Today on the Main Site:
Like a Dime Store Cowboy by Ralph R. Reiland: Our president can count to ten.
Switch-22 by Larry Thornberry: Crist blows out his flip-flops.
Jack Levin’s Gettysburg by Jeffrey Lord: Fathers, sons, and Lincoln’s stand for liberty.
Our Hero Barbara Boxer by William Yeatman: The junior Democratic senator from California has killed two major global warming bills — so far.
Expulsion by RiShawn Biddle: Dropout factories need to be shut down.
Obam-La-Di, Obam-La-Da Aaron Goldstein: Why can’t Paul McCartney let life go on?
Rent by Paul Beston: Flying by the seat of your pants when you can least afford the exposure.
What to Watch for:
Election 2010: Arkansas Democratic Runoff (RCP); California Republican Primary (RCP); Iowa Republican Primary (RCP); Nevada Republican Primary (RCP); South Carolina Primary (RCP); Maine Primary (Maine BCEC); Montana Primary; New Jersey Primary; North Dakota Primary: South Dakota Primary; Virginia Primary
Obama and HHS Secretary Sebelius deliver health care reform remarks, host Q&A (NCOA)
Helen Thomas retires amid controversial remarks on Israel (Washington Post)
Reid lays out massive Senate agenda: energy, financial reform, stimulus, jobs bill, unemployment benefits, war funding, gulf oil spill, Kagan confirmations; all before July 4 recess. (Politico)
Obama moves quickly to reopen shallow offshore oil and gas exploration (WSJ)
Clip of the Day:
Obama gets tough in gulf, wants to know “whose ass to kick.”