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11:35 AM ET, June 10, 2015

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Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:
U.S. Embracing a New Approach on Battling ISIS in Iraq  —  WASHINGTON — In a significant shift of strategy in Iraq, the Obama administration is planning to establish a new military base in Anbar Province and send 400 American military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake the city of Ramadi and repel the Islamic State.
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Virginia Postrel / Bloomberg View:
Reason Magazine Subpoena Stomps on Free Speech  —  Wielding subpoenas demanding information on anonymous commenters, the government is harassing a respected journalism site that dissents from its policies.  The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York claims these comments …
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Joe Palazzolo / Wall Street Journal:
Reason Magazine Subpoenaed Over Reader Comments about Silk Road Judge
Discussion: The Verge and Popehat
NTSB:
NTSB Issues Second Update on its Investigation Into the Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia  —  WASHINGTON - As part of its ongoing investigation into the May 12, 2015, derailment of Amtrak Train 188 in Philadelphia, the NTSB today provides this update on the analysis of the engineer's cell phone and related records.
Michael Falcone / ABC News:
The Note: Marco's Money … By MICHAEL FALCONE  —  NOTABLES  —ANALYSIS — ABC's RICK KLEIN: It's easy enough to mock a particular media portrayal of Marco Rubio, cast as — shock! — someone who has struggled with his finances yet owns a luxury boat that isn't that fancy and an expensive home that looks, well, fine.
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Dems set budget trap for GOP  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday rejected demands by Democratic Senate leaders to hold a budget summit this month.  —  McConnell's dismissal creates a fiscal standoff in the Senate months earlier than expected over whether spending limits …
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Burgess Everett / Politico:
Trouble looms for Mitch McConnell's Senate
John Podhoretz / New York Post:
A new inside account of Obama's Israel ire  —  President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  —  When it's released June 23, the new book by bestselling historian Michael Oren is going to be the talk of Washington and Jerusalem — not to mention everywhere people …
Discussion: Israel Matzav and The PJ Tatler
Fox4News.com:
McKinney officer resigns due to actions in pool party video  —  McKinney Police Corporal Eric Casebolt has resigned after video showed him pushing a 15-year-old girl in a swimsuit to the ground and pointing his firearm at other teens.  —  Casebolt's lawyer informed FOX4 of Casebolt's decision on Tuesday afternoon.
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Dallas Morning News:
Dueling views of McKinney melee fault intruding teens, racist adults, police officer
Stephen A. Schwarzman / Wall Street Journal:
How the Next Financial Crisis Will Happen  —  After the financial crisis, a focus on safety and soundness was good medicine for the financial system.  New bank liquidity and capital policies, among other initiatives, strengthened a debilitated patient.  The banking system is now stronger …
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Robert Samuels / Washington Post:
Let down by Obama, some black voters ask: Is it even worth backing Clinton?  —  Jacksonville, Fla. — During those two electric Novembers, the chance to elect a black president, and then keep him in office, seized Regenia Motley's neighborhood.  —  Nightclubs were registering voters.
Discussion: US News and Hinterland Gazette
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Americans Still Say Liberties Should Trump Anti-Terrorism  —  Story Highlights  —  PRINCETON, N.J. — The federal government's recent actions to limit the scope of what it can do to prevent terrorism are consistent with Americans' preference to prioritize civil liberties over anti-terrorism efforts when the two come into conflict.
Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project:
NATO Publics Blame Russia for Ukrainian Crisis, but Reluctant to Provide Military Aid  —  Publics of key member nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) blame Russia for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.  Many also see Russia as a military threat to other neighboring states.
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Politico
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Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:
Survey Points to Challenges NATO Faces Over Russia
Discussion: The Week and Marginal REVOLUTION
New York Daily News:
What “Seinfeld” can teach college students  —  When one of the most famous and beloved entertainers on the planet says he won't perform for college students — a demographic practically hardwired to fawn over celebrities of even questionable talent — it's a little like Derek Jeter saying …
Discussion: EW.com
Carol D. Leonnig / Washington Post:
Secret Service officers at White House lacked security clearances, officials say  —  A U.S. Secret Service uniformed police officer looks back at the White House during a bomb threat in Washington June 9, 2015.  The U.S. Secret Service cleared the White House briefing room on Tuesday …
Discussion: The Hill, Hot Air and Fox News
Allison R. Hayward / USA Today:
The IRS can still silence political dissent: Column  —  From today's Tea Party to the pacifists, socialists & anti-tobacco groups of America before World War II, the tax man has a long history of trying to shut people up.  —  Two years ago, Lois Lerner of the IRS revealed that it unfairly targeted …
Nick Gass / Politico:
Bachelor Lindsey Graham promises a ‘rotating first lady’  —  Unmarried Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says that if he becomes president, he will have a “rotating first lady.”  —  “Well, I've got a sister.  She could play that role if necessary,” the 59-year-old South Carolinian presidential …
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Francesca Chambers For / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: 'I've got lots of friends, we'll have a rotating First Lady': Bachelor Lindsey Graham …
David K. Li / New York Post:
The genius behind ‘Headless Body in Topless Bar’ headline dies at 74  —  Longtime New York Post news editor and film critic Vincent Musetto — who wrote what's arguably the most famous headline in newspaper history — died on Tuesday.  —  He had just turned 74 in May.
 
 
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The Columbus Dispatch:
Clinton off-base on Ohio voting rules
Associated Press:
Suicide Bomber Targets Ancient Egyptian Temple in Luxor
Discussion: The Week
Christopher Ingraham / Washington Post:
Voldemort is polling better than many Republican presidential candidates
Russell Berman / The Atlantic:
Is Obama Trying to Sway the Supreme Court?
Discussion: Slate, SCOTUSblog, ACS Blog and Instapundit
Kevin Donovan Investigations / Toronto Star:
CBC host Evan Solomon fired after Star investigation finds he took secret cut of art deals
 Earlier Items: 
Josh Kraushaar / National Journal:
Chris Christie Is Stealing John McCain's Playbook
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Kasich taps two veteran advisers for expected presidential campaign
Discussion: Fox News
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Ted Cruz team looks beyond Iowa, New Hampshire
Washington Post:
Super PAC backing Jeb Bush unlikely to hit $100 million by end of June
Rowan Scarborough / Washington Times:
Army Gen. Randy Taylor introduces his husband at Pentagon Gay Pride event
Politico:
Rubio's ‘luxury speedboat’ is a fishing boat