FROM THE BLOGS:
What Has Been the Best Source of Information About Fukushima?
Brad DeLong lists some good sources of information on the developing nuclear reactor crisis in Japan.
The Saudi invasion of Bahrain
Andrew Sullivan opines about recent events in the Middle East and how they relate to Libya.
The sad, hypocritical retirement of Evan Bayh
The Washington Post's Ezra Klein writes about former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)'s move to Fox News and his other post-politics career decisions.
The Weekly Standard's John McCormack notes recent votes by Wisconsin Democrats in the state legislature in the aftermath of the passage of a controversial budget bill.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
House passes stopgap measure; 54 Republicans vote contrary to party
The House passed the latest continuing resolution bill thereby successfully avoiding a government shutdown. In the process, 54 Republicans voted against the bill, reports The Hill's Erik Wasson and Peter Kasperowicz.
Rand Paul ratchets his proposed spending cuts down to $200B
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has reduced how much money he wants to cut out of the federal budget for fiscal year 2011, reports The Hill's Alexander Bolton.