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12:38 PM, January 4th, 2012
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Obama to Make Big Recess Appointment: In defiance of Republican warnings, President Obama will appoint Richard Cordray, the former attorney general of Ohio, head the  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 
Bachmann Drops Out: It’s over for Bachmann, to the tune of Train’s “Soul Sister.”
Perry: ‘Here We Come South Carolina’: While Bachmann has bowed out, Perry is pushing on after his loss in Iowa. Skipping New Hampshire, Perry is heading for the Palmetto State. 
Santorum Gets a Boost in NH Poll: Santorum’s support jumped from 5% to 10% in a recent poll of 554 likely Republican voters in New Hampshire.
U.S. Engages Muslim Brotherhood: As the Muslim Brotherhood looks like it may win a majority in Egypt’s Parliament, the Obama administration has begun to make diplomatic overtures, including through recent high-level meetings. 
Photo: Richard Cordray, center, will be named director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
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Frontpage: Jan. 4th (We slept in today!)

  1. Obama to Make Big Recess Appointment: In defiance of Republican warnings, President Obama will appoint Richard Cordray, the former attorney general of Ohio, head the  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 
  2. Bachmann Drops Out: It’s over for Bachmann, to the tune of Train’s “Soul Sister.”
  3. Perry: ‘Here We Come South Carolina’: While Bachmann has bowed out, Perry is pushing on after his loss in Iowa. Skipping New Hampshire, Perry is heading for the Palmetto State. 
  4. Santorum Gets a Boost in NH Poll: Santorum’s support jumped from 5% to 10% in a recent poll of 554 likely Republican voters in New Hampshire.
  5. U.S. Engages Muslim BrotherhoodAs the Muslim Brotherhood looks like it may win a majority in Egypt’s Parliament, the Obama administration has begun to make diplomatic overtures, including through recent high-level meetings. 

Photo: Richard Cordray, center, will be named director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

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