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Morning Round-Up 5-21

By on 5.21.14 | 8:58AM

Feature of the Day: Rescuers to Dig for Victims of Nigerian Car Bombs

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Special Operations Forces May Get ‘Iron Man’ Suit
  2. Ex-Players Sue NFL Over Use of Painkillers
  3. Egypt’s Mubarak Convicted of Graft, Gets 3 Years


  1. Payback time: GOP incumbents learn how to win
  2. Georgia Senate runoff: Nasty, brutish—and long
  3. 2014 primary election results: Establishment, self-funders win big in primaries


  1. U.S. judge strikes down Pennsylvania law barring gay marriage
  2. U.S. to disclose legal justification for drone strikes on Americans
  3. Nevada to move online healthcare enrollment to federal site

Wall Street Journal

  1. ER Visits Rise Despite Law
  2. Trade Bank Pits Some Firms Against GOP
  3. GOP Lawmaker Issa Issues Subpoena to Justice Dept. Over IRS
  4. Egypt’s Reformists Search for Role After Election Expected to Restore Military-Dominated Rule

Washington Times

  1. Harry Reid on a rampage: Threatens rule changes to give Democrats more power
  2. Tea party on life support after brutal primary beatdown
  3. White House struggles to get story straight on VA scandal; Obama still mum

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Who Owns America?
  2. Iran: Six Months Negotiating Time Will Be Up Soon


  1. Political Correctness Makes Race and Genetics Taboo in the West, Which is Why China Is Winning
  2. Mitch McConnell Punches Matt Hoskins On the Nose

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Mitch McConnell Wins Republican Primary Despite Opposition From Conservatives
  2. Group That Listed ‘Pitfalls of Working With White People’ Received DOJ Grants

  1. 10,996,447: Disability Beneficiaries Hit New Record
  2. Federal ‘Biosurveillance’ Plan Seeking Direct Access to Americans’ Private Medical Records

National Review

  1. Castronomically Overhyped
  2. You Are More Important Than You Know

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Indictment of China military hackers reveals new details of cyber attack methods
  2. Sen. Udall Urges for Billions More in Wind Subsidies

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. ‘Over My Dead Body’: Spies Fight Obama Push to Downsize Terror War
  2. Tea Party Losing Battles, But Is Winning the War

Talking Points Memo

  1. Broken Curse? Establishment GOPers Fend Off ‘Akin 2.0’ Candidates in GA
  2. US Subpoena’s Oregon Insurance Website Documents


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