MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:

Experiencing the media's pro-am future in Boston

At the Harvard Business Review, Justin Fox recounts his experience during the Boston Marathon bombing.

Barack Obama — natural British conservative

Margaret Thatcher's death sparks a stark reminder of how wide the divide is between British conservatives and American conservatives, writes Brian John Spencer at The League of Ordinary Gentlemen.

Fed still owes Congress a blueprint on its emergency lending

Dealbook's Peter Eavis notes the Fed still hasn't released a proposal for protecting taxpayers when it issues emergency loans.

Sparks fly at immigration hearing

The Corner's Eliana Johnson highlights a heated exchange between Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Lawmakers vow bombing investigations

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and other lawmakers will examine how closely the FBI looked into Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of two suspects believed to be behind the Boston Marathon bombings, The Hill's Jordy Yager reports.

Democrats gain early fundraising edge

Congressional Democrats appear to have the early fundraising advantage ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, according to The Hill's Cameron Joseph.