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5:25 PM ET, March 28, 2016


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Erica Werner / Associated Press:
Police officer shot at U.S. Capitol, shooter caught  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer was shot Monday at the Capitol Visitor Center complex, and the shooter was taken into custody, Capitol officials and police said.  —  The event unfolded with Congress on recess and lawmakers back in their districts.
Eric Bradner / CNN:
U.S. Capitol and White House on lockdown  —  U.S. Capitol on lockdown, reports of shots fired  —  Washington (CNN)The U.S. Capitol and White House are on lockdown following reports of shots fired at the Capitol Visitor Center.  —  Congressional staffers were sent a notice to shelter in place …
Amber Phillips / Washington Post:
The Capitol Hill shooting today happened in a building built to protect the Capitol from shooters … The place where gunshots were reportedly fired Monday in the U.S. Capitol complex, the Capitol Visitor Center, actually came about to protect such attacks.  The instigating incident came …
Discussion: Business Insider and The Week
Shots fired in Capitol complex, gunman caught  —  A police officer may have been injured by shrapnel on Monday in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center when a man fired a gun, media reports and congressional sources said.  —  There was confusion in early accounts about what occurred but police …
Greg Bluestein / Political Insider blog:
BREAKING: Nathan Deal vetoes Georgia's ‘religious liberty’ bill  —  Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday vetoed the “religious liberty” bill that triggered a wave of criticism from gay rights groups and business leaders and presented him with one of the most consequential challenges he's faced since his election to Georgia's top office.
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Secret Service: No guns in GOP convention  —  The Secret Service says people attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this July will not be allowed to carry guns.  —  The statement comes in response to a petition that calls for allowing open carry of guns inside Quicken Loans Arena, the host venue.
Niraj Chokshi / Washington Post:
Secret Service: We're not allowing firearms at the Republican National Convention
Leon H. Wolf / RedState:
Charlie Sykes Just Destroyed Donald Trump (AUDIO)  —  This is why it's important to have a competent campaign.  Donald Trump's people should have never allowed him to go on Charlie Sykes' show.  Sykes is a well known critic of Trump - moreover, he's intelligent, articulate, and a relentless interview.
Leon H. Wolf / RedState:
Kasich Pulling all Wisconsin Radio Ads
Discussion: Hot Air
Charlie Sykes / RTWI:
Yes, Talk Radio Is Different in Wisconsin
Discussion: ThinkProgress, Hot Air and Politico
Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
How the G.O.P. Elite Lost Its Voters to Donald Trump  —  The manufacturing executives had gathered in an Atlanta conference room last year to honor their senior United States senator, Johnny Isakson, for his tireless efforts on their behalf in Washington.  But as the luncheon wound down …
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
147 FBI agents involved in Clinton email probe  —  A new report says 147 FBI agents are involved in the investigation surrounding Hillary Clinton  —  's private email server and handling of classified material.  —  The Washington Post reports that the large number of agents have been deployed …
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Official: FBI team on Clinton email probe not near 150  —  The FBI does not have close to 150 agents working the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's email server, a source familiar with the matter told POLITICO Monday.  —  The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity …
Asoleycerro / KTLA:
Gun Store Owner Refuses to Sell Weapon to Man Suspected of Planning Mass Shooting at Ohio University  —  A gun store owner is being credited with possibly stopping a mass shooting at Ohio University after he refused to sell a gun to a man who passed a background check, CNN reported on Sunday.
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Conservatives to pounce if GOP relents on Supreme Court  —  There are plenty of plausible reasons why Republicans might eventually fold in the standoff over the Supreme Court: overwhelming public opinion, a Democratic pressure campaign, and vulnerable GOP senators trying to save their jobs, to name a few.
