Morning Must Reads: February 6

In the news: Romney won't run, Obama's diverse nominations, men out of work, and this week's issue

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

  • Jihadist return is said to drive recent attacks in Egypt [NYT]
  • After one gay black Florida judicial nominee is blocked, Obama tries again [BuzzFeed]
  • More men in prime working ages don’t have jobs [WSJ]
  • The CBO’s real message: 6 million jobs are already missing [New Yorker]
  • Tech industry flexes its muscles in California race [NYT]
  • How John Podesta is changing Obama’s White House [Politico]
  • If Hillary runs, what exactly will she run on? [Mother Jones]
  • The party of less work [Politico magazine]
  • R.I.P. Republican credibility [Salon]
  • Why all the buzz about Romney 2016? [CS Monitor]
  • John Boehner and Mitch McConnell’s role reversal [Politico]

This week’s issue: what’s prettier in print