FROM THE BLOGS:
The truth about Oregon tuition
Wonkblog’s Dylan Matthews wants to clarify what’s really going on with Oregon’s new plans for tuition.
Davis’ pink shoes make a comeback
Texas Republicans are still fighting for their abortion legislation. And according to Josh Vorhees of Slate, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) hasn’t given up challenging them every step of the way.
"Incoherent" poll shows support for Snowden
Fifty-five percent of Americans think Snowden is a whistleblower, not a traitor. However, Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey thinks the poll is an “unreliable measure” of Snowden’s support.
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) may be exactly like his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), but he is not willing to let his “freak flag fly” until he has more support, says The Daily Beast’s James Kirchick.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Senate fails to move forward with lower student loan rates
The Senate was unable to move forward on a bill that would return student loan interest rates to 3.4 percent, reports The Hill's Ramsey Cox.
Senate panel approves bill banning LGBT discrimination at work
According to The Hill’s Daniel Strauss, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved the Employment Non-Discrimination act (ENDA), which outlaws gender and sexuality discrimination in the workplace.