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Nick Gass / Politico:
GOP blasts Obama's Denali name change  —  <p>Republicans are criticizing President Barack Obama's decision to rename the tallest mountain in the United States to Denali, after the peak bore the name of Republican President William McKinley for more than a century.</p><p>The outcry …
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Julie Hirschfeld Davis / New York Times:
Mount McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali  —  President Obama announced on Sunday that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, restoring an Alaska Native name with deep cultural significance to the tallest mountain in North America.  —  The move came on the eve of Mr. Obama's trip to Alaska …
Caitlin Cruz / Talking Points Memo:
Boehner ‘Deeply Disappointed’ That Obama Just Renamed Mt. McKinley  —  House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said on Monday morning he was “deeply disappointed” by President Barack Obama's decision to rename North America's tallest peak.  —  Here's his statement in full:
Ben Shapiro / BREITBART.COM:
Obama Renames Mount McKinley ‘Denali’  —  On Sunday, President Obama's administration announced that he would, by executive order, change the name of Mount McKinley to Mount Denali.  —  He did not explain the decision, which frustrated Ohio legislators upset at the slap …
Nick Gass / Politico:
Steve Schmidt: Donald Trump ‘emasculating’ Jeb Bush  —  <p>Donald Trump is "emasculating" former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with his attacks and his performance in state and national polling, prominent Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said Monday.</p><p>" Look …
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
A Heckuva Job  —  There are many things we should remember about the events of late August and early September 2005, and the political fallout shouldn't be near the top of the list.  Still, the disaster in New Orleans did the Bush administration a great deal of damage …
John King / CNN:
1. A glaring omission as Obama's party holds its summer meeting
Discussion: Hot Air and The Gateway Pundit
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Carson catches Trump in Iowa  —  Donald Trump and Ben Carson are tied for the lead of Republican presidential candidates in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa, according to a Monmouth University poll released on Monday.  —  The survey found Trump and Carson taking 23 percent support each.
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Nick Gass / Politico:
Carson ties Trump at the top in Iowa poll  —  <p>Ben Carson and Donald Trump are tied at the top of the Republican field in a new survey of likely Iowa caucus-goers with 23 percent each, according to the results of a <a href="http://www.monmouth.edu/assets// 32212254770/32212254991/32212254992 …
Washington Post:
What happened to Scott Walker?
CNN:
Dick Cheney addresses Clinton controversy  —  What does Dick Cheney think about Hillary Clinton's email controversy?  Here's a preview of Jamie Gangel's interview.
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Anne M. Tompkins / USA Today:   Petraeus prosecutor: Clinton has committed no crime
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
State to release largest batch of Clinton emails so far
Discussion: ABC News
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama: 'There's not a smidgen of evidence' that I'm anti-semitic  —  President Obama said he is personally hurt by the anti-semitism accusations he has faced since signing the nuclear deal with Iran.  —  Obama told the Jewish publication Forward “there's not a smidgen of evidence” to back up the charge.
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Nick Gass / Politico:   Obama: It hurts when people call me anti-Semitic
Los Angeles Times:
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials say  —  Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-indexing hacked U.S. computer databases — including security clearance applications, airline records …
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Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
U.S. developing sanctions against China over cyberthefts
New York Post:
Developer slammed Porsche into pole, left friend to die, cops say  —  Sean Ludwick was involved in a deadly crash in Sag Harbor on Sunday.  —  A Manhattan developer who drunkenly slammed his Porsche into a utility pole in Sag Harbor, killing his passenger, was held on $1 million bond Monday, police said.
Discussion: Gothamist and Daily Mail
Orange County Register:
IRS scandal: Time to fish or cut bait  —  Four months ago, Loretta Lynch was sworn in as U.S. attorney general, replacing the feckless Eric Holder.  —  We think that's more than sufficient time for Ms. Lynch to have completed her onboarding.  The no-longer-new AG should get on with the business Mr. Holder left in her inbox.
The Sunday Times:
Golden Hynde  —  She ran wild with the Sex Pistols, topped the charts with the Pretenders and bared nearly all with Vivienne Westwood.  Chrissie Hynde's shocking new memoir is a raw account of the booze-fuelled life of the ultimate rock goddess  —  Krissi Murison  —  Portrait by Dean Chalkley
Yahoo! News:
Turkish court arrests British journalists on ‘IS terror’ charges  —  Diyarbakir (Turkey) (AFP) - A court in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated southeast on Monday remanded in custody two British journalists working for US-based media outlet Vice News on terror charges, in a case that has sparked fresh concern about press freedom.
Michael Isikoff / Yahoo:
How Trump could turn the presidency into a ‘litigation circus’  —  Yahoo illustration (Photos by AP, Getty)  —  Kathleen Meese, an upstate New York schoolteacher, plunked down $25,000 five years ago for “Gold Elite” courses at Trump University — a for-profit educational outfit owned …
Discussion: Hudson Institute and Rush Limbaugh
John McCormick / Bloomberg Business:
Scott Walker: Building a Wall Along U.S. Border With Canada a ‘Legitimate Issue’  —  Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said in an interview broadcast Sunday that building a wall along the U.S. border with Canada is something worthy of further study.  —  “That is a legitimate issue for us to look at …
Lanford Beard / People.com:
Jessa (Duggar) Seewald Says Sexual Abuse 'Shouldn't Be a Taboo Subject' on TLC Documentary Breaking the Silence  —  Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and Jill (Duggar) Dillard appeared on TLC's documentary Breaking the Silence Sunday, seeking education to address the aftermath of the abuse they faced …
Discussion: Raw Story, Full Feed and Daily Mail
 
 
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