TIME Morning Must Reads

Morning Must Reads: July 1

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson—Getty Images

In the News: Hobby Lobby happened, what's next; Obama to issue executive action on immigration; GM issues another recall; Israel bombs Gaza after teen bodies found; and confidence in Obama falls.

  • White House chooses Congressional fight over Hobby Lobby decision [TIME]
  • How John Roberts’ court is slowly bridging the political divide [TIME]
  • Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare [LA Times]
  • Obama’s immigration pivot [Politico]
  • “General Motors Co. recalled another 8.5 million vehicles on Monday, including more than 8 million for ignition-switch defects, and said it knew of three deaths in accidents involving the affected cars.” [WSJ]
  • “Victims of General Motors’ faulty ignition switch could get as little as a few thousand dollars, or as much as millions of dollars, according to Kenneth Feinberg, who detailed on Monday the GM fund he’ll oversee to compensate for deaths and injuries.” [USA Today]
  • Fighting intensifies in Ukraine after cease-fire is ended [NYT]
  • Poll: Confidence in Obama trails rating for Bush in 2006 [RealClearPolitics]
  • Parties looking for political edge in Supreme Court contraceptive ruling [TIME]
  • Israeli bombs Gaza site hours after bodies of Israeli teens found [Reuters]
  • “A senior Israeli government official on Monday likened Hamas to the brutal fighters sowing chaos in Iraq and said there could be no dealing with a Palestinian government that includes the group, just hours after three Israeli teenagers believed to have been kidnapped by Hamas were found dead.” [TIME]

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