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9:45 AM ET, January 15, 2013

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Reid J. Epstein / Politico:
Biden: W.H. eying 19 executive actions on guns  —  The White House has identified 19 executive actions for President Barack Obama to move unilaterally on gun control, Vice President Joe Biden told a group of House Democrats on Monday, the administration's first definitive statements …
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Politico:
Debt debate: No easy path to avoid chaos  —  If you thought the fiscal cliff was bad, just wait for the triple threat.  —  The White House and Congress are facing three critical deadlines — the country hits its debt limit as early as mid-February, $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts …
Discussion: CNN and The Week
New York Times:
Obama Poised to Back Comprehensive Plan to Curb Gun Violence  —  WASHINGTON — President Obama this week will embrace a comprehensive plan to reduce gun violence that will call for major legislation to expand background checks for gun purchases and lay out 19 separate actions the president …
Evan McMorris-Santoro / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Rep. Threatens Impeachment If Obama Uses Executive Order On Guns  —  The conservative discord in the wake of the Newtown, Conn. massacre went up another octave on Monday when Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) threatened to file articles of impeachment if President Obama uses an executive order to try to reduce gun violence.
The White House:
News Conference by the President  —  THE PRESIDENT: Please have a seat, everybody.  Good morning.  I thought it might make sense to take some questions this week, as my first term comes to an end.  —  It's been a busy and productive four years.  And I expect the same for the next four years.
Daniel Newhauser / Roll Call:   House GOP Leaders Consider Four-Year Debt Limit Deal
Jesse Helfrich / The Hill:   ‘Pretty friendly guy’ Obama says he's wooed GOP lawmakers
Jake Sherman / Politico:
Double trouble: House GOP eyes default, shutdown
Discussion: PJ Media
Ginger Gibson / Politico:
Rep. Stockman threatens Obama impeachment over guns
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Hullabaloo
Evan McMorris-Santoro / Talking Points Memo:
Harry Reid: The Assault Weapons Ban Is Probably Doomed  —  The Democratically-controlled U.S. Senate will not be a free-for-all of new gun regulations following the shooting at Sandy Hook, according to Majority Leader Harry Reid.  Instead, Senators will focus on passing legislation …
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Mediaite
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Matt Barber / Townhall.com:
Civil War's A-Brewin'
Lucy Morgan / Tampa Bay Times:
After 2010 campaign, Gov. Rick Scott gave back dog Reagan  —  What happened to Reagan, the Scotts' rescued Labrador?  —  TALLAHASSEE — Shortly after winning the GOP nomination in 2010, Rick Scott announced to the world through Facebook that his family had rescued a Labrador Retriever.
Discussion: Balloon Juice and Hullabaloo
Numbers / Pew Research Center for the People …:
In Gun Control Debate, Several Options Draw Majority Support  —  Gun Rights Proponents More Politically Active  —  OVERVIEW  —  While the issue of gun control remains divisive, there are clear areas of agreement when it comes to a number of gun policy proposals.
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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Clarence Thomas breaks long silence during Supreme Court oral arguments  —  Justice Clarence Thomas broke his nearly seven-year silence at Supreme Court oral arguments Monday.  But no one is sure exactly what he said.  —  Thomas seemed to be making a light-hearted joke about lawyers trained …
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Jodie Foster Stops Lying  —  Full transcript here.  Her date last night, believe it or not, was wife-abusing, homophobic anti-Semite, Mel Gibson.  Would you entrust your young sons to a man with Gibson's violent and vile history?  A highlight of her narcissistic, self-loving speech:
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today:
Column: Obama owns the debt now  —  The debt is up about 60% since Obama took office.  This can't go on forever. … President Obama, the Democrats, and plenty of Republicans in Congress, would like it if you'd spend the next few weeks talking about gun control.
Charles P. Pierce / Esquire:
THE PRESIDENT'S PRIORITIES ARE NOT IN ORDER  —  The president gave the White House press corps a chance to ask him questions today in what was purported to be the wrap-up press conference of his first term.  —  The president gave the White House press corps its 37th chance to ask …
Juliet Macur / New York Times:
Armstrong Admits Doping, and Says He Will Testify Against Cycling Officials  —  In an interview with Oprah Winfrey that is scheduled to air on her network on Thursday, Lance Armstrong confessed that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career, according to two people briefed …
Discussion: DealBook, BBC and ParaPundit
Sen. Roger Wicker / Politico:
Why Chuck Hagel is the wrong choice to lead the Pentagon  —  The bitter tone of gridlock in Washington has left many Americans hoping for a more collaborative environment to face the country's most pressing challenges.  Changes in the president's Cabinet presented a prime opportunity for coming together.
Discussion: Algemeiner.com
McKay Coppins / BuzzFeed:
Jon Huntsman Can't Stop Talking About The Republican Party  —  The Republican gadfly and No Labels crusader says he's only trying to help.  “I'd say we take about 2 percent of the media requests that come in.  Really.”  —  Jon Huntsman speaks to BuzzFeed staff Monday.  —  Image by Macey Foronda for BuzzFeed
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
Ben Geman / The Hill:
Scientists: Backing Keystone pipeline would ‘undermine’ Obama's climate legacy  —  A group of prominent climate scientists say President Obama's legacy is on the line as he mulls whether to approve the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.  —  “We hope, as scientists, that you will demonstrate …
Shushannah Walshe / ABCNEWS:
Ann Romney Says No to ‘Dancing With the Stars’  —  It looks like Ann Romney's dancing partner will still only be Mitt.  Despite an offer from “Dancing With the Stars” to dance for the mirror ball trophy in the upcoming season, she turned the show down.  —  A Romney adviser confirms …
Zack Beauchamp / ThinkProgress:
Indiana GOP Lets Glenn Beck Set Legislative Agenda: Introduces Bill To Fight U.N. Conspiracy Theory  —  You'd be forgiven for having not heard of Agenda 21.  Developed at a summit in Brazil in 1992 with support from President George H.W. Bush, Agenda 21 is a series of non-binding UN recommendations …
 
 
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Mohana Ravindranath / Washington Post:
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