House G.O.P Leader, John Boehner, open to compromise on tax cut. (NY Times)

Imma let you finish.

At last night’s VMAs, Kanye and Tay Swift resolved the Swiftboating incident—in song and over Twitter, the way celebs are supposed to do these things. (AP)

“Tireless” Tasini charms voters with his adorable sense of humor, challenging embattled and ethically questionable Charles Rangel. (Spec)

After a rained out Final, Nadal and Djokovic play on. (USOpen)

Happy first Monday!

Photo via Wikimedia Commons