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FROM THE BLOGS:

Stockton's liberal policies gave it the blues

Human Events's John Hayward says Stockton, Calif.'s, looming bankruptcy is a perfect example of how liberal policies wreak havoc on the economy.

It has to be Rubio
The Daily Beast's Michael Medved makes the case for the Florida senator as a VP contender.

Reading the SCOTUS tea leaves
The New Republic's Jeffrey Rosen's looks at what the Monday immigration ruling can tell us about Thursday's healthcare decision.

No pleasing the public on healthcare
Mother Jones's Kevin Drum thinks no one will ever be satisfied with the healthcare system — but that's no excuse for progressives to abandon the push for reform.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Compromise on student loans, highway bill in sight
Speaker Boehner says an agreement is in the offing, The Hill's Russell Berman reports.

Candidates in tough districts should skip DNC, says Rep. Israel
The DCCC chairman thinks Democrats running for the House in tight races should be in their districts, not at the convention, The Hill's Cameron Joseph reports.