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Morning Round-Up 10-29

By on 10.29.13 | 9:49AM

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Texas Abortion Clinics Stay Open Following Ruling
  2. Detroit Crime Tour Tells and Sells Macabre History
  3. Medicare Chief to Get ‘Obamacare’ Grilling


  1. Battle lines for 2014 midterms are drawn
  2. Barack Obama surveillance message lost in translation
  3. Obamacare and the limits of the wayback machine


  1. U.S. spy chiefs face Congress amid spying rift with Europe
  2. Most U.S. libertarians don’t identify with Tea Party: survey
  3. Insight: U.S. Congress finds cure for gridlock in water

Wall Street Journal

  1. First Anniversary of Sandy Marked
  2. White House Will Stop Spying on Allies, Feinstein Says
  3. U.S. to Hit Infosys with Record Immigration Fine

Washington Post

  1. McAuliffe opens up double digit lead over Cucinelli in Virginia governor’s race
  2. How Superstorm Sandy became Chris Christie’s defining moment
  3. GOP lawmakers eye federal-retiree benefits in upcoming budget talks

Washington Times

  1. Big business declares war on tea party
  2. New York doctors flee Obamacare: ‘I plan to retire’
  3. Everyone won’t keep health care plan under Obamacare, White House admits


Associated Press

  1. Egypt Judges Resign from Trial of Islamist Leaders
  2. US Weighs Ending Spying on Allied Heads of State
  3. UN Envoy Meets Syrian Opposition Figure


  1. Iran says seeks ‘practical solution’ to rift with U.N. inspectors
  2. Polio outbreak in northeast Syria spreading, WHO says
  3. Saudi Arabia frees man jailed for Mohammad tweets: sources

Wall Street Journal

  1. Syria Chemical Weapons Inspections Hit Snag
  2. Turkey’s New Tunnel Links Asia and Europe
  3. Mexican Cartel Retaliates Against Civilians

Washington Post

  1. As part of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, more prisoners who killed Israelis to be freed
  2. Italy’s train wars: The long, winding road of competition

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Are American Christians Paranoid?
  2. The Problem with Spying on Friends

The Blaze

  1. NBC News: Obama Admin. Knew Millions Would Not Be Able to Keep Their Health Insurance For At Least 3 Years, Promised It Anyway
  2. Mystery Surrounds Large Barges Linked to Google in San Francisco Bay and Maine Harbor


  1. Exclusive: Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder ‘Glad’ Rubio Opposes Senate Immigration Bill
  2. Obama Grants Six Week Extension for Healthcare Signup

 The Daily Caller 

  1. 10,000-word New Yorker article on rise in homelessness mentions ‘Barack Obama’ zero times
  2. Think tank collects Obamacare failure stories

  1. BLS: Gov’t Workers ‘Absent’ 50% More Than Private-Sector Workers
  2. Santorum on Cruz: ‘In the End, He Did More Harm’

National Review

  1. Is Obama Still President?
  2. The Single-Payer Fantasy

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later
  2. Saudi Religious Leader Urges Youths Not to Fight in Syria

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Enough Already on Don’t You Remember Medicare Part D?
  2. Ken Cuccinelli Making Bad Candidate History in Virginia

Huffington Post

  1. What Are Losing Candidates Doing With Their Last Few Days of Campaigning in 2013?
  2. Lowell Weicker, Former Republican Senator, Slams GOP, Joe Lieberman

Talking Points Memo

  1. Insurers Tell Congress: Beware Rate Shock If Obamacare Enrollment Extended
  2. Self-Helping the Armageddon


      1. Federal Judge Blocks One of the Restrictions In Texas’ Sweeping New Anti-Abortion Law  


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