Gov. Bill Haslam has one week to decide on insurance exchanges for Tennessee-Nooga

Sen. Bob Corker shelves fiscal reform plan for now; suggests Congress support negotiations-Nooga

State-run health exchange faces GOP roadblock-Nashville Ledger

Governor wraps up budget hearings this week-Nashville Ledger


Haslam looking for ways to better higher ed-News Sentinel

Haslam leaves open records rules unchanged-Tennessean

Supermajority in Tennessee Legislature may be boon or bane for Republicans-Tennessean

50 shades of red: With GOP supermajorities come many factions to herd-Nashville City Paper

Gerald McCormick seeks second term as state House leader-Times Free Press

Chip Forrester touts Dems’ Tennessee victories-TN Report

Sen. Bob Corker optimistic “there is a deal” to get beyond fiscal cliff-The Hill

Corker works to push parties away from cliff-Commercial Appeal

Republicans say deal can be done on U.S. fiscal cliff-Reuters

White House plans public appeal of deficit-Wall Street Journal

In debt talks, Barack Obama is ready to go beyond beltway-NY Times

On edge of brutal fiscal cliff, some see an opportunity to end debt paralysis-Washington Post

Lawmakers want probe of David Petraeus investigation-Washington Post

FBI scrutinized on Petraeus-Wall Street Journal

Officials say FBI knew of Petraeus affair in the summer-NY Times