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Morning Round-Up 1-31

By on 1.31.14 | 10:17AM

Feature of the Day: Galileo’s Moon Drawings, the First Realistic Depictions of the Moon in History (1609-1610)

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. NYC Mayor Won’t Attend High-Priced Super Bowl
  2. Air Force Brass: Culture of Fear Led to Cheating
  3. Ahead of Super Bowl, Police Target NYC Sex Ring

Politico

  1. Obama’s power play
  2. Kochs fire back at Harry Reid
  3. House leaders sell immigration blueprint

Reuters

  1. Keystone pipeline review looming, likely to show little climate risk
  2. Exclusive: Top Obama aide predicts drama-free U.S. debt ceiling increase
  3. Analysis: White House hopes for fast-track trade hit political tangle

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Says Syria Delaying Chemical Disarmament
  2. CEOs Pledge Support for Obama’s Effort to Help Long-Term Unemployed
  3. U.S. Economy Shows Signs of Gearing Up

Washington Post

  1. Some states rebrand controversial Common Core education standards
  2. What Henry Waxman’s retirement says about the 2014 election
  3. House panel asks to hear from Obama donor involved in IRS investigation

Washington Times

  1. Red Alert: House GOP earns attaboy from Obama for immigration ‘progress’
  2. $350 million NASA project completed, then mothballed because of lack of need
  3. IRS rules change seen as limiting free speech for nonprofit organizations

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Fall of Football
  2. How the GOP Sold Out Middle America for Corporate America

Breitbart

  1. Exclusive—Mitch McConnell: Obama IRS Fight To Keep Conservative Nonprofits From Forming
  2. Inside the GOP’s Immigration ‘Principles’ Showdown

 The Daily Caller     

  1. MSNBC’s top offensive moments, in the hosts’ own words
  2. Poll: Obamacare unpopular as ever—especially among uninsured

CNSNews.com

  1. Pope Tells Notre Dame: Defend the Freedom of the Church
  2. Obama Will Take ‘Executive Action’ to Reduce Prison Population

National Review

  1. The Cowardice of Wendy Davis
  2. How to Debunk the ‘War on Women’

Washington Free Beacon

  1. High Speed Threat: Pentagon intelligence official says Chinese hypersonic weapon poses major challenge
  2. Poll: Support for Looser Gun Laws Triples

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Iran and North Korea: The Nuclear ‘Axis of Resistance’
  2. The Coming GOP Immigration War

Talking Points Memo

  1. GOP Quietly Alters Its Obamacare Alternative To Scrap Huge Tax Hike
  2. Even Republicans Now View the Iraq War As A Failure

ThinkProgress

    1. The Inside Story of the Charlatan Who Duped the Nation’s Top Conservatives

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