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Chris Cillizza / CNN:
Bernie Sanders' disastrous answer on ‘60 Minutes’  —  (CNN)Bernie Sanders, the clear front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, was asked over the weekend how much his various plans would cost if implemented.  He didn't know. … Here's the exchange between Sanders and Anderson Cooper on “60 Minutes”:
Chris Cillizza / CNN:   The 1 thing that might slow down Bernie Sanders is a very, very long shot
David Leonhardt / New York Times:   Bernie Sanders Is Making a Big Mistake
Paul Waldman / Washington Post:
Democrats, stop freaking out about Bernie Sanders
Eric Levitz / New York Magazine:   Bernie Praised Fidel Castro's Education System. So Did Obama.
Tyler Olson / Fox News:
Bloomberg launches broadside against Sanders on gun control
Discussion: Breitbart
Public Policy Polling:
South Carolina Looks Like A Two Person Race  —  PPP's newest poll of Democratic primary voters in South Carolina finds it looking like a two person race, with only Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders reaching double digits in their support.  Biden gets 36% to 21% for Sanders, with Elizabeth Warren at 8% …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
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Eli Yokley / Morning Consult:
Sanders Rises as Primary Voters Grow More Confident About His Chances Against Trump  —  32% say Sanders is their first choice to take on Trump in November  —  Getty Images / Morning Consult illustration by Samantha Elbouez  — Democratic primary voters increasingly believe Sanders …
Discussion: The Hill, Tangle, IJR, The Guardian, Vox and Bloomberg
Josh Lederman / NBC News:
Vandalism hits Bloomberg campaign offices across the U.S.
Discussion: The Hill and The Daily Caller
Amy for America:
From: Justin Buoen, Campaign Manager
Discussion: The Hill
Melissa Quinn / CBS News:
Tim Scott says Sanders is the Democrat who poses biggest threat to Trump
Discussion: IJR and TheBlaze
New York Times:
Harvey Weinstein Is Found Guilty on Two Counts: Live Updates  —  Mr. Weinstein is guilty of criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree.  —  RIGHT NOW Harvey Weinstein is guilty of criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree.  —  Here's what you need to know:
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Associated Press:
Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and could be sent to prison for decades, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement.
Business Insider:
Harvey Weinstein will be in Rikers Island jail until his sentencing next month after a jury found …
Discussion: INSIDER
Wall Street Journal:   Weinstein Convicted of Third-Degree Rape and First-Degree Criminal Sexual Act
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
If Democrats Aren't Terrified of Bernie, They're Not Paying Attention  —  Watching the Brexit debacle from afar, it seemed impossible to understand how the Labour Party could know full well it needed to win a national election in order to prevent an irreversible setback, yet harness itself to Jeremy Corbyn …
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Eli Clifton / Responsible Statecraft:
Trump's new acting Director of National Intelligence conducted undisclosed work for Hungary's far-right government  —  An investigation by Responsible Statecraft has found that President Trump's newly installed acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, knowingly provided …
Discussion: Raw Story
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Washington Post:
Richard Grenell's paid consulting included work for U.S. nonprofit funded mostly by Hungary  —  Two years before President Trump nominated him to become ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell wrote an op-ed about Nigeria's highly charged 2015 presidential race, a move that drew notice from Nigerian media.
Ben Conarck / Miami Herald:
A Miami man who flew to China worried he might have coronavirus.  He may owe thousands  —  After returning to Miami last month from a work trip in China, Osmel Martinez Azcue found himself in a frightening position: he was developing flu-like symptoms, just as coronavirus was ravaging the country he had visited.
Dave Jamieson / HuffPost:
The Young Turks' Progressive Founder Urged His Staff Not To Unionize  —  In a tense meeting with employees, Cenk Uygur argued that a union doesn't belong at a small news network struggling to make profits.  —  Top leadership at the progressive news network The Young Turks held an all-staff meeting …
Jim VandeHei / Axios:
The evidence doesn't back Democrats' panic that Bernie can't win - Axios  —  Virtually every national and swing state poll shows Sanders tied with or beating Trump.
