STANDING FIRM: Despite pushback from the White House, the Congressional Budget Office is standing by their report that raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will reduce jobs. Lawmakers need to work together to agree to shared goals to solve our nation's problems: Catherine Hollander for National Journal: CBO Defends Its Minimum-Wage Estimate as Democrats Fume
SHOWING LEADERSHIP: Sen. Rob Portman is calling for President Barack Obama to reassert the United States as a global leader and for the country to “step up” in Ukraine as growing protests are happening in the region: Natalie Villacorta for POLITICO: Rob Portman: U.S. weaker worldwide
NO LABELS RADIO: Gov. Jon Huntsman spoke with Sen. Mike Enzi on “No Labels Radio” last Saturday about the benefits of biennial budgeting. Tune in this Saturday at 10 a.m., Eastern time, on SiriusXM's P.O.T.U.S. (channel 124) as Gov. Huntsman is joined by Problem Solver Reps. Ami Bera and Chris Gibson to discuss their work across the aisle.
THE DAILY BREAK: If you've been watching the Olympics, you may have noticed some new moves in some figure skating routines.
ACTION OF THE DAY: Contact your member of Congress and ask them to support a national strategic agenda.
STAT OF THE DAY: According to Gallup, North Dakota had the highest well-being in the country in 2013, receiving a well-bring index score of 70.4. West Virginia received the lowest score with 61.4: Dan Witters for Gallup: North Dakota No. 1 in Well-Being, West Virginia Still Last