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Publius / January 10, 2017

Tuesday Top Headlines

Sessions and Kelly hearings today, and small business optimism.

  • Jeff Sessions (AG) and John Kelly (DHS) kick off Trump cabinet hearings today. (The Washington Times)

  • Black pastors rally for Sessions appointment. (USA Today)

  • Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner to serve as senior adviser. (Fox News)

  • Small business optimism — largest surge since 1980. (Bloomberg)

  • A majority of Americans now live under right-to-work laws. (Washington Examiner)

  • Freddie Gray prosecutor faces civil charges after conducting “independent investigation.” (National Review)

  • Police Appreciation Day — Orlando police officer murdered; $60,000 reward offered. (Orlando Sentinel)

  • Yes, really: The AP runs a “fact check” on whether Meryl Streep is “over-rated.” (Washington Examiner)

  • Emissions scandal aftermath: FBI arrests Volkswagen executive on fraud charges. (Reuters)

  • Nicolas Maduro raises minimum wage in Venezuela by 50%. Everyone in socialist nation still poor. (International Business Times)

  • Policy: The right way to repeal ObamaCare. (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: A sensible plea for limits on immigration. (Bloomberg View)

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