Rebel Yell: A bomb blast killed three of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's loyalists, including his brother-in-law. The blast Wednesday weakens the government's war efforts, reports The New York Times.
Toughest Sheriff in America: A class action suit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gets under way today. Arpaio is accused of violating the civil rights of Latinos and legal U.S. citizens with his "crime-suppression sweeps," NPR reports.
Resign: The majority of D.C. residents think that Mayor Vincent Gray should resign, according to a new poll conducted by The Washington Post. Fifty four percent of residents think he should resign following the corruption scandal involving his campaign.
VP Search: Mitt Romney is leaning on a former Akin Gump associate to vet any future vice presidential candidates. Am Law Daily reports.