Morning Maddow: January 8

Pres. Obama to consult intelligence leaders, Congress on NSA. (Reuters)

Former Guantanamo prisoner implicated in Benghazi attack. (Washington Post)

Unofficial VA Sen. election results: Democrat is ahead by 22 votes. (

The chef who brought down Bob McDonnell tells all. (Washingtonian)

Gabrielle Giffords calls for perseverance on the third anniversary of her shooting. (NY Times)

Rep. Trey Radel comes back to the Capitol (The Hill), gets a primary challenger back home. (Tampa Bay Times)

Libertarians win challenge to Ohio ballot-access limits. (AP)

Dennis Rodman bows, sings happy birthday, to Kim Jong Un. (AP)