Morning Maddow: December 19

Updated
 

The fight over the payroll tax cut extension is so not over.

Romney is still a Bain man.

Can’t read enough about Callista Gingrich? Here’s one for you.

Rick Perry: beard tugger.

Occupy Obama HQ.

The AP takes a look at the impact of new EPA regulations on coal-fired power plants.

The Koch brothers are hiring.

North Korea reportedly conducts a short-range missile test. Which may or may not be related to this.

He was the last American soldier to die in the Iraq war.

Morning Maddow: December 19

Updated