Battle in Odessa and other headlines

Ukrainian Special Forces headed to Odessa after deadly clashes. (Time)

Ukraine struggles to break Russia’s grip on gas flow. (NY Times)

Sen. Rand Paul threatens a hold on a judicial nominee over drone policy. (The Hill)

Liberal donors eye new long-term investments in states and new voters to boost Democrats. (Washington Post)

This man is the future of Super PACs. (National Journal)

Rep. John Conyers may not make the ballot in Michigan. (Detroit Free Press)

Meet the insiders posing as grassroots members of the NRA. (Mother Jones)

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Battle in Odessa and other headlines