FROM THE BLOGS:
With Scott Brown out, Massachusetts Republicans are getting desperate
New York Magazine's Margaret Hartmann says Republicans are trying to cast a broader net for the Republican nominee for Massachusetts Senator after Scott Brown bowed out.
In defense of political anger
The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses how former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) helped his cause by not engaging in back and forth during his confirmation hearing.
Is it time to get rid of the EPA?
The Daily Caller's Henry Miller argues the EPA has been an ineffective and burdening government agency.
Thank God for American Crossroads and the Conservative Victory Project
Red State's Erick Erickson celebrates Karl Rove's decision to change what type of primary candidates his super PACs support.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Ryan hits Obama for blowing past deadline for 2014 budget
The 2012 Vice-Presidential nominee criticizes the President for not submitting his budget to Congress on time, The Hill's Erik Wasson reports.
Kerry begins State Department tenure with pledge to fill Clinton's 'big heels'
The Hill's Julian Pecquet reports on Secretary of State John Kerry's address to State Department employees to mark the beginning of his new role in government.