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(CNN) - The sounds of Sunday on Memorial Day weekend included the sonic booms of the Shuttle Atlantis returning home. As always, it was a breathtaking sight.
There was no holiday break from the sharp talk and advice-giving in Washington as:
• President Obama prepares to make his Supreme Court pick.
• Colin Powell stirred anew the debate over the size and shape of the GOP's "big tent."
• An array of voices stirred the national security debates that in recent days have dominated a capital most would have thought would be more focused on the new administration's domestic agenda.