Morning Round-Up 8-27 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Morning Round-Up 8-27

Feature of the Day: Scholar Says He’s Found New Photo of Lincoln at Gettysburg

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Preparing for Shutdown, Government Plans Furloughs
  2. FAA to Weigh Easing Limits on Electronic Devices
  3. McCain: Partisanship in DC is Worst He Has Seen


  1. The GOP should just do it
  2. How it ends
  3. Chelsea Clinton in charge


  1. New delays hit Obamacare rollout before October 1 launch
  2. U.S. Justice Department spent $4.9 million on drones, new rules urged: watchdog
  3. White House to help bankrupt Detroit demolish buildings, hire firefighters

Wall Street Journal

  1. No Clear Path to Avoid Shutdown as House GOP Stands Firm
  2. Online Health Exchanges for Small Businesses Hit Snag
  3. Second-Quarter Growth Pegged at 2.5%

Washington Post

  1. Obama’s line in the sand is on the debt ceiling
  2. John Boehner, back under pressure
  3. Republican hard liners block strategy to avoid federal government shutdown

Washington Times

  1. Mormon Bryce Harper: ‘I’m not going to be Mr. Tim Tebow’
  2. Paul: Even many Democrats don’t want Obamacare, why must the American people suffer?
  3. Republican infighting over health care flares in Senate as shutdown looms


Associated Press

  1. Plan: Syria Arsenal Inspections by Tuesday
  2. Climate Panel: Warming ‘Extremely Likely’ Man-Made
  3. UN Chemical Weapons Inspectors to Probe 7 Sites in Syria


  1. Iran plays down prospects for quick IAEA nuclear deal

Wall Street Journal

  1. Israel Urges Continued Pressure on Iran
  2. UN Members Agree on Syria Disarmament
  3. U.S., Indian Summit to Seek Closer Relations

Washington Post

  1. Most of Syria’s toxins can be destroyed more easily than officials initially thought
  2. Kenyans wait for answers in mall massacre
  3. Interpol issues arrest notice for White Widow

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Do We Need a New Constitutional Convention?
  2. Sorry for (Communist) Partying: ‘After the Revolution’


  1. Cruzade: Defunding Effort Nearing 30 Votes in Senate (9-26)
  2. NY Times Poll: People Prefer Default to Increasing the Debt Limit Without Cuts

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Congresswoman: Obamacare creating health insurance monopolies
  2. ‘Nation’s most influential foreign policy think tank’ employs pro-terrorist Castro follower

  1. House Conservatives Warn GOP Senators: Vote for Cloture ‘Same as a Vote for Obamacare Itself’
  2. Rubio: Senators Will ‘Have to Explain to Their Constituents Why They Voted for This’

National Review

  1. Giving Cruz His Due
  2. Opposing Obamacare Isn’t Anarchy

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Rebel Without a Caste
  2. Under-the-Radar Launchers

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Suddenly, Great Expectations for Iran-U.S. Relations
  2. End Days for the GOP

Huffington Post

  1. Republican Leaders Don’t Have The Votes for Their Own Hostage Plan
  2. Government Shutdown Threatens Federal Workers Already Squeezed by Sequestration (9-26)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Matthews to GOP Rep: ‘You’re in Bed With the Oil Industry’
  2. Raw (9-26)


      1. Barilla Pasta: Gay People Can Eat Another Brand If They Don’t Like Straight-Only Advertising (9-26)


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