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12:10 PM ET, January 19, 2014

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Steve Kornacki / msnbc.com:
Christie camp held Sandy relief money hostage, mayor alleges  —  Two senior members of Gov. Chris Christie's administration warned a New Jersey mayor earlier this year that her town would be starved of hurricane relief money unless she approved a lucrative redevelopment plan favored by the governor …
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Jennifer Rubin / Right Turn:
The scandal is MSNBC  —  The bridge scandal started out as a test for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R).  Now it has become a test for the media.  MSNBC, which long ago stopped being a news outlet in the sense of going out to find facts and is largely indistinguishable from Democratic Party talking points …
Matt Friedman / New Jersey Online:   Hoboken mayor claims Christie administration held city's Sandy recovery funds ‘hostage’ to help developer
New York Times:
G.O.P. Advice for Christie: Pick a Better Team  —  On a conference call with Gov. Chris Christie's most loyal donors a few nights ago, his brother, Todd, pressed for last-minute cash to pay for the governor's inauguration, a daylong fete ending on Ellis Island.
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Salvador Rizzo / New Jersey Online:
Bridge scandal, Hoboken allegation dog Chris Christie during his Florida fundraising trip  —  Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz holds a news conference at Guernsey Park in Orlando to criticize Gov. Chris Christie's handling of the George Washington Bridge/Fort Lee …
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Christie goes on Florida fundraising blitz (Video)  —  Embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is headlining a series of high-stakes fundraising events in Florida this weekend, in a major test of his fundraising prowess after revelations that his aides were involved in a revenge scheme to shut down one of the world's busiest bridges.
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Justin Sink / The Hill:
Romney: Christie's presidential ambitions ‘not hurt’ by bridge scandal
Shawn Boburg / NorthJersey.com:
Christie GWB scandal: Lawyers may have conflict of interest, Port Authority says
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Tjfang / CBS San Francisco:
Actress Out Of San Francisco Production After Endorsing Tea Party Candidate  —  SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A famed actress is facing backlash in San Francisco's Latino community, after she voiced support for a conservative candidate for California governor.  —  Maria Conchita Alonso starred …
David Remnick / New Yorker:
GOING THE DISTANCE … - ARCHIVE - PHOTO BOOTH - DAILY SHOUTS - CURRENCY - DAILY COMMENT - AMY DAVIDSON - JOHN CASSIDY - ANDY BOROWITZ - SHOP
Discussion: CNN, Hullabaloo and ABC News
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
The Republican Party's uphill path to 270 electoral votes in 2016  —  A recent conversation with a veteran of GOP presidential campaigns raised this question: Which, if any, of the recent battleground states are likely to become more Republican by 2016?  The consensus: very few.
Wayne Slater / Dallas Morning News:
As Wendy Davis touts life story in race for governor, key facts blurred  —  FORT WORTH — Wendy Davis has made her personal story of struggle and success a centerpiece of her campaign to become the first Democrat elected governor of Texas in almost a quarter-century.
Discussion: LifeNews.com and Weasel Zippers
Tom Leonard / Daily Mail:
Is the Obama marriage on the rocks?  Astonishing claims emerge of ugly fights over that selfie, and even a Presidential affair  —  With invitations warning guests to ‘EBYC’ — Eat Before You Come — and rumours they'll be dancing to star turns from Beyonce and her rapper husband Jay Z, it won't be your usual White House knees-up.
Associated Press:
APNewsbreak: Rodman checks into rehab center  —  Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.  —  Darren Prince declined on Saturday to say which facility will treat Rodman and how long he will be there.
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Liberaland
Ryu Spaeth / The Week:
Mitt on Netflix: A knight errant in an age of political cynicism  —  A new documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at Mitt Romney's ill-fated presidential campaigns  —  W  —  hen we think of that rarest figure in American politics — a man of integrity — Mitt Romney does not usually leap to mind.
 
 
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