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Mike Huckabee / Facebook:
Janet and I want to affirm our support for the Duggar family.  Josh's actions when he was an underage teen are as he described them himself, ‘inexcusable,’ but that doesn't mean ‘unforgivable.’ He and his family dealt with it and were honest and open about it with the victims and the authorities.
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Kay Steiger / ThinkProgress:
Mike Huckabee Makes Excuses For Duggar Family Hiding Years Of Sexual Abuse  —  Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made a statement on Facebook Friday addressing the revelations that eldest son Josh Duggar admitted to sexually molesting “girls,” presumably his own sisters, as a teenager.
Maria Puente / USA Today:
Duggars reeling from Josh's sex-abuse scandal
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
A Hillary Clinton Match-Up With Marco Rubio Is a Scary Thought for Democrats  —  WASHINGTON — They use words like “historic” and “charismatic,” phrases like “great potential” and “million-dollar smile.”  They notice audience members moved to tears by an American-dream-come-true success story.
Discussion: BarbWire.com and Power Line
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Josh Kraushaar / National Journal:
Democrats' Vanishing Future  —  Hillary Clinton is not the only Democratic comeback candidate on the 2016 ticket.  Senate Democrats are betting on the past to rebuild their party for the future.  —  One of the most underappreciated stories in recent years is the deterioration …
Alexandra Jaffe / CNN:
First round of Hillary Clinton State Department emails released  —  What did Clinton say about Benghazi in private emails?  —  Washington (CNN)The State Department released Friday its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State, offering a new look at her handling …
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Jason Howerton / TheBlaze.com:
Nearly 300 New Hillary Emails Released — and They Confirm She Received Now-Classified Info on Private Email
Discussion: Guardian
US Department of State:
Virtual Reading Room Documents Search Results  —  This search is based upon locating specified words in the electronic text of documents.  However, in many cases, this is dependent upon the conversion of the text in paper documents to electronic text through optical character recognition (OCR).
Discussion: BarbWire.com
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Daniel Nasaw / Wall Street Journal:   Hillary Clinton's Benghazi Emails — Live Dive
Doug Palmer / Politico:
‘Fast track’ trade fight moves to House  —  The Senate on Friday approved a “fast track” trade promotion authority bill that will help President Barack Obama conclude a massive Asia-Pacific trade agreement and sets the stage for a fierce battle in the House when lawmakers return in June.
Discussion: ABC News, Daily Kos and Rush Limbaugh
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Trade and Trust  —  One of the Obama administration's underrated …
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Politico
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
White House: ‘No plan B’ for NSA reform  —  The White House on Friday pressed the Senate to pass National Security Agency (NSA) reforms, saying there is nothing the president can do on his own if Congress allows the Patriot Act provisions to lapse.  —  “There is no Plan B …
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Sarah Ferris / The Hill:
Exclusive: States quietly consider ObamaCare exchange mergers  —  A number of states are quietly considering merging their healthcare exchanges under ObamaCare amid big questions about their cost and viability.  —  Many of the 13 state-run ObamaCare exchanges are worried …
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Wall Street Journal:
In Search of an ObamaCare Breakout
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
On Social Ideology, the Left Catches Up to the Right  —  Story Highlights  —  PRINCETON, N.J. — Thirty-one percent of Americans describe their views on social issues as generally liberal, matching the percentage who identify as social conservatives for the first time in Gallup records dating back to 1999.
Charlotte Wilder / Boston Globe:
Incoming Boston University professor talks about the time she impersonated another woman online  —  Incoming Boston University sociology professor Saida Grundy was convicted of a misdemeanor in 2008 after she made a fake account for another woman on an adult website.
Discussion: Truth Revolt and The Daily Caller
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Jessica Heslam / Boston Herald:
BU hire set up sex profile for rival
World Bank Group:
Gaza Economy on the Verge of Collapse, Youth Unemployment Highest in the Region at 60 Percent  —  Blockades, war and poor governance have strangled Gaza's economy and the unemployment rate is now the highest in the world according to the latest World Bank economic update.
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Bombing at Saudi Mosque  —  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Islamic State extremist group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday.  Local media reports said the bombing had killed at least 21 people during midday prayers.
Discussion: 89.3 KPCC and Al Jazeera English
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Ryan Cooper / The Week:
Why 2016 marks the death of the political campaign reporter  —  The 2016 election may be the first one in which the political press is totally sidelined.  Politicians now have a professional grasp of social media — Barack Obama just got his third Twitter account — and they don't need media middlemen to communicate with voters.
Barry Paddock / NY Daily News:
'You're f—  ': Robert De Niro gives amazing speech to NYU art school grads, warns them to be ready for ‘a lifetime of rejection’  —  Double Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro told NYU's art school grads Friday congratulations and then quickly added, “You're f—  And the word he used was definitely not Focker.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
The Advocate:
Louisiana House to Gov. Bobby Jindal: Pay your own travel expenses  —  Louisiana legislators clipped Gov. Bobby Jindal's wings Thursday by inserting wording into the state budget that would require the governor's office to pay the out-of-state travel expenses of his security detail.
Peggy Noonan / Wall Street Journal:
The Trigger-Happy Generation  —  If reading great literature traumatizes you, wait until you get a taste of adult life.  —  Readers know of the phenomenon at college campuses regarding charges of “microaggressions” and “triggers.”  It's been going on for a while and is part …
Discussion: Hot Air and Instapundit
Anita Kumar / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Clinton campaigning in a bubble, largely isolated from real people  —  CEDAR FALLS, IOWA — Here's how Hillary Clinton campaigned for president this week: She took a private 15-minute tour of a bike shop that had closed for her visit.  She spoke to four small business owners chosen by her staff …
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Jason Horowitz / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton, Acutely Aware of Pitfalls, Avoids Press on Campaign Trail
BBC:
Same-sex referendum: High turnout reported as polls close in Republic of Ireland  —  A nun casts her vote at a polling station in Dublin on Friday morning  —  The polls have closed in the Republic of Ireland, where voters have been taking part in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
Discussion: Right Wing Watch and Balloon Juice
 
 
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Paige St. John / Los Angeles Times:
Inmate who won order for sex reassignment surgery recommended for parole
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Reuters:
Russia warns Google, Twitter and Facebook on law violations
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