Boston Herald (Boston, MA)
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is ruling out a presidential run in 2012 and throwing his support behind former Gov. Mitt Romney over conservative megastar Sarah Palin.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)
Just weeks before the start of his federal corruption trial, ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich sought Thursday to tie his credibility to that of President Barack Obama by asking that the leader of the free world be compelled to testify for the defense.
New York Times (New York, NY)
President Obama, moving quickly to select a new Supreme Court nominee, on Thursday wrapped up his consultations with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the White House said.
Politico (Washington, DC)
IL Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin slipped into the West Wing last week to ask Rahm Emanuel for White House help in saving Barack Obama’s old Senate seat