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5:35 PM ET, August 24, 2015

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John Fund / National Review:
Democrats Look at Plan B: Biden as a One-Term President, with Warren as His VP  —  Joe Biden had good reasons to huddle privately with Elizabeth Warren on Saturday at his official residence.  The Massachusetts senator may have chosen not to run next year, but her populist rhetoric and agenda dominate the 2016 Democratic contest.
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Wall Street Journal:
Joe Biden Is Leaning Toward a 2016 Run  —  Vice President Joe Biden is increasingly leaning toward entering the 2016 race, if it is still possible he can knit together a competitive campaign at this late date, people familiar with the matter said.
Nick Gass / Politico:
White House: Obama might endorse in Democratic primary
Discussion: Mashable, The Week and Fox News
Sahil Kapur / Bloomberg Business:
Joe Biden 2016 Speculation Heats Up Following Elizabeth Warren Meeting
Discussion: ABC News, Politico and Common Dreams
Erik Larsen / Asbury Park Press:
Belmar diners leave waitress taunting note and no tip  —  BELMAR — A 20-year-old Rutgers University student who is waiting tables at D'Jais Bar & Grill this summer to help put herself through school, got an unwelcome lesson in the humanities this past week.
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Brianna Ehley / Politico:
Pat Robertson: Market swoon is God's punishment  —  Televangelist Pat Robertson says he believes the Dow Jones Industrial Average's massive sell-off this morning was God's way of punishing the Obama administration for supporting abortion rights and funding Planned Parenthood, not the reverberations of China's stock-market crash.
Discussion: Political Wire
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Eliza Collins / Politico:
Donald Trump seizes on stock-market plunge
Molly Ball / The Atlantic:
Can the Republican Party Survive Trump?  —  What is happening to the Republican Party?  I put that question to Lindsey Graham, the senator from South Carolina and basement-dwelling presidential candidate, who was getting ready to hold a campaign event in Hooksett, New Hampshire.
Discussion: Fox News and Booman Tribune
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Malia Zimmerman / Fox News:
DHS has no record of State Dept. giving info for Clinton server audit, despite rules  —  The State Department does not appear to have submitted legally required information regarding Hillary Clinton's secret computer server to the Department of Homeland Security during her term as secretary, FoxNews.com has learned.
Discussion: Hot Air and Washington Free Beacon
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Jeryl Bier / Weekly Standard:
Hillary Clinton in 2011: ‘Hackers Break Into ... Personal Email Accounts’
Discussion: Power Line and BizPac Review
Steve Coll / New Yorker:
Keeping Secrets  —  Hillary Clinton, in her memoir “Living History …
Discussion: Bloomberg View
Tammy Vigil / FOX31 Denver:
Restaurant customer receives offensive message on receipt  —  DENVER — A woman arrives hungry at a Denver restaurant Friday and leaves with an inappropriate message that feeds her anger.  —  We've seen this happen before across the country: restaurant staff write ugly words on customer receipts.
LeftOfCenter / Crooks and Liars:
Fox's Gentry: Black Lives Matter Need To Clean Up Their Community  —  Yep, it's time for another installment of self-loathing.  This time, we get a double dose with Fox ‘News’ resident Uncle Ruckus, Charles Payne and returning champion, Minister Jonathan Gentry who are both appalled at the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Brianna Ehley / Politico:
Martin Luther King III ‘perplexed’ by Huckabee comments
John Bacon / USA Today:
Louisiana trooper dies after being shot, taunted  —  A Louisiana state trooper died Monday after authorities say he was shot in the head and then taunted when he stopped to provide aid to a man whose truck was stuck in a ditch.  —  Col. Mike Edmonson, head of the State Police …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
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Johnathan Manning / KPLC-TV:
Daigle has lengthy criminal history, including previous charge of battery of a police officer
Susan Zalkind / The Daily Beast:
Boston Police Foil Potential Massacre at Pokemon World Championship  —  Two men drove from Iowa to Massachusetts with a trunk full of ammo and guns, boasting about ‘killing the competition’ on Facebook.  —  BOSTON — Police said Sunday they thwarted what could have been a massacre …
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Lane Brown / Vulture:
TARANTINO … THIS INTERVIEW was condensed and edited from two conversations, the first conducted July 29 and the second August 7.  —  We've got a little bit more than an hour finished right now.  I just got back from seeing an hour of the movie cut together.  —  Are you happy with it?
WJBK-TV:
Controversial flier causes outrage in Southfield  —  A single piece of paper with a powerful message of hate.  —  Tamiko Denson grew up in Southfield and her mom still lives in the city but recently the place she's called home for many years has seemed a little less inviting.
Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
Walker Calls On Obama To Cancel Chinese President's Trip Amid Market Woes  —  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker called on President Obama to cancel Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the U.S. next month after a tough day for global markets.  —  In a statement released late Monday …
Discussion: TIME
Catherine Lucey / Associated Press:
Perry's Iowa chairman has left lagging campaign  —  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa chairman for Rick Perry's faltering Republican presidential bid says he is no longer part of the campaign as Perry seeks to keep his longshot effort alive on limited funds.
Open State Foundation / Open State Foundation …:
Twitter cuts off Diplotwoops and Politwoops in all remaining 30 countries  —  Popular web service that tracked politicians' deleted tweets shut down in 30 countries … On Friday night, August 21, Open State Foundation was informed by Twitter that it suspended API access to Diplotwoops …
Evan Sernoffsky / San Francisco Chronicle:
Black women ‘humiliated’ after getting kicked off Napa Valley Wine Train  —  What started as a joyous ride through wine county Saturday afternoon turned into a “humiliating” experience for 11 African American women, who said they were booted off the Napa Valley Wine Train for laughing and talking too loud.
Kyle Balluck / The Hill:
Rand Paul: Trump's message is ‘empty anger’  —  Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that fellow GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump represents rage without any solution.  —  “His message is empty anger,” Paul told NBC anchor Chris Jansing during a humanitarian visit to Haiti.
Discussion: Red Alert Politics
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
A Moveable Glut  —  What caused Friday's stock plunge?  What does it mean for the future?  Nobody knows, and not much.  —  Attempts to explain daily stock movements are usually foolish: a real-time survey of the 1987 stock crash found no evidence for any of the rationalizations economists …
Joshua Friemel / Dallas Mavericks Blog:
Mark Cuban on how Donald Trump ‘fashioned himself a Killer of political correctness;’ how to understand the politician  —  Dallas owner Mark Cuban pumps his fist as Dallas pulls away in overtime of their 111-101 win during the Portland Trail Blazers vs. the Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball game …
Judy Kurtz / The Hill:
Howard Stern predicts Trump will win GOP nod: ‘People dig him’  —  Howard Stern is predicting that Donald Trump will be the 2016 GOP presidential nominee.  —  “I'll tell you why I think he's going to be the nominee: He's proven that no matter what he says, people dig him,” the SiriusXM radio host told listeners on Monday.
Discussion: Political Wire
Tamar Haspel / Washington Post:
Why salad is so overrated  —  As the world population grows, we have a pressing need to eat better and farm better, and those of us trying to figure out how to do those things have pointed at lots of different foods as problematic.  Almonds, for their water use.  Corn, for the monoculture.
 
 
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Bill Scher / Politico:
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Camp On ‘White Power’ Shouts At Rally: People Like Our Message (VIDEO)
Discussion: Daily Kos and Mediaite
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
Ashley Madison: ‘Suicides’ over website hack
Sara Jerde / Talking Points Memo:
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