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White House: Housing Plan Could Help Up to 9 Million People Wall Street Journal | Obama unveils latest sweeping plan -- this one's about housing, apparently. It's tough to keep track.
Test Head Los Angeles Times | Just to make things more interesting, California state Senate Republicans ousted their leader.
Holder: US a Nation of Cowards on Racial Matters Associated Press | AG says "we, as average Americans, simply do not talk enough with each other about race."
Senate Judges: No 2nd Look at Key Ballot Ruling Minneapolis Star-Tribune | Another legal setback for Norm Coleman.
Why the Stamford Chimp Attacked Time | It's got nothing to do with politics, but this story is just too morbidly fascinating to ignore.
Obama to Outline Foreclosure Strategy Arizona Republic | Obama continues his western tour. Note that he's giving the speech this time, not Geithner.
GM, Chrysler Now Say They Need Billions More Detroit Free Press | Auto companies want lots more aid, and in exchange they will fire thousands of workers and shutter plants. There's no good part of this story.
Obama Team Has Billions to Spend, but Few Ready to Do It New York Times | Lots of empty offices at the Cabinet agencies right now.
Perry: Texas May Turn Down Billions Houston Chronicle | Free money, in exchange for strict federal guidelines on spending it. What's a good conservative governor to do?
Hillary's State New Republic | Will her State Department be as chock-full of rivalries and drama as her campaign was?

By Ben Pershing  |  February 18, 2009; 7:46 AM ET
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