Dem rep seeks to change Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) is proposing a new law in recognition of Aaron Swartz. The legislation, which Lofgren posted on Reddit, would make significant changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Reason's Scott Shackford writes.

Wolf hires Goolsbee

A top donor for President Obama tapped Austan Goolsbee, the former chairman of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, to join a new economic advisory firm, reports Michael J. De La Merced at Dealbook.

Guantanamo Bay protests at the Supreme Court

David Silbey of the Edge of The American West blog caught a group of protesters at the Supreme Court calling for closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

The Hastert Rule and the 113th Congress

Sarah Binder at The Monkey Cage wonders if the Hastert Rule is actually dead now.


Obama against the NRA

President Obama and the National Rifle Association positioned for a confrontation on gun policy, reports The Hill's Justin Sink.

Republicans characterize new Obama gun proposals as 'power-grab'

Responding to the president's new proposals to reduce gun violence, Republicans accused Obama of making a power-grab. The Hill's Mike Lillis has more.