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10:10 AM ET, January 15, 2013

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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
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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 …
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.
Daniel Newhauser / Roll Call:
House GOP Leaders Consider Four-Year Debt Limit Deal  —  With the administration's debt ceiling deadline fast approaching, House Republican leaders are considering a four-year debt limit increase that would take the issue off the table for the rest of President Barack Obama's presidency.
Jesse Helfrich / The Hill:   ‘Pretty friendly guy’ Obama says he's wooed GOP lawmakers
The White House:
News Conference by the President
Jake Sherman / Politico:
Double trouble: House GOP eyes default, shutdown
Discussion: PJ Media
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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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.
New York Times:
New York Has Gun Deal, With Focus on Mental Ills  —  ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders tentatively agreed on Monday on a broad package of changes to gun laws that would expand the state's ban on assault weapons and would include new measures to keep guns away from the mentally ill.
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: Rumproast and Hullabaloo
Tom Goldstein / SCOTUSblog:
Justice Thomas speaks  —  Wow, slow news day.  On the Supreme Court front, the chatter has been over the sentence Justice Thomas interjected during today's oral argument in Boyer v. Louisiana.  Some of the commentary has devolved into psychoanalysis of the Justice's supposed hostility towards Yale Law School.
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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Clarence Thomas breaks long silence during Supreme Court oral arguments
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 …
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:
New York Post:
More city co-eds turning to sugar daddies for school support  —  More New York City co-eds are turning to a new source of income — sugar daddies — to cope with the rising cost of their college tuition, surprising statistics released yesterday reveal.  —  And the majority is enrolled …
Discussion: protein wisdom
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 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
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Palazzo Urges Sandy Relief Opponents To Reverse Their Votes  —  A little more than a week ago, Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS) was one of only 67 Republicans to vote against a bill to provide $9.7 billion in relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy that easily passed the House of Representatives.
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Colin Powell Calls Out The GOP's Racism Problem: There Is ‘A Dark Vein Of Intolerance’  —  Without mentioning names, Powell singled out former Mitt Romney surrogate and New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu for calling Obama “lazy” and Sarah Palin, who, Powell charged, used slavery-era terms to describe Obama:
Discussion: Firedoglake
David Shepardson / detroitnews.com:
Chrysler to build Jeeps in China  —  Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said the automaker plans to build some Jeeps in China for the local market — and later, in Russia.  —  “As part of our global expansion of the Jeep brand, there are some cars — that because of the price position in the market …
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.
 
 
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BBC:
Farc ceasefire ‘to end’ as peace talks resume in Cuba
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Ben Geman / The Hill:
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Peters: Hobbit subsidy should be handed back
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Indiana GOP Lets Glenn Beck Set Legislative Agenda: Introduces Bill To Fight U.N. Conspiracy Theory
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California boy, 12, convicted of neo-Nazi dad's murder
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“Mark Levin Reacts To Obama Presser: ‘We Have An Imperial President’”
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