Drudge leads with economic news on Friday morning, running a logo of General Electric above the headline "Gloomy." The U.S. company reported disappointing profits Friday, when stocks opened down 1 percent, Reuters reports. Drudge's top political links go to stories on: Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean's claim that John McCainJohn McCainArmed Services chairman unveils .1B Asia-Pacific security bill Overnight Defense: Trump scolds NATO allies over spending | Flurry of leaks worries allies | Senators rip B Army 'debacle' | Lawmakers demand hearing on Saudi arms deal The case for protecting America's intelligence agency whistleblowers MORE's age won't be an issue in the campaign but may still worry voters; the new AP-Ipsos poll showing McCain drawing even with Barack ObamaBarack ObamaWhite House considering vetting Trump’s tweets: report Clinton knocks Trump inauguration crowd size claims Convicted ex-coal exec appeals case to Supreme Court MORE; and Bill Clinton's retelling of his wife's 1996 Bosnia trip.