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5:10 PM ET, May 9, 2015

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Jeff Greenfield / The Daily Beast:
Why Character Attacks on Hillary Won't Work  —  Why the former first couple has always survived attacks on their character, and probably always will.  —  If you're Martin O'Malley, or one of the other potential Democrats pondering a race against Hillary Clinton, you've been presented …
Discussion: CANNONFIRE and New York Times
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Triumph of the Unthinking  —  “Words,” wrote John Maynard Keynes, “ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.”  I've always loved that quote, and have tried to apply it to my own writing.  But I have to admit that in the long slump that followed …
Sheri Fink / New York Times:
Liberia Is Free of Ebola, World Health Organization Declares  —  The World Health Organization declared Liberia free of Ebola on Saturday, making it the first of the three hardest-hit West African countries to bring a formal end to the epidemic.  —  “The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia is over …
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who.int:
Media centre  —  The Ebola outbreak in Liberia is over  —  WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola virus transmission.  Forty-two days have passed since the last laboratory-confirmed case was buried on 28 March 2015.  The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia is over.
Discussion: NBC News, Common Dreams and Mediaite
Sahil Kapur / Bloomberg Business:
King Blames Obama for Inciting Baltimore Riots  —  The Iowa firebrand takes his hot fire to South Carolina.  —  Representative Steve King was in his element at the South Carolina Freedom Summit on Saturday, saying after a speech to raucous conservatives that the fault for riots in Baltimore lies with President Barack Obama.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
The Hill:
GOP slow-plays Benghazi investigation  —  Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has agreed to testify before the Benghazi committee this month but don't expect Republicans to be satisfied with her appearance.  —  House Republicans have now spent a full year investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks …
Kyle Mantyla / Right Wing Watch:
'We're Being Set Up': Glenn Beck Warns His Audience To Prepare For The Time When He Is Murdered In The Night  —  Glenn Beck closed out his radio program yesterday with a 10-minute monologue warning his audience that everything that is happening in Baltimore and Ferguson and elsewhere is all a giant set-up …
Doug Stanglin / USA Today:
North Korea tests submarine ballistic missile  —  North Korea claims it launched a missile from a submarine.  If true, the launch violates U.N. sanctions and makes the country more of a threat.  Video provided by Newsy Newslook  —  Under the watchful eyes of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …
Discussion: The Week and NPR
Burlington Free Press:
Records outline sex assault case against senator  —  ST. ALBANS - A Vermont state senator has pleaded not guilty to six felony charges of sexual assault and prohibited acts that arose from what police describe as a sex-for-rent scheme involving several unwilling tenants.
Discussion: Mediaite and Talking Points Memo
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Attorney: Spy chief had ‘forgotten’ about NSA program when he misled Congress  —  Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper wasn't lying when he wrongly told Congress in 2013 that the government does not “wittingly” collect information about millions of Americans, according to his top lawyer.
Deadline:
Natalie Portman To Play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg In ‘On The Basis Of Sex’  —  EXCLUSIVE: Natalie Portman is set to play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On The Basis Of Sex, with Marielle Heller (The Diary Of A Teenage Girl) in negotiations to direct.
Maxim Lott / Fox News:
Boston University prof flunks ‘white masculinity’ in controversial tweets  —  Boston University Professor Saida Grundy's tweets deriding white men are her business, according to the school.  (Boston University)  —  Critics say a newly-hired Boston University professor has crossed the line …
Will C. Holden / FOX31 Denver:
FBI agent shot; suspect dead at Essex House Motel near downtown Littleton … LITTLETON, Colo. — An FBI agent was shot in the leg Friday afternoon while trying to apprehend the bank robbery suspect known as the Longhorn bandit.  The agent was in stable condition at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood Friday night.
Discussion: KTLA and fox13now.com
 
 
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Sabato's Crystal Ball:
The Map: 11 Angles on the Electoral College
Discussion: New York Times and Fox News
Ron Fournier / National Journal:
Huckabee's Hucksterism vs Clintons' Cash
Rick Jervis / USA Today:
Conspiracy theories flourish over military exercise in Texas
Discussion: ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES
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Valerie Rowell / The Augusta Chronicle:
Former state legislator Joey Brush dies in motorcycle wreck
Reuters:
Americans Favor Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Over Conservatives For Punditry
Discussion: The Week and The Huffington Post
Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig / The New Republic:
Welfare Is the Best Weapon Against Nepotism
CBS Miami:
Gov. Scott Concedes That Earlier Medicaid Support Was A Ruse