It's a holiday weekend, and the politics schedule shows it. It's thin through Monday.
The John Edwards jury goes into its sixth day of deliberations Friday. Only the jurors know how close they are — or are not — to a verdict, but there's plenty of speculation outside the jury room.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, the Democratic candidate in the June 5 recall election, have a debate Friday at 8 p.m. CDT.
On Saturday, Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker appears on "Oprah's Next Chapter" on OWN at 9 p.m. EDT Sunday. He'll talk about his political future, why he is still a bachelor, his relationship with Republican Governor Chris Christie and a near death experience in a burning building. But what about his recent comments on the Obama campaign's attacks on Mitt Romney's years at Bain Capital?
And on Monday, President Barack Obama will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.
Romney's Memorial Day schedule was not available, but he is certain to mark the occasion with a statement, participation in a parade or in some other fashion.
And then there is this: There are two birthdays worth noting this weekend. Henry Kissinger turns 89 on Sunday, and Rudy Giuliani will be 68 on Monday.
Sources: Yahoo! News, Associated Press
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