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Morning Round-Up 4-15

By on 4.15.14 | 9:50AM

Feature of the Day: Small U.S. Colleges Battle Death Spiral as Enrollment Drops

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. People With Old Social Security Debts Get Reprieve
  2. First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs

Politico

  1. GOP Senate may run purple
  2. Don’t think you can fool the IRS
  3. Sylvia Mathews Burwell: Do’s and don’ts

Reuters

  1. Walking, ‘talking’ drilling rigs aim to modernize fracking
  2. U.S. healthcare usage and spending resumes rise in 2013: report
  3. CBO lowers U.S. deficit estimates as health subsidies fall

Wall Street Journal

  1. Obama, Putin Talk as Unrest Roils Eastern Ukraine
  2. Nonprofits Caught in Pension Crossfire Between Foundation, Unions
  3. Federal Judge Orders Ohio to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Washington Post

  1. Ukraine says it is launching counter offensive; Russia’s PM says nation on brink of civil war
  2. McMorris Rodgers’s legal fees are pricey…for her campaign
  3. Heartbleed bug fixes threaten to cause major Internet disruptions in coming weeks

Washington Times

  1. Tough-talking Harry Reid vows Bundy ranch showdown ‘not over’ for feds
  2. U.S. fears Afghan services may be cut as corruption sharply reduces customs taxes
  3. HHS nominee got $1.2M at ‘zero’ salary job at Wal-Mart

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Cannabis Goes Corporate
  2. Filling Ideology’s Absence

Breitbart

  1. How the Obama Administration Turned the Latest IPCC Report Into Meaningless Gobbledegook
  2. The Worst Argument Ever for Jeb Vs. Hillary

 The Daily Caller

  1. Ben Carson: White House wanted apology for ‘offending’ Obama
  2. Lois Lerner sits in her lavish house on $2.4 million property as she awaits possible contempt charge

CNSNews.com

  1. Gallup: 52% of Americans Say Federal Income Taxes Too High
  2. Food Stamp Recipients Outnumber Women Who Work Full-Time

National Review

  1. Progressive Insurance
  2. Rand Paul’s Foreign Policy: For the Situation Room or the Dorm Room?

Washington Free Beacon

  1. NATO Chief Accuses Russia of Deep Involvement in East Ukraine
  2. Russia Tests Multi-Warhead ICBM

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. The K.C. Klansman’s Missing Years as a Federal Informant
  2. You Pay Higher Taxes Than Boeing (and GE, Verizon &23 More U.S. Corporations)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Harry Reid: Bundy Ranch Standoff ‘Not Over’
  2. Could a GOP Senate Blockade the Supreme Court Under Obama?

ThinkProgress

    1. Congressman Denies Manmade Climate Change, Calls It ‘An Agenda-Driven Science’

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