Discussion: National Review and Bern Notice
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Ronald J. Hansen / Arizona Republic:
Arizona congressional candidate suspends campaign after heroin overdose  —  (Photo: via Chris Taylor Republican For Arizona CD1 website)  —  Chris Taylor, a Safford city councilman who is running for Congress, overdosed on heroin last week and since has suspended his campaign.
CNBC:
DOW PLUNGES 1,000 POINTS  —  Matrix's Katz: You want to buy into the dips and the coronavirus uncertainty  —  Stocks fell sharply on Monday, with Dow Jones Industrial Average losses reaching 1,000 points at midday.  The number of coronavirus cases outside China surged …
Tyler Olson / Fox News:
In Supreme Court dissent, Thomas cites Thomas in arguing to overturn decision authored by Thomas  —  Even by Supreme Court standards, this development takes a minute to wrap your head around.  —  In a dissent to the high court's decision Monday not to hear a tax case, Supreme Court Justice …
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Nihar Kabinittal / Associated Press:   Thomas criticizes a previous high court opinion - his own
Reuters:
‘Namaste Trump’: Modi holds huge rally for U.S. president's India visit  —  AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - Donald Trump was cheered by more than 100,000 Indians at the opening of the world's largest cricket stadium on Monday, promising “an incredible trade deal” and “the most feared military equipment …
Discussion: Power Line, Bloomberg and Raw Story
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CNN:
‘I have never seen him eat a vegetable:’ Trump braces for a beef-free menu in India
Daniel Chaitin / Washington Examiner:
FBI's ‘Case Agent 1’ Stephen Somma ‘primarily responsible’ for FISA failures  —  The Justice Department Inspector watchdog referred FBI agent Stephen Somma for disciplinary review after an investigation into alleged Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuses.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Margalit Fox / New York Times:
Katherine Johnson Dies at 101; Mathematician Broke Barriers at NASA  —  She was one of a group of black women mathematicians at NASA and its predecessor who were celebrated in the 2016 movie “Hidden Figures.”  —  They asked Katherine Johnson for the moon, and she gave it to them.
Discussion: IJR, The Week, Observer and Rolling Stone
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook Investigated Suspicious Pro-Sanders Content  —  Social-media giant hasn't substantiated the activity it reviewed; senior officials alerted to internal probe  —  Facebook Inc. in recent weeks investigated suspicious content supporting Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign, said people familiar with the matter.
Martin Pengelly / The Guardian:
HR McMaster to publish book that may pose headaches for Trump  —  Donald Trump is trying to stop the publication of a book by his third national security adviser, John Bolton, but he will soon have to contend with a volume published by his second.  —  Lt Gen HR McMaster will publish Battlegrounds …
 
 
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Sister Toldjah / Redstate:
Howls of Laughter Erupt After NYT Columnist Paul Krugman Suggests Sanders Is ‘Not a Wannabe Authoritarian’
Discussion: National Review and Twitchy
Paul Wood / Spectator USA:
Andy Khawaja: ‘The whistleblower’
Chris Sommerfeldt / New York Daily News:
In 2019 speech, Bloomberg mocked Brooklyn father and son who died from heroin as ‘not a good family’
Discussion: The Hill
Josie Ensor / Telegraph:
Syria, where the world collectively lost its humanity
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Patrick O'Donnell / Plain Dealer:
Ohio graduates won't have to be “proficient” in math or English, under state superintendent's plan
Discussion: Joanne Jacobs
Jennifer Kabbany / The College Fix:
VIDEO: Heather Mac Donald defends due process, debunks 1-in-5 rape stat as hostile crowd shrieks in protest
Andrew Feinberg / The Independent:
Inside the troubled Bernie Sanders campaign, from Russian bots to American trolls
Discussion: Raw Story and Big League Politics
Tarini Parti / Wall Street Journal:
Michael Bloomberg Aims to Improve in His Second Democratic Debate
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Daily Kos