IMMIGRATION REFORM: President Barack Obama is warning lawmakers the closer we get to the midterm elections, the more difficult it will be to pass an immigration reform bill. Lawmakers should work together and solve problems: Justin Sink and Russell Berman for The Hill: Obama: Time running short on immigration
HACKED DEMOCRACY: "The American political system is an utter catastrophe. Our democracy has been hacked. The country is utterly and completely paralyzed. Hog-tied," said former Vice President Al Gore: Roger Simon for POLITICO: Al Gore: ‘Our democracy has been hacked’
EVERYTHING IS POLITICAL: It's graduation season and even that has become political across the country. Scheduled speakers are drawing criticism and even student protests, causing them to drop out:Katie Zezima for The Washington Post: Everything is political these days. Even commencement speeches.
NO LABELS RADIO: Did you miss Jason Bordoff, Professor and Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, on last weekend's No Labels Radio show? Listen here!
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STAT OF THE DAY: "With six months to go before the midterms, 22 percent of U.S. registered voters say most members of Congress deserve re-election, and 72 percent say they do not," writes Jeffrey M. Jones: Jeffrey M. Jones for Gallup: Ahead of Midterms, Anti-Incumbent Sentiment Strong in U.S.