LAST TICKET: Super committee meets Thursday; Perry beefs up campaign team

Chris Moody

Here are the stories we took note of today but didn't give the full blog treatment.

• Meet Rick Perry's new campaign team. (Washington Post)

• Paul Ryan reminds us that there's still plenty of time for more Republicans to jump in the race for the White House. (CNN)

• Congressional "super committee" will hold first meeting Thursday and it will be open to the public. (The Hill)

• Obama asks EPA to back off draft ozone standard. (LA Times)

• Federal regulators sue dozens of big banks. (Wall Street Journal)

• Ron Paul, 76, cyclist. (CNN)

• Cheney: Why hasn't Sarah Palin explained her resignation? (TPM)

• White House "furious'' over Obama speech scheduling problem (Politico)