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Get it done

Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum says President Obama's ambitious second-term agenda includes enough bipartisan ideas that some might have a chance of passing.

Brand Aids
National Review's Daniel Foster worries there is too much scar tissue constricting the movement of the Republican Party, despite post-election attempts to rebrand.

Hypocrites for Obama
Salon's Alex Pareene examines whether liberal acceptance of the president's foreign policy agenda is rooted in a tradition of intervention.

The threat of Google
RedState's Ben Howe says the search giant's liberal bent could give Democrats an insurmountable information advantage in future elections.

OTHER  NEWS SOURCES:

Reid challenges GOP to filibuster Hagel

The Senate Democratic Majority Leader chastised Republicans for the first-ever filibuster of a nominee to head the Pentagon, The Hill's Jeremy Herb reports.

Dem lawmaker deletes tweets to college co-ed
Rep. Steve Cohen contacted a 22-year-old model during the State of the Union address, The Hill's Judy Kurtz and Alexandra Jaffe report.

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