DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS

Why Barack Obama and Joe Biden are gambling on social media
Howard Kurtz of The Daily Beast discusses potential pitfalls when politicians play too heavily into social media.

10 complaints about Karl Rove
Right Turn's Jennifer Rubin pokes holes into recent critiques at Karl Rove from members of the Tea Party.

Mark Sanford: If I can't have your forgiveness, can I at least have your vote?

Ramesh Ponnuru & Margaret Carlson of Bloomberg View break down their opposing views on Mark Sanford's return to the political sphere.

The conservative media needs to self-police itself for its own sake

The Atlantic's Conor Friedersdorf believes that for right-wing media, the first step toward legitimacy is keeping in line with journalistic standards.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES

GOP Sen. Shelby says he will vote to confirm Hagel for Defense
The Alabama senator is the third Republican to publicly back President Obama's Cabinet pick, The Hill's Daniel Strauss reports.

Sanford loses key endorsements in SC

Times are tough for the former governor as two House members throw their support behind a rival primary candidate, The Hill's Cameron Joseph reports.