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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”:
David Leonhardt / New York Times:   Bernie Sanders Is Making a Big Mistake
Chris Cillizza / CNN:   The 1 thing that might slow down Bernie Sanders is a very, very long shot
Natasha Korecki / Politico:
Biden ad: Sanders undermined Obama's reelection
Discussion: Washington Post
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.
Discussion: Florida Politics and The Hill
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 …
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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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
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.
Discussion: Raw Story
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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
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
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.
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: Bern Notice and National Review
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Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Who would win a Trump-Sanders election?
Discussion: NBC News and The Week
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
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 …
CNN:
Bloomberg called Warren ‘scary’ and vowed to ‘defend the banks’ in closed-door 2016 event  —  Warren drags Bloomberg: He's an arrogant billionaire  —  (CNN)Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said at a private event in 2016 that his presidential campaign platform would have been to …
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 …
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.
Heidi Przybyla / NBC News:
Cardiology director says there's one heart measure Sanders could disclose but isn't  —  Exclusive: By releasing one simple indicator of his heart health, Sanders could address lingering questions, the president of the American College of Cardiology says.  —  WASHINGTON — Democratic …
Discussion: Political Wire
Jonathan Cohn / HuffPost:
Bernie Sanders Rolls Out $1.5 Trillion Plan For Free, Universal Child Care  —  It's the latest early childhood plan from a 2020 Democratic candidate — and it could be the biggest.  —  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday rolled out a plan under which the federal government would make child care …
BBC:
Taj Mahal: US President Donald Trump visits the ‘monument of love’ in Agra  —  US President Donald Trump is visiting the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra.  —  This is the second stop in Mr Trump's 36-hour long trip, which is his first official visit to India.
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Reuters:
‘Namaste Trump’: Modi holds huge rally for U.S. president's India visit
Discussion: Power Line, Bloomberg and Raw Story
 
 
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NBC News:
House struggles to get Hyde records on supposed Yovanovitch surveillance
Discussion: The Hill
Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
Donald Trump Jr. on defending his father, challenging media hypocrisy: ‘I kind of enjoy the fight’
Discussion: Redstate
Anita Snow / Associated Press:
Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect
Sister Toldjah / Redstate:
Howls of Laughter Erupt After NYT Columnist Paul Krugman Suggests Sanders Is ‘Not a Wannabe Authoritarian’
Discussion: National Review and Twitchy
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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
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When “Jewish Security” Means Muslim Surveillance
Josie Ensor / Telegraph:
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Patrick O'Donnell / Plain Dealer:
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Discussion: Joanne Jacobs
Jennifer Kabbany / The College Fix:
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