Will The Easter Bunny Bring The Obama Girls Their Dog?

  • Reports suggest that the Obama puppy has been selected and that it may well be an Easter gift to the Obama girls. Ted Kennedy may or may not be the Easter Bunny. [Washington Post]
  • In other news of the cute, Jezebel favorite Damon Weaver will be on 20/20, and it turns out that Tim Geithner is the jerk keeping him from getting his Obama interview. [Huffington Post]
  • Republicans have their thongs in a bunch that the Senate might possible consider ratifying the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, which would obligate the U.S. to keep Republicans from abusing children, forcing them into a specific religion and codify the right to free expression that Damon Weaver is using. Apparently, hitting your kids is a patriotic act. [Politico]
  • Karl Rove is claiming that it's Obama who's unwilling to be bipartisan, since he won't back the legislation proposed by the Congressional Republicans who bash him daily and refuse to vote for anything he backs. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Ted Stevens is maybe running in 2014 to retake his Senate seat if he doesn't die first. [Huffington Post]
  • Sarah Palin has officially declined to run in a primary against Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, who threatened to kick her ass. [Politico]
  • The final tally on her RNC wardrobe was $173,000 — and still no one knows when it's all getting donated to charity. [Politico]
  • In better news, Obama is going to push for immigration reform, what with the immigration situation in this country being completely fucked up. [NY Times]
  • His outreach to Iran is going about as well as the fight for immigration reform is likely to — which is to say, not well. [CBS News]
  • New York Governor David Paterson has decided that if he's going to lose a primary to Andrew "Shucking And Jiving Is Not A Racist Term" Cuomo next year anyway, he's going to go out with some good shit started. He's started with legislation to legalize same sex marriage in New York. Hear that, Pilgrim Soul? Now we just need an end to DOMA and our love can blossom. [ThinkProgress]