MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
The unready Republicans - Ross Douthat
The comeback kids - Weigel
O'Donnell to appear on 'Tonight Show' - Whitney Snyder, Huffington Post
The Delaware lesson - Jennifer Rubin, contentions
Economic policy affects the economy - Dylan Matthews, Ezra Klein
NYT: Time to go, Nancy - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Melissa Bean for CFPA head? Please - Jane Hamsher, Firedoglake
Rand Paul: We'll look at cutting everything - Evan McMorris-Santoro, TPMDC
How the parties handle adversity - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Obama's new normal - Ben Domenech, RedState
The GOP is on probation - James Radtke, Big Government
Get ready for a tax battle - Katie Pavlich, Townhall
It was all an accident - mistermix, Balloon Juice
Gibbs clashes with Indian security - Alex Wagner, Politics Daily
Sessions to stay at NRCC - Jeremy Jacobs, Hotline On Call

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Some question whether lawmaker trying Waters can be impartial - The Hill
Hopes dimming on repeal of 'Don't ask'? - Washington Post
With book, Bush is back in spotlight - New York Times