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Walker signs abortion bill: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a bill tightening abortion restrictions. The bill would mandate ultrasounds and require physicians performing abortions have admitting privileges at a hospital within a 30-mile radius. Opponents quickly moved to take legal action in the hopes of blocking the bill.

Economy adds jobs: Besting analysts' forecasts, the U.S. economy added 195,000 jobs in June. Unemployment held steady at 7.6 percent.

Bush set to discuss immigration: Former president George W. Bush will reportedly address immigration reform in remarks next week at his presidential library and argue in favor of overhauling the nation's laws. Bush, who tried but failed to pass immigration reform as president, will deliver opening remarks at a citizenship ceremony next Wednesday.

Kerry was on yacht: It turns out Secretary of State John Kerry was briefly on his yacht Wednesday, the State Department said. The State Department had originally called a report Kerry was on his yacht "completely inaccurate."

Alexander ad features Rand Paul: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) went up with an early ad buy for a spot featuring Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — an apparent attempt to bolster Alexander's support among conservatives.

Biden to Arizona: Vice President Biden will be in Arizona on Tuesday for a memorial service to remember the 19 firefighters killed fighting wildfires this week.


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Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.



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