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Morning Round-Up 2-19

By on 2.19.14 | 10:16AM

Feature of the Day: You Are Subsidizing a Fancy Beach House That Will Be Destroyed in a Flood

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Los Angeles Bishop Kept Altar Boy List From Police

Politico

  1. Mississippi 2014 Senate election: Anatomy of a takedown
  2. Climate billionaire aims to set stage for 2016
  3. Who will help the newly insured?

Reuters

  1. VW workers may block southern U.S. deals if no unions: labor chief

Wall Street Journal

  1. Raising Minimum Wage Reduces Jobs, Poverty, Study Says
  2. Fathers Blast Utah’s Strict Adoption Laws
  3. AT&T Got National Security Requests for 35,000 Accounts

Washington Post

  1. As Obama heads to meeting with Canada and Mexico, several agenda items are stalled
  2. Scott Walker, eyeing 2016, faces fallout from investigations as ex-aide’s emails are released
  3. American courts using foreign law that incorporates religious law

Washington Times

  1. Issues of corruption, fraud in investor-visa program date back two decades
  2. Stimulate job growth with Keystone XL, not minimum-wage hike: Sen. Thune
  3. Siberian shale find fuels Russia’s fracking future

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Why ‘The Lego Movie’ Resonates
  2. A Painean Policy Proposal from a Beltway Burkean

Breitbart

  1. Exclusive: O’Keefe Busts Illegal Voter Scheme to ‘Turn Texas Blue’
  2. California Democrat Retires—Before First Term Is Over

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Rep. Louie Gohmert launches conservative PAC to defend candidates against establishment Republican attacks
  2. Fourth Georgia hospital closes due to Obamacare payment cuts

CNSNews.com

  1. +106%: Obama Has More Than Doubled Marketable U.S. Debt
  2. Lowest Beer Taxes? WY—Lowest Wine Taxes? LA—Lowest Spirits Tax? WY, NH

National Review

  1. The Shrinking Imperialist President
  2. Mudslide in Republican Senate Primaries

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Split within Al Qaeda Over Syrian Rebels Grows
  2. Iconoclast Army General to Get Third Star

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. The Battle for Kiev Begins
  2. Crusader for Gun Rights Aims for Second Shot With Dems

Talking Points Memo

  1. Obama Faces Liberal Revolt on Social Security Cuts
  2. GOP Lawmakers Want to Define Anti-Gay Discrimination As ‘Religious Freedom’

ThinkProgress

     1. 10 Dangerous Anti-Abortion Bills That Are Already Gaining Traction This Year

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