Previewing the runoffs in the Carolinas - Ed Kilgore, FiveThirtyEight
BP's army of Democratic lobbyists - Daniel Foster, The Corner
Americans optimistic about Gulf recovery - Dalia Sussman, The Caucus
McConnell fires back at Rahm - Kelly O'Donnell, First Read
The commentary-consulting revolving door - Greg Sargent, Plum Line
Jindal vs. Obama - Mike Brownfield, The Foundry
Undecideds run high in Utah primary - Felicia Sonmez, The Fix
SCOTUS upholds terrorism law - A. Serwer, TAPPED
ACLU slams the DISCLOSE Act - Jacob Sullum, Hit & Run
A new Tea Party star in Colo.? - Michael Crowley, Swampland
What a cap-and-trade compromise might look like - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Kagan praises the Bork hearings - John McCormack, Weekly Standard
A utilities-only climate bill - Ezra Klein
GOP enthusiasm higher than ever - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

W.H. defends Obama's golf outings - The Hill
Admin. backs campaign finance bill with exemptions - The Hill
What counts as abetting terrorists? - NYT