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Morning Round-Up 12-16

By on 12.16.13 | 10:31AM

Feature of the Day: Here’s How The Military Wasted Your Money in 2013

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. $100M Navy Charity Scammer to Be Sentenced in Ohio
  2. Report: Many Private College Presidents Make $1M
  3. AP-GFK Poll: Another Worry About New Health Law


  1. Machiavelli With Malaprops: A quarter-century of covering Harry Reid
  2. With eyes on Hillary Clinton, Democrats fight to maintain digital edge
  3. Gingrich: Budget deal keeps focus on Obamacare


  1. Obamacare website back up ahead of schedule after maintenance
  2. Regional water deal elusive for Detroit emergency manager

Wall Street Journal

  1. GOP Incumbents Lean on Donors to Beat Back Primary Foes
  2. Budget Set for Tighter Vote in Senate
  3. Tea-Party Resistance Clouds Push for Major Trade Pacts

Washington Post

  1. After Senate budget vote, few hopes for a productive 2014
  2. Is Paul Ryan prepping for a 2016 presidential run? Probably not. But he’s not saying
  3. Wonkbook: Insurers will spend more than $500 million to get people to sign up for Obamacare

Washington Times

  1. Endangered species: ‘Warthog’ faces extinction as Air Force eyes Pacific
  2. Ryan pleads with conservatives as budget deal heads to Senate
  3. Poll: Obamacare to drive up health care costs for everyone

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Why Steve Stockman Doesn’t Scare the Establishment
  2. The Promise and Peril of “Big Data” in the Workplace

The Blaze

  1. Congressmen Move to Declassify Key Part of 9/11 Report That They Say Could Indicate Hijackers Had Outside Help


  1. House Report: Ill-Trained Obamacare Navigators Encouraging Fraud, Jeopardizing Private Info
  2. Suspicious Package Shuts Down Capitol

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Report: 50,000-60,000 paper Obamacare applications still haven’t been processed
  2. Who tops Cruz in early Iowa 2016 poll?

  1. GOP’s ‘Young Guns’ Program Backs Pro-Abortion, Pro-Gay Marriage Candidates for Congress
  2. Sister Wives: Judge Rules Key Parts of Utah Anti-Polygamy Law Unconstitutional

National Review

  1. Christie’s Right Hand
  2. The Wrong Kind of White House Shake-Up

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Report: Palestinians Reject Kerry Peace Plan
  2. Female Integration into Combat Roles Could Harm National Security

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Syria’s Saudi Jihadist Problem
  2. Was Rick Santorum Right About Polygamy After All?

Talking Points Memo

  1. Paul Ryan Indicates GOP Willing to Hold Debt Limit Hostage Again
  2. Pope Francis to Critics: I’m No Marxist, But They’re Good People


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