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Morning Round-Up 2-12

By on 2.12.14 | 10:23AM

Feature of the Day: What Cold War CIA Interrogators Learned from the Nazis

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Republican Wins San Diego Mayor Special Election
  2. Judge to Hear Challenge of Texas’ Gay Marriage Ban
  3. Death Penalty: Which States Have It, Which Don’t?

Politico

  1. The GOP’s debt ceiling surrender
  2. Koch brothers bombard vulnerable Senate Democrat Kay Hagan
  3. The plot to make Big Food pay

Reuters

  1. Winter exposes weakness in U.S. natgas supply network

Wall Street Journal

  1. Battle Over California Drought Solution
  2. CIA’s Drones, Barely Secret, Receive Rare Public Nod
  3. Fed’s Yellen Sets Course for Steady Bond-Buy Cuts

Washington Post

  1. Did the debt ceiling fight teach the tea party a lesson?
  2. As energy panel chair, Landrieu marks a major shift from Wyden
  3. What do the jobless do when the benefits end?

Washington Times

  1. D.C. area braces for winter’s next wallop; up to 10 inches possible in frigid temps
  2. Unions pressing for judges friendly to labor
  3. Rep. Peter King: Outside security worries at NSA left inside vulnerable

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Old Testament Armed Forces
  2. Victory Over AIPAC, What It Means, What It Doesn’t

Breitbart

  1. World View: Pakistan Asked to Send 30,000 Troops to Saudi Arabia
  2. Rep. James Lankford Introduces Bill for States to Opt Out of Obamacare With ‘Health Care Compact’

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Conservatives rally against debt ceiling ‘surrender,’ call for Boehner’s head
  2. How many Obamacare customers have paid for their plans?

CNSNews.com

  1. Boehner’s Office on Obama ‘Rewriting’ ACA: ‘We Are Examining All of Our Options’
  2. CBO Director: ‘Large and Growing Federal Debt’ Could Produce ‘Fiscal Crisis’

National Review

  1. Obama Frees America From the Tyranny of Law
  2. A Too Early Look at the 2016 Presidential Race

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Suspect Software: Belarus confirms software work for U.S. medical and insurance companies
  2. Influence Operation: Former national security leaders voice concerns over Islamist infiltration of conservative movement

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Rand Paul Woos the Base With Hot Monica Lewinsky Talk
  2. Mafia’s Cocaine-in-a-Can Bust

Talking Points Memo

  1. Obamacare Drafters Dismiss GOP’s Last Ditch Legal Attack on the Law
  2. Christie Tosses Read Meat to Conservatives in Chicago

ThinkProgress

    1. Study: GOP Obstruction Is Leaving Nearly 6 Million Americans Without Medical Coverage

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