Don't end the Fed, mend it
James Pethokoukis at AEIdeas thinks the Federal Reserve has an idea on how to reduce the size of the Fed's balance sheet.

Rove loves Ginsburg now?
Irin Carmon writes in Salon that Republicans are taking Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of context.

When does the shouting start?
Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo discusses the evolving moderate views of many in the Republican Party.

How Republicans can become compassionate conservatives again
Gary Bauer argues in Fox News says Republicans should stick to their principles on the sanctity of life and marriage.


DCCC raffles trip to Obama Calif. fundraiser
The Hill's Justin Sink reports on the special prize that awaits some lucky Democratic donors.

Sen. Tim Johnson to retire, lifting GOP hopes in battle for Senate
The Hill's Mario Trujillo and Peter Schroeder report on the latest Democratic departure from the Senate.