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Morning Round-Up 1-28

By on 1.28.14 | 10:14AM

Feature of the Day: How the World Gets Drunk

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. States Consider Reviving Old-Fashioned Executions

Politico

  1. State of the Union 2014: How far will Obama go?
  2. Can Mike Lee Save the Tea Party?
  3. John Boehner, unchained

Reuters

  1. U.S. Marines will retry sergeant accused of killing Iraqi civilian
  2. U.S. Senate subcommittee sets hearing for consumer data security
  3. Congressional negotiators reach deal on U.S. farm bill

Wall Street Journal

  1. Government Reaches Deal With Tech Firms on Data Requests
  2. Panel to Investigate N.J. Lane Closures
  3. Insurers Push Back Against Stricter Regulation

Washington Post

  1. Hearings: Senate panel to examine military pension cut
  2. Obama to raise minimum wage for government contract workers
  3. Allegations of widespread overtime abuse at Department of Homeland Security

Washington Times

  1. State of the Union: Few will tune in as Obama becomes lame duck
  2. Hillary Clinton calls Benghazi her ‘biggest regret’
  3. Democratic governors in VA also took expensive gifts under lax state law

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Can Putin Keep Sochi Safe?
  2. John Kerry’s Diplomatic Minefield

Breitbart

  1. Gun Control Ad Starring Gabrielle Giffords to Air Before State of the Union
  2. Islamist Attacks During Christian Services Kill At Least 99 Nigerians

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Mayor that accused Christie of withholding funds recently accused of perjury
  2. Obama can’t be trusted on immigration, Ryan admits

CNSNews.com

  1. Counterterrorism Chair: ‘These Are Going To Be Very Much Threatened Olympics’

National Review

  1. Governing by Pen and Phone
  2. Great Caesar’s Ghost

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Mobility Has Remained Flat, Contrary to Obama’s Claims
  2. Bipartisan Task Force Calls On U.S. To Support Possible Israeli Strike on Iran

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Karzai Gambles with the Taliban
  2. Hillary’s SuperPAC War Proves Again That Campaign Finance Needs a Fix

Talking Points Memo

  1. Obama’s State of the Union Theme: Time to Move Past Reagan’s Vision
  2. Deficit Boogeyman: Budget Cutting For the Fun Of It

ThinkProgress

    1. The Five Worst Things About the New Republican Proposal To Replace Obamacare

 

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