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Morning Round-Up 6-13

By on 6.13.14 | 9:51AM

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Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Study: Teens Are Drinking Less, Texting More
  2. Workers in Key Industries Getting Most Pay Raises
  3. Sunni Militants Capture 2 Towns North of Baghdad


  1. House of Kevin McCarthy
  2. Abortion becomes issue in Louisiana Senate race
  3. The fall of teachers unions


  1. Louisiana governor signs into law new abortion restrictions
  2. Court ruling allows Occupy protesters to restore tent city in Idaho
  3. Exclusive: Alarmed by Iraq, Iran open to shared role with U.S.—Iran official

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Weighing Direct Military Assistance to Iraq
  2. Will Senate GOP Primary in Oklahoma Play Out Like Virginia?
  3. Key Lawmakers Open to Giving Some Antiaircraft Weapons to Syrian Rebels

Washington Times

  1. Former NSA director backs House bill to rein in spy agency
  2. Taliban 5 in Bergdahl trade have plenty of time to rejoin fight in Afghanistan
  3. Bans on fracking in Colorado would hurt family farms, elderly

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Bowe Bergdahl Takes Obama’s Heat
  2. ISIS May Expel Iraq’s Christians for Good


  1. How Conservatives Missed the Chance to Replace Cantor With One Of Their Own
  2. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Says It Will No Longer Fund Abortion

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Child Immigrant Facility ‘Dog and Pony Show’ Invite Comes With Tons of Rules
  2. ‘Embarrassingly Wrong’? Let’s Talk About That Daily Caller Poll In Virginia

  1. Iraq’s Vulnerable Christians Further Imperiled by Jihadist Advance
  2. Gov’t Spends $50K on Green Cooking Alternatives

National Review

  1. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring
  2. Protecting Women and Girls

Washington Free Beacon

  1. New Al Qaeda Group Produces Recruitment Material for Americans, Westerners
  2. Military Blows $3 Million on Boats for Afghanistan, then Secretly Cancels Shipment

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. U.S. Aircraft Could Strike Iraq Tomorrow
  2. Exclusive: Bergdahl Explains in Prison Letters Why He Vanished

Talking Points Memo

  1. GOP’s Distraction Meme: The ‘Real’ Scandal Is Always Another One
  2. What Happens When States Don’t Fail?


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