MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:

Happy birthday, Gettysburg

Monday was the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, Robert Farley of Lawyers, Guns & Money notes.

Rubio isn't the winner of immigration reform

Contrary to Chris Cillizza's argument, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) isn't a winner on immigration reform, Daniel Larison writes.

Future uncertain for Davis

At RedState, Matt Vespa writes that Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis's (D) political future is far from a sure thing,

Media Circus at the George Zimmerman trial

The George Zimmerman trial has descended to the level of a "full-blown media circus" according to Dacia Mitchell at This Week In Blackness

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Putin keeps things interesting

Vladimir Putin's added a new twist to the story of Edward Snowden when he suggested that Russia could grant Snowden's asylum request. The Hill's Jeremy Herb and Justin Sink have more.

North Carolina is the new Wisconsin

North Carolina is now the primary partisan battleground in 2013, according to The Atlantic's David Graham.