Top Links: October 23


“Karl Rove has no right to complain about all these radicals ruining his nice Republican Party because he’s the one who invited them.” -Jon Stewart

  • Five-year-old child kills self with napping babysitter’s gun (NBC News)
  • Teacher found dead; 14-year-old student in custody (NBC News)
  • AR-15 stolen from North Carolina congresswoman’s unlocked garage (CBS Charlotte)
  • White House official fired for tweeting under fake name since Feb. 2011 (Daily Beast)
  • New poll: more than half of Americans think that marijuana usage should be made legal (Huffington Post)
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage claims 47% of able-bodied Maine residents do not work (Washington Post)
  • White House works to flip the narrative: the Affordable Care Act is not a website (Politico)
  • House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton will take testimony from tech contractors Thursday (Politico)
  • Gov. Rick Perry is in Israel (@mark_miner)
  • Rep. Darrell Issa pulls a BuzzFeed, makes cat listicle (Rep. Darrell Issa)