FROM THE BLOGS:
Richardson Withdrawal Mars Seamless Transition - C. Cillizza, The Fix
Richardson Fallout? - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Exceedingly Smooth? - Mary Katharine Ham, Weekly Standard
Time to Call Leo Hindery - Steve Clemons, Huffington Post
Gaza Update: Nowhere to Hide - Siun, Firedoglake
Orwell, Blinding Tribalism, Terrorism, Israel/Gaza - G. Greenwald
On Meet The Press, Harry Reid Remains a Liar - M. Kilmer, RedState
Oh, To Be A Fly on The Wall - Jennifer Rubin, Contentions

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Richardson Withdraws From Commerce Consideration - The Hill
Economic Stimulus Bill May Not Be Ready Jan. 20 - Washington Post
With Senate Set to Return, Uncertainty Over Obama's Seat - NY Times