The presidential daily briefing evolves:

Obama is said to be taken with Summers's intellectual nimbleness; it's not hard to imagine how the Harvard Law-grad president might be flattered to receive a daily economic briefing from the former president of Harvard, a ritual that began shortly after the inauguration.

This is from Noam Scheiber's new piece defending Geithner's clout. Worth a read for the junkies.

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