Ralph Nader promises to challenge President Obama in primary
Ralph Nader, Cornel West and 45 others want to see President Obama face a challenge in a presidential primary, Zara Golden writes for Mediaite.

Rick Perry takes Upper Manhattan
Republican presidential hopeful Texas Gov. Rick Perry was greeted in New York City by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Monday, Sarah Wheaton writes at The Caucus.

Former peace negotiator: President Obama ‘short on strategy’ on Middle East
Aaron David Miller, former Middle East peace negotiator for then-President Clinton, said “diplomacy is stuck” in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, blogs The Note.

Two in 10 Americans expect to be millionaires within a decade
We’re in an economy “crappy enough” to dent traditional optimism, writes Laura Clawson for the Daily Kos.


Former Bachmann manager says she lacks resources to go beyond Iowa
Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) former campaign manager, Ed Rollins, spoke out about his former candidate Monday, Daniel Strauss reports for The Hill.

Obama's busy foreign-policy week in New York
President Obama’s headed to New York City this week for the United Nations’ General Assembly, Josh Rogin reports for Foreign Policy’s The Cable.