Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Trump Attacks McCain for Being Prisoner of War: 'I Like People That Weren't Captured' — Speaking today in Iowa, Donald Trump attacked John McCain for being a former prisoner of war. Watch here: — “He's not a war hero,” Trump, a Republican running for president, said of McCain.
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Scared Monkeys: Donald Trump Goes There, John McCain's a War Hero Because He Was Captured, “I Like People …
Philip Bump / Washington Post: Donald Trump disparaged John McCain's military service. Is this the end of his run?
Scott Neuman / NPR: Trump Lashes Out At McCain: 'I Like People Who Weren't Captured'
Taegan Goddard / Political Wire: Trump Won't Apologize for McCain Comment
Jesse Walker / Hit & Run: Donald Trump Uses Old Al Franken POW Joke About John McCain
Steve M. / No More Mister Nice Blog: TRUMP JUST MADE IT EASY FOR HIS COWARD OPPONENTS TO ATTACK HIM WITHOUT ATTACKING TRUMPISM
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Trump attacks McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured' — Donald Trump might finally have crossed the line. — Appearing on Saturday at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, the real estate mogul took his running feud with Arizona Sen. John McCain to a new level. — Story Continued Below
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Keith Laing / The Hill: Trump clarifies attacks on McCain
Caitlin DicksonBreaking / Yahoo Politics: Trump's attacks on McCain war record decried by Republicans
Jason Easley / PoliticusUSA: Ted Cruz Cancels Press Conference In Order To Avoid Answering Questions About Trump
Mary Spicuzza / JSOnline: Scott Walker, other GOP candidates take on Donald Trump
Doug Mataconis / Outside the Beltway: Donald Trump On John McCain: I Like People Who Weren't Captured
Andrew Husband / Mediaite:
Donald Trump Ignores Draft Deferment Questions After Criticizing McCain, Vietnam — In case you hadn't noticed, Donald Trump is not having a very good day. During a talk at the Family Leadership Summit, the 2016 GOP hopeful launched a tirade of verbal garbage at Arizona Sen. John McCain …
Discussion: Liberaland, Hinterland Gazette and The Federalist
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Trump slams McCain for being ‘captured’ in Vietnam; other Republicans quickly condemn him — AMES, Iowa — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump slammed Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a decorated Vietnam War veteran, on Saturday by saying McCain was not a war hero because he was captured by the North Vietnamese.
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute: Now Ask Trump About John Kerry
Frederick Leatherman / Firedoglake: Trump deep throats both feet
Daniel Doherty / Townhall.com: Is Trump's Campaign Effectively Over?
Betsy Newmark / Betsy's Page: Can this please be the beginning of the end of the Donald Trump boomlet?
Josh Feldman / Mediaite: Trump: McCain's a War Hero Because He Was Captured, 'I Like People That Weren't'
Hrafnkell Haraldsson / PoliticusUSA: Donald Trump, Who Deferred His Way out of Combat, Attacks John McCain's War Hero Status
Patricia Mazzei / Naked Politics: Begin the unraveling? Donald Trump calls out John McCain for being ‘captured’ in Vietnam
Alex Pappas / The Daily Caller: ‘Disgraceful’ - Republican Rivals Hit Trump For Attacking John McCain's War Service
WGN Web Desk / WGN-TV: Donald Trump blasted for John McCain war service remarks
Dan Nowicki / Arizona Republic: Trump calls McCain ‘dummy’ as feud intensifies
Sahil Kapur / Bloomberg Business:
Trump on John McCain: 'I Like People That Weren't Captured, Okay?' — Donald Trump went where nobody could have expected even Donald Trump to go. — The real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate, who's leading the field in several recent polls, lit into Senator John McCain …
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Jamie Weinstein / The Daily Caller: Donald Trump Says McCain No War Hero: 'I Like People Who Weren't Captured' [VIDEO]
Dante Chinni / Wall Street Journal:
Trump Surge Leaves All but Jeb Bush in Donald's Dust — Something strange has happened to the Republican presidential field since Donald Trump joined it a month ago: Mr. Trump and Jeb Bush are rising. Everyone else is falling in the polls, or seems stuck in place.
