FROM THE BLOGS:
Gratitude for Snowe
The Corner's Kathryn Jean Lopez says that Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) deserves credit for voting with fellow Republicans on the House GOP spending measure yesterday.
How Grover Norquist makes the case for tax increases
The Washington Post's Ezra Klein turns conservative tax activist Grover Norquist's logic on its head, arguing that the best way to balance the budget comes, in part, through tax hikes.
Feingold weighs in Wisconsin protests
Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D) doesn't appear any closer to running for governor as a result of the latest labor developments in the state, Hotline OnCall's Sean Sullivan writes.
OTHER NEWS SORUCES:
Senate Dems wave off defections, say pressure on House GOP
The Hill's Alex Bolton reports on how Senate Democrats aren't backing off of their demands when it comes to the protracted spending debate.
Qadhafi forces take back strategic town
The Libyan leader's forces are gaining ground in their efforts to suprress an uprising, the New York Times reports.
Wisconsin Assembly nears vote on anti-labor rights bill
The Washington Post has the latest details about the labor dispute in Wisconsin, which is nearing an end.