The Left and National Security: It's complicated
Salon's Joan Walsh examines why liberals haven't been more vocal about President Obama's continuation of unpopular Bush administration policies.

Envisioning the GOP difference
At National Review, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says the GOP needs to offer a true alternative, in both ideas and approach, to the Democrats.

Obama's disrespect for separation of powers
Fox's Andrew Napolitano argues President Obama's handling of immigration makes him look more like a despot than a president.

Call me Issa
Political Animal's Ed Kilgore thinks Rep. Darrell Issa's (R-Calif.) handling of the "Fast and Furious" hearings is the product of a frustrated political ego searching for a win.


Romney campaign sees opportunity in the Midwest
The GOP candidate will focus on the states like Michigan and Ohio in the coming months, The Hill's Cameron Joseph reports.

Supreme Court holds off on healthcare ruling
The justices will not announce a decision until next week, The Hill's Sam Baker and Elise Viebeck report.