Sailor from Paulding one of Chattanooga shooting victims — Darlene Proxmire, the step-grandmother of Randall Smith, called NewsChannel 15 Saturday morning and said he passed away around 4 a.m. — This is an update to the previously published story: — PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) …
Discussion: WCMH-TV, Guardian, WKRN-TV, The Gateway Pundit and KXAN-TV
Mike Bowersock / WCMH-TV: Ohio sailor shot in Chattanooga passed away
Ed Pilkington / Guardian: Chattanooga gunman: foreign links of ‘a new generation of terrorist’ investigated
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit: Sad News: Navy Petty Officer Randall Smith Becomes 5th Victim of Chattanooga Terror Attack
Rachael Teague / KXAN-TV: Death toll rises following Chattanooga shootings
Sailor in Chattanooga shooting has died, death toll now 5
Sailor in Chattanooga shooting has died, death toll now 5
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Alastair Jamieson / NBC News: Sailor Wounded in Chattanooga Shooting Dies
Scared Monkeys: Chatanooga, Tennessee Terror Attack Death Toll Rises to 5 ... 24 Year Old Navy Petty Officer …
Jana Kasperkevic / Guardian: Chattanooga shooting: death toll hits five as navy says injured sailor dies
Andrew McCarthy / National Review: The U.S. Sailor Shot by the Chattanooga Jihadist Has Died
David Jackson / USA Today: Obama calls Chattanooga Marine killing ‘heartbreaking’
Neil Irwin / New York Times:
Forecasters Expect a Strong Economy for the 2016 Presidential Election — When it comes to elections, fundamentals matter. A lot. — A wide range of political science research suggests that if you want to know who will win the presidency, the state of the economy …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and US News
Nancy LeTourneau / Washington Monthly: Economic Forecast for 2016 Election
Chad Stone / US News: Jeb Bush's Supply-Side Fantasy
10lb. baby boy born on Beltway 8 en route to birthing center — HOUSTON - A baby boy was born in the family car on Beltway 8 while on the way to the birthing center - and it was all captured on video. — The video shows a mom in the last stages of labor.
Discussion: Associated Press
Jennifer Schuessler / New York Times:
Ta-Nehisi Coates's ‘Visceral’ Take on Being Black in America — BALTIMORE — “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates's meditation on being a black man in America, has had an almost frictionless glide straight to the heart of the national conversation. — A blurb from Toni Morrison declared …
Discussion: Marginal REVOLUTION and Washington Post
Tyler Cowen / Marginal REVOLUTION: Mood affiliation isn't always bad
Carlos Lozada / Washington Post: The radical chic of Ta-Nehisi Coates
Greece debt crisis: Reforms ‘will fail’ - Varoufakis — Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has told the BBC that economic reforms imposed on his country by creditors are “going to fail”, ahead of talks on a huge bailout. — Mr Varoufakis said Greece was subject to a programme that will …
Discussion: Reuters, The Atlantic, Bloomberg Business, Common Dreams, Guardian and NPR
Karolina Tagaris / Reuters: Greek banks to re-open Monday as Tsipras eyes new start
Adam Chandler / The Atlantic: A New Beginning for Greece? — Greek Prime Minister Alexis …
Lauren McCauley / Common Dreams: Tsipras Boots Syriza's Left from Government
Scott Neuman / NPR: Greece's Ex-Finance Minister: Bailout Reforms Will ‘Fail’
New York Times:
At a Mosque, Grief Mixes With Fear of Revenge — CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Just beyond a massive strip mall, with its Best Buy and Hobby Lobby, Abdul Baasit, the imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Chattanooga, found himself preaching on Friday about a nightmare.
Discussion: Jihad Watch, Pamela Geller and Daily Mail
Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch: New York Times: Mosque of Chattanooga jihad killer braces for backlash