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Media Editors / January 31, 2019

Thursday Top Headlines

Deficit due to spending, House votes for pay raise, Virginia governor endorses infanticide, three incoming caravans, and more.

  • This just in: Deficit due to spending, not tax cuts, says Congressional Budget Office (The Resurgent)

  • Republicans kill resolution saying government shutdowns are bad (Washington Examiner)

  • Twenty-nine Republican representatives vote with Democrats to boost federal salaries 2.6% (Washington Examiner)

  • House Democrats reject GOP proposal to block raises for federal employees guilty of sexual misconduct (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Virginia governor endorses murder of born-alive infants (The Daily Wire)

  • Three more large migrant caravans are headed for the U.S. (Townhall)

  • Department of Veterans Affairs unveils proposed rules extending more private care to veterans (USA Today)

  • U.S. to stop complying with nuclear pact with Russia after talks flop (Reuters)

  • European powers launch mechanism for trade with Iran (Reuters)

  • Illegal worker fired from Trump golf club to attend State of the Union with Democrat lawmaker (NBC News)

  • Washington, DC, now ranks #2 for millionaires (WTOP)

  • Federal Reserve holds interest rates steady, signaling cautious approach amid slowing economy (USA Today)

  • Rand Paul awarded more than $580,000 after he was attacked by neighbor (Fox News)

  • Disney is holding a pride parade at one of its theme parks (The Daily Wire)

  • Measles outbreak spreads to new states thanks to anti-vaccination campaigns (Hot Air)

  • Not humor: In rare moment of honesty, Democrats finally admit they support infanticide (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: From “safe, legal, and rare” to “dangerous, imposed, and frequent” (Washington Examiner)

  • Policy: Natural gas is doing far more than renewables to clean our air (Washington Examiner)

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