Morning Reads: NRA Created A Monster; Study: Republicans Vs. “Fox News Republicans”
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June 10, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning! It was on this date in 1752 that Benjamin Franklin flew a kite in a storm, got a charge and proved that lightning was electrical in nature. 

Forgotten here, but not gone –> Liz Sly and Ahmed Ramadan report for WaPo that fundamentalist insurgents have taken over the Iraqi city of Mosul after government troops fled.

Firestorm –> We told you about Phillip Puckett, the Democratic state senator in Virginia who resigned, throwing the chamber to the Republicans — reportedly in exchange for a cushy job for himself and a judgeship for his daughter. After being scorched in the ...

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