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The Day Ahead: Monday, February 28, 2011

By on 2.28.11 | 8:51AM

What to Watch for:

President Obama and Vice President Biden are hosting a bipartisan meeting with govenors (Washington Post)

President Obama will meet with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss violence in Libya (Politico)

Oil rises $1, to $114 a barrel, as protests in Oman continue (Yahoo! Finance)

The Clip of the Day:

Best cinematography winner Wally Pfister made the Oscars political when thanked his union crew on Inception. He then went on to mention his frustration with Wis. Gov. Scott Walker.

Today on the Main Site:

Nowhere to Hide by Roger Kaplan: Muammar Gaddafi, international outlaw, has made his bed.

Fear and Loathing on the Arab Trail by Jed Babbin: What happens in Saudi Arabia on March 11 could severely disrupt our already-shaken economy.

Hiding Out at the Clock Tower Resort by G. Tracy Mehan, III: Sooner or later, Wisconsin's anti-democratic Democrats who lit out for Rockford will have to show up.

Thriving Christianity by Mark Tooley: Its numbers increase worldwide with every new day.

The Many Lives of Clarence King by Bill Croke: The great geologist who surveyed America's West took a most unusual turn.

Lincoln Goes to Hollywood by Jay D. Homnick: You won't want to miss his press conference.

A Gentle Man by Matthew Kenefick: Don't bet against the unexpected pope from Bavaria.

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