Truthdig – During what he apparently thought was a private huddle with his Russian counterpart at a nuclear summit meeting in Seoul, South Korea, President Barack Obama was caught in a hot-mic moment, giving Dmitry Medvedev an election-year pointer on the delicate subject of missile defense.
New York Times – After months of self-serving narratives and accusations, a full accounting of how a historic debt deal went bad.
The Hill – An Obama administration official on Wednesday said he was not aware of any “secret deal” on missile defense.…
BBC – George Bush Snr is set to formally endorse Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, as the party establishment swings behind the front-runner.
New York Times – Governors might make for better presidential candidates than senators, but they haven’t had an advantage when it comes to picking vice-presidential nominees.
New York Times – Rick Santorum now leads in his home state by just 2 percentage points, creating an opening for the Romney team.
New York Times – Groups like the Chamber of Commerce spent millions in 2010 to elect Republican candidates running for the House, but the return on investment has not always met expectations.
New York Times – Newt Gingrich has acknowledged the impossibility of his winning the G.O.P. presidential nomination outright and is cutting back his campaign schedule.
New York Times – Not even Representative Ron Paul can entirely explain why the passion he generated in the Republican primary season did not translate into more votes.
Al Jazeera- Oral arguments conclude in Supreme Court over constitutionality of Obama’s signature domestic policy law.
Al Jazeera – Teen’s killing in Florida has raised questions about where to draw line between protection and murder.