1. Pepsi may be all about Hope and Optimismmmm, but at the Obama White House Diet Coke is the drink of choice.
2. Senate leader Harry Reid is threatening to seat Al Franken in April, regardless of legal appeals.
3. The Associated Press finds a skeleton in almost-Commerce Secretary Judd Gregg’s real estate holdings. He “steered taxpayer money to his home state’s redevelopment of a former Air Force base even as he and his brother engaged in real estate deals there.” Nice.