FROM THE BLOGS:
Is the U.S. Heading Toward Default? - T. Fernholz, TAPPED
Burris Did Make an Offer for Senate Seat - M. Lane, RedState
In the Interest of Charity - Matthew Yglesias
Daniel Larison is Making Sense - N. Millman, American Scene
Witness for the Prosecution - C. Orr, The Plank
Why Sotomayor's Race Should Be Irrelevant - M. Lewis, Townhall
Sotomayor on the Bench - DavidNYC, DailyKos
Kim Jung Il Goes Questing for a Legacy - K.O.T. Mind, Minority Report
Straw Men - S. Benen, Political Animal
Supreme Court High Hurdles Contest - Michelle Malkin
Lest We Forget - D. Kurtz, TPM
Score One for Obama on National Security - C. Carroll, The Foundry
GM Moves Much Closer to Bankruptcy - J. Sudbay, AMERICAblog
Test, or Testing for a Test? - Scott, Powerline
Sovereign Woes - Megan McArdle

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Sessions Says No Filibuster - yet - The Hill
Liberal Groups Runs First Pro-Sotomayor Ad - The Hill
Heritage Shapes Judge's Perspective - Washington Post
Sotomayor's Rulings Are Exhaustive but Often Narrow - NYTimes