MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Dodd puts unions aheads of airport security - Jena McNeill, The Foundry
Another Obama vetting disaster - Michael Goldfarb, Weekly Standard
Napolitano to SCOTUS? - Tim Graham, NewsBusters
No one could have predicted... - John Cole, Balloon Juice
Pretty weak, guys - Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo
Apples-to-apples comparison - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Palin, Rice, Bush, Beck most admired GOPers - Dave Weigel, Wash. Independent
Ben Nelson defending himself on TV - Kathryn Jean Lopez, The Corner
The agony of the states - David Frum, FrumForum
Feinstein: No more Gitmo transfers to Yemen - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
DeMint explains his hold on TSA nominee - David Neiwert, Crooks and Liars
In healthcare, more is not always better - Ezra Klein
Taking their cues - Atrios, Eschaton
Body scans v. Gov't databases - Ronald Bailey, Hit and Run
Meet the Gingrich - BarbinMD, Daily Kos

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Feinstein: Halt transfers to Yemen - The Hill
GOP sees opportunity in response to jet incident - Washington Post
Obama curbs secrecy of classified documents - New York Times
Rich cling to life to beat tax man - Wall Street Journal