Well, the DayQuil’s holding up fairly well, so I hope to finish the day with minimal lapses.

Here are some midday news/views items, without a dose cup.

* Slight upward revision in 2013 4Q GDP numbers issued by feds–surprising given horrible weather.

* Bridgegate “internal investigation” report doesn’t exactly exonerate Christie, but he may be into damage control by now.

* Raz poll shows Braley leading all GOPers in IA Senate race, but survey taken before “Iowa farmer” video had fully sunk in, I suspect.

* Times‘ Jonathan Weisman offers overview of Mississippi Senate primary, the one everybody’s decided is the only chance for a Tea Party upset.

* Another California state senator charged with corruption in lurid case involving tong leader nicknamed “Shrimp Boy.”

And in non-political news:

* Wu-Tang Clan to release just one copy of new album, and plan to sell it for millions.

As we break for a cough-racked lunch, here, at the recommendation of commenter martinmic, is Jerry Lee Lewis with “Breathless.”

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.