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