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Morning Round-Up 5-16

By on 5.16.14 | 9:06AM

Feature of the Day: Who Gets to Graduate?

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Hospitals Reach Out to Attract Affluent Immigrants
  2. Tactics Endure After 10 Years of Same-Sex Marriage
  3. Judge Strikes All Arkansas Bans on Gay Marriage


  1. GOP war revived in Georgia
  2. Romneycare shadows Scott Brown’s anti-Obamacare tour
  3. Duck This Dynasty

Wall Street Journal

  1. Web Tolls Proposal Sets Up a Battle
  2. Global Growth Worries Climb
  3. Indiana Proposes Alternative to Medicaid

Washington Times

  1. Reid seeks to change First Amendment to change First Amendment to stop Koch brothers
  2. Second Amendment under siege: Judge upholds restrictive D.C. gun ban
  3. Issa subpoenas Kerry to testify on Benghazi; SecState so far ‘unavailable’

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Torture, the Senate, and the CIA
  2. Can Left and Right Unite Once More?


  1. Pregnant Christian To Be Executed For Leaving Islam After Giving Birth—State Department Stands Idly By
  2. Dept. of Agriculture Orders Ballistic Body Armor

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Student Debt-Laden College Grads Under 40 Have $8,700 Median Net Worth
  2. Let’s All Watch the Amazing Republican Debate in Idaho

  1. Gallup ‘Favorable’ Ratings: Pelosi 33%; Boehner 31%; Reid 27%; McConnell 23%

National Review

  1. The Emerging Junta
  2. Sound, Fury, and the Tweet

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Iran Missile Program Hurts Chances of Nuke Deal
  2. Iran Threatens U.S. Navy With ‘Suicide Missions’

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. How Charter Schools and Testing Regimes Have Helped Re-Segregate Our Schools
  2. U.S. Waited Months to Send Ukraine Spare Tires

Talking Points Memo

  1. Obamacare Caused This Clinic to Close, Doctors Couldn’t Be Happier
  2. Congress Growing Impatient on Inquiry in VA Deaths 


     1. Republicans Are Already Ignoring the Special Committee They’ve Been Begging For

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