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Morning Round-Up 2-11

By on 2.11.14 | 10:05AM

Feature of the Day: Let’s Not Wage War on Smokers. Quitting smoking is good. Stigmatizing smokers isn’t.

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Shirley Temple Won Praise in Diplomatic Career
  2. Nebraska City to Reconsider 2010 Immigration Law

Politico

  1. Obamacare delay sparks new mandate fight
  2. Hillary Clinton’s blast from the past
  3. House GOP rolls dice on debt limit

Reuters

  1. Toss-up seen in race to succeed San Diego’s disgraced ex-mayor
  2. Idaho’s top court grants adoptive rights to spouse in gay marriage
  3. Nevada ends fight to ban gay marriage, cites changed landscape

Wall Street Journal

  1. Frustrated by Karzai, U.S. Shifts Afghanistan Exit Plans
  2. Fannie-Freddie Fate Rests in Courts
  3. Federal Prosecutors Pursue Digital Piracy Cases

Washington Post

  1. Al-Qaeda’s excommunication of Islamist group in Syria prompts high-level U.S. debate
  2. President Obama to launch major new effort on young men of color
  3. Republicans investigating Benghazi blame White House, State Dep’t for failures

Washington Times

  1. Local cops block feds from doing full security clearances, Navy Yard review finds
  2. Medicare paid millions to prisoners
  3. Man sentenced to 30 years in ‘Fast and Furious’ case

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Russia’s Right Turn
  2. The Great Society’s Great Cost

Breitbart

  1. Gallup: D.C. ‘Boomtown’ Only Place in America With Positive Economic Outlook
  2. House GOP Leaders Tie Restoring Veterans’ Pensions to Debt Ceiling Increase

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Close ties leave Center for American Progress, First Solar seeing green
  2. Despite tough month, Chris Christie breaks fundraising records for GOP

CNSNews.com

  1. Obama’s New Delay of Employer Mandate Violates Plain Language of Law
  2. Companies Must Justify Their Workforce Decisions Under Obama’s Latest Rewrite

National Review

  1. The Value of Putin
  2. The Tyranny of Winter

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Mullays Ahoy: Pentagon to Iran: Sail wherever you like
  2. The Hillary Papers

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. How AIPAC Botched Its Biggest Fight in Years
  2. Obama Could Legally Stop Immigrant Deportations

Talking Points Memo

  1. McCaskill: I Wouldn’t Campaign With Obama This Year
  2. GOP Donors Worried About Christie’s 2016 Prospects

ThinkProgress

  1. At Nation’s Largest Jail System, New Indictments Add to Evidence of Corruption and Brutal Beatings

 

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