1) Lobbying: Who will win and who will lose?
2) Lawmakers pocket money for official trips paid out of their office accounts. Not the prettiest story.
3) McClatchy visualizes the pain put on certain states due to Sen. Jim Bunning’s objections to extending unemployment benefits.
4) Matt Yglesias pulls up this stunning image from the Senate Finance Committee’s web site. The image reads: “This site is optimized for Netscape Navigator 4.x or Internet Explorer 4.” Uh-oh, I’m getting dial-up sound flashbacks.