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5:05 PM ET, December 26, 2012

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Dylan Byers / Politico:
David Gregory will not host this Sunday's ‘Meet The Press’  —  NBC's David Gregory, the subject of a now-popular police investigation, is on vacation and will not host this Sunday's edition of “Meet The Press.”  —  The Washington Metropolitan Police Department launched an investigation …
Discussion: ABCNEWS and Daily Kos
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Washington Post:
Police: NBC asked to use high-capacity clip  —  Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy  —  During an interview with NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre on “Meet the Press,” David Gregory held up a high-capacity ammunition magazine.
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Cops told NBC not to use gun clip  —  NBC was told by the Washington, D.C., police that it was “not permissible” to show a high-capacity gun magazine on air before Sunday's “Meet the Press,” according to a statement Wednesday from the cops.  —  “NBC contacted [the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department] …
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
D.C. Police — NBC requested and was denied permission to use high capacity magazine in news segment
Ezra Klein / Wonkblog:
The White House's Kent Conrad problem  —  On Fox News Sunday, Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), the outgoing chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, made a proposal to solve the “fiscal cliff.”  The proposal isn't going anywhere, but its specifics explain something important about the White House's negotiating strategy.
Discussion: Mother Jones and Balloon Juice
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Rick Manning / Pundits Blog:
Time to be the Speaker  —  I have a simple plea to John Boehner - be the Speaker.  —  The Speaker of the House can dictate what spending gets done and what doesn't, if he uses his constitutional powers.  —  The president can merely sign or reject anything passed by the Congress.
Discussion: Politico
Norman J. Ornstein / Washington Post:
Look beyond the Capitol for the next speaker
Dana Bash / CNN:
Source: Reid looking for votes on fiscal cliff package
Discussion: Hot Air
Josh Margolin / New York Post:
Benghazi penalties are bogus  —  The four officials supposedly out of jobs because of their blunders in the run-up to the deadly Benghazi terror attack remain on the State Department payroll — and will all be back to work soon, The Post has learned.  —  The highest-ranking official caught …
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Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Where's Hillary?
Fox News:
Lawmaker rips State after claim that official who ‘resigned’ over Libya remains on payroll
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Starbucks Coffee Company:
Let's Come Together, America  —  Posted by Howard S., Starbucks chairman, president and chief executive officer  —  There are moments in our lives when we have an opportunity to ignite tremendous positive change—not just in the lives of the customers and communities we serve every day, but in our country.
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Lisa Baertlein / Reuters:
Starbucks to use cups to send ‘fiscal cliff’ message to lawmakers
CNNMoney.com:
Starbucks makes political push on fiscal cliff
Discussion: Michelle Malkin and The Raw Story
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Give Chuck a Chance  —  In case you haven't heard, President Obama is considering appointing Chuck Hagel, a former United States senator from Nebraska and a Purple Heart winner, as the next secretary of defense — and this has triggered a minifirefight among Hagel critics and supporters.
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Washington Post:
In defense of Chuck Hagel
Amy Gardner / Washington Post:
FreedomWorks tea party group nearly falls apart in fight between old and new guard  —  The day after Labor Day, just as campaign season was entering its final frenzy, FreedomWorks, the Washington-based tea party organization, went into free fall.  —  Richard K. Armey, the group's chairman …
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Court punts on recess appointments  —  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has declined to wade into the issue of whether President Barack Obama had the authority to make four recess appointments earlier this year when the Senate was not officially in recess.
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy
Kurt Schlichter / Townhall.com:
Liberals Panic As They Lose the Gun Narrative  —  When you argue for a living, you can tell how an argument is going for you.  The evidence and my gut both tell me that the liberals have lost control of the gun control narrative.  —  Not for lack of trying - it was almost as if they were poised …
New York Post:
‘Killing people is what I like best’: Firefighter-slay lunatic's suicide screed  —  The homicidal maniac who torched his upstate neighborhood and gunned down two responding firefighters in an elaborate ambush left behind a twisted suicide note that revealed his bloodlust, authorities said yesterday.
Discussion: protein wisdom
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George M. Walsh / Associated Press:
Body found in Webster home is believed to be killer's sister
Discussion: The Reaction and neo-neocon
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Frank Luntz: NRA not listening to public  —  Pollster Frank Luntz, who has studied attitudes about gun control, said on Wednesday that he doesn't “think the NRA is listening” to the American public in the wake of the massacre of 20 children at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
Kitty Felde / Represent!:
San Diego's new mayor Bob Filner fires some parting shots at Congress  —  Former U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., during a House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing.  Credit: Charles Dharapak  —  Former Democratic Congressman Bob Filner, a member of the House of Representatives for 10 terms, could have run for an eleventh.
Discussion: Politico
 
 
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CNN:
Bush 41 spends Christmas in hospital
Haaretz:
Report: Netanyahu met Jordan king for secret talks on Syria chemical weapons
Discussion: Israel Matzav
Elahe Izadi / The Atlantic Online:
‘Scrooge-tivity’: Congress Irked by Fiscal Cliff Cutting Into Holidays
Discussion: NationalJournal.com and Mediaite
Carl Franzen / Talking Points Memo:
Netflix ‘Social Features’ Coming In 2013, Once President Signs Bill
Discussion: The Verge
New York Times:
Legislative Handcuffs Limit A.T.F.'s Ability to Fight Gun Crime
Discussion: Hit & Run and Prairie Weather
Terence P. Jeffrey / CNSNews:
Social Security Ran $47.8B Deficit in FY 2012; Disabled Workers Hit New Record in December: 8,827,795
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / New York Post:
Really alternative schools rising
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Zachary A. Goldfarb / Washington Post:
Democrats push for tax cuts they once opposed
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Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Complains Of Facebook Privacy Breach
Reason:
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Discussion: Jihad Watch
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
Column: Reflections on Newtown
Jonathan Martin / Politico:
Virginia embodies GOP's woes