DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

GM makes a big profit. Time to celebrate?
The Atlantic's Megan McArdle is reluctant to declare GM back in prime form following its quarterly profit announcement.

GOP budget doesn't balance without Medicare provision
TPM's Brian Beutler reports that the House Republican budget doesn't balance if the controversial provision to reform Medicare is removed, as some GOP lawmakers are reportedly considering.

Obama winds down the war on terror
RedState's streiff second-guesses just how much President Obama has learned about managing the war on terror.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

White House gets boost as businesses add jobs
The Hill's Ian Swanson has the definitive take on last month's jobless figures, and what they mean for the Obama administration.

CIA spied on bin Laden from safe house
The Washington Post has some tremendous details on the hunt for bin Laden, including the CIA's work to spy on the al Qaeda leader.

Obama: I want energy breakthroughs in Indiana
The Indianpolis Star reports on the details of Obama's trip to the Hoosier State on Friday.