The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: March 19, 2010

- Hillary Clinton and President Obama finally forge an alliance after the bitter Democratic primary. [ New York Times ]

-Given her history of reporting from international war zones, Christiane Amanpour is both a surprising and risky pick for host of This Week . [ Politico ]

-Why is ABC News paying accused baby-killer Casey Anthony ’s legal bills? [ Gawker ]

-A South Carolina ethics commission forces philandering former governor Mark Sanford to pay a $74,000 fine. [ Post Chronicle ]

-Women call for “potty parity” in federal buildings and demand more ladies’ restrooms. [ Salon ]

-Why is New York governor David Paterson trying to take credit for sabotaging his own career? [ Politico ]