(Via the Ex Files)
And as far as the gavel in the NC House is concerned, it's still up for grabs. Today's Insider notes that Rep. Jim Crawford held a get-together yesterday to try and build support, but that nothing's settled.
One list being circulated showed as many as 15 House Democratic caucus members undecided. The House Democratic caucus is scheduled to meet Jan. 10 to elect its speaker nominee.
On the legislative calendar today, the House Select Committee on Capital Punishment is holding a public hearing at 1 p.m.