- North Korea launched its 7th test-missile in 48 hours this morning. The long-range Taepodong-2 missile, designed to reach as far as Alaska or even the west coast of the US, failed within a minute of launch. The White House said the missiles pose no threat to the US. [WP, NYT, AP]
- In the still-disputed Mexican election, Felipe Calderón’s lead over Andrés Manuel López Obrador has shrunk to 0.64 percent. Obrador supports suspect foul play, Calderón’s supporters fear violence. [WP, NYT]
- The Space shuttle Discovery, the first shuttle launched on Independence Day, arrived safely in space yesterday. [WP]
- Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announced that she will not support Joe Lieberman’s Senate campaign if he loses the Democratic primary. [WP]
- President Bush, to the relief of Republican members of the House, is suggesting a new willingness to embrace “enforcement-first” immigration reform. [NYT]
May 20, 2013
Daily Briefing: Enforcement-First
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