FROM THE BLOGS:
Yvonne Brill and the beef-stroganoff illusion
The New Yorker's Amy Davidson gives her take on the controversial New York Times obituary of the renowned rocket scientist.
Why Democrats don't want Hillary for 2016
David Frum writes on CNN that the former secretary of State carries political and financial baggage.
GOP still demanding full repeal of ObamaCare
FireDogLake's Jon Walker writes about the continued effort by republicans to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
Should taxpayers pay for 'gender reassignment' surgery?
The Blaze's Meredith Jessup discusses HHS's change of heart after its potential decision to use taxpayer dollars to pay for sex exchange procedures went viral.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
White House to furlough 480 staffers
The Hill's Amie Parnes reports on the decision to make staffers at the Office of Management and Budget take unpaid days off in light of the sequester.
Dem Sen. Bob Casey supports gay marriage, urges repeal of DOMA
The Hill's Justin Sink reports on the latest Democratic senator to have evolved on the issue of gay marriage.