- New analysis showing that the GOP's tax plan would raise taxes on some households has Republicans on the defensive.
- Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of 'direct aggression' after a missile fired from Yemen was intercepted over the Saudi capital of Riyadh.
- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that Rand Paul will be back in business next week. Paul had been injured after being attacked by a neighbor last Friday.
- The Seattle Times has an in-depth look at how the Lynnwood light rail project has managed to come in $500 million over budget.