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Morning Round-Up 5-9

By on 5.9.14 | 9:58AM

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Scientists Still Working to ID Victims From 9/11
  2. Indiana Says It Will Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling


  1. Koch brothers’ American for Prosperity plans $125 million spending spree
  2. Christie’s latest misery: N.J.’s finances
  3. The Return of Monica Lewinsky


  1. EPA considers stricter disclosure on fracking fluids
  2. U.S. schools warned not to deny students over immigration status

Wall Street Journal

  1. Putin Arrives in Crimea; Russia Parades Military Might Amid Ukraine Crisis
  2. Cash Cures Mortgage Blues
  3. Obama to Lay Out Proposals on Cutting Carbon Pollution

Washington Post

  1. GOP woos Pence for 2016 and Indiana governor says he’s listening
  2. No, undecided voters don’t break for the challenger
  3. Seven states are expected to miss their budget forecasts this year

Washington Times

  1. Never saw the threat: U.S. fought PR war with Boko Haram as terror group grew lethal
  2. Mitt Romney: It’s fair to fundraise on Benghazi issue; probe wouldn’t happen without GOP
  3. Cornhusker clash: Nebraska sees nasty fight in GOP Senate primary

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Rockwell Kent’s Country
  2. Twitter Is Alive and Well


  1. Obama Heckled at Silicon Valley Fundraiser: ‘You Screwed Up My Ending’
  2. Putting Fish Before People

 The Daily Caller     

  1. No Trial? No Jury? No Witnesses? No Attorney? Student Expelled Anyway
  2. Scarborough Interrupts Alex Wagner’s Benghazi Denial: ‘Don’t Insult Our Intelligence’

  1. UN Urged To Tell Catholic Church It Has No Right to Oppose Abortion
  2. U.S. Complains About U.N. Appointment to Which It Had ‘Agreed Without a Peep’ Hours Earlier

National Review

  1. Republicans Move on Benghazi
  2. There’s Something About Harry

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Hearing: Electric Grid Vulnerable to EMP
  2. Comcast Dropped Popular Rural Network for Al Jazeera America

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Syrian Rebel Wants a New Ally: Israel
  2. Is Rand Paul a Secret Hawk? Or Maybe Not a Total Dove?

Talking Points Memo

  1. GOP Faces Big Dilemma As Its Obamacare War Fizzles: What Next?
  2. Tea Partiers Freak Out About Possible Spoiler in Nebraska Senate Race


     1. Here’s Why Hillary Clinton Resisted Designating Boko Haram As a Terrorist Organization

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