Rand Paul's campaign organization has assembled 200 people across all 50 states, making him the first potential presidential candidate for 2016 to establish a nationwide network in preparation for the election.
- A law firm that Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) hired to investigate New Jersey bridge closure scandal concluded that the governor was not involved.
- The International Monetary Fund announced that it intends to give Ukraine $14–18 billion. Part of that package will come from the U.S.
- The IRS says it will take years to respond to all of Congress's requests regarding the targeting of Tea Party groups.
- Citigroup shares fell 5 percent after the bank failed a Federal Reserve stress test, an indicator of Citigroup's (in)ability to withstand serious economic downturn.
- If you live in New York City and don't like juggling your groceries, you better start hoarding plastic grocery bags. The city council just introduced a bill that would impose a 10-cent fee on each bag.