FROM THE BLOGS:
Looking Forward - Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
will.i.am Censored at Concert - John McCormack, Weekly Standard
Keep Track of Obama's Promises - Marc Ambinder
HBO Blames Obama for Robinson Slight - J. Aravosis, AMERICAblog
Pardons Coming Today? - FishbowlDC
Recommended Reading for Obama - Steve Benen, Political Animal
The First Official Act - Turkana, The Left Coaster
The Dream After King's Dream - gamecock, The Minority Report
Seen on the Mall - Michael Crowley, The Plank
The Crawford Torture Admission - bmaz, emptywheel
Building on What Works - Ezra Klein
Worst Political Movies - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Letter to a Young 'Progressive' - Matt Lewis, Political Machine
Admit it: You're Gasping for Relevance - LithiumCola, Daily Kos

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Paterson Aims for Decision by This Weekend - The Hill
More Americans Joining Military as Jobs Dwindle - New York Times
Theme of 'Responsibility' Emerges from Obama - Washington Post
Obama Inaugural Excitement Builds - Chicago Tribune