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6:55 PM ET, March 30, 2017

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New York Times:
2 White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports  —  WASHINGTON — A pair of White House officials played a role in providing Representative Devin Nunes of California, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, with the intelligence reports that showed President Trump …
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Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
White House shuffles West Wing staff after health bill collapse  —  Less than a week after suffering a stinging defeat on health care legislation, President Donald Trump shook up his West Wing staff on Thursday, dispatching one of his top aides to shore up an outside political group …
Associated Press:
Discussion: Politico
CNN:
White House staff shake-up comes in wake of health care debacle
Discussion: Daily Wire
CNN:   White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents
Conor Friedersdorf / Los Angeles Times:   Op-Ed Do you live in Devin Nunes' district? Pick up the phone and call his office immediately
Associated Press:
White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
Ashley Feinberg / Gizmodo:
This Is Almost Certainly James Comey's Twitter Account  —  Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton's emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI.  So it makes sense that the bureau's director, James Comey …
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Bloomberg:
McCain Seeks Last-Ditch Deal to Avoid ‘Nuclear’ Fight on Gorsuch  —  Republican senator says odds ‘overwhelmingly against’ a deal  —  GOP needs eight Democrats to advance Supreme Court nomination  —  Senator John McCain said Thursday he is talking to Democrats in hopes of reaching a …
Kurt Schlichter / Townhall.com:   Nuke 'Em 'Til They Glow
Lawrence Hurley / Reuters:
First two Democrats back Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick
Discussion: The Week
Brianna Ehley / Politico:
Pence breaks tie in Senate vote targeting Planned Parenthood funding  —  With a rare tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, the Senate on Thursday sent a bill to President Donald Trump's desk giving states permission to withhold federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
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Los Angeles Times:
Editorial Felony charges are a disturbing overreach for the duo behind the Planned Parenthood sting videos
Discussion: Mediaite and SARAH PALIN
Jeff Greenfield / Politico:
A Liberal Fantasy Ripped from a Hollywood Script
Discussion: Washington Monthly and The Week
Nicole Gaudiano / USA Today:
With Vice President Pence breaking tie, Senate moves against Planned Parenthood
Discussion: RedState and SARAH PALIN
Axios:
House GOP health care peacemaking deteriorates  —  There was an effort yesterday to get House GOP conservatives — the House Freedom Caucus and Republican Study Committee — to meet with GOP moderates — the Tuesday Group — to talk about a path forward after last week's failed health care effort.
Discussion: CNBC
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Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
Centrist group in House ‘will never’ meet with Freedom Caucus
Discussion: Politico, Political Wire and Axios
Glenn Thrush / New York Times:
‘We Must Fight Them’: Trump Goes After Conservatives of Freedom Caucus
David Ferguson / Raw Story:
‘Follow the trail of dead Russians’ if you want to crack 2016 election interference: Senate intel witness  —  Terrorism and espionage expert Clint Watts told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday that if they want to understand Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, then they need to “follow the trail of dead Russians.”
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CNBC:
Putin says claims that Russia interfered in US elections are ‘lies’
Raleigh News & Observer:
HB2 repeal compromise clears Senate, heads to House  —  RALEIGH  —  The state Senate on Thursday approved a compromise bill that repeals House Bill 2 but restricts future anti-discrimination ordinances in cities and counties.  —  Opposition and support for the bill did not fall along party lines in the 32-16 vote.
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Raleigh News & Observer:
Lawmakers vote Thursday on deal to repeal HB2
Christopher R. Barron / The Hill:
Forget the bathroom war — anti-gay Islamic extremists are real threat
Rep. Ken Buck / The Hill:
Governing means supporting AHCA  —  I supported the American Health Care Act last Friday because it was the right vote.  I didn't begin as a big fan, but I ended up satisfied that America needed this bill to start a process to repair our healthcare system.  —  Yes, I'm a conservative.
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Henry Aaron / New York Daily News:
Want to fix Obamacare? Here's how
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Emma Dumain / Post and Courier:
South Carolina U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford: Trump threatened to back primary challenger against me … WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of crumbling negotiations over the GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump said last week he wanted to oust incumbent U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in 2018.
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Maxwell Tani / Business Insider:
Time for some fame theory: Meet the eccentric liberal analyst whose unhinged tweetstorms have made him Twitter-famous  —  Eric Garland went to sleep on December 10 with 5,000 Twitter followers.  When he woke up the next day he had 30,000.  —  “It was pretty awesome,” Garland told Business Insider in an interview.
New York Times:
U.S. War Footprint Grows in Middle East, With No Endgame in Sight  —  BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United States launched more airstrikes in Yemen this month than during all of last year.  In Syria, it has airlifted local forces to front-line positions and has been accused of killing civilians in airstrikes.
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New York Times:
Trump Said to Ease Combat Rules in Somalia Intended to Protect Civilians
Kate Linthicum / Los Angeles Times:
Mexico's bargaining chips with Trump?  How about a corn boycott  —  In Iowa, the top corn-producing state, which exported 75% of its grain to Mexico last year, the Latin nation's threat to boycott such imports is cause for consternation.  (Brendan Hoffman / Getty Images)
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Nick Gutteridge / Daily Express:
EU could BREAK UP the US: Juncker in jaw-dropping threat to Trump over support for Brexit  —  EUROPEAN Union boss Jean-Claude Juncker this afternoon issued a jaw-dropping threat to the United States, saying he could campaign to break up the country in revenge for Donald Trump's supportive comments about Brexit.
Paul Wood / BBC:
Trump Russia dossier key claim ‘verified’  —  The BBC has learned that US officials “verified” a key claim in a report about Kremlin involvement in Donald Trump's election - that a Russian diplomat in Washington was in fact a spy.  —  So far, no single piece of evidence has been made public proving …
Decision Desk HQ:
Creating a National Precinct Map … In January 2011, I sent an email to the Washington State Democratic Party asking about precinct results from the 2008 presidential caucus race.  State party chairman Jaxon Ravens replied simply with the question, “Why would you want them?”
Discussion: Political Wire and NBC News
Olivia Beavers / The Hill:
GOP rep: Trump ‘not off to a great start’ on Benghazi documents  —  House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz  —  (R-Utah) said Thursday that the Trump administration is “not off to a great start” when it comes to working with his committee.  —  “A quick word about the Trump …
Discussion: RedState
Elizabeth Spiers / Washington Post:
I worked for Jared Kushner.  He's the wrong businessman to reinvent government.  —  How the New York Observer could predict the fate of the Office of American Innovation.  —  On my first day of work as the editor in chief of the New York Observer, which had been acquired five years earlier …
 
 
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Los Angeles Times:
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