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Morning Round-Up 12-5

By on 12.5.13 | 10:17AM

Morning Headlines

Feature of the Day: Israel’s Kill List


Associated Press

  1. Kerry Seeks to Soothe Israeli Security Concerns
  2. Report: Arts, Culture Add $500B To Nation’s GDP
  3. Obama to Feds: Boost Renewable Power 20 Percent


  1. How the GOP lost its nerve on tax reform
  2. Elizabeth Warren takes sides in Democratic feud
  3. Poll: Millennials disillusioned with President Obama


  1. NSA gathers data on cellphone locations globally: report
  2. Growing wealth gap in U.S. cities hurting economic mobility: study

Wall Street Journal

  1. Biden’s Trip to Beijing Leaves China Air-Zone Rift Open
  2. Drug-Cost Surprises Lurk Inside New Health Plans
  3. Obama Urges Steps to Resolve Income Inequality

Washington Post

  1. Federal employee retirement could be affected as rivals prepare for the battle of the budget
  2. Senate tax reform plan—would it help or hurt small businesses?
  3. Obama’s claim that there is ‘no solid evidence’ that boosting the minimum wage harms jobs

Washington Times

  1. Obama returns to class warfare as poll numbers plunge
  2. Young millennials shun Obamacare, creating risky imbalance
  3. Democratic infighting erupts over ‘we can have it all’ fantasy on entitlements

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Political Form of Freedom
  2. Yuval Levin’s Must-Read Primer on America’s Ideological Faultline

The Blaze

  1. Famed Investor’s Dire Warning: ‘This Is Going To End Badly…Be Prepared, Be Worried, and Be Careful


  1. One Private Meeting Between President, Sebelius in 3.5 Years Leading Up to Obamacare Launch
  2. Schweizer: No Evidence Obama Cares About Healthcare in WH Calendar

 The Daily Caller     

  1. House subcommittee: Obamacare’s $300 billion Medicare Advantage raid will hurt seniors next year
  2. Study: Minimum wage hike no anti-poverty measure

  1. Congresswomen Can Spend $11K in Tax Dollars to Buy Obamacare Plans That Cover Abortion
  2. Gowdy: Can Obama Suspend Election Laws Too?

National Review

  1. The Birth-Control Battle
  2. Corporate Personhood’s Long Life

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Top Clinton Associate Ducks Questions at Anti-Israel Book Event
  2. Study: Union-Backed Fast Food Proposal Could Cost Half a Million Jobs 

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. The Truth About Obama-Era Inequality
  2. Why Obamacare Could Help the Democrats in 2014

Talking Points Memo

  1. The Budget Deal Paul Ryan and Patty Murray Are Nearing
  2. RNC Research Shop Already ‘Focusing’ on Hillary Clinton, Priebus Says


 1. The Greatest Trick The Supreme Court Ever Pulled Was Convincing The World Roe v. Wade Still Exists


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