TheDC Morning: Budget crises turn Democratic governors into deficit hawks - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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Alec Baldwin 'very, very interested' in running for political office - TheDC

Entertainment | Laura Donovan

In a “Parker Spitzer” interview, “It’s Complicated” star Alec Baldwin talks about potentially running for political office

TheDC Morning: TSA gropes the wrong diplomat - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

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Low youth voter turnout may have hurt Democrats during midterms - TheDC

Politics | Billy Hallowell

Poll numbers appear to show what some call a general skepticism and lack of enthusiasm among young voters – a result that may have had a profound impact on midterm election results

Crist campaign denies being broke - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Independent candidate for Florida Senate seat was reportedly ‘running on fumes’

Schieffer on Axelrod's Chamber Attacks: Is that the best you can do? - TheDC

Politics | Pat McMahon

News anchor takes the White House adviser to task for attacking the pro-business organization

Grade A Govs: Jindal and Pawlenty earn top marks from Cato - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

The Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, released its Fiscal Policy Report Card for governors, who are graded on their fiscal performance from a limited-government perspective

Dylanologist: Bob Dylan's aloofness towards Obama is due to racism - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Winkler

The most important thing to take away from the Rolling Stone interview with Obama is this: everyone has an opinion, especially if the president says something about the mysterious Bob Dylan

Lance Armstrong's close associate set to appear before federal grand jury - LAT

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Stephanie McIlvain, a liaison for Oakley who was secretly recorded by another cyclist, will likely be asked to clarify whether she heard Armstrong admit to his cancer doctors he took performance-enhancing drugs

Toronto International Film Festival: Actors poised for stardom - LAT

Entertainment | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Naomie Harris, Jessica Chastain, Keir Gilchrist and Andrea Riseborough may not be big names, but they appear poised to break out of the pack

Report: Carla Bruni makes her husband Nicolas Sarkozy mad with jealousy - NY Post

Entertainment | Julia McClatchy (admin)

The Times of London obtained an advance copy of ‘Carla: A Secret Life,’ an unauthorized biography of the Italian supermodel that will be published this week

Washington Times sold for $1 to allies of Rev. Sun Myung Moon - U.S. News

Business | Julia McClatchy (admin)

The Rev. Sun Myung Moon is regaining control of the Washington Times after allies of the South Korean spiritual leader agreed to acquire the paper for just $1 and assumption of most if its debts

Pentagon bars staff from visiting WikiLeaks site - Washington Times

Politics | interns

The U.S. military is banning personnel from visiting the WikiLeaks website, maintaining information remains classified

Residents of Gulf Coast receive more good news - TheDC

| Steven Powell

The government announced a possible early end to its drilling moratorium on Tuesday

Could all this madness about Chelsea's secret wedding have been avoided? - NY Magazine

Entertainment | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Jenna Bush should have given Chelsea this piece of advice: Don’t be outrageously coy about your wedding; it will only draw more attention

Wikileaks roundup - TheDC

US | Scoops Delacroix

Documents released today by WikiLeaks have cast fresh doubts on the United States’ ability to win the War in Afghanistan

Gibson scandal could doom his career - LAT

Entertainment | interns

As Mel Gibson’s legal and publicity problems mount, his prospects for a future in mainstream Hollywood grow dimmer

Developing ‘female Viagra’? Start above the shoulders

Opinion | Renee James

Attempting to manufacture that elusive creature called “desire” through a pill for women was flawed from the start. Memo to sex researchers: There’s a reason many, many women from all corners of society read romance novels

Restaurant owner charged with attack on food critic - AP

| Pat McMahon

New York man with a history of legal problems reportedly hired a man to assault a food critic for a newspaper