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Jan. 10, 2013

Marijuana Legalization: Colorado and Washington State Grapple With Implementing New Laws

A number of developments must take place before the effects of these new laws are fully realized in Colorado and Washington state.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Gun Control is Why Chicago Murder Rates Are Skyrocketing

In a city with some of the toughest gun laws in America, residents fall prey to criminals with guns because they can't have those same weapons to protect themselves.
Jan. 10, 2013

5 Most Racist Moments in Sports History

The offensive chants at an AC Milan soccer game involving Kevin-Prince Boateng are only the most recent example of racism in sports. Here's a look at the top 5 most offensive moments in sports.
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Jan. 10, 2013

9 Reasons Unpaid Internships Are Worth It

With internships rising in the past four years, the debate often focuses on whether or not unpaid internships are worth all the trouble they cause. Here are 9 reasons why it is worth it.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Should You Get a Flu Shot? 7 Critical Things to Know This Flu Season

To make your life a little easier, here are a few things that are NOT true about the flu vaccine.
Jan. 10, 2013

Biggest Oscar Snubs 2013: What Happened to The Master and Kathryn Bigelow?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations today, which included some major surprises and some disappointing snubs. What does all this mean for the Oscars?
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Jan. 10, 2013

Dianne Feinstein Assault Weapons Ban Makes No Sense If You've Read the Constitution

The timing of Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons ban suggests that this is a fast and furious attempt to score political points at the expense of the Bill of Rights.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Jyoti Singh Pandey: Lawyer Makes Case For Police Corruption in Rape Case

Live updates of the discussion the world's largest democracy is having about women's rights, Jyoti Singh Pandey trial, and Delhi's anti-rape protests.
Jan. 10, 2013

People's Choice Awards 2013: LIVE Updates On the Winners and Nominees

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

'Django Unchained' Oscar Nomination: Is Tarantino's Contender for Best Picture Really Racist?

Tarantino's new film on American slavery is doing well at the box office, but what is the controversy surrounding its depiction of slavery and racism?
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Jan. 10, 2013

Assault Weapons Ban: Radical Legislation Is Shaped by Dianne Feinstein's Past

The proposed "assault weapons" ban is a radical piece of legislation shaped by Senator Dianne Feinstein's early experiences with guns.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Scott Walker Says Wisconsin Won't Be a "Right to Work" State, Actually Does Something Good For Workers

Currently, 24 of 50 states are "right-to-work" states; however, Wisconsin is not one of them. A look into Wisconsin's battles with unions and how Scott Walker finally got this one right.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: Republican Platform Not Aligned With American Values

The Republican Party is clearly unfriendly to immigrants, just take a look at their platform.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Minnesota Gay Marriage Bill: Can It Actually Pass?

Minnesotans opposed an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting gay marriage in November. That said, it's unlikely that a gay marriage bill will pass before the 2014 session.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Dianne Feinstein Assault Weapons Bill is the Only Sane Option Post-Sandy Hook

The many proposals under consideration by the White House, along with the Feinstein bill, would help curtail rampant gun violence that is still plaguing many communities across the country.
Jan. 10, 2013

Christina Aguilera is Having a Tough Few Years

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

44 Bizarre Presidential Facts

Think you know the presidents? Think again.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Assault Weapons Ban: It is Not Unconstitutional, And America Needs It

While the debate over gun control on the whole rages on, one thing can be made clear; the need for assault weapons and high-capacity magazines does not exist in American society today.
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Jan. 10, 2013

James Holmes Trial: Death Penalty Would Only Feed Culture of Violence

James Holmes committed a heinous crime but giving him the death penalty would only feed the culture of violence that leads men to value pain over human life.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Syria Civil War: U.S. Troops in Turkey Could Be Start Of Intervention

Four hundred American soldiers have been dispatched to man the Turkey-Syria border, ostensibly to protect Turkey from spillover in the Syrian civil war. But another agenda may be afoot.
Jan. 10, 2013

Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained: Why the Academy Loves Spielberg and Hates Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino gets snubbed, and Steven Spielberg gets endless love. So how do some directors get on the inside of the Oscars clique, while others are routinely cast aside?
Jan. 10, 2013

