Outgoing Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, wait in the old Senate Chambers prior to the inauguration of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe...
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Morning Maddow: January 16

NJ Gov. Chris Christie reemerges in public today. (Newark Star-Ledger) And he’s still planning to fundraise in Florida this weekend. (Tampa Bay Times)

Ex-VA Gov. Bob McDonnell discloses $28,000 in personal gifts received in 2013. (Washington Post)

After passing short-term spending, the Senate gets ready to vote on the House-passed $1 trillion spending bill. (The Hill)

Meanwhile, why not read the Washington Post’s guide to the spending bill? (Wash Post)

The Justice Dept. expands its definition of racial profiling. (NY Times)

House Armed Services Chairman is the latest Congressman to announce he’s retiring. (The Hill)

More than half of the first group of prisoners sent to Guantanamo are still there. (Miami Herald)

Look who has a new website. (Scottbrown.com)

Mutts at the Westminster Dog Show?!! (AP)

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