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9:40 AM ET, January 7, 2013

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Stephen Moore / Wall Street Journal:
The Education of John Boehner  —  Leverage for the next clash: GOP willingness to let the spending sequester take effect.  —  What stunned House Speaker John Boehner more than anything else during his prolonged closed-door budget negotiations with Barack Obama was this revelation …
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Democrats look for up to $1 trillion in new tax revenues this year  —  Democrats say they want to raise as much as $1 trillion in new revenues through tax reform later this year to balance Republican demands to slash mandatory spending.  —  Democratic leaders have had little time to craft …
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pelosi: More tax revenues must be part of next deficit deal
Discussion: Right Wing News and Weasel Zippers
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:   Mitch McConnell On Future Debt Deals: ‘The Tax Issue Is Finished’ (VIDEO)
Jake Miller / CBS News:
Pelosi: “Not enough” revenue in “fiscal cliff” deal
Discussion: Michelle Malkin and The Raw Story
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
John Brennan tapped to lead CIA  —  President Barack Obama will announce Monday that he's nominating the White House's point person on counterterrorism, John Brennan, to be the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, White House officials told POLITICO.
Discussion: CNN and Business Insider
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CBS News:
Obama to tap John Brennan to head CIA: sources  —  President Obama will nominate John Brennan as his next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, senior administration officials tell CBS News White House correspondent Major Garrett.  —  Brennan, a 25-year CIA veteran, currently serves as Mr. Obama's top counterterrorism adviser.
Discussion: Hot Air and CBS New York
Michael Schwirtz / New York Times:
Obama Expected to Pick Chuck Hagel for Defense Post  —  President Obama has selected a former Nebraska senator, Chuck Hagel, as his next defense secretary, a White House official said Sunday, turning to a prominent Republican to lead the Pentagon as it faces of the challenge of winding …
Fox News:
Obama to nominate counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan for CIA director
Discussion: Althouse
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Sen. Graham blasts Hagel pick as an ‘in your face nomination’ from Obama
Discussion: Politico, CNN and Balloon Juice
Ben Armbruster / ThinkProgress:
Lindsey Graham Lobs Disingenuous Attacks At Chuck Hagel
Discussion: Slate and Guardian
Kevin Liptak / CNN:
GOP senators: Hagel is in for a fight
Discussion: Washington Monthly, KDVR.com and Gawker
Elisabeth Arriero / The Charlotte Observer:
Man ID'd as Rand Paul's son arrested at airport  —  A teenager identified in several media outlets as the son of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and the grandson of former presidential candidate Ron Paul was arrested Saturday morning at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Discussion: ABCNEWS and The Raw Story
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Josh Haskell / ABCNEWS:
Senator Rand Paul's Son Arrested at Charlotte Airport  —  The 19-year-old son of Sen. Rand Paul and grandson of former presidential candidate Ron Paul was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly being intoxicated at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport.  —  William Hilton Paul arrived in Charlotte …
Discussion: Post Politics and Joe. My. God.
Bobby Cervantes / Politico:
Rand Paul's son arrested, report says
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Big Fail  —  It's that time again: the annual meeting of the American Economic Association and affiliates, a sort of medieval fair that serves as a marketplace for bodies (newly minted Ph.D.'s in search of jobs), books and ideas.  And this year, as in past meetings …
Discussion: CANNONFIRE and Prairie Weather
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
GOP Rep: 'It's About Time' We Had Another Government Shut Down  —  Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation this morning, Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) enthusiastically called for a government shut down: … Watch it:  —  Salmon's theory, that the government shutdown somehow led to balanced budgets …
Jennifer Martinez / The Hill:
‘Shell-shocked’ lawmakers shy away from online piracy in new Congress  —  Nearly a year after a wave of online protests killed two anti-piracy bills, lawmakers are skittish about moving forward with legislation aimed at cracking down on websites that illegally distribute copies of movies and music.
NY Daily News:
Drunk man celebrating his birthday busted after fatally shooting 34-year-old man inside Brooklyn diner  —  The inebriated customer grabbed a woman who had been standing next to patron Jason Lewis at the counter of the Country House Diner in Clinton Hill.  —  Police responded to a shooting at the Country House Diner.
Jonathan Strong / Roll Call:
Boehner Coup Attempt Larger Than First Thought  —  A concerted effort to unseat Speaker John A. Boehner was under way the day of his re-election to the position, but participants called it off 30 minutes before the House floor vote, CQ Roll Call has learned.
Katie Pavlich / Townhall.com:
Democrat Says Obama's Gun Control Proposals Are Extreme  —  On ABC's This Week yesterday, Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp described President Obama's gun control proposals as “extreme.” … Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.  —  Heitkamp's comments come …
Meghashyam Mali / Ballot Box:
Booker wants to give Lautenberg ‘space’ to decide on reelection bid  —  Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) on Monday declined to say if he would mount a primary challenge against Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), saying he wanted to give the long-term senator “space” to decide his plans.
Discussion: CNN
 
 
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Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
FAIL: Meet the Press Shows Debt Clock $3 Trillion Less Than Actual $16.4 Trillion Total
CNN:
Hillary Clinton returns to work at State Department
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and Politico
Ewen MacAskill / Guardian:
Barack Obama readies for host of reforms on Washington return
Travis Waldron / ThinkProgress:
Breaking Down The Deal That Ended The National Hockey League Lockout
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
New Republican Senator Says Gun Safety Is ‘Unconstitutional’
BuzzFeed:
Top Conservative Radio Figure Calls For “Nationalist” Third Party
Discussion: Mediaite and Joe. My. God.
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Talking Points Memo:
McConnell: Debt And Spending, Not Guns, Are First Priority
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
HBO Hangs On to Universal's Movies
Kevin Gosztola / Firedoglake:
The Only CIA Officer Scheduled to Go to Jail Over Torture Never Tortured Anybody
Discussion: The Verge and The Agonist
 

 
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Michael Birnbaum / Washington Post:
Facebook blocks Russian page supporting Navalny, Putin's biggest critic

Adrian Chen / MIT Technology Review:
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David Carr / New York Times:
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