Obama goes to work for Chicago

Obama will travel to Copenhagen to try to bring the Olympics to Chicago in 2016. (WSJ)

Bush White House veterans credit Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner with “tempering the populist impulses of other Obama advisers.” Geithner successfully pushed for the re-appointment of Fed chair Ben Bernanke. (NYT)

Senators Schumer and Rockefeller will offer amendments this week to add the public option to the Baucus bill. (The Hill)

Wordsmith William Safire dies at 79. (NYT)

The New York Times puts Liz Cheney, daughter of Dick, in the spotlight as an emerging Republican activist with a future in politics. (NYT)