Offering asides, recommended links, blogworthy quotations, and more, In Brief is the Northwest Progressive Institute's microblog of world, national, and local politics.

Video Clip

At around 11:05 PM Pacific Time (Sunday, May 22nd on the Left Coast; Monday, May 23rd in Asia), President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a press conference with President Quang of Vietnam at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam. The press conference will be livestreamed and may be watched using the player above.