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Morning Briefing: ‘Out Of This Darkness, A Brighter Day Will Come’

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"Morning Briefing: ‘Out Of This Darkness, A Brighter Day Will Come’"

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– Accused Colorado shooter James Holmes is set to appear in court today for the reading of the charges against him.

– While the Tea Party continues to demand more reductions to the federal budget, CNN Money warns that deep cuts in Washington will mean deep cuts for Main Street.

– Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) crossed party lines, making a $250 donation to his Democratic Senate colleague Joe Manchin (WV). Coburn explained that the donation came because Manchin is “a good guy.”

– A reminder about gun rights:

When the 2nd amendment was written, this is what a gun looked like.

– President Obama in Colorado says “Out of this darkness, a brighter day will come”:

– And finally, Pittsburgh police say a second bear has been reported at a suburban shopping mall.

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