Lawmakers are under real pressure to do something on this now. 3. Highway fund running on empty: The highway trust fund is about to run out of money, threatening road projects and jobs. An $11 billion House bill would resolve things until next spring. The Senate could act on it quickly. 4. Boehner lawsuit: The House is expected this week to authorize the GOP lawsuit against Obama over claims he exceeded his executive authority on Obamacare. Deirdre Walsh NUNN CAMPAIGN DEFENDS BIG LEAK Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn's campaign defended an early plan detailing challenges she might face courting voters. Republicans jumped on the leaked document , obtained by the National Review, casting it as an effort to exploit voters. Nunn's team said the document was a draft written eight months ago" and was always subject to change. Dana Davidsen and Paul Steinhauser NRSC BLAST: The entire Nunn plan is dirty, offensive, and emblematic of why voters are so disenchanted with politics." VOTERS REMORSE?ROMNEY TOPS OBAMA IN DO-OVER, BUT LOSES TO CLINTON If a rematch of the 2012 election were held today, Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a national survey. But a CNN/ORC International poll also indicates that if Romney changes his mind and runs again, Hillary Clinton would best him by double digits in a hypothetical showdown, if she ran. Paul Steinhauser WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS DEMS RAISE $$$ OFF BOEHNER LAWSUIT: Since House Speaker John Boehner announced he was planning to sue President Obama in late June, the DCCC has raised nearly $7 million. "Grassroots Democrats across the country see Republican leaders in the House refusing to rule out impeaching the President even as they vote to use taxpayer funds to sue him, DCCC Chairman Steve Israel said in a statement. Deirdre Walsh BUSY DAY FOR VIRGINIA JUSTICE BOB MCDONNELLS CORRUPTION TRIAL STARTS Jury selection got under way in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who is charged along with his wife of improperly accepting gifts from a businessman while in office in exchange for promoting his company.- Ashley Killough APPEALS COURT REJECTS VIRGINIA SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BAN A federal appeals court struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage in the first ruling of its kind in a southern state and another legal victory for gay and lesbian couples seeking the right to legally wed. They cant marry right away, however, due to ongoing legal questions. The issue overall is likely to wind up at the Supreme Court. Bill Mears THE BUZZ:PALIN LAUNCHING ONLINE NEWS CHANNEL Sarah Palin is again going rogue - this time to the digital world with her own online news channel. She plans to offer viewers an alternative to the "politically correct filter" of mainstream media The new Sarah Palin Channel will cost viewers $9.95 a month, or $99.95 for a year. Active military personnel can subscribe free of charge. Deborah Bloom MARKET WATCH: Stocks end mixed ahead of Fed meeting and July jobs report. Dow rises 21 points. NASDAQ down 5. S&P flat. TRAIL TRIVIA (Answer Below) In which midterm elections did the President's party gain seats in both the House and the Senate? the LEDE Leading Drudge: Obama Will Take Care Of Us In an exclusive interview with WND and Rep.
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