Top Links: Brennan, ‘Whiteout’ and Karl Rove

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President Obama's nominee for CIA director, John Brennan, withstood tough questions on torture and drones Thursday.
President Obama's nominee for CIA director, John Brennan, withstood tough questions on torture and drones Thursday.
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Top story: John Brennan withstood attacks from Republicans—and Democrats—on drones, torture and more Tuesday.

  • The outcome from the Brennan hearings? Congress wants to regulate drone strikes. (Associated Press)
  • Republicans threatening to block Brennan over Benghazi (The Washington Post)
  • “6 men, 2 women arrested by USCP for disrupting Brennan confirmation hearing. One protester 81 yrs. Another 78.” (Chad Pergram)


Rove Warrior

  • Karl Rove wanted to prevent another Todd Akin with Super PAC money. That plan is backfiring and may end up only creating more. (National Review)
  • Steve King: “Nobody can bully me out of running for the U.S. Senate, not even Karl Rove and his hefty war chest.” (Des Moines Register)
  • It’s not just Steve King. There are at least 6 possible GOP Senate candidates who could give the party headaches. And one of them is Michele Bachman. (The Fix)


Blizzard

  • “Whiteout”: Potentially historic winter storm closes in on Northeast. (NBC News)
  • New England could receive up to three feet of snow. (Associated Press)

Top Links: Brennan, 'Whiteout' and Karl Rove

Updated