Sen. Bob Corker reveals portions of $4.5 trillion fiscal reform plan-Nooga

Gerald McCormick nominated for another term as House majority leader-Nooga

Rep. Scott DesJarlais plans to run again in 2014-Nooga

Replacement Osage tree to be planted on courthouse lawn-Nooga

Corker backs off no tax hike pledge-Tennessean

Republican senators back away from anti-tax pledge-Times Free Press

Tennessee Sen. Corker spells out plan for “cliff”-Commercial Appeal

Corker floating fiscal compromise bill-WPLN

The GOP’s “read my lips” moment-Washington Post

Slight reshuffling among House Republican leadership-TN Report

Judd Matheny out, Curtis Johnson in as House GOP elects speaker pro tempore-Nashville City Paper

Tensions mount over state health care exchange-WPLN

Gov. Bill Haslam hosts lighting of capitol Christmas tree-WTVF

Whiskey, pay letters await Hamilton County commissioner signatures-Times Free Press

Much talk, little action on fiscal cliff as Congress returns-LA Times

Barack Obama steps up effort to rally support for fiscal plan-Wall Street Journal

White House launches full-court press on fiscal cliff as talks accelerate-Washington Post

“Cliff” wranglers weigh Medicare age-Wall Street Journal

Susan Rice to meet with three Senate critics-Politico

Sportsmen bill stumbles in Senate-Politico