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10:45 PM ET, October 6, 2015

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Nick Gass / Politico:
Carson slams Obama for Oregon visit with shooting victims' families  —  <p>If he were president, Ben Carson would not visit Roseburg, Oregon, in the aftermath of last week's deadly shooting, as President Barack Obama is scheduled to do on Friday.  The Republican presidential candidate …
Katherine Faulders / ABC News:
Ben Carson ‘Much More Comfortable’ If Kindergarten Teachers Had Guns
Discussion: New York Times
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Insistent Ben Carson Tells Whoopi That Hitler Really Could Happen Here
Discussion: The Week
USA Today:
Ben Carson: On gun control, Snowden — and Trump
Michael Tomasky / The Daily Beast:
Dems, Don't Freak Out About Rubio Just Yet  —  Sure, it's easy to understand why liberals would be worried about him.  But let's take a look at his drawbacks, shall we?  —  So in the past week or so, it seems that people have decided that Marco Rubio is going to be the GOP nominee.  What people, you ask?
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Jennifer Epstein / Bloomberg Business:
Hillary Clinton Trolls GOP Field, Sending Them Copies of Hard Choices  —  The Democratic front-runner has repeatedly been criticized by her Republican rivals over her record as secretary of state.  —  jeneps  —  Hillary Clinton sent copies of her most recent book to all the Republican …
Discussion: ABC News and Politico
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Trump Holding Steady Nationally  —  PPP's newest national Republican poll actually finds the top of the field in a pretty similar place to where it was in late August.  Donald Trump leads the field with 27%, similar to the 29% he had on our last survey.  Ben Carson is in second place with 17% …
Will Rahn / The Daily Beast:
Jeb Bush Should Face Facts: It's Time to Drop Out
Discussion: Hot Air and The PJ Tatler
Tierney Sneed / Talking Points Memo:
House Dem To Push Amendment Abolishing Benghazi Committee  —  A House Democrat will offer an amendment to abolish Congress' special committee on the Benghazi, in a move that simultaneously hits Republicans on Planned Parenthood and on House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) Benghazi “gaffe.”
Discussion: Mediaite, Daily Kos, BuzzFeed and Politico
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Sean Davis / Salon:
Jason Chaffetz, grandstanding charlatan: What you need to know about the GOP's shameless up-and-comer
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Washington Monthly
David Ferguson / Raw Story:
Democrats seek to question anti-Planned Parenthood video hoaxster over potentially illegal activities
BobbyJindal.com:
We fill Our Culture With Garbage, And We Reap The Result  —  I'm going to start today by venting, and I will warn you in advance that this is going to be a sermon, but someone needs to speak the truth for a change:  —  Another week, another mass shooting, another press conference …
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Tierney Sneed / Talking Points Memo:
Jindal: Oregon Gunman's Father Is A ‘Failure’ Who ‘Owes Us All An Apology’  —  In a lengthy blog post published on his presidential campaign website Tuesday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) claimed the father of Oregon gunman Chris Harper Mercer was a “complete failure” and demanded that he apologize for the shooting.
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Emily Greenhouse / Bloomberg Business:
Barry Diller Says He'll Leave the Country If Donald Trump Wins the White House  —  Media executive blames the influence of reality TV for poisoning politics.  —  emserre  —  Barry Diller, the founder and chairman of IAC Interactive, knows show biz and New York real estate …
Discussion: Power Line
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Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Hey, let's all make our own Donald Trump hats
Discussion: Jezebel and Balloon Juice
Emily Atkin / ThinkProgress:
New Analysis Ranks Presidential Candidates By Their Supporters' Grammar
Sari Horwitz / Washington Post:
Justice Department set to free 6,000 prisoners, largest one-time release  —  The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison — the largest one-time release of federal prisoners — in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief to drug offenders …
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Michael S. Schmidt / New York Times:   U.S. to Release 6,000 Inmates From Prisons
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Hillary Clinton Readies Oppo-Research to Go to War Against Joe Biden  —  “This could be messier than Obama-Hillary '08.”  —  If Joe Biden jumps into the Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton will be ready to go on the offensive.  According to a Clinton campaign source …
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Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Exclusive: Biden himself leaked word of his son's dying wish
Hadas Gold / Politico:
The 'Morning Joe'-Clinton campaign stalemate
Kim Fields / KTFT:
Fellow diners accuse Nampa family of ‘ruining their dinner,’ deliver nasty note  —  BOISE - A Nampa mom is upset after she says she received a nasty note from her fellow diners accusing her 10-month-old son of “ruining” their dinner with his yelling.  —  Katie Leach admits that her son's “new thing” is yelling.
Discussion: Eater, WGN-TV, FOX31 Denver and Daily Mail
Shawnmcginnis / KTLA:
Hollywood Mother Collapses, Dies While Feeding Baby Who Then Chokes to Death: Police  —  The bodies of a woman and her 1-year-old son, who were likely dead for days, were found inside a Hollywood apartment Monday along with a second boy who was suffering from severe dehydration after a worried neighbor called 911.
Julie Miller / Vanity Fair:
Rihanna Praises Rachel Dolezal: “I Think She Was a Bit of a Hero”  —  In Vanity Fair's November cover story, Rihanna weighs in on the controversial N.A.A.C.P. chapter president who was “outed” as white.  —  When Rachel Dolezal first made headlines this summer, after the N.A.A.C.P. chapter president was …
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Matthew Mosk / ABC News:
US Officials Ask How ISIS Got So Many Toyota Trucks  —  U.S. counter-terror officials have asked Toyota, the world's second largest auto maker, to help them determine how ISIS has managed to acquire the large number of Toyota pick-up trucks and SUVs seen prominently in the terror group's propaganda videos …
Discussion: Fox News and The Week
Vindicator:
Man “too high” on marijuana calls Austintown police for help  —  AUSTINTOWN — Township police were called to a home Friday night by a man who complained he was “too high” after smoking marijuana.  —  According to a police report, authorities were called to the 100 block of Westminister Avenue …
Allum Bokhari / BREITBART.COM:
Online retailer Direct 2 Drive trolls Social Justice Warriors  —  Direct 2 Drive, an online games retailer, has adopted the PR strategy of the moment: relentless mockery of hand-wringing social justice warriors on the web.  —  D2D recently launched a tongue-in-cheek “Trigger Warning Week …
Discussion: Vox Popoli
 
 
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Harriet Grant / Guardian:
UN delay could open door to robot wars, say experts
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Chris McDaniel / BuzzFeed:
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Jessica Elgot / Guardian:
London woman charged after alleged #killallwhitemen tweet
Dave Boucher / WBIR-TV:
Blount County scheduled to consider resolution regarding gay marriage
Megan Miller / WIAT-TV:
Picture of Jefferson County Deputy comforting baby goes viral
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Eliza Collins / Politico:
Stock photo company offering campaigns gaffe-free images
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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Nice try, but judge rules swinger sex parties unprotected by First Amendment
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Mark Stenberg / Adweek:
Sources: Amazon plans to shut its FAST service Freevee in the coming weeks, as part of a broader effort to focus its ad and product efforts on Prime Video

Cat Zakrzewski / Washington Post:
FTC letter: Twitter did not violate an order restricting its data practices, as staff prevented the “Twitter Files” writers from directly accessing its systems

Katie Paul / Reuters:
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