Morning Maddow: January 27

New Jersey legislature votes today on combining the two, separate committees investigating the GWB scandal. (AP)

Gov. McCrory says NC shouldn't appeal judge's abortion ultrasound ruling. (Charlotte News & Observer)

Rep. Paul Ryan: A new direction in the war on poverty. (WSJ)

Arizona GOP censures Sen. John McCain for 'liberal' record. (Arizona Republic)

The White House announces who will be seated with the First Lady at the State of the Union address. (

Propane shortage becomes an emergency. (LA Times)

Brain-dead Texas woman taken off life support. (AP)

Guantanamo review boards to be opened to some members of the public. (McClatchy)