FROM THE BLOGS:
Ole' Huck EnRaptured?
Joe Klein doesn't like a proposal former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee made concerning the Palestinians.
'If states could speak': the GOP's third front against Obamacare
Andrew Stiles analyzes an opt out proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and John Barrasso (R-Wy.).
Convention placement doesn't matter
The location of the Democratic National Convention doesn't make much of a difference, writes Ezra Klein.
Egypt: A case for optimism
Ross Douthat suspects a lot of good will come out of the ongoing Egyptian riots.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
GOP leader McConnell to force Senate vote on healthcare repeal
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will force an up-or-down vote on repealing the Obama administration's healthcare reform law, reports The Hill's Alexander Bolton.
Judge's health care ruling reverberates; Florida gives back money to implement law
Florida government officials are refusing to implement the Obama administration's healthcare law according to Janet Zink of the St. Petersburg Times.