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9:00 AM ET, March 24, 2019

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Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Pelosi tells Dems she'll reject highly classified briefing on Mueller findings  —  Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats on Saturday she'll rebuff any efforts by the Justice Department to reveal details of special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in a highly classified setting …
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Washington Post:
The battle over the Mueller report begins as Trump allies claim victory  —  The political showdown over the Russia investigation that could reshape the remainder of President Trump's term began in earnest Saturday even before the special counsel's conclusions were known to the public …
Discussion: Raw Story, Vox, VICE News and Refinery29
New York Times:
At Democratic Campaign Events, Mueller Report Is Barely Mentioned  —  RYE, N.H. — For Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday, it wasn't quite campaigning as usual after the delivery of a long-awaited report from the special counsel roiled Washington over the weekend.  But it was pretty close.
JM Rieger / Washington Post:
After claiming ‘no collusion’ at least 231 times, Trump says nothing about the end of the Mueller investigation
Discussion: Fox News and Power Line
Associated Press:   Barr scours Trump-Russia report to see how much to open
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pelosi rejects any classified briefings on Mueller report
Chris Megerian / Los Angeles Times:
Atty. Gen. William Barr not ready to share Mueller's ‘principal conclusions’ in Russia probe with Congress
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Neal Kumar Katyal / Washington Post:
I wrote the special counsel rules.  The attorney general can — and should — release the Mueller report.
Discussion: The Week, New York Times, Vox and Splinter
Hate Inc.:
It's official: Russiagate is this generation's WMD  —  The Iraq war faceplant damaged the reputation of the press.  Russiagate just destroyed it  —  Note to readers: in light of news that Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation is complete, I'm releasing this chapter of Hate Inc. early, with a few new details added up top.
Benjamin Wittes / Lawfare:
How to Understand the End of the Mueller Investigation (Hint: You Can't Yet)  —  I have a confession: I don't understand the reaction to the news of the Mueller investigation's end.  I don't understand the evident glee among some of the president's defenders.  I don't understand the gloom among some of the president's critics.
Joseph Ax / Reuters:
Democrat Gillibrand to deliver 2020 White House launch speech outside NY Trump hotel  —  (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will deliver a fiery first speech as an official presidential candidate in New York City on Sunday, calling U.S. President Donald Trump a “coward” …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
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Mary Papenfuss / HuffPost:
Trump Has Slapped His Brand On Images Of The White House To Sell At His Trump Store
Manu Raju / CNN:
Kushner provides documents to House Judiciary in obstruction probe
Discussion: The Hill and Axios
Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
‘There needs to be a reckoning’ for those who spread Russia collusion narrative: Mollie Hemingway  —  Those who spent the last two years pushing the narrative that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential election need to be held accountable, the Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway argued Friday.
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Roger Kimball / Spectator USA:   The vast attempt to undo the 2016 election has failed
Washington Post:
‘If you took it all in in one day, it would kill you’: What Mueller's investigation has already revealed
Katelyn Polantz / CNN:
Prosecutors suggest Paul Manafort may be trying to get $1 million out of his forfeiture  —  Can Manafort's sentence be challenged in court?  —  (CNN)Prosecutors suspect Paul Manafort might be trying to secretly claw back about a million dollars he agreed to hand over to the government …
Discussion: Raw Story
David Nather / Axios:
The great political parachute  —  Sure, the market for Democratic presidential candidates is getting a little saturated.  So why are some Democrats still thinking of jumping in?  Because there's almost never a downside to running.  —  The big picture: It doesn't have to be someone …
Stars & Stripes:
Defense Department identifies two soldiers killed in Afghanistan  —  KABUL, Afghanistan — The Department of Defense on Saturday identified the two soldiers who died Friday in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations.  —  The deceased
Discussion: Townhall and Task & Purpose
Chelsea Janes / Washington Post:
Kamala Harris makes a point in Houston: It's not just O'Rourke and Sanders who can draw crowds  —  HOUSTON — Sen. Kamala D. Harris made the first major policy announcement of her campaign Saturday, promising to use federal dollars to boost teachers' salaries as she spoke to a boisterous crowd at Texas Southern University.
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Joseph Berger / New York Times:
Rafi Eitan, Israeli Spymaster Who Caught Eichmann, Is Dead at 92  —  Rafi Eitan, the canny Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina and many years later was unmasked as the handler of Jonathan Jay Pollard, the American Navy intelligence analyst …
The Guardian:
Palestinian writer has fingers smashed in Gaza beating  —  Publisher says Atef Abu Saif, also a spokesperson for Fatah, almost killed by masked men  —  Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem and Hazem Balousha in Gaza  —  A UK publisher has condemned an attack by masked men in Gaza on a Palestinian writer …
Washington Post:
‘A punch in the gut’: Farmers hit by tariffs see crops swept away by flood  —  SIDNEY, Iowa — His farm is still cut off by floodwaters, so Iowa soybean farmer Pat Sheldon had to view the damage from the air.  On a helicopter ride over what seemed like an endless stretch of water …
Discussion: Econbrowser
Isabel Vincent / New York Post:
Ocasio-Cortez still hasn't paid tax bill from failed business venture  —  Democratic darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez still hasn't paid a six-year-old tax bill left over from a failed business venture.  —  Weeks after The Post alerted the freshman Congresswoman's office to the outstanding tax lien …
 
 
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Lizzie Dearden / The Independent:
Islamophobic incidents rocket by 600% in UK during week after New Zealand terror attack
Trevor Aaronson / The Intercept:
Violent Far-Right Extremists Are Rarely Prosecuted as Terrorists
David Remnick / New Yorker:
It's Mueller Time  —  The special counsel's report is in …
Mark Horowitz / New York Times:
The Case for Aipac  —  Critics say that the pro-Israel group …
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Democrats are conspiring to reelect Trump
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Greg Mankiw / Greg Mankiw's Blog:
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Matthew Keys / The Desk:
Federal prosecutors charge Marco Gaudino with one count of conspiracy for allegedly giving Tim Burke credentials to access systems used by Fox News and others

Aaron Fritschner / @fritschner:
[Thread] Uri Berliner's essay on NPR bias has significant problems, including verifiable falsehoods, flawed arguments, and questionable voter registration data

Dylan Byers / @dylanbyers:
Sources: former Disney TV chief Ben Sherwood and former Hearst Magazines exec Joanna Coles will buy a 49% stake in The Daily Beast; Barry Diller will retain 51%

 
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