NewsBites – Pras Won’t Vote for Clef, Baghdad Bombings + More

Pras explains why he’s not voting Wyclef Jean as President of Haiti. [NY Mag]

Attacks in Baghdad have led to the deaths of at least 68 people with many more injured. [Aljazeera]

Remember this piece of greatness? Well, Erykah Badu was fined $500 and six months probation for her creativity. [WSJ]

Glenn Beck plans a rally. [VF Daily]

As Republican candidates across the country seize on the proposed construction of a mosque near New York’s Ground Zero as a campaign issue, some influential figures in the GOP are growing concerned that it could backfire. [WashPo]

Illinois’ long, troubled, expensive episode with Rod R. Blagojevich, the former governor, appears far from over. [NYT]

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