From The Reporter's Notebook
Newswriter Caitlin Cruz pointed out a significant moment for Barack Obama during his Iran news conference: the acknowledgement of male rape victims. When asked about the allegations surrounding comedian Bill Cosby, President Obama laid out a very clear definition of rape while also highlighting an often forgotten population: "If you give a woman, or a man for that matter, without his or her knowledge a drug and then have sex with that person without consent, that's rape.”
This report was not designed for a man of Mr. Trump’s massive wealth. For instance, they have boxes once a certain number is reached that simply state $50 million or more. Many of these boxes have been checked."
- Trump filed his personal finance disclosure forms -- they put his net worth at $10 billion.
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From a TPM Prime member: "Of course "open carry" is obscene. I don't know the precise percentages--and doubt anyone does for that matter--but the vast majority of open carry is hand guns. When open carry is not a hand gun, it's an assault rifle. No one open carries a single-shot break action hunting rifle. The entire ethos of "open carry" is about toting a weapon designed for shooting people, not deer or rabbits."
Related: Remember when the man openly carrying his new firearm was robbed of it at gunpoint?
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What We're Reading
The GI Bill funds educational pursuits that do not meet the minimum standards that the U.S. Dept. of Education requires for other federal funds, including sex and Bible schools. (The Center For Investigative Reporting)
The meticulously managed rollout of Hillary Clinton, a candidate voters think they know already. (The New York Times Magazine)
How the Iran deal works, explained in a 3-minute video. (Vox)