Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:

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Chad Griffin when asked when the U.S. will have its first gay president. The new director of the Human Rights Campaign, leading uphill battles for same-sex marriage rights while fighting criticism that his organization only speaks for well-heeled “tuxedo gays,” is profiled by our colleague Ned Martel.

In other news: Michelle Obama gets over her wariness of politics to take on a bigger role in the campaign, reports our colleague Krissah Thompson. And the Barrymores of reality TV — the Palin family — unveil a new show, this one starring Todd Palin.

Looking for Thursday’s Reliable Source column? Start here: Michele Bachmann makes The Hill’s ‘50 Most Beautiful People’ list — thanks to her stylist