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Morning Round-Up 4-11-13

By on 4.11.13 | 8:50AM

Allow the President to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so, whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose, and you allow him to make war at pleasure.”–Lincoln

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Morning Headlines

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. AP Source: Senate Plan to Stiffen Border Security (4/10)

New York Times

  1. Loopholes in Gun Laws Allow Buyers to Skirt Checks
  2. A Senator’s Search for an Ally Keeps a Gun Bill Alive

Reuters

  1. Obama budget aims to kick start deficit-reduction talks (4/10)
  2. Background checks deal boosts odds for gun-control bill (4/10)

Wall Street Journal

  1. Obama Makes Budget Gamble (4/10)
  2. Senate in Deal on Gun Checks (4/10)
  3. Poll Finds Broad Immigration Support (4/10)

Washington Post

  1. Some hints of openings in partisan wall (4/10)
  2. David Corn and Mother Jones find themselves with another audio scoop (4/10)

International

Associated Press

  1. North Korea Delivers New Round of War Rhetoric
  2. NKorea Fury at Joint War Games Goes Back Decades
  3. Wild, Unregulated Hacker Currency Gains Following

New York Times

  1. Move to Widen Help for Syrian Rebels Gains Speed in West (4/10)
  2. South Korea Moves to Defuse Tensions with the North

Reuters

  1. South Korea, U.S. on missile watch as North praises Kim dynasty
  2. U.N. talks with Syria on chemical arms probe at impasse

Wall Street Journal

  1. Seoul on Alert to Missile Test by North (4/10)

Washington Post

  1. Thatcher’s life, death divide Britain (4/10)
  2. North Korea’s threats, campy videos are drawing Internet attention

Top Conservative Stories of the Day: 

The Daily Caller  

  1. Special Forces vets mark 7-month anniversary of Benghazi with call for more investigations
  2. USS Cole commander: Rand Paul is ‘new form of Republican leadership’ on defense

Hot Air

       1. North Korea TV preparing nation for war?

National Review

  1. Slippery Slope
  2. What Chained CPI Means

Washington Free Beacon

  1. North Korea Launch Zone Found

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. How Scared Should You Be About North Korea?
  2. Obama’s Next Move
  3. Pelosi Joins Obama as Target of Liberals’ Anger Over Budget

The Huffington Post

  1. Bipartisan Gun Control Agreement Announced on Background Checks (Update: NRA To Score Vote)
  2. Obama Budget Packed With Hard-To-Pass Stimulus Measures (4/10) 

Talking Points Memo

  1. Washington’s Undocumented Community Makes Its Stand
  2. A Very Different Perspective

Slate

      1. Wall Street Dem covers up her past and runs again 

Miscellaneous

       Reuters—Tackling Somali piracy needs new onshore focus: World Bank

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