Happy Fourth of July; Palin resigns

Sarah Palin resigns as governor of Alaska to pursue her career as a Bumpit spokeswoman. (WSJ)

Our leaders are out and about this week. Vice President Biden bumbles around Iraq as President Obama visits Russia to discuss arms control. (NYT)

Judge approves sale of GM‘s assets as it goes through grueling bankruptcy hearings. (FT)

Publisher of the Washington Post Katharine Weymouth apologizes for purportedly “selling” access to the paper by auctioning off dinner at her home. (Wash Post)

Mainers rally outside Senator Olympia Snowe‘s office calling for health care reform. (NYT)