Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:10 PM ET, May 4, 2015


 Top Items: 
Mark Halperin / Bloomberg Business:
The Definitive H&H Carly Fiorina Scouting Report  —  What she's got: High-level executive and management experience from her tenure as head honcho of Hewlett-Packard; private-sector bona fides bolstering her economic message; compelling secretary-to-CEO professional biography …
Benjamin Siegel / ABC News:
Carly Fiorina Announces Presidential Campaign With a Jab at Hillary Clinton: “She clearly is not trustworthy, … Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her run for president on “Good Morning America” today, calling herself the “best person for the job” while also taking a shot at Hillary Clinton …
Kevin Cirilli / The Hill:
Carly Fiorina launches 2016 bid: ‘Yes, I am running for president’
Discussion: American Spectator and OnPolitics
Michael Falcone / ABC News:
The Note: And Then There Were Five
Discussion: Politico
WKRC Doppler Tim Science Lab:
Ben Carson announces his run for President
Matt K Lewis / Telegraph:
American Way: Why a diverse range of candidates could help Republicans against Hillary
Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times:
Outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, 2 gunmen are killed and guard is shot  —  Two gunmen were killed and a security guard wounded in an attack Sunday outside a controversial Dallas-area event where organizers were holding a contest for cartoons featuring the Muslim prophet Muhammad, police said.
Evan McMurry / Mediaite:
Pamela Geller Battles CNN Host over Garland Shooting: Why Is Media ‘Targeting’ Us?  —  Hours after a shooting at a Muhammad cartoon event Garland, Texas that left the two gunmen dead, the event's sponsor and American Freedom Defense Initiative president Pamela Geller battled CNN's Alisyn Camerota …
Discussion: CNN, Liberaland, FOX News Radio and NPR
Garland shooting: 2 killed after they open fire at Mohammed cartoon event
Brandon Darby / BREITBART.COM:
Officer and Two Suspects Down in Gunfight at Islamic Cartoon Contest in Texas, Possible Explosives Found
ABC News:
Garland Shooting Suspect Elton Simpson's Father: ‘My Son Made a Bad Choice’ … The father of one of the suspected gunman in the Garland, Texas shooting told ABC News today that his son “made a bad choice.”  —  “We are Americans and we believe in America,” Dunston Simpson said.
ABC News:
Official: One of Texas Shooting Suspects ID's … One of the suspects in the shooting in Garland, Texas, late Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official.
Discussion: Business Insider, Twitchy and Hot Air
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
GOP lawmaker knocks Hillary Clinton over Texas shooting  —  Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) criticized Hillary Clinton for her recent comments on criminal justice reform in light of the Sunday night shooting at a Texas event holding a contest to draw the Prophet Mohammed.
Discussion: Raw Story
Richard Pérez-Peña / New York Times:
Official Identifies One Suspect in Attack at Texas Anti-Islam Event
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and The Week
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
A Fox News Contributor On Being Gay, The GOP, And Religious Liberty  —  WASHINGTON — Guy Benson — the baby-faced, fast-talking Fox News contributor who is the political editor at — has something to say.  —  “Guy here,” he writes in his forthcoming book.  “So, I'm gay.”
Cynthia McFadden / NBC News:
Bill Clinton Defends His Foundation's Foreign Money  —  Bill Clinton says he has no regrets about taking millions in foreign cash for his foundation — even though the donations have caused a political headache for Hillary Clinton as she tries to follow him into the Oval Office.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Race, Class and Neglect  —  Every time you're tempted to say that America is moving forward on race — that prejudice is no longer as important as it used to be — along comes an atrocity to puncture your complacency.  Almost everyone realizes, I hope, that the Freddie Gray affair …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Mediaite
Jelani Cobb / New Yorker:
City Life  —  Somewhere between the ball game played to an empty stadium and the arrest of six police officers on charges including manslaughter and murder, somewhere around the time that a leaked document suggested that a man who suffered a catastrophic spinal injury while in police custody …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Annie Leibovitz / Vanity Fair:
Star Wars Cover: J.J. Abrams Reveals His Idea to Kill Jar Jar Binks  —  Go behind the scenes of the year's most anticipated movie with Vanity Fair contributing editor Bruce Handy.  —  For some Star Wars fans, there's no May the Fourth news finer than this: director J. J. Abrams revealed …
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Extreme secrecy eroding support for Obama's trade pact  —  Classified briefings and bill-readings in basement rooms are making members queasy.  —  Getty  —  If you want to hear the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal the Obama administration is hoping to pass …
Discussion: MintPress News
Nick Gass / Politico:
Most New Jersey adults think Chris Christie was involved in Bridgegate  —  A majority of adults in New Jersey now think Gov. Chris Christie was personally involved in Bridgegate, according to a new Monmouth University poll released Monday.  —  Asked whether the governor was directly part …
Discussion: New Jersey Online and The Week
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 2:10 PM ET, May 4, 2015.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 More Items: 
Jeff Clements / The Hill:
Citizens United: The view from the ivory tower has a blind spot
Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Will Change Stance on Secret Phone Tracking
Los Angeles Times:
Mysterious new force emerges in Yemen to fight rebels
Discussion: Weekly Standard and The Week
Jennifer Jacobs / Des Moines Register:
Iowa toe dips leave everyone poised to dive into race
Discussion: Washington Monthly
New York Times:
Dean Skelos, New York Senate Leader, and Son Are Arrested on Corruption Charges
Stephanie Armour / Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Emergency-Room Visits Keep Climbing
 Earlier Items: 
Pamela Geller / Pamela Geller, Atlas Shrugs:
Multiple shootings, possible bomb at AFDI/Jihad Watch free speech event in Texas
Discussion: Politico and CNN
Liberals, conservatives unite vs. NSA spying
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
Our Police Union Problem
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
G.O.P. Hopefuls Now Aiming to Woo the Middle Class
Discussion: Democratic Strategist
Washington Post:
The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor from Canada
Discussion: Althouse