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12:50 AM ET, March 15, 2016

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Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Final preparations for court war  —  President Obama and his Republican opponents are making the final preparations for a public relations war over the vacancy on the Supreme Court.  —  It is likely to be one of the most heated confirmation fights in recent memory, with both sides expected …
Discussion: Hot Air and Associated Press
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Carl Hulse / New York Times:
A Supreme Court Seat Sits Empty, and Calls to Fill It Dog Republicans  —  WASHINGTON — As Senator Orrin G. Hatch of Utah addressed the conservative Federalist Society luncheon on Friday at a Chinatown restaurant, young protesters from the liberal group Generation Progress suddenly broke into loud chants of …
Josh Gerstein / Politico:   Hill Democrats getting antsy waiting for Supreme Court pick
Los Angeles Times:
Southern California's Paul J. Watford is among Obama's top choices for Supreme Court
Discussion: Associated Press
David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
N.C. sheriff's office won't file ‘inciting a riot’ charge against Trump  —  What's at stake in the Ohio GOP primary? … Catch up on the 2016 race  —  Republican front-runner Donald Trump will not face charges of inciting a riot after a raucous rally in North Carolina last week …
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Katie Glueck / Politico:
Cruz campaign doubles down in Illinois, Missouri, Ohio and North Carolina
Discussion: Washington Post and Political Wire
The Daily Beast:
NC Sheriff Not Considering Charging Trump for ‘Inciting Riot’
Discussion: NPR, Infowars, LawNewz and RedState
Mark Niquette / Bloomberg Business:
Romney Touches Down for Kasich in Ohio to Help Block Trump  —  Mitt Romney came to Ohio on Monday to help Governor John Kasich beat Donald Trump in the Republican presidential primary, part of the 2012 nominee's effort to prevent the billionaire from becoming the party's standard-bearer in 2016.
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Kathy Frankovic / YouGov US Opinion Center News:
Trump breaks 50% in national support for the first time
Brad Wilmouth / NewsBusters:
CNN Anchor Taken Aback When GOP Guest Ties Clinton Camp to Birtherism
Discussion: BizPac Review
Shane Goldmacher / Politico:
Inside Cruz's state-by-state plan to defeat Trump
David Weigel / Washington Post:
Romney: Kasich has ‘the kind of record that you want in Washington’
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
USA Today:
Poll shows that millennials would flock to Clinton against Trump  —  WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has expanded his double-digit lead among millennials in the Democratic presidential race, but a new USA TODAY/Rock the Vote poll finds a way for Hillary Clinton to solve her generation gap: Donald Trump.
Discussion: RedState and Daily Kos
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Travis Gettys / Raw Story:
Pastor kicks off Trump rally by calling for Bernie Sanders to convert: 'Bernie's got to meet Jesus'  —  DON'T MISS STORIES.  FOLLOW RAW STORY!  —  A North Carolina pastor warmed up the crowd at a Donald Trump rally by urging Sen. Bernie Sanders to become a Christian.
Discussion: Friendly Atheist
Associated Press:
TODD PALIN EXPECTED TO RECOVER FROM SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT  —  ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An associate of Todd Palin says Sarah Palin's husband is expected to recover from a snowmobile accident in Alaska that left him hospitalized.  —  Scott Davis, Todd Palin's former snowmobile racing partner …
Discussion: Mediaite and Orlando Sentinel
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Hadas Gold / Politico:
Two more staffers resign from Breitbart  —  Two more staffers for Breitbart have resigned from the company, citing the website's pro-Donald Trump stance.  —  National security correspondent Jordan Schachtel and associate editor Jarrett Stepman sent their resignations to management on Monday afternoon.
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Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Two More Breitbart Staffers Resign Over Site's ‘Propaganda’ For Trump
Discussion: CANNONFIRE and RT
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Breitbart piece mocking editor who resigned was written under father's pseudonym
Bill Hoffmann / Newsmax:
Ben Carson to Newsmax: I'm Promised a Spot in Trump Administration  —  Dr. Ben Carson revealed on Newsmax TV Monday that he will work in Donald Trump's administration — at least in an “advisory capacity” — if the Republican presidential front-runner is elected to the White House.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Trump Is No Accident  —  Establishment Republicans who are horrified by the rise of Donald Trump might want to take a minute to remember the glitch heard round the world — the talking point Marco Rubio couldn't stop repeating in a crucial debate, exposing him to devastating ridicule and sending his campaign into a death spiral.
