Morning Maddow: January 6

Liz Cheney speaks during a campaign appearance in Casper, Wyoming, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. (Photo by Matt Young/AP)
Liz Cheney speaks during a campaign appearance in Casper, Wyoming, Wednesday, July 17, 2013.
Photo by Matt Young/AP

Liz Cheney says she’s dropping her bid for Senate for family reasons. (Politico)

Koch-backed political network, designed to shield donors, raised $400 million in 2012. (Washington Post)

The Senate comes back today and will hold a vote to confirm Janet Yellen. (The Hill)

What will Ken Cuccinelli do next? Be the lead lawyer in Sen. Rand Paul’s lawsuit against the Obama administration. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

NY State set to allow some medical marijuana use. (NY Times)

Two more TX abortion clinics receive hospital admitting privileges. (AP)

Why some schools don’t want to serve as polling places anymore. (AP)

Now we’re sending another ship to help the stuck ship that helped the stuck ship. (McClatchy)

Because inevitability. (NY Times)

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Morning Maddow: January 6