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6:20 PM ET, June 15, 2016

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Scott Clement / Washington Post:
Negative views of Donald Trump just hit a new campaign high: 7 in 10 Americans  —  In the latest sign Americans are dreading their general election options — and particularly one of them — negative views of Donald Trump have surged to their highest level of the 2016 campaign, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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John McCormick / Bloomberg:
Favorability of Trump's GOP Lowest in Bloomberg Poll's History  —  Just 32 percent of Americans view the Republican Party favorably as it prepares to formally nominate Donald Trump for president, the latest Bloomberg Politics national poll shows, the lowest level recorded since the poll's inception in September 2009.
ABC News:
Trump's Unfavorables Spike, But Clinton's Challenged, Too (POLL)  —  Seven in 10 Americans see Donald Trump unfavorably in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, up 10 points in just the past month to a new high since he announced his candidacy for president.  But Hillary Clinton reached a new high for unfavorability as well, 55 percent.
Leslie Odom Jr / CBS News:
Gauging Americans' views on Orlando mass shooting  —  By Anthony Salvanto, Fred Backus, Sarah Dutton andJennifer De Pinto  —  A majority of Americans view the mass shooting over the weekend in Orlando, Florida as both an act of terrorism and a hate crime.  They are divided over whether U …
John McCormick / Bloomberg:   Warren Is Top V.P. Pick for Clinton Supporters, Gingrich for Trump
Charles Franklin / Marquette Law School Poll:
New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading; majorities have negative views of presidential candidates
Patrick Howley / Breitbart:
Hillary Clinton Received Secret Memo Stating Obama Admin ‘Support’ for ISIS  —  WASHINGTON, DC — Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group that became the Islamic State.
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Justin Fishel / ABC News:
Donald Trump Pushes Conspiracy Theory That Obama Supports ISIS
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Trump tweets story claiming ‘secret memo’ shows Obama supports ISIS
Discussion: New York Magazine and Althouse
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
Trump Tweets Story Claiming There's a ‘Secret Memo’ Of Obama Supporting ISIS
Discussion: The Hill and Business Insider
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Democrats mount gun control filibuster  —  Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) launched a talking filibuster on the Senate floor — which was quickly joined by fellow Democrats — in an effort to pressure Republicans to accept legislation that would deny suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms and require universal background checks.
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NRA-ILA:
NRA Statement on Terror Watchlists  —  Fairfax, Va.— The executive director of the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement regarding terror watchlists:  —  We are happy to meet with Donald Trump.  The NRA's position on this issue has not changed.
Nick Gass / Politico:
Trump to meet with NRA about banning gun sales for terror watch list
Scott Fais / mynews13.com:
Mateen to News 13 producer: 'I'm the shooter.  It's me.'  —  Matthew Gentili, a producer at News 13, took a call from someone who claimed to be Omar Mateen, 45 minutes after the shooting at Pulse had begun.  —  ORLANDO —  In the midst of the chaos early Sunday morning at Pulse nightclub …
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Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Dem senator: Anti-LGBT laws helped fuel Orlando shooter
Discussion: MSNBC and Washington Times
Kenneth R. Timmerman / The Hill:
Political correctness to blame for Orlando massacre
Discussion: Politico
Marc Caputo / Politico:
Exclusive: Rubio friend greenlights reelection bid  —  Friends for 20 years, Marco Rubio and Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera were at the scene of the Orlando massacre on Sunday when they had an unusually frank conversation about their political futures.
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Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
Marco Rubio says he will reconsider leaving Senate  —  Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who pledged for months not to seek re-election to the Senate as he waged an ill-fated campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, said Wednesday that he is rethinking that decision and could enter the race as soon as next week.
Jeffrey Goldberg / The Atlantic:
What Obama Actually Thinks About Radical Islam  —  It is not a new practice for critics of President Obama to question his commitment to the fight against Islamist terrorism, but Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has cast doubt on Obama's commitment to this struggle in uniquely florid and bizarre ways.
