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Morning Round-Up 12-6

By on 12.6.13 | 10:25AM

Morning Headlines

Feature of the Day: Giant World War II Sub Discovery Shines Light on 4 Historic Submarines Still Missing


Associated Press

  1. Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Icon, Mourned World Over
  2. Stop and Frisk A Dilemma For Bratton As NYPD Head
  3. ‘Ice Friday’ Bears Down on Texas, Much of Midwest


  1. Improving economy defies Washington, for now
  2. The presidents and Nelson Mandela
  3. Paul Ryan, Patty Murray a few billion apart


  1. White House reverses, says Obama met uncle and lived with him during law school
  2. Two Britons to plead guilty to terror charges in U.S. court
  3. U.S. fast-food workers rally for higher minimum wage

Wall Street Journal

  1. Budget Pact Comes Into View
  2. Four Things To Know Before the Jobs Report
  3. Boehner Signals Willingness to Consider Unemployment-Benefit Extension

Washington Post

  1. Grief, deep admiration expressed worldwide for the revered Nelson Mandela
  2. Obama administration awards $55 million to boost health-care workforce
  3. Study: Refusing Medicaid expansion will cost states billions of dollars

Washington Times

  1. Shades of Vietnam: Spike in U.S. troop deaths tied to stricter rules of engagement
  2. New battlefront emerges in war between Republicans, tea party
  3. IRS drops the ball…again: Scandal-starred agency missing out on late-fee payday

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Would Someone Just Shut That Pope Up?
  2. Companies and Conservatives Prepare for Oncoming Carbon Taxes

The Blaze

  1. What You Might Not Have Known About Nelson Mandela


  1. IRS Floats Rule Changes to Tip 2014 Elections
  2. Polls Show Americans Oppose HHS Abortion Mandate

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Obama dismisses IRS targeting of conservatives: ‘They’ve got a list, and suddenly everybody’s outraged’
  2. Why Nelson Mandela surprised us

  1. Obamacare Reg Treats Congress That Spent $3.5 Trillion as a ‘Small Business’
  2. Pope Francis Appeals for Release of Nuns Kidnapped by Syrian Rebels

National Review

  1. The Minimum Wage and the Rise of the Machines
  2. Obamacare Dumps Unpaid Bills on Providers

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Dirty Pool: The rise of secretarial journalism
  2. The Meaning of Masculinity

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Freed Taliban Prisoners in Pakistan and Afghanistan Return to Jihad
  2. Don’t Sanitize Nelson Mandela: He’s Honored Now, But Was Hated Then

Talking Points Memo

  1. Anti-Obamacare Doctors Pledge to Fight Against Creeping Socialism
  2. Unemployment Falls to 7 Percent In November, 203,000 Jobs Added


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