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