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The Briefing 11-21-13

1. Good news for the unborn: Supreme Court will not block Texas abortion restrictions

Justices Rejects Bid to Block Law on Abortions, New York Times (Adam Liptak)

2. Harry Reid moves forward on filibuster reform as President Obama “remakes the courts”

Reid Preparing to Move for Limits on Filibuster, New York Times (Jeremy W. Peters)

3. Geography Matters: Gay marriage momentum slows down after legalization in Illinois 

Gay-marriage momentum comes to a sudden halt after Illinois, Washington Times (Cheryl Wetzstein)

4. President Barack Obama awards Bill Clinton the Medal for Freedom 

Forget an awkward beer summit, Obama honors Clinton with Freedom Medal, Washington Times (Dave Boyer)