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Morning Round-Up 12-4

By on 12.4.13 | 10:21AM

Morning Headlines

Feature of the Day: An incredibly misleading chart is warning of a 1929-style market crash


Associated Press

  1. Detroit Bankruptcy Decision Puts Pensions At Risk
  2. Cold Snap Felt Across Western Half of Nation
  3. Illinois Pension Fight Likely Shifting To Courts


  1. Paul Ryan’s bipartisan budget moment?
  2. New Obamacare weapon for GOP: Doctors
  3. Poll: 28% would rather pay fine 


  1. Obama urges Americans not be discouraged by rocky healthcare rollout
  2. Early start hurts Black Friday sales, Cyber Monday hits record
  3. Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law

Wall Street Journal

  1. Plastic-Gun Measure Passes House
  2. Notre Dame Suit Says Compromise On Birth-Control Rule Is Inadequate
  3. U.S., Allies Reach Out to Syria’s Islamist Rebels

Washington Post

  1. Iran accord in Geneva followed by new violence, new diplomacy for Mideast
  2. With visit to London, Sen. Marco Rubio tries to burnish foreign policy credentials
  3. Wonkbook: The Obamacare counterattack begins

Washington Times

  1. Kill team: Obama war chiefs widen drone death zones
  2. Embryonic stem cell research falls out of favor as scientists go ethical
  3. Hola: Boehner prepares to push amnesty bill through House

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Hollywood Spy
  2. U.S. Test Scores Lag Vietnam, and That’s OK

The Blaze

  1. Search ‘Destroy Capitalism’ on, and This Is What You Get


  1. Congressman Warns Using a Risk for Stolen Identity, Deception, Fraud
  2. Self-Avowed Socialist Bernie Sanders Floats 2016 Presidential Bid

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Some people get switched automatically to more expensive insurance plans under Obamacare
  2. Report: One-third of Obamacare enrollees affected by errors

  1. 10,982,920: More Americans on Disability Than People in Greece
  2. CRS: ‘Likely Take Several Years or More Before Poverty Rates Recede’

National Review

  1. Taste and Taboo, the Id and the Ick
  2. The Government’s War on Long-Haul Truckers

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Senior North Korean Leader and Uncle to Kim Jong Un Ousted
  2. Hillary Fundraiser Joining Obama Super PAC Has Ties to Thai Regime

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. The Deadly Plastic Gun Loophole the House Extension Leaves in Place
  2. Rick Perry Can’t Quit Campaigning

Talking Points Memo

  1. House Dems to Hit 60 Republicans on Obamacare
  2. Federal Panel: Climate Change ‘Tipping Points’ Already Bringing Sudden, Major Shifts


  1. Pope Francis Sneaks Out of the Vatican At Night To Serve the Homeless

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