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Erica Werner / Associated Press:
‘Highly offensive’: GOP lawmakers distance selves from Trump
Discussion: NBC News and Washington Post
Michael Goodwin / New York Post:
Obama's tantrum a striking display of failed leadership
Discussion: The Last Tradition
New York Times:
The Corrosive Politics That Threaten L.G.B.T. Americans  —  As families began planning funerals for the victims of Sunday's rampage at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., gay Americans mourned a loss that extended beyond the lives cut short.  —  Omar Mateen shattered the tenuous …
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Ovetta Wiggins / Washington Post:
Gov. Larry Hogan says he doesn't plan to vote for Donald Trump  —  Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said emphatically Wednesday that he does not plan to vote for Donald Trump, his party's presumptive — and divisive — presidential nominee.  —  Although the first-term governor has repeatedly said he does …
Maria Satira / WNCT-TV:
Female veteran responds to note left on car  —  CONCORD, N.C. (WNCT) - A woman's social media post goes viral when she responds to a note left on her car after she parked in a space dedicated to veterans.  —  Rebecca Landis Hayes was parked at a Harris Teeter in Concord this week and walked outside to find a note left on her car.
Gawker:
This Looks Like the DNC's Hacked Trump Oppo File  —  A 200+ page document that appears to be a Democratic anti-Trump playbook compiled by the Democratic National Committee has leaked online following this week's report that the DNC was breached by Russian hackers.
CNN:
Alligator grabs toddler, drags him into lagoon at Disney hotel, police say  —  Lake Buena Vista, Florida (CNN)An alligator grabbed a 2-year-old boy and dragged him into a lagoon Tuesday night at a Disney hotel near Orlando as his father desperately tried to save him.
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Nolan D. McCaskill / Politico:
Trump tells GOP leaders to ‘get tougher’  —  Donald Trump on Wednesday singled out Republican leaders, explicitly telling them to get tougher, sharper, smarter and quiet.  —  The presumptive Republican presidential nominee during an Atlanta rally threatened to win in November with or without …
Kristin Murphy / KSL-TV:
Lt. Gov. Cox speaks at vigil for Orlando: ‘My heart has changed’  —  SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox addressed a vigil held Monday night to honor the victims and survivors of the mass shooting in Orlando.  Here is a transcript of his remarks:  —  Ladies and Gentlemen,
Ariela Gross / Wall Street Journal:
Orlando Mass Shooting Not Deadliest in American History  —  Ariela Gross is the John B. & Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law & History at USC Gould School of Law and author of “What Blood Won't Tell: A History of Race on Trial in America.”  She is on Twitter as @arielagross.
Dan McLaughlin / National Review:
How Bad Are Trump's National Polls?  Some History.  —  National polls remain a less-than-ideal way to measure the presidential horserace, but they are often the quickest way to compare where today's race stands to campaigns of the past.  We can compare where Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stand right …
Tom Teodorczuk / Heat Street:
Milo Yiannopoulos has been suspended from Twitter.  —  The controversial conservative flame-thrower was booted off the social networking site Wednesday for reasons that have yet to be determined, though Milo has been under fierce attack from Muslims for his criticism of the left for “choosing Islam over gays.”
Jonathan Swan / The Hill:
Top conservatives meet at secret dinner to discuss Cruz's future  —  attended a confidential dinner with more than 20 top conservatives on Tuesday night to plan his comeback as a movement leader in the mold of Ronald Reagan.  —  The dinner was at the Virginia home of conservative activist Brent Bozell …
Discussion: Political Wire
 
 
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Weekly Standard:
Three GOP Senators Condemn Trump's Comment that U.S. Soldiers Stole Money in Iraq
Discussion: Politico and Heat Street
Associated Press:
Obama, Dalai Lama Anger China With White House Meeting
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
Naomi Jagoda / The Hill:
House committee votes to censure IRS head
Discussion: Hot Air
Judicial Watch:
“Islamic Refugee” With Gas Pipeline Plans Arrested in New Mexico Border County
Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
GOP ObamaCare replacement will leave out key dollar figures
The Daily Caller:
Howard Stern's Epic Gun Rant: The Wolves Are Attacking, And The Sheep Are Disarming!
Matthew DeFour / madison.com:
New Marquette poll: Clinton leads Trump, Feingold leads Johnson in Wisconsin
Discussion: Washington Post and Political Wire
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Discussion: Instapundit
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Main Street to Washington: A train ride through division
David Cay Johnston / The Daily Beast:
New Evidence Donald Trump Didn't Pay Taxes
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
Bill Clinton: More people would have died if clubgoers were armed