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4:25 PM ET, April 27, 2019

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Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
NRA Suspends Top Lawyer as Infighting Roils Group  —  Ousted President Oliver North warned board the NRA could lose its nonprofit status  —  Steve Hart, the longtime lawyer for the National Rifle Association board, has been suspended from that role, two people with knowledge of the move told The Daily Beast.
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Danny Hakim / New York Times:
N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates  —  INDIANAPOLIS — Oliver L. North announced on Saturday that he would not serve a second term as the National Rifle Association's president, deciding to step down as the organization grappled with a bitter dispute …
Reuters:
Oliver North stepping down as National Rifle Association president
Discussion: Mother Jones and Political Wire
CNN:
Oliver North: ‘Informed’ I will not be renominated NRA president
Discussion: The Root
The Daily Beast:
Trump's Stonewalling Pushes House Democrats Towards Impeachment  —  “Trump's opacity is moving some members into the impeachment camp,” one Democratic lawmaker tells The Daily Beast.  “Translation: it's always the cover-up that gets 'em.”  —  Donald Trump's declaration this week …
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Raw Story
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Rachael Bade / Washington Post:
White House approves official's testimony after contempt threat  —  The Trump administration has agreed to allow a former White House personnel security director, who House Democrats threatened with contempt, to testify on May 1 — a de-escalation move after President Trump said he would ignore “all the subpoenas.”
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
White House OKs testimony — with limits — from ex-security clearance chief
Discussion: Axios
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
White House Counsel: Official Who Cleared Jared Kushner Agrees to Hill Interview
Discussion: Raw Story
Edward-Isaac Dovere / The Atlantic:
The Gray Race for the White House  —  “Joe Biden.  He understands what's happening today.”  —  The newspaper ad ran a few weeks before the 1972 Senate election in Delaware, when the upstart 29-year-old was challenging a 63-year-old incumbent.  The ad, which appeared in The News Journal …
Discussion: Washington Post
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Sydney Ember / New York Times:
Bernie Sanders Campaign Holds Thousands of House Parties for Supporters
Discussion: New York Post
Ruby Cramer / BuzzFeed News:   Bernie's Campaign Predicts His Own Blue “Wave” In 2020
Mario Sevilla / KGTV-TV:
Multiple people gunned down at Poway synagogue, man detained for questioning  —  (KGTV) — A man has been detained for questioning in connection with a shooting incident at the Chabad of Poway synagogue.  —  POWAY, Calif. (KGTV) — San Diego County Sheriff's deputies are responding to a shooting …
Washington Post:
Hard-line views made Lou Dobbs a Fox powerhouse.  Now he's shaping Trump's border policy.  —  One day in mid-March, President Trump gathered his top economic team at the White House to get its read on the state of the nation's financial health.  —  But before the Council of Economic Advisers finished …
New York Times:
The Neighborhood Is Mostly Black.  The Home Buyers Are Mostly White.  —  Nationwide, the arrival of white homeowners in places they've long avoided is jolting the economics of the land beneath everyone.  —  RALEIGH, N.C. — In the African-American neighborhoods near downtown Raleigh, the playfully painted doors signal what's coming.
Carol Rosenberg / New York Times:
Guantánamo Bay as Nursing Home: Military Envisions Hospice Care as Terrorism Suspects Age  —  With no sign that the prison will close, the Pentagon has begun planning for detainees to grow old and die at Guantánamo Bay.  —  GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — Nobody has a dementia diagnosis yet …
Rosalind Adams / BuzzFeed News:
Blackwater Founder Erik Prince's New Company Is Operating In Iraq  —  HONG KONG — A Hong Kong-based security and logistics company founded by Erik Prince is working in the south of Iraq, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.  —  Prince, a former Navy SEAL and the brother …
Discussion: Raw Story
Jenna Johnson / Washington Post:
Beto O'Rourke switches his style and tone as the spotlight dims  —  As Beto O'Rourke prepared last month to tell the world that he would run for president, Vanity Fair unveiled its April cover featuring the Democrat from El Paso on a dusty road with his pickup truck, his dog and these words: “Man, I'm just born to be in it.”
