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The Times:
Exclusive: Beyoncé lip-synched Star Spangled Banner at inauguration  —  Beyoncé did not sing the national anthem live at President Obama's inauguration.  —  Millions of viewers around the world were stunned by the singer's spectacular rendition of the anthem but The Times …
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Chris Campbell / Washingtonian After Hours Blog:
Confirmed: Beyoncé Lip-Synced “The Star-Spangled Banner”  —  The performer posted pictures of herself rehearsing in a recording studio.  —  By Sophie Gilbert  —  The Marine Corps Band during Monday's inaugural ceremony.  —  Beyoncé sang the national anthem …
Melissa Cronin / New York Post:
Confirmed: Beyonce DID lip-synch at the inauguration  —  Beyonce Knowle's flawless performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” at the inauguration was entirely lip-synched, Page Six has confirmed.  A rep for the United States Marine Band revealed that she decided to perform to a pre-recorded track at the last minute.
James C. McKinley Jr / ArtsBeat:
Beyoncé's Inauguration Performance: Live or Prerecorded?
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Reid to Senate Republicans: Filibuster deal in 36 hours or face nuclear option  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is giving Republican colleagues 36 hours to agree to a deal on filibuster reform or he will move forward with the nuclear option.  —  “I hope in the next 24, 36 hours we can get something we agree on.
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Reid to lay out plans for filibuster reform  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will present colleagues with options for reforming the Senate's filibuster rules in a Democratic caucus meeting Tuesday.  —  Reid and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) …
Michael McAuliff / The Huffington Post:
Filibuster Reform Is Top Item On 2013 Senate Agenda, Pledges Harry Reid (UPDATE)  —  FOLLOW:  —  UPDATE: 3:11 p.m. — The Senate will reform the filibuster within the next day and a half — whether Republicans go along or not, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday afternoon.
Manu Raju / Politico:
Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell meet on filibuster
Discussion: The Maddow Blog
KTRK-TV:
Two shot at Lone Star College in north Houston  —  HOUSTON (KTRK) — A campus spokesperson has confirmed shots have been fired on the campus of Lone Star College in north Houston.  Two victims have suffered gunshot wounds, according to the Harris County Emergency Corp.
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Philly.com:
Lautenberg: Booker ‘entitled’ to run, but no decision yet  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who might face a 2014 primary challenge from Newark Mayor Cory Booker, said his fellow Democrat is “entitled” to run if he chooses to but suggested that he had to give a “spanking” to his potential rival for so openly coveting his seat.
Mark Murray / First Read:
NBC/WSJ poll: Majority, for first time, want abortion to be legal  —  As the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision takes place on Tuesday, a majority of Americans - for the first time - believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Ian Swanson / The Hill:
House GOP debt-limit bill gains momentum ahead of floor vote  —  A House Republican bill to suspend the debt ceiling through May 19 gained momentum on Tuesday ahead of an expected vote on Wednesday.  —  The White House blessed the GOP measure, with press secretary Jay Carney calling it …
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Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
House Republicans plan to keep debt limit but suspend it until May
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Biden's moves spark talk of a 2016 presidential bid  —  Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden met with Democratic Party delegates Tuesday afternoon, the latest move he's made over the past few days that could be considered an early signal that the vice president may be laying the groundwork …
Discussion: Politico and CBS DC
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Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
TRENDING: CNN Poll: Do Americans agree with Obama on climate change and immigration?
Discussion: Philly.com, Politico and The Hill
Michael O'Brien / NBC Politics:
Biden not shying away from 2016 speculation
Discussion: CNN, Ballot Box and Des Moines Register
New York Times:
Exit Polls in Israel Suggest Netanyahu's Showing Is Weaker Than Expected  —  TEL AVIV — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu performed far worse than expected in Israel's national elections on Tuesday, according to exit polls, and while he remained likely to serve a third term …
Discussion: Quartz and The Week
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Gil Hoffman / Jerusalem Post:
Exit polls: Netanyahu, Right suffer blow, Lapid big winner
Catherine Candisky / The Columbus Dispatch:
State school-board president defends Hitler post on Facebook  —  Not comparing him to Obama, she says  —  State Board of Education President Debe Terhar said she was not comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler when she posted a photograph of the Nazi leader on her Facebook page …
David Brooks / New York Times:
The Collective Turn  —  The best Inaugural Addresses make an argument for something.  President Obama's second one, which surely has to rank among the best of the past half-century, makes an argument for a pragmatic and patriotic progressivism.  —  His critics have sometimes accused …
Judy Kurtz / The Hill:
Report: Boehner's inauguration smoke joke had first lady's eyes rolling  —  Having a smoke is no joke to Michelle Obama.  —  A lip-reader claims Speaker John Boehner's question about cigarettes at the inaugural luncheon is what triggered an eye roll from the first lady.
