• Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the two sides of the Republican party

Fugelsang2• Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT for Fridays With Fugelsang

• In more than four hours of testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, officials of companies hired to create the HealthCare.gov website said there was a lack of testing on the full system and last-minute changes by the federal agency overseeing the online enrollment system.

• President Barack Obama tried to refocus attention on the incomplete comprehensive immigration reform push Thursday, saying that “this is the moment we should be able to finally get the job done.”

• The teenager charged with murdering his “gentle and caring” math teacher in Danvers, Massachusetts this week, caught a Woody Allen movie and picked up fast food after the alleged killing, authorities and local media reported Thursday.

• German Chancellor Angela Merkel demanded on Thursday that the United States strike a ‘no-spying’ agreement with Berlin and Paris by the end of the year, saying alleged espionage against two of Washington’s closest EU allies had to be stopped.