updated 8:03 AM EDT, Mon September 1, 2014

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I can't believe people are trying to rope Scrooge McDuck into this conversation. He's not real, people.
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@jaketapper been trying to wail on my lats. (once i figure out where they are)
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@JohnBerman how much ya bench?
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President Obama is panned for his 'cautious' approach to ISIS http://t.co/TnCtd2Oh76
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at the gym? RT @jaketapper: Big argument at the gym about whether Tony Stark is richer than Bruce Wayne
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Big argument at the gym about whether Tony Stark is richer than Bruce Wayne
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Iraqis displaced by violence are now filling classrooms, threatening school year http://t.co/dG02Y3zRW3
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WOW. What do I say? RT @RickSanchezTV: @LisaDNews You sure you don't want the Rick's List cup? I got a box full in the garage.
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"This is a watershed moment." Sen. Menendez to @NewDay calling to arm Ukrainian military.
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Seriously? You are telling me I can't wear these pants after today? https://t.co/uyN6uvvbVt @EHolmesWSJ
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President Obama is panned for his 'cautious' approach to ISIS http://t.co/TnCtd2Oh76
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Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned not only by the expected critics http://t.co/TnCtd2Oh76
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.@maggiepolitico With the exception of Rand Paul, everybody carved out a very cautious space on Ferguson. #InsidePolitics
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.@amyewalter GOP can win Senate by taking Romney states but to prove themselves 2016 force they have to win Obama states #InsidePolitics
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.@NiaWaPo –This was bold for Hillary. Not used to white pols asking whites to put themselves in African-Americans' place. #InsidePolitics
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.@llerer part of the problem with Obama's “strategy” statement was that it came after a series of PR mishaps by the WH #InsidePolitics
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Obama's "strategy" stumble, Hillary on Ferguson & the midterms on #InsidePolitics at 830a w/ @maggiepolitico @amyewalter @NiaWaPo @llerer
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Obama's "strategy" stumble, Hillary on Ferguson & 2014 on #InsidePolitics @830a. Who do you think will win in Nov? http://t.co/otdW7tNJRo
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George W. Bush and @billclinton join forces again for new initiative: http://t.co/MzzbuoNo30 via @KevinBohnCNN http://t.co/GAnOXuNsyH
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President Obama says he is soliciting a ‘range of options’ for how to go after #ISIS in Syria http://t.co/QlB3gKDTes http://t.co/hFUCccJwJG
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