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Morning Round-Up 2-6

By on 2.6.14 | 10:06AM

Feature of the Day: First Event of Sochi Olympics: The Hotel Construction Sprint

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Politico

  1. The 10 Most Outrageous Government Boondoggles I Ever Saw
  2. Immigration reform’s other hurdle
  3. Feds fight Notre Dame on contraception rule reprieve

Reuters

  1. U.S. services growth quickens in January: Markit

Wall Street Journal

  1. Hackers Tailored Malware to Retailers
  2. Insurers Face New Pressure Over Limited Doctor Choice
  3. More Men in Prime Working Ages Don’t Have Jobs

Washington Post

  1. A rare look inside the Koch Brothers political empire
  2. Boehner proposes linking debt limit hike to a restoration of recent cuts to military benefits
  3. Veterans groups call for increased VA spending in 2015

Washington Times

  1. Specter of welfare state jolts Democrats; CBO hits election pitches for jobs
  2. Still haven’t learned: Freddie, Fannie taking new mortgage risks with questionable appraisals
  3. IRS email reveals Lerner’s role in tax rule to restrain nonprofits

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Pete Seeger’s Conservative Socialism
  2. Stop Hiding Behind the CBO

Breitbart

  1. Brian Terry’s Brother Rips Holder on Fast and Furious: ‘Where Is the Accountability?’
  2. New York Times Profits Down 50%; Print, Digital Revenues Still Falling

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Obama admin unilaterally changes law to allow immigrants with ‘limited’ terror contact into US
  2. Department of Labor employees union alleges racial discrimination in complaint to Secretary Perez

CNSNews.com

  1. Michelle Obama Pitches Student Aid: ‘Almost Everyone is Eligible’
  2. Poll: 51% Still Oppose Obamacare and 19% Say It’s Hurting Their Family Now

National Review

  1. Wasteful High Jinks at the Labor Department
  2. Obamacare’s Attack on the Work Ethic

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Russian Officials Implicated in Death of Sergei Magnitsky Could Face Sanctions
  2. Cuban Activist Arrested Ahead of Human Rights Summit

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. GOP Will Force Reid to Save Obama’s Iran Policy—Over and Over Again
  2. Can B-List Hollywood Stars Shine in Washington?

Talking Points Memo

  1. Christie’s Evolving Answers on When He Knew About the Bridge Closures
  2. Luxury Goods Are the Only Growth Industries—And That’s Bad

ThinkProgress

    1. Conservatives Seize on Report to Argue Obamacare Is A Job Killer—But the Author Says They’re Wrong

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