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Morning Round-Up 2-28

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Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Troubled State-Run Websites Get Health Law Fix
  2. Nuclear Dump Leak Raises Questions About Cleanup
  3. GAO Report: Airline Pilot Shortage? Not Clear

Politico

  1. How business went ‘Defcon 1’ in Arizona
  2. Dept. of Experiments

Reuters

  1. Obama, tech firms to announce software donations to U.S. schools
  2. Chronically ill facing high drugs costs under U.S. health law
  3. U.S. expands healthy food assistance to women, infants and children

Wall Street Journal

  1. GDP Cut to 2.4% from 3.2% in Fourth Quarter
  2. Future of Ex-Im Bank Divides Republicans
  3. Health Plans Rush to Size Up New Clients

Washington Post

  1. After veto in Arizona, conservatives vow to fight for religious liberties
  2. After government shutdown, dozens of lawmakers gave to charity
  3. The fight for Mitt Romney’s donors is on

Washington Times

  1. Cool or cringe-worthy? Obama, Biden work out in business wear for ‘Let’s move!’
  2. Joe Biden reveals Obama freeze-out over gay gaffe
  3. Exposed: The yearlong IRS plot to punish tea party, nonprofit groups

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Carrying the Torch for Karl Kraus
  2. North Korea: “More to Be Pitied Than Feared”

Breitbart

  1. Taxpayer-Funded Planned Parenthood Promotes Sado-Masochism, Bondage to Teens in Video
  2. Gunmen Seize Crimean Airport

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Rumors persist that Hillary won’t run because health is worse than disclosed
  2. Housing market hamstrung by buyers’ crippling student loan debt

CNSNews.com

  1. Kerry: ‘7- to 11-Thousand Foreign Fighters’ in Syria Pose Terror Threat
  2. DOJ to Spend $750K Training ‘High-Risk’ Inmates in Technology

National Review

  1. Celebrate Gay Marriage—Or Else
  2. Putin’s Ukraine Gambit

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Israel Urges IAEA to Issue Full Report on Iran Nuclear Research
  2. Obama Group Fires Fundraiser Who Collected Check from Felon

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Neo-Nazis Pour Into Kiev
  2. Putin’s Bluff: U.S. Spies Say Russia Won’t Invade Ukraine

Talking Points Memo

  1. Poof! The GOP’s Disappearing Promise to Vote to Replace Obamacare
  2. The Week The ‘Religious Freedom’ Movement Hit Its High Water Mark

ThinkProgress

    1. Walt Disney World Pulls Support of Boy Scouts Over Prohibition on LGBT Troop Leaders

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