Morning Round-Up 7-12 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Morning Round-Up 7-12

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Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Texas Senate on Track to Pass Tough Abortion Rules
  2. FDA Sets New Limits on Arsenic in Apple Juice
  3. Spitzer Submits Signatures for NYC Ballot


  1. Michelle Obama’s YOLO moment
  2. Bob McDonnell’s stunning fall from grace
  3. Harry Reid on nuclear option: ‘I ate sh—‘ on nominees


  1. House passes controversial farm bill without food stamps
  2. California inmates on hunger strike face potential discipline
  3. North Dakota clinic is on front line of abortion-rights battle

Wall Street Journal

  1. Spending Bills Are on a Collision Course
  2. U.S., Firms Draw a Bead on Chinese Cyberspies
  3. GOP Compromise Emerging on Young Immigrants

Washington Post

  1. Amid acrimony, Senate moves toward historic vote to change its rules
  2. Democrats offer new evidence that IRS targeted progressive groups
  3. Hillary Clinton keeps busy giving paid speeches to industry groups

Washington Times

  1. PAUL: The coup that isn’t as Obama disregards his duty to cut of Egyptian aid
  2. U.S. weapons show up in hands of pro-Assad militants
  3. Gay men mobilize to life ban on donating blood; activists cite more awareness of HIV


Associated Press

  1. 2 Rights Officials in Russia Plan to Meet Snowden
  2. Al-Qaida Linked Gunmen Kill Syrian Rebel Commander
  3. Astronomers Make Landmark Planet Color Discovery


  1. UK refuses to hold public inquiry into Litvineko poisoning
  2. Egypt braces for more protests, prays for calm
  3. Vatican freezes funds of cleric accused over cash transfers

Wall Street Journal

  1. Misgivings Over Coup Spread in Egypt
  2. China Official Suggest Tolerance for Lower Growth
  3. Brazilians Hold New Protests Against Economic Policies

Washington Post

  1. Isolated Afghans contemplate mass exodus
  2. ‘Dead’ man wins local election in Mexico
  3. Snowden wants meeting with human rights activists, lawyers 

Top Conservative Stories of the Day: 

The American Conservative

  1. Tomb of the Four Freedoms
  2. Republicans Need Working Class Votes, White or Not

The Blaze

  1. Abortion Poll by Left-Leaning Huffington Post Yields Very Interesting Results


  1. GOP Reps: Senate Immigration Bill Unconstitutional for Raising Revenues
  2. Exclusive: Rand Paul—I’m ‘Thinking About’ Running for President

The Daily Caller  

  1. Republicans frustrated by Democratic attempts to block IRS legislation
  2. Trayvon Martin Foundation calls for non-violence in wake of Zimmerman ruling (7-11)

  1. IG: IRS Made ‘Policy Decision’ to ‘Legalize Illegal Aliens’
  2. Sen. Mike Lee: ‘The House Must Refuse to Fund Obamacare’ 

National Review

  1. Obama’s Alinskyite Administration
  2. A Modest Agenda for the GOP

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Phonyism: What’s worse than rule by cronies? Rule by phonies
  2. Anti-Taliban Movement Gaining Strength in Afghanistan, U.S. Says

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Bernhard Goetz on George Zimmerman: ‘The Same Thing Is Happening’
  2. The Shady Group Behind the African-American Anti-Immigration Rally
  3. No One Trusts the Government—and That’s Bad News for Libertarians

Huffington Post

  1. Eliot Spitzer Files 27,000 Signatures To Get On Ballot In New York Comptroller’s Race
  2. Rick Santorum On Texas Abortion Bill: It’s Not Radical, It’s Part of A ‘Movement of Love’ (7-11)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Goose Cooker: The Chef Embroiled In the Bob McDonnell Scandal
  2. Spitzer: I Did It! Booyah…


     1. GOP Rams Farm Bill Without Food Stamps Through the House

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