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Morning Round-Up 1-6

By on 1.6.14 | 9:58AM

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Morning Headlines

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. NJ Works to Curb Sex Trafficking Before Super Bowl
  2. Frigid Temperatures in States to Plummet Further
  3. Growing Number of Seniors Caring for Other Seniors

Politico

  1. Hillary Clinton’s shadow campaign
  2. Budget battle nears finish line
  3. Brian Schweitzer: 2016 bid would ruin life

Reuters

  1. Wyoming Senate hopeful Cheney to drop out: reports
  2. Senator Paul wants light punishment of Snowden for NSA leaks
  3. Billionaire Ludwig’s estate donates $540 million for U.S. cancer research

Wall Street Journal

  1. Congress Returns to Spar, Set Up Midterm Elections
  2. 5 Questions on the Economy To Be Answered in 2014
  3. Political Donors Chase Funding Alternative

Washington Post

  1. Koch-backed political network built to shield donors raised $400 million in 2012 elections
  2. Harry Reid’s advice to Republicans—and why they won’t follow it
  3. Churning between Medicaid and exchanges could leave gaps in coverage, experts warn

Washington Times

  1. Exclusive: Republicans set to deliver big statement on abortion
  2. Group run by al Qaeda Terrorist Invited to Brief Dems on Drone Policy
  3. In midst of Big Freeze, Obama to exert presidential powers on ‘global warming’

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. How to Win a War With Iran—Don’t Start It
  2. Rand Paul vs. the National Security Hawks

Breitbart

  1. Seven Minimum Wage Facts That Have Democrats Worried
  2. California Obamacare Exchange Extends Payment Deadline to January 15

The Blaze

  1. The Obama Appointee Set to Take Office Today and His Concerning Past

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Obamacare threatens cuts for volunteer firefighters
  2. Scott Walker to tea party: Focus on defeating Democrats, not challenging Republicans

CNSNews.com

  1. Kerry: We’ll Help Iraq Fight al-Qaeda, But No ‘Boots on The Ground’
  2. Gov. Scott Walker: WH Wants to ‘Talk About Anything But Obamacare’

National Review

  1. Rachel’s Show
  2. Sensible on Weed

Washington Free Beacon

  1. NLRB Backs Down on Pro-Union Posters

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Rand Paul’s Audacity of Nope: Suing Obama Over Domestic Surveillance
  2. Marco Rubio Is Wrong: The War on Poverty Worked

Talking Points Memo

  1. ALEC’s New Obamacare Obstruction Plan Won’t Work
  2. Steven Seagal Says He Might Run for Governor in Arizona

ThinkProgress

   1. David Brooks And the Not-So-Subtle Consequences of Getting Stoned

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