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January 23, 2013

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Happy Wednesday.

A new Q poll has Chris Christie's approval rating at 74 percent. The Democrat who runs closest to Christie (former interim Gov. Dick Codey) trails him by 29 points. Cory Booker leads Sen. Frank Lautenberg, 51-30% in the Democratic primary.

Foreign Policy mag's Daniel Drezner writes an open letter to the NYTimes telling the "paper of record" to bench Tom Friedman for being an utter fool.

For those who were wondering, here's the text (PDF) of the House's debt ceiling bill, with the House and Senate pay withholding provision. It avoids the Twenty Seventh Amendment merely by withholding payment until the earlier of either the last day of the current Congress or the day that a concurrent budget resolution is approved.

Health insurance brokers are trying to prepare their clients for major Obamacare sticker shock. Among other things, premium prices may triple by the end of the year.

Italian sting operations reveal the mafia is heavily involved in green energy subsidies.

And finally, for the lawgeeks, the Supreme Court's gay marriage cases are getting into full swing. Yesterday, the Prop 8 proponents filed the opening brief in their case, which you can read here (PDF). The House Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) also filed its opening brief in the separate DOMA litigation, which you can read here (PDF).


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