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Morning Round-Up 1-2

By on 1.2.14 | 10:01AM

Feature of the Day: 2014: Good Year for a Great War?

Morning Headlines

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. Health Overhaul Benefits Take Effect With New Year
  2. Legal Weed Sales Bring Long Lines to Colorado
  3. Marketing Efforts To Uninsured Youth Ramp Up

Politico

  1. Social conservatives make big money plans
  2. For Obamacare, it’s finally showtime
  3. As D.C. turns: 14 days to watch in 2014

Reuters

  1. Doctors, hospitals expect some confusion as Obamacare plans start
  2. Threatening snowstorm may be early test for N.Y. Mayor de Blasio

Wall Street Journal

  1. Surprises From 25 Years Covering the Economy
  2. The Test for Diplomacy With Iran
  3. Murders Drop in Five Largest Cities

Washington Post

  1. Supreme Court temporarily allows religious groups not to cover birth control
  2. Why the start of 2014 is a pivotal moment for liberals
  3. Five federal-government stories to keep your eye on for 2014

Washington Times

  1. Inside the Pentagon’s sexual revolution
  2. Apple denies aiding NSA with iPhone hack technology
  3. Opening development of oil sector catapults Mexico as leader of emerging markets

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. How Police Became a Standing Army

Breitbart

  1. NYT to Obama: Stop Vilification of Edward Snowden
  2. Bound By Bad Precedent, Judge Rules Against Free Speech in Boston

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Obama’s deputies release leftist who collaborated with Twin Towers jihadis
  2. Gene Sperling issues panicked call for extended unemployment benefits

CNSNews.com

  1. 10,988,269: 2013 Closes With Record Number on Disability Getting Highest-Ever Monthly Benefits
  2. Chinese Tycoon Wants to Buy The New York Times

National Review

  1. Bill in the China Shop: ‘We Won’t Wait, We’ll Do It Now’
  2. The Lost Generation

Washington Free Beacon

  1. The Year Ahead for Obamacare

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Obama To Cut Middle East Democracy Programs
  2. Bill de Blasio Starts His Progressive Revolution

Talking Points Memo

  1. Poll: Americans Have Very Little Faith in Government
  2. Ship Being Outfitted in Virginia To Destroy Syria’s Chemical Weapons

ThinkProgress

  1. Chief Justice Warns Sequestration Cuts Already Threatening Public Safety

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