4) The Arizona state Senate voted down
a package of birthright-citizenship bills as well as four other immigration measures on Thursday.
3) Looking to boost support for the measure on its one-year anniversary, the Obama administration next week will embark
on a fresh pitch for the federal health care overhaul.
2) Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour
's (R) son Sterling Barbour sent an email
to conservative columnist Bill Kristol
saying he does not want his father to run for president and he would "prefer not to listen to people like you talk bad about any member of my family."
1) Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm
(D) has informed
Democratic officials that she is not interested in becoming DNC Chair if Tim Kaine
Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland
(D), who campaigned alongside Obama as much as any other 2010 candidate, is the leading contender for the job.