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Matt Higgins / CBS Connecticut:
CBS News: 27 Dead, Including 20 Children, In Elementary School Shooting  —  NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut/AP) — CBS News is reporting that at least 27 people are dead, including 20 students, after a mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.  The gunman is among the dead.
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Hartford Courant:
One Confirmed Dead In School Shooting In Newtown  —  State police responding to a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.  —  At least one person is dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dickinson Drive.  —  Police said there are multiple shooting victims.
Rep. John Frey / CNN:
Gunman dead, two adults killed in Connecticut school shooting  —  [Updated at 12:27 p.m. ET] The mom who spoke to CNN's Meredith Artley said she heard “at least 100 rounds” being fired.  —  The shooting began about 9:35 a.m., the parent said.  There was a “pop pop pop” in the hall outside the room.
Skschust / CBS New York:
20 Children Among 27 Dead In Newtown Elementary School Massacre  —  NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) - Twenty children are among 27 people who were killed Friday morning after a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.  —  State Police Lt. Paul Vance said 18 children …
New York Times:
18 Children Killed in Grade School Shooting in Connecticut  —  Eighteen children were killed on Friday morning in a shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., about 65 miles northeast of New York City, according to a person who had been briefed on the shooting.
New York Post:
MASSACRE: Up to 27 people, including 20 children, shot dead at elementary school in Connecticut  —  A crazed gunman dressed in black went on a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school this morning, in a massacre that left the shooter and 26 dead others - including 18 children.
AP Member Choice Limited / Chicago Tribune:
Connecticut elementary school shooting: Multiple deaths reported  —  Multiple people have been killed in a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.  Police said some of the shooting victims are children, but it is not clear if they are among the dead.  An official with knowledge of the situation says a gunman is dead.
Fox News:
At least 26 dead in shooting at Connecticut elementary school  —  DEVELOPING: Authorities say at least 26 people, including 18 children, were killed Friday when a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school.  —  A law enforcement official said the shooter …
Ezra Klein / Wonkblog:
Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States  —  When we first collected much of this data, it was after the Aurora, Colo. shootings, and the air was thick with calls to avoid “politicizing” the tragedy.  That is code, essentially, for “don't talk about reforming our gun control laws.”
Associated Press:
Official with knowledge of Conn. school shooting: 27 dead, including 18 children
Politico:
MSNBC launches the gun control conversation
Jonathan Easley / The Hill:
20 children among victims in Conn. elementary school shooting
Discussion: The Hill, Reuters, Politico, ABCNEWS and CNN
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
Connecticut school shooting: Obama: 'We've endured too many of these tragedies'
Discussion: CNN
Zeke Miller / BuzzFeed:
White House: “Today Is Not The Day” To Debate Gun Control
Discussion: Mock, Paper, Scissors
Noah Rothman / Mediaite:
MSNBC's Alex Wagner: Hopefully CT School Shooting Will Result In ‘Political Capital’ To Reform Gun Laws
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Christina Ng / ABCNEWS:   Shooting at Newtown, Conn. Elementary School, Gunman Is Dead
CBS News:
Children, gunman dead in Conn. elementary school shooting
Devin Dwyer / ABCNEWS:
Marijuana Not High Obama Priority  —  President Obama says recreational users of marijuana in states that have legalized the substance should not be a “top priority” of federal law enforcement officials prosecuting the war on drugs.  —  “We've got bigger fish to fry,” Obama said of pot users …
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Ethan Nadelmann / The Huffington Post:
Parsing Obama's Words on Legalizing Marijuana
Discussion: Hit & Run
Byron Tau / Politico:
Obama: ‘Bigger fish to fry’ than pot smokers
Discussion: Hit & Run and Althouse
Bobby Jindal / Wall Street Journal:
The End of Birth-Control Politics  —  Over-the-counter sales of oral contraceptives will cut off a disingenuous attack line.  —  The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists announced its support last month for selling oral contraceptives over the counter without a prescription in the United States.
Jordan Fabian / ABCNEWS:
Obama: More Moderate Republican Than Socialist  —  President Barack Obama waves to reporters as they shout questions to him regarding the fiscal cliff as he walks across Pennsylvania Avenue back to the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012.  Obama had dropped by a holiday party …
Discussion: The Week and Mediaite
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Stan Collender / Stan Collender's Capital Gains …:
Chance Of Going Over The Cliff Now At Least 75%
Discussion: The Hill
Zeke Miller / BuzzFeed:
Barack Obama's Only Comments On Gun Control During The 2012 Campaign  —  Gun control legislation wasn't a priority for Obama on the stump.  —  Image by Carolyn Kaster, File / AP  —  Other steps to reduce violence have been met with opposition in Congress.
Discussion: Guardian
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Denver Post:
Hickenlooper shifts position on more gun control measures
Discussion: Politico, Rumproast and Post Politics
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
The Hagel Haters  —  Why Israel's supporters can't stand the man who might be the next secretary of defense.  Eli Lake reports.  —  Chuck Hagel, who is reportedly the frontrunner to be the next Pentagon chief, has made a lot of friends in the U.S. foreign-policy establishment and at the top levels of Obama's inner circle.
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis  —  We are not having a debt crisis.  —  It's important to make this point, because I keep seeing articles about the “fiscal cliff” that do, in fact, describe it — often in the headline — as a debt crisis.  But it isn't.  The U.S. government is having no trouble borrowing to cover its deficit.
Pat Collins / nbcwashington.com:
Man in Apparent Mitt Romney Mask Robs Sterling Bank  —  Robber took cash from all five tellers  —  A man who appeared to be wearing a Mitt Romney mask held up a bank in Sterling, Va., Thursday morning, and that's not all that had the FBI calling the robbery “unusual.”  News4's Pat Collins reports.
BuzzFeed:
News Outlets Battle Romney Campaign Over Expenses  —  $812 for one meal?  Media organizations are telling their credit card companies not to pay until they see a price breakdown.  —  Reporters wait to disembark the campaign plane of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts …
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
ProPublica:
Karl Rove's Dark Money Group Promised IRS It Would Spend ‘Limited’ Money on Elections  —  In a confidential 2010 filing, Crossroads GPS — the dark money group that spent more than $70 million from anonymous donors on the 2012 election — told the Internal Revenue Service that its efforts …
Peggy Noonan / Wall Street Journal:
Noonan: Republicans Need to Talk  —  In defeat, the party has an opportunity to air differences and flesh out new ideas.  —  Viewed a certain way, the 2012 election can be seen as a gift to Republicans wrapped in ugly paper.  The wrapping looked like a hostage note with a message scrawled in crayon: “We hate you.”
Susan Rice / Washington Post:
Why I made the right call  —  View Photo Gallery — What you need to know about Susan Rice: The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has withdrawn from consideration for secretary of state  —  On Thursday I asked that President Obama no longer consider me for the job of secretary of state.
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Michael Hirsh / NationalJournal.com:
Obama Gets a Solution to His Susan Rice Problem
 
 
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