And a bit of the good stuff:
2. Suzy Khimm profiles Barack Obama's Congressional liaison, Rob Nabors. Nice story, and a typical career path for White House staff in the era of the partisan presidency; Nabors had previously worked for Bill Clinton's OMB and Dave Obey's Appropriations Committee, but not for Obama before his presidency.
3. And a good look at Hillary Clinton's polling numbers over the years from Nate Silver.