Fmr. Gov. Gary Johnson (R-NM) says if we can go to the moon, we can balance the budget. ABC's Rick Klein and Amy Walter talk to the first official GOP candidate for president.
Hannity: How the mainstream media's double standards have shaped American politics.
"I don't happen to support Congressman Ryan's plan," Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said. "At least he had the courage to put forth a plan to significantly reduce the debt." (source: WCSH-TV; Portland, Maine)
Nevada Sen. John Ensign (R) announced he will resign amid an ethics investigation. He said he has not violated any laws or rules, but said he could no longer subject his family, friends and constituents to further investigations.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner discusses the U.S. budget deficit. Geithner, speaking with Peter Cook on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop," also discusses banking regulation and the European debt crisis. (Source: Bloomberg)
Officials ordered to stop arrests of illegal immigrants entering U.S.
"I believe that we can't ask everybody to sacrifice and then tell the wealthiest among us, well, you can just relax and go count your money, and don't worry about it. We're not going to ask anything of you," President Obama said in Reno, NV.
The Rachel Maddow Show investigates an embarrassing video that seemed intended to train soldiers on the implementation of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” repeal.
"People are ready to make sure that we have a one-term President in Barack Obama, they want a change," Rep. Bachmann (R-Minn.) said about her possible presidential run. (via Cubachi)
Former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan says the latest NYT poll reflects the fact that in Washington, they are trying to get serious about the debt crisis. However, she says people realize there is not going to be a deal.
"They are my heroes," Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said of the rebels as he walked out of a Benghazi, Libya hotel. A few Libyans waved American flags as his vehicle drove past.
Rep. Allen West (R-FL) says Obama's speech on the debt and deficit last week was "beneath the statesmanship" that the President should show.
Neil Cavuto: If you're truly sick of politics as usual, try something unusual.
Bill O'Reilly: The president is not asking for voluntary charity, he wants to mandate it through higher taxes on the rich.
Cynthia Tucker of the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Deroy Murdock of the National Review share their thoughts on why Republican voters don’t have a lot of enthusiasm for their presidential candidates.
Liberal political analyst Howard Fineman on the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll.