MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:

The Sunshine State's golden ticket
The Associated Press's Brendan Farrington reports on a major GOP endorsement — Jeb Bush's recommendation that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney choose Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as his vice presidential running mate.

A race to the start
The New Yorker's Lauren Collins recommends whom to follow on the Twitterverse for up-to-date details on the Olympic Games in preparation for #London2012.

Too much to handle?
The National Review's Robert Costa examines the growing ideological gap between Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) in the wake of political backlash stemming from Bachmann's accusations that Clinton aide Huma Abedin possesses ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Mascots and mas-nots

The Los Angeles Times's Emily Alpert acknowledges the eve of the 2012 Olympic Games by evaluating two of its most important players — cyclopic mascots Mandeville and Wenlock.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Justice Scalia: Cameras in Supreme Court would 'miseducate' Americans

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia announced this week that he strongly opposes the use of cameras to record Supreme Court hearings for fear that it will serve to misinform the American public, The Hill's Alicia M. Cohn reports.

Boehner: House to vote next week on Senate Democratic tax bill

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that House Democrats will have the opportunity this week to vote on the Senate-passed Democratic tax bill, The Hill's Russell Berman reports.