FROM THE BLOGS:
Lindsey Graham poised to sell out to Chuck Schumer on immigration reform
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is likely to sell out Republicans on immigration reform, writes Paul Mirengoff at the Powerline blog.
Rich idiots and the Republican gigolos
RedState.com’s Erick Erickson says a lot of Republican donors are "idiots" who got played in the last election.
The end of the right-wing coalition and where we go from here
Daily Kos’s Nathan Newman writes that the conservative movement is quickly losing ground and will die off with policies.
The sort of tone-deaf immigration rant that kills conservatives
The Atlantic’s Conor Friedersdorf argues it’s not unusual to hear stances on illegal immigration from the right discussed in a way that makes them seem ignorant.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Key advisers poised to leave team Obama in second term
With his reelection secured, President Obama is set to lose some members in his inner circle, including advisers David Plouffe and David Axelrod, report The Hill's Amie Parnes and Niall Stanage.
Rick Perry opposes secession of Texas
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) expressed his disapproval of a petition that called for Texas’s secession from the union, reports The Hill's Alicia Cohn.