– Thus far, Conficker seems to be a dud, but may merely be waiting.
– Reports say Obama DOJ will drop the charges against Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska).
– Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, Obama's latest HHS nominee, until recently owed $8,000 in back taxes.
– Your morning "ugh:" Cambridge economist attempts to resurrect the reputation of Smoot-Hawley.
– Special congressional election in upstate New York too close to call.
– Senators urge lifting ban on travel to Cuba.