MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Orszag's malpractice proposal - Ezra Klein
You might not know it... - Laurence Lewis, Daily Kos
Gawker goes after Whitman's children - Guy Benson, Townhall
Dems already offering post-mortem excuses - W. Teach, Right Wing News
The Tea Party test case - David Sirota, Open Left
America's worst columnist? - Jim White, firedoglake
The lead is buried - Jim Geraghty, The Campaign Spot
Indpendents flocking to GOP? - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Making the bigotry more transparent - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Keeping crap on the books - mistermix, Balloon Juice
Voter fraud watch: They're at it again - Michelle Malkin
Rove faces down Schieffer - Jennifer Rubin, contentions
Does Bernanke secretly want fiscal expansion? - Matthew Yglesias
The return of Bill Clinton, continued - Scott, Powerline
The 2010 election: Eight days out - Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Business leaders push administration on repeat of tax break - The Hill
Afghan leader admits getting cash from Iran - New York Times
Dem: Obama can take endorsement and 'shove it' - Washington Post