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5:30 AM ET, September 1, 2015

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KPHO-TV:
Matt Salmon facing parents' anger over civics presentation to young kids  —  Several parents are demanding answers from Congressman Matt Salmon, saying they cannot believe what the lawmaker said to young school children during a visit to a Gilbert school.  —  “It should have probably …
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Bradford Richardson / The Hill:
Congressman tells second-graders about child suicide bombers  —  Several parents say they are shocked by comments Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) made to second- and third-graders about suicide bombings and nuclear weapons last week.  —  The congressman was giving a presentation to students …
Discussion: Mediaite
Michael Seewald / The Seewald Family:
Grief, Shame, And Taking The LORD's Name In Vain  —  The recent hack into the adultery website Ashley Madison, and subsequent release to the internet the information of millions of users, turned up some interesting names.  None of these names was more attention grabbing than Josh Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame.
Sara Jerde / Talking Points Memo:
Karl Rove: Obama Wouldn't Be President If McKinley Hadn't Annexed Hawaii  —  Republican strategist Karl Rove said Monday that President Obama should be “more gracious” to the man whose name he just stripped from North America's tallest peak.  —  After all, Rove told Time magazine …
Discussion: The Stranger …
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Tessa Berenson / TIME:
Karl Rove Thinks Obama Needs a New Way to Honor McKinley
Discussion: Slantpoint and Associated Press
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Black Lives Matter Disavows Democratic Party's Show Of Support  —  Activists are not returning the DNC's love.  —  Senior Political Reporter, The Huffington Post  —  Activists with the Black Lives Matter movement rejected the Democratic Party's recent statement of support …
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Kimberly Hefling / Politico:
Columbia University president causes stir with Obama announcement  —  <p>Columbia University President Lee Bollinger caused a stir Monday by reportedly announcing that President Barack Obama will be coming to the New York-based campus in 2017.</p><p>The Columbia Daily Spectator student newspaper <a href="http …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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Columbia Daily Spectator:
Obama's coming back to town in 2017, and more highlights from convocation
Discussion: CBS Chicago
Malia Zimmerman / Fox News:
Mystery deepens into how classified emails got onto Clinton's unclassified server  —  The daily revelations over classified information finding its way onto Hillary Clinton's personal email server are raising perplexing questions for former government officials who wonder how classified information …
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Anne M. Tompkins / USA Today:
Petraeus prosecutor: Clinton has committed no crime
Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
West Point law professor who called for attacks on ‘Islamic holy sites’ resigns  —  William C Bradford departs institution that hired him in August following report on his call for scholars to be treated as ‘enemy combatants’  —  A law professor who published an inflammatory article urging attacks …
Shannon Pettypiece / Bloomberg Business:
Wal-Mart Cuts Some Workers' Hours After Pay Raise Boosts Costs  —  Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees' wages and give them extra training, has been cutting the number of hours some of them work in a bid to keep costs in check.
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Bryce Covert / ThinkProgress:
Bowing To Demands Of Wall Street, Walmart Cuts Hours To Trim Costs
Discussion: Daily Kos
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
Supreme Court Denies Kentucky Clerk's Request To Halt Same-Sex Marriage Order  —  Justice Elena Kagan referred the request from Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to the full court, which denied the request on Monday evening.  —  Rowan County Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis  —  Timothy D. Easley / AP
Todd J. Gillman / Trail Blazers Blog:
Cruz points at Obama for deputy's murder, shrugs off “jackass” label from Speaker John Boehner  —  Sen. Ted Cruz speaks with reporters before an appearance at the Draft House in Concord, N.H., on Aug. 31, 2015.  (staff/Todd J. Gillman)  —  MILFORD, N.H. - Sen. Ted Cruz today blamed President Obama …
Discussion: PoliticusUSA and Mediaite
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Allegra Kirkland / Talking Points Memo:
Cruz On Anti-Cop Violence: We're Seeing The ‘Manifestation’ Of Obama's Rhetoric
David / Crooks and Liars:
Liz Cheney: America Feels ‘Gratitude’ To My Dad ‘Matched Only By Our Love For Him’  —  Former Vice President Dick Cheney embraced his Darth Vader persona in a recent interview with CBS, arguing that politicians with “warmth and friendliness and so forth” could not protect the country.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Julie Hirschfeld Davis / New York Times:
Obama to Call for More Icebreakers in Arctic as U.S. Seeks Foothold  —  ANCHORAGE — President Obama on Tuesday will propose speeding the acquisition and building of new Coast Guard icebreakers that can operate year-round in the nation's polar regions, part of an effort to close the gap between …
Discussion: Slate, nps.gov and Fox News
Jane Eisner / The Forward:
The Full Transcript of Forward Editor-in-Chief's Interview With Obama  —  Here is the transcript of Jane Eisner's interview with President Obama on Friday, August 28 in the Oval Office.  The questions have been edited slightly for clarity.  His responses are published here in full.
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Mona Charen / The Federalist:
What The Left And Right Don't Get About Campus Rape  —  Some geniuses at an Old Dominion University frat house rang in the school year by draping bed sheet banners out the windows during orientation.  “Rowdy and Fun, Hope Your Baby Girl Is Ready for a Good Time,” “Freshman Daughter Drop Off,” and “Go Ahead and Drop Off Mom Too.”
Discussion: National Review
BREITBART.COM:
Armed Black Panthers to Texas Cops: ‘We Will Start Creeping Up on You in the Darkness’  —  HOUSTON, Texas - Armed Black Panther members marched in front of the Waller County jail and shouted, “You're gonna stop doing what you're doing, or we will start creeping up on you in the darkness.”
David Weigel / Washington Post:
A 24-year-old black Republican has launched a ‘Ready for Kanye’ PAC  —  On Sunday night, Kanye West got a five-year jump on the next presidential election.  “I have decided in 2020 to run for president,” he said, after accepting a lifetime achievement prize at the MTV Video Music Awards.
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Ali Elkin / Bloomberg Business:
Next Stop for Kanye West: FEC Paperwork?
Patrick Howley / BREITBART.COM:
EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Shared An Email Network With The Clinton Foundation  —  Hillary Clinton's private email server was housed at the same physical location and on the same network as an email server used and operated by the Clinton Foundation, Breitbart News has exclusively learned.
Jim Geraghty / National Review:
Donald Trump: Pat Buchanan's Heir  —  A pugnacious, television-savvy, anti-trade, anti-illegal-immigration candidate comes out of nowhere, attracts intense enthusiasm from an angry Republican grassroots, gets denounced by a disgusted media, and suddenly endangers the hopes of a presidential frontrunner named Bush.
Discussion: Fox News
 
 
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Phil Mushnick / New York Post:
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Judge Allows Moral, Not Just Religious, Contraception Exemptions
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Alan Rappeport / New York Times:
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Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Attack Video Hits Jeb On ‘Act Of Love’ Remark: ‘FORGET LOVE’
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