Medicare: New polls show that voters in Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin trust President Obama to handle Medicare. The New York Times reports that the Romney-Ryan proposal to reshape Medicare is deeply unpopular
Viral: A Skadden associate has written an open letter to Rep. Todd Akin criticizing his recent comments on rape and abortion. Our sister publication, Am Law Daily, has the scoop.
No Retrial: The former University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend was denied a new trial after a judge concluded there was ample evidence to support his second-degree murder conviction. The Richmond Times Dispatch reports.
Gift: The Washington National Cathedral plans to announce Thursday that it will receive a $5 million dollar donation to fund repairs sustained during last year's earthquake that also damaged the Washington Monument. The Washington Post reports that the donation comes from the Lilly Endowment, the foundation created by the family that built the Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company.