Morning Reads: Anti-Gay ‘Uprising’ In Utah; Another Iraq War?
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January 6, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning! It’s National Cuddle-up Day, and here in NYC the weather is certainly right for the occasion. Here are some of the stories we’re reading as we gear up for a new week…

The high cost of bad policy –> Harvard economist Lawrence Katz estimates that the expiration of benefits for the long-term unemployed is costing the economy $1 billion per week. ALSO: Mike Lillis and Vicki Needham report for The Hill that John Boehner is “open” to extending the benefits as long as the costs are offset with other cuts.

Numbers keep getting bigger –> In 2012, we’d never heard of the Koch brothe...

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