And They're Off: Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are going head-to-head today in Floriday's primary election. The Miami Herald reports that absentee ballots are likely to play a major role in deciding the winner, with at least 632,000 Republican voters mailing in their votes so far.
Confidence Vote: In an effort to boost sinking approval ratings and regain public trust, the Senate voted Monday to consider legislation that would bar lawmakers from making stock or securities deals based on information they learn as members of Congress, The New York Times reports.
Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing: The much-anticipated showdown between the National Park Service and Occupy D.C. demonstrators didn't happen yesterday. Although the agency had said it would begin enforcing a no-camping rule starting at noon on Monday, no protesters have been cited or arrested so far, The Washington Post reports.
Big Names, Unclear Mandate: Corporate Counsel explores the make-up and mission of the new Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, the new financial crimes unit announced by President Obama in last week's State of the Union address.
Antitrust Investigation: The European Union is investigating whether Samsung Electronics violated antitrust laws in its use of special patents known as "standards-essential," The Wall Street Journal reports.