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What We’re Reading Today: America Vs. Iran, Iranian Exiles See Opportunity, GOP Loves Trump … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

America Vs. Iran

Soleimani Discovers Trump Can Be Unpredictable Too – Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Pelosi: ‘America & World Cannot Afford War’ — Rebecca Shabad, Alex Moe, & Frank Thorp, NBC

Putin Meets Iran Ally Assad In Syria – Albert Aji & Daria Litvinovaap, AP

US Won’t Grant Iran Foreign Minister Visa For UN Visit – Matthew Lee, AP

Transcript: Full Interview With Iran Foreign Minister Zarif – NPR

Iraqi Armed Factions Call Meeting To Begin Anti-US Fight – AFP

Pro-Democracy Iranians In US.: Soleimani Killing Possible Opportunity For Dissidents – Dan Whitcomb, Reuters

FAA Bans Airlines From Flying Over Iraq, Iran – David Shepardson & Jamie Freed, Reuter

Iranian Attack Scrambles House War Powers Vote – Sarah Ferris, Heather Caygle, & John Bresnahan, Politico

Politics, Etc.

Trump Wins Record Support From GOP Voters – Jennifer Harper, Wash Times

Pelosi: Still Not Ready To Transmit Articles of Impeachment – Alex Moe & Dareh Gregorian, NBC

McConnell Takes Round 1 In Impeachment Battle – Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Bloomberg, Trump To Air Dueling Super Bowl Ads – AFP

2018 ‘March For Our Lives’ Raised Nearly All Funding From Secret 6-Figure Donations – Stephen Gutowski & Joe Schoffstall, Wash Free Beacon

40 Million New Democrat Voters – Trevor Loudon, Epoch Times

Pompeo Apparently Won’t Run For Senate – Leigh Ann Caldwell & Josh Lederman, NBC

Warren Hits Biden With New Bankruptcy Plan – Katy O’Donnell, Politico

Cambridge, Massachusetts’ Pakistan-Born Female Muslim Mayor – AP

CNN Settles With Covington Catholic Student Nick Sandman – Joshua Caplan, Breitbart

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