Get it done

Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum says President Obama's ambitious second-term agenda includes enough bipartisan ideas that some might have a chance of passing.

Brand Aids
National Review's Daniel Foster worries there is too much scar tissue constricting the movement of the Republican Party, despite post-election attempts to rebrand.

Hypocrites for Obama
Salon's Alex Pareene examines whether liberal acceptance of the president's foreign policy agenda is rooted in a tradition of intervention.

The threat of Google
RedState's Ben Howe says the search giant's liberal bent could give Democrats an insurmountable information advantage in future elections.


Reid challenges GOP to filibuster Hagel

The Senate Democratic Majority Leader chastised Republicans for the first-ever filibuster of a nominee to head the Pentagon, The Hill's Jeremy Herb reports.

Dem lawmaker deletes tweets to college co-ed
Rep. Steve Cohen contacted a 22-year-old model during the State of the Union address, The Hill's Judy Kurtz and Alexandra Jaffe report.