Friday Blog Roundup – 12-7-12

10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talke..

11 Books You Might Have Missed
Here are the 2012 fiction and nonfiction books that might have flown under the radar—..

Protests greet ‘right-to-work’ bill in Michigan
Thousands of people protested “right-to-work” legislation in and around Michigan’s Ca..

At Boehner’s Request, He and Obama Negotiate Alone
House Speaker John A. Boehner asked to exclude other leaders, leaving it to him and P..

Another handcuffed young man manages to shoot himself
A perturbing trend is emerging in the South. Twice in six months, young men have man..

“Fire Boehner”: Speaker’s head demanded over Tea Party purge
“If Speaker Boehner wants to purge independent, bold conservatives—I think it’s time ..

Calling for stimulus, Democrats cite ‘real cliff’ if jobless benefits ..
Just a day before the Labor Department releases the unemployment numbers for Novembe..

Video: Restaurant chain bites off more politics than diners will chew
Ezra Klein reports on how Darden Restaurants, including Olive Garden and Red Lobster..

Reaction Roundup: Jim DeMint leaves the Senate, and everybody’s happy ..
DeMint press conference (file photo) The reactions on this one are almost unanimous:..

George Zimmerman Suing NBC Universal For ‘Deceptive And Exploitative M..
George Zimmerman, the man who was arrested and charged with second degree murder in ..