Morning Briefing
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May 4th, 2012
07:40 AM ET

Morning Briefing

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

Chen is another human rights issue for Obama (CNN.com)

Romney assails Obama on handling of Chen (NY Times)

Obama campaign tailors message for key states and voters (LA Times)

Job Watch: Investors hold their bets (CNN Money.com)

Two U.S. agencies object to Obama proposal to ease gun exports (Bloomberg)

Gay-rights leaders press Obama for futher moves on workplace bias (WashPost)

Morning Briefing
May 3rd, 2012
07:32 AM ET

Morning Briefing

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

Chinese activist says he wants to go to U.S. (CNN.com)

Obama administration faces heat after Chen's exit (WSJ)

Obama campaign: Romney, McDonnell and women voters (CNN.com)

New Poll: Obama opens lead in PA but Romney catches up in OH, FL (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Is Obama more popular than he should be? (NYTimes)

Republicans praise Secret Service response to Colombian prostitution scandal (CNN.com)

Morning Briefing
April 26th, 2012
07:19 AM ET

Morning Briefing

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

Republicans request investigation of Obama travel (CNN.com)

Israeli military chief: Iran will not build bomb (WashPost.com)

TSA screeners accused in drug scheme (CNN.com)

Justices seem sympathetic to central part of Arizona law (NYTIMES.com)

Education slowdown threatens U.S. (WSJ.com)

Analysis: As Europe goes, so goes Obama (CNN.com)

Morning Briefing
April 24th, 2012
08:34 AM ET

Morning Briefing

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

Romney prepared to solidify lead as 5 states hold primaries (CNN.com)

Boehner says 1 in 3 chance GOP could lose the House (CNN.com)

Social Security's financial health worsens (NY Times)

Pentagon reshapes spy service (LA Times)

Grassley questions Secret Service review (CNN.com)

Working class concerns don't cause Romney or Obama pain (Bloomberg)

Auditors call for end to Medicare Advantage experiment (CNNMoney.com)

Morning briefing
April 13th, 2012
08:21 AM ET

Morning briefing

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

Comment on Romney's wife keeps campaign focus on women (CNN.com)

Trade, Energy and Drugs Are Topics for Obama at Summit of the Americas (NY Times)

The real back yard -An interesting reversal in the Western hemisphere (The Economist)

North Korea rocket breaks up in flight (CNN International)

Challenges From Iran to North Korea Spotlight Old Threats (Bloomberg)

Morning Briefing
April 12th, 2012
08:18 AM ET

Morning Briefing

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

Democrat's comment about Ann Romney creates firestorm on Twitter (CNN.com)

Obama Faces Latin Anger on U.S. Cuba, Drug Policies at Summit (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Few U.S. Options as North Korea Readies Missile Launching (NY Times)

Few U.S. Options as North Korea Readies Missile Launching (CNN.com)

The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means (LA Times)

Morning briefing
March 23rd, 2012
07:47 AM ET

Morning briefing

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

At Nuclear Summit, Obama Faces Prospect of a North Korean Deal Gone Bad (TIME)

U.S. Inches Toward Goal of Energy Independence (NY Times)

Poll: Majority say build Keystone pipeline (CNN.com)

Obama’s Solyndra shuffle (Washington Post)

Obama tax plan would hit the rich (CNN Money)

Team Obama rips Rick Santorum for criticizing Malia’s school trip to Mexico (NY Daily News)

Morning Briefing March 13
March 13th, 2012
07:49 AM ET

Morning Briefing March 13

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

* U.S. to file trade case against China over rare earths  (CNN)

* Deluge in Acadiana (THEADVERTISER)

* U.S. officials debate speeding Afghan pullout (NYT)

* Romney could seal the deal in the South (POLITICO)

* Syria laying landmines along boarders according to Human Rights Watch report  (BBC)

Daily Briefing March 8
March 8th, 2012
07:40 AM ET

Daily Briefing March 8

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

Syrian crackdown ongoing despite high-level defection (CNN Wire)

Iran urged to enter 'serious' nuclear dialogue (BBC News)

Man barred from entering City Hall wins race for mayor (Reuters)

60% of Greek Bond Holders Committed to Debt Swap (Bloomberg)

Optimism on Greece and job market (CNN Money)

House considering ban on late-term abortions in NH (AP)

Morning Briefing March 7
March 7th, 2012
08:16 AM ET

Morning Briefing March 7

The 1600 Report's daily roundup of what the White House is reading this morning online and in the papers:

*Romney wins Ohio, five other states, but no knockout punch  (Washpost)

*Five arrested in high-profile cyberattacks (CNN)

* Rush Limbaugh: Who's afraid of him?  (Politico)

*More investors sign up for Greek debt swap   (BBC)

*Obama cuts refinance costs for some mortgages (CNNMoney)