Sen. Bob Corker offers details of $4.5 trillion deficit reduction proposal—Nooga

Ethics group files second complaint against Rep. Scott DesJarlais—Nooga

State Rep. Kevin Brooks considering 4th District bid—Nooga

City Council considers new hires for gang task force—Nooga

Appeal briefs filed in Hamilton County prayer case—Times Free Press

Ron Ramsey prefers cutting hall income tax over food tax—WPLN

Grants subject to fiscal cliff make up 7.7 percent of Tennessee state revenue—TN Report

Top GOP lawmaker bends on taxes—Wall Street Journal

Barack Obama public relations effort aims to avoid fiscal cliff—Washington Post

After meeting with Susan Rice, GOP senators say they aren't reassured—Washington Post

Three Republicans say concerns grow over Rice—NY Times

Corker: Rice would make a better DNC chair than secretary of state—Foreign Policy

Undisclosed finding by Mars rover fuels intrigue—NY Times