Morning Constitutional – Friday, 4 April 2014

Good morning, folks. Snooki’s pregnant again. Now, your morning constitutional:

The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March, the second month in a row showing strong growth. Six years since the economy collapsed, the U.S. private sector has finally regained the jobs it lost.

Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that he would discuss with the president whether it was worth it to continue negotiations with Israel and Palestine.

Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was shot and killed yesterday by a police officer while traveling in eastern Afghanistan to cover tomorrow’s presidential election. Reporter Kathy Gannon was also shot, but is receiving treatment.

Indiana Senator Dan Coats goes to the wrong hearing.

How to pay for improving roads and bridges? Since the gas tax hasn’t been raised since 1993, the highway trust fund is about to go bankrupt. Toll companies unsurprisingly want to lift the ban on new tolls on Interstates, other business unsurprisingly don’t, and somehow this is the story because unsurprisingly business is actually what runs the country.

Representative James Moran from Virginia wants Americans to know that their representatives to Congress are underpaid.

The Bushes are back!

David Letterman announced last night that he would be retiring in 2015.

Part goat, part sheep, all Irish.

Finally, drunk court reporter just types “I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job.”

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