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Morning Round-Up 6-24

By on 6.24.14 | 9:11AM

Feature of the Day: The Fear Factor: Long-held predictions of economic chaos as baby boomers grow old are based on formulas that are just plain wrong

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Cochran, Rangel Challenged on Busy Primary Day
  2. 2 Universities in DC Make Deal to Buy Solar Power
  3. UN: At Least 1,075 Killed in Iraq in June


  1. Mississippi’s revolution may be just starting
  2. The Jihad Next Door
  3. Primary day: The 6 big questions


  1. Even as U.S. economic opportunity falls, study finds broader gains
  2. Kerry urges Kurds to save Iraq from collapse

Washington Times

  1. Obama blames wage-paying businesses for the woes of working families
  2. Poor care at VA hospitals cost 1,000 veterans their lives, report says
  3. Congressional Dems’ bill provides lawyers for illegal immigrant children

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. A Millennial’s Agrarian Anomie


  1. IRS Chief Admits: WH Wrong That Scandal Was Just ‘Rogue Agents’

 The Daily Caller     

  1. VA Medical Center Scandal
  2. Obamacare’s Looking Even Better for Big Insurers, While Most Customers To See Rate Hikes

  1. Koskinen to Issa: ‘I Never Said I Would Provide You Emails We Didn’t Have
  2. Obama’s ‘Federal Strategy’ to Protect Bees Includes DoD, National Security Council

National Review

  1. The Federal Octopus
  2. Shut Up, Have a Cheeseburger

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Russia Test Fires Six New Air-Launched Cruise Missiles
  2. Israelis Uncover Explosives Workshops, Tunnels During Search for Kidnapped Teens

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Hillary Clinton’s Latino Problem
  2. ‘Drone Memo’ Doesn’t Apply to America’s New Terror War

Talking Points Memo

  1. Open Carry Group Calls Off March in Black Neighborhood
  2. U.S. Justified Drone Killings By Citing Al-Qaeda Law


    1. How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used to Be

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