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WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:
Poll shows Weiner leading: Former congressman Anthony Weiner leads City Council Speaker Christie Quinn 25 percent to 20 percent, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC New York/Marist poll of the New York City Democratic mayoral primary. It's the first poll to show Weiner leading.
Booker releases first ad: Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) is out with his first Senate campaign TV ad. The spot touts his accomplishments as mayor of Newark.
Reid says "crazies" pressuring Boehner on immigration: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said "crazies" have influenced House Speaker John Boehner's stance on immigration. "The Speaker has said within a period of a little over 24 hours, we're going to pass immigration but we're going to have Democratic votes to do it. As soon as his crazies heard that, I guess they talked to him, and the next day he came back and said I will only pass it if I have a majority of the majority." “House Republicans support immigration reform, but will not simply rubber-stamp a Senate-passed bill,” Boehner spokesman Michael Steel told Politico.
Pro-McConnell group hits the airwaves: Days after Democratic groups took to the airwaves against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), a pro-McConnell super PAC is hitting back with a TV spot defending him and criticizing Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes (D), a potential McConnell opponent.
Manchin Obama's "war on coal": Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) went after President Obama's plans to address climate change, saying in a statement that "it’s clear now" that Obama "has declared a war on coal."
Pritzker confirmed: The Senate confirmed billionaire hotel and real-estate magnate Penny Pritzker as the next commerce secretary by a wide margin. Only Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) voted against her.
Giffords seeks to draw renewed attention to guns: Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will try bring renewed attention to the debate over gun laws next week with a fly-around tour of states whose senators voted against expanding background checks on gun purchases. Giffords will be joined by husband Mark Kelly.
More good numbers for Kasich: Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) scores his highest job approval rating ever in a new Quinnipiac University poll. Fifty-four percent of Ohio voters approve of the job he is doing. Kasich also leads potential Democratic opponents by double digits.
THE FIX MIX:
Man vs. machine. (Literally.)