Today's agenda: The annual Defending the American Dream Summit, a project of Americans for Prosperity, which you can't mention anymore without using the descriptor "Koch-connected." The first year I went, 2007, it was at the Mayflower Hotel -- a good mid-sized venue. Now it's at D.C.'s monstrously large convention center.
Were you excited about the two jobs bill votes in the Senate yesterday? Really? Seek help. (A sad detail: The Democrats planned a press conference to talk about how their best plans had been waylaid, but they canceled it because Sen. Amy Klobuchar had to preside over the Senate.)
Herman Cain, the job-killing years.
Bachmann, back in Ames.
Is this really what Cain said to a radio host's assistant? It's not bad at all.
Occupy Oakland in photos.
The other Cain scandal, continued.
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Photos of the Crowds That Took Over NYC for the People’s Climate March
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.