a rare press conference on Tuesday at church headquarters in Salt Lake City …
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Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Romney, ahead of 2016 run, now calls Utah home, talks openly about Mormon influence  —  HOLLADAY, Utah — After losing two straight presidential races, Mitt Romney packed up his home in Massachusetts and journeyed west to Utah, building a mansion here in the foothills of the Wasatch Range that has served as his sanctuary from defeat.
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Army Times:
Army: Bergdahl reports are untrue, no decision made  —  The Army says there is no truth to media reports claiming a decision has been made to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion.  —  The Army continues to review the case against Bergdahl, said Paul Boyce, a spokesman for Forces Command, on Tuesday morning.
Fox News:
Pentagon denies decision made to charge Bergdahl with desertion
Discussion: RedState and BREITBART.COM
Susan Heavey / Reuters:
Bowe Bergdahl to face desertion charges: NBC
Discussion: The Federalist
Scott Keyes / ThinkProgress:
Huckabee Couldn't Deal With Women At Fox News Who Swore In The Office  —  Mike Huckabee channeled his internal Ned Flanders last week, lamenting the fact that he doesn't just hear cuss words in the office these days, but he even hears them coming from women.
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Keep immigration riders off DHS bill, all Senate Dems say  —  The united demand for a clean bill is critical: At least half a dozen Democratic votes are needed to advance any legislation in the Senate.  —  All the Senate Democrats have a message for Republicans on funding for the Department of Homeland Security: Give us a clean bill.
Discussion: The Huffington Post and Daily Kos
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Kristina Wong / The Hill:
Senate Democrats give Obama an Iran deadline
Discussion: Israel Matzav
Elana Schor / Politico:
Keystone votes fail in Senate
Discussion: The Hill and Daily Kos
Nathan Tempey / The Brooklyn Paper:
TRANSIT: EXCLUSIVE: Subways will run empty overnight during snowstorm, source says  —  Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.  —  The Brooklyn Paper  —  Ghost trains are running under Brooklyn tonight.  —  Gov. Andrew Cuomo's move to shut off …
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Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Scott Walker forms committee in preparation for 2016 presidential bid  —  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who's speech to activists in Iowa last weekend drew strong reviews, has taken the first formal step toward a presidential candidacy in 2016, establishing a committee that will help spread …
Mike Cason / al.com:
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says he will continue to recognize ban on same-sex marriage  —  Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has released a letter to Gov. Robert Bentley saying that he intends to continue to recognize the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and urging the governor to do so.
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New York Times:
As in 2012, Romney Can Do No Right in Murdoch's Eyes  —  The usually grim-faced media mogul practically swooned in his seat.  Moments after Jeb Bush delivered what many in the audience described as an unremarkable talk at a conference in Washington, Rupert Murdoch turned to his seatmate …
Discussion: Gawker, Business Insider and Althouse
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pelosi: I hope Romney is the GOP nominee  —  Mitt Romney has attracted an unlikely supporter in his possible 2016 White House bid: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).  —  Asked if Romney has any shot at defeating Hillary Clinton in 2016, Pelosi told The Hill, “No, no. I mean, he might be a nice person …
U.S. Department of the Interior:
Interior Department Announces Draft Strategy for Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing  —  Regionally-tailored plan continues balanced approach to leasing, development; Draft proposal would protect sensitive resources—makes available nearly 80% of estimated undiscovered technically recoverable oil and gas resources on US Outer Continental Shelf
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Coral Davenport / New York Times:
White House to Propose Allowing Oil Drilling Off Atlantic Coast
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Walt Bonner / Fox News:
Mysterious radio signal from space caught live for first time  —  File photo - The Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Gulf Coast at sunset is shown in this image from the International Space Station and posted to social media on Dec. 14, 2014.  (REUTERS/Terry Virts/NASA/Handout)
Tom LoBianco / Indianapolis Star:
Gov. Pence ‘clarifying’ state-run news plan  —  Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday he will be “clarifying” what his “Just IN” news site will be doing soon and called reports on the plan an “understandable misunderstanding.”  —  Pence played down his administration's plans to start a news site Tuesday …
 
 
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Lachlan Markay / Washington Free Beacon:
Foreign Firm Funding U.S. Green Groups Tied to State-Owned Russian Oil Company
Discussion: Power Line
Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
Two weeks after Zuckerberg said ‘je suis Charlie,’ Facebook begins censoring images of prophet Muhammad
Mike Fleming / Deadline:
Disney Eyeing Chris Pratt For Indiana Jones Revival
David Edwards / Raw Story:
Gohmert: ‘Our Republican females sent entirely wrong message’ by wanting rape exception to abortion ban
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Karoli / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Jeb Bush Suggests Polite Self-Deportation For Undocumented Immigrants
Sen. Marco Rubio / Fox News:
Obama's terror strategy is failing: US must heed lessons of 9/11
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Leslie Albrecht / DNAinfo New York:
Dozens of Rabbits From Gowanus Yard Seized by Authorities During Snowstorm
Yaron Steinbuch / New York Post:
Judge: You cannot name your baby ‘Nutella’
Discussion: US News and Truth Revolt
Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Spies on Millions of Cars