MORNING READ

Two polls in Georgia's runoff Senate race have liberal bloggers alternately confident and worried, while others ponder whom President Bush might pardon as he exits the White House.

Things are looking up for Democrat Jim Martin, Daily Kos's brownsox proclaims after reading a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC)-sponsored poll that shows Martin trailing incumbent Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) by two percentage points.