Obama proposed to bump up job creation by scaling back hundreds of regulations.
Michele Bachmann plans an Iowa kickoff for her campaign. But will Sarah Palin, who has scheduled a nationwide speaking tour, also run? There are some tensions already between the Palin and Bachmann camps. Mitt Romney will announce Thursday in New Hampshire.
Obama’s decision to locate his campaign headquarters in Chicago has its benefits, writes POLITICO.
Hillary Clinton sought to smooth ties with Pakistan, which will let the CIA scrub the Bin Laden compound in the search for possibly hidden evidence. The House passed a defense bill that would give the president greater authority to pursue terrorists but limit options for prosecuting detainees. Obama signed a four year extension of the Patriot Act.
And Dick Cheney said Paul Ryan should not run for president because it would “ruin a good man.”