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Morning Round-Up 1-17

By on 1.17.14 | 10:06AM

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Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. AP Source: NSA Phone Data Control To Come To End
  2. US Sen. Coburn To Resign After Current Session
  3. Newtown Gunman Apparently Called Radio in 2011

Politico

  1. The Political Genius of Pope Francis
  2. Robert Gates fires back at Harry Reid over book criticism
  3. Republicans’ love-hate relationship with a tax credit

Reuters

  1. Christie takes scandal damage test with election fundraising
  2. A new university bets on a hybrid online-learning model

Wall Street Journal

  1. Cigarettes Tied to More Deaths, Types of Illness
  2. GOP Leaders Set to Embrace Legal Status for Immigrants
  3. West Virginia Inspectors Visited Chemical Spill Site Five Times Since 2001

Washington Post

  1. Environmental groups say Obama needs to address climate change more aggressively
  2. Women are wielding notable influence in Congress
  3. Here’s how the Coburn special election will work.

Washington Times

  1. Rep. Sensenbrenner pushes bill to update Voting Rights Act
  2. Pruden: The question to haunt the West
  3. Obama to continue modified NSA meta-data gathering program

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Intel Community Makes Peace
  2. Why Congress Is Held in Contempt

Breitbart

  1. Take This, Harry Reid
  2. Justice Dept. Won’t Let Federal Agents Profile Terror Suspects By Religion, Gender

The Blaze

  1. Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay Slams Obama: His ‘Tyranny’ Is ‘Unbelievable and Scary’

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Analysis: Men still make a lot more than women in Obama’s White House
  2. HealthCare.gov payment system STILL not built

CNSNews.com

  1. Who Read 1,582-Page $1.1T Spending Bill? Congressman: ‘Nobody Did’
  2. Fed Owns 64% More U.S. Government Debt Than China

National Review

  1. Not His War
  2. Immigration Reform Reboot?

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Paul Ryan Endorses Elise Stefanik for 2014 House Race
  2. Fmr. Intelligence, Military Officials Urge Against Implementation of NSA Reforms

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. How the NSA Recruits in a Post-Snowden World
  2. Dianne Feinstein and the Pink Drone, or Was It?

Talking Points Memo

  1. Enter the Alligator: Christie’s Bridge Lawyer Has a ‘Merciless’ Reputation
  2. Ratings Plummet For ‘Duck Dynasty’ Premiere After Star’s Gay-Bashing Interview

ThinkProgress

   1. The Myth of the Absent Black Father

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