By Jerry Zremski
WASHINGTON -- New insights about National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden are hard to come by these days, but in today's top story, Reuters reveals that the contractor that hired him despite concerns about Snowden's resume.
Meanwhile, Politico gives us compelling takes on two big issues on Capitol Hill. First, it illustrates the key role Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y, played in the deal that may save immigration reform.
And Politico also takes us inside the dysfunctional House as its Farm Bill collapses.
Finally, The New York Times tells us the recent spike in mortgage interest rates may be ending.