• Mark Guarino is reporting on priests and devout Catholics objecting to Obama giving the commencement address at Notre Dame, and exploring whether Obama's policies on abortion and stem-cell research are starting to cost him some Catholic support.
• The Obama administration plans to resume military commissions to try the Guantanamo detainees, after making some modifications to the rules of evidence. It’s yet another step closer to Bush administration policies on handling of terrorism suspects, and Peter Grier finds that so far it is satisfying no one.
• Mike Farrell sets the scene for Michelle Obama’s commencement speech at the University of California, Merced. That she accepted the invitation over more elite colleges is part of the new first lady’s effort to broaden her appeal. Her strategy so far is working.
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