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12:45 PM ET, May 23, 2016

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Reid J. Epstein / Wall Street Journal:
Donald Trump Lags Behind Hillary Clinton in Organizing Key State  —  The presumptive GOP nominee's slow start in Ohio could undermine his chances of winning the White House  —  PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio—Though Donald Trump dispensed with his last primary opponent months before Hillary Clinton will …
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Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:   RNC Spox: Trump ‘Very Clear’ We're Going With ‘Aggressive’ Clinton Attacks
Alex Swoyer / Breitbart:
Sean Spicer: Donald Trump ‘Made It Very Clear We Are Going to Be Aggressive’
Baltimore Sun:
Freddie Gray case: Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero found not guilty of all charges … Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams on Monday acquitted Officer Edward Nero of all counts for his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.  —  The judgment, following a five-day bench trial, is the first in the closely-watched case.
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Courtney Pomeroy / CBS Baltimore:
Freddie Gray Arresting Officer Edward Nero Found Not Guilty On All Charges
Discussion: Daily Wire and CBS San Francisco
Donna Owens / Reuters:
Baltimore police officer acquitted in Freddie Gray death
Discussion: TalkLeft and AOL
Bill Scher / Politico:
Bernie Loses His Halo  —  Is the left turning on its darling, Bernie Sanders?  On Friday, Netroots titan Markos Moulitsas, namesake of the liberal Daily Kos, dropped a rhetorical bomb on the Bern, blaming the candidate for doing too little to denounce death threats received by the Nevada Democratic Party …
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New York Times:
Do Sanders Supporters Favor His Policies?  —  Bernie Sanders is widely credited with pulling Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party to the left on major issues like health care, trade, financial regulation and the minimum wage.  Now he says he will battle all the way to the convention on behalf of …
Associated Press:
Supreme court dismisses GOP appeal over Virginia districts  —  WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court has dismissed a Republican appeal over congressional districts in Virginia.  —  The justices on Monday left in place a decision by a lower court that said Virginia illegally packed black voters …
Discussion: Washington Post and ACS Blog
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Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Supreme Court finds jury tainted by race in murder case  —  The Supreme Court Monday took a major step towards overturning a Georgia murder convict's death sentence by ruling that prosecutors unconstitutionally allowed racial considerations to taint the jury selection process.
Discussion: Washington Post
CNN:
Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam  —  Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN)President Barack Obama announced Monday that the United States is fully lifting a decades-long ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam.  —  In a joint news conference in Hanoi with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang …
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Nick Gass / Politico:
Obama dining with Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam  —  President Barack Obama has no reservations about dining with celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.  —  During his visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, Obama is taping a segment for a forthcoming episode of Bourdain's CNN program “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown …
David Nakamura / Washington Post:
In historic move, U.S. lifts embargo on arms sales to Vietnam
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Trump acknowledges climate change — at his golf course  —  Donald Trump says he is “not a big believer in global warming.”  He has called it “a total hoax,” “bulls**t” and “pseudoscience.”  —  But he is also trying to build a sea wall designed to protect one of his golf courses from “global warming and its effects.”
Juan Williams / The Hill:
Electoral map looks grim for Trump  —  is getting good news in the polls.  —  Last week, a Fox News poll saw him take a 3-point lead over Hillary Clinton  —  in a national survey.  That's within the margin of error.  —  But step back and take the long view.  Clinton led by seven points in April.
Discussion: Politico
Spiegel Online:
Former US Official Reveals Risks Faced by Internal Critics  —  US President Barack Obama has said that Edward Snowden should have used official channels instead of taking NSA spying public.  Now, a former high-ranking US government official has revealed how the Pentagon retaliates against internal critics.
