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2:10 PM ET, August 21, 2015

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Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Goes Off At ABC Reporter Over Questions On Term ‘Anchor Babies’  —  Donald Trump lashed out at ABC reporter Tom Llamas on Thursday after the network aired segments critical of the presidential candidate's use of the term “anchor babies” to describe the children of undocumented immigrants.
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Washington Post:
Inside the GOP field's new strategies to ride out the Trump tornado … The 2016 Republican primary has turned into a puzzle about how to deal with Donald Trump.  —  The new dynamic has come into focus this week as Trump's opponents debut strategies for engaging the white-hot front-runner whom they believe …
Nick Gass / Politico:
Trump calls O'Malley a ‘disgusting, little, weak, pathetic baby’  —  Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley apologized “like a disgusting, little, weak, pathetic baby” for his remark that “all lives matter,” Donald Trump said in an excerpt of a new interview aired Friday on Fox News.
Discussion: Business Insider
Katie Glueck / Politico:
GOP insiders to Trump: Enough already
Discussion: Jay Bookman and Daily Kos
Daily Mail:
Scott Walker says ‘Black Lives Matter’ doesn't matter! …
Discussion: Raw Story and Daily Kos
Jonathan Allen / Reuters:
Exclusive: Dozens of Clinton emails were classified from the start, U.S. rules suggest  —  For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids.
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Bryan Bender / Politico:
Former officials question Clinton's email defense
Discussion: Guardian and Hot Air
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Debt Is Good  —  Rand Paul said something funny the other day.  No, really — although of course it wasn't intentional.  On his Twitter account he decried the irresponsibility of American fiscal policy, declaring, “The last time the United States was debt free was 1835.”
Christine Byers / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Man killed by St. Louis police died from gunshot in the back  —  ST. LOUIS  • An autopsy on Mansur Ball-Bey, whose death from police gunfire this week stirred protests, showed that he died from a single wound in the back, police officials said.  —  Chief Sam Dotson said the wound's …
David Roberts / Vox:
Carly Fiorina did a 4-minute riff on climate change.  Everything she said was wrong.  —  Katie Couric recently interviewed Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, and the subject of climate change came up.  They discussed it for over four minutes, likely marking the longest …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Shaun King / Daily Kos:
Race, love, hate, and me: A distinctly American story  —  Me. 14 years old.  Sophomore in high school  —  Over the past 72 hours I have been attacked with lies by the conservative media, lies that have been picked up by the traditional media and spread further.
Jeff Greenfield / Politico:
Democratic blues  —  Barack Obama will leave his party in its worst shape since the Great Depression—even if Hillary wins.  —  SHARES  —  As historians begin to assess Barack Obama's record as president, there's at least one legacy he'll leave that will indeed be historic—but not in the way he would have hoped.
Congressman Jerrold Nadler / Medium:
P5+1 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action  —  This September, we will face one of the most serious global security decisions in our history.  It is a decision that I have taken my time to consider, knowing the stakes are too high to allow for anything but clear-headed and thoughtful analysis …
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Alison Flood / Guardian:
Jonathan Franzen ‘considered adopting Iraqi orphan to figure out young people’  —  Novelist said the idea came to him as he felt he could not identify with ‘cynical and angry’ younger generation, but he was persuaded against it by his editor  —  In a setup that would not look out of place in fiction …
Faith Karimi / CNN:
Search warrant served at home of Kiss bassist Gene Simmons  —  (CNN)A search warrant was served at the Los Angeles home of Kiss bassist Gene Simmons, but the rocker and his family are not considered suspects, authorities said.  —  The division that handles online crimes against children executed …
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TMZ.com:
Gene Simmons — Home Raided for Child Porn ... Gene NOT a Suspect
Discussion: Daily Mail
Ben Domenech / The Federalist:
Are Republicans For Freedom Or White Identity Politics?  —  Now that we have had time to observe the Donald Trump phenomenon, there is enough evidence to make a clear assessment of what it represents.  The rise of Trump is an epic expression of frustration with the American political system …
Discussion: Hit & Run, Fox News and Boston Magazine
Billy Hallowell / TheBlaze.com:
Bakers Who Were Fined $135,000 for Gay Wedding Cake Refusal Deliver a Major Surprise — and a Powerful Message — to 10 Gay Rights Groups  —  Aaron and Melissa Klein, the owners of Sweetcakes by Melissa, were ordered by Oregon state officials last month to pay $135,000 in damages after they declined …
Brent Budowsky / The Hill:
Hillary vs. media malpractice  —  The political coverage of the 2016 campaign has reached epic levels of sloppiness and shallowness, at a moment when public opinion toward major media has reached catastrophically low levels of trust, according to surveys from Gallup.
Lorenzo Ferrigno / CNN:
Police: Invoking Trump, 2 men beat up homeless man because he is an ‘illegal immigrant’  —  Trump responds to homeless immigrant attack in his name  —  (CNN)"Donald Trump was right," the two men said, according to police, as they beat a homeless man with a metal pipe and then urinated on him.
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Trump: “A Lot” Of “Gang Members” In Ferguson, Baltimore, Chicago Are “Illegal Immigrants”  —  “We're gonna get them out so fast, out of this country.  So fast.”  —  Matthew Busch / Getty Images  —  Donald Trump says many of the “gang members” in Chicago, Ferguson, and Baltimore are undocumented immigrants.
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Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Trump moves rally to 50,000-capacity stadium
Discussion: al.com, The Gateway Pundit and WKRG-TV
 
 
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Matthew Holehouse / Telegraph:
Slovakia refuses to accept Muslim migrants
Discussion: Vox Popoli
Ronald Kessler For / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: 'Don't you know who I am?' …
Bloomberg Business:
Uniqlo to Try Out Four-Day Workweek
Jason Horowitz / New York Times:
Bernie Sanders Draws Big Crowds to His ‘Political Revolution’
Discussion: PoliticusUSA and The Week
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Tristan Lejeune / The Hill:
Poll: Biden fares as well as Clinton against GOP in swing states
Discussion: RedState
David Weigel / Washington Post:
Rand Paul explains why he wants to stop ‘birthright citizenship’