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Obama to address OFA summit: President Obama will address a summit next month hosted by Organizing for Action, an advocacy group formed as a spinoff of his 2012 campaign organization. The "Action August" conference is designed to plan the group's activities during the August congressional recess.

Senate to vote to move forward on border security Monday: The Senate will vote Monday on a border security amendment that is expected to win new Republican support for a sweeping bipartisan immigration bill.

McConnell criticizes Obama: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that Obama probably didn’t call for the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups but that his White House created a “culture of intimidation” that led to it.

Christie's question: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) had a message for Republicans who didn't like his embrace of Obama after Hurricane Sandy. "What did you expect me to do when the president showed up? Did you want me to wear my Romney sweatshirt?” Christie asked at the 2013 Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington.

'Hypothetically' speaking ... Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton had some fun with chatter about the possibility of a female president. “Well, let me say this: Hypothetically speaking,” Clinton told a women's lecture series via video, adding: “I really do hope that we have a woman president in my lifetime.”

Dean in 2016? Former Vermont governor Howard Dean (D) says he will consider running for president again. "I am doing a lot of things I really enjoy. But you should never say never in this business," he told CNN.

Dingell tries Google Glass: Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, took Google Glass for a test drive.


That depends on your definition of winning, of course.