Ben Affleck Oscar Snub: No Nomination For Argo Director

Ben Affleck did not make the cut on the list of the year's best directors. Was he snubbed?
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Jan. 10, 2013

6 Choices For Father Of the Year Who Are Way Better Than Bill Clinton

In a veritable fit of irony, Bill Clinton has been named "Father of the Year" by the National Father's Day Council. Here are 6 more deserving dads.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Predator Drone Strike Kills American and Court Ensures Secrecy

A District Court judge reluctantly ruled that the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen involved with Al-Qaeda, will remain a government secret.
Jan. 10, 2013

Quvenzhané Wallis Nominated For Best Actress Nomination: Little Girl From Beasts Of the South Wild Nominated

Quvenzhané Wallis was nominated for Best Actress for her role in the film 'Beasts of the Southern Wild.' She is the youngest Best Actress nominee ever.
Jan. 10, 2013

Oscar Nominees 2013 Full List: Lincoln Leads With 12 Nominations

Who was nominated for each award? 'Lincoln' leads the pack with 12 nominations. Check out the full list of nominees here.
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Jan. 10, 2013

What Happens in States Like West Virginia After Coal?

Coal is king in southern West Virginia. But we can already see the effect that the dwindling supply of coal is having on this region.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Dianne Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban Unlikely to Pass

Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons ban faces an uphill battle as a majority of Americans oppose a ban, and there are signs of weakening support from Congress.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Taft Union High School Shooting: 2 Injured, Teacher Ryan Heber One of the Victims

A gunman has attacked Taft Union High School in Taft, Calif., shooting a student and a teacher.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Massachusetts Special Election: 5 Most Likely Democratic Senate Candidates

A sneak peek into the Massachusetts special election that will likely feature a contentious Democratic primary.
Jan. 10, 2013

Best People's Choice Awards Performances 2013: Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera Steal the Show

Light on performances, the 2013 People's Choice Awards did sneak in three solid musical appearances by some of the industry's A-listers Jason Aldean, Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Is Marijuana Legalization the Next Bubble Industry?

The marijuana industry will grow stronger as more states legalize. But once this becomes a federal issue and large-scale investors get involved, all bets are off.
Jan. 10, 2013

Best Picture Oscar Nominees 2013

'Argo,' 'Lincoln,' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' will top the list.
Jan. 10, 2013

Facebook (FB) Stock Spike: Mysterious Mark Zuckerberg Email Sends Stock Soaring

The social media giant has sent out a cryptic email, promising something new to be revealed on January 15.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Biden Gun Control Meetings Just a Façade For Obama to Bypass Congress

Despite Biden's gun control meetings, Obama has already set his gun control agenda and may circumvent Congress.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Jyoti Singh Pandey: India Gang Rape Victim Death Shows Rape Happens Everywhere

Live updates of the discussion the world's largest democracy is having about women's rights, Jyoti Singh Pandey trial, and Delhi's anti-rape protests
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Jan. 10, 2013

Tim Geithner May Go Directly From Treasury to a Cushy Banking Job

Tim Geithner is done as treasury secretary and his next move may be to get cozy with the very banks that did American wrong.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Hillary Clinton 2016: We Need a President Who Isn't Afraid of Hard Work

In an globalized world, a president who is not afraid of extensive travel and who has already developed some excellent relationships with world leaders can only be an asset.
Jan. 10, 2013

MLB Hall Of Fame: Steroids Era Characterized By Rank Hypocrisy From Sportswriters

Baseball writers denied the greatest players in the history of the game their place in the Hall of Fame, proving that they are a bunch of hypocrites.
Jan. 10, 2013

Best Director Oscar Nominations 2013: Kathryn Bigelow and Ben Affleck Snubbed

No Kathryn Bigelow, no Ben Affleck, no Tom Hooper? All three directors saw their films get Best Picture nods, but what about the directors?
Jan. 10, 2013

BAFTA Nominees 2013: Skyfall and The Hobbit Make the British Nominations Cut

'Lincoln' was unsurprisingly the biggest nominee, but BAFTA was a little kinder to a wider range of movies than the Oscars were. 'Skyfall' and 'The Hobbit' also made the list for the Brits.
Jan. 10, 2013

