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11:10 PM ET, August 29, 2015

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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 and Weasel Zippers
Jackie Kucinich / The Daily Beast:
Hillary Clinton Really Is Coming For Your Guns  —  Some politicians talk about gun control once in a while.  Clinton has been pushing to curb firearms for decades.  No wonder the NRA has vowed to bring her down.  —  “Something is deeply wrong,” Hillary Clinton told the audience at the Democratic National Committee on Friday.
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Clinton resets campaign strategy
Discussion: RedState, America Rising and Fox News
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 …
Fox News:
Man suspected of killing Texas county sheriff's deputy reportedly arrested  —  The man suspected of a killing a Texas county sheriff's deputy has reportedly been arrested at the end of a successful SWAT scene.  —  Fox affiliate KRIV reports Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies captured …
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
Rebecca Shabad / The Hill:
Wasserman Schultz blocked Iran resolution at DNC meeting: report  —  Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz blocked consideration of a resolution at the party's summer meeting that would have praised President Obama and backed the his nuclear deal with Iran …
Discussion: RedState
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Washington Post:   Dems say party chair blocked Iran resolution at DNC meeting
Bradford Richardson / The Hill:
Sanders: DNC using debates to rig primary
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.
Associated Press:
Turkey carries out first air strikes as part of anti-Isis US coalition  —  Attacks on targets in northern Syria follow agreement on the ‘procedures and technical details’ of cooperation between the two nations  —  Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first air strikes as part …
Discussion: NPR and Guardian
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Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon:
Pentagon Not Targeting Islamic State Training Camps
 
 
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Transcript of President Obama's Katrina speech
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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
Rebecca Shabad / The Hill:
Hulk Hogan: I want to be Trump's running mate
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