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The Day Ahead: Thursday, March 31, 2011

By on 3.31.11 | 9:56AM

What to Watch for:

Gadhafi says he will stay in Libya "until the end" (Reuters)

NATO takes control of air operations in Libya, while CIA controls ground (CNN)

Vice President Biden meets with Director of the OMB Jack Lew, Director of the NEC Gene Sperling, and senior advisers to continue discussions on the budget (Politico)

Google launches +1 to compete with Facebook's "Like" button (Telegraph)

French President Nicolas Sarkozy called for a reform of global nuclear standards by the end of the year during a visit by Prime Minister Naoto Kan of Japan (New York Times)

Clip of the Day:

Is President Obama eating his words? (CNS News)

Today on the Main Site:

Atlas Needs Help by Quin Hillyer: Conservatives should not shrug at movie.

I Stand With Max by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: Sorry, Mr. President, there's no such thing as a world community. But there is, as Gov. Pawlenty notes, American exceptionalism.

Selling Career Colleges Short by Mark Hyman: Recently revealed information suggests there may have been a financial motive involved in the Department of Education's rulemaking.

Here's the Deal by Lawrence A. Hunter: There's a preferable alternative to shutting the government down -- ask Sens. DeMint and Toomey.

Who's Afraid of America's Constitution? by Seth Lipsky: Anyone, it appears, who would be driven up the wall by a reading of its enumerated powers.

Local Hero by Christopher Orlet: It is probably best we don't make stupidity a crime.

Extinction? by Lisa Fabrizio: According to a recent study, religion is on the way out.

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