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First Word: The budget and Beyoncé

Tonight, Ezra Klein will play the role of Lawrence O'Donnell in our special Friday edition of The Last Word.
Beyonce performs the national anthem during the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol on January 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
Beyonce performs the national anthem during the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol on January 21, 2013 in Washington,...

Tonight, Ezra Klein will play the role of Lawrence O'Donnell in our special Friday edition of The Last Word. We'll go deep on the budget, the so-called filibuster reform deal and we can't not talk about Beyoncé at the inauguration.

Here's  a look at some of the stories that caught our attention: