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Morning Round-Up 2-5

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Feature of the Day: The coin prince: inside Bitcoin’s first big money-laundering scandal

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. CVS Caremark Plans to Stop Tobacco Products Sales
  2. Exam Cheating Scandal Hits Navy Nuclear Force
  3. Bill Nye: Bible Doesn’t Tell Earth’s True History

Politico

  1. The Obamacare bailout battle
  2. House GOP divided on debt ceiling
  3. Congress approves 5-year farm bill

Reuters

  1. Obamacare to cut work hours by equivalent of 2 million jobs: CBO
  2. New York mayor to skip St. Patrick’s parade over gay group exclusion
  3. U.S. to launch ‘climate hubs’ to help farmers face climate change

Wall Street Journal

  1. Assault on California Power Station Raises Alarm on Potential Terrorism
  2. Republicans Closing the Money Gap in Senate Races
  3. Congress Eases Standoff With White House Over Sanctions

Washington Post

  1. U.S. curtails drone strikes in Pakistan as officials there seek peace talks with Taliban
  2. House GOP moves closer to debt limit strategy but still no consensus, Boehner says
  3. Thoughts on Cass Sunstein’s criticisms of libertarianism and Originalism

Washington Times

  1. ‘Six Californias’ plan doable, could be on November ballot
  2. D.C. to make penalty for pot possession $25—less than a parking ticket
  3. College presidents, corporate CEOs to help Obama in end-run around Congress

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Anti-Jefferson
  2. The Kerry Peace Mission: An Unbalanced Balancing Act

Breitbart

  1. Boehner, Undeterred, Moves Forward on Immigration
  2. Paul, Trump, Huckabee, Lee to Head New Hampshire Event

 The Daily Caller     

  1. CGI Federal earned 6 more CMS contracts after Obamacare website flop
  2. Union members in black shirts reportedly intimidated workers at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga during business hours

CNSNews.com

  1. Obamacare Will ‘Reduce Incentives to Work,’ But WH Spins It As ‘Choice’ and ‘Options’
  2. Debt Up $6.666 Trillion Under Obama

National Review

  1. Unequal to the Challenge
  2. CBO’s Obamacare Scorecard

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Muslim Brotherhood Leader Meets Obama in White House
  2. Experts: Iran Exerting Troubling Influence in Latin America

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Exclusive: Florida Rep Helped Fugitive Embezzlers
  2. MLK Family Wars Over Peace Prize

Talking Points Memo

  1. GOP Senator Touts Obamacare Budget Report—Then Trashes It
  2. Why the Farm Bill Matters

ThinkProgress

     1. Obamacare Finally Gives Workers the Freedom Conservatives Demanded

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