The Senate Majority Leader schedules a big test vote for Monday
He blasts Bill Clinton's claim that violence is brewing on the right
No one is quite sure how to react to the Air Force's space drone
Democrats killed the center, Bill Gates wants to boost American energy innovation, and more
Instability is spreading to other weak EU nations
Pundits say Brown is out, leaving Cameron and Clegg
Jim Manzi's bomb-drop on Mark Levin divides the right
Also: the sexiness of Secret Service agents, decoded
Why is Sue Lowden doubling down on the barter talk?
Michael Lewis on the impact of the SEC suit
After dismissing Elena Kagan, liberals make their case
"A meeting in the candidate's office? One prime heifer."
George Will on Chris Christie, Thomas Hibbs on the politics of Avatar, and more
Politico's workhorse gets the New York Times treatment
A Democratic rep worries the state might become "the laughing stock of the nation"
He explains the "racket" to Rachel Maddow
Opponents decry White House ties to the hated megabank
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