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2:45 PM ET, December 19, 2015

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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Some Big Picture Thoughts on the Sanders/DNC Derp War  —  For most of today I was preoccupied trying to resolve some management issues at TPM.  So I barely had enough time to keep tabs on the Sanders/DNC story through headlines and the barest skimming of articles.
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CNN:
Bernie Sanders and the DNC: It's war  —  Devine: DNC trying to “shut down biggest” grassroots campaign this year  — The fight between Bernie Sanders and the DNC is a proxy battle over the future of the Democratic Party, with Sanders representing a progressive wing disenchanted with Clinton …
Discussion: Mediaite
Elliot Smilowitz / The Hill:
DNC, Sanders reach deal restoring access to voter data  —  The Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign overnight Friday night reached an agreement on voter data access, after a day of acrimony between the sides.  —  Even in the wake of a deal …
Gabriel Debenedetti / Politico:
Sanders gets the fight he wanted  —  Bernie Sanders has turned months of private grumbling into public accusations that the party establishment is doing everything in its power to elect Hillary Clinton president.  —  He's not the first to level that charge.  In fact, he's late to that party.
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Accord reached after Sanders sues the DNC over suspended access to critical voter list
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Dem rivalry takes nasty turn
Discussion: ABC News, Politico and Political Wire
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Clinton Spox: Sanders Camp Was ‘Stealing Data,’ ‘Like Kids in a Candy Store’
Discussion: USA Today and ABC News
Oliver Darcy / TheBlaze.com:
Watch the Christmas Parody Infomercial the Ted Cruz Campaign Has Paid to Air During ‘SNL’  —  Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz will air a Christmas-themed parody infomercial during the broadcast of this weekend's “Saturday Night Live.”  —  The ad, which features …
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Benny Johnson / Independent Journal:
Watch the Campy Christmas Infomercial Ted Cruz Is About To Play During SNL
Discussion: Hot Air
Dana Blanton / Fox News:
Fox News Poll: Trump jumps, Cruz climbs, Carson sinks in GOP race  —  Donald Trump, a candidate even Republicans once considered a side show, increases his lead yet again in the nomination race, according to the latest Fox News national poll.  —  The poll also finds Ted Cruz ticking up, Marco Rubio slipping, and Ben Carson dropping.
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Trump Lead Grows Nationally; 41% of His Voters Want to Bomb Country From Aladdin; Clinton Maintains Big Lead
Jana Kasperkevic / Guardian:
Poll: 30% of GOP voters support bombing Agrabah, the city from Aladdin
Ashley Killough / CNN:
Jeb Bush: ‘Donald Trump is a jerk’  —  Contoocook, New Hampshire (CNN)While Jeb Bush has been railing against Donald Trump all week, he still had more to say on Saturday, uttering perhaps his strongest comments yet about the Republican presidential front-runner.
New York Post:
Students at Lena Dunham's college offended by lack of fried chicken  —  Students at an ultra-liberal Ohio college are in an uproar over the fried chicken, sushi and Vietnamese sandwiches served in the school cafeterias, complaining the dishes are “insensitive” and “culturally inappropriate.”
Katie Pavlich / Townhall.com:
New Poll Shows College Students Reject Absurd “Microagression” Culture, Black Lives Matter  —  A new scientific poll sanctioned by Young America's Foundation and conducted by Inc./Woman Trend shows the majority of college students reject the “microaggression,” politically correct culture plaguing campuses around the country.
Discussion: Hot Air and Red Alert Politics
Associated Press:
After a somber start to his vacation, President Barack Obama arrived in Hawaii on Saturday to celebrate Christmas and ring in his final year as president.  —  Air Force One carrying Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia and Sasha landed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam …
Discussion: Politico, NBC News and Mail.com
Caroline Framke / Vox:
Tina Fey on internet outrage: “There's a real culture of demanding apologies, and I'm opting out of that”  —  Which is more of a cop-out than an opt-out.  —  Despite the Star Wars: The Force Awakens furor that's currently dominating film news and criticism, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler …
Discussion: Independent Journal and Mediaite
Benjamin Oreskes / Politico:
GOP gobsmacked by Trump's warm embrace of Putin  —  Four years ago Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, stood before the American public and definitively stated that Russia was America's biggest “geopolitical foe.”  —  This week, the far-and-away Republican poll leader Donald Trump gave Vladimir Putin …
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Leader McConnell warns GOP voters: We need candidates ‘who can win’  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday warned Republican voters to steer clear of nominating Tea Party candidates who can't win in next year's general election.  —  “The way you have a good election year …
Discussion: Hot Air, NBC News, CBS News and Politico
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