Unfortunately, today will be another day of endless Chris Christie speculation as reports that he’s considering a run persist (New Jersey Star-Ledger)
U.S-born al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki reportedly killed in Yemen (CBS News)
President Obama will speak at the farewell ceremony for Joint Chiefs of Staff chair Adm. Mike Mullen, and then welcome Gen. Martin Dempsey to the position (Washington Post)
The adminstration will announce alternatives to complying with No Child Left Behind to states (Huffington Post)
Obama administration considering suing Utah and three other states for immigration laws, in addition to Arizona and Alabama (Washington Post)
Obama: America had gotten a little soft:
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Why Does Florida Hate America? by Robert Stacy McCain: Sunshine State GOP threatens to wreck the 2012 schedule.
Obama Goes Soft, by Andrew Cline: With every day his fortunes become more shovel ready.
Sorry, Wrong Number, by Ross Kaminsky: Why dialing 9-9-9 won’t work.
Sarcasm-Gate?, by David N. Bass: One governor’s gaffe became a viral sensation. But was she really joking?
Debit Durbin, by John Berlau: But also blame Dodd-Frank and pro-retailer Republicans for those new debit card fees — and job losses.
Viguerie Is Vigorous About Governing Government, by Quin Hillyer: Resurgent constitutional conservatism is putting constitutional liberalism to rest.
The Admiral Retires, by George H. Wittman: Admiral Mike Mullen’s exit from the Joint Chiefs of Staff makes clear how clueless he was all along.
Mr. Longoria Goes to Texas, by Larry Thornberry: Movie by Frank Capra — story by Damon Runyon — music by Max Steiner.