Authorities say at least seven people have died as severe storms swept across parts of the South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain.
Todd: “No president has ever used his office to compel a foreign nation to help him cheat in our elections,” Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, told the senators. As he was leaning toward Medvedev in Seoul, Obama was overheard asking for time - “particularly with missile defense” - until he is in a better position politically to resolve such issues. “I understand your message about space,” replied Medvedev, who will hand over the presidency to Putin in May. “This is my last election ... After my election I have more flexibility,” Obama said, expressing confidence that he would win a second term. “I will transmit this information to Vladimir,” said Medvedev, Putin’s protégé and long considered number two in Moscow’s power structure.