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Morning Round-Up 12-12

By on 12.12.13 | 10:21AM

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Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Federal Data Show Health Disparities Among States
  2. Aviation Schools Prepare For Boom in Drone Jobs
  3. Fired US Sen. Alexander Staffer Expected in Court


  1. GOP split on budget deal
  2. Lament of the Plutocrats: Wall Street is fed up with the White House—and Republicans too
  3. The Left’s Reality Problem


  1. Washington’s American University lifts lockdown, no arrest
  2. For some Obamacare shoppers, a brief grace period on premiums
  3. Amid slight data, Michigan’s right-to-work law fight rages on

Wall Street Journal

  1. Budget Deal Picks Up Steam
  2. Sebelius Calls for Review of Contracting Practice
  3. Shifting Landscape Marks Mideast Talks

Washington Post

  1. How sequester cuts divided the winners from the losers—including Head Start children
  2. Health care law’s employer exchange—is it helping or failing small businesses?
  3. Paul Ryan’s boldest moment? It’s happening right now.

Washington Times

  1. All-out war breaks out in GOP over budget
  2. Joe Biden admits his ancestors were illegal immigrants
  3. Frack off! Colleges ditch fossil-fuel stock

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Benedict Option
  2. Can the Print Magazine Survive?

The Blaze

  1. The Two Most Notable Moments From Wednesday’s Sebelius Hearing Include Shouting and ‘Freedom’


  1. Exclusive—Rubio: Budget Deal Fails to Stop Washington Spending Problems
  2. The Fracking Renaissance

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Obamacare marketplace violates federal security law
  2. Paul Ryan justifies his lousy budget deal: ‘Elections have consequences’

  1. Debt Up $3T In Less Than 3 Yrs Under Boehner’s Deals; More Than Under All Presidents From Washington Through Reagan
  2. Taxpayers Have Spent $14K for Each Obamacare Enrollee So Far

National Review

  1. Nuclear Gangbangers
  2. Reform the Pentagon

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Sources: White House Has Killed Iran Sanctions
  2. Budget Deal Hits Military Retirees with Pension Cuts, Federal Retirees Untouched

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance
  2. The School Shootings You Didn’t Hear About—One Every Two Weeks Since Newtown

Talking Points Memo

  1. Map: How Is Obamacare Enrollment Going?
  2. Brent Bozell Thinks Ryan’s Budget Deal Will Lead To A Conservative Revolt in the GOP


   1. Pope Francis Has Done More Than You Think in 2013


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