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Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
Snowden calls for whistleblower shield after claims by new Pentagon source
Discussion: Infowars
Mark Hertsgaard / Guardian:
How the Pentagon punished NSA whistleblowers
Laura Meckler / Wall Street Journal:
Donald Trump Defends His National Security Positions as Hillary Clinton Attacks  —  Clinton is working to stoke fears that Trump fails the  —  Hillary Clinton is leveling a withering attack on Donald Trump's temperament and judgment when it comes to national security, calling him unqualified …
Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times:
I was just another reporter sent to cover radicalization in Minneapolis.  Then 2 local Somalis took me on a tour  —  Haqhawo Qaasim holds a photo of Guled Ali Omar, a defendant in an Islamic State recruitment trial, while standing in front of the courthouse in Minneapolis.  (Elizabeth Flores / Star Tribune)
Discussion: Power LinePower Line
Patrick Maines / The Hill:
The civil war within conservative media  —  Though it's not been well analyzed by mainstream reporters, the so-called conservative media have been split down the middle by the Donald Trump  —  phenomenon.  Outlets like the Drudge Report, Breitbart and The Washington Times have been in loud …
Discussion: Daily Wire and The Resurgent
Daily Mail:
'It's a miracle': Virgin Mary statue ‘crying a single tear of blood’ prompts mass pilgrimage towards small Colombian town  —  Hundreds of ecstatic pilgrims are flocking to a statue of the Virgin Mary believed to be crying a single tear of blood.  —  Images of the statue with a red liquid dripping …
Michael Walsh / New York Post:
How corporate America bought Hillary Clinton for $21M  —  “Follow the money.”  That telling phrase, which has come to summarize the Watergate scandal, has been a part of the lexicon since 1976.  It's shorthand for political corruption: At what point do “contributions” become bribes …
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
Reid: ‘Hell no’ to VP pick from state with a Republican governor  —  must not pick a senator from a Republican-controlled state as her vice president, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid  —  (D-Nev.) warned Monday.  —  “If we have a Republican governor in any of those states …
Norah O'Donnell / CBS News:
Valerie Jarrett on unique “First Friend” role in Obama's White House  —  White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett explains the dynamics of being the president's close personal friend and his most trusted insider  —  The following is a script from “Valerie Jarrett” which aired on May 22, 2016.
Frank Newport / Gallup:
Republicans Paying More Attention to Election Than Democrats  —  PRINCETON, N.J. — Republicans continue to follow the news of the presidential election more closely than Democrats.  In mid-May, 47% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say they are following election news …
Discussion: Politicus USA and Politico
 
 
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Associated Press:
High Court Rejects Request to Reconsider Blagojevich Case
Discussion: Political Wire
Neil Munro / Breitbart:
Transgender Poll: Two-Thirds of Adults Back Donald Trump's K-12 Bathroom Policy
Fred Hiatt / Washington Post:
Obama's fatal fatalism in the Middle East
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Instapundit
Ta-Nehisi Coates / The Atlantic:
Study Finds Median Wealth For Single Black Women at $5
Tom Vanden Brook / USA Today:
Threat from Russian and Chinese warplanes mounts
Wall Street Journal:
Iraq Begins Assault on Islamic State in Fallujah
New York Times:
A Drumbeat of Multiple Shootings, but America Isn't Listening
Discussion: JustOneMinute
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The White House:
Statement by the President on the Death of Taliban Leader Mansur
Dylan Matthews / Vox:
Sweden pays parents for having kids — and it reaps huge benefits. Why doesn't the US?
Brady Dennis / Washington Post:
Proposed national park is a multimillion-dollar gift wrapped up in distrust
Discussion: RedState
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Facebook's Troubling One-Way Mirror
Discussion: BarbWire.com and Washington Post
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Recalling Hillary Clinton's claim of ‘landing under sniper fire’ in Bosnia
Discussion: the daily howler
Paul Sperry / New York Post:
The scandal in Washington no one is talking about
Discussion: Betsy's Page
Kristina Wong / The Hill:
Former Marine plans anti-Trump protest
Discussion: Heat Street
John Myers / Los Angeles Times:
Bernie Sanders supporters sue to have California's voter registration extended until election day