MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:

Mitch McConnell is already back to obstruction at all costs

According to Jamelle Bouie from The Plum Line, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has already begun to trend toward a strategy of “categorical opposition."

Why Hispanics don’t vote for Republicans
If the GOP wants to win the Hispanic vote, it needs to address immigration, social issues and even ideology, Heather Mac Donald argues on The Corner.

Election's forgotten winner: Harry Reid
Because of his party’s gain in Senate seats, Salon's Thomas F. Schaller suggests, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) came out of the congressional elections as a definite winner.

Boeing announces layoffs — after election

According to Breitbart's Awr Hawkins, President Obama’s planned defense cuts might be responsible for Boeing’s 30 percent cuts in managerial positions.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Health group asks Obama to stop eating junk food in public
Elise Viebeck from The Hill reports that a health group has asked President Obama to stop his habit of eating junk food while in public.

Trial for alleged attempted Obama assassin set for next year
According to The Hill’s Jordy Yager, a federal judge has ruled that the man accused of trying to assassinate President Obama will go on trial next year.