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Morning Maddow: January 7

President Obama to announce his picks for Defense and the CIA today.

The Boehner coup attempt was bigger than we knew.

Meanwhile, Boehner continues to blame the President for the breakdown on tax negotiations.

Sen. Mitch McConnell says "The Tax Issue Is Finished."

The Washington Post reports the White House is working on big plans for gun control.

Hillary Clinton comes back to work today.

Obama's 2008 campaign gets a hefty fine from the FEC.

Salvage crews manage to hook that runaway rig in Alaska to a tow line.