— House Speaker John Boehner, responding to criticism in a Wednesday meeting with GOP lawmakers, according to The Hill.
— Candidate for NYC mayor Anthony Weiner to his 69-year-old opponent George McDonald at an AARP-Univision forum this morning, according to the New York Post. McDonald reportedly told Weiner, 48, to not touch him again after they exchanged greetings.
— Obama, speaking to children whose recipes won them spots at the White House Kids' State Dinner on Tuesday, where Michelle Obama told them it was okay to eat with their hands.
— Sen. Chuck Schumer advocating for the Corker-Hoeven amendment to the immigration reform bill. The amendment passed on a 67-27 vote Monday.
— President Barack Obama in an interview with Charlie Rose responding to the question of whether he is "Bush-Cheney Lite" for continuing many of the Bush administration's national security policies.
— A spokesman for Newark Mayor Cory Booker said in a statement Tuesday after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced a special election on October 16 to fill Sen. Frank Lautenberg's seat.
— Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to the Joint Chiefs of Staff at an Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday. Gillibrand believes that the military's sexual assault cases should be left up to prosecutors, not military commanders.
— Fred Barnes, executive editor of the Weekly Standard, in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal.
— NJ Gov. Chris Christie in his PEOPLE Magazine profile coming out Friday.
— Bill Allison of the Sunlight Foundation on Jeffrey Katzenberg, who gave or raised more than $30 million to reelect Obama in 2012, according to Mother Jones. Katzenberg is the CEO of DreamWorks Animation.
— President Barack Obama in remarks Monday commemorating Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery.
— Lois Lerner, the director of the exempt organizations unit at the Internal Revenue Service, defending her right to invoke the Fifth Amendment during her testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday.
— California Governor Jerry Brown putting lawmakers on notice yesterday that he had no desire to ratchet up spending in his new budget, despite a multibillion-dollar windfall of tax receipts in recent months, according to the Los Angeles Times.