* Secret diplomacy: turns out the CIA helped get India and Pakistan talking.
* Feh. No transparency for the stimulus bill.
* In my opinion, the census should be totally nonpartisan and as scientific as possible.
* The border fence remains a powerful symbol in the illegal immigration debate.
* Hope for reform in Saudi Arabia?
* Increased scrutiny of the fertility industry.
* DC brings the public in to discuss art.
* Sam Donaldson set to retire from ABC, after 41 years.