In campaign to be Chattanooga's mayor, Andy Berke chooses broad stroke over specifics—Times Free Press

Hamilton County's legislative delegation has big agenda—Times Free Press

Michelle Rhee talks charters, vouchers and getting "reprieve" from school boards—Nashville City Paper 

Education group hosts talk with Gov. Bill Haslam, Jeb Bush—News Sentinel

Sen. Bob Corker raises issue of Chuck Hagel's temperament—Tennessean

Corker says Hagel staffers coming forward—Politico

Y-12 security breach costs B&W $12.2 million—News Sentinel

Hagel's opponents switched gears—Washington Post

Ugly choices loom over debt clash—Wall Street Journal

Double trouble: House GOP eyes default, shutdown—Politico

Gun violence focus set to shift to Congress—Wall Street Journal

Organizers stage dress rehearsal for Barack Obama's second inauguration—The Hill

Treasury won't mint platinum coin to avoid debt ceiling—Wall Street Journal

White House rejects "Death Star" petition—Washington Post