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Pakistan Is Big Test for Obama Wall Street Journal | Gerald Seib predicts that Barack Obama's first true test abroad may come not in Iraq, Afghanistan or Iran but in the very country against whom Obama chose to sound his most hawkish note during the campaign: Pakistan.
What’s Going to Happen in the Minnesota Senate Recount?Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State | Andrew Gelman, co-author of a new book on political demographics, cites an article in progress by three colleagues that suggests that Al Franken may yet have the last laugh.
Right to WorkAtlantic: Asymmetrical Information | Megan McArdle talks tough and gets personal about why she's against bailing out the Big Three: "There's one thing we can all agree on," she writes. "For the world to get better, things that don't work have to fail."
McCain Campaign RetrospectiveNational Review: The Corner | Rich Lowry teases what promises to be a fulfilling National Review piece for those still hungering for some Sarah Palin postmortems, including some choice morsels from a Rick Davis interview.