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Morning Round-Up 2-20

By on 2.20.14 | 10:04AM

Feature of the Day: Getting Banned From ‘SNL’: The Exact Moment That Got 10 Performers Permanently Booted

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Roadside Survey of Impaired Driving Causes Outcry
  2. Keystone Pipeline Faces New Obstacle in Nebraska

Politico

  1. Senate battle in Michigan: Whiskey and sled rides
  2. Nation’s biggest teachers union slams ‘botched’ Common Core implementation
  3. Dave Camp defies skeptics, plans tax bill next week

Reuters

  1. Same-sex couples challenge Colorado ban on gay marriage
  2. Washington state regulators set stricter limits on pot production
  3. Biden: ‘We may not get to 7 million’ by Obamacare deadline

Wall Street Journal

  1. Deadly Gunfire Erupts in Kiev, Breaking Truce Agreement
  2. Fed Puts Rate Increase on the Radar
  3. After Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Brain-Injured Veterans Search for Solace

Washington Post

  1. Report: Deadly drone strike in Yemen failed to comply with Obama’s rule to protect civilians
  2. Expanded Medicaid will be subject of forced vote by Republicans in VA House
  3. In 2014 midterms, parties see different issues and states as path to Senate majority

Washington Times

  1. Supreme Court asked to decide on three gun cases
  2. Troops left to fend for themselves after Army was warned of flaws in rifle
  3. Hillary Clinton dominates the 2016 field in Ohio, poll shows

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Walking Away from War
  2. How Universities Fail Their Students in Crisis

Breitbart

  1. EU Funds ‘Radical Anti-Israel Organizations’
  2. Ukrainian Skier Quits 2014 Winter Olympics Because of Kiev Violence

 The Daily Caller

  1. White House adviser: Obamacare didn’t kill jobs because people have been hired since it passed
  2. Feds sank more than $180,000 into Corvette museum devoured by sinkhole

CNSNews.com

  1. DHS Contracted to Purchase 704 Million Rounds of Ammo Over Next 4 Years; 2,500 Rounds Per Officer
  2. Ex-CBO Chief: Obamacare’s Work Disincentive ‘Exactly the Same’ As Welfare’s

National Review

  1. The Outdated Business Model of Diversity, Inc.
  2. Ukraine: Back from the Brink?

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Matt Doheny Jumps into House Race Despite GOP Elise Stefanik Support
  2. The Billionaire’s Broadsheet: Carlos Slim to exercise New York Times warrants

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Obama Admin Stiff-Arms Alleged Survivors of Chemical Attack in Syria
  2. The End of Republicans and Democrats (And Your Libertarian Future)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Four Reasons The GOP Has A Huge Advantage In the 2014 Elections
  2. Scott Walker and His ‘Inner Circle’ Used Secret Email System

ThinkProgress

    1. Vladimir Putin’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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