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11:20 PM ET, June 3, 2016

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Theodore Schleifer / CNN:
Trump defends criticism of judge with Mexican heritage  —  Washington (CNN)Donald Trump on Friday vociferously defended his claims that a judge overseeing a lawsuit against Trump University is biased because of his Mexican heritage — pushing back against criticism that his objections are racist.
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Theodore Schleifer / CNN:
CNN's Ana Navarro tears into Trump over criticism of Mexican-American judge  —  Washington (CNN)Republican strategist and CNN contributor Ana Navarro excoriated Donald Trump on Friday for attacking a judge with Mexican heritage who is presiding over a lawsuit against Trump University.
Louis Nelson / Politico:
Paul Ryan's cold embrace of Trump  —  If there was any doubt that Paul Ryan's endorsement of Donald Trump was less than full-throated, he crushed it on Friday.  —  Less than 24 hours after Ryan announced that his “not ready” had become a “ready,” the House speaker ripped …
Lauren Fox / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Commentator Ana Navarro Calls Trump's Attacks On Judge ‘Disgusting’  —  In a roundtable on CNN Friday, commentator and GOP strategist Ana Navarro launched into an impassioned rebuttal of Donald Trump's recent comments against Latinos including his continued allusion to the Trump University judge's “Mexican” heritage.
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Trump: Mexican-Americans Not Really Americans  —  We've seen Trump building this argument for a while now.  But in an interview yesterday with The Wall Street Journal he made it yet more explicit.  Trump says that Judge Gonzalo Curiel has an “absolute conflict” in presiding …
Philip Klein / Washington Examiner:
Trump's attack on a judge's Mexican heritage is an attack on the American Idea
Alan Rappeport / New York Times:
Judge Under Fire From Donald Trump Was Targeted by Mexican Drug Cartel
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Paul Ryan: “I Completely Disagree” With Trump's Attack On Federal Judge
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Reuters:
Clinton opens up double-digit lead over Trump nationwide: Reuters/Ipsos poll  —  NEW YORK Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton has opened up a double-digit lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, regaining ground after the New York billionaire briefly tied her last month …
Discussion: RedState and Hot Air
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Lindsey Ellefson / Mediaite:
Trump Says Clinton Made Up Quotes About Him So She Provides Links to Every Single One  —  Yesterday, Hillary Clinton gave a speech on foreign policy that was a direct attack on Donald Trump, whose own foreign policy knowledge is lacking in such a way that CNN has now chosen to fact-check …
New York Post:   Clinton's warnings about Trump actually describe ... her
Associated Press:
Clinton Says Trump Has ‘Lowered the Bar’ Regarding Protests
Edgard Portela / NewsBusters:
Hillary Tells Univision Instead of a Wall, She Will Build a Bridge
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Statement on Emmett Rensin  —  On Thursday night, Emmett Rensin, the deputy editor of Vox's first person section, sent a series of tweets that, among other things, urged people to riot if Donald Trump comes to their town.  —  We at Vox do not take institutional positions on most questions …
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Matt Viser / BostonGlobe.com:
Reid reviews scenarios for filling Senate seat if Warren is VP pick  —  WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has been actively reviewing Massachusetts rules for filling a US Senate vacancy, another indication of the seriousness with which Democrats are gaming out the possibility …
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Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Source: Reid promoting Warren for VP
Discussion: Raw Story
Shane Goldmacher / Politico:   Hillary Clinton to begin collecting general election cash
Candace Smith / ABC News:
Reporter's Notebook: When an Anti-Donald Trump Protest Becomes a Mob  —  At this point, I have covered a year's worth of political rallies, first following Jeb Bush and now presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.  —  I know all too well the hallmarks of a Trump rally …
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John Hinderaker / Power LinePower Line:
Videos and Photos of Fascist Violence in San Jose
Washington Post:
Ugly, bloody scenes in San Jose as protesters attack Trump supporters outside rally
Neil Eggleston / Blog Daily Listings RSS:
President Obama Has Now Commuted the Sentences of 348 Individuals  —  Today, the President announced 42 additional grants of clemency to men and women serving years in prison under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws.  The individuals receiving a presidential commutation today …
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Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Obama commutes sentences of 42 prisoners
Media Matters for America:
The Hill Dumps Dick Morris After He Takes Job At National Enquirer  —  The Capitol Hill-based newspaper The Hill has dropped laughingstock Dick Morris as a columnist after he signed on with the National Enquirer as its chief political correspondent.  —  In a statement to Media Matters …
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Brian Ross / ABC News:
Trump University Script Tells Students to Inflate Income  —  A Trump University seminar presentation advised students to try to boost their credit card limit by inflating their annual income by $75,000, according to documents made public in federal court this week.
Discussion: Politico and New York Magazine
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Media Matters for America:
Bloomberg's Halperin Says Trump's Racist Attack On Judge Isn't “Racial” Because Mexican Isn't A Race  —  JOHN HEILEMANN (HOST): Let's just say this first of all, when Trump does what he did in that Tapper interview, and he did it over and over again, he kept calling Curiel a Mexican, right?
Corky Siemaszko / NBC News:
Muhammad Ali in ‘Grave Condition’ in Phoenix Hospital  —  Muhammad Ali Hospitalized, Family Gathering by His Bedside 1:39  —  Muhammad Ali is in “grave condition” in a Phoenix-area hospital, a well-informed source tells NBC News, as the boxing legend continues to battle a respiratory condition.
Scott Lemieux / Lawyers, Guns & Money:
Rarely Has An Argument Refuted Itself So Comprehensively  —  The headline is...instructive: … You must know a lot of really dumb, or at least really uninformed, people.  I'm reminded of one of our commenters, who is fond of citing all of his unnamed friends and colleagues who totally agree …
Chris Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Rose McGowan Calls Out ‘X-Men’ Billboard That Shows Jennifer Lawrence Being Strangled  —  “There is a major problem when the men and women at 20th Century Fox think casual violence against women is the way to market a film.”  —  As 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse stormed theaters over the long weekend …
Guy Kovner / Santa Rosa Press-Democrat:
Skydiving outfit in contact with Bernie Sanders' campaign for Cloverdale rally  —  Cloverdale, Sonoma County's northernmost city, was abuzz with excitement Thursday over presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' planned rally Friday at the town's airport.  But just how he will arrive was the subject of rampant speculation.
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Nikki Haley links Trump's rhetoric to Charleston church shooting  —  South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is sharpening her criticism of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump  —  , linking his rhetoric to the 2015 shooting at a black church in Charleston, S.C.
 
 
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Patrick Howley / Breitbart:
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New York Daily News:
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Daily Mail:
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Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Judge demands to see Clinton aide's immunity deal
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