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Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic Online:
Tom Cotton May Just Have Undermined His Own Cause  —  The letter drafted by the freshman Senator Tom Cotton, and signed by 46 of his Republican colleagues, warning Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that any deal he makes with U.S. Non-Supreme Leader Barack Obama might soon be undone …
Michael Crowley / Politico:
Was the GOP's Iran letter really unprecedented?  —  From Reagan to Clinton, both Democrats and Republicans have tried to sabotage the other party's foreign policy.  —  The senator was outraged.  Congress had challenged the foreign policy of the president, ignoring that he is …
Bloomberg Business:
Tom Cotton Says Republicans Are Not Traitors for Letter to Iran  —  (Bloomberg) — A letter sent by 47 Republican senators to Iranian leaders in defiance of President Barack Obama is a civics lesson, not the act of traitors, said Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, the freshman Republican who drafted the message.
Discussion: The Hill, ABC News and Daily Kos
New York Times:
Republican Moves Imperil Democratic Cooperation on Iran  —  WASHINGTON — The open letter that 47 Senate Republicans sent to Iran's leadership on Monday warning about making a nuclear agreement with President Obama is forcing Democrats to choose between confronting Tehran and rallying around …
en.mfa.ir:
Dr. Zarif's Response to the Letter of US Senators  —  Asked about the open letter of 47 US Senators to Iranian leaders, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Dr. Javad Zarif, responded that “in our view, this letter has no legal value and is mostly a propaganda ploy.
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Morning Plum: Tom Cotton hands Dems an easy way of siding with Obama on Iran
Agence France-Presse:
Iran says lawmakers' letter has sapped trust in US
Discussion: Mediaite
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Clinton press conference threatens to be a media fiasco  —  Amid intense media scrutiny over her use of a private email account at the State Department, Hillary Clinton has finally agreed to take questions from the press: On Tuesday, she will hold a brief media avail at the United Nations …
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Hillary Clinton Reveals She Didn't Save Trove Of Personal Emails  —  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that while she took “unprecedented” steps to provide the State Department with emails related to her tenure as secretary of state, she did not save a trove of emails related to her personal life.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Credentials for Hillary Press Avail Needed to Be Requested 24 Hours Ahead of Time  —  Hillary Clinton will be holding a press availability today at the United Nations in New York City.  But all members of the press won't be able to attend.  Only those who requested credentials 24 hours before the event …
Clinton E-mails / Bloomberg Business:
Hillary Clinton Press Conference: The Live Blog
Discussion: ABC News and Washington Examiner
Andrew Rafferty / NBC News:
Clinton: ‘Would Have Been Better’ to Use Two Email Accounts
Eugene Volokh / Washington Post:
No, a public university may not expel students for racist speech [UPDATED in light of the students' expulsion]  —  Some Oklahoma University students in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were videorecorded singing (as best I and others can tell), … Oklahoma University president David Boren said …
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Kelly Ogle / news9.com KWTV:
SAE House Mom And Coach Switzer Get Emotional Over Controversial Video  —  NORMAN, Oklahoma -  —  Monday night as SAE members scrambled to empty their belongings out of the closed fraternity house their 79-year-old house mother, a longtime friend of Barry Switzer, did the same thing.
Laura Meckler / Wall Street Journal:
Bill Clinton Still Doesn't Use Email  —  If Hillary Clinton's emails are eventually cracked open, don't expect to see any juicy correspondence with her husband—or any correspondence at all.  Bill Clinton doesn't use email.  —  The former president, who does regularly use Twitter …
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Steve Vladeck / Lawfare:
The Iran Letter and the Logan Act  —  Please like our Facebook page and follow Lawfare on Twitter:  —  The second-day story about the letter by 47 Republican Senators to the government of Iran that Jack's discussed here and here has shifted to whether these Senators have violated the Logan Act …
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Hart Williams / The Moderate Voice:
Defending Treason … Shorter translation: Neener neener poo pooh.
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
‘TRAITORS’: NY Daily News Slams GOP Senators Who Signed Iran Letter (PHOTO)
Discussion: Joe. My. God., Twitchy and The Hill
ATF:
Notice to those Commenting on the Armor Piercing Ammunition Exemption Framework  —  Thank you for your interest in ATF's proposed framework for determining whether certain projectiles are “primarily intended for sporting purposes” within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 921(a)(17)(C).
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Tim Devaney / The Hill:
ATF shelves bullet ban proposal
Discussion: National Review and The Federalist
Wikimedia blog:
Wikimedia v. NSA: Wikimedia Foundation files suit against NSA to challenge upstream mass surveillance  —  Justice presides with her scale and sword at Frankfurt am Main.  —  Photo by Roland Meinecke, licensed under a Free Art license.  —  Today, the Wikimedia Foundation is filing suit …
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New York Times:
Stop Spying on Wikipedia Users
Discussion: Hot Air, Hit & Run and Common Dreams
Jeremy Scahill / The Intercept:
The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple's Secrets  —  RESEARCHERS WORKING with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple's iPhones and iPads, according to top-secret documents obtained by The Intercept.
The Hill:
Kristol: Foreign policy likely to dominate 2016  —  The Weekly Standard editor William Kristol tells The Hill that foreign policy will likely be the focus of the 2016 election, and GOP candidates need to prepare.  —  In particular, he says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a recent GOP favorite …
Discussion: Weekly Standard
 
 
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