Juan Williams Firing: Top story du jour in D.C. is NPR's firing of its news analyst Juan Williams over statements he made about Muslims in a commentator role at Fox News. Here is how NPR reported the story today.
CampFi Top Dog: The Wall Street Journal identifies AFSCME, the public employees' union, as the top non-party spender in the 2010 campaign. But wait: The New York Times today hands that title to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a graphic accompanying this story.
Chevron Update: The massive litigation against Chevron for polluting a lake in Ecuador took an unusual turn according to an American Lawyer report via law.com. A New York federal judge is allowing Chevron to depose the plaintiffs' lawyer about alleged efforts to influence a neutral expert in the case.
Thomas Friend Speaks Out: The Washington Post has a lengthy report on Lillian McEwen, a former Judiciary Committee counsel and retired administrative law judge, who was an intimate friend of now-Justice Clarence Thomas in the 1980s. She has been shopping around a memoir manuscript, and when the news broke this week about Virginia Thomas's phone call to Anita Hill, she decided to step forward.