Morning Must Reads: May 13

In the news: IRS, China, Heritage Foundation, Pakistan's election, David Cameron, and Seth Myers

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

  • Not only the “Tea Party”—The IRS field office in charge of evaluating applications for tax-exempt status also decided to focus on groups making statements that “criticize how the country is being run” and those that were involved in educating Americans “on the Constitution and Bill of Rights.”
    • Joe Klein: Obama “on same page” as Richard Nixon
  • China‘s growth weakens
  • What to take away from the Heritage Foundation‘s $6.3 trillion immigration reform paper debacle
  • Nearly 20,000 service members are raped or sexually assaulted each year by predators who often evade punishment. How can the Pentagon stop them?
  • Projected Pakistan Prime Minister winner Nawaz Sharif must quickly resolve accusations of vote rigging and focus on three crucial tasks: economic stability, rural politics, and the army.
  • South Korea’s leader Park Geun-hye apologizes for aide’s sexual misconduct in Washington
  • UK Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting with Obama ahead of next month’s G-8 trade summit
  • Seth Myers to take over for Jimmy Fallon as host of Late Night