MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:

Texas liberals need support too
Salon's Abby Johnson says Democrats around the country should stand with liberals in Texas instead of dismissing the state as a hopeless conservative stronghold.

IRS inspector general to be questioned by Dems
The Plum Line's Greg Sargent reports on House Democrats' plan to question the Treasury Department inspector general about missing pieces in his IRS audit.

Virginia's Cuccinelli falling behind McAuliffe in latest poll
Hot Air's Erika Johnsen believes the scandals plaguing Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell are hindering Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's campaign to replace him.

Liberal media fails to properly portray George Zimmerman
The Gateway Pundit's Jim Hoft reprimands the "corrupt American media" for failing to report that George Zimmerman was a liberal who tutored black children in the past.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

White House: ObamaCare not reducing full-time hiring
Jay Carney said there's no evidence to indicate that companies are refusing to hire full-time workers because of uncertainty surrounding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, The Hill's Justin Sink reports.

GOP Rep. Harris urges public to "get over" Zimmerman trial
Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) is urging the public to respect the American legal system by moving past the Zimmerman trial, The Hill's Daniel Strauss reports.