• Raidfest: Arizona Republican Rick Renzi steps down from the Intelligence Committee after the FBI raids his business. The offices of California Republican John. T. Doolittle's wife were raided last Friday in connection with the Jack Abramoff scandal.
• "Remember the rug?": If President Bush's biographers are still looking for a title, they may have just found one.
• Good excuse: British songstress Lily Allen is canceling most of her U.S. tour because she's "tired" and "getting really drunk." At least she's being honest.
• : In a little preview of what a John McCain presidency might look like, the ancient GOPer offers up a bad signing voice and even worse lyrics: "Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran."