Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Short Takes

No Reduction — President Obama rules out a reduction in force in Afghanistan.

Fight Club — The Supreme Court hears arguments on dogfighting videos.

Hanging in there — Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) says he will not be spending more time with his family.

Getting Republicans on board — The White House is rounding up conditional GOP support for healthcare reform from moderates… and the public seems to be warming up to it, too.

Going up — The president’s poll numbers bounce back up.

Czar talk
— Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) held a hearing yesterday on the role of “czars” in the Obama administration.

A bill to legalize same-sex marriage is introduced to the D.C. City Council.

Hit the slopes — Loveland Ski Area in Colorado opens today.

The playoffs begin today….