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Morning Round-Up 10-1

1 October 2013

Feature of the Day: Top Five Things That Won’t Shut Down on Tuesday

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Congress Plunges Nation into Government Shutdown
  2. US-Raised Immigrants Remain in Custody
  3. As Deadline Nears, Applications To 9/11 Fund Soar


  1. Washington wakes to shutdown
  2. Obamacare’s split-screen debut
  3. Obama on government shutdown: ‘Congress has not fulfilled its responsibility’


  1. U.S. government shutdown starts; Congress deadlock remains
  2. Obamacare launch poised to reach millions despite shutdown drama
  3. U.S. judge rejects government’s bid to kill ‘Fast and Furious’ suit

Wall Street Journal

  1. Government Shutdown Is Defining Moment for Boehner
  2. Breakdown Is New Norm in Spending Showdowns
  3. Sequester Likely to Survive Budget Battle

Washington Post

  1. Shutdown begins: Stalemate forces first U.S. government closure in 17 years
  2. In shutdown blame game, Democrats and Republicans united: It’s the other side’s fault
  3. Washingtonians worry about impact of looming government shutdown

Washington Times

  1. EPA officials cleared of email abuse charges
  2. Obamacare drama: Political winds shift with health care law
  3. Atheist students use federal law to pursue same rights as Christians for ‘secular safe zones’


Associated Press

  1. Chemical Weapons Inspectors Cross Into Syria
  2. Secretive Vatican Bank Takes Step to Transparency
  3. UN: Nearly 1,000 Iraqis Killed In September


  1. Russia doubts mid-November date for Syria peace talks
  2. Obama’s bold trade plan faces resistance on Asia trip
  3. South Korea shows off new missiles designed to hit North Korea

Wall Street Journal

  1. Afghan Candidates Build Multiethnic Tickets
  2. Netanyahu Urges U.S. to Boost Iran Curbs
  3. Hasan Rouhani Orders Study of Iran-U.S. Flights

Washington Post

  1. China’s leader, Xi Jinping, consolidates power with crackdowns on corruption, Internet
  2. Mexican president’s agenda enters a decisive phase in push to remake institutions
  3. South Korea’s president criticizes Japan during meeting with US defense secretary

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Get to Know Egypt’s Islamists
  2. Government Shutdown and the (Actual) District of Columbia

The Blaze

  1. Shutdown: Congress Fails to Reach Agreement By Midnight Deadline
  2. GOP Lawmakers Call Out CNN Anchor During Tense Exchange Over Gov’t Shutdown: ‘Whose Bidding Are You Doing?’


  1. Senate Rejects House Proposal to Avoid Shutdown Hours Before Deadline
  2. Five Things That Won’t Shut Down on Tuesday

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Democrats fundraise at Hillary’s swanky house as government shuts down
  2. Which states have drone laws?

  1. Obama: The Statue of Liberty Will Be Immediately Closed
  2. Gowdy: ‘Can We Not Last for a Week on Something as Important as Religious Liberty?’

National Review

  1. Transforming America
  2. Now Is the Time to Halt the ACA

Washington Free Beacon

  1. The Two Million Dollar Man
  2. EPA IG Finds No Improper Use of Private Email

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. No Exit Plan for Boehner as Government Shutdown Begins
  2. Heckuva Job, Wacko Birds: You’ve Shut Down the U.S. Government

Huffington Post

  1. Obamacare Launches Today—What Happens Now?
  2. John Larson Government Shutdown: Democratic Congressman Rants About Stalled Spending Bill

Talking Points Memo

  1. SHUTDOWN: Why Democrats Rejected The GOP’s 11th Hour Conference Gambit
  2. Put On Your Happy Shutdown Face!


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