In Today’s Observer

Jason Horowitz asks if this is the beginning of the end of Rudy’s bubble.

Anna Schneider-Mayerson reports that Karl Rove learned via blackberry that he would not be charged with a crime.

Matthew Schuerman reports on the courting of the 2008 Democratic convention.

In Opinions, Joe Conason, Niall Stanage and Richard Brookhiser share their sentiments.

And David Yassky in the editorials.