Discussion: Hot Air, Gawker and Business Insider
Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
Paul Ryan slams Obama ‘straw man’ speech  —  Rep. Paul Ryan on Tuesday blasted President Barack Obama's “straw man” attack on the Republican Party over entitlement programs.  —  The Wisconsin Republican told “The Laura Ingraham Show” that Obama's second inaugural address demonstrated …
Discussion: CNN, The Hill and The Maddow Blog
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Michael Warren / Weekly Standard:
Ryan: Obama ‘Shadowboxing a Straw Man’
Nicholas Ballasy / The Daily Caller:
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO — James Taylor on gun control: ‘We need to make some sacrifice[s] to our freedoms’  —  WASHINGTON — Addressing the issue of gun control, singer-songwriter James Taylor told The Daily Caller that Americans “need to make some sacrifice[s] to our freedoms” in order to keep children safe.
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Jamie Weinstein / The Daily Caller:
TheDC Morning: Meet the man who ended the gun debate
Discussion: “The Lid” and Hot Air
Ta-Nehisi Coates / The Atlantic Online:
The American Case Against a Black Middle Class  —  I went on a Twitter rant yesterday because I'd finished Isabel Wilkerson's phenomenal The Warmth Of Other Suns.  The book is a narrative history of the Great Migration through the eyes of actual migrants.  Several points stick out for me.
Alex Pareene / Salon:
What do the Beltway moderates actually want?  —  Centrist thinkers keep begging Barack Obama to pursue “bipartisan” goals he already supports  —  As David Brooks taught us last week, Barack Obama's cunning plan to sabotage and undermine the Republican Party is to repeatedly force them to act …
Evan McMorris-Santoro / Talking Points Memo:
Ken Cuccinelli: I'm Fighting The Contraception Mandate Just Like Martin Luther King, Jr.  —  Virginia chooses a new governor this November, and Democrats are already firing with both barrels at state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the likely Republican nominee to replace Gov. Bob McDonnell (R).
Discussion: Blue Virginia
Peter Allen In Paris / Daily Mail:
Sarkozy's plans 'to dodge new 75% French tax rate by moving to London with wife Carla and setting up £1bn private equity fund'  —  Nicolas Sarkozy is preparing to move to London to set up a billion pounds plus investment fund, it was claimed today.  —  If the move goes ahead …
Scott Olson / CBS St. Louis:
Missouri Sheriffs Pledge To Not Enforce Obama's Gun Control Laws  —  JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo (KMOX) - As President Barack Obama continues to push gun control proposals in Washington D.C., Sheriff Charles M. Heiss, R-Johnson County is asking fellow law enforcers to sign and send this letter to the president.
Anne Sorock / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Veteran stands up for 2nd Amendment at Chicago anti-gun forum  —  After enduring hours of derision and mockery by the panelists at a Chicago-area guns “forum” Sunday, one man in the audience stood up and addressed the crowd, identified himself as a veteran, and proceeded to give a straightforward …
 
 
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Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
Proposition 8 Supporters Tell Supreme Court To Keep Marriage Ban
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Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Red state Dems squeamish about gun background checks
Discussion: Washington Monthly and The Fix
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
In U.S., Fewer Watch Obama's Second Inauguration Than His First
Discussion: Politico and Weasel Zippers
Talia Buford / Politico:
Nebraska governor Dave Heineman OKs Keystone XL route through state
Discussion: CNN
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Jason Wu: ‘Still pinching myself’
Discussion: ABCNEWS
CNN:
U.S. Trade Representative Kirk stepping down
Discussion: Politico
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Adam Peck / ThinkProgress:
Republican Official Hangs Upside Down American Flag In Protest Of Obama's Inauguration
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Kerry councillors back plan to allow drink-driving ‘in moderation’
Discussion: BBC, Gawker and The Raw Story
Mary Bruce / ABCNEWS:
The Presidential Gum Chew
Discussion: TheBlaze.com
Justin McCurry / Guardian:
Let elderly people ‘hurry up and die’, says Japanese minister
Discussion: Hot Air and americanthinker.com
Dylan Stableford / Reuters:
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