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Morning Round-Up 11-18

By on 11.18.13 | 10:23AM

Feature of the Day: Atheist Ex-Pastor Jerry DeWitt’s Mission to Red America 

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

1.   Website Asks People to Share Stories of JFK Legacy

2.   Once a Leader, Oregon Exchange Struggles

3.   NASA Launching Robotic Explorer to Mars 


1.   Obamacare: so, what could go wrong next?

2.   Obamacare’s threat to liberalism

3.   States divided over complying with Obamacare ‘fix’ 


1.   Republican businessman McAllister wins U.S. House race in Louisiana

2.   Six killed as tornadoes rip through U.S. Midwest

3.   Drone malfunctions, hits U.S. Navy ship during training

Wall Street Journal

1.   Military Eyes Cut to Pay, Benefits

2.   Strains With Israel Over Iran Snarl U.S. Goals in Mideast

3.   High-Risk Patients Fuel More Health-Law Worries

Washington Post

1.   Sheldon Adelson, top 2012 donor and casino magnate, readies to fight Internet gambling

2.   Cheney sisters trade barbs over same-sex marriage

3.   Can Democrats avoid a circular firing squad on Obamacare? The early signs aren’t promising.

Washington Times

1.   Navy SEALs cite shabby treatment as Obama administration helps Hollywood instead

2.   Ex-Secret Service agent loses insurance under Obamacare: ‘This is betrayal’

3.   Protests widen against Obama-backed Common Core education reforms

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

1.   Targeting Justin Amash

2.   The Absence of Wi-Fi as Crime of the Century?

The Blaze

1.   David Gregory Presses Nancy Pelosi On Obamacare Promise: ‘Are You Accountable For Saying Something That Turned Out Not To Be Correct?’


   1.   Paul Ryan Makes Pitch For Minority Voters for GOP After Failing to Turn Base in 2012

   2.   Dem Senator: ‘We All Knew’ Obama Was Lying

The Daily Caller      

1.   Obama admin. not prosecuting wind farms for bird deaths

2.   Obama PR blitz aims to convince people economy is improving

   1.   Scott Walker: 2016 GOP Nominee Should Be Former or Current Governor

   2.   $174K-Per-Year Congressman Will Get Special Obamacare Subsidy 

National Review

         1.   Obama’s ‘5 Percent’ Con Job

         2.   Obamacare vs. the Dutiful

Washington Free Beacon

         1.   Marxist Sandinista Movement Could Maintain Permanent Control of Nicaragua

         2.   U.S. To Train Libyan Military, Including Islamists

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

        1.   Exclusive: John Kerry Defies the White House on Egypt Policy

        2.   Stay the Dogs of War on Iran

Huffington Post

        1.   Nancy Pelosi: Democrats ‘Stand Tall’ For Obamacare Ahead of 2014 Elections

        2.   Scott Walker Rules Out Cruz, Rubio And Paul For GOP 2016 Ticket

Talking Points Memo

        1.   GOP Ramps Up Smear Campaign Against Obamacare Navigators

        2.   Just Criminal


           1. Louisiana Republican Who Backs Obamacare’s Medicaid Provision Wins Seat Over Party Favorite

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