Mining bills headed for a floor vote (MacIver Institute).

A Sheriff Goes ROAD (Jeff Wagner).
Gov. Walker: Call Obama's bluff on the sequester (The Hill).
Sen. Ron Johnson: If Boehner caves, "He will lose his Speakership" (Fox News).
America's Red State Growth Corridors (Wall Street Journal).
Obama's $500K donors get quarterly meeting with the President (Free Beacon).
Why should taxpayers give $83 million to big banks each year? (Bloomberg).
Chevy Volt battery supplier wasted millions in stimulus dollars (Breitbart).
Union boss who led Chicago teacher strike faces a leadership challenge (Daily Caller).
Gov. Chris Christie not invited to Conservative Political Action Conference (Politico).
How defense spending will grow under the sequester cuts (Washington Examiner).
President Barack "I Didn't Do It" Obama (TownHall).