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8:05 PM ET, August 29, 2015

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Houston Chronicle:
Capital murder charges files in deputy's death  —  A 30-year-old Cypress man has been charged with capital murder in the Friday killing of a 47-year-old Harris County Sheriff's deputy who had stopped at a gas station he frequented in northwest Harris County.
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BREITBART.COM:
Texas Deputy Executed Days After Black Radical Group Calls for Killing Cops  —  HOUSTON, Texas — A Harris County Sheriff's Deputy was shot execution style at a gas station while reportedly in full uniform.  The deputy was filling up his patrol car.  Witnesses told Breitbart Texas …
Faith Karimi / CNN:
Man held in killing of Texas sheriff's deputy  —  (CNN)A man “believed to be the alleged gunman” in the killing of a uniformed Houston-area sheriff's deputy was in custody and being questioned Saturday morning, Sgt. William Kennard of the Texas Department of Public Safety told CNN.
Marc Caputo / Politico:
Top Jeb fundraisers leave campaign amid troubling signs  —  <p>Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his candidacy, POLITICO has learned.</p><p>There are different versions of what transpired.
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Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Donald Trump: ‘This is a movement’  —  <p>Donald Trump says it's not all about him.  No, seriously. </p><p>Campaigning in Nashville, Tennessee, Trump on Saturday paid homage to his supporters — claiming they are a part of “a movement” and using colorful language to beg for their support. </p><p …
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Trump: I'm winning because Americans are ‘tired of being the patsies’  —  Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he is leading the GOP race because he represents Americans who have had it with their nation coming up short.  —  “People in this country are smart,” …
Discussion: Liberaland
Des Moines Register:
Iowa Poll: Clinton leads, but Sanders draws near … Liberal revolutionary Bernie Sanders, riding an updraft of insurgent passion in Iowa, has closed to within 7 points of Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential race.  —  She's the first choice of 37 percent of likely Democratic caucusgoers …
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Margaret Talev / Bloomberg Business:
Sanders Within Striking Distance of Clinton in Iowa  —  Hillary Clinton's once-prohibitive advantage in Iowa has slipped enough to jeopardize her front-runner status and Bernie Sanders has moved to within striking distance, revealing a Democratic presidential field in unexpected flux …
Discussion: Politico
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Clinton resets campaign strategy  —  Hillary Clinton is resetting her campaign strategy with aggressive attacks against Republicans to move the conversation away from questions about the email controversy that has dogged her for months.  —  By comparing Republicans to terrorists and calling the GOP …
Bradford Richardson / The Hill:
Sanders: DNC using debates to rig primary  —  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) believes the Democratic Party is using its limited primary debate schedule to rig the nomination process.  —  “I do,” Sanders reportedly responded when asked Friday whether he agrees with former Maryland …
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Patrick Healy / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton's Rivals Critical of Democratic Party Politics
Discussion: The Daily Caller
New York Times:
Martin O'Malley Rails at Democrats for Debate Schedule ‘Rigged’ to Aid Hillary Clinton
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Kate Mather / Los Angeles Times:
‘Django’ actress gets community service after judge calls apology to LAPD ‘insincere’  —  When an actress and her boyfriend pleaded no contest to charges stemming from an arrest last fall, there was a catch: They had to apologize to the Los Angeles police officers they accused of mistreating the actress because of her race.
Elliot Smilowitz / The Hill:
Trump rips Clinton aide Abedin and ‘perv’ husband Weiner  —  Donald Trump on Friday took aim at longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, poking fun at her marriage to former Rep. Anthony Weiner, who he called a “perv” and a “sleazebag.”  —  Speaking to donors in Boston …
Sarah Ferris / The Hill:
House moving toward vote to defund Planned Parenthood  —  House Republican leaders are planning a vote to freeze funding for Planned Parenthood this fall, according to GOP aides, a move that could help mitigate an inter-party battle and avoid a government shutdown.
Discussion: Hot Air and PoliticusUSA
 
 
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Bruce Alpert / New Orleans Times-Picayune:
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Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
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Black Activists Call for Lynching and Hanging of White People and Cops
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