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Steven Shepard / Politico:
Poll: Trump approval sinks 5 points after Mueller report, tying all-time low  —  President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped 5 points, equaling his presidency's low-water mark, since last week's release of the special counsel report into the 2016 election, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll.
Discussion: The Week
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Matthew Choi / Politico:
Trump's Monday night retweeting blitz  —  President Donald Trump undertook a retweeting blitz on Monday night, surfacing 24 posts in about 30 minutes that went back as far as a year and covered topics from the Mueller report to Easter festivities at the White House.
Washington Post:
Sen. Kamala Harris says she supports impeaching Trump
Discussion: Politico, Fox News and Breitbart
Washington Post:
Constraints on presidency being redefined in Trump era, report fallout shows
CBS News:
House Democratic leaders urge caution on impeachment as members plot way forward
Kristine Phillips / USA Today:   After Mueller report, House panel subpoenas former Trump White House Counsel Don McGahn
New York Times:
Sri Lanka Was Warned of Possible Attacks.  Why Didn't It Stop Them?  —  COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The confidential security memo laid it all out: names, addresses, phone numbers, even the times in the middle of the night that one suspect would visit his wife.  —  In the days leading …
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Washington Post:
Christianity under attack?  Sri Lanka church bombings stoke far-right anger in the West.  —  Sunday's bombings in Sri Lanka marked the country's deadliest violence in a decade, leaving 290 dead and more than 500 injured.  But the attacks, which targeted a religious minority …
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Mueller's findings: Too stupid to conspire.  Too incompetent to obstruct.  —  I learned the hard way that predictions are perilous in the current age: I literally ate a column asserting that Republicans would never nominate Donald Trump for president.  —  So please forgive this victory lap …
Discussion: Raw Story and Rolling Stone
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Eric Tucker / Associated Press:   AP FACT CHECK: Mueller interviewed many close to president
Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a ‘Useful Idiot’
Discussion: CNN and New York Times
Astead W. Herndon / New York Times:
Kamala Harris Proposes Executive Orders on Gun Control  —  Senator Kamala Harris of California, the former prosecutor who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, on Monday committed to a host of executive actions to implement gun control measures that have long failed to pass in Congress.
Discussion: JustOneMinute
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Chelsea Janes / Washington Post:
Harris promises to impose new gun rules if Congress won't
Discussion: Breitbart
David Siders / Politico:
Biden, Beto falter in new progressive straw poll  —  Bernie Sanders has solidified his front-runner standing among members of the progressive political action committee Democracy for America, while Joe Biden and Beto O'Rourke have both fallen back sharply, according to the group's latest straw poll.
Discussion: Political Wire and Axios
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Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
Bernie Sanders says Boston Marathon bomber, sexual assaulters should be allowed to vote
Discussion: Breitbart
NBC News:   Sanders releases internal poll showing lead over Trump in PA, WI and MI
CNN:
White House tells official not to comply with Democratic subpoena over security clearances  —  (CNN)The White House has instructed a former official who was in charge of the security clearance process to not comply with a House subpoena demanding his appearance for an interview …
Discussion: Political Wire and The Week
Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
Klobuchar has ‘please clap’ moment, says CNN's Chris Cuomo ‘creeping’ over shoulder during town hall  —  2020 presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., saw a couple of viral moments during a televised town hall on Monday night.  —  The first: what critics and analysts have called her “please clap” moment.
Discussion: Breitbart
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Stephanie Murray / Politico:
From impeachment to getting 'Hillary'd': 2020 Democrats face off in town halls
Discussion: Fox News and Breitbart
Philly.com:
Joe Biden campaign launch back in flux, potentially delayed  —  WASHINGTON — Joe Biden's plans are in flux again.  —  If the former vice president does launch his presidential campaign this week, it won't involve a trip to Charlottesville, Va., and plans for potential public events …
Discussion: Political Wire
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Marc Caputo / Politico:
Inside Biden's battle plan
Evan McMullin / NBC News:
Trump welcomed the Russian attack and obstructed resulting investigations, an impeachable offense  —  What kind of patriotic American wouldn't reject and report a foreign offer to collaborate against our country?  —  As with many Americans, I began reading special counsel Robert Mueller's report …
Discussion: Raw Story
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Garrett M. Graff / Wired:   14 Mueller Report Takeaways You Might Have Missed
Joe Lockhart / New York Times:
There's a Bigger Prize Than Impeachment  —  Keeping Trump in office will destroy the Republican Party.  —  Mr. Lockhart served as White House press secretary from 1998 to 2000.  —  In the fall of 1998, Erskine Bowles, the White House chief of staff, traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with the speaker of the House.
