President Obama’s wildly swinging poll numbers
Jonathan Capeheart at The Washington Post
takes a look at what the recent volatility means for the president.

How Gingrich’s candidacy may help Santorum
Scott Conroy at Real Clear Politics
takes the contrarian view that by staying in the race, Gingrich might actually be helping Santorum’s candidacy.

The president’s gas price conundrum
William Galston at The New Republic
breaks down what he thinks the president should and shouldn’t do about gas prices.

Why do the islands have a vote in the GOP primary?
Byron York at The Washington Examiner
takes a look at this quirk of the primary process.


Supreme Court rules out television cameras for healthcare debate
Sam Baker at The Hill reports that viewers won’t get a firsthand look at this monumental court case.

US Navy beefs up in Persian Gulf
There’s no military conflict now, but if things come a head with Iran the United States will be ready, reports Carlo Munoz at The Hill.