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3:50 PM ET, April 11, 2016


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New York Times:
The Rich Live Longer Everywhere.  For the Poor, Geography Matters.  —  Life expectancy of 40-year-olds with household incomes below $28,000,  —  For poor Americans, the place they call home can be a matter of life or death.  —  The poor in some cities — big ones like New York and Los Angeles …
Washington Post:
A new divide in American death
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Trump erupts as Cruz sweeps Colorado without votes  —  ‘Biggest story in politics.  This will not be allowed!’  —  Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump erupted on “Fox & Friends” Monday morning after a weekend that saw Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas sweep all of Colorado's 34 delegates without …
Ari Melber / NBC News:
Despite Complaints, Delegate System Has Given Trump a 22 Percent Bonus  —  Trump Takes on Political Establishment, Delegate Count, Ted Cruz 6:10  —  Donald Trump blasted the GOP's delegate rules Sunday, saying a “corrupt” system is denying him delegates in states he won.
Zeke J Miller / TIME:
Donald Trump Loses Weekend Delegate Fight in 5 States
John Whitesides / Reuters:
Trump lashes out at ‘rigged’ Republican delegate rules
Washington Post:
How far can you go to win support from a Republican delegate?
Discussion: New York Magazine
Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
Paul Ryan, a Mirage Candidate, Wages a Parallel Campaign  —  WASHINGTON — As the Republican candidates for the White House battled in Wisconsin last week, Speaker Paul D. Ryan was conspicuously absent from his home state — but he was very much on the political stage.
Gregory Korte / USA Today:
‘Scarier than we initially thought:’ CDC sounds warning on Zika virus
Discussion: The Week
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Paul Ryan's Magical-Realist Presidential Campaign
Sarah K. Burris / Raw Story:
Hillary Clinton and Bill de Blasio set off cringing with painful joke about ‘colored people time’  —  DON'T MISS STORIES.  FOLLOW RAW STORY!  —  New York City's annual Inner Circle Dinner brought New York politicians together for an evening of food and fun but also for stiff politicians performing awkward skits.
Discussion: Fusion
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Is GOP headed for its own Bush v. Gore?  —  It's now likely Republicans are headed toward a contested convention in July.  But they might be headed toward more than that — the party could be on its way to an internal version of the 2000 election, the race in which the candidate who lost …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Harry Enten / FiveThirtyEight:
Trump Is The Weakest GOP Front-Runner In The Modern Era  —  Despite getting drubbed in Wisconsin this week, Donald Trump has won more votes than any other Republican candidate this year.  So, he's doing OK, right?  Well, for all the talk that unbound delegates and quirky convention rules …
Kate Andersen Brower / Vanity Fair:
The Permanent White House Staff Is, Understandably, on Edge About the 2016 Presidential Race  —  Think you're anxious about the prospect of a Donald J. Trump presidency?  Meet the staffers who would have to work for him.  The author of First Women: The Grace and Power of America's Modern …
Discussion: CNNMoney and The Daily Caller
Dustin B Levy / York Daily Record:
Gettysburg man selling Hillary Clinton's car
CBS News:
Meet the “Trump Bros”  —  Jack Rowe, an 18-year-old high school student from St. Paul, Minnesota, sat in the front row of a Donald Trump rally in Eau Claire, Wisconsin last weekend, sandwiched between two friends.  —  He had caucused for Trump in Minnesota for the very first time a few weeks earlier.
Glenn Thrush / Politico:
‘Hillary would beat him from jail’  —  Like an army decimated on the battlefield, the vanquished Republican operatives allied with Jeb Bush have shed their uniforms, collected as much ammo as they could carry and taken to the hills to wage bitter guerrilla war against Donald Trump.
Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
Oops: Trump's Kids Ivanka And Eric Never Registered To Vote For Their Dad  —  While plenty of New Yorkers say they'll cast their votes for native son Donald Trump in next week's Republican primary contest, two of Trump's own kids won't be among them.  —  Trump confirmed in a Monday call …
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Past cases suggest Hillary won't be indicted  —  It's the most explosive question of the 2016 presidential campaign: Could Hillary Clinton get indicted for her handling of sensitive materials through her home email server?  —  A POLITICO review of dozens of recent federal investigations …
Jim Norman / Gallup:
U.S. Worries About Race Relations Reach a New High  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than a third (35%) of Americans now say they are worried “a great deal” about race relations in the U.S. — which is higher than at any time since Gallup first asked the question in 2001.
Josh Peterson / Washington Free Beacon:
Trump's Twitter Followed by Millions of Inactive or Fake Accounts  —  Sixty-four percent of Donald Trump's 7.51 million Twitter followers have not been in use for at least the past six months, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis.  —  Additionally, using's Twitter analysis app …
Discussion: RedState
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Kobach's Office Puts Out Spanish Voter Guide With Wrong Registration Deadline  —  The Spanish-language voter guides from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office include two errors about registering to vote in the state, while the English guides do not include the same errors.
Bill Allison / Bloomberg:
Washington Watchdog Adjusts to Life With Partisan Roommates  —  Republicans have faced the vast majority of campaign finance allegations from CREW in recent months.  —  For more than a decade, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, or CREW, has scrutinized and assailed federal agencies …
Discussion: RedState
Bryan Adams / Facebook:
Mississippi has passed anti-LGBT ‘Religious Liberty’ bill 1523.  I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.  I cannot in good conscience perform in a State where certain people are being denied their civil rights due to their sexual orientation.
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
Dear attorneys general, conspiring against free speech is a crime: Glenn Reynolds  —  Liberal attorney generals are willing to break the law to shut up climate change dissenters.  —  Federal law makes it a felony “for two or more persons to agree together to injure, threaten …
Alana Goodman / Washington Free Beacon:
This Delaware Address Is Home to 200,000 Shell Companies—Including Hillary Clinton's  —  The address “1209 North Orange Street” in Wilmington, Del., has become known in recent years as the epicenter of U.S. corporate secrecy.  The squat, split-level building is the official address …
Discussion: The Week and Telegraph
NBC News:
Director Brennan: CIA Won't Waterboard Again — Even if Ordered by Future President  —  CIA director: I will not allow waterboarding, despite campaign rhetoric 0:36  —  CIA Director John Brennan told NBC News in an exclusive interview that his agency will not engage in harsh “enhanced interrogation” …
TENTH CIRCUIT REVERSES SISTER WIVES DECISION  —  This afternoon, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued its decision in Brown v. Buhman, No. 14-4117, reversing the decision striking down the cohabitation provision of the Utah polygamy law.  The opinion of the panel is attached below.
Discussion: and Politico
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