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10:05 AM ET, January 22, 2013

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Annie-Rose Strasser / ThinkProgress:
Virginia Senate Sneaks Through Gerrymandering Bill While Country Watches Inauguration  —  While the eyes of the nation were turned toward President Barack Obama's second inauguration on Monday, the Virginia State Senate managed to hurriedly pass a bill that would redistrict the state's senate seats.
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Richmond Times-Dispatch:
Va. Republicans push through rewrite of Senate districts  —  Senate Republicans this afternoon pushed through a surprise rewrite of the 2011 redistricting plan that erases a Democratic seat in western Virginia and creates a sixth majority black district that would be located between Petersburg and Danville.
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.) …
Lowkell / Blue Virginia:
BREAKING: While Dems Distracted by Inauguration, Virginia Senate GOP Stages a Coup  —  You don't get more slimy, sneaky, underhanded, etc. than this (great work by Ben Tribbett alerting us to what was going on in the following series of Facebook updates):  —  “Wow- Republicans in the Virginia Senate …
Fred Barnes / Wall Street Journal:
Obama's Inaugural Intentions  —  The president reached out to Democratic interest groups.  Republicans?  Not so much.  —  President Obama wants more government.  In his second inaugural address, he masked the message with phrases like “collective action” and doing “things together.”
Discussion: Weekly Standard
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Dan Balz / Washington Post:   Obama speech reveals a different leader
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 …
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.
Discussion: Booman Tribune
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Wall Street Journal:
Support Grows for Roe v. Wade
Discussion: SCOTUSblog and American Power
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
TRENDING: CNN Poll: Do Americans agree with Obama on climate change and immigration?  —  Washington (CNN) - Saying “we will respond to the threat of climate change,” President Barack Obama used his second inaugural address to put the divisive issue back on the front burner.
Discussion: The Hill and Politico
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New York Times:
Climate Change Given Prominence in Obama's Address
New York Times:
French Airstrikes Push Back Islamists and Regain Towns in Central Mali  —  SEGOU, Mali — Malian and French forces were reported in control of two important central Malian towns on Tuesday after the French Defense Ministry said they recaptured them on Monday, pushing back an advance …
Discussion: The Reaction and The Maddow Blog
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Fox News:
Gas plant worker and 2 Canadians helped terrorists in siege, Algerian PM says
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Lisa Mascaro / Los Angeles Times:
Axelrod: Immigration reform coming ‘early’ in Obama's agenda  —  President Barack Obama waves as the presidential inaugural parade winds through Washington, DC.  (Chip Somodevilla / Pool / EPA / January 21, 2013)  —  WASHINGTON — While fiscal battles have dominated discussions …
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David Ignatius / PostPartisan:
A flat, partisan and pedestrian speech
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online:
Obama's Startling Second Inaugural
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:
Full Text Of Obama's Second Inaugural Address  —  Below are the prepared remarks for President Barack Obama's second inaugural address, delivered Monday at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.:
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USA Today:
Text: President Obama's inaugural address
Discussion: Hit & Run
Angela Bassett / CBS News:
Cantor: Time for Washington to “set aside” differences  —  As President Obama officially embarks upon his second term, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., is calling on lawmakers of all stripes to “set aside” their political differences in order to produce “a government that works.”
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Manu Raju / Politico:
Lunching with frienemies: A taste of bipartisanship
Discussion: CNN
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 …
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Jill Kelley Says Paula Broadwell Tried to ‘Blackmail’ Her  —  The woman dragged into the Petraeus scandal tells Howard Kurtz that her life is now a nightmare.  She says she didn't press charges against Paula Broadwell and never exchanged 30,000 emails with a top general.
Discussion: Politico and Business Insider
Bruno Waterfield / Telegraph:
Leveson: EU wants power to sack journalists  —  A European Union report has urged tight press regulation and demanded that Brussels officials are given control of national media supervisors with new powers to enforce fines or the sacking of journalists.  —  The “high level” …
Discussion: blogs.telegraph.co.uk and Hot Air
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Obama Lays Out Liberal Vision at Inauguration  —  WASHINGTON — Barack Hussein Obama ceremonially opened his second term on Monday with an assertive Inaugural Address that offered a robust articulation of modern liberalism in America, arguing that “preserving our individual freedoms ultimately requires collective action.”
Ethan Cox / National Post:
Pupil expelled from Montreal college after finding ‘sloppy coding’ that compromised security of 250,000 students personal data  —  A student has been expelled from Montreal's Dawson College after he discovered a flaw in the computer system used by most Quebec CEGEPs (General and Vocational Colleges) …
Ben Shapiro / BREITBART.COM:
EXCLUSIVE: MARK LEVIN'S INAUGURAL DAY MESSAGE— FIGHT!  —  As President Barack Obama prepares for his inauguration, Breitbart News sat down with radio talk show host Mark Levin, the bestselling author of the blockbusters Liberty and Tyranny, Ameritopia, Men in Black, and Rescuing Sprite.
Discussion: Doug Ross
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Robert Lopez / L.A. NOW:
Police respond to Chris Brown's home in ‘swatting’ prank
Discussion: Associated Press and theGrio
Scott Jaschik / Inside Higher Ed:
Search form  —  By  —  It's common for new presidents on campus …
Discussion: Clayton Cramer's Blog
Mansur Mirovalev / Associated Press:
RUSSIA MOVES TO ENACT ANTI-GAY LAW NATIONWIDE
Discussion: The Raw Story and PolicyMic
Aviva Shen / ThinkProgress:
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Michael Falcone / ABCNEWS:
Colin Powell Slams ‘Idiot Presentations’ by Some Republicans, Urges GOP Leaders to ‘Speak Out’
Discussion: The Huffington Post and ABCNEWS
Bloomberg:
Obama's Bogus Journey
Discussion: Brad DeLong
 Earlier Items: 
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Live-Blogging The Second Inauguration Of Barack Obama
Discussion: News Desk, CNN and Politico
Caitlin McDevitt / Reuters:
Joan Rivers: First lady's new 'do is a 'don't'
Discussion: Addicting Info
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
David Gregory Tells Morning Joe That President Obama Must Gut Medicare To Succeed
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and The Raw Story
Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Republicans: Obama should have reached out more in address
 

 
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