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11:15 AM ET, May 10, 2015


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Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Walker goes strong on foreign policy  —  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) brought a South Carolina crowd to its feet Saturday during his remarks on national security, a topic generally considered Walker's Achilles heel as he weighs a run for president.  —  Addressing the South Carolina Freedom Summit …
Discussion: Liberaland and Instapundit
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Santorum: Bomb ISIS ‘back to the 7th Century’
Discussion: The Week
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Top GOP Pollster Makes Really Weird Joke About Bruce Jenner At 2016 Event
Discussion: Raw Story
Associated Press:   The Latest on 2016: GOP Hopefuls Proud of Their Parents
Associated Press:
GOP Presidential Hopefuls Take Turns Knocking Obama
Discussion: Bloomberg Business
Washington Post:
Election may set Britain on a path to becoming Little England  —  LONDON — After unexpected political charisma and cunning propelled him to another term as Britain's prime minister, David Cameron will now need every ounce of those skills to avoid going down in history with an altogether different title …
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Political Wire
David Frum / The Atlantic:
What Republicans Can Learn From British Conservatives
Discussion: Instapundit
The Clarion Ledger:
Suspects named in slaying of two Hattiesburg officers  —  Two Hattiesburg police officers were killed in the line of duty Saturday night after a routine traffic stop.  —  Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict confirmed the deaths but did not release their names.  He said he was still waiting to locate family members.
Frank Bruni / New York Times:
How Hillary Is Winning  —  AS fleetly as Hillary Clinton vacuums up the money, she piles up the paradoxes.  —  She showed fatal weaknesses the last time she chased the presidency and her inevitability evaporated like a California puddle, but she's somehow inevitable all over again.  Invincible, even.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Jeff Greenfield / The Daily Beast:
Why Character Attacks on Hillary Won't Work
John McCormick / Bloomberg Business:
New Hampshire Poll: Republican Field Tightens, Hillary Clinton Still Out in Front Among Democrats  —  There's no clear Republican front-runner in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, while Hillary Clinton retains an overwhelming advantage among Democrats in the Granite State's first-in-the-nation primary.
Discussion: Political Wire
Judith Shulevitz / New York Times:
Mom: The Designated Worrier  —  THERE'S a story my daughter loves to hear me tell: The day after I came home from the hospital with her big brother, my first child, I was seized by the certainty that I was about to die.  I sobbed; I asked my husband: “But who will keep him in socks?
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Paul: Clinton made Libya a ‘jihadist wonderland’  —  Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) argued Sunday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's policies had created a terrorist utopia in Libya.  —  “Hillary Clinton's war in Libya, I think, made it less safe,” Paul told host John Catsimatidis …
Discussion: Political Wire
Officer in Freddie Gray case demanded man's arrest as part of personal dispute  —  Baltimore lieutenant Brian Rice used his position to threaten ‘heads will roll’ if officers did not arrest his ex-girlfriend's husband, police report reveals  —  The most senior Baltimore police officer charged …
Discussion: New York Times and Firedoglake
Fausta / Fausta's Blog:
Identity politics: Halperin interviews Ted Cruz, expects Ricky Ricardo  —  WARNING: The following is a rant.  —  I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and, if I had $5 for every liberal idiot who looks at me and says “You don't look Puerto Rican”, etc., because I don't fit the Liberal template …
Discussion: protein wisdom and SOOPERMEXICAN
Blue Telusma / theGrio:
UPDATED: Georgia school founder shocks students with racist remarks during graduation ceremony  —  Friday, the founder of TNT Academy in Lilburn Georgia shocked students and parents alike when she made racist comments towards her black graduates.  —  In the past students have alleged that the school …
Discussion: Raw Story and The Daily Caller
Yahoo Politics:
Why Obama is happy to fight Elizabeth Warren on the trade deal  —  “She's absolutely wrong,” Barack Obama said, before I could even get the question out of my mouth.  —  He was talking about Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and populist crusader whom Obama helped elevate to national prominence.
Capper / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Walker Shoots His Campaign In The Foot  —  On Sunday, Sergio Valencia del Toro was upset by an argument with his fiancee.  He chose to deal with his pain and anger by going to a community setting with two hand guns and opening fire, killing three people - including an 11 year old girl - before taking his own life:
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Brendan O'Connor / Gawker:
Father Apparently Confesses to Family's Murder in Facebook Post  —  A British Columbia man has apparently admitted in a Facebook post to killing his family, CBC News reports.  The post on Randy Janzen's Facebook page states that he killed his wife, his daughter, and his sister.
Discussion: Liberaland, BizPac Review and Mediaite
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Triumph of the Unthinking  —  “Words,” wrote John Maynard Keynes …