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2:40 PM ET, June 23, 2016

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Alex Pareene / Gawker:
The Democrats Are Boldly Fighting For a Bad, Stupid Bill  —  After Democrats in the Senate staged a filibuster in support of gun control measures, their colleagues in the House have begun a “sit-in” aimed at embarrassing Republicans into allowing a vote on a measure that would restrict …
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The Hill:
House GOP starts recess early, sidestepping Dems' sit-in  —  House GOP leaders opted to send lawmakers home a day early for a holiday recess as Democrats threatened to stretch a widely publicized sit-in over gun control into a days-long demonstration.  —  The House adjourned for the Independence …
Ross K. Baker / USA Today:
Democrats launch a toddler-ocracy: Column  —  Moral outrage is fine, but Democrats are being childish.  —  Legislation by tantrum.  That's what the Democratic sit-in in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives amounts to.  You don't get what you want, as devoutly as you believe …
Discussion: Instapundit
New York Times:
House Democrats' Gun-Control Sit-In Turns Into Chaotic Showdown With Republicans
Matthew Nussbaum / Politico:
House drops Confederate Flag ban for veterans cemeteries
Discussion: Hullabaloo
BostonGlobe.com:
Paul Ryan, what are you afraid of?
Raw Story:   Democrats wind down gun violence ‘sit in’ after occupying House
Heather Caygle / Politico:
Democrats end guns sit-in
Discussion: ABC News and The Week
Neetzan Zimmerman / The Hill:
WATCH LIVE: House Dems' sit-in enters second day with no end in sight
Discussion: ABC News, Raw Story and Campus Reform
USA Today:
House Democrats stage sit-in, shut down chamber over gun legislation
Associated Press:   The Latest: House GOP says electronic devices still banned
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Supreme Court deadlocks, thwarting Obama's immigration actions  —  The Supreme Court has thwarted President Barack Obama's drive to expand his executive actions on immigration by making as many as five million immigrants currently in the U.S. illegally eligible for quasi-legal status and work permits.
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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action admissions
Discussion: ABC News, Politico, Rewire and The Root
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
For Obama, Supreme Court Defeat Upends a Legacy on Immigration
Discussion: BizPac Review
Nick Gass / Politico:
Obama slams ‘frustrating,’ ‘heartbreaking’ Supreme Court immigration decision
Discussion: ABC News and The Week
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court won't revive Obama plan to shield illegal immigrants from deportation
Holly Yan / CNN:
Shooting at German cinema leaves 25 injured  —  German public TV: Shooter injured 25 at cinema  —  (CNN)A mass shooting at a cinema in Viernheim, Germany, has left at least 25 people injured, German public TV reported Thursday.  —  Viernheim is in western Germany, near Frankfurt.
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Fox News:
German police storm movie theater, kill suspected gunman
Sabato's Crystal Ball:
The Electoral College: Map No. 2  —  Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose  —  Some of our readers may recall that the Crystal Ball published its first 2016 Electoral College map at the end of March.  It was somewhat controversial — at least judging by many of the reactions we received.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
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David Wasserman / FiveThirtyEight:
The Clinton Campaign Seems To Think Pennsylvania Is In The Bag
Bloomberg:
The ‘Anti-Business’ President Who's Been Good for Business  —  Obama on free trade, regulating banks, and why his daughters won't work for Wall Street. … BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: The stock market has tripled.  Profits are very high.  And yet you still have this label of being an anti-business figure.
Michelle Goldberg / Slate:
Trump's Speech About Hillary Was Terrifyingly Effective  —  He left the clown act to his surrogates, mixed in a truth or two among the lies, and zeroed in on what people hate about Clinton.  —  Donald Trump's Wednesday morning speech about Hillary Clinton's record is probably the most unnervingly effective one he has ever given.
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
For Trump, Almost Normal
Discussion: bradford-delong.com
Gabriel Debenedetti / Politico:
Kaine rises to top of Clinton's veep list  —  Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is emerging as the leading candidate atop Hillary Clinton's vice presidential short list, according to Democratic allies and operatives close to the campaign.  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren and HUD Secretary Julian Castro …
Baltimore Sun:
Freddie Gray case: Judge to issue verdict in Officer Caesar Goodson trial  —  (Kevin Richardson/Baltimore Sun video) … A Baltimore judge is expected to issue a verdict in the second-degree murder trial of police Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. on Thursday morning.
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CBS News:
Freddie Gray case: Caesar Goodson cleared of all charges
Discussion: Hit & Run and The Week
Louis Nelson / Politico:
Hillary Clinton racks up business endorsements  —  A group of major business leaders endorsed Hillary Clinton on Thursday in the wake of back-to-back speeches extolling her economic vision and slamming that of her opponent, Donald Trump.  —  The list includes current and former executives …
Discussion: Business Insider
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David McCabe / The Hill:
After firestorm, Facebook training employees to check political biases
Discussion: Heat Street and The Verge
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Presidential Race Knotted in NC; Senate Race Close  —  North Carolina was the second closest state in the country for President in both 2008 and 2012, and PPP's newest poll finds it remains similarly competitive this time around.  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are dead even at 43% …
Discussion: Political Wire
New York Times:
Despite Campaign Woes, Donald Trump Flies to Scotland to Tend to Business Interests  —  AYRSHIRE, Scotland — His campaign is desperately short of cash.  He has struggled to hire staff.  Influential Republicans are demanding that he demonstrate he can run a serious general election campaign.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Corey Lewandowski to join CNN  —  Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is joining CNN as a political commentator, according to a source familiar with the arrangement.  —  It's a salaried position and will make Lewandowski exclusive to CNN, effective immediately.
Matthew J. Belvedere / CNBC:
Trump forgives $50 million in loans to his campaign: Trump finance chief  —  Steve Mnuchin, Trump national finance chair, discusses Donald Trump's fundraising strategy, including online donations.  —  Donald Trump has forgiven $50 million in loans he made to his campaign …
Bernie Sanders / Washington Post:
Bernie Sanders: Here's what we want  —  My supporters and I want real change in this country.  —  As we head toward the Democratic National Convention, I often hear the question, “What does Bernie want?”  Wrong question.  The right question is what the 12 million Americans who voted for a political revolution want.
Discussion: Grist and Reuters
Marco Rubio for US Senate:
Why I'm Running  —  In politics, admitting you've changed your mind is not something most people like to do.  But here it goes.  —  I have decided to seek reelection to the United States Senate.  —  I understand my opponents will try to use this decision to score political points against me.
 
 
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