“Legal immigration is the focus as the Senate Judiciary Committee resumes the work of amending legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration system,” AP writes. “Amendments expected to be offered Tuesday could reshape a painstakingly negotiated deal between business and labor on a visa program for lower-skilled workers.”
Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) says the IRS scandal is like Nixon.
Nancy Pelosi on John Boehner: "If he were a woman, they'd be calling him the weakest speaker in history."
National Journal: “The nation’s leading health insurance industry group gave $850,000 to a top small-business trade association as part of a campaign to repeal a key provision of President Obama’s health care law, National Journal Daily has learned.”
The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent seizes on the news that the Obama White House had already briefed House Speaker John Boehner’s staff -- back in March -- on the Benghazi talking points. But now, almost two months later, Boehner and other Republicans are demanding that the White House release all the emails. “If they were shown all of the dozen talking point revisions reported on by ABC News last week, as well as the controversial emails about them — which seems like it may be the case — and didn’t see them as problematic at the time, then the plot thickens.”