MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
The lean, green fighting machine - Mark Thompson, Swampland
Tax hikes not needed to balance budget - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Health insurers back secretive attack group - Susie Madrak, Crooks & Liars
Rahm's rough weekend, continued - Michelle Malkin
O'Donnell: 'I'm not a witch...I'm you' - Barbara Morrill, Daily Kos
Watchdogs ask IRS to probe Rove-backed group - M. Luo, The Caucus
Colbert takes another shot at Tea Party - Matthew Philbin, Newsbusters
Dems have momentum (well, a little bit) - Jonathan Chait
Principles for newly-elected Republicans - John Hawkins, Right Wing News
Infrastructure spending now - Matthew Yglesias
WH agrees to install solar panels - A. Restuccia, Washington Independent
Boxer shouldn't breathe too easily - Jim Geraghty, The Campaign Spot
Remember this Cantor quote next year - Steve Benen, Political Animal
What kind of politician lies turn you off? - Nick Gillespie, Hit & Run
Banks bailed out by Treasury not doing so well - Chris in Paris, AMERICAblog

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Centrist Dems may reign in House next year - The Hill
Jill Biden keeps her day job - Washington Post
Rep. Cao 'hurt' by Obama's ad for challenger - Fox News