- Iran rejects U.S. demands, says it's ready for "serious negotiations" over nuclear program.
- Bush back-door drafts 2,500 Marine veterans to return to the front. "You can send Marines back for a third or fourth time, but you have to understand you are destroying their lives," Paul Rieckhoff, founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America told the LATimes. "It is not what they intended the all-volunteer military to look like."
- President Bush will raise money for slur slinging Sen. George Allen.
- Senator Conrad Burns calls his house painter, "A nice little Guatemalan man," then asks to see his green card.
[With Brendan Fitzgibbons]