Reader: Newt holds off rivals at debate, 7 former PP workers offer to testify, Paul accuses Newt of selling access

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Rivals fail to stop Newt Gingrich’s momentum during Saturday’s Iowa debate. http://bit.ly/vDTlAm Seven former employees offer to testify against Planned Parenthood. http://bit.ly/tiSpYu Jon Huntsman praised abortion champion Kathleen Sebelius when Barack Obama nominated her as head of the Dept. of Health... More

Reader: Supercommittee superfails, Winning the Latino vote in ’12, Could Ron Paul win Iowa?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. (Sorry for missing the last few days.) The 12-member Supercommittee tasked to cut $1.2 trillion for federal spending has failed to reach an agreement. Shock. http://cvote.to/8h Ron Paul has a legitimate shot of winning Iowa, says Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post. http://cvote.to/8i Former Florida Gov. J... More

Reader: Country star joins group founded by Terri Schiavo’s family, Ridge backs Huntsman, Reagan for Senate?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Kudos to country music star (and recent Catholic convert) Collin Raye, who agreed to be the new spokesman of the Life and Hope Network, founded by the family of Terri Schiavo. “What the Life and Hope network does is provide an already pretty impressive network list of attorneys and doctors that are avai... More

Re: Who’s an Isolationist?

Former Ambassador Jon Huntsman Carson’s got a great write-up on Jonah Goldberg taking NPR’s Mira Liasson to task for her sloppy use of the word isolationism. As Carson notes, Goldberg regrettably criticized Patrick Buchanan unfairly. But all in all, good that Goldberg didn’t let just Liasson get away with using the term like that. It is true that Republican candidates are (finall... More

Reader: Obamacare losing in courts, T-Paw pulls punch, Ohio Guv no LeBron fan, and more 2012 buzz

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. David Rivkin, Jr., and Lee Casey are the lead attorneys representing 26 states challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare in the federal courts. They state in the WSJ: “The government’s lawyers keep changing their arguments as each one is exposed as constitutionally suspect.” One of th... More

Russian lawmakers consider law to restrict abortion

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Russia has the highest rate of abortions in the world at 53.7 per 100 women. But now lawmakers are considering a bill to reduce the number of abortions. If the bill became law there would no longer be free abortions at government-run clinics and the so-called ‘morning-after’ pill would only be ... More

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