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Morning Round-Up 2-18

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Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Colo. Pot Aids Kids With Seizures, Worries Doctors

Politico

  1. Rand Paul’s Republican revolution
  2. Kathleen Sebelius: No job loss under Obamacare
  3. Obama to order tougher fuel standards for heavy trucks

Reuters

  1. White House report on economic stimulus rekindles debate five years later
  2. Indiana moves closer to constitutional ban on same-sex marriage
  3. Conservative group’s anti-union efforts to target U.S. auto plants

Wall Street Journal

  1. Iranian Hacking to Test NSA Nominee Michael Rogers
  2. U.S. Revisits Options on Syria as Talks Stall
  3. Rep. Cantor: U.S. Needs to Be More Forceful Overseas

Washington Post

  1. U.S. seeks prisoner swap with Taliban to free Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
  2. Congressional Republicans are focused on calming their divided ranks
  3. Study: Repealing Missouri’s background check law associated with a murder spike

Washington Times

  1. Secession movement in New York pushes for Big Apple to split from Upstate
  2. Iranian leader predicting failure before six nations nuke talks even start
  3. Increasing anti-deportation protests show down side of immigration issue for Democrats

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. How a Careerist Culture Leads to Military Scandals
  2. The Legacy of Booker T. Washington and the Atlanta Compromise

Breitbart

  1. Gun Companies Continue to Abandon North for Pro-Gun South
  2. Former Employee: Planned Parenthood ‘Money-Grubbing, Evil, Very Sad, Sad Place to Work’

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Hollywood asks California to cut taxes—for the film industry
  2. Food stamp use among troops skyrockets during Obama admin

CNSNews.com

  1. McConnell on Allowing Vote to Increase Debt Limit: ‘My Job Is to Protect the Country’
  2. 64% Earning At/Below Minimum Wage Are Under 30; 63% Work in Restaurants, Bars, Retail

National Review

  1. Lessons of World War I
  2. VW Workers Escape from Detroit

Washington Free Beacon

  1. White House Will Not Interfere With Rising Iranian Oil Sales
  2. DHS Building National License Plate Reader Database

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Spy Chief: We Should’ve Told You We Track Your Calls
  2. Why is Walmart Paying Chris Christie’s Pals?

Talking Points Memo

  1. Darrell Issa Rallies the GOP to Fight Obama’s ‘Imperial Presidency’
  2. Bobby Jindal Relaunches Himself One More Time

ThinkProgress

    1. Republicans Slam Stimulus on Fifth Anniversary—But Most Took Credit For It Back Home

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