Discussion: Mashable and Washington Post
Howard Fineman / The Huffington Post:
This Election Is 1968 All Over Again, And That's Not A Good Thing  —  Trump is George Wallace on steroids.  Cleveland resembles the Chicago of long ago.  And the bottom line back then was Richard Nixon.  —  Global Editorial Director, The Huffington Post  —  WASHINGTON — It was the spring …
Discussion: Slantpoint
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James S. Robbins / USA Today:   If anti-Trump protests grow, they could hand Donald the election: James Robbins
Dominic Holden / BuzzFeed:
White House Appoints First Transgender Person As Primary LGBT Liaison  —  Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is now the White House's main point of contact for LGBT groups on all issues.  —  President Barack Obama has appointed Raffi Freedman-Gurspan as the White House's primary LGBT liaison …
Claude Brodesser-Akner / New Jersey Online:
Christie skips N.J. trooper funeral to campaign for Trump  —  TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie will not attend the Monday funeral of the New Jersey State Trooper who was killed in the line duty last week, and will instead spend the day campaigning out of state for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
globaltimes.cn:
Trump opens Pandora's box in US  —  Donald Trump, front-runner to be the GOP's candidate for the upcoming US presidential election, encountered a major protest at his campaign event in Chicago on Friday evening.  Over a thousand people, both his supporters and opponents engaged in a physical confrontation …
Julia Marsh / New York Post:
Gawker owner explains difference between a Miley and an Obama sex tape  —  Nick Denton, Miley Cyrus and Michelle and Barack Obama Photo: Patrick McMullan ; Getty Images ; AP  —  ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gawker publisher Nick Denton wouldn't hesitate to post a Miley Cyrus sex tape online …
KFOR-TV:
Watch: Dashcam video shows why you should never tailgate drivers  —  LITTLE CHUTE, Wis. - Police are investigating a crash that was caught on camera and posted to YouTube.  —  The video shows an SUV closely following a car on I-41 on Thursday morning, according to WBAY.
Discussion: KTLA, WGN-TV and WFLA-TV
Julia Hahn / Breitbart:
REPORT: Soros Money Funding John Kasich's Presidential Bid  —  As new reports break that a George Soros-linked group is taking credit for efforts to violently disrupt GOP frontrunner Donald Trump's campaign rallies, the Center for Responsive Politics reveals that another George Soros-linked group …
Associated Press:
Republicans controlling the House are pressing ahead with an annual fiscal measure despite lingering opposition from tea party conservatives over its endorsement of higher spending permitted by last year's bipartisan budget and debt deal.  —  Several GOP lawmakers exiting a Monday evening strategy session …
Discussion: Slantpoint
Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
Sounding valedictory, Rubio blames ‘disintegration of our culture’ for nasty politics … WEST PALM BEACH — Giving what sounded like a valedictory address, Sen. Marco Rubio on Monday cited “the disintegration of our culture” for the increasingly nasty nature of American politics.
Discussion: Political Wire
Ryan Lizza / New Yorker:
The Great Divide  —  On February 8th, the day before the New Hampshire primary, Bill Clinton stepped onstage to introduce his wife at a rally in Manchester.  “I have to be careful what I say,” he told the crowd, acknowledging his tendency, over the years, to eclipse her with a loose remark that sends the news cycle churning.
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and Hot Air
David French / National Review:
Working-Class Whites Have Moral Responsibilities — In Defense of Kevin Williamson  —  This weekend, my colleague Kevin Williamson kicked up quite the hornet's nest with his magazine piece (subscription required) that strikes directly at the idea that the white working-class (the heart of Trump's support) is a victim class.
 
 
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Sen. David Perdue / The Daily Signal:
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Lee Bergquist / JSOnline:
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Jake Sherman / Politico:
Ryan condemns violence at Trump rallies
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South Florida / Sun-Sentinel:
Mayo: My choice at Trump rally - Leave or go to jail
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Jim O'Sullivan GLOBE / BostonGlobe.com:
Charlie Baker amasses record-setting campaign war chest
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Allegra Kirkland / Talking Points Memo:
New Anti-Trump Ad Quotes Trump Saying 'Women, You Gotta Treat ‘Em Like Sh**’ (VIDEO)
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Marc A. Thiessen / Washington Post:
Stop blaming Trump supporters for campaign violence
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