MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Obama approval drops to 41% in Rasmussen - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Will the GOP mellow? - Andrew Sullivan, Daily Dish
Joe Barton had 'worst week in Washington' - Chris Cillizza, The Fix
Fathers who're husbands spare kids from poverty - Ken McIntyre, The Foundry
The case against stimulus - Matthew Yglesias
Military hospitals: a place to heal, not kill - Rep. Todd Akin, Right Wing News
I should have been a conservative - Jonathan Chait
BP in no danger of bankruptcy - Kathy Kattenburg, The Moderate Voice
Hillary for you and me - DougJ, Ballon Juice
A first-of-its-kind mobile app - Meghann Olshefski, techRepublican
When the GOP tries to be reasonable - Laurence Lewis, Daily Kos
Even the NYT notices drilling moratorium - Erick Erickson, RedState
Free markets for whom? - Ann Davidow, BuzzFlash
Obama still sinking on approval ratings - John, Powerline
Angle breaks her silence (sort of) - Steve Benen, Political Animal

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Grassley, Baucus reach agreement on doc fix - The Hill
Obama urges Europe to not drop its stimulus measures - New York Times
Immigration fight creeps north - Wall Street Journal