Congressional negotiators reach a tentative deal on extending the payroll tax cut (with 2 other items being offset by cuts).
Is Newt's billionaire now also giving to Santorum? giving him more money? (I completely misread that the first time!)
Maryland's House of Delegates votes on same-sex marriage today.
More right-wing legislation passes the Virginia Senate: this time, drug testing some welfare recipients.
A Russian magazine reports that despite official denials, last year Russia was on the brink of a nuclear disaster.