Top Links: November 1


“Just thinking about what’s happening on Capitol Hill makes people nauseous. Nausea, by the way? More popular than Congress.” -Stephen Colbert

  • Families brace as billions in food stamp cuts set in (CNBC)
  • Only 6 able to sign up on’s first day, documents show (NBC News)
  • New book reveals top aides to the president talked about replacing Joe Biden on the 2012 ticket (NY Times)
  • Texas court reinstates abortion restrictions (MSNBC)
  • Rafael Cruz, Ted Cruz’s father, told Tea Partiers that President Obama should go ‘back to Kenya’ (Huffington Post)
  • Federal appeals court blocks ‘stop-and-frisk’ changes for NYPD (NY Times)
  • A Senate vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is scheduled for Monday (MSNBC)
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calls out states denying military LGBT spouses IDs (BuzzFeed)
  • Ken Cuccinelli’s creepy Hillary Clinton bashing (Salon)
  • Rand Paul promises to stop plagiarizing, still doesn’t understand what that means (NY Mag)