Morning Must Reads: March 27

In the news: gay marriage, J.P. Morgan, gun debate, tax code, immigration fines, matzo.

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • Supreme Court hears case on whether married same-sex couples are entitled to federal benefits. TIME’s Michael Crowley says Justice Kennedy will be the one to watch today.
  • CIA Director John Brennan faces a quandary over his appointment for clandestine service chief.
  • At least eight federal agencies are investigating J.P. Morgan Chase.
  • Race and the gun debate: murders with guns are the number one cause of death for African-American men between the ages of 15 and 34.
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: How to restructure the tax code
  • New Jersey Sen. Menendez bounces back from scandal.
  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to launch $50 million immigration advocacy group.
  • On gun control, watch these Senate Democrats: Max Baucus of Montana, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Kay Hagan of North Carolina, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin III of West Virginia and Mark Pryor of Arkansas.
  • Janet Napolitano, Secretary for Homeland Security: America’s 11 million undocumented workers must pay a fine on their path to citizenship.
  • Happy Passover! Here’s some history on the “Steve Jobs of Matzo.”