Matt Adams / Fox 59:
Court docs: Suspect in Shaylyn Ammerman's death raped girl, tried to destroy evidence with bleach  —  NOTE: The following story contains graphic and disturbing details.  Viewer discretion strongly advised  —  SPENCER, Ind. (March 28, 2016) - A man accused in the death of 1-year-old Shaylyn …
Discussion: KFOR-TV,, KTLA and WGN-TV
Jordan Weissmann / Slate:
Cross Your Fingers and Hope It Works: California Is Getting Ready to Pass a $15 Minimum Wage  —  For better or worse, it looks like California is getting ready to make history.  Elected officials and labor unions there have reportedly hashed out a bargain that would eventually raise …
S.A. Miller / Washington Times:
Paul Ryan faces primary challenge from wealthy businessman ‘betrayed’ by House speaker  —  A wealthy businessman with tea party ties confirmed Sunday that he is mounting a primary challenge to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, saying that after donating to the Wisconsin Republican's past campaigns he feels …
Scott Wong / The Hill:   Ryan moves stir White House talk
Nick Gass / Politico:
Clinton campaign: Future debates depend upon Sanders' tone  —  Hillary Clinton's chief campaign strategist laid into Bernie Sanders' camp on Monday for its insistence upon a debate before the April 19 primary in New York, remarking that the Vermont senator has reneged on his promise …
Katherine Lam / New York's PIX11:
Why is there a Donald Trump tombstone in Central Park?  —  UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan — People walking through Central Park spotted a mysterious tombstone for Donald Trump Sunday.  —  The tombstone had the phrase “Made America Hate Again!” engraved under Trump's name.
Meghan Keneally / ABC News:
Trump Tombstone Found in Central Park
Discussion: New York Magazine and Daily Wire
Gary D. Robertson / Associated Press:
Lawsuit challenges North Carolina anti-discrimination law  —  RALEIGH, N.C. — Gay and transgender rights supporters wasted little time in challenging a new North Carolina law, filing a lawsuit Monday that called it discriminatory and said it singles out LGBT people for “disfavored treatment.”
New York Post:
Worshipers feared for their lives during Easter Mass at St. Pat's  —  Worshipers attending Easter Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral got the scare of their lives when a band of unruly protesters disrupted the event.  —  “I thought they were going to blow themselves up,” worshiper Carol Forester, 50, confessed.
Stephanie Cegielski / xoJane:
An Open Letter to Trump Voters from His Top Strategist-Turned-Defector  —  Even Trump's most trusted advisors didn't expect him to fare this well.  Almost a year ago, recruited for my public relations and public policy expertise, I sat in Trump Tower being told that the goal was to get The Donald …
Discussion: Yahoo Politics and Mediaite
Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
CIA photographed detainees naked before sending them to be tortured  —  Classified pictures showing CIA captives bruised, blindfolded and bound raise new questions about US's willingness to use ‘sexual humiliation’ on suspects  —  The CIA took naked photographs of people it sent …
Discussion: Common Dreams and Mashable
Alex Griswold / Mediaite:
White Supremacist Party Releases Proposed Trump Cabinet and It's Predictably Bonkers  —  The white supremacist American Freedom Party has released their draft of a proposed Donald Trump cabinet, and as you can imagine, their ideas are somewhat crazy.  —  Among their suggestions:
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Jill Abramson / Guardian:
This may shock you: Hillary Clinton is fundamentally honest
Liam Deacon / Breitbart:
Brussels Bomber Was ‘Migrant Rights Activist’ Who Lived Next Door To EU
Discussion: Daily Wire and Infowars
Patti Domm / CNBC:
Shocker cuts to Q1 growth pace show faltering economy
Dan Mihalopoulos / Chicago Sun Times:
THE WATCHDOGS: UNO's secret spending spree
Marc A. Thiessen / Washington Post:
Brussels attacks were a terrorist interrogation failure
Discussion: neo-neocon
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
281st round: Obama plays at least 46 full days golf
Amir Taheri / New York Post:
Brussels is what happens when liberals don't push immigrants to integrate
Discussion: The Resurgent
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Leo Lewis / CNBC:
Japan's elderly turn to life of crime to ease cost of living
Ed Kilgore / New York Magazine:
This Little-Discussed Organizational Issue Could Create Total Chaos at the Republican Convention
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Betsy Rothstein / The Daily Caller:
Glenn Beck Jokes: I've Been ‘Raped By Ted Cruz’ [VIDEO]
Discussion: Mediaite and The Gateway Pundit
Richard Wheatstone /
German train operator introduces women-only carriages amid fears over ‘migrant sex attacks’
Discussion: Mediaite and Pamela Geller
Matt Apuzzo / New York Times:
Who Will Become a Terrorist? Research Yields Few Clues
Discussion: Rush Limbaugh and Power Line