* The new, long-awaited report helps prove one unfortunate truth: The Republicans' Benghazi Committee wasn't investigating a scandal; the committee was the scandal (http://on.msnbc.com/28Y878D).
* Religious right leader James Dobson believes Donald Trump recently became a born-again Christian. Given Trump's use of religion as a campaign tool, it's worth knowing: is Dobson correct? (http://on.msnbc.com/295Tk14)
* The more serious the Zika threat becomes, the more reckless congressional Republicans' handling of the crisis becomes (http://on.msnbc.com/28ZKygL).
* To hear a billionaire land developer whine about "the people who rigged the system for their benefit" is laughable. Or at least, it would be, if it weren't so ridiculous (http://on.msnbc.com/296KAYz).
* When 86% of Americans support a specific reform to gun laws, it's tempting to think Congress would act. But consider what's happened to the latest bipartisan compromise on keeping guns out of terrorists' hands (http://on.msnbc.com/295vy3E).
* Some proposals are so outrageously ridiculous, there's simply no credible way to put a positive spin on them (http://on.msnbc.com/291QXxk).