Hill Hire: Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) has hired Washington lawyer Robert Walker to represent him in a House Ethics Committee investigation related to possessing an illegal drug, USA Today reports.
Friendly Fire: U.S. Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) has asked to testify against President Barack Obama's judicial nominees for Georgia, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Gun Fight: U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang rules that Chicago's ban on virtually all sales and transfers of firearms is unconstitutional, CNN reports.
Death Penalty: How Beauford White came to be executed against his jury's wishes, The Atlantic reports.
Privacy Victory: U.S. District Judge Mary Stenson Scriven struck down for good a Florida law that required state welfare recipients to submit to drug testing before receiving benefits, The Atlantic reports.