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Morning Round-Up 7-18

Feature of the Day: The Drone That Killed My Grandson


Morning Headlines






Associated Press

  1. $33,000 Spent on Sequestered Jurors
  2. Bomber as Rock Star? Rolling Stone Cover Outrage
  3. Court Awards American Indian Child to SC Couple



  1. Marco Rubio stumbles
  2. Jim DeMint back at war with Republicans
  3. ‘This Town’ rattles D.C. social scene



  1. Obama steps in to push health plan as critical date draws near
  2. Seventeen arrested at California Trayvon Martin rally: report
  3. Analysis: Republicans could see more bruising Senate primaries


Wall Street Journal

  1. Bernanke Plays Down Link Between Joblessness Rate, Fed Moves
  2. Filibuster Truce Won’t End Other Fights, GOP Says
  3. Judicial Nominations Could Spark Next Fight


Washington Post

  1. Obama’s latest campaign: inside the White House plan to sell Obamacare
  2. House committee holds hearing on NSA surveillance programs
  3. Senate immigration plan wins majority support from public


Washington Times

  1. Former GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell told her tax records were breached
  2. NYC Mayor Bloomberg now targets elevators: Take the stairs instead
  3. Third court overturns Obama recess appointments




Associated Press

  1. Russian Opposition Leader Sentenced to 5 Years
  2. Afghan Officials: Insurgents Kill 8 Laborers
  3. Poll: US Still Seen as Top Economic Power



  1. Kurdish-Islamist fighting spreads to Syrian oil fields
  2. Russia jails key opposition leader, Putin denounced as dictator
  3. Italy president warns against endangering government stability


Wall Street Journal

  1. Mideast Peace Effort Gains Arab Support
  2. Tokyo Electric: Steam Rising from Building Housing Fukushima Daiichi No. 3 Reactor
  3. Questions on North Korea-Cuba Deal


Washington Post

  1. European anger over spying turns inward
  2. Iran’s rugmakers struggle to keep centuries old industry alive
  3. Kerry meets with Syrian refugees at camp in Jordan


 Top Conservative Stories of the Day:


The American Conservative

  1. How Rod Dreher Went Home Again
  2. Is Kerry’s Peace Plan Still Breathing?

The Blaze

  1. ‘Reloading’: The Booming Gun Hobby and What It Could Mean for the Ammunition Industry
  2. Rick Perry Voodoo Dolls Are Being Sold to Protest TX Abortion Law—And Guess Where the Proceeds Will Go?



  1. Egyptian Politician: U.S. Ambassador Member of Muslim Brotherhood ‘Sleeper Cells’ (7-17)
  2. Politico: ‘Nothing Wrong With Rolling Stone’s Tsarnaev Cover’


The Daily Caller  

  1. Jimmy Carter: ‘America no longer has a functioning democracy’
  2. IRS lawyer says scandal was overseen by D.C. names names

  1. IRS Employees Ordered to Send Tea Party Cases to IRS’s Only Obama Political Appointee (7-17)
  2. UN Nominee Disavows Past Comments on ‘Crimes’ Committed by U.S. (7-17)


National Review

  1. Politics and Justice in Florida
  2. A Vexatious Word


Washington Free Beacon

  1. Obama NLRB Nominee Fought For Card Check Legislation
  2. Officials Pressed on Security, Fraud Risks in Affordable Care Act Delays


Top Liberal Stories of the Day:


The Daily Beast

  1. Immigration Reform Isn’t Dead in the House: Here’s Who Can Save It
  2. Lean In, Liz Cheney, but Please Don’t Win That Senate Seat
  3. Tina Brown: I Know Who Hillary’s Running Mate Should Be


Huffington Post

  1. Bob Corker Called ‘Bullsh*t’ on Mitch McConnell During Senate GOP Meeting on Filibuster: Report
  2. Michele Bachmann Legal Expenses Soar In Face of Investigations (7-17)


Talking Points Memo

  1. Report: Police Track Movement of Millions Through License Plate Recording
  2. Oh This Won’t Be Pretty



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