Morning Maddow: December 30

Updated

What does it take to get Bank of America to close on a mortgage? A shaming music video.

New Iowa poll numbers: Romney and Paul are neck and neck.

The New York Times asks the GOP presidential candidates about how much executive power a president should wield.

VA Gov. (and VP wannabe) Bob McDonnell signs stricter abortion-clinic rules.

Nancy Pelosi denies a rumor (started by her own daughter) that she wants to retire.

American civilian contractors in the “kill chain” on drone strikes.

The 9/11 museum won’t open on time because of a dispute over infrastructure costs.

What happens when the social safety net erodes?

California? There’s a wolf headed your way. It’s already here.

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Morning Maddow: December 30

Updated