Good morning, folks. The new Twilight movie broke some records for 12:01am shows. Now, your morning constitutional:
President Obama will push for comprehensive immigration reform today during a speech at American University in D.C.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel fights for survival after struggling to get her preferred presidential candidate, Christian Wulff, elected.
Turkish aid from a flotilla that attempted to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza but was attacked by Israel starts flowing into Gaza. Turkey is also holding its first high-level meeting with Israel since the flotilla incident.
For the third time, Republicans successfully filibustered a bill that would extend unemployment benefits for those who have been unemployed for very long stretches. As a result, more than 1.3 million laid-off workers whose benefits have run out will not see their benefits restored before Congress goes on a week-long vacation for Independence Day.
A law allowing Virginians with concealed weapons permits to carry guns inside bars and restaurants that serve alcohol goes into effect today.
With a new book on the way outlining a new Republican manifesto, Rep. Eric Cantor’s ambition is starting to raise some eyebrows.
Finland becomes the first country to guarantee broadband Internet as a right for its citizens.
Tea Party Jesus: Putting the words of conservative Christian political figures in the mouth of Jesus.