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Jul 9 / Dominic Nanni

Must Reads July 9, 2013

Hey, folks! So. What am I reading this morning? Here’s your list of the must read articles in news for July 9, 2013.

Talking Points Memo: 

Armageddon rhetoric about the deficit? Not according to The White House. The budget deficit is projected to shrink by $759 billion.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/white-house-projects-budget-deficit-will-shrink-to-759-billion.php?ref=fpb

Republican obstruction on immigration reform? You bet.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/07/conservatives-immigration-reform-excuse.php?ref=fpb

The Washington Post: 

The resurrection of Eliot Spitzer and his return to politics.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/eliot-spitzer-looks-for-political-redemption-in-new-york-city/2013/07/08/e3d1ee66-e805-11e2-8f22-de4bd2a2bd39_story.html

Speaking of political comebacks, who will be the next comeback story?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/07/09/who-will-mount-americas-next-big-political-comeback/

The New York Times: 

Ever wonder how much it costs to get a House seat?

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/how-much-does-a-house-seat-cost/

David Brooks’s column on secular America.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/opinion/brooks-the-secular-society.html?ref=politics&_r=0 

The Money Cage: 

Democrats and Redistricting

http://themonkeycage.org/2013/07/09/are-the-democrats-still-at-a-disadvantage-in-redistricting/

BBC: 

Gridlock from the Muslim Brotherhood

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23237852

Local election troubles in Mexico’s Baja region

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23238613

Why is the US avoiding the word “coup” when describing what happened in Egypt?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23234153

Al Jazeera: 

Failure at Gitmo

http://www.aljazeera.com/humanrights/2013/07/20137324426228887.html

Student proests in Chile

http://www.aljazeera.com/video/americas/2013/06/201362710120373612.html

Asylum for Eric Snowden?

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2013/07/201372133546912614.html

 

There you go! Have at it!

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