Here's what we are looking at today:

"Breaking: Arlen Specter Quietly Opens Fire on Eric Holder,"  Erick Erickson, Redstate (December 18, 2008)

"New Rule Protects Health-Care Workers' 'Right of Conscience'," Rob Stein, The Washington Post (December 18, 2008)

"Lawyers wrangle over records in Kan. abortion case," John Hanna, The Hays Daily News (December 18, 2008)

"Calif couples hope ads spur gay marriage support," Associated Press (December 17, 2008)

"Obama Defends Invocation by Conservative Pastor" Jacqueline K. Salmon, Debbi Wilgoren, and Peter Slevin, The Washington Post (December 18, 2008)

"Lesbian youth at high risk for pregnancy," Amy O'Brian, The Vancouver Sun (December 17, 2008)

"Conservative Leader Paul Weyrich Dies; First to Lead Heritage," Rob Bluey, Heritage Foundation's The Foundry blog.

"Breaking news: IL Supreme Court rules for pharmacists/against Blagojevich," Jill Stanek, jillstanek.com (December 18, 2008).