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3:10 PM ET, February 11, 2019

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Pelosi Press / Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
Democratic Leadership Statement on Anti-Semitic Comments of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar  —  Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján, Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries and Caucus Vice Chair Katherine Clark issued …
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Washington Post:
Jewish House Democrats urge Pelosi to denounce Ilhan Omar for ‘hateful tropes’ in tweets  —  Two Jewish House Democrats, alarmed by what they view as anti-Semitic comments from new Muslim colleagues, are urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants to denounce the divisive rhetoric and take action to stop it.
John Bresnahan / Politico:
Ilhan Omar ignites new anti-Semitism controversy with comments on AIPAC  —  Freshman Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar ignited a new controversy on Sunday night when she suggested GOP support for Israel is driven by campaign donations from a prominent pro-Israel group.
J Street:   Weaponization and Oversimplification of Israel Debate Must End
Batya Ungar-Sargon / The Forward:
Ilhan Omar Tweeted Something Anti-Semitic. Again.
Discussion: National Review, Townhall and Hot Air
Sam Westrop / Islamist Watch:
Ilhan Omar to Speak Alongside Charity Official who Praised Killing of Jews
Discussion: Daily Wire and twitchy.com
Maeve Reston / CNN:
Harris takes on questions about her ‘blackness’  —  (CNN)Sen. Kamala Harris directly confronted critics Monday who have questioned her black heritage, her record incarcerating minorities as a prosecutor and her decision to marry a white man.  —  In an interview with The Breakfast Club hosts DJ Envy …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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CNN:
Kamala Harris supported 2008 San Francisco policy that reported arrested undocumented juveniles to ICE  —  Kamala Harris defends her record on criminal justice  —  (CNN)As district attorney of San Francisco, Kamala Harris supported a city policy that required law enforcement to turn …
Jackie Kucinich / The Daily Beast:
Kamala Harris' A.G. Office Tried to Keep Inmates Locked Up for Cheap Labor  —  Lawyers for California also argued that allowing certain inmates to be paroled early would deplete a program that allowed prisons to fight wildfires.  —  Jackie Kucinich  —  Ordered to reduce the population …
Katie Galioto / Politico:
Kamala Harris calls for marijuana legalization: ‘I think it gives a lot of people joy’  —  Sen. Kamala Harris called for the legalization of marijuana at a federal level in a Monday morning interview, making her the latest 2020 contender to weigh in on an issue that has become front-and-center as the presidential campaign season begins.
Marianne LeVine / Politico:
Republicans gush over Klobuchar  —  Amy Klobuchar has an unusual constituency behind her as she launches her run for president: Senate Republicans.  —  In a Democratic caucus filled with presidential hopefuls taking a hard line against Donald Trump's presidency, the Minnesota senator's brand of pragmatic politics stands out.
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Brian Schwartz / CNBC:   Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar will reject corporate PAC money in 2020 bid
Kate Sullivan / CNN:
CNN to host Amy Klobuchar at 2020 town hall
Discussion: Daily Wire, Breitbart and The Week
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Amy Klobuchar launches her 2020 bid with a Wisconsin dig at Hillary Clinton
Discussion: NBC News, The Daily Caller and The Week
David Leonhardt / New York Times:   Trump's Nightmare Opponents
Ben Geman / Axios:
The climate lines worth noting from Amy Klobuchar's 2020 launch
Wall Street Journal:
National Enquirer Publisher Asked Justice Department for Advice on Saudi Connection  —  American Media inquired about having to register as foreign agent after publishing glossy magazine promoting Saudi Arabia and its new crown prince  —  The dust-up between Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos …
New Yorker:
Private Mossad for Hire  —  Inside a plot to influence American elections, starting with one small-town race.  —  One evening in 2016, a twenty-five-year-old community-college student named Alex Gutiérrez was waiting tables at La Piazza Ristorante Italiano, an upscale restaurant in Tulare, in California's San Joaquin Valley.
Erick Erickson / The Resurgent:
I'll Be Voting for President Trump and Vice President Pence in 2020  —  This week in 2016, I declared I would be “Never Trump.”  A friend suggested I use a hashtag that had started circulating on Twitter, i.e #NeverTrump.  The piece exploded and pushed me into a whirlwind of coverage.
