Allen West’s women problem

Following a heated email Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) sent to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla) on Tuesday, Travis Waldron at ThinkProgress wonders if the congressman has a problem with women in general.

The futility of cut, cap and balance, cont’d
Ezra Klein blogs about "the limits" of the Republican-backed Cut, Cap and Balance Act.

Dear House Republicans: Raise the debt limit for your hero Ronald Reagan’s sake
Greg Sargent blogs about a trend of Democrats quoting former Republican President Reagan at The Plum Line.


White House says Obama could agree to short-term debt-limit hike
President Obama, who has pushed for a "big deal," now might be looking at a short-term solution, Sam Youngman reports for The Hill.

Bachmann says her migraines are 'under control'
Bachmann's presidential campaign released a doctor's note attesting to her fitness on Wednesday, Alicia M. Cohn reports for The Hill.