Thomas Responds: Justice Clarence Thomas says his critics "seem bent on undermining" the Supreme Court, Politico reports, based on a recording of a speech Thomas gave Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.
'Shocking' Story: The Boston Globe reports on a local school that disciplines students with electric shocks, and on that school's recent lobbying campaign to keep Congress from outlawing its practices. The school hired Bracewell & Giuliani.
Kickbacks Case: The Wall Street Journal checks in on what it calls the sprawling case of contracting fraud in Kuwait from 2006. In the first prosecution to go to trial, a federal jury will begin deliberations today regarding a former U.S. Army major and his wife.
Pumping Up: The New York Times profiles Cornell McClellan, the White House personal trainer, whose star students apparently include Lisa Brown, the staff secretary and former executive director of the American Constitution Society.
Powerful Idahoan Dies: James McClure, a former chairman of the Senate Energy Committee whom McClatchy Newspapers calls one of the most powerful Idahoans ever to serve in Congress, died Saturday at 86.