Morning Must Reads: January 6

In the news: South Sudan, Fallujah, Mark Zuckerberg, the Koch brothers, the War on Poverty, Liz Cheney, legal weed, and Hillary Clinton's shadow campaign

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

  • Sudan’s Lost Boys Are Drawn Into War at Home [NYT]
  • Who Lost Fallujah? [TIME]
  • Obama’s 3 Challenges for January [TIME]
  • Profitable Learning Curve for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg [WSJ]
  • Koch-backed political network, designed to shield donors, raised $400 million in 2012 [WashPost]
  • Marco Rubio is Wrong: The War on Poverty Worked [Daily Beast]
    • “Extended unemployment benefits for about 1.3 million Americans expired on Dec. 28, and Congress is unlikely to restore those payments swiftly, or at all.” [Roll Call]
  • “Liz Cheney, whose upstart bid to unseat Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi sparked a round of warfare in the Republican Party and even within her own family, is dropping out of the Senate primary.” [CNN]
  • Why Legal Weed is Working in Colorado [TIME]
  • Hillary Clinton’s Shadow Campaign [Politico]
  • Did John Boehner Win the Shutdown in the End? [Atlantic]
  • Did Edward Snowden Break His Oath? [New Yorker]
  • The Congressman Who Went Off the Grid [Politico]