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Morning Round-Up 6-11

By on 6.11.14 | 8:48AM

Feature of the Day: The Government Is Cracking Down on Artisanal Cheese

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Cantor Loss Adds to Congress Upsets
  2. Fight Rages Over Definition of Tennessee Whiskey
  3. Federal Views Diverge on Proper Use


  1. How Big Money failed to rescue Eric Cantor
  2. Who is Dave Brat?
  3. The GOP’s habit of eating its own


  1. One student, gunman dead after Oregon high school shooting
  2. Mexican immigrant who sought sanctuary in church can stay in U.S.
  3. Mosul falls to militants, Iraqi forces flee northern city

Wall Street Journal

  1. Officials Predicted Detainees in Bowe Bergdahl Swap Would Rejoin Taliban
  2. Virginia Win Gives Tea Party New Lease on Life
  3. Former Blackwater Guards to Go on Trial for 2007 Shooting in Iraq

Washington Times

  1. Eric Cantor fallout: House GOP already plotting to fill ousted leader’s post
  2. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson admits to need for border reform

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Noninterventionism: A Primer
  2. Eric Cantor Rides Tea Party Tiger, Is Devoured


  1. Lamar Alexander, Thad Cochran Brace For Falls After Cantor Crumbles
  2. The Top 8 Consequences of Cantor’s Defeat

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Flashback: Why I Want to Replace Eric Cantor
  2. Cantor Defeat Emboldens Opponents of Obama Immigration Plan

  1. $350M HHS Grant to Shelter Central American Children Requires Family Planning Services

National Review

  1. Looking Back at the Tea Leaves on Cantor
  2. Eric Cantor’s Defeat: Winners and Losers

Washington Free Beacon

  1. VA Spent Tens of Millions on Ad Campaigns, Audits, Green Energy
  2. Kill Keystone, Kill People

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Tea Party Cannibalizes Cantor
  2. Iraq’s Terrorists Are Becoming a Full-Blown Army

Talking Points Memo

  1. 6 Ways Eric Cantor’s Stunning Defeat Changes Washington
  2. Hagel Testifies Wednesday on Taliban Prisoner Swap


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