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FROM THE BLOGS:

House GOP told to stop talking about rape
Post Politics's Rosalind Helderman and Ed O'Keefe report that House Republicans were told that controversial comments about rape and abortion were battering their brand

Obama loves to quote Reagan
Digital First Media's Ryan Teague Beckwith finds that the 44th president frequently cites the 40th when arguing his case

Former CIA legal adviser questions targeted killing
Mother Jones's Adam Serwer uses former Senate staffer Vicki Divoll to illustrate "one of the key paradoxes of the Obama administration"

Confused arguments about the NRA and criminals
The Corner's Robert VerBruggen says the argument that the NRA is supporting criminals is littered with holes

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Ryan: House discussing short-term hike to debt ceiling
The idea is to buy time for broader deficit-reduction negotiations with Democrats, The Hill's Russell Berman reports

Immigration advocates promise to put 'muscle' behind reform push
Pro-immigration reform groups are revving up efforts to force leaders to tackle legislation, The Hill's Cameron Joseph reports