President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize last year in some ways for what he and his administration represents. One of the hopes is that he can make a difference in the world when it comes to nuclear weapons.
Today Obama presses the issue of loose nuclear weapons and material at his two-day summit beginning today in Washington;
A story that will take up a lot of oxygen in the coming months will be the nomination of a new Supreme Court justice - even if it deserves such coverage. Sonia Sotomayor was and is a pretty mainstream liberal justice - but that didn't stop some Senate Republicans from accusing her of being racist. So, those who follow the Court will be enjoying thinking about who might be the pick.
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