Morning Must Reads: November 12

In the news: Haiyan; 50,000 have enrolled in private insurance plans through the ObamaCare website; how immigration reform failed; the media's 2016 presidential fantasies; the dirty cost of Obama's green power push

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

  • Concerns Grow Over Pace of Aid to Philippines [NYT]
    • Why the Philippines wasn’t ready for typhoon Haiyan [WashPost]
  • Khameni’s conglomerate thrived as sanctions squeezed Iran [Reuters]
  • How Immigration Reform Died—Part 1 [Hill]
  • “Fewer than 50,000 people had successfully navigated the troubled federal health-care website and enrolled in private insurance plans as of last week…a fraction of the Obama administration’s target of 500,000 enrollees for October.” [WSJ]
  • White House to nominate Tim Massad as chairman of CFTC [FT]
  • The Secret, Dirty Cost of Obama’s Green Power Push [AP]
  • The Republican Party Isn’t Really the Anti-Science Party [Atlantic]
  • The Media’s 2016 Presidential Fantasies [Slate]