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Arming the Kurds and other headlines

Morning headlines: U.S. bypasses Baghdad to send arms directly to the Kurds, what would GOP 2016 hopefuls do about Iraq? Hawaii Governor turfed out in primary.

U.S. sending arms to Kurds in Iraq. (AP)

Kurds retake Iraqi towns. (NY Times)

U.S. warns Maliki against clinging to power in Iraq. (Washington Post)

2016 Republican field offers Obama advice on Iraq. (National Journal)

The race for the Democratic nomination for Senate in Hawaii is too close to call. (Politico) 

Hawaii's Governor becomes the first to lose a reelection primary. (MSNBC)

Republicans looks to control more state legislatures. (NY Times) (UPDATED)

Koch brothers reach out to Hispanics. (AP)

What are you reading this morning? Let us know in the comments, please.