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RealClearPolitics Morning Edition

Time for a Reality Check on Spending & Taxes - Cliff Asness, The American
Finished With Taxes? Not Even Close - Jonathan Cohn, The New Republic
A Debt-Ceiling Fight Is Good for the Country - Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg
The GOP's Empty Threats - William Saletan, Chicago Tribune
Tables Are Turned in Debt Ceiling Fight - Grover Norquist, Human Events
Obama Drawn to Shared Views in Picking Hagel - Alexis Simendinger, RCP
The Tarring of Chuck Hagel - Richard Cohen, Washington Post
Chuck Hagel's Phony Political Courage - Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal
Hagel Was Picked to Downsize the Pentagon - David Brooks, NY Times
AIPAC Decides to Make Friends With Hagel - Eli Lake, The Daily Beast
California: Living the Turquoise Dream - Walter Russell Mead, Am. Interest
Debt Ceiling Hostage Taking Is Absurd - Greg Sargent, Washington Post
On Taxes, Liberals Are the Real Extremists - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
Fighting Gun Violence - Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly, USA Today
"Educators" Undermining American Society - Thomas Sowell, IBD
How Media "Fact-Checkers" Give the President a Pass - Matt Welch, Reason
Author Richard Ben Cramer Dies at 62 - Michael Schwirtz, New York Times

RealClearPolitics Afternoon Edition

Republicans' 40 Days in the Desert - Jamelle Bouie, The American Prospect
GOP's Opportunity to Turn Defeat Into Victory - Charles Kadlec, Forbes
Republicans, Don't Fight the Hagel Nomination - Julian Zelizer, CNN
Chuck Hagel and Afghanistan - Max Boot, Commentary
Rich Makers, Corporate Takers and Obamanomics - Arthur Brooks, CNBC
Another Golden Era of Liberal Senators - Norman Ornstein, New Republic
Will the Senate Ever Pass a Budget? - Chris Stirewalt, FOX News
What Happens If the GOP Shoots the Hostage - Steve Benen, MSNBC
Three Ways Congress Can Boost Growth - Diana Furchtgott-Roth, RCM
Remembering Richard Ben Cramer - Ben Smith, BuzzFeed
The Football Team With the Most Bragging Rights - Carl M. Cannon, RCP
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RealClearPolitics Editorials

With Nominations, Obama Sets New Tone on War & Peace - NY Times
Yes, Mr. President, We Have a Spending Problem - Investor's Business Daily
Assad & U.S. Blind to Reality in Syria - Washington Post
Bloomberg Speaks the Truth - New York Post