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What we’re reading: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

President Obama is heading back to his old stomping grounds WednesdayFull story

Mitt Romney tries to rewrite 47% remark

  In an interview published in The Washington Post, Mitt Romney looks back at the 2012 campaign and his remark about the '47 percent.' He insists that his words were taken out of context. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has more in his rewrite.

Republicans condemning Republicans as popularity sinks

  The Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson and Democratic strategist Julian Epstein discus how GOP in-fighting over whether to “defund” Obamacare is showing up in polls that say fewer voters now embrace the “Republican” label.

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HBT: Add “slum lord” to your latest Alex Rodriguez talking points

PFT: Report: Redskins intent on extending Brian Orakpo

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Pentagon Papers leaker: Snowden would face ‘inhuman’ treatment in US

U.S. files criminal complaint against Snowden over leaks: -report

Virginia governor billed taxpayers for sunscreen, dog vitamins -report

What we’re reading: Friday, June 14, 2013

Majority of Americans say NSA data mining ‘acceptable’

The spy who came in for your soul

Government likely to open criminal probe into NSA leaks: officials

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  What President Obama can accomplish in the remainder of his term

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell looks at the ambitious agenda President Obama laid out for the remainder of his second term with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne.

  Immigration policy debate sheds light on GOP troubles

EJ Dionne, Washington Post columnist and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, talks with Rachel about the immigration policy debate and race, why some conservatives are stuck in the past, and how to move forward as a country.

  Virginia gubernatorial candidates get personal in first debate

The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd, The Bernard Center’s Michelle Bernard, Democratic pollster Margie Omero and The Washington Post’s Dan Balz join to discuss the race for governor in Virginia and the candidates’ first debate.

  Is the Sequester Pro-Growth?

The Washington Post found President Obama's "doomsday predictions" in regards to the sequester never came true. Steve Stanley, Pierpont Securities; Jeremy Siegel, Wharton finance professor; and Zane Brown, Lord Abbett, discuss.

  Is Fed Causing Market Volatility?

Ylan Mui, The Washington Post reporter, provides perspective on what it'll take for the Fed to implement its tapering plan.

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