Seth J. Frantzman / Jerusalem Post:
New York Times internationally prints antisemitic cartoon of Trump, Netanyahu  —  New York Times admits cartoon had antisemitic tropes and says it was an error of judgement to publish.  —  The New York Times International Edition ran a cartoon of an apparently blind US President Donald Trump wearing …
Frances Robles / New York Times:
Russian Hackers Were ‘In a Position’ to Alter Florida Voter Rolls, Rubio Confirms  —  It was the day before the 2016 presidential election, and at the Volusia County elections office, near Florida's Space Coast, workers were so busy that they had fallen behind on their correspondence.
Jonah Engel Bromwich / New York Times:
The Raisin Situation  —  One man wanted to change the raisin industry for the better.  He got more than he bargained for.  —  FRESNO, Calif. — Millennials just weren't eating raisins.  So Sun-Maid, the century-old company with the iconic little red raisin boxes, hired someone to convince them that they should.
Leah Litman / Slate:
A New Obstruction Case Against a Judge Proves William Barr's DOJ Is Now Just an Arm of President Donald Trump  —  It took Attorney General William Barr only one week from the release of the Mueller report to bring obstruction of justice charges against two governmental officials for interfering in a federal investigation.
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Jim Trotter / NFL.com:
49ers' Nick Bosa apologizes for controversial social media posts  —  SANTA CLARA, Calif. — There was a dais, a table, a chair, and a young man with something to say.  Aware he was going to have to answer for controversial social media posts he had made over the last six years …
Globe and Mail:
Canada's new far right: A trove of private chat room messages reveals an extremist subculture  —  An analysis of 150,000 chat room messages paints a picture of a group that is actively recruiting new members, buying weapons and trying to influence political parties
John Bowden / The Hill:
Sam Donaldson slams Sarah Sanders: 'She's had a lifetime achievement Oscar for lying'  —  Former ABC News anchor Sam Donaldson took aim at White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday, arguing that she is frequently dishonest with reporters while taking questions from the press.
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story:
Longtime conservative Peggy Noonan stomps all over Trump — and calls for a Democrat to replace him in 2020  —  In her weekly column for the Wall Street Journal, longtime conservative columnist Peggy Noonan expressed dismay with President Donald Trump — saying he was given a chance to act like a president …
 
 
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Eliza Shapiro / New York Times:
Big Money Enters Debate Over Race and Admissions at Stuyvesant
Discussion: Mother Jones and the daily howler
Morgan Gstalter / The Hill:
California restaurants add optional 1 percent surcharge to help combat climate change
Discussion: CNN, Breitbart, KTLA and fox5sandiego.com
Catholic Herald:
The West can learn a lot from Hungary's pro-family policies
Discussion: Breitbart
Heather Long / Washington Post:
U.S. economy feels like the 1990s, but with more inequality, less readiness for a downturn
Bret Stephens / New York Times:
Trump's North Korea Fiasco
Christopher Mathias / HuffPost:
Exposed: Military Investigating 4 More Servicemen For Ties To White Nationalist Group
Discussion: Chicago Sun-Times
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Meagan Flynn / Washington Post:
ICE is holding $204 million in bond money, and some immigrants might never get it back
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
Bloomberg:
Trump Playing Defense in Rust Belt as He Opens Re-Election Bid
Discussion: Raw Story
James Arkin / Politico:
Senate GOP lags Dems in battle for online cash
Discussion: Raw Story
Kaylah Jackson / Connecting Vets:
First African American woman set to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
“I felt like it was a betrayal, and we had raised funds on false pretense”: The Correspondent's …
Mike Barber / Richmond Times-Dispatch:
UVA basketball team will decline to visit White House after winning championship