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9:10 PM ET, March 18, 2015


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Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Go Ahead, Ruin My Day  —  As the saying goes, “to err is human, to forgive is divine,” to which I'd add: “to ignore” is even more human, and the results rarely divine.  None of us would be human if we didn't occasionally get so wedded to our wishes that we failed to notice — or outright ignored …
Jonathan Alter / The Daily Beast:
Bibi's Ugly Win Will Harm Israel  —  A desperate Netanyahu used fear to grab the most seats in the election, but his rejection of a Palestinian state will further isolate the Jewish state.  —  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu won a big election Tuesday …
Gil Hoffman / Jerusalem Post:
Likud's win: The ‘second Israel’ has spoken  —  Israeli elections: Testing Netanyahu's assumptions  —  Herzog calls Netanyahu to congratulate him  —  Netanyuhu's appeal to an historically under-served part of Israeli society helped propel him to victory.
Ishaan Tharoor / Washington Post:
On Israeli election day, Netanyahu warns of Arabs voting ‘in droves’
New York Times:
An Israeli Election Turns Ugly
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Glenn Beck ‘done’ with Republican Party  —  Glenn Beck, the conservative/libertarian radio host and media entrepreneur, said Wednesday that he is officially done with the Republican Party.  —  “I've made my decision - I'm out.  I'm out of the Republican Party,” Beck said on his radio show.
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Beck: 'I'm out of the Republican Party'  —  Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck on Wednesday announced he is leaving the Republican Party.  —  “I've made my decision — I'm out,” Beck said Wednesday on “The Glenn Beck Program,” his broadcast on  “I'm out of the Republican Party.
Ben Bradley /
Aaron Schock ‘broken’ but a ‘fighter,’ dad says  —  “Two years from now he'll be successful, if he's not in jail,” Congressman Aaron Schock's father said of his son the day after he announced his resignation.  —  Schock, 33, is accused of congressional and campaign misspending.
Anthony Weiner / Business Insider:
Anthony Weiner's 5 takeaways from the Aaron Schock scandals  —  Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock (R) on Tuesday announced his decision to resign at the end of the month.  His star was rapidly rising in the Republican Party, but it fell thanks to a series of scandals involving his use of campaign cash and taxpayer money.
John Parkinson / ABC News:
Rep. Aaron Schock's Dad Speaks Out: 'He Will Be Successful If He's Not In Jail'
Discussion: The Week
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System:
For immediate release  —  Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January suggests that economic growth has moderated somewhat.  Labor market conditions have improved further, with strong job gains and a lower unemployment rate.  A range of labor market indicators suggests …
Jeff Kearns / Bloomberg Business:
Fed Drops Patient Stance, Opening Door to June Rate Increase
Erick Erickson / RedState:
Dear @ScottWalker, Liz Mair Is a Friend of Mine  —  Liz Mair works for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.  She has been hired to do communications outreach.  She is very good at her job.  She is also a friend of mine.  I have known Liz for a number of years.  In 2012, Liz worked for Governor Rick Perry.
Jonah Goldberg / National Review:
No Glory in the Hawkeye State
Chloe Heskett / The Cavalier Daily:
University student, Honor Committee member Martese Johnson arrested  —  Johnson sustained head injury during arrest, released on bond Wednesday morning  —  This is a developing story, and will continue to be updated with the latest information available.  —  Martese Johnson …
Ted Bridis / Associated Press:
US sets new record for denying, censoring government files  —  1 photo  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration set a new record again for more often than ever censoring government files or outright denying access to them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act …
Dan Tuohy /
Trump drops ‘Apprentice,’ will launch presidential exploratory committee  —  New Hampshire Union Leader  —  Donald Trump will launch a presidential exploratory committee Wednesday, the eve of the business mogul's return to New Hampshire.  —  A senior adviser tells the New Hampshire Union Leader …
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
GOP aims to sink Obamacare with reconciliation  —  But first they have to strike a difficult deal on an overall budget  —  Senate Republicans want to use a powerful procedural budget maneuver known as reconciliation to go after President Barack Obama's health care law …
Discussion: The Hill, Hot Air and New York Times
Tunis attack: Gunmen kill tourists in museum raid  —  Nineteen people, including 17 foreign tourists have been killed after gunmen targeted a museum in the Tunisian capital, the Prime Minister says.  —  Italian, Spanish and German citizens were among those killed, PM Habib Essid said.
Poll: Hillary Clinton still tops in 2016 -  —  Hillary Clinton continues to be a dominant force heading into the 2016 presidential election, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.  The former secretary of state maintains a broad lead over the field of potential Democratic challengers …
Tjfang / CBS San Francisco:
San Francisco Saint Mary's Cathedral Drenches Homeless With Water To Keep Them Away  —  SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — KCBS has learned that Saint Mary's Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, has installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the cathedral's doorways.
Arizona Republic:
6 shot, 1 killed in Mesa; gunman still on the loose  —  Fire officials say they have calls for more medical treatment in the area.  We will update you as more information is available.  Aux11  —  CONNECT  —  A gunman shot six people, killing at least one Wednesday morning in Mesa.
Sarah Ferris / The Hill:
NIH doctor: States should do more on vaccinations  —  One of the Obama administration's top doctors on Wednesday said that state governments should be doing more to boost vaccination rates to halt the spread of highly contagious diseases like the measles.  —  “I'm totally in agreement …
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Elizabeth Sweetnam / CBS News:
Durst linked to disappearance of teen girls?  —  Shares -  —  The charge for Susan Berman's murder has brought the mysteries surrounding Robert Durst back into the spotlight.  Investigators may now be looking at Durst in the disappearance of two teenage girls in California in the mid 90s …
Alice Ollstein / ThinkProgress:
Schools Plan Massive Layoffs After Scott Walker Guts Funding  —  This week, Wisconsin kicked off a series of hearings on Governor Scott Walker's proposed budget, which would slash about $300 million from the University of Wisconsin system over two years, funnel hundreds of millions to build …
Discussion: Daily Kos
KRAFT FOODS GROUP VOLUNTARILY RECALLS SELECT CODE DATES AND MANUFACTURING CODES OF KRAFT MACARONI & CHEESE BOXED DINNERS DUE TO POSSIBLE METAL PIECES  —  Approx. 242,000 cases of the Original flavor with “Best When Used By” dates of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015 with “C2” directly below the date
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Jessie / Feeds:
What Went Wrong with the FISA Court
Discussion: The Hill and Lawfare
Roger Yu / USA Today:
USA TODAY offers buyouts to veteran staffers
Edmund H. Mahony / Hartford Courant:
Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland Sentenced To 30 Months In Campaign Fraud
Discussion: New York Times and OnPolitics
Winn Parish Enterprise:
Journalist arrested in Winn Parish
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Outgoing US attorney hasn't acted on Lerner contempt charge
Discussion: RedState
Josh Rogin / Bloomberg View:
Hillary Clinton's E-Mail Was Vulnerable to ‘Spoofing’
Discussion: VodkaPundit and Hot Air
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Shane Harris / The Daily Beast:
China Reveals Its Cyberwar Secrets
Discussion: The Diplomat
Stephanie Saul / New York Times:
N.Y.U. Professor Is Barred by United Arab Emirates
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Ben Carson?
Discussion: RedState and The Huffington Post
Bryce Covert / ThinkProgress:
How Republicans Plan To Cut People Off From The Help They Need
Discussion: Daily Kos