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1:15 AM ET, May 12, 2015

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Kevin Clay / WESH-TV:
George Zimmerman involved in shooting in Lake Mary, police say  —  Zimmerman appeared to suffer minor wound, officers say  —  George Zimmerman was involved in a shooting incident in Lake Mary on Monday afternoon, according to Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell.
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mynews13.com:
George Zimmerman shot, injured in Lake Mary road rage incident
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Orlando Sentinel:
George Zimmerman shot at in Lake Mary
Ted Cruz / Facebook:
Mark Halperin is a serious and fair-minded journalist.  Today he kindly issued an apology for some silly questions he asked me in an interview.  The apology was unnecessary -\-\ no offense was taken, nor, I believe, intended -\-\ but is certainly appreciated.
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Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
The Prize For The Most Racist Interview Of A 2016 Candidate Goes To Bloomberg's Mark Halperin  —  Bloomberg's Mark Halperin, who somehow managed to act like a bigger jerk than Ted Cruz  —  Late last month, Bloomberg's Mark Halperin conducted a cringe-worthy interview with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Mark Halperin's cringey Ted Cruz interview is all part of the Halperin Primary
Discussion: Mediaite and Hot Air
ABC News:
Rand Paul Presidential Campaign Staffer Licks Camera of Democratic Tracker … A Democratic tracker got a licking Monday while attending a Rand Paul campaign event in New Hampshire.  —  A campaign staffer for the Republican presidential candidate licked the camera lens of a tracker …
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Adam B. Lerner / Politico:
Rand Paul aide licks tracker's camera
Discussion: Gawker and BuzzFeed
Dean Obeidallah / The Daily Beast:
‘SNL’ (Doesn't) Draw the Line at Prophet Muhammad  —  In Saturday night's skit, the venerable comedy show skewers Islamic extremists, Islamophobes, and 1990s game shows.  —  Saturday Night Live has really crossed the line this time!  On Saturday night this venerable comedy institution …
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Jeffrey Tayler / Salon:
The left has Islam all wrong: Bill Maher, Pamela Geller and the reality progressives must face  —  Whatever her views on other matters are, Pamela Geller is right about one thing: last week's Islamist assault on the “Draw Muhammad” cartoon contest she hosted in Texas proves the jihad …
Discussion: Chicks on the Right
Max Fisher / Vox:
The many problems with Seymour Hersh's Osama bin Laden conspiracy theory  —  On Sunday, the legendary investigative journalist Seymour Hersh finally released a story that he has been rumored to have been working on for years: the truth about the killing of Osama bin Laden.
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Dave Urbanski / TheBlaze.com:
Surveillance Video Shows What Happens When Thugs Mess With the Wrong Concealed Carry Permit Holder  —  Florida officials have determined that a concealed carry permit holder who fatally shot a man earlier this year acted in self-defense — and a newly released surveillance video showed how the scary scene unfolded.
George Hunter / Detroit News:
Report: Naked Sen. Smith confronted ex before shooting  —  Detroit — State Sen. Virgil Smith told police his ex-wife stormed into his house and assaulted his girlfriend before he did “the most stupid thing in his life” — opening fire at the ex-wife's Mercedes Benz with an automatic rifle …
Mark Lagerkvist / Watchdog.org:
Christie buys $300K of food & booze with NJ expense account  —  FOOTBALL, FOOD & FUNDS: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (left) talks with New Jersey governor Chris Christie before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in 2014 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Niall Ferguson / The Huffington Post:
The Rise and Fall of Krugmania in the UK  —  It is already conventional to name the former party leaders Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage as the biggest losers of the British general election, closely followed by all the opinion pollsters and the narcissistic comedian Russell Brand.
Discussion: Power Line
Office of Media Relations:
GW Battleground Poll  —  Americans' pessimism about the current state of the country extends to the field of candidates for the 2016 presidential race, according to a new George Washington University Battleground Poll.  Read the full press release.  —  Previous Polls
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Office of Media Relations:
American Electorate Skeptical of Every 2016 Candidate, New GW Battleground Poll Shows
Discussion: Politico and OnPolitics
Matt Apuzzo / New York Times:
Ex-C.I.A. Officer Sentenced in Leak Case Tied to Times Reporter  —  ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former Central Intelligence Agency officer on Monday was sentenced to three and a half years in prison on espionage charges for telling a journalist for The New York Times about a secret operation to disrupt Iran's nuclear program.
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
113 Republicans back lawsuit against Obama's immigration actions  —  Top Republicans in Congress on Monday entered the court battle over President Obama's latest moves to ease deportations for immigrants living in the country illegally.  —  Texas and 25 other states have challenged the legality …
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Bill won't campaign for Hillary in 2015, aides say  —  President Clinton will not hit the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton in 2015, aides told The Washington Post, keeping in line with his promise to be a “backstage adviser” to her White House run.  —  “He's completely focused right …
Los Angeles Times:
Homelessness up 12% in L.A. city and county  —  The homeless population jumped 12% in the last two years in both the city and county of Los Angeles, according to figures released Monday, demonstrating the continuing difficulty of taming the problem amid soaring rents, low wages and stubbornly high unemployment.
Discussion: ABC News
Michael C Bender / Bloomberg Business:
Jeb Bush Says He Wouldn't Repeal Obama's Immigration Actions Right Away  —  He may be a staunch critic of President Obama's executive orders on immigration, but Jeb Bush wouldn't rush to repeal them if he's the next White House resident.  —  In an interview scheduled to air Monday night on Fox News …
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Alex Jones: ABC News Used ‘Dirty Tricks’ To Silence Me About Texas Takeover  —  Radio host Alex Jones has been the most outspoken conspiracy theorist of “Jade Helm 15,” an upcoming U.S. military training exercise that some people believe is a cover for the implementation of martial law.
Discussion: The Daily Banter and Mediaite
Coral Davenport / New York Times:
U.S. Will Allow Drilling for Oil in Arctic Ocean  —  WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Monday gave conditional approval to allow Shell to start drilling for oil off the Alaskan coast this summer, a major victory for the petroleum industry and a devastating blow to environmentalists.
Wall Street Journal:
Case of the Vanishing Worker  —  Unemployment rate is falling in industrial Midwest as residents move away, retire or give up on finding a job.  —  DECATUR, Ill.—By one key gauge of economic health, this industrial city three hours south of Chicago is well on the way to recovery.
Discussion: Zero Hedge
 
 
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Scott Johnson / Power Line:
Corruption from the IRS to the DoJ
The Huffington Post:
GOP Crowd Applauds Calling Immigrants Rats and Roaches
Discussion: Raw Story and BizPac Review
CNN:
Nun: Tsarnaev ‘sincerely remorseful’ about Boston bombing victims
Lt. Matthew Kohr / abc11.com:
Jury finds Starbucks not liable for Raleigh police officer's burns
Discussion: ABC News and NPR
Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
HHS: Insurers must cover all birth control
Discussion: Hullabaloo
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Eliza Collins / Politico:
Mike Huckabee: Nothing wrong with diabetes infomercials
Discussion: Daily Kos
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Why Hillary Clinton needs Elizabeth Warren
Discussion: The New Republic and Hullabaloo
Mollie Hemingway / The Federalist:
Jeb Bush Defends Christianity And Religious Freedom. Good For Him.
Sarah Maslin Nir / New York Times:
Cuomo Orders Emergency Measures to Protect Workers at Nail Salons
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
The Clinton Foundation's Behind-the-Scenes Battle With a Charity Watchdog Group