5:40 a.m. E.T.
New York Times: “Obama Willing to Use Executive Orders on Guns”
Washington Post: “Poll: Most Americans Support New Gun-Control Measures After Newtown Massacre”
Wall Street Journal: “Obama Escalates Debt Fight”
Associated Press: “Cost-Cut Talk Is Long on Emotion, Short on Details”
Los Angeles Times: “Obama Appears to Gain Ground in Spending Battle”
Politico: “Five Ways the Debt Crisis Could Play Out”
The Hill: “‘Pretty Friendly Guy’ Obama Says He’s Wooed GOP Lawmakers”