updated 9:26 AM EDT, Thu August 21, 2014

Now past the two-thirds mark of the Obama presidency, Barack Obama and Eric Holder have avoided loaded language in response to the August 9 shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer in suburban St. Louis. FULL STORY

Why one critique of Clinton worries some close to her

Some Clinton friends and advisers have quietly expressed concern that the one of the most effective critiques on the former secretary of state will be that her hypothetical presidency will be nothing more than Obama's third term. FULL STORY

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