Morning Must Reads: September 13

In the news: Syria; tying ObamaCare to the government funding bill; a Jersey Shore fire, and Larry Summers

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • “A secretive Syrian military unit at the center of the Assad regime’s chemical weapons program has been moving stocks of poison gases and munitions to as many as 50 sites to make them harder for the U.S. to track.” [WSJ]
    • “Syrian president says he is willing to cede control of his chemical arsenal to international control — but only if the U.S. stops threatening military action.” [WashPost]
    • Why Vladimir Putin Thinks We’re Out to Get Him [TIME]
    • Washington Whiplash: DC pivots away from Syria [TIME]
  • House GOP aims to to damage Senate Dems in ObamaCare vote [Hill]
  • Hedge funds are among the winners of Lehman spoils [WSJ]
  • Boardwalk fire erases months of post-Hurricane Sandy rebuilding at Jersey Shore. [NYT]
  • “Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers will be named the next chairman of the Federal Reserve by President Obama, according to a report in a Japanese newspaper.” [USA Today]