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Cabot Phillips / Campus Reform:
VIDEO: Students all about Ocasio-Cortez's ‘Green New Deal’...then find out what's in it  — Campus Reform's Cabot Phillips traveled to the University of Miami to find out what students thought of it.  —  Last week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled her long-awaited “Green New Deal …
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Joe Concha / The Hill:
Fact-checker: Ocasio-Cortez's ‘doctored documents’ claim ‘misleading,’ but gets no Pinocchios
Discussion: Vox, Daily Wire and twitchy.com
Washington Post:
Ocasio-Cortez retracts erroneous information about ‘Green New Deal’ backed by 2020 Democratic candidates
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Daily Wire
Alex Roarty / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
‘Weaker candidate than Hillary’: Democrats cast deep doubt on Biden's 2020 value  —  Joe Biden is everything a Democratic political consultant should love: He's experienced, well-liked, and his poll numbers look great against Donald Trump.  —  And yet many party strategists have a bleak assessment …
Discussion: Breitbart and Daily Wire
Steve Contorno / Tampa Bay Times:
Rick Scott won't put his wealth in a blind trust anymore  —  TAMPA — U.S. Sen. Rick Scott will no longer keep his vast wealth in a blind trust, like he did during his eight years as Florida's governor.  —  Instead, Scott said he will report his assets to the public in annual financial …
Discussion: Political Wire
Laura Vozzella / Washington Post:
‘Everyone deserves to be heard,’ Fairfax says in interview as Democrats explored impeachment  —  RICHMOND — Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) said he will not step down and will preside over the Senate Monday regardless of any attempts to remove him from office amid allegations that he sexually assaulted two women.
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Associated Press:
Clamor for ousters of top Democrats slows in Virginia
Discussion: Axios
David Mark / Washington Examiner:
Justin Fairfax placed on leave by his law firm after rape allegation
Jeffrey Toobin / New Yorker:
Roger Stone's and Jerome Corsi's Time in the Barrel  —  Why the mismatched operatives matter to Trump—and to the Mueller investigation.  —  Roger Stone's house, in Fort Lauderdale, is situated between a quiet street and one of the city's canals, which are the only feature Fort Lauderdale shares with its Italian sister city, Venice.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA, Raw Story and Mediaite
BBC:
Russia considers ‘unplugging’ from internet  —  Russia is considering whether to disconnect from the global internet briefly, as part of a test of its cyber-defences.  —  The test will mean data passing between Russian citizens and organisations stays inside the nation rather than being routed internationally.
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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Russia to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test
Discussion: Gizmodo and Shakesville
Nic Rowan / Washington Free Beacon:
Tlaib Wrote Op-Ed for Farrakhan in 2006  —  Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) wrote in 2006 an op-ed for the Final Call, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's publication known for espousing anti-Semitism.  —  Tlaib's piece focused on how legal immigrants should not be deported for minor criminal offenses …
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Beds and barriers at issue, as Washington barrels toward another shutdown  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  OK, WELL WE'RE NOW IN A SHUTDOWN WEEK.  Negotiations between Republicans and Democrats have broken down, and they are on the brink of being beyond repair.
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Lachlan Markay / The Daily Beast:
Mistress' Brother Leaked Bezos' Racy Texts to Enquirer, Sources Say
Jose A. Del Real / New York Times:
California Is Expected to Pull National Guard Troops Out of Border Duty  —  LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom of California is expected on Monday to withdraw nearly 400 of his state's National Guard troops from deployment along the border with Mexico and assign them to other duties, according to aides to the governor.
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Kathleen Ronayne / Associated Press:
California governor to draw down guard troops at border
Discussion: Townhall
Anna Brown / Pew Research Center:
About a third of Americans say blackface in a Halloween costume is acceptable at least sometimes  —  A slight majority of Americans (53%) think it is generally unacceptable for a white person to use makeup to darken their skin to appear to be a different race as part of a Halloween costume …
Erica Orden / CNN:
Trump Foundation says NY AG's comments show lawsuit is political  —  New NY attorney general vows to target Trump  —  New York (CNN)Attorneys for the Donald J. Trump Foundation accused the New York attorney general's office of political motivation in its civil lawsuit against the nonprofit …
Discussion: BuzzFeed News
 
 
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Josh Kovensky / Talking Points Memo:
Mueller Team Believes Potential Trump Pardon Tainted Manafort's Cooperation
Discussion: Political Wire
CNBC:
Average tax refunds are down 8.4% in the wake of Trump tax cuts
Discussion: Shareblue Media and Splinter
J.D. Simkins / Military Times:
Meal, Ready-to-Trump: MRE package bears striking resemblance to president — and Kanye?
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David Edwards / Raw Story:
Fox & Friends host says he hasn't washed hands in 10 years: 'Germs are not a real thing — I can't see them'
Discussion: Contemptor and Splinter
Washington Post:
Devastated by one shutdown, dreading the next
Lissandra Villa / BuzzFeed News:
Rep. Seth Moulton Is Thinking About Running For President
Discussion: Townhall, The Hill and NTK Network