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9:25 AM ET, March 24, 2017

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New York Times:
A Brave Front, but Regrets?  On Health Bill, Trump Has a Few  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump, the author of “The Art of the Deal,” has been projecting his usual bravado in public this week about the prospects of repealing the Affordable Care Act.  Privately he is grappling with rare bouts of self-doubt.
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Dan Balz / Washington Post:
A postponed health-care vote, a big GOP embarrassment and no good options ahead  —  Thursday was supposed to be a glorious anniversary for President Trump and the Republicans.  Seven years after former president Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, Republicans were poised …
Discussion: Occupy Democrats and Politico
Adam Peck / ThinkProgress:
The White House may have skirted federal law to try and save its failing health care bill  —  Several official Twitter accounts lobbied Congress in support of the AHCA bill.  —  On Thursday morning, as the Trump administration frantically tried to save its deeply unpopular Affordable Care …
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
The Republican health-care proposal is breathtakingly unpopular
Axios:
The state of Trumpcare: Failure is an option
Discussion: Vox
Adam Davidson / New Yorker:
What the G.O.P. Doesn't Get About Who Pays for Health Care
Discussion: Daily Kos and Vox
Scott Wong / The Hill:
Trump threatens to leave ObamaCare in place if repeal bill fails
Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
Trump delivers ultimatum to House Republicans: Pass health-care measure on Friday or he'll move on
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
The Republican health care plan is totally nuts
Axios:
The new reality on Trump and the Freedom Caucus
Tami Luhby / CNNMoney:
Revised Republican health care bill is more costly, but doesn't insure more people
Discussion: CNN, Mediaite and WPMT FOX43
Josh Dawsey / Politico:
Trump demands Friday vote on health care plan
Tim Murphy / Mother Jones:
What's Missing From This Photo of Politicians Deciding the Future of Women's Health?
Fox News:
Potential ‘smoking gun’ showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says  —  Republican congressional investigators expect a potential “smoking gun” establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself …
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CNN:
Schiff: New evidence shows possible Trump-Russia collusion  —  Schiff: New Trump-Russia collusion evidence  —  Washington (CNN)The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is claiming that he has been presented with new information on collusion between associates of President Donald …
Discussion: CANNONFIRE and Political Wire
Mike Levine / ABC News:
Intel chair Devin Nunes unsure if Trump associates were directly surveilled  —  The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, R-Calif., does not know “for sure” whether President Donald Trump or members of his transition team were even on the phone calls or other communications …
Daniel Chaitin / Washington Examiner:
Bob Woodward: Obama officials possibly facing criminal charges for unmasking scheme  —  The Washington Post's Bob Woodward warned on Wednesday that there are people from the Obama administration who could be facing criminal charges for unmasking the names of Trump transition team members from surveillance of foreign officials.
Discussion: Fox News Insider and Balloon Juice
Peter Hoekstra / Wall Street Journal:
Did Obama Abuse Raw Intelligence?  —  I couldn't have seen those transcripts when I led the House intel committee.  —  By  —  It was remarkable when Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, revealed Wednesday that Trump campaign officials were caught up in the inadvertent collection of intelligence.
Discussion: The Hill and Washington Post
New York Times:
Rep. Nunes Is a Lapdog in a Watchdog Role  —  Representative Devin Nunes looked uneasy.  Mr. Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, was struggling on Monday to elicit details from James Comey, the F.B.I. director, about his explosive revelation that the bureau …
Discussion: MSNBC
Washington Post:
Shut down Nunes's investigation — and investigate him for leaking
Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon:   Intelligence Reports Reveal Improper Political Surveillance of Trump, Transition Team
John Nolte / Daily Wire:
Trump Is 100% Vindicated On Wiretapping, and 7 Other Things You Should Know
Matt Flegenheimer / New York Times:
Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination  —  WASHINGTON — Democrats signaled on Thursday that they would filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump's Supreme Court pick, setting up a showdown with Republicans who may be forced to change longstanding rules …
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John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
McCain Responds to Filibuster Threat: 'We're Going to Confirm Gorsuch'
Heritage Action for America:
“NO” ON AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ACT (H.R. 1628)  —  At some point, the House is expected to vote on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), which would partially repeal and replace various components of Obamacare.  The proposed legislation repeals a number of Obamacare provisions …
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Media Matters for America:
The Life Cycle Of A Donald Trump Lie  —  On March 4, President Donald Trump declared himself the victim of a scandal on the level of the the Watergate crimes that brought down President Richard Nixon.  In an early-morning tweetstorm apparently triggered by reading a Breitbart article …
Nicholas Bagley / The Incidental Economist:
Confusion over essential health benefits  —  Last night, House Republicans released the text of the final manager's amendment to the American Health Care Act, including changes to the rules governing the essential health benefits.  With these tweaks, the House hopes to pass the bill today.
Discussion: Balloon Juice and Mother Jones
Katie J.M. Baker / BuzzFeed:
A Former Student Says UC Berkeley's Star Philosophy Professor Groped Her And Watched Porn At Work  —  A lawsuit alleges UC Berkeley professor John R. Searle sexually harassed, assaulted, and retaliated against a former student and employee — and that the university did nothing to stop him.
Katie Pavlich / Townhall.com:
In Wake of Rockville Rape, School Superintendent Accuses Parents of Racism  —  In the wake of an alleged brutal rape at Rockville High School in Maryland by two illegal aliens last week, Montgomery County Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith is accusing parents of racism and xenophobia.
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Derek Hunter / Townhall.com:   Liberals Prefer Illegal Aliens Over Your Kids
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Scammers, the Scammed and America's Fate  —  Many people are horrified, and rightly so, by what passes for leadership in today's Washington.  And it's important to keep the horror of our political situation up front, to keep highlighting the lies, the cruelty, the bad judgment.
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Mulvaney: If Your State Doesn't Mandate Maternity Care, Change Your State  —  Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, one of the top administration officials who had been working to pass the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, on Friday morning brushed off concerns …
WikiLeaks:
Dark Matter  —  Today, March 23rd 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Dark Matter”, which contains documentation for several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac firmware (meaning the infection persists even if the operating system is re-installed) developed by the CIA's Embedded Development Branch (EDB).
 
 
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Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era
Lionel Barber / Financial Times:
Juncker warns Trump that anti-EU stance risks triggering Balkan war
Discussion: CNBC and Business Insider
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge:
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Discussion: Daily Wire
Wall Street Journal:
Trump, Tillerson Settle on No. 2 at State Department
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
A conservative news crack-up? Things just got real for some partisan personalities.
Associated Press:
Ivanka Trump: A White House force, just not an ‘employee’
Discussion: Politico
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Washington Post:
Gunman in Ukraine kills Putin foe in attack denounced as ‘state terrorism’
Discussion: Balloon Juice and The Guardian
Eli Stokols / Politico:
RNC paid intel firm for Clinton dirt
Discussion: Mediaite
Rick Perry / Houston Chronicle:
Did A&M shun due process in the name of ‘diversity’?