More BP Litigation: The lawsuit plume stemming from the Gulf oil spill has spread to shareholder fraud claims filed against BP in the western district of Louisiana, Tresa Baldas of The National Law Journal reports. And NLJ's David Ingram covered a congressional hearing Tuesday that makes it clear that retroactively hiking oil company liability won't be easy.
Lincolnesque: Sen. Blanche Lincoln, (D-Ark.), survived a Democratic primary runoff Tuesday, showing that not all incuments are being kicked out by voters, The New York Times reports.
Whitman v. Brown: Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman won the Republican primary for California governor, and will face state AG and former governor Jerry Brown in the fall, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Strasburg Delivers: In his debut as a Washington Nationals pitcher, Stephen Strasburg lived up to all the hype, pitching 14 strikeouts in seven innings, and helping the Nats win 5-2 over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Washington Post has the story.