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Morning Round-Up 2-7

By on 2.7.14 | 10:15AM

Feature of the Day: The Sochi Opening Ceremonies: How To Watch and What to Expect

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Western Tribes Have New Authority Over Non-Indians
  2. NATO Trial Asks Question: Who’s A Terrorist?
  3. Obama Signing Farm Bill That Trims Food Stamps

Politico

  1. The GOP’s confused inequality message
  2. 2014 election poll: Mitch McConnell trails Alison Lundergan Grimes by 4
  3. Chris Christie’s Loss is [Someone’s] Gain

Reuters

  1. Exclusive: Pentagon to boost missile defense spending by over $4 billion: sources
  2. U.S. job growth seen snapping back from winter chill
  3. U.S. House Speaker Boehner expresses doubts over immigration bill

Wall Street Journal

  1. Pentagon Drops Plan to Mothball USS George Washington
  2. Energy a Bright Spot for Trade
  3. Lawmakers Reach Deal on Doctor Payments

Washington Post

  1. U.S employers add 113K jobs; rate dips to 6.6 pct.
  2. Boehner: Immigration reform stalls because GOP has widespread doubt about Obama
  3. OPM: Contractors will no longer review their own background checks

Washington Times

  1. Rand Paul demands Dems return money raised by ‘sexual predator’ Bill Clinton
  2. Alaska primed to become third state to legalize retail marijuana
  3. Biden suggests White House open to immigration fix without pathway to citizenship

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Europe Goes Expansionist
  2. Affirmative Action’s Personal Costs and Consequences

Breitbart

  1. How the Tea Party Cornered John Boehner on Immigration
  2. Girl Scout Cookiecott Breaks Out All Over

 The Daily Caller     

  1. ‘Shameful smear tactics’: MSNBC tries to link Ed Gillespie to war criminal Milosevic
  2. NRCC making mock Democratic websites ahead of 2014 elections

CNSNews.com

  1. Manchin: ‘We Haven’t Been Successful’ in Changing Afghanistan: ‘Time to Leave’
  2. Pew Study: Christians Are the World’s Most Oppressed Religious Group

National Review

  1. Freedom for the Job-Locked
  2. The Feminist Mystique

Washington Free Beacon

  1. McKeon Sends Letter to President on Russia’s Breach of Arms Treaty
  2. GAO: DHS Mismanaging Upgrades to ‘Vital’ Border Enforcement System

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Exclusive: U.S. Won’t Seize Taliban Ally’s Cash
  2. Up to a Point: PJ O’Rourke on Sochi and Senate Slackers

Talking Points Memo

  1. The GOP’s No-Win Situation in the Georgia Senate Race
  2. GOP Leaders: Immigration Won’t Happen Because Obama Is Too Lawless

ThinkProgress

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