Oscars Nominations Live Stream: Watch the 2013 Academy Award Nominations LIVE

Emma Stone and Seth MacFarlane announce the 2013 Academy Award nominations live.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Jack Lew Nomination LIVE Video: Watch Obama Press Conference Video Here

President Obama will announce the nomination of White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew on Thursday at 1:30 PM EST. Watch it live here.
Jan. 10, 2013

Daniel Day-Lewis Oscar Nomination

Is there anyway on Earth the 'Lincoln' star won't be nominated?
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Jan. 10, 2013

There Should Be No Debt Ceiling: It's Just a Cheap Tactic

If not entirely unconstitutional, to use the debt ceiling as a bargaining chip is wholly undemocratic ... a sign of weak government.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Italian Elections: Silvio Berlusconi Returns?

While Italy is in a deep fiscal crisis while the Euro zone's worst fear is its default, the upcoming elections can be easily understood as a crucial point in the European history
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Jan. 10, 2013

Tyler Perry Offers $100,000 For Info About 2 Minority Men Who Disappeared After Getting Into Police Car

Two Florida men disappeared in 2003 and 2004 after getting into Deputy Steve Calkins' police car ... and Tyler Perry, Al Sharpton, and the NAACP want to know why.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Jyoti Singh Pandey: Lawyer makes case for police corruption

The world's largest democracy has finally started to have a discussion about women's rights and cultural change. Follow along here for continual updates.
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Jan. 10, 2013

James Holmes Trial Exposes What's Wrong With America

James Holmes and the shooting in Aurora, Colo., sheds light on the intersection of guns, mental health, capital punishment, and victim's rights in America.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Hugo Chavez Successors Could Potentially Make Venezuela a Democratic State

The death of socialist strongman Hugo Chavez will send shock waves throughout South America ... and potentially lead to democratic reform in Venezuela.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Debt Ceiling Showdown: Boehner Will Cave On Spending Cuts Again

There is zero chance that the Democrats would (or will) agree to a deal that seriously cuts $1 for every $1 increase in the debt ceiling.
Jan. 10, 2013

Beasts Of the Southern Wild Oscars Nominations: Quvenzhané Wallis Nominated For Best Actress

The 2013 Academy Award nominations were announced Thursday morning. 'Lincoln' lead the nominees with an expected 12 nominations but there was another unexpected nominee close at its heels.
Jan. 10, 2013

Christopher Nolan in Talks to Direct Sci-Fi Epic About Time Travel

According to recent reports, the 'Dark Knight' director could be well on his way to directing an original sci-fi adventure.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Same Sex Marriage States: These 4 States Are Leading the Way for LGBT Americans

Currently, 10 states allow same-sex marriage, and 5 grant same-sex couples civil unions. But how else are states across the nation leading the fight for gay rights?
Jan. 10, 2013

Ricky Gervais and Conan vs Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Remember Ricky Gervais--funny British comedian and also 3x host of the Golden Globes Award? Yesterday, Conan O' Brien interviewed him on his show and I couldn't stop laughing for days. Classic.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Michele Bachmann Reappointed to Intelligence Committee, Draws Well-Deserved Criticism

Michele Bachmann has been reappointed to the House Intelligence Committee. Her views on war and government oversight reveal contradictions in the Tea Party movement.
Jan. 10, 2013

Les Miserables Oscar Nominations

How many awards will the massive film be nominated for?
Jan. 10, 2013

#GoldenGlobe Award: Menu of 3 Course Dinner

Follow along live for the latest Golden Globes award winners and commentary!
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Jan. 10, 2013

American Spending, Not American Debt, is the Biggest Crisis We Face

We should use the debt ceiling as an alarm bell, warning us that our spending is seriously out of balance.
Jan. 10, 2013

Ellen Pompeo Shows Class and Style and I Love Her More Than I Thought Possible.

