MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Desiree Rogers subpeona sought - Kathleen Hennessey and Mark Silva, The Swamp
Public option prospects look less likely - Joe Sudbay, AMERICAblog
Baucus admits Obamacare costs $1.5 trillion - Conn Carroll, The Foundry
Lincoln's awful numbers could bode ill for reform - Greg Sargent, The Plum Line
Close encounters of the Coloradan kind - Anthony Sacramone, contentions
Getting the ball rolling (slowly) - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Key data related to the Climategate debacle - Veronique de Rugy, The Corner
Will Reid, Dodd ignore bipartisan hold on Bernanke - Jane Hamsher, firedoglake
59 percent think AGW scientists may have falsified data - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Sanders is not threatening the Fed's independence - Ezra Klein
Another White House summit distraction - Michelle Malkin
The Bin Laden strategy - Matthew Yglesias
Election commission settles case of illegal political hiring - Brad Smith, Red State

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Key Dems back Bernanke for second term as Fed chairman - The Hill
White House insists Afghanistan different from missed deadlines - The Hill
Move to repay aid helps BofA shed stigmae - The New York Times
Secret Service agents face firing - The Washington Post