Morning Constitutional – Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Good morning, everybody. Here’s your morning constitutional:

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party unexpectedly won as many as 30 seats in Tuesday’s election, easily paving the way for the prime minister to remain in office with a coalition of right-wing and Orthodox parties.

Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to have a press conference today, and may announce steps to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) announced Tuesday that he is resigning amid allegations that he wildly misspent public funds.

Islamic State militants killed 10 Libyan government forces in a battle near the country’s main oil terminal.

The Syrian state news agency claims that the country shot down a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft Tuesday.

Eight foreign tourists were killed Wednesday in a shooting attack at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia.

Since Republicans took control of the Senate, they have not yet confirmed a single judicial nominee.

Many of Japan’s largest and most prominent companies on Wednesday agreed to substantially raise their workers’ wages as the prime minister requested.

The Presbyterian Church (USA) decided Tuesday to approve same-sex marriages.

Tax cuts still do not pay for themselves.

Scott Walker and the Republican cult of Reaganism.

Kraft is recalling 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese after several customers reported finding metal inside the box.

People who watch cooking shows are fatter than people who don’t.

Finally, man arrested after posting a photo of stolen car keys and his location on Facebook.


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