Morning Briefing
February 16th, 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:

President Obama, speaking at L.A. fundraiser, points to positive changes [Los Angeles Times]

A Juggling Act in the Land of Big Wallets [New York Times]

The Obama Campaign's Minority Blueprint [National Journal]

CNN Poll: Obama approval rating back to 50% mark [CNN.com]

Obama, GOP candidates more hopeful about factory jobs [Washington Post]

Panel Completes Last Details of Payroll Tax Cut Extension [New York Times]

Morning Briefing
February 15th, 2012
08:00 AM ET

Morning Briefing

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

Obama seeks $5b grant for teachers [NYT]

Will defense cuts hurt Obama in November? [Politico]

Tentative payroll tax cut deal reached [CNN]

Poll shows Romney becoming less likeable [CNN]

Is Santorum more than just ‘not Mitt’? [WashPost]

Xi likely to get chillier reception from Congress than White House [Bloomberg]

Morning Briefing: February 14
February 14th, 2012
07:48 AM ET

Morning Briefing: February 14

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

PR team at White House brings back #40dollars [POLITICO]

As GOP agrees to payroll extension [WashPost]

Military cuts, takes hikes central to Obama budget [NYTimes]

The tax increases are a non-starter, GOP says [WSJ]

GOP beats back Obama’s claims of budget savings [NYTimes]

Though the contraception issue was so last week, think again [POLITICO]

The Morning Briefing
February 13th, 2012
07:46 AM ET

The Morning Briefing

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

Obama's day: Selling his budget plan (USA Today)

Obama budget: Tax plans aim at rich (CNN Money)

Further Hurdles Ahead for Greece (WSJ)

Stocks head for gains after Greece OKs austerity (CNN Money)

Hague Welcomes ‘Strong Signal’ Sent to Syria by Arab League (Bloomberg)

Israel says bombs target embassies in India, Georgia (Reuters)

Obama Proposes $8 Billion for Job Training at Community Colleges (Bloomberg)

GE to hire 5,000 U.S. veterans, investing in plants (Reuters)

The Morning Briefing
February 8th, 2012
07:45 AM ET

The Morning Briefing

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

'They want to finish us,' Syrian resident says amid shelling in Homs (CNN.com)

Five things we learned from Tuesday's Santorum sweep (CNN.com)

Another Campaign for Sale (NYTimes)

Capitol Assets: Some legislators send millions to groups connected to their relatives (Washington Post)

Divided court rejects Proposition 8 (LATimes)

Morning Briefing February 7
February 7th, 2012
09:23 AM ET

Morning Briefing February 7

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

Europe's banks reluctant to lend (NYT)

Obama encouraging donors to give to super-PAC supporting him (BLOOMBERG)

Congressional earmarks going to projects near lawmakers' properties (WashPost)

DEA moves against two Florida pharmacies (CNN)

Foreclosure deal has 40 states, but other balk (CNNMoney)

Morning Briefing February 6
February 6th, 2012
09:12 AM ET

Morning Briefing February 6

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

Rockets, motars rain down on Syrian city, opposition says (CNN)

Race issue rises again (POLITICO)

New poll Obama holds edge over Ronmey (WashPost)

The flub watch never stops for the Obama camp (NYT)

Merkle presses Greece, another bailout deadline slips (Reuters)

The Morning Briefing
February 3rd, 2012
08:39 AM ET

The Morning Briefing

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

The U.S. economy gained 243,000 jobs in January, while the unemployment rate fell to 8.3%, the government said Friday. (CNN Breaking news)

Parents say slain agent's death exposed flaws of gun-running operation (CNN)

Obama’s Magic Number? 150,000 Jobs Per Month (New York Times)

Obama's plan to win Ohio (CNN Money/FORTUNE)

Administration Fast-Tracks Offshore Wind Farms (Wall Street Journal)

The Morning Briefing
February 2nd, 2012
07:16 AM ET

The Morning Briefing

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

Did Obama run the most negative ads in U.S. history? fact check (Washington Post)

The hard way out of Afghanistan (New York Times)

'Super Pacs' funded by a wealthy few (Los Angeles Times)

Obama's Maddening, Winning Speech (Wall Street Journal)

Morning Briefing:  February 1, 2012
February 1st, 2012
08:55 AM ET

Morning Briefing: February 1, 2012

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

Iran willing to attack on U.S. soil (WashPost)

Impass at UN on Syria violence (BCC)

Romney claims victory in Florida, builds new momentum (CNN)

Facebook readies for blockbuster IPO (CNNMoney)

Jackpot everyone's a winner, almost (NYT)