Problem-Solver’s Daily: Local issues

LOCAL ISSUES: Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, said House Majority Leader Eric Cantor did not lose his primary election because of a divided party, but rather local issues. “When you're trying to be a majority leader, and Eric did a great job of it, but it takes you out all over this country. It takes you out of your district and pretty soon the good work you're going nationally becomes a liability locally. I think it's a local issue,” he said: Lauren French for POLITICO: Priebus: GOP is not divided
FOREIGN POLICY: Read about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the group has taken over broad swaths of Iraq and Syria and is threatening Baghdad. This situation has become a top priority of the Obama administration and Congress: Rebecca Shabad for The Hill: Six things you need to know about ISIS
THE DAILY BREAK: Happy Father's Day! Read all the reasons dads are the best.
STAT OF THE DAY: “When it comes to improving economic conditions, a quarter said conditions would improve if Republicans controlled Congress, while 23% said Democratic control would improve the economy. But half of those surveyed — a full 50% — said that which party controlled Congress wouldn’t make much of a difference,” writes Janet Hook: Janet Hook for The Wall Street Journal: Poll: 50% of Voters Say Election Results Won’t Affect Economy


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