Wednesday, May 21, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Tea Party shakeup, reality show winners, Obama won’t stand V.A. abuse

Posted By on Wed, May 21, 2014 at 9:37 AM

PACIFIC NORTHWEST

As the Kootenai County primaries wrap up, the Tea Party does well. (Inlander/S-R)

A federal appeals court has ruled that gay marriage must remain on hold in Idaho until an appeal is decided on. (KHQ)

Multiple area women say they fell victim to alleged online sexual predator 24-year-old Michael McNearney. (KXLY)

THERE

Terrifying. At least 70 New Yorkers, including a Rabbi and a Boy Scout leader, have been charged in a child porn bust. (ABC)

Hillary Clinton has made $5 million giving speeches since leaving office ... speaking to corporate America. (MJ)

In a speech this morning, President Obama addressed allegations of V.A. hospitals leaving patients waiting to die. He said he will not stand for it. (DB)

TV

Soul singer Josh Kaufman of Team Usher won the Voice last night, and Dancing With the Stars season 18’s champion team is Meryl Davis (she’s an Olympic ice dancer so is that really fair?) and Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Don’t worry, So You Think You Can Dance starts May 28 to fill that reality TV competition void.

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