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1:50 PM ET, July 24, 2015


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New York Times:
Criminal Inquiry Is Sought in Clinton Email Account  —  WASHINGTON — Two inspectors general have asked the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into whether sensitive government information was mishandled in connection with the personal email account Hillary Rodham Clinton used …
Dylan Byers / Politico:
New York Times alters Clinton email story  —  The New York Times made small but significant changes to an exclusive report about a potential criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton's State Department email account late Thursday night, but provided no notification of or explanation for of the changes.
Wall Street Journal:
Criminal Investigation Sought Into Hillary Clinton's Emails  —  Justice Department asked to consider a criminal investigation due to concerns about mishandling of classified information  —  WASHINGTON—An internal government review of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's email archive …
Martin Matishak / The Hill:
Top Dem denies criminal probe of Clinton's emails
Full transcript of BBC interview with President Barack Obama  —  Barack Obama spoke with the BBC ahead of his trip to East Africa.  Here is the full transcript of North America Editor Jon Sopel's conversation with the US president.  —  Going to Kenya  —  JON SOPEL: Mr President, you're about to fly to Kenya, to your ancestral home.
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama's father towers over trip to Kenya
Discussion: ABC News, ThinkProgress and Guardian
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama: Inaction on guns biggest frustration of my presidency
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Hulk's N Word Racist Rants Caught On Tape — Foul, Disgusting Tirade Leaks … PICS OF  —  HULK HOGAN  —  Hulk Hogan has been captured on tape spewing foul-mouthed racial slurs — including the N-word.  —  In a shocking world exclusive, and The National ENQUIRER …
Claire Taylor / The Advertiser:
Shooter opens fire at Grand Theatre, injures 6, kills self  —  UPDATED:  —  Gov. Bobby Jindal confirmed on Twitter that he is speaking with state police to investigate the shooting. … City Marshal Brian Pope has confirmed for The Daily Advertiser that six people were injured in a shooting Thursday night at the Grand Theatre.
Julian Zelizer / CNN:
Donald Trump in the public eye 21 photos  —  Trump and his wife, Ivana, arrive at a social engagement on December 4, 1989, in New York.  —  Hide Caption  —  21 of 21  —  Story highlights  —  Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow.
Nick Gass / Politico:
Trump: ‘Maybe people will get tired of me’
Discussion: Hot Air and The Hill
Taegan Goddard / Political Wire:
Trump Admits He's Thin-Skinned
Discussion: Liberaland, and Mediaite
Jay Knoll / KARE-TV:
State patrol: Don't stop for ducks  —  Cars Swerve for Ducks Crossing I-35 KARE  —  MOUNDS VIEW, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol asks that motorists do not stop for ducks, or any animal, regardless of how the situation may end.  This after a video, showing a family of ducks narrowly escaping injury, went viral.
Discussion: WNEP-TV and WREG-TV
Sarah Ferris / The Hill:
Boehner wants ‘facts first’ before defunding Planned Parenthood  —  Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is throwing cold water on several House Republicans' efforts to immediately defund Planned Parenthood in the wake of the group's undercover video controversy.  —  Boehner said Thursday …
Discussion: Erick on the Radio
Charles Krauthammer / Washington Post:
The price of fetal parts
Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
Ted Cruz calls Mitch McConnell a liar on the Senate floor  —  Firebrand Republican senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Friday rushed across a line rarely crossed on the Senate floor: He called the leader of his party, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a liar.
Discussion: The Hill and RedState
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
McConnell sets up vote to repeal ObamaCare  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has set up a vote to repeal ObamaCare in a bit do appease conservatives upset over a second planned vote to revive the Export-Import Bank.  —  McConnell on Friday announced he would file cloture …
Discussion: Shakesville and Daily Kos
Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed:
People Are Speculating That Sandra Bland Was Already Dead When Authorities Took Her Mugshot  —  Texas officials are investigating the jail cell death of Sandra Bland as they would a murder, the local district attorney said Monday.  —  Waller County Sheriff officials said they believe Bland died …
New York Post:
Car company blames Bob Simon for his limo-crash death  —  Bob Simon (inset) was responsible for his own death when the limo he was riding in crashed with another car, the car service that owns the limo claims.  —  “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon was responsible for his own death …
Discussion: TVNewser, Daily Mail and The PJ Tatler
Bernie Becker / The Hill:
GAO: Too much bias risk in IRS audit system … The IRS could easily be auditing tax-exempt groups for biased reasons because of flawed procedures and staff work, according to a new report from the top federal watchdog.  —  The Government Accountability Office found that the IRS kept shoddy records detailing …
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Bernie Becker / The Hill:   GOP to IRS: Just admit Tea Party was targeted
Michael Kisslinger / Anderson Valley Advertiser:
Mendocino County Today: Thursday, July 23, 2015 … BOWE BERGDAHL, the once-missing U.S. soldier in Afghanistan released in a prisoner exchange and later accused of desertion, was an unexpected visitor in Mendocino County this week.  He was visiting old friends when the local dope team arrived on a marijuana raid.
Nick Gass / Politico:
Bowe Bergdahl caught up in California pot raid
The Atlantic:
A World Without Work … 1. Youngstown, U.S.A.  —  The end of work is still just a futuristic concept for most of the United States, but it is something like a moment in history for Youngstown, Ohio, one its residents can cite with precision: September 19, 1977.
Scott Gleeson / USA Today:
Court docs: Brittney Griner claims Glory Johnson cheated, had ‘sexual relations with man’  —  Brittney Griner shockingly filed to annul her marriage with Glory Johnson just 28 days after the same-sex couple wed and one day after Johnson announced she was pregnant by using donated sperm.
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Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
Jefferson, Jackson and the Territory Between Hagiography and Demonology
Manitou Springs woman arrested on suspicion of arson for burning Confederate flag
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
Russ Bynum / Associated Press:
Prosecutors Urge Life Sentence For Peanut Exec In Food-Poisoning Case
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
The Hill:
House passes bill blocking states from requiring GMO labels on food
Discussion: The Atlantic
Researchers identify plant cultivation in a 23,000-year-old site in the Galilee
Discussion: Raw Story
Seth Mandel / New York Post:
How Obama is using Schumer to nuke the US-Israel alliance
Discussion: Israel Matzav
Sasha Issenberg / Bloomberg Business:
Why Isn't Rand Paul Making a Data Deal With the GOP?
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Hadas Gold / Politico:
Donald Trump's cash will only take him so far in 2016
Colby Itkowitz / Washington Post:
Sen. Ron Johnson regrets referring to ‘idiot inner city kids’
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Fred Barnes / Weekly Standard:
Partisan in Chief  —  Obama's besetting sin.
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Milo Yiannopoulos / BREITBART.COM:
Minority Wars: Why The Next Ten Years Will Set Everyone Against Everyone
Discussion: Guardian
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Insiders: Donald Trump has peaked
Discussion: RedState