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Morning Round-Up 5-29

By on 5.29.14 | 9:05AM

Feature of the Day: Edward Snowden Would ‘Like to Go Home’

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. IG: Phoenix VA Hospital Missed Care for 1,700 Vets
  2. Analysis: In Egypt, a Pyrrhic Landslide Victory


  1. John Boehner’s friends plot tea party crackdown
  2. Rick Perry’s Wild Plan to Take Jobs From Blue States
  3. Steve Scalise to push GOP leaders on Obamacare alternative


  1. Exclusive: Medicare on drugs: 24,000 tests for 145 patients
  2. Hagel to make decisions on Guantanamo detainees ‘fairly soon’
  3. U.S. industry gears up to fight Obama’s climate rules

Wall Street Journal

  1. Efforts to Curb College Costs Face Resistance
  2. Iran-Based Cyberspies Targeting U.S. Officials, Report Alleges
  3. Obama Says It Will Take Time to Build Syrian Opposition’s Capabilities

Washington Times

  1. Inside the ring: Directive outlines Obama’s plan to use the military against citizens
  2. Children swarming southern border prove a test to Obama’s immigration policy
  3. The heat is on: Democrats join chorus demanding Shinseki’s resignation

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Lessons of 1814
  2. The Tyranny of Connectivity


  1. ‘McDanielmentum’: Haley Barbour’s Brother Endorses McDaniel, MS GOP Softens Tone

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Ed Gillespie Works to Show GOP He’s a Reliable Conservative…Who Can Win
  2. Pro-Life Group’s Report: Planned Parenthood Enabling Rape, Sex Trafficking, Child Abuse

  1. VA Bureaucrat: ‘We Could Have Moved Forward More Quickly’
  2. Obama to New Army Officers: Climate Change Will ‘Shape Your Time in Uniform’

National Review

  1. The Murder Show
  2. The Power of Hashtags

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Congress Funds Army’s Hypersonic Missile After Chinese Strike Vehicle Test
  2. Lawsuit Alleging IRS Discrimination Against Pro-Israel Groups Moves Forward

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Spies, Cash, and Fear: Inside Christian Money Guru Dave Ramsey’s Social Media Witch Hunt
  2. Obama’s $5 Billion Counterterrorism Fund Already in Trouble in Congress

Talking Points Memo

  1. Snowden Gets Personal: Gov’t ‘Exploits’ 9/11 to Justify Spying


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