Morning Maddow: January 14

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a news conference, Jan. 9, 2014.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a news conference, Jan. 9, 2014. 
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NJ Gov. Chris Christie is expected to address “Bridgegate” during his state-of-the-state speech today. (NY Times)

Aide fired by Christie is called loyal team player, not rogue operative. (NY Times)

What inspectors first saw at the site of the West Virginia chemical spill. (Charleston Gazette)

Lawmakers unveil $1T omnibus spending bill. (The Hill)

Senate delays unemployment insurance expansion vote again. (The Hill)

NTSB says about 400,000 gallons of oil spilled in December’s ND train derailment. (LA Times)

How Bob McDonnell pranked Terry McAuliffe. (Washington Post)

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Morning Maddow: January 14