FROM THE BLOGS:
Jon Stewart's long War with CNN is getting bitter, petty
Jon Stewart lambasted CNN's Wednesday coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Esther Zuckerman writes at the Atlantic Wire.
The four Democrats who voted against background checks
At Talking Points Memo, Sahil Kapur highlights the Senate Democrats that voted against background check legislation.
Blumenthal on gun laws: 'Americans won't take no for an answer'
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) vowed to continue pushing to pass stricter gun laws after his chamber voted against a measure to expand background checks for gun purchases, Bloomberg's Jonathan Salant reports.
Two cheers for the Rubio-G8 immigration plan: Kind of kludgey but an improvement over the status quo
James Pethokoukis, writing for the American Enterprise Institute, praises the so-called Gang of Eight's immigration reform proposal.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Obama: Boston, US 'undaunted'
The nation remains "undaunted" after the Boston Marathon bombing, President Obama said Thursday, according to The Hill's Justin Sink.
Saudi student hurt in Boston bombing not a suspect, not being deported
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a House panel Thursday that a student injured in the Boston bombing is not, contrary to some reports, being deported, The Hill's Julian Pecquet and Jordy Yager report.