MORNING BRIEF: Idaho's laptops, money for the charter initiative and the return of presidential campaigning

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Around here

More details are out about Idaho's new contract with Hewlett-Packard for school laptops. (SR)

The mother suspected of leaving her two young sons on the side of I-90 yesterday was arrested overnight. (KXLY)

In one of Washington's highest funded ballot fights this year, supporters of the charter school initiative — Initiative 1240 — have gotten another $1.5 million in recent days. (ST)

Out there

Mitt Romney is back on the campaign trail. (CBS) 

More gays are seeking Congressional office than ever before. (AP)

A breakdown of America's most expensive storms. (NPR) 

TV reporters who should probably just go inside already