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Morning Round-Up 1-10

By on 1.10.14 | 10:02AM

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Morning Headlines

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. Doctors Say Cutting Food Stamps Could Backfire
  2. Report: Sexism Part of Military Academies’ Culture
  3. Deep Freeze May Have Cost Economy About $5 Billion

Politico

  1. Chris Christie’s damage control
  2. Who Lost Iraq?
  3. Bob Goodlatte pushes immigration solution

Reuters

  1. Christie fires aide in NJ bridge scandal; prosecutor launches probe
  2. Colorado airports tighten rules on marijuana possession
  3. In Supreme Court case, business group targets Obama appointments

Wall Street Journal

  1. Obama Readies Revamp of NSA
  2. More Students Subsidize Classmates’ Tuition
  3. U.S. Seeks to Resume Training of Iraqi Commandos

 Washington Post

  1. Karzai is unlikely to meet deadline on signing long-term security deal, U.S. envoy says
  2. Obama donor leading Justice Department’s IRS investigation
  3. NY-based Democracy Prep to take over struggling Imagine Southeast charter school

Washington Times

  1. FBI, dragging feet on IRS probe, finally contacts tea party groups
  2. House GOP moves to permanently ban tax-funded abortions in nation’s capital
  3. Obama vows ‘action’ on poverty, unveils plans for ‘promise zones’

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Everybody’s Morrissey Nowadays
  2. Our Real Enemy in Syria: al-Nusra

Breitbart

  1. Democrats Save Illegal Alien Tax Credit, Kill Move to Restore Veterans’ Pensions
  2. Exclusive—Rep. Bridenstine: Obama’s Politics of War Cannot Continue in Afghanistan

The Blaze

  1. Rush Limbaugh Noticed a Key Detail About Chris Christie’s Speech That You Might Find Interesting

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Is Scott Walker next?
  2. From This Town to Our Town: A political reporter explains why he left Washington for good

CNSNews.com

  1. 74% of U.S. Afghan Casualties Came After Obama Ordered Troops Increased
  2. Majority of Senators Now Support Deferred-Action Iran Sanctions Bill Opposed by Obama

National Review

  1. Fighting Back Against the New Anti-Semitism
  2. Obama’s War on Poor Nuns

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Poverty Chic
  2. Dangerous Waters: State Department calls new China fishing curbs in South China Sea ‘dangerous and provocative’

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Egypt’s Arab Spring Gives Way to Spring Of the Patriarch
  2. Did Chris Christie Turn a Blind Eye?

Talking Points Memo

  1. Could Christie’s Bridge Scandal Really Lead to Criminal Charges?
  2. Unemployment Falls Below 7 Percent

ThinkProgress

  1. All-Male Congressional Committee Considers Imposing Far-Reaching Abortion Restrictions

 

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