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Morning Round-Up 6-20

By on 6.20.14 | 9:04AM

Feature of the Day: Mexican ‘drug lord’ arrested on way to World Cup match

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Obama Moves to Ensure Sick Leave for Gay Couples
  2. Detroit ‘Grand Bargain’ Vote Key to Bankruptcy End
  3. Top Shiite Cleric Calls for New Government in Iraq


  1. Kevin McCarthy Changes Nothing
  2. Inside the House GOP leadership shake-up


  1. Exclusive: U.S. says government lab workers possibly exposed to anthrax
  2. U.S. Presbyterian Church Oks clergy performing gay weddings
  3. Exclusive: Benghazi suspect fighting anti-Islamist general before U.S. raid

Wall Street Journal

  1. Obama Sends Military Advisers to Iraq
  2. A Move To Unite Tea Party, Social Conservatives
  3. IRS Wins Supreme Court Case Over Taxpayer Summons

Washington Times

  1. Obama talks tough to Mexico: Illegal-immigrant children won’t get to stay
  2. Pope Francis condemns ‘evil’ marijuana
  3. U.S. oil flow helps keep prices in check as threats rise overseas

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Unlike a Rolling Stone
  2. Tech Can’t Escape Geography After All


  1. Poll: Faith in Media Hits Record Low

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Matthews Challenges A Shocked Sen. Warren to Deliver On Progressive Promises: ‘I Don’t Hear You Getting It Done!”
  2. Darrell Issa Calls On White House Attorney To Testify on IRS Email Scandal

  1. Kerry: Foreign Gov’ts Must Accept Same-Sex Spouses of US Personnel Stationed Abroad

National Review

  1. A Disaster of His Own Making
  2. Of the Bureaucrats, by the Bureaucrats, for the Bureaucrats

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Clinton Donor Bans Free Beacon from University of Arkansas Archives
  2. Ukrainian Rebel Commander Identified as Russian GRU Military Intelligence Colonel

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Exclusive: ‘Hillary Clinton Took Me Through Hell,’ Rape Victim Says
  2. U.S. Taps Old Allies for New Iraq War

Talking Points Memo

  1. Schweitzer Apologizes For ‘Stupid And Sensitive Remarks’


    1. Fight On Twitter Over ‘Yes All Women’ Miraculously Produces Productive Discussion, Actual Change

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