FROM THE BLOGS:
Gitmo North returns: Obama’s shady prison deal
When everyone’s eyes were turned towards the election, the Obama administration was making concerning advancements on the Gitmo front, according to Michelle Malkin.
White male anger finds an outlet in Susan Rice
Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) has successfully led the crusade that turned Susan Rice into a punching bag, and according to Slate’s Amanda Marcotte, his intentions are completely political and transparent.
Ramirez on compromise
Liberal reporters need to hold Obama to the same standard as his GOP rivals, and make sure he is sticking to the policies he campaigned on, says Hot Air’s Ed Morissey.
Will Democrats vote for filibuster reform?
According to Mother Jones’s Kevin Drum, it isn’t the GOP that we need to be concerned about not passing for filibuster reform, it's Democrats.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Spending bill could see vote next week
As soon as next week the House floor could see the massive $1.047 trillion spending package that would cap off fiscal year 2013, reports The Hill’s Erik Wasson.
White House rules out repercussions for Palestinians after UN statehood vote
After the Palestinian Authority was recognized by the U.N. as a non-member observer state, Obama said he has no plans to cut U.S. aid to the Palestinian authority, reports The Hill’s Julian Pecquet.