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8:10 AM ET, May 29, 2015

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John Stanton / BuzzFeed:
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Federal Charges  —  The Justice Department charged the Illinois Republican Thursday for evading reporting requirements and lying to the FBI as part of a scheme to pay off the victim of “prior bad acts.”  —  Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images
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Washington Post:
Former House speaker Dennis Hastert indicted by federal grand jury  —  YORKVILLE, Ill. — J. Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges that he violated banking laws in a bid to pay $3.5 million …
Jason Meisner / Chicago Tribune:
Ex-House Speaker Hastert charged with evading currency rules and lying to FBI  —  Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been indicted on federal charges alleging he agreed to pay $3.5 million in apparent hush money to a longtime acquaintance blackmailing him, then lied to the FBI …
Everett Rosenfeld / CNBC:
Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted on federal charges  —  Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  —  CNBC's Eamon Javers reports former House Speaker Dennis Hastert allegedly made false statements to the FBI.  —  Former Speaker of the House John Dennis Hastert was charged Thursday …
Politico:
Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted in payment scheme
Discussion: Political Wire and Yahoo Politics
Joe Conason / Politico:
The Fake Clinton Scandals Are Back  —  The right's newest crusade has an old fake villain.  —  Lead image by AP Photo.  —  Has Washington learned nothing from Whitewater?  The Clintons have spent their entire political lives in the capital dogged by one fake scandal after another.
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New York Post:   The latest Clinton shoe: Bill's shell corporation
Gabriel Debenedetti / Politico:
Bill, Chelsea to make campaign debut at Hillary Clinton's first major rally
Dan Joseph / mrctv.org/videos:
Sen. Bernie Sanders' Essay: Women ‘Fantasize About Being Raped’  —  In a 1972 essay, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) opined that men fantasized about women being abused.  He also claimed that women fantasized about being gang raped.  —  In an article entitled “Men-And-Women …
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Kevin D. Williamson / National Review:
Bernie Sanders's Dark Age Economics
Gina Tron / The Daily Beast:
Man Threatens Suicide, Police Kill Him  —  Justin Way was in bed with a knife.  His girlfriend called a non-emergency number to try to get him into a hospital.  Minutes later, cops shot him dead.  —  On May 11, Justin Way was drinking and threatening to hurt himself.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Insecure American  —  America remains, despite the damage inflicted by the Great Recession and its aftermath, a very rich country.  But many Americans are economically insecure, with little protection from life's risks.  They frequently experience financial hardship …
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
Scott Walker to Sign Ban on Abortions for Rape, Incest  —  Potentially complicating his 2016 bid, the Wisconsin governor has said he will sign a 20-week abortion bill that includes no exemption for rape or incest.  —  When it comes to abortion, Scott Walker aims to keep his promises.
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KOKI-TV:
Oologah officer injured in shooting during pursuit  —  NOWATA, Okla. —  Quick Facts:  — Officer shot during pursuit of suspects north of Nowata  — Officer was transported to the hospital in serious condition  — Pursuit continued across Kansas line where 2 suspects were taken into custody
Sam Borden / New York Times:
U.S. Soccer Will Support Blatter Rival in FIFA Election  —  ZURICH — At dawn on Wednesday, Sunil Gulati, the president of U.S. Soccer, woke with a start, his phone buzzing on the desk of his room at a luxury hotel here.  A police raid was quietly going on in the halls around him …
Discussion: ABC News and NBCSports.com
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Washington Post:
The U.S. must do more to help Iraq fight the Islamic State  —  THE OBAMA administration has responded to the recent gains by the Islamic State in Iraq with several remedial measures, including accelerating a shipment of antitank weapons to Iraqi forces and pledging to push harder for the delivery of arms to Sunni tribes.
Rich Lowry / Politico:
SomeBlackLivesDontMatter  —  BlackLivesMatter, the slogan of the movement that began in earnest after the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, is a lie.  —  Taken at face value, the phrase is a truism, since obviously all lives matter.  But the people who use it as a shibboleth …
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Adam B. Lerner / Politico:
Pa. newspaper: Sorry we published letter calling for Obama's execution  —  A Pennsylvania newspaper has apologized for publishing a letter to the editor calling for President Barack Obama to be executed.  —  The Daily Item of Sunbury's editorial board wrote Thursday that it …
Discussion: The Week and Boing Boing
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Steve Annear / BostonGlobe.com:
Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb  —  They're unsightly, filled with garbage and debris, and serve as a daily reminder of just how awful the winter really was — and they're not going anywhere anytime soon.  —  Lingering snow piles from the historic New England winter continue …
Discussion: The Week
Michael Warren / Weekly Standard:
Hawks of a Feather  —  The Republican candidates and foreign policy.  —  Oklahoma City  —  The Republican candidates in the crowded and growing presidential field may each be trying to break out of the pack, but there's one policy area where debate is scarce.
Rachel Feltman / Washington Post:
Whoops!  A creationist museum supporter stumbled upon a major fossil find.  —  Canadian Edgar Nernberg isn't into the whole evolution thing.  In fact, he's on the board of directors of Big Valley's Creation Science Museum, a place meant to rival local scientific institutions.
The Huffington Post:
GOP Senator Says ‘The Lego Movie’ Is Part Of An ‘Insidious’ Propaganda Campaign Against Business Owners  —  A concerted propaganda effort underway in America has created a “cultural attitude” in which people believe “government is good and business is bad,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) told a local reporter for WisPolitics.com.
Matt Patches / Esquire:
Shepard Fairey on the Future of Political Art and Whether Obama Lived Up to His ‘Hope’ Poster  —  The street artist's web series, Rebel Music, tracks young people around the world using art and music to push back The Man.  —  Street artist Shepard Fairey and the Viacom-owned MTV …
 
 
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
GOP plans would destroy Obamacare to save it, new study finds
Discussion: US News and Washington Monthly
Susan Page / USA Today:
Trumka: Disappointment with Obama, a warning for Hillary
Discussion: Washington Monthly and The Hill
Ronnie Greene / miamiherald:
Jeb Bush's busy role on corporate boards could become issue in 2016 presidential campaign
Discussion: Daily Kos
Erin Richards / JSOnline:
Provision slipped into budget dilutes teacher license rules
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
DC Metro bans ‘issue’ ads after Muhammad cartoon request
Nicholas Kristof / New York Times:
Polluted Political Games
Discussion: RedState
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Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Was Jeb Bush A Socialist At Andover? One Student Newspaper Article Says He Was
Discussion: Mediaite
Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
Even George Pataki Doesn't Want Those Damn Moderates
John Parkinson / ABC News:
President Obama Meets With Sotloff Family in Florida
Discussion: Politico
Politico:
Ex-Schock aide dishes to FBI
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