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9:45 AM ET, October 14, 2015


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Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Hillary Clinton towers over her debate rivals  —  Hillary Clinton was a head shorter than her rivals when they lined up on stage for Sheryl Crow's version of the National Anthem at Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate.  But after that moment, she towered over them.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Shane Goldmacher / Politico:
Clinton crushes it  —  <p>The first debate was the Hillary and Bernie Show, and Hillary received top billing.</p><p>Not only was Hillary Clinton on the receiving end of the night's biggest gift — her rival, Bernie Sanders, declaring it time for people to shut up about her email scandal …
Jim Geraghty / National Review:
The Debate Lesson: America Now Has an Openly Socialist Party  —  Sure, this batch of candidates sounded like a bunch of loons.  They contended socialism is mostly about standing up to the richest one percent and promoting entrepreneurs and small business; climate change is the biggest national …
Washington Post:
The CNN Democratic debate transcript, annotated … Tuesday night, five candidates participated in the first Democratic debate: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee.  We've posted the transcript below, with insight from the crew here at The Fix as well as the Fact Checker's Michelle Lee.
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Insiders: A runaway victory for Clinton  —  <p>Hillary Clinton<b> </b>won — by a landslide. </p><p>Clinton was the clear winner of the first Democratic presidential debate, according to the assessment of both Democrats and Republicans in this week's POLITICO Caucus, our bipartisan survey …
Frank Bruni / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton's Democratic Debate Magic  —  I never doubted that Hillary Clinton had many talents.  —  I just didn't know that seamstress was among them.  —  There were moments in the first Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night when she threaded the needle as delicately and perfectly as a politician could.
Discussion: Politico, The Week and Washington Post
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
The Hillary Clinton Panic May Have Just Ended  —  The first presidential debate was the best thing that could have happened to her. … Hillary Clinton's campaign spent most of the last year descending inexorably into depression and even panic.  But the first Democratic presidential debate …
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
I would have taken Clinton to task on emails, Bush says  —  GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday said he would have challenged Hillary Clinton on the controversy surrounding her use of a private email server, something her rivals did not do during the first Democratic presidential debate.
Discussion: Political Wire
AJ Vicens / Mother Jones:
Bernie Sanders Just Explained Why Hillary's Email Scandal Is Such a Sideshow  —  “The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.”  —  Anderson Cooper did not lead off with a question for Hillary Clinton about her email problem.  But it didn't take long for the CNN host …
John Santucci / ABC News:
Discussion: Washington Post
POLITICO Playbook, presented by BP …
Discussion: ABC News
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
The candidate breaking through in the Democratic debate? Bernie Sanders.
Discussion: The Week
Paola Chavez / ABC News:
First Democratic Presidential Debate: By the Numbers
Discussion: Politico and The Week
Democratic debate: Clinton remains in command as Sanders stumbles on guns - live
Discussion: Mother Jones
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Dems poised for first face-to-face clash of 2016 campaign
Daniel Tepfer / Connecticut Post:
Jury rules against aunt who sued boy over hug  —  BRIDGEPORT — The case of the aunt who sued her young nephew over a reckless birthday hug, may have hinged on a plate of hors d'oeuvres.  —  Jennifer Connell, who claimed the 8-year-old boy was negligent when he jumped in her arms …
Discussion: CNN, Althouse and KFOR-TV
Daniel Tepfer / Connecticut Post:
8-year-old Westport boy on trial for exuberance
Daniel Tepfer / Connecticut Post:
Aunt loses lawsuit against her 8-year-old nephew
Lamar Odom Fighting for His Life ... Found Unconscious at Nevada Brothel (UPDATE)  —  FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE  —  Found Unconscious at Nevada Brothel  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  11:00 PM PT — Lamar is still in a coma and his heart is failing ... our source says he is having serious problems with his kidneys and lungs as well.
The Hill:
Trump: I should have Secret Service protection  —  NEW YORK — Donald Trump on Tuesday said the Secret Service should be giving him protection — and he suggested partisan politics might be why the agency isn't providing it.  —  In a 90-minute interview with The Hill, the Republican …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Hot Air
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Carson giving Trump a run for his money in GOP race  —  Ben Carson is giving Donald Trump a run for his money, according to the latest Fox News national poll.  —  Support for Carson in the race for the Republican nomination has nearly doubled in the last two months …
Sarah Stewart / KFOR-TV:
A look at Anthony Palma: Who is the man arrested for Kirsten Hatfield's murder?  —  MIDWEST CITY, Okla. - Anthony Palma lived just two doors down from Kirsten Hatfield when she disappeared in 1997.  —  And, he still lives there to this day.  —  On Tuesday, his home was surrounded …
Discussion: and Daily Mail
Carrie Dann / NBC News:
Donald Trump to Host ‘SNL’ November 7  —  Live from New York, it's Donald Trump!  —  The GOP presidential frontrunner and real estate magnate will host NBC's “Saturday Night Live” on November 7, the show announced Tuesday.  —  His appearance comes almost exactly a year before Election Day, which will fall on November 8, 2016.
Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
Fox's Shep Smith Goes Off About NBC Taking Back Donald Trump (VIDEO)
Discussion: NBC News and Raw Story
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Daily Mail:
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Discussion: Independent Journal
Mark Finkelstein / NewsBusters:
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Discussion: RedState and Hot Air
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Discussion: The Daily Caller and Fox News