US Attorney General Eric Holder called upon states to restore voting rights to ex-felons, saying not doing so disproportionately bars black Americans from the polls, and denies equal opportunity and equal justice.
Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, has issued notice that his organization will make use of 'The Hillary Papers' – beginning now. The RNC has already found a health-care nugget about Clinton.
A boost to long-term investment in the US may result, now that Congress appears poised to raise the national debt ceiling without provoking another showdown, says Gene Sperling of Obama's National Economic Council.
The National Transportation Safety Board inquiry into the sinking of HMS Bounty pinned blame on the captain, who steered the ailing replica of an 18th-century British sailing ship into superstorm Sandy.