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Facebook's new chief lawyer helped write the Patriot Act  —  ‘Jennifer is a seasoned leader whose global perspective and experience will help us fulfill our mission,’ says Sheryl Sandberg  —  Jennifer Newstead, a Trump appointee who served in the Justice Department under President Bush …
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Sayanti Chakraborty / Reuters:   Facebook hires State Department lawyer as general counsel
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
What to do about Sarah Sanders?  White House reporters have a few ideas.  —  Reporters have long approached White House press secretary Sarah Sanders with a trust-but-verify attitude, knowing full well that Sanders is tasked with spinning some of the more unspinnable statements made by her boss, President Trump.
Discussion: RedState and PJ Media Home
Liam Dillon / Los Angeles Times:
California housing bill targeting wealthy cities could rezone nearly all of Palo Alto … Few California communities have as many trappings of the good life as Palo Alto.  The Silicon Valley suburb is home to two of the state's highest-earning neighborhoods, top-performing public schools …
Tonya Riley / Mother Jones:
What Andrew Yang's Universal Basic Income Would Actually Look Like  —  April 15, the day tax returns are due to the IRS, is always an easy moment for politicians to grandstand about their plans to change how the government collects money.  And on this year's Tax Day last Monday …
Discussion: The Hill
Catherine Rampell / Washington Post:
Trump left our allies at the altar.  Now he's mad they're moving on.  —  What a jerk you were to let me dump you.  —  That's the message the Trump administration is sending to some of our closest allies and most important economic partners.  The most recent target is Japan …
Herman Cain:
The real reasons I withdrew from Fed consideration - direct from me, the only source you need  —  I was on the phone earlier explaining why I had decided to ask President Trump not to nominate me to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank.  Shortly after I went through the detailed explanation of my reasons, I was informed:
Julian Borger / The Guardian:
US threatens to veto UN resolution on rape as weapon of war, officials say  —  Exclusive: US warns it will reject measure over language on sexual health in latest example of hardline abortion stance  —  The US is threatening to veto a United Nations resolution on combatting the use of rape …
Discussion: CNN
CNN:
Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore called it a ‘travesty’ that women ‘feel free’ to play sports with men  —  (CNN)One of President Donald Trump's picks to serve on the Federal Reserve Board has written that women should be banned from refereeing, announcing or beer vending at men's college basketball games …
Washington Post:
Supreme Court takes up Trump administration's census citizenship question  —  The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the term's most important case to the Trump administration, whether it may add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census form sent to every American household.
Discussion: SCOTUSblog and FiveThirtyEight
Alison Frankel / Reuters:
Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White  —  (Reuters) - Mary Jo White of Debevoise & Plimpton represents four members of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, the company that developed and marketed the painkiller OxyContin.
Courier-Journal:
Is Braidy Industries of Kentucky getting in bed with Russian mobsters?  —  Kentucky might be going into business with the Russian mafia.  —  Not the rough-and-tumble “Godfather” crowd with the bent noses and such names like Tessio, Barzini and Luca Brasi.  —  If all goes according to plan …
 
 
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Suzanne Maloney / Brookings:
As Trump moves to cut off Iran's oil revenues, what's his endgame?
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ProPublica:
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CNN:
Gillibrand vows not to use hacked materials from foreign adversaries; challenges other candidates to sign pledge
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
Chris Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Mayor Pete Buttigieg Sets L.A. Fundraiser Hosted by Gay Hollywood A-List (Exclusive)
Politico:
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 Earlier Items: 
Kevin Robillard / HuffPost:
Pete Buttigieg Is The Only Top 2020 Democrat Taking Money From Washington Lobbyists
Discussion: NBC News
Ashley Lopez / NPR:
After Democrats Surged In 2018, Republican-Run States Eye New Curbs On Voting
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
McConnell pledges to be ‘Grim Reaper’ for progressive policies
Erin Banco / The Daily Beast:
Sen. Lindsey Graham Bewilders Ivanka Trump's Women's Conference With Terrorism Rant
Discussion: Raw Story