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

NDAA and Guantanamo Bay Show Obama is Still Crushing Civil Rights

That any person should be held by a United States agency without the possibility of being transferred for trial in a federal court is ludicrous.
Jan. 10, 2013

Shemar Moore Gives Next Best Quote of the People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Robert Downey Jr. Wins for Favorite Superhero

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Jack Lew Signature Goes Viral: Imagine This Ridiculous Signature on the $1 Bill

Jack Lew's qualifications will be endlessly debated in Congress and the media for sure, but one thing is beyond discussion: his signature is the worst in the world.
Jan. 10, 2013

Children Dressing Like Adults at The People's Choice Awards Are Somewhat Distracting

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Jennifer Lawrence Wins for Favorite Movie Actress

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

10 Redditors Try To Explain Life Today To Someone From the 1950s

Reddit's best thread of the week was how you would explain America today to someone form 1950, like ... we now have a black president.
Jan. 10, 2013

Katy Perry Accepts People's Choice Award Dressed As Gretel.

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Obama Press Conference LIVE Stream: Obama to Nominate Jack Lew As Treasury Secretary At 1:30 PM

President Obama will nominate White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to fill leaving Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's position at 1:30 PM EST. Watch here.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Gun Control Debate: Do Stand Your Ground Laws Increase Murder Rates?

A recent NPR special argues that Stand Your Ground laws, brought to national attention in the Trayvon Martin case, increase murder rates. But this argument is really about gun control.
Jan. 10, 2013

Taylor Swift Wins for Favorite Country Artist

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Where to Watch the Oscars Nominations LIVE

Tune in here as Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announce the 2013 Academy Award nominees.
Jan. 10, 2013

Best Picture Oscar Nominations 2013

Lincoln and Silver Linings Playbook joined a list of 9 nominated for Best Picture at the 85th Annual Academy Awards. Check out all the updates from the Oscar nominations.
Jan. 10, 2013

Was Jessica Chastain Nominated For Best Actress?

The Best Actress nominees for the 2013 Oscars were announced this morning. Check out the five nominees here.
Jan. 10, 2013

Golden Globes Preview of Beverly Hills Hilton Executive Chef in Planning Mode

Thanks to social media, we now know a little bit more of the type of food that will be served to the attendees on Sunday's Golden Globe Awards.
Jan. 10, 2013

2013 Best Picture Academy Award Nominees

Django Unchained and Zero Dark Thirty join a list of 9 nominated for Best Picture at the 85th Annual Academy Awards. Check out all the updates from the Oscar nominations.
Jan. 10, 2013

True Fact about People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

FEMA and Sandra Bullock Make Millions Happen to Re-Build School in New Orleans

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Jyoti Singh Pandey: Her Death Has Sparked a Revolution in India, Elsewhere

Live updates of the discussion the world's largest democracy is having about women's rights.
Jan. 10, 2013

Dedication to Sandra Bullock is Actually Quite Touching

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Chris Colfer Wins for Best Comedic Actor at The People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Lea Michelle Wins for Best Comedic Actress

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Announcement of the 2013 Oscar Nominees: A Guide

Presenting the latest coverage and commentary on the Academy Awards race.
Jan. 10, 2013

Ellen Degeneres Wins for Best Daytime Talk Show Host

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Oscar Nominations 2013

Emma Stone and Seth MacFarlane announce the Oscar nominations live.
Jan. 10, 2013

People's Choice: The Sad Truth

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Hilda Solis Resignation Means Diversity Problems in Obama's Cabinet

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis' resignation leaves a big hole in Obama's coalition of Hispanics, women of color and big labor.
Jan. 10, 2013

People's Choice Quote of the Show

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Thank God The People's Choice Awards Are Over.

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
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Jan. 10, 2013

How Hot Was 2012 in the U.S.? Enough to Be the Hottest Year Ever

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2012 was the hottest year on record in the contiguous United States.
Jan. 10, 2013

Maroon Five Wins for Favorite Band

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Watch the Oscar's Nominations LIVE

Full live stream of the 2013 Academy Awards nomination announcement here.
Jan. 10, 2013

Supernatural Wins People's Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi Show

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.
Jan. 10, 2013

Jennifer Anniston Wins Best Comedic Actress

The People's Choice Awards will be coming at you at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Follow along LIVE for up-to-the-minute analysis and results.