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Morning Maddow: December 16

Morning headlines: awesome--another debt-ceiling fight, gun-rights side loses a battle in Rhode Island, TX new voter ID cards have outdated names.

Rep. Paul Ryan: GOP to make debt-ceiling demands in early 2014. (WSJ)

Sen. Reid files cloture on the budget deal. (The Hill)

One Republican Senator is on board with the budget. (The Hill)

One of the victims of Friday's school shooting in Colorado remains in a coma. (Denver Post)

A look at the movement among sheriffs to refuse to enforce gun laws. (NY Times)

Gun-rights activists lose a battle in Rhode Island. (AP)

Tens of thousands of TX voter ID cards have outdated names. (Austin American-Statesman)

Public art project in Detroit hit with arson. Again. (AP)

Iran claims to have sent another monkey to space while China made it to the Moon. (NY Times)