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3:50 AM ET, February 9, 2016


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Annie Karni / Politico:
Clinton weighs staff shake-up after New Hampshire  —  Hillary and Bill Clinton are so dissatisfied with their campaign's messaging and digital operations they are considering staffing and strategy changes after what's expected to be a loss in Tuesday's primary in New Hampshire …
Jonathan Allen / Reuters:
Woman who accused Bill Clinton of assault to campaign against Hillary presidential run  —  One of the women who has accused former U.S. President Bill Clinton of sexual assault says she has agreed to work for an anti-Clinton political group being formed by a former advisor to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Just How Cozy Is Hillary Clinton With Wall Street?
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Trump calls Cruz a ‘pussy’  —  Donald Trump echoed a supporter during a rally on the eve of the New Hampshire primary Monday night who called his Republican presidential rival Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) a “pussy.”  —  Trump was touting his hardline stance against terrorists from the Middle East …
Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed:
A Woman Called Ted Cruz A “Pussy” And Then Donald Trump Repeated It Onstage
Associated Press:
The Latest: Clinton Urging Voters in NH to Brave Snow
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
Financial Times:
Bloomberg says he is eyeing 2016 run for the White House  —  Oliver Ralph in London, Demetri Sevastopulo in New Hampshire and Matthew Garrahan in New York  —  Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media owner and former New York mayor, has stated for the first time that he is considering a run …
Jeb Bush would ‘eliminate’ Citizens United  —  Washington (CNN)Despite being backed by the monumental Right to Rise super PAC, Jeb Bush said Monday he would “eliminate” the Supreme Court decision that paved the way for super PACs.  —  “If I could do it all again I'd eliminate the Supreme Court ruling” …
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Bush says he'd ‘eliminate’ Citizens United
Discussion: Washington Post and Politico
Michael Barbaro / New York Times:
Gay Voter to Marco Rubio: ‘Why Do You Want to Put Me Back in the Closet?’  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. - A middle-age gay man confronted Senator Marco Rubio here on Monday over his opposition to same-sex marriage, pointedly asking, “Why do you want to put me back in the closet?”  —  “I don't,” Mr. Rubio replied.
Jim Geraghty / National Review:
Rachel Stockman / LawNewz:
EXCLUSIVE: NH Voters Receive Shady, Potentially Illegal ‘Voter Shaming’ Letters  —  New Hampshire voters are now also being targeted by shady ‘voter shaming’ mailers ahead of tomorrow's critical primary election.  What is particularly troubling to some about these letters is that they purport …
Matthew Boesler / Bloomberg Business:
Fed May Lack Legal Authority for Negative Rates: 2010 Memo  —  August 2010 memo highlights possible hurdles to negative rates  —  ‘Not at all clear’ law allows Fed to charge negative rates  —  The Federal Reserve may not have the legal authority to set negative interest rates in the U.S. …
Mehreen Khan / Telegraph:
Fears over new financial crisis come back to haunt global markets as trading turmoil hits  —  Anxiety over negative central bank interest rates and new bail-in laws send banking stocks spiralling in a turbulent day of trading  —  Global stocks were gripped by a fresh bout of panic selling on Monday …
Ezra Levant / Videos - The Rebel:
EXCLUSIVE: Liberals plan to build refugee camps on seven Canadian military bases — Taxpayers will fund mosques, Korans  —  The Canadian military has been ordered by Justin Trudeau's Liberals to draft plans to house more than 6,000 Muslim migrants on a long-term basis at military bases …
Discussion: Jihad Watch and Pamela Geller
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Ted Cruz's Latest Dirty Trick Is Almost Too Much To Be Believed  —  Check out this mailer.  —  Senior Political Reporter, The Huffington Post  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is out with a deceptive new mailer that masquerades as official government business and promises people there's a …
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Hacker Plans to Dump Alleged Details of 20,000 FBI, 9,000 DHS Employees  —  A hacker, who wishes to remain anonymous, plans to dump the apparent names, job titles, email addresses and phone numbers of over 20,000 supposed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) employees, as well as over 9,000 alleged Department …
Heather Mac Donald / The Marshall Project:
Black and Unarmed: Behind the Numbers  —  For the last year or so, the Washington Post has been gathering data on fatal police shootings of civilians.  Its database for 2015 is now complete.  Commentators have taken the Post's data as evidence that the police are gunning down unarmed blacks out of implicit bias.
Discussion: National Review, Power Line and Vox
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Daniel Strauss / Politico:
Dixville Notch results: Sanders, Kasich lead the charge
Discussion: The Week
Soopermexican / The Right Scoop:
Illegal alien who MURDERED a POLICEMAN admits he used ‘Sanctuary City’ policies to elude capture
Lauren Gambino / Guardian:
Trump mocks Cruz at final rally before New Hampshire votes - live coverage
Todd J. Gillman / Trail Blazers Blog:
Retching protester tries to exorcise Ted Cruz demons
Discussion: and Raw Story
Anders Melin / Bloomberg Business:
Google CEO Pichai Receives Record $199 Million Stock Grant
Discussion: Engadget, The Verge and Mashable
The Local:
Copenhagen terrorist had Quran during attacks
Discussion: Vlad Tepes and Jihad Watch
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Trump says he'll return donation from ‘determined white separatist’
Discussion: Mediaite and Talking Points Memo
 Earlier Items: 
Todd Starnes / Fox News:
NASA bans the word ‘Jesus’
Discussion: The Right Scoop
Ta-Nehisi Coates / The Atlantic:
The Enduring Solidarity of Whiteness
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Isaac Arnsdorf / Politico:
The POLITICO 100: Billionaires dominate 2016
Discussion: Grist, Common Dreams and The Week
Sara Jerde / Talking Points Memo:
Christie Keeps Hitting Rubio: Clinton Would ‘Eat Him Alive’ On Debate Stage
Paul Starr / The Atlantic:
Bernie Sanders's Problem With Democrats
Discussion: FiveThirtyEight
Miles Weiss / Bloomberg Business:
Geithner Gets JPMorgan Credit Line to Invest With Warburg Pincus
Discussion: New York Times, Vox and Eschaton
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
As vote nears, a more radical Trump emerges

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