CNN's GUT CHECK | for April 21, 2014 | 5 p.m.
– n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle
BIDEN TO UKRAINE … Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine on Monday for a brief and symbolic show of support for the government in Kiev. The trip comes at a troubled time. There are complaints on all sides about the framework reached last week among Russia, the United States and European Union to reduce tensions in the region. – Zach Wolf