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Morning Round-Up 6-12

By on 6.12.14 | 9:18AM

Feature of the Day: The World Cup of Everything Else

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Bush Turns 90: The 10 Longest-Lived Presidents
  2. Mormon Women’s Group Founder Faces Excommunication
  3. Iraq Sunni Militant Group Vows to March on Baghdad


  1. Cantor’s loss scrambles 2016 immigration picture
  2. No Eric Cantor, no Obamacare ‘replace’ vote
  3. Giddy Dems’ new strategy: Watch the GOP implode


  1. Teen gunman in Oregon school shooting got weapons from home

Wall Street Journal

  1. Kurdish Forces Take Control in Northern Iraqi City of Kirkuk
  2. Eric Cantor’s Exit to Trigger House Republican Fight
  3. Mixed Bag for Health Co-Ops

Washington Times

  1. Highway to the danger zone: Russian bombers buzz coast of California, Alaska
  2. Rand Paul throws weight behind immigration reform effort
  3. Cantor to officially step down as House Majority Leader on July 31, backs McCarthy as replacement

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Brent Bozell’s Triumphs
  2. Crony Capitalism Kicks Off the World Cup


  1. Report: Benghazi Attackers Communicated Via State Dept. Cell Phones During Attack

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Charges Filed In ‘One of the Largest’ Food Stamp Frauds Ever
  2. Jeb Hensarling, A Conservative Favorite, Opens Door to Run For GOP Leader

  1. Hagel: Freed Taliban Not Directly Involved with Killing Americans; McKeon: Neither Was Bin Laden

National Review

  1. Ingraham’s Insurrection
  2. Keep the Week

Washington Free Beacon

  1. State Dept Confirms: Iran Now Shipping Oil to Syria
  2. Conflict of Interest: Regulator with ties to government union to weigh in on labor case involving that union

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Iraq Wants America Back to Fight Insurgents With Air Strikes
  2. Iran Police Chief: Tehran Could Intervene in Iraq to Protect Shia Shrines

Talking Points Memo

  1. Five Major Cases the Supreme Court Will Decide This Month
  2. Eric Cantor’s Legacy Is One of Economic Destruction


    1. Could a Democrat Win Eric Cantor’s House District?

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