Morning Maddow: January 20

HOBOKEN, NJ - JANUARY 19: A fence blocks off a construction site in an area of real estate under scrutiny for redevelopment on January 19, 2014 in Hoboken,...

Hoboken mayor turns over journal to U.S. Attorney's office, which she says documents Sandy aid claims she first aired on Up with Steve Kornacki. (Bergen Record)

Source: Lt. Gov. to deny Hoboken mayor's claims. (CNN)

Chris Christie raises bridge issue in Florida: "I am being tested." (Tampa Bay Times)

Rudy Giuliani calls the Christie probe "a political witch hunt." (The Hill)

Fmr. VA Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a couple of top politicians to call the U.S. Attorney's office to attest to his good character. (Washington Post)

The U.N. invites Iran to this week's Syrian peace talks. (BBC)

Iran says it's complying with its agreement to suspend uranium enrichment. (NY Times)

The New Yorker publishes a lengthy interview with Pres. Obama. (New Yorker)

Taliban claims deadly attack on foreigners in Kabul was payback for airstrike that killed civilians. (L.A. Times)

U.S. missionary detained in North